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Quality Foods

Phone: 250-954-2262
Address: 319A East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Website: qualityfoods.com

About: Quality Foods, BC owned and operated since 1982, is an award-winning leader in the Canadian grocery industry, employing nearly 1000 people in thirteen full service grocery stores.
Event Sponsor  ($5,000+)

Coast Capital Savings

Phone: 250-483-7000
Address: 6581 Aulds Road, Nanaimo
Website: coastcapitalsavings.com

About: Coast Capital Savings is one of Canada's largest credit unions and B.C.'s first credit union to be granted federal credit union status. An Imagine Canada Caring Company and Certified B Corporation in recognition of its social performance, the credit union invested $5.9 million into local communities in 2018, focusing on empowering and engaging youth. Coast Capital is one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and is a winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation. In 2018, Coast Capital was awarded the Corporate Responsibility Award at National Philanthropy Day by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Vancouver Island Chapter. It has 52 branches serving its 572,000 members in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. Product innovations include Canada's first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution. To learn more, visit coastcapitalsavings.com.

Province of British Columbia

Tim Hortons

Phone: 250-248-0094
Address: 494 E. Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Website: timhortons.com

About: Locally owned & operated since 2003. Enjoy your meal in our air conditioned spacious dining room, or outside in the sun on our patio. It is our pleasure to serve you.
King of the Castle  ($2,500+)

102.3 The Wave

Phone: 250-758-1131
Email: Send Message
Address: 4550 Wellington Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T2H3
Website: 1023thewave.com/

About: 102.3 The Wave plays Nanaimo's Best Music! Bringing you a great mix of music whether you're at work, in the car or just jamming out at home. With plenty of contests and community involvement, 102.3 The Wave loves Nanaimo!

106.9 The Wolf

Phone: 250-758-1131
Email: Send Message
Address: 4550 Wellington Road, Nanaimo BC V9T2H3
Website: 1069thewolf.com/

About: 106.9 The Wolf rocks with the greatest Classic Rock of all time, plus the Best New Rock. Not for the faint of heart! With a focus on music, fun, and a strong attachment to our community, we're your number one choice!

88.5 The Beach

Phone: 250-248-3823
Address: 141 Memorial Ave/PO Box 1370 Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Website: 885thebeach.com

About: 88.5 The Beach is Parksville & Qualicum Beach?s local source for news and events! If it?s happening in and around Oceanside, you?ll hear about it on The Beach. We?re very involved in our community where you?ll see us covering many of the area?s special events. Tune in and spend your day with us and enjoy hits from the 70s through today.

Bayside Oceanfront Resort

Phone: 250-248-8333
Email: Send Message
Address: 240 Dogwood St Parksville, B.C.
Website: qualityresortparksville.com

About: Discover yourself in Parksville, B.C. where hospitality comes with panoramic ocean views at the Bayside Oceanfront Resort. Our Parksville resort hotel offers beachfront accommodations and onsite dining all centered around stunning views of Parksville beach. This natural oceanfront backdrop offers guests year round experiences. From sunrise to sunset choose to watch nature, explore local attractions, or stay close and enjoy some of our onsite amenities including a day spa, pool, gym and beach volleyball. In our Restaurant & Lounge savour casual dining where we strive for attentive genuine service, often sourcing locally our chefs take pride in the attention to details. Sit back and capture stunning views from our specular waterfront setting. The perfect hidden gem for intimate getaways, weddings to corporate retreats and business events with rooms holding upwards of 150 people. First class catering and onsite business essentials, our wedding and event coordinator can walk you though the steps to planning your special visit. Stay with us and you can experience the very best of Parksville with area attractions close by. Take advantage of the opportunity to walk the sandy beach or simply relax and do nothing at all. We look forward to hosting you to the Bayside Oceanfront Resort

Budget Blinds CVI

Phone: 250-338-8564
Address: 8-2663 Kilkpatrick ave Courtenay, BC V9N 7C8
Website: budgetblinds.com/window-coverings/

About: Since its founding, we at Budget Blinds have proudly served the local community by offering high quality and stylish window coverings for any occasion. Our goal is simple: to provide you with the best products and services in order to enrich your home environment. Our lavish selection of window treatments includes shutters, blinds, draperies, shades and even window film. Regardless of the window's size or shape, you can rest assured Budget Blinds will have a customized window coverings solution ready for you. Call us today to schedule your free in-home consultation. We'll bring you the highest quality and most fashionable window coverings. Looking forward to helping you beautify your home!

