Tofino Events - All Upcoming

There's always something fun and exciting to experience in Tofino.  Use the controls on this page to see what's happening when you plan on visiting!

Clayoquot Café — Joanna Streely artwork

Clayoquot Café—Salmon Farming in Clayoquot Sound?

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Clayoquot Action is hosting a series of monthly Clayoquot Cafés. Each gathering will include an in-depth update on a different ecological challenge, and provide an opportunity for conversations that matter. We’ll use the World Café format to facilitate dialogue.

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Peaceful Action Training

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

This short, fun workshop will introduce you to the concepts of peaceful action. This workshop is designed to be hands-on. The focus will be on covering relevant theory and then applying it in a variety of activities.

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Friday 14th to Monday 17th April, 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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Plant Hanger Macramé Workshop

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Learn the basic knots and skills to create your very own macrame plant hanger with local artist Kendra Michie.

Cost: $25 + materials

For more info and to register please email or stop by Ultramarine Art Supply (451 Main Street, Tofino).

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Drawing from Imagination Workshop

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Explore art as a tool for self-discovery and soul expression in this 2-hour workshop by local artist Andrea Fergusson.

Cost: $25 + materials

For more info and to register please email or stop by Ultramarine Art Supply (451 Main Street, Tofino).

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Planet Earth—Planetary movie cover

PLANETARY—Earth Day screening

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 20:00 to 22:00

Celebrate Earth Day with this special screening of PLANETARY.

Doors at 7:30pm, Movie at 8:00pm

Clayoquot Community Theatre, 380 Campbell Street, Tofino.

This event is a Pull Together fundraiser.

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Brunch for the Birds

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00

Get an early start on the Tofino Shorebird Festival and join us for "Brunch for the Birds" on Sunday, April 23rd!  This delicious annual festival fundraiser is hosted and sponsored by the Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant.

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Great Room West Coast Tea Party

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 11:30 to 15:00

Join us in the Great Room for a traditional afternoon tea, West Coast style! All proceeds of the event supporting our elementary schools in Tofino & Ucluelet. Funds raised will be used to support kids activities and needed resources.

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Tofino Shorebird Festival

Friday 5th to Sunday 7th May, 2017

Every year from late April through May, flocks of Sandpipers, Plovers, Whimbrels, and many other shorebirds pass through the Tofino area. Thousands stop here to feed and rest as they make their impressive journey from South and Central America northward to their Arctic breeding grounds.

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Feast Tofino

Friday 5th to Sunday 21st May, 2017

Taste Tofino’s sustainable boat-to-table cuisine in this 2 week-long culinary celebration.

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Rip Curl Pro Tofino

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th May, 2017

Rip Curl Pro Tofino is Canada’s largest surfing competition and the only one in Canada open to all divisions. Sanctioned by the Canadian Surfing Association, it's also the Canadian Surfing Championship. 

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00

Celebrate May We Play with a Cox Bay beach clean up, May 20th, 10am - 1pm!

This is a plastic bag, bottle and cup free event! Please dress for the weather, bring your own reusable bag, work gloves, and a reusable to-go cup for some free refreshments!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 20th to Monday 22nd May, 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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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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2017 Tofino Food & Wine Festival

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th June, 2017

Tofino Food and Wine Festival celebrates the marriage of food and wine, with the main event, Grazing in the Gardens, showcasing local culinary talents and British Columbia wines in the beautiful Tofino Botanical Gardens.

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino SUP Festival & Race

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June, 2017

2017 National SUP Race Championships

Join the fun and fast growing sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, showcased at each race location with

Short & long distance races, fun races & relays, demos, beach sprints, BBQ, lots of prizes!!! 

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Tofino SUP Challenge

Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th June, 2017
Join the fun and fast growing sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, showcased at each race location with off the beach sprint races, fun relays and long distance courses for all ages and experience levels!!  
 
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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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The Tri-Conic Challenge

Friday June 30th to Monday July 3rd, 2017

Run the Train. Bike the Boat. Swim the Plane. Or, do all three in Port Alberni, Canada Day Long Weekend 2017 (June 30 - July 3)!

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Pacific Rim Summer Festival

Saturday 1st to Sunday 9th July, 2017

The Pacific Rim Arts Society is gearing up with an amazing line-up of performing and visual arts for this year's Summer Festival!

Held in Tofino, Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, there is an event for everyone!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd July, 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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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Saltwater Classic

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th July, 2017

In its eighth 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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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00

Green waves and summer days! Join Surfrider for a beach clean up on July 23rd, 1pm - 4pm, at Mackenzie Beach! See you there.

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 5th to Monday 7th August, 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, August 12, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00

Go with the Flo! Join us for a Surfrider Beach Clean Up on August 12th, 10am - 1pm, at Florencia Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Lantern Festival

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 19:30 to 22:30

The Tofino Lantern Festival is a signature community event, drawing a following with an unbelievable variety of handmade lanterns.

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Otalith Music Festival

Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th August, 2017

The most intimate music festival in the world!  

Enjoy international acts in the heart of a costal rainforest while raising money for local and regional non-profit organizations.

Exclusive All Access Tickets on sale February 9th, 2017. 

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th September, 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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Carving On The Edge Festival

Thursday 7th to Wednesday 13th September, 2017

Carving on the Edge Festival is a celebration of the West Coast carver, showcasing traditional and contemporary west coast wood carving with a full calendar of exhibits, storytelling, family programs, demonstrations and a variety of hands-on workshops.

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Surf's Up for Autism

Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th September, 2017

The 6th annual Surf's Up for Autism is a free two-day surf camp for pre-registered families and children, between the ages of 5 and 17, living with autism.  

This is a non-profit event providing opportunities for families living with autism to surf in an inclusive environment.

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00

To celebrate Salmon Festival, Surfrider is hosting a beach clean up on Sunday, September 17th, 1pm - 4pm, at Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve!

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Cultural Heritage Festival

Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th September, 2017

The Cultural Heritage Festival returns to Tofino, Ucluelet and the West Coast Region! It's about art and West Coast life as one. Join the Pacific Rim Arts Society in exploring art forms that represent the diversity in the cultural heritage of the west coast.

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West Coast Weird-Off

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 09:00 to 13:30

Back by popular demand! The West Coast Weird-Off takes a second crack at keeping it weird.

 We're calling for a fun day on the beach.  

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Queen of the Peak

Queen of the Peak

Friday September 29th to Sunday October 1st, 2017

Queen of the Peak is an annual all women's surf championship, created by Surf Sister and Shelter Restaurant in 2010.

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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ParticipACTION 150 Play List

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 14:00 to 18:00

The ParticipACTION 150 Play List is an initiative to get Canadians to sit less and move more! The tour will be travelling across Canada visiting various communities, inviting them to try various physical activities.

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

Put it on your radar! Surfrider is hosting a beach clean up on Saturday, October 7th, 10am - 2pm, at Radar Point!

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Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 7th to Monday 9th October, 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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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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21st annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th November, 2017

Keeping Tofino’s population growing since 1997, the Clayoquot Oyster Festival celebrates Tofino’s favourite bivalve.  It is held annually on the 3rd week of November, coinciding with the beginning of the area’s oyster harvest as this is when oysters are at their plumpest.

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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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