In Campbell River and Discovery Passage there’s always something going on – from salmon fishing to fine art to great community events.
Here’s a quick overview of some notable events for 2013.
May 2nd to June 8th - Spring Fling Derby
Get a jump on spring this year with the Spring Fling Derby. Catch a salmon from Painter's Lodge or April Point Resort & Spa during this time and you've got a chance of winning. The largest salmon wins a great prize.
May 3rd to 5th - Photographers at Painter’s
Hone your skills at this fun-filled photography weekend. Expert instructors and stunning scenery combine to make for a week sure to please any shutterbug.
May 24th to 26th - Painters at Painter’s Celebration of Art
Our annual celebration of local artists with many of British Columbia’s finest artists in attendance. Watch the masters at work, attend lectures, demonstrations, workshops and panel discussions, and view an impressive collection of art in our exhibits. Weekend and day passes are available.
June 20th to 24th – Painter’s Lodge Women’s Salmon Fishing Derby
The annual Women’s Derby at Painter’s Lodge is attended by women from across North America, competing for prizes and participating in numerous exciting events.
June 22nd to 23rd – Campbell River Garden Tour
This annual tour of Campbell River’s finest gardens and lawns is a favourite for any gardening enthusiast. From pagoda style gazebos to mountain themed landscapes, you are sure to find inspiration for your own home plot. Enjoy many local artists' work in various gardens as well.
June 26th to 30th – Transformations on the Shore
Witness art develop before your eyes in elaborate wood carvings on the Pacific shoreline. Local carvers shape logs into works of art to be displayed all throughout Campbell River for the year.
July 1st - Canada Day
Celebrate the birth or our nation on the patio at Painter’s Lodge, or check out the festivities at Discovery Pier in Campbell River.
July 15th – Traditional Tyee Pool Salmon Fishing
Try your hand at traditional rowboat angling at Painter’s Lodge, which opens today, and see if you can become a member of the prestigious Tyee Club of British Columbia.
August 9th to 11th – Salmon Festival and Loggers Sports
Campbell River’s largest annual festival offers merriment, entertainment and activities for all.
Early September – Chum Salmon Fishing
The annual Chum salmon runs begin, and the Chinook, Coho, Sockeye and Pink runs continue.
September 15th – Tyee Pool salmon fishing closes.
For more information about any of these events call 1-800-663-7090.
Please note, the events listed above are subject to change or cancellation.