August

August

Sandcastle Weekend

August 3 - 4

Gillies Bay

A weekend of sun, sea and sand on Texada Island. Also features the annual Texada Skim Jam.


Texada Aerospace Camp

August 7

Texada Island - Various Locations

An Aerospace Camp for youth will be held, inspiring and involving youth with a hands-on introduction to aviation and space technologies. In addition to learning about the principles of flight, aircraft and the Canadian Space Agency, the students experiment with model rockets and airplanes, study and practise metal component construction, fly a flight simulator and more!


Texada Blues and Roots Festival

August 8 - 9

Gillies Bay Ball Park

A diverse celebration of music in the region, although attendees will find far more than just music on offer.  All ages, everyone welcome.


Texada Fly-In

August 11

Texada Airport

Enjoy a pancake breakfast then watch as airplanes fly in, explore aircraft displays, take part in contests and listen to aviation speakers all at Texada airport.  A barbecue lunch keeps everybody happy.


Blackberry Festival Street Party

August 16
Marine Avenue

An annual celebration of the blackberry highlighted by a massive street party along Marine Avenue from 6 PM to 10 PM. 


Arts Alive In The Park
August 17 - 18
Willingdon Beach

Arts Alive in the Park is a fun weekend in August when artists of all mediums gather in one fabulous showcase of art. Established by local artists to showcase their work and present it for sale. There is also music and activities for both children and adults.


 

Run the Rock Marathon, Half Marathon & 8K
August 25
Texada Island

It’s time to lace up and hit the pavement, because Run the Rock is back! On August 25th, Texada Island will once again host the annual full and half marathon and 8km race. With the challenging course, surrounding west coast forest and oceanside route, there are bound to be many repeat athletes at this growing event.


Sunshine Music Festival
August 31 - September 1
Palm Beach Park

The 37th annual music festival takes place Labour Day weekend and is the gathering place for folks young and old who enjoy good music and good times dancing under the light of the moon.


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