Summer Forest, Powell River, July 2019 / 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!


Jill Barber Concert

The three-time Juno Award nominated singer-songwriter Jill Barber will be performing an evening of requests at “Dedicated To You” on Thursday October 17th, 7:30pm at the Max Cameron Theatre. Tickets are $30. and available on line through the Max. You may submit your song requests there as well.


Four Hands Duo

The Saratovsky Brothers, Sergei and Nikolai, have taken the classical music world by storm with their piano duo and you can see them in concert in Powell River, on Friday October 18th, 7:30pm at James Hall. Tickets are $20. and available on line through the Academy of Music.


Craft Fair Season

Yes, in Powell River we have a Craft Fair Season and it has begun!  Saturday October 19th the Health-Care Auxiliary starts off the craft sales at the Complex, from 11:00am to 2:00pm with baking, crafts, jewelry, festive decorations and a tea room. Then mark your calendar for the Lang Bay Hall Christmas Craft Fair October 26th and 27th, and the following weekend the Complex hosts Powell River’s Own Craft Fair. And there’s more to come!


An Evening Of Cool Jazz

Join local singer Roberta Pearson for an evening of torch songs with accompaniment from Ron Campbell, Dennis Fox and Neko at the Cranberry Hall, Saturday October 19th, 8:00pm. Tickets are $15. and available at Powell River Living, the Patricia Theatre, Artique and at the door.


Powell River Kings Hockey

Our Junior A Hockey Club has started their 2019-2020 Season. The Kings are a big part of our community, and besides, it’s good hockey. Come out and cheer them on at the Hap Parker Arena in the Complex – the ultra Canadian family friendly entertainment. Tickets are $15. Adults, $10. Youth (13-18) and $5. Children (6-12), available at the door or online through the Kings website.

The next home games are Friday October 11th, 7:00pm against Penticton and Saturday October 12th, 5:00pm hosting Cowichan Valley.

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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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.

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There are no roads that lead you here — ferries and planes are the means to get to us.
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