CALENDAR OF TOFINO EVENTS
- 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.
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.
Come down to the park and check out what people are making, baking, growing and gathering.
- Queen of the Peak Surf ContestSep 29, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017
Queen of the Peak is an annual all women's surf championship, created by Surf Sister and Shelter Restaurant in 2010.
This fun, growing event showcases and celebrates the amazing female surf talent present here on the west coast - and beyond! Contest organizers focus efforts on designing the contest to be ‘female-friendly’ with free child care, dog sitting services and, even a massage tent that is complimentary for competitors.
- Meet Mark Hobson In His GalleryOct 7, 2017 - Oct 9, 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.
Location: 366 Campbell Street, Tofino
- Tofino Surf WeekendOct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 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. Paddle Canada Coastal SUP Certification Levels 1 & 2 are awarded for this SUP Surf Course.
The weekends are a perfect introduction to SUP surfing in coastal areas. Enjoy the magic of Tofino and the west coast on our fun, friendly surf weekend. Entering our sixth year of courses together, we provide clients with enjoyable, technical surf and ocean training.
Our weekend is designed to introduce paddlers to the ocean environment with the goal of catching your first wave or improving on your existing surf skill set. Surfers will take part in on-water and dry land based teaching sessions, with video analysis sessions, that will focus on safety, etiquette, paddling technique. We teach swell forecasting and critical thinking in a dynamic ocean environment, whether catching your first or your tenth ride. Our industry leading surf instructors provide technical coaching that will steepen your learning curve and keep you safe in the ocean environment.
Course ratio will be kept to a maximum of 1:4 to ensure safety and increase personal instruction time.
Price: $450 + GST
Course Description: This course is designed to introduce novice paddlers to Stand Up Surfing moderate surf conditions (<1m). Course ratio will be kept to a maximum of 1:4 to ensure safety and increase personal instruction time. The course will include land-based and water-based teaching sessions as well as video analysis during the evening.
For equipment list, full itinerary and more info please visit the course page.