Canadian Tire

Phone: (250) 248 1085
Address: 822 island Highway Parksville, BC V9P 2B7
Website: canadiantire.ca

About: Locally owned and operated Canadian Tire store in Parksville. Departments include Automotive Repair, Automotive Parts and Accessories, Home Decor and Lighting, Paint and stains, House wares, Storage and Organising, Sporting goods, Bikes, Camping, fishing and Hunting, Lawn and Garden, Patio furniture and Barbecue, Plants. Key Cutting. Open 7 days a week with convenient shopping hours.

Cascadia Northern Air Ltd.

Address: 90-E Westgate Road, Campbell River, B.C. , V9W 1R2
Website: cascadiaair.com

About: Cascadia Northern Air Inc. is a company comprised of a small destination airline flying over 24,000 passengers annually to scenic rural destinations in Beautiful British Columbia. Cascadia's mission is to redefine how consumers experience small destination air travel. Find your escape with Cascadia; Beautiful destinations made easy.

City of Parksville

Phone: 250-248-6144
Email: Send Message
Address: 100 Jensen Avenue East, PO Box 1390, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H3
Website: parksville.ca

About: Parksville is an community of active retirees, urban professionals, families with young children, long-time residents and new arrivals who have chosen to live in Parksville for the quality of life and the region's natural environment. We are known for our friendliness and look forward to welcoming all visitors to Parksville. There's a reason Parksville is known as Canada's Riviera as few beaches compare with our kilometres of near perfect sandy beaches at Parksville Bay and Rathtrevor Beach. Our 39 acre Parksville Community Park, the jewel of downtown Parksville, is home to Parksville Beach Festival and the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition as well as many annual events and festivals which appeal to residents and visitors. The Parksville Community Park features a spectacular walk-on beachfront and waterfront walkway, sports field, tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, children's playground and splash park. An excellent combination of retirement, business and recreational opportunities, facilities and services make Parksville a great place to live, work and visit.

CTV Vancouver Island

Phone: 250-381-2484
Email: Send Message
Address: 1420 Broad St., Victoria B.C. V8W 2B1
Website: ctvvancouverisland.ca

About: Innovation, enthusiasm, and Vancouver Island pride are evident in every local news story and community partnership the station undertakes. From its street-front Victoria broadcast headquarters, the mid-island bureau in Nanaimo and the North Island bureau in Comox Valley, CTV blankets the island covering the news and reporting the stories that matter most to its viewers. CTV is proud to be one of the leading supporters of charitable organizations and community groups on Vancouver Island.


Phone: 1-800-995-2274
Email: Send Message
Website: fairstone.ca

About: Fairstone is Canada's leading non-bank provider of responsible lending solutions for near-prime and non-prime borrowers. With 235 branches coast to coast, Fairstone provides personal loans and home equity loans designed to suit today's borrowing needs. Fairstone also partners with a wide network of businesses to deliver flexible retail purchase and automotive financing programs. With roots in Canada for over 95 years, Fairstone is committed to making a difference in local communities through support for initiatives focusing on financial literacy and health and wellness, among others


Phone: 1.888.781.2777
Email: Send Message
Address: 3455 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bay, BC, V9P PK6
Website: fairwinds.ca

About: Fairwinds is a masterfully executed residential community located within Nanoose Bay offering a sophisticated yet relaxed lifestyle. Whether your passion is for golfing, boating, fishing or fitness, you will find it all right here. Developments are underway for several exciting multi-phased projects including a new waterfront restaurant and cafe. Close to the heart of the island but away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Fairwinds is a place like no other! Go the fairwinds.ca for further information, or to sign up for property amenity newsletters or real estate updates.

