Parksville Beach Festival
Known to locals as Beachfest, this 5 ½ week long family-oriented festival runs from mid July to the third week in August and includes:

the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition, Tim Hortons free Summer Concert Series, daily buskers, an artisan market and a special weekend evening light up of the sculptures.

Upcoming Dates

Join us this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (August 5-7) for the Mid Island Co-op Rock the Park Music Festival featuring world-class tribute bands, PLUS performances by perennial favourites! Tickets available on site.  



 On August 19 & 20 from dusk until 11pm visit the Coastal Community Credit Union Light Up!  

When & Where
Competition: July 14 - 17, 2022
Exhibition: July 18 - August 21, 2022
Competition Hours:
Friday July 15: 2:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday July 16 & Sunday July 17: 9:30am - 8:30pm
Exhibition Hours: 9:30am - 8:30pm daily
Parksville Community Park & Beach
193 Island Highway East
Parksville, BC
V9P 2S5

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Master sculptors from all around the world apply to participate in Parksville’s annual competition each year.

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11 Aug 2022