Discover Campbell River Day this Saturday 


The Campbell River Spirit Square is the place to be this Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Visitor Centre’’s Inaugural Discover Campbell River Day.

The Campbell River Spirit Square is the place to be this Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Visitor Centre’’s Inaugural Discover Campbell River Day.

The day’s family friendly events include a Bouncerama for kids; Magic Faces face painting from 1-4 p.m., live broadcasting from 99.7 the River Radio, draws and tours of the Visitor Centre. The Homalco Band is serving delicious barbeque from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Local businesses will have booths set up promoting their products and services. A variety of information from arts, culture and  heritage, accommodation, adventure tourism, charities, health & fitness, local foods, parks, retail and wildlife adventures will be ready to share how they can assist Campbell River residents and visitors alike.

In addition, the Visitor Centre will be announcing the winner of their second annual city-wide scavenger hunt, a challenge that highlights the many exciting activities that are available within our beautiful community.

As an added bonus to Discover Campbell River Day, the Pier Street Association is hosting a Campbell River Market Day Sunfest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Follow the sunflowers along Pier Street, Shoppers Row and 11th Avenue.

For more information on the events for the day, or to register a last minute table for your businesses, stop by the Visitor Centre at 1235 Shoppers Row or call the Visitor Centre Manager, Rhonda Harper at 250-830-0411 ext. 1. The event will be on rain or shine.

Just Posted

B.C. salmon farm inspection deal reached with Indigenous people

Monitoring to determine if any Broughton region farms stay open

Compromise found on grocery store size in south Campbell River subdivision

Approved increase less than developer wanted, but will still allow for some flexibility

City of Campbell River looks to improve environmental protection during development

Changes to mapping environmentally sensitive areas and how permitting process works is under review

Dippity doo-dah; Campbell River Rotary Duck Dip winners scooped up

Fundraiser for Head Injury Support Society’s Linda’s Place

VIDEO: B.C. man accused of assaulting sex worker loses temper in interrogation

Defence lawyer says statements made by accused Curtis Sagmoen should be deemed inadmissible

B.C. man guilty of first-degree murder in Yukon killing

Edward James Penner, 22, was given the mandatory life sentence for the 2017 slaying of 25-year-old Adam Cormack

Woman stabbed at least five times in Nelson during random attack

Victim is in hospital, suspect is in police custody

Victoria man spots online photo of his totem pole 11 years after it was stolen

Mark Trueman restored the pole himself before it was stolen off of his property in Duncan

‘I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who swam naked, drunk in Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

How to react to Trudeau’s racist photos? With humility, B.C. prof says

‘We are now treating racism as a crime that you cannot recover from’

Horvat paces Canucks to 6-1 pre-season win over Oilers

Vancouver improves to 3-1 in NHL exhibition action

‘Really disturbing:’ Trudeau’s racist photos worry B.C. First Nation chief

Wet’suwet’en Chief concerned the photos will sow fear in Indigenous communities

‘Unacceptable’: What politicians have to say about Trudeau in blackface

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi: ‘When I saw that picture last night, certainly it was a sucker-punch’

Most Read