Make Your Holiday Season Memorable in Nanaimo
One of the great joys of living in Nanaimo, British Columbia is the rich tapestry of cultures that combine to make Canada a reflection on the world. One of the best times to see those traditions come alive is in winter.
The City of Nanaimo is located on Vancouver Island and features one of the most beautiful waterfronts in Canada. Whether you love this city of nearly 84,000 for the ocean, the mountains or the vast outdoor activities, there is something here for nearly everyone!
This year you can bring in the holidays with a number of wonderful activities for the entire family. Theatre One is presenting their Winter Wonderland Program that features a barbershop Chorus, an Accapella Trio and Joëlle Rabu. Meanwhile, The Vancouver Island Symphony will be performing “Intimate Christmas.
You can also bring home the Christmas spirit by choosing your own tree at the Festival of Trees. It is a great event with amazing Christmas lights, decorations and trees. There is even a raffle for some of the most beautiful trees during the festival.
Nanaimo is all about celebration! That is why the 14th Annual Nanaimo Artwalk is such a key event in the city. This is the 14th year for the event. It begins Saturday, December 1 and continues Sunday. Both days begin at 10:00 am and activities run through 5 pm. The Artwalk takes place Downtown and in the Old City Quarter.
The work of 50 artists will be featured in 20 different locations this year. All of the artwork is for sale and will make a treasured addition to your holiday traditions. Best of all, you will be supporting the local arts community!
Nanaimo is known as “The Hub City” because it is central to everything that is happening on the Vancouver Island. The downtown area forms a hub filled with pubs and other night spots that entertain the island population. It is also world renowned as the “Bathtub Racing Capital of the World!”
Right now, you can own a piece of the dream in Nanaimo without breaking the bank. The current median home price is just $360,799. That is an incredible value that is sure to please. Imagine living in the heart of it all on Vancouver Island!
This holiday season, do yourself a favor. Check out one of the many outstanding events in Nanaimo and while you are there, look at some of the incredible properties available right now. You could be living the good live in Nanaimo every day!
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