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Millenium Trail, June 2020, Powell River / Photo: VPR

 

 

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What’s Happening

 

COVID-19 is what’s happening, as you are aware. All the festivals this summer have pretty much been cancelled.
As the province slowly starts to open up, we will attempt to keep you up to date.
Be Calm. Be Kind. Be Safe.

 
Local Retailers

Local retailers are starting to open their doors. The hours of operation may be different and how you shop will be different.
Check with your favourite shops to see what their policies are, and give them support if you are able.

 

Restaurants

Most restaurants in town are offering take out menus, even some that do not ordinarily do so. Some restaurants and cafes are opening with limited seating and hours. Again, check with the individual establishment.

 

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.

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.

Wear it. Share it.

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