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….be prepared to love this market.

Brought to you by the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce this popular street market is a true reflection of our community's vibrant character. In its 15th year, the Tuesday night market runs from 6:00 to 9:00pm, Craig Street becomes infused with energy and excitement. Another sold out market with 180 + vendors to visit. The market is popular with locals and visitors looking for a unique experience. With an eclectic mix of local merchants, artisans, craftspeople, farmers, local entertainers and of course food trucks, there really is something for everyone.Dinner at the market or one of our many downtown restaurants? Why not? Such a variety of food with restaurants, vendors and food trucks offering everything from organic and vegan to comfort foods and ethnic options, all prepared onsite and freshly made for you! Whatever you decide, you are sure to find something to enjoy. You might also consider taking home some farm fresh produce to prepare your own feast. Summer by the Sea Street Market is an economic benefit to the community. It helps to bring visitors to the region and specifically to Parksville’s downtown. It’s a great weekday event for those visiting the area looking for a unique Island experience. Come down and enjoy the Tuesday evening market while supporting local businesses, artisans and food producers.

Experience downtown Parksville like you never have before.


Canada Day in Parksville has been a tradition in our beautiful city for over 15 years, bringing our community together, for residents and visitors to gather and celebrate our great country. This special day presented by the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce is the largest Canada Day celebration in the region. Celebrate with us July 1st at the Parksville Community Park with entertainment, market vendors, food and family friendly activities.

Event highlights:

Shriners Pancake Breakfast: starts at 7:30am at the Coastal Community Credit Union Parking Lot

Canada Day Parade: starts at 10am The Parade will run from Shelly Rd (Marshalling Station) left onto Island Highway left on Craig Street ending at the City Hall on Jensen Avenue.

Opening ceremonies: noon at the Parksville Community Park main stage 

Kids Stage Entertainment: Innovate Dance Studio 1-2, The Kerplunks 2:15-3:15




These discounts are for the cast and crew of Chesapeake Shores.

Participating businesses:

Board1resizedThe Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce new Board of Directors announced April 12, 2018 at the Annual General Meeting held at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Resort & Conference Centre.

‘We are so fortunate to have these volunteers join our board commented Dave Willie, President of the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. ‘We have the right team in place and we are enthusiastic and committed to the direction of the Chamber. We want to build on the success we have had serving our members and community in 2017’.

The Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce announced the following changes:

The membership elected the renewal of the current Executive:

President – Dave Willie, Black and White Event Rental

President Elect – Jeannie Maltesen, Vancouver Island University

Vice-President – Andy Lankester, Harris Oceanside Chevrolet

Treasurer – Terry Kerr, Bayview Strata Services

Past President – Bill McKinney, Parks West Business Products

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