2024 Parksville Beach Festival to feature Canadian Hall of Fame Band

Organizers of Parksville Beach Festival are planning a rockin’ kick-off to their popular summer event season, July 12-14. Along with the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition, which attracts close to 30 master sculptors and crowds of visitors from all over the globe, Canadian Hall of Fame-awarded rock band, Trooper, will… Read more

Parksville Beach Festival Society donates to local Not-for-Profit Organizations

While the Parksville Beach Festival Society members work year round to create the ever popular summer events alongside beautiful Parksville beach, this is their most favourite time of year when they share gate donations with the Volunteer Gate Ambassadors In a public presentation, October 13, 2023, at City Hall with… Read more

Final Results & Data: Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition

The sand sculpting masterpieces at Parksville Community Beach have entertained thousands for five and a half weeks and now it is time to see them fall as the exhibition is deconstructed this week. Seeing the sculptures come down is bittersweet for the Parksville Beach Festival volunteers and staff, but they… Read more

2023 Opening Weekend Results

The 2023 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition in Parksville is off to a magnificent start, with strong attendance over a three-day period, July 14-16.  Warm dry weather provided ideal sand sculpting conditions, attracting a record-breaking attendance of 14,411 visitors to witness master sculptors carving sand to the theme of “Wonders of the… Read more

Parksville Beach Festival Society makes a big donation to local Not-for-Profit Organizations

While the Parksville Beach Festival Society members work year round to create the ever popular summer events alongside beautiful Parksville beach, this is their most favourite time of year when they share gate proceeds with the Volunteer Gate Ambassadors In a public presentation, October 6, 2022, at City Hall with… Read more

Final Results & Data: Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition

The sand sculpting masterpieces at Parksville Community Beach have entertained thousands for five and a half weeks and now it is time to see them fall as the exhibition is deconstructed this week. Seeing the sculptures come down is bittersweet for the Parksville Beach Festival volunteers and staff, but they… Read more

Final Week of Parksville Beach Festival 2022

Parksville Beach Festival is having a successful return with sculptors, musicians and visitors flocking to Parksville  beach. This is the FINAL WEEK of the festival with the must-see Light Show and final concerts. Visitors can take in the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Exhibition of sculptures daily 9:30am-8:30pm until Sunday, August 21; however,… Read more

First Annual Rock the Park Music Festival Success!

The new Parksville Outdoor Theatre was put to the test this past weekend with the first annual Mid Island Coop Rock the Park Music Festival. Hosted by Parksville Beach Festival Society, this new three-day ticketed event attracted daily crowds ranging from 1500 to 4000 and helped raise funds to offset… Read more

Parksville Beach Festival’s Anticipated Return in 2022!

Get ready for some local fun in 2022… Parksville Beach Festival Society has begun planning for the return of their ever-popular summer events. These include the world-class sand sculpting competition and exhibition, an artisan market, a sculpture light-up show, and a summer concert series. Drawing a typical visitor count of… Read more

2021 Parksville Beach Festival cancelled due to C0VID-19

The pandemic has rained on Parksville Beach Festival for yet another year. At a recent board meeting, the Society’s directors made the decision to cancel Parksville Beach Festival for 2021. This cancellation includes, the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition, Tim Hortons Summer Concert Series, Art in the Park, Quality… Read more