Fenceline Products

Phone: 250-248-3122
Email: Send Message
Address: 929 Church Rd Parksville, BC V9P 2B8
Website: fencelineproducts.ca

About: Whether you are looking to define property boundaries, contain or deter animals, or simply boost curb appeal, Fenceline Products has a fencing system to meet your needs. Our retail supply store is conveniently located in Parksville and our expert fencing contractors can provide custom installations throughout Central Vancouver Island.

Footprints Security

Phone: 250-248-9117
Email: Send Message
Website: footprintssecurity.com

About: Footprints Security began business in Qualicum Beach in 1980. We are a 100% locally owned and operated security business providing mobile patrol, guaranteed alarm response and uniformed guard services. Footprints Security has the largest private mobile patrol fleet of 30 vehicles on Vancouver Island and employs a guard staff of over 300 employees. Footprints is the only physical security services provider serving all of Vancouver Island with offices in Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Courtenay and operations in all major communities. As a Vancouver Island company our geographical focus is meeting the security needs of island communities. Footprints Security is a family owned business and operated by a strong and experienced leadership team. Our successful relationships with clients, community, and staff have allowed us to develop sustained growth and a credible reputation during our 39 years of business.

Full Throttle Hair Garage

Phone: 250-586-6767
Email: Send Message
Address: 2-125 McCarter Street, Parksville, BC
About: We are a full service family salon offering frequent cut cards and seniors rates. Check out our cool car and bike memorabilia!

Harbourview Volkswagen

Phone: 250-751-1221
Address: 4921 Wellington Road, Nanaimo BC.
Website: harbourviewvw.com

About: In a world where large auto groups are becoming the norm, Harbourview is refreshingly progressive, family-owned, and local. Harbourview Volkswagen, your Island Wolfsburg Club as awarded by Volkswagen Canada.

Horne Lake Caves

Phone: 250-248-7829
Email: Send Message
Address: 3905 Horne Lake Caves Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 2L7
Website: hornelake.com

About: Deep in the mountains near Parksville, lies Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park, one of Vancouver Island?s hidden jewels. Don?t miss a visit to this unique park where the caverns are filled with magic and mystery, sheltering glittering crystal formations and fossils from ancient seas. Families and adventurous explorers can enjoy award-winning tours ranging from short 1 hour experiences to longer and more challenging treks. Or push yourself to the Extreme Tour which features a rappel down a seven-storey underground waterfall! Take a break from the beach and reward yourself with a cool and refreshing natural experience. Ranked #1 on Tripadvisor and winner of BC?s Remarkable Experience Award.

Mid Island Co-op

Phone: 250-729-8400
Address: Suite 103-2517 Bowen Rd. Nanaimo
Website: www.midisland.coop

About: Located on Vancouver Island, BC, Mid Island Co-op has been in business since 1959 and was created by local citizens as an alternative way to provide themselves with goods and services. We currently have more than 51,000 members throughout our territory; spanning from North Cowichan to Sayward. Mid Island Co-op has fifteen retail petroleum and convenience store locations, seven commercial Cardlock?s and two liquor stores. In order to serve our members better, we are continuing to expand and develop Mid Island Co-op throughout the Mid Vancouver Island Region. All of our profits stay in the communities we serve through re-investment in the Co-op, equity allocations to our member-owners and through contributions to community organizations and local youth.

Nanaimo Airport

Phone: 250-924-2157
Address: 3350 Spitfire Road, Nanaimo, BC, V0R 1H0
Website: nanaimoairport.com

About: The Nanaimo Airport is Vancouver Island?s 2nd busiest airport, serving 435,000 passengers in 2018. The airport is conveniently located 10 minutes south of Nanaimo, 35 minutes south of Parksville and 35 minutes north of Duncan. There are currently 14 scheduled flights per day to Vancouver and Calgary and seasonally non-stop to Toronto starting in June. There are also charter flight companies that operate out of the Nanaimo Airport including Alkan Air and Air Caribou. We offer many amenities to the travelling public including transit options, taxis, car rentals, a caf?/gift shop in the terminal building and over 1,000 parking spaces for short and long-term parking. Our terminal building is open year-round from 4am ? 12am.

