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Westview Marina North, February 2020, Powell River / Photo: VPR

 

 

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What’s Happening

 

Check out what’s happening in and around Powell River for the next couple weeks.
We update often so keep visiting!

 
Colin James Blues Trio POSTPONED

Canadian blues musician is on a small town BC and Alberta tour and Powell River is on the map! Colin is joined on stage by Chris Caddell on guitar and Steve Marriner on bass Tuesday March 31st, 7:30pm at the Evergreen Theatre. Tickets are $47.50 and are available at the Complex Box Office. If you have not seen this blues rocker in concert, don’t miss this opportunity! This Tour has been postponed but stay tuned as new dates are pending.

 

Townsite Jazz Festival CANCELLED

This is the third year for this April festival, from Wednesday April 1st to Saturday April 4th. Small venues, great jazz music in the historic neighbourhood of Powell River with concerts at a reasonable $20. ticket price make this a no-brainer. Check out the full schedule and get your tickets are townsitejazz.com . This festival has been cancelled.

 

See & Do

You need a few days to unwind. Come visit us! It’s beautiful here. We have lots of things for you to do. We are surrounded by nature at it’s best. We have accommodation and restaurants to keep you fueled up during your visit.

Our Stories

Three Days In May

Three Days In May

I am fortunate in that I actually enjoy the company of my in-laws. Being the only girl, my sister-in-laws feel more like sisters to me. My husband’s sister lives in Southwestern Ontario, but over the years has visited us in the various cities we have lived. This was...

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Gardener’s Delight

Gardener’s Delight

It is the beginning of April and there is no doubt, spring has arrived in Powell River. While the rest of the country is facing a dirty brown landscape, with still a threat of frost or even snow, Powell River jumps ahead. The robins have been here for weeks. The...

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Autumn Fog

Autumn Fog

Since this is, after all, a tourism website we tend to feature pictures of Powell River in the sunshine. Beautiful water views, sun dripped forest trails, flowers with their faces towards the sky. Rightly so. We love the sun. And we have lots of days with our natural...

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Cone Craving

Cone Craving

I recently spent a few weeks in downtown Vancouver. It’s a big city and there is lots to do. Site seeing opportunities are everywhere and I walked a lot. Along the seawall from Science Centre to Granville Island, along the streets to parks and galleries. But there is...

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Festivals

We have a large community of artists in our midst: painters, potters, sculptors, writers and musicians — all evident at our annual festivals. Plan your visit to take in one of our many fabulous festivals so you can indulge the artist in you.

Sporting Events

Our natural environment is the perfect backdrop for sporting activities. Aside from many charitable marathon runs that we host, there are a couple major events that may interest you.

Advertise With Us

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Plus, if you are a local small business, we can offer you a mini-website right here for a very reasonable price. We call it a Pocket Site. It’s a great opportunity for you to increase your on-line presence with an established, reputable site. (that’s us!)

Part of the allure of Powell River comes from our seclusion. But don’t worry, we are connected!
There are no roads that lead you here — ferries and planes are the means to get to us.
And both offer spectacular scenery along the way.

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