Tofino BC Events

From surf events and annual celebrations, to food festivals and live music, Tofino’s event schedule is ever-changing and fun. Simply use the filter box below to choose your interests and plan your visit!

The Art of Melanie MacLeod

Friday September 15th to Tuesday October 31st, 2017

The Reception will be October 12th from 7-9pm at Main Street Gallery @ the Kayak Shop, 320 Main Street, Tofino.

The show runs from September 15th - October 31st, 2017.

A bit about Melanie MacLeod:

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Esther Celebrini Live at Driftwood Cafe

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 18:30 to 21:00

Esther Celebrini has been producing music events for over 20 years, working with professional musicians and as well, bringing her own skills as a trained classical pianist, songwriter and composer as well as music DJ (DJ Lady E) to provide a versatile range of emotions and experiences.

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West Coast Winter Music Series: RupLoops

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 09:30

Meet Rup of RupLoops, vocal percussionist, rhythmic rhymer, live looping performer and music educator. Through body percussion and beatboxing, Rup demonstrates and teaches how the body is indeed a musical instrument. 

FREE family concert! 
Location: Tofino Community Hall

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Monday Night Movies

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 20:00 to 22:00


Director:  Aisling Walsh    Dr/Bio, 2017, Can, 112 min, PG

Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre (on Campbell Street, across from the Village Green)

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Monday Night Movies

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 20:00 to 22:00

Baby Driver

Director:  Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead)   Act/Com, 2017, US, 113 min, 14A

Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre (on Campbell Street, across from the Village Green)

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 11th to Monday 13th November, 2017

Mark will be in the gallery painting at his easel! Come in to see him in action and get insight into how he creates his vivid and detailed artworks. 

Time: 11am-3pm
Location: 366 Campbell Street, Tofino

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00

It's Clayoquot Oyster Festival time! Join us in a Surfrider Beach Clean Up at Schooner Cove in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, November 18th, 10am - 1pm.

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Before you Jingle into Xmas, in true Tofino-style, join us in a Surfrider Beach Clean Up at the Crab Dock, Friday, December 1st from 2pm - 4pm!

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Winter Artisan Market

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 11:00 to 15:00

'Tis the season to enjoy the gift of creativity. The Winter Artisan Market is an annual pre-Christmas tradition in Tofino. Here, you'll find goodies, gifts and beautiful things, all crafted in and around Tofino.

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Pacific Rim Whale Festival

Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th March, 2018

Join the coastal celebration! The festival, now in its 32nd year, honours the annual migration of over 20,000 Gray Whales past our shores. Over the years, the festival has grown to feature events including educational discussions/panels, concerts, Maritime Kids Days, culinary events and more.

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Tofino Saltwater Classic

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July, 2018

In its 9th year, the Tofino Saltwater Classic fishing derby was created by the National Hockey League's Brendan Morrison as a fundraiser for Tofino community initiatives. Over $250,000 CAD has been raised thus far!  

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Carving On The Edge Festival

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th September, 2018

The Carving on the Edge Festival celebrates traditional and contemporary carving arts with something for everyone from lovers of arts and culture to carvers of all skill levels.

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