Northwin Contracting

Phone: 250-286-1148
Address: 664B Head Start Cres, Campbell River
About: Northwin Contracting operates a gravel facility in the Campbell River area and specializes in various sand and gravel products. Northwin delivers material as far South as Nanaimo and operates on summer weekends retailing landscaping products such as top soil, river rock, and blast rock products.


Website: telus.com

About: TELUS offers the best home internet coverage. Say goodbye to Wi-Fi slow spots and drop offs and hello to fast internet in every corner of the home with TELUS Boost Wi-Fi. Find out more at telus.com/bestwifi.

The Lounge 99.9

Phone: 250-248-4211
Address: 141 Memorial Ave/ PO Box 1370 Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Website: thelounge999.com

About: The Lounge 99.9 features Adult Standards music from the last 50 years featuring the classics like Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Barbara Streisand and today's adult stars such as Diana Krall, Michael Buble and Rod Stewart. The Lounge also features local news and community information plus can be seen reporting from all of the big events around Oceanside.

The News

Phone: 250-248-4341
Address: 2A-1209 East Island Highway, Parksville Heritage Centre
Website: pqbnews.com

About: The Parksville Qualicum Beach News is the paper of record, distributing over 16,500 copies Tuesdays and Thursdays in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose, Arrowsmith and Lighthouse Country. The Parksville Qualicum Beach News has been recognized as one of BC's Best Newspapers - BCYNA 2017 and one of Canada's Best Newspapers - CCNA 2016.

Upland Contracting Ltd.

Phone: 250-286-1148
Address: 7295 Gold River Highway Campbell River
Website: uplandgroup.ca

About: Upland Contracting is a Campbell River based Civil Contractor that has been in business for 49 years. Uplands specializes in many aspects of civil construction from underground utilities, roads, surveying, and custom crushing for aggregate production. Uplands also has a permitted landfill facility. We are actively involved in open pit mining and the forestry sector, and with CORE Safety Certification, we view the safety of our employees as the most important part of our business.

WildPlay Element Parks

Phone: 250-800-1158
Email: Send Message
Address: 35 Nanaimo River Rd. Nanaimo, BC V9X 1S5
Website: www.wildplay.com

About: WELCOME TO WILDPLAY ELEMENT PARKS Little platforms way, way above your head. Dozens of ziplines whizzing everywhere. A gravity-powered jump that makes your palms sweat. More suspended ladders, bridges, nets, and obstacle games than you can count. The swing so giant and fast that it makes your vision blur. Some call it crazy, or thrilling, kinda terrifying, or surprisingly intense. We call it WildPlay.When life feels boring, too cozy, or is just missing something, it's a signal to push at the edges of your comfort zone. Imagine what a little nudge (or a big 'ol leap) into a new aerial adventure will bring. Fun, Challenge, Adrenaline, At WildPlay, that's only the beginning. Let your fear out to play.
Sea Star  ($1,000+)

Beach Acres Resort

Phone: 250-248-3424
Email: Send Message
Address: #25 - 1051 Resort Drive
Website: beachacresresort.com

Berwick Qualicum Beach

Phone: 250-702-0282
Email: Send Message
Address: 120 First Avenue W., Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1G9
Website: BerwickRetirement.com

About: At Berwick Qualicum Beach residents enjoy a wonderful environment with exceptional services delivered from friendly staff. From its carefully planned location in the heart of Qualicum Beach to the smallest design detail, when you choose Berwick you will enjoy an unparalleled standard of living with all the comforts of home. Set to open in Summer 2019, Berwick Qualicum Beach offers Independent living with Enhanced Living (Assisted Living) services. We provide exquisite red seal chef prepared meals, weekly housekeeping, a variety of social and wellness programs, access to the Berwick Bus, and BAT mobile chauffeured car service. Our well-appointed amenity spaces include a fitness centre, rooftop lounge and patio garden, craft room, movie theatre and lovely lounges. Units are going quickly, call 250-702-0282 to view our show suite, and reserve your unit today!

