CALENDAR OF TOFINO EVENTS
- Tofino Shorebird FestivalMay 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Did you know that Tofino is one of the best places in western Canada for bird watching? Every year, the Tofino Shorebird Festival celebrates the annual migration of the thousands of shorebirds that stop here to feed and rest as they make their impressive journey from South and Central America northward to their Arctic breeding grounds.
- FEAST! TofinoMay 5, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Pacific Sands is proud to be an event partner for the annual FEAST! Tofino - May 6 to 22. A boat-to-table celebration of seafood so fresh and so sustainable, that the festival is Oceanwise endorsed.
Take your pick of culinary events celebrating our ocean's bounty including guest chef dinners, dock festivals and beach shindigs.
- Rip Curl Pro Tofino 2017May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Catch the action right here in Cox Bay, when the best of the best compete for $25,000 in cash and prizes during this big-draw Canadian Surfing Championship.
- Mother's DayMay 14, 2017
- Tofino's Public MarketMay 20, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017
The Tofino Public Market Society presents Saturday Markets, May to September on Tofino's Village Green.
“Make it, Bake it, Grow it, Gather it” is the market’s principle. Vendors of all ages include local artisans, home bakers, market gardeners, and wild food harvesters. Organic and B.C. grown produce is most welcome. Non-profit organizations are also encouraged to participate.
Both locals and tourists alike enjoy visiting the market, held on the Tofino Village Green, at 3rd and Campbell, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Music, food, and surprises add to the fun, festive atmosphere.
The Markets provide a forum for Tofino artisans, artists and performers (and visiting vendors from across Vancouver Island and beyond) to showcase their wares.
In a festive atmosphere with fresh food, live music and other activities, visitors and locals can shop and peruse from vendor to vendor.
Come down to the park and check out what people are making, baking, growing and gathering.
- Clayoquot Island Preserve Open HouseMay 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Once a year - on May long weekend - the folks on Clayoquot Island open up their island to visitors. It's a unique and special experience to spend an afternoon wandering the beaches, forest boardwalks and the beautiful gardens of this 25-acre jewel. It is only a short boat ride away from Tofino with complimentary shuttles from the First Street dock on Saturday and Sunday.
- Victoria DayMay 22, 2017
- Tofino Boardwalk GalaMay 26, 2017
The Tofino Boardwalk is a collection of 20 unique surfboards created by some of Tofino’s finest artists. The boards are displayed at sponsored locations around Tofino, but now is the time for live auction bidders to snatch one up at this Tofino Arts Council's Gala event.