34th Annual Gala:   

On October 13, 2018, the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 34th Annual Gala. 

The Gala is a night of fund raising! Your Chamber of Commerce takes on many responsibilities and projects within our community, such as economic and social development (business start up and relocation counseling, residential relocation packages, retail promotions, etc), Business Awards and hosting public meetings. As well, the Chamber of Commerce operates the Visitor Centre year round.

Join Us

The annual Gala Auction fundraiser includes a gourmet buffet dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, draws and dancing! It’s one of Parksville’s premier social events and you don’t have to be a Chamber of Commerce member to enjoy this special night. Just call 250-248-3613 for your tickets, which are $85 each - organize a table of 8 or 10 of your friends, and your ticket is free! ($595for a table of 8 or $765 for a table of 10).

FREE SHUTTLE service is provided to get you home safely after the event.

Donate to a worthy cause

A member of our committee may be calling or dropping by your business to see you in the near future. We hope that you will consider supporting this event by making a donation. Click here to download the pledge form (pdf) or use our Gala Auction online pledge form and help out a worthy cause.

Parksville's Canada Day celebrations are among the largest on Vancouver Island attracting over 20,000 . The day's festivities kick off with the Shriner's Pancake Breakfast, parade, family focused entertainment and activities as well as the fabulous grand finale fireworks, sponsored by Thrifty Foods. Add in food trucks, concessions, artisan booths and fun rides for the kids, and it will be a full day of family fun!  

  • Shriner's Pancake Breakfast 7:30 am -11:00 a.m.
  • Parade (Pioneer Crescent to Parksville Community & Conference Centre) - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  
  • Opening ceremonies - 12:00 noon  
  • Live Entertainment will be on stage all day 
  • Thrifty Foods Fireworks Spectacular - 10:15 p.m  

Click HERE for the Parade Registration Form.

Terms of Agreement for vendors and food trucks.


Fireworks Sponsor:

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Thank you to the following sponsors for their support:

Beach Acres Resort 

Central Building Supply Ltd.

City of Parksville

Coastal Environmental


Harris Oceanside Chevrolet, Buick, GMC

Island Equipment Rentals

Parks West Business Supplies

Parksville Chrysler

PQB News

Waypoint Insurance



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