Entertainment

Find our Gratitude Wall at Vancouver Island Market

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” -Melody Beattie On Saturday from 10-12pm only, come meet Myriam Verzat,…

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Vancouver Island Market’s Itinerary

March 30th – 31st at Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly Sears building) Tickets $5 at the door/ $3 online Over 150 vendors, food trucks, wine and spirit sales, TONS of local food vendors, guest speakers, community area and MORE! You can enjoy FREE Silent Disco , Art painting class with Dream. Feel. Paint. and our…

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Author Reading: George Mercer at Vancouver Island Market

Guest Blogger and Author George Mercer As a self-published author writing the first fiction series about Canada’s national parks titled Dyed In The Green, I love going to markets where I can speak with readers not only about each of the parks featured in my novels, but their favourite parks and the reasons why they…

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Win 2 Passes to Exit-Nanaimo Escape Room worth $64

Now open in Nanaimo! Exit escape rooms are a fully immersive experience, guaranteed to challenge you. Do you have what it takes?!   We’ve partnered with Exit-Nanaimo to give you a chance to win 2 passes to their escape room, valued at $64.To enter:1) Leave a comment below on who you’d escape with2) Share this post on to…

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Silent Disco

Have you ever tried Silent Disco? The first time I tried silent disco was last year on a cruise heading to Alaska with my family.  We saw it on the cruise’s itinerary and thought we would give it a go. So what the heck is Silent Disco? Silent Disco, in the simplest sense, is a…

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Thank you Vancouver Island!

We did it Vancouver Island! We broke our record of 30,000 + expected over 3 days at VIM’s first winter market at Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly Sears building).

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Friday Fashion Show with Urban Baby Apparel & Simply Straight Forward Clothing

Local vendors showcasing their fashion line at VIM Stage 2  (through Mall Entrance) Friday 3pm-3:15pm What’s better than watching a fashion show with apparel from well known brands? A Fashion Show from well loved LOCAL brands from Urban Baby Apparel & Simply Straight Forward Clothing!! Our two amazing VIM vendors, Urban Baby Apparel and Simply…

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VIM celebrates Creativity and Community with Cosplay

The countdown is on for our winter market happening this December 14-16 and our line up of vendors, workshops, and entertainers is nothing short of amazing.   And adding to our line up on Saturday, December 15th will feature our guests from NPC and Phenomacon who will be hosting a costume contest based on our theme…

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Craig McKee of Bespoke Shows

The unique magic of Craig McKee – a magic show that has equal parts of laughter, wonder, and fun mixed with 20 years of experience as a VIP entertainer! This interactive event will showcase some of his time-honoured reputation makers unique to his show, and a presentation style focused on fun! Preview this magician at…

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