Fairs and Festivals on Quadra Island
Quadra Island has a fantastic calendar of annual events engaging locals and visitors alike in a dazzling display of talent and entertainment. Check out the listings and dates of this year's line up.
May Day has been celebrated on Quadra Island for over 100 years! The event is an annual highlight and a focus for the entire community. The proceedings usually begin with a parade along Rebecca Spit at 10 am and then everyone gathers at the main field on Rebecca Spit for the crowning of the May Queen, acknowledgment of community groups in the May Day dedication, May Pole dancing and sports. Saturday, May 28, 2016
For more information contact the Quadra Island Recreation Society
The Quadra Island Studio Tour begins with a much anticipated opening event on June 4-5, 2016. Enjoy a glimpse into the working studios of Quadra Island’s creative community. See sculpture, pottery, photography, printmaking, painting and more and an opportunity to meet the talented individuals who create the artwork. A group exhibition in the Community Centre features all of the participants, and visitors can stop in for refreshments and to browse through the displays there.
Tickets can be purchased for $5 from: Hummingbird Office Supply, Quadra Tourist Info Centre or Campbell River Public Art Gallery.
Saturday & Sunday, June 4-5, 2016
Celebrate the great outdoors and start your summer adventure on Quadra Island. Join us for a weekend of hiking, kayaking, biking, climbing and whatever activity you love. The focus of this festival is on getting out there and getting it done but there will be some workshops and a few other organized events. Keep up to date the the festival schedule here>
There will be new gardens and new quilts. Now is the time to invite your friends and family for the weekend of June 25th and 26th, to show the creativity of Quadra Quilters and the beauty of Quadra gardens. For more information please watch for notices and posters or call Bev 285-3897.
The 6th annual Quadra Island Festival of Chamber Music runs this year from July 20th to July 24th and includes a Family afternoon concert at the Quadra Community Centre on July 21st. as well as three evening concerts and one at Sunday lunchtime.. Our venues this year are the Quadra Community Centre, The Stonehouse, South End Winery and the Cape Mudge United Church. Our musicians are under the direction of Artistic Director, Philip Hansen, principal cello of the Calgary Symphony, and featuring guest musicians from across North America. Put these dates into your organizers and come out to enjoy top quality music on beautiful Quadra Island. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and at www.quadrafestival.com
This annual weekend long family event takes place at the Quadra Island Community Centre and showcases a huge selection of diverse Canadian artists on multitude different stages. No date yet announced for 2016.
The festival will be a force of creative inspirations certain to make a memorable experience for all who attend.
This year you can be sure to expect all the live music, painting, characters, puppets, juggling, dancing, crafts, clothes, vendors, food, refreshments and games one could ever hope for on an island in the spectacular setting of the Discovery Islands. No date yet announced for 2016
Sunday, 11th September, 2016
Stay tuned for news about the 2016 fair....