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Bocce on the Beach

Posted in Special Events

Join us for a day of fun on our beautiful beach.  Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.on the grounds of the Parksville Beach Resort, then head down to the beach with your team.  Dinner, prizes, tons of fun.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Click HERE for the registration form.

The Glassies Awards

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The Glassies Awards

Each year, the Parksville & District Community Awards, “The Glassies”, honours individuals, associations and businesses that have made a significant contribution to the Parksville community.

An independent nominations review panel selects those nominees that truly meet the awards criteria: a business, association or person who demonstrates a great capacity for caring, applying original ideas, accepting challenges, and taking risks while balancing the social needs of the community.

Use our online form to nominate an outstanding individual or business for this year's Glassies, or download and print the form. The deadline for nominations is January 30, 2015.  

The 14th Annual Glassies awards ceremony will be held at the Parksville Community & Conference Centre, Friday, March 6, 2015.  A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available for this gala community event. Click here for more information.

Summer by the Sea Street Market

Posted in Visitor Centre, Special Events

Looking for some summer fun?

The Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce invites you to come and experience the excitement of downtown Parksville’s annual Summer by the Sea Street Market being held every Tuesday night from mid June to the end of August, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Over 140 exceptional artisans offer everything from wrought iron work, rock candles to wooden toys; we definitely have something for everyone. Add tasty food and a fabulous line-up of entertainment for your enjoyment. Come out and support our local merchants, as well as vendors traveling from all over Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

If you're interested in becoming a vendor, please fill out the online application HERE.  The Street Market Coordinators, Jamie or Lynda, will be at the Chamber office, 250-248-3613, Mondays from 9-1 ONLY, starting February 24.

Fantasy Auction

Posted in Chamber News, Special Events

A night of fun(d) raising!

Photo credit: Island Moments Photography

30th Annual Fantasy Auction.  

On October 25, 2014, the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 30th Annual Fantasy Auction.  We're going "BACK TO THE FUTURE!", back to the beginning, in 1984!  We're planning some surprises, and some familiar favourites, with a tapas style dinner catered by Stewart's Catering. Featured entertainment and dancing will be by Eddie and the Funk. 

The Fantasy Auction 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), Community Awards night, and hosting public meetings. As well, the Chamber of Commerce operates the Visitor Centre year round.

Join Us

The annual Fantasy Auction fundraiser includes a gourmet tapas-style 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 $75 each, $550 for a table of 8 or $700 for a table of 10. Early bird pricing until July 24, 20214:  $65 pp.FREE SHUTTLE service is provided to get you home 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 Fantasy Auction online pledge form and help out a worthy cause.

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