Career Centre

Phone: 250.248.3205
Email: Send Message
Address: Box 1362, #110-198 E. Island Hwy, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H3
Website: www.careercentre.org

About: The Career Centre is an initiative of the Central Vancouver Island Job Opportunities Building Society (CVIJOBS), a non-profit society that provides free employment and career-related services to residents of the Parksville/Qualicum area. Employment Counselling | Resume & Cover Letter Assistance | Internet Access for Job Search | Labour Market Information | Self-Employment, Wage Subsidy & Training Support Programs | Workshops | Phone Message, Fax & Copy Services Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8:30-4:30pm/Wednesdays: 8:30-6:30pm

Cultivate Garden & Gift

Phone: 250-248-0093
Email: Send Message
Address: 609 East Island Hwy. Parksville, BC V9P 1T5
Website: cultivategarden.com

About: Cultivate Garden & Gift is an independent garden centre specializing in excellent service along with top quality plants and products. Unique & rare finds, expert advice and great selection make us Parksville's premier garden centre

DBL Disposal Services LTD

Phone: (250)741-8923
Address: 4311 Jingle Pot Road Nanaimo, BC V9T 5P5
Website: www.dbldisposalservices.com

About: When you need waste management solutions in Mid-Island, turn to the professionals at DBL Disposal Services Ltd. Providing reliable service at competitive rates has been a tradition for our family since 1954. We specialize in waste disposal and recycling for residential, commercial and industrial clients throughout Nanaimo and the surrounding areas.

Ez-vape Parksville

Phone: 250-586-6630
Email: Send Message
Address: 101-124 Craig St PO Box 208 Parksville B.C V9P 2G6
Website: vapeparksville.com

About: EZ-Vape Parksville is a growing business in down town Parksville. The EZ-Vape Parksville team is committed and passionate about providing alternatives for smokers, with a focus on affordable options for more advanced vapers. Our mission is to sell premium quality vape products at the best value. We are dedicated to supplying a wide variety of options in both e-liquids and hardware including the newest and most popular items.

Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd.

Phone: 250-248-3151
Address: P.O. BOX 790, 194 Memorial Ave. Parksville, BC V9P 2G8
Website: koers-eng.com

About: Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd. was formed in June 1987, and is based in Parksville, B.C. All members of the firm have a strong background living and working on Vancouver Island, and form a team that is proud to provide efficient and professional consulting civil engineering services to clients in the public and private sector. With a full-time staff of eighteen, including seven professional engineers, complemented by engineers-in-training, engineering technologists, survey technicians, construction inspectors and administrative staff, Koers & Associates is 100% employee-owned. The company provides complete project services, from feasibility studies through design to construction services, operational assistance, and project management. The Koers & Associates team is very grateful to work in such a pleasant and picturesque seaside community and are very happy to provide our design and layout services to the Parksville Sandcastle Competition again this year! Good luck to all the 2019 Parksville Sandcastle Contestants from Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd!

Pacific Brimm

Phone: 250 248 3336
Address: 123 Craig Street Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G8
Website: pacificbrimm.ca/

About: We hope that you have just joined the many customers who tell us what a great discovery we are. Just a block off of the Parksville Public Beach, we focus on ambiance, great customer service and fare to delight every palate. We offer a full breakfast menu until 1pm, including traditional Bacon and Eggs, Omelets, Pancakes, and our own Brimm Eggs Benny. Our lunch menu is made with only the highest quality ingredients. Enjoy our home made soups, thick deli sandwiches, or pick from our daily specials. Meeting a friend or out to relax? We are really excited to be able to cater any event for you with food and drink. Come on in and enjoy the cozy atmosphere of Teresas' court yard and the friendly staff not to mention the great culinary selections, craft beer on tap and local BC wines!

