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!

Yoga Tofino Botanical Gardens

Wednesday July 19th to Wednesday September 27th, 2017

Yoga at the Tofino Botanical Gardens

Wednesdays

4:30 - 5:30pm

$15

Meet us by the chicken coop, in the "Yoga Barn"

For more information:

info@tofinoyoga.com

250-266-2224

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Beach Yoga

Thursday July 20th to Saturday September 30th, 2017

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays

Presented by Tofino Yoga

Mackenzie Beach

8:30-9:30am

Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.

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SUP Yoga

Thursday July 20th to Thursday September 14th, 2017

SUP Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays

Presented by Tofino Yoga 

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Yoga | Tofino Botanical Gardens

Monday July 24th to Monday September 25th, 2017

Yoga at the Tofino Botanical Gardens

Mondays

8:30-9:30am

$15

Meet us by the chicken coop, in the "Yoga Barn"

For more information:

info@tofinoyoga.com

250-266-2224

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Tracking the Wild

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Come search for the tracks of Bears, Wolves and Cougars on the beach and in the dunes.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

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Rainforest Walk

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

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Crave the Wave - Theatre Show

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 20:00

Discover what makes surfing so addictive, all while getting some surf tips and learning about Coast-Smart! Featuring Adam Chilton's local surf flick "Uncharted".
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

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Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

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Creatures of the Coast

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

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Touch Tank with Ucluelet Aquarium

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Join visiting Ucluelet Aquarium staff and the creatures they will bring with them. Learn about anemones, urchins, sea stars, and more as you experience them close-up and personal in touch tanks.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Free!

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Hippies, Pioneers and Outcasts - Theatre Show

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 20:00

The West Coast has long been known for its free spirits and eclectic culture. Hear stories from characters, past and present, who call the end of road home.
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

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Kid's Drop-in Art Classes

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

Begin your day exploring creativity and learning with your child! Open to all ages - parents and children attend the class together. We will be teaching a rotation of collage, weaving, painting, sculpture, drawing, inspired by the moment!

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Raincoast Beach Seines

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30 to 12:00

Investigate the many creatures of the intertidal zone and eelgrass habitat in the Tofino harbour with Raincoast Education Society biologists as your guides! Gumboots suggested. The beach seines are free, and donations are always appreciated. Please dress appropriately.

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Shoreline Explore Walk

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

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Rainforest Walk

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

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Beeswax Crafting Workshop

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Explore the versatility of beeswax with local artists and shop owner, Erin McGillivray. In this all ages workshop we will be making beeswax bowls, candles, and reusable wax cling wrap.

Location: Ultramarine Art Supply

Time: 6-8pm

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Pirates of the Intertidal - Theatre Show

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 20:00

Meet Captain Claw, a hermit crab not much bigger than your thumb. But beware - his intertidal world is full of thievery, deception and piracy!
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

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Kid's Drop-in Art Classes

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

Begin your day exploring creativity and learning with your child! Open to all ages - parents and children attend the class together. We will be teaching a rotation of collage, weaving, painting, sculpture, drawing, inspired by the moment!

Full Details »

Shoreline Explore Walk

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Bears, Wolves & Cougars - Theatre Show

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 20:00

Discover what happens when bears, wolves, and cougars try to share this place with the people who live and visit here.
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

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Kid's Drop-in Art Classes

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

Begin your day exploring creativity and learning with your child! Open to all ages - parents and children attend the class together. We will be teaching a rotation of collage, weaving, painting, sculpture, drawing, inspired by the moment!

Full Details »

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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Rainforest Walk

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Sand Dunes Walk

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Walk the slopes and crests of windblown sand. Discover a world that is not beach or forest, but a strange and disappearing blend of both.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

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Whale Tales - Theatre Show

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 20:00

Grey, humpback and orca whales are some of the most captivating creatures that visit the Park Reserve. Learn about their mysterious and fascinating lives, and how our relationship with them has changed over time.
Location: Green Point Theatre

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Kid's Drop-in Art Classes

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

Begin your day exploring creativity and learning with your child! Open to all ages - parents and children attend the class together. We will be teaching a rotation of collage, weaving, painting, sculpture, drawing, inspired by the moment!

Full Details »

Shoreline Explore Walk

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Creatures of the Coast

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Creatures of the Coast

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Shoreline Explore Walk

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »
Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

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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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Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

Full Details »

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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Wellness in the Wilderness with Ocean Outfitters & Tofino Yoga

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 09:00 to 12:30

Ocean Outfitters has teamed up with Totino Yoga to help you celelebrate summer & celebrate you! This is the perfect marine adventure for SUP enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. We are offering a unique day of Wellness in the Wilderness at our new remote SUP kayak dock. 

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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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Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

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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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Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

Full Details »

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!

Full Details »
Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

Full Details »

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

Full Details »

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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West Coast Multiplex Scramble Fundraiser

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 13:00
  • 9 hole texas Scramble + 18 hole mini-putt
  • Dinner, prizes, silent & live auction
  • $75 per person register with Long Beach Golf Course 250-725-3332 
  • OR, join us for dinner only for $45 per person
  • Everyone welcome!
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hišinqʷiił – Regional Gathering

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00

On behalf of the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government, and Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, you are respectfully invited to hišinqʷiił – a regional gathering.

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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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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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Mushrooms of the West Coast

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October, 2017

This three-day field-course (Friday evening until Sunday noon), will introduce participants to the wonderful world of West Coast Mushrooms. Topics to be covered include:

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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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Tofino Surf Weekend

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October, 2017

Tofino Paddle Surf and Catherine Bruhwiler continue to work with Paddle Canada Instructors Norm Hann and Mike Darbyshire offering these awesome Tofino Coastal Surf Weekends on Tofino's spectacular beaches.

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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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