The blackberry is one of BC’s favourite fruits and is set to be celebrated big-time at the Powell River Blackberry Festival, a spectacular jubilee of local colours and flavours guaranteed to put a smile on that dial. Powell River has it all, when it comes to blackberry flavours, wine, cheese, pizza and the most mouth watering desserts this side of the sunshine coast.
For an extra heaping of local food and lifestyle be sure to check out the Open Air Market. Family-friendly festivities and fun. Wrap your laughing gear round our local 32 Lakes Coffee for that extra pep in your dance step.
Blackberry is the buzzword third Friday in August as the celebrations culminate in a street party for all. Blackberry, A great name for a great festival.
The Festival occurs roughly at the peak of blackberry season, and a highlight is the popular "Street Party" featuring musicians, arts and crafts, and of course food! There's also a competition for the best homemade blackberry wine.
- Blackberry Festival