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Flowering Plumtree, Spring 2022, Powell River / Photo: VPR

 

 

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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.

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.

Our Stories

Autumn Walks (with a side of muffin)

Autumn Walks (with a side of muffin)

Autumn has certainly arrived on the Upper Sunshine Coast, as it has most anywhere in the country. It felt like someone hit a switch, here in Powell River, and cooler temperatures, rain and wind enveloped us right after Labour Day Weekend. Most people have pulled...

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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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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. Keep in mind that the current COVID-19 Virus situation has lead to the cancellation of these events for the time being.

 

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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