Parksville Downtown Business Association

Phone: 250-248-8079
Email: Send Message
Address: Suite 201-177 Weld Street PO Box 275
Website: parksvilledowntown.ca

About: A thriving downtown is essential to a prosperous, safe community. Cities everywhere are rediscovering the importance of a pedestrian-friendly, walkable downtown core. The Parksville Downtown Business Association (PDBA) is a not-for profit, volunteer organization that administers Parksville's downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) and is dedicated to its revitalization. Did you know that our beautiful downtown Community Park, venue for so many special events like Beach Fest, is located within the BIA? How awesome is that! PDBA's projects range from marketing and promotion campaigns, to street banners, public art, and facade improvement and security grants. Discover PDBA, and our more than 230 businesses, at parksvilledowntown.ca. Our website, and business directory, are fully responsive on any device.

RE/MAX Anchor and RE/MAX First Realty

Phone: 250-752-2466
Email: Send Message
Address: 113 W 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC.
Website: remaxparksvillequalicum.ca

About: Proud sponsors of many community events. Call or drop by one of our local offices for all of your real estate needs.

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre

Phone: 1-800-663-7373
Address: 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC V9P 2E3
Website: tigh-na-mara.com

About: Reconnect and experience rustic charm in the heart of nature with awe-inspiring views and a legacy of hospitality. Enjoy the quality comfort of 192 handcrafted log guestrooms, the convenience of unique restaurants, the Grotto Spa, voted the #1 Spa in Western Canada all nestled on 22 forested acres beside the ocean. The resort also features, over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, free WiFi, parking, indoor pool, fitness facilities, seasonal recreation program and 3 kms of sandy beach with the warmest swimming waters in Canada. Explore the abundance of outdoor activities at your doorstep plus fantastic golf, hiking, caving, cycling, kayaking, skiing and whale watching nearby. Discover Tigh-Na-Mara, Vancouver Island's natural choice for your next getaway or corporate retreat.


Website: used.ca

About: Canadian-owned and operated, Used.ca Victoria connects communities to the sharing economy in a fun, safe and family-friendly way. Founded in 2003 through a desire to reduce the amount of discarded, but still useful, items that were reaching landfills, Used.ca Victoria encourages users to #ThinkUsedFirst. Used.ca now has an app! Download it here: https://www.used.ca/app/

What's On Digest

Phone: 250-240-5512
Email: Send Message
Website: whatsondigest.com

About: Connecting friends, neighbours, locals and visitors to the best events, local experiences, unique shops and all that our community has to offer is what we love to do. There's something for everyone. Pick up a free copy of What?s On Digest at over 150 locations throughout the Parksville and Qualicum Beach area or view more events from across Vancouver Island at www.whatsondigest.com
Sand Dollar  ($500+)

U-Lock Mini Storage

Phone: 250.756.4448
Address: 4388 Wellington Road, Nanaimo BC V9T 2H3
Website: selfstorage.ca

About: U-Lock Mini Storage offers more than a little extra space. Our dedicated teams of friendly storage professionals are here to help you make the most of your moving or storage experience. From the moment you arrive, you will be greeted by a clean, reliable storage facility and a knowledgeable team with one common goal: to make your life just a little bit easier. If you?re not sure what you?ll need to get the job done, our friendly team of experts are here to help. We?ll be happy to assess your situation and make recommendations based on your needs and budget. Armed with the right tools and a happy-to-help attitude, the pros at U-Lock are your one-stop-shop for all things moving and storage.

Alliance Strata Property Service

Phone: (250) 951-0851
Address: Parksville, BC
About: Alliance Strata Property Services is a mid-sized strata management company located on central Vancouver Island. Since 2007 the company has been providing premium property management services to both residential and resort-style condominiums across British Columbia. Alliance Strata strives to create an environment that enables both residents and councils to enjoy the reason they purchased a condo in the first place, stress free living.

Arrowsmith Media

Phone: 250-797-6420
Email: Send Message
Website: arrowsmithmