Best Tofino Events

Locals are always flying off to one Tofino event or another!

Pacific Rim Whale Festival – March

Pacific Rim Whale Festival: Celebrate The Return of Whales Tofino whales and Ucluelet whales – although they aren’t ours of course, but we love them! Throughout Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve celebrations of the return of migrating and summer resident whales is call for excitement. The Pacific Rim Whale Festival is about grey whales and marine life...

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Tofino Public Market – May to Sep

 Tofino Public Market May Long-Week End to End of September Saturdays 10 am- 2 pm Tofino Village Green   The Tofino Public Market is a Saturday market in the Tofino Village Green. Local art, photography, food, jewelry, cards, sculpture, music… Kids, dogs, bikes, friendly vendors, smiling people, merry-makers… Be sure to visit Tofino Photography. Tofino Public Market, Tofino, BC, Canada Every...

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Tofino Food & Wine Festival – June

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. Over the years, Grazing in the Gardens has supported several non profit organizations and initiatives, including Tofino Botanical Gardens Foundation, Community Children’s...

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Tofino Lantern Festival – August

Tofino Lantern Festival is held every August The Tofino Lantern Festival is the Tofino Botanical Gardens’ ‘signature’ community event and fundraiser, drawing the young and old with an unbelievable variety of hand made lanterns. The Tofino Lantern Festival was born in 2001 and since then has grown to feature local musicians and artists and includes a ‘permanent collection’ of...

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Surf’s Up, Tofino, BC – September

About Surf’s Up – Tofino Surf Camp – September Tofino Surfing for children and families living with Autism. Surf’s Up takes place in Tofino BC where children and families living with Autism come together and enjoy a day out on the beach and in the water surfing. Smiles are plentiful and laughs are contagious. Enjoy the Aloha Spirit! Please note: We are not promoting...

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Cultural Heritage Festival – September

Cultural Heritage Festival – September This is a young festival that celebrates the artistic voices of our community. Each year the theme of this festival changes and in 2014 we are proud to announce that the theme is “Fishing the West Coast”.  With a rich and diverse present day fishing community and history, we know that this theme will present an eclectic and insightful look into this...

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Bruhwiler Kids Classic – September

 First Annual Bruhwiler Kids Classic September 20, 2014 A day at the beach, dedicated to all the mini hardcore Canadian surfers who brave the cold water because they love to surf! The Beach Day will run as a one day event in Tofino, using a classic heat/judging panel format for the competitive divisions and a non judged ‘expression session’ event for the kids who are not interested in competing...

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Tofino Water Restrictions: June 3 –

Stage 1 – Water Restrictions in Effect All residents of the District of Tofino are advised that effective June 3, 2015, Stage 1 water restrictions are in effect until further notice. Watering of lawns and gardens or other activities requiring large use of water is permitted only as follows: Even numbered civic addresses may sprinkle on Tuesdays and Fridays between the hours of 6:00 A.M....

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Edge to Edge Marathon – June

Edge to Edge Marathon – June Marathon, Half-marathon & Team Relay Imagine running surrounded by crisp ocean air, lush forests cheered on by the warm friendliness of Tofino and Ucluelet on the West Coast. It is a day that will be etched in your memory for many years to come! The Edge-to-Edge Marathon was started by the Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce. The pride of our communities on the...

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Ukee Days Festival – July

Ukee Days Festival A Parade! · Music · Performance · Food  · Crafts Logger Sports · Beer Gardens · Pancakes · BBQ Ukee Days is a community festival in Ucluelet, BC, Canada that celebrates West Coast life. Held in the month of July, Ukee Days starts on Friday and ends on Sunday. Friday Ukee Days fun is usually held on Ucluelet’s village green at 200 Main Street. Saturday and Sunday Ukee...

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Tofino Shorebird Festival – May

Tofino Shorebird Festival – May, Tofino, BC, Canada 18th Annual Tofino Shorebird Festival is May 1-3, 2015 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...

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Pacific Rim Whale Festival – March

29th Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival Saturday 14th to Sunday 22nd March, 2015 We love whales on the West Coast and when they rock through our world – we celebrate! Sightings mean phones are ringing all over town. We hop in kayaks, boats, head to the beach or the Wild Pacific Trail to cache glimpses of these majestic beauties. And then we jump on a zodiac or nice comfy cabin boat and head...

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Pacific Rim Tea Festival – April

 Pacific Rim Tea Festival – April Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April, 2015 The Pacific Rim Tea Festival is a fun and educational event, whether you are new to tea or a bit of a tea geek, there is something for everyone. The goal is to provide a variety experiences about the diverse world of tea.

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Tofino Recycling Schedule & Info

Tofino Recycling Rocks! Tofino Recycling Schedule and Items You May Recycle in Tofino, BC, Canada We consider Tofino Recycling an event! Keeping Tofino’s natural environment safe and clean is a privledge and one that Tofino residents take pride in.  If you pick up litter that’s fallen out of someone’s pocket on the beach, on a trail or in the ocean please make sure it’s...

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Feast Tofino Festival – May

Feast Tofino Festival is held annually in May Feast Tofino is the opportunity to celebrate local food. The chance to honour and respect nature and celebrate the harvest of local food. Feast Tofino is a collaboration between acclaimed local and regional guest chefs, restaurants, foragers, fishers and farmers, all of whom celebrate in ‘boat-to-table’ food philosophy and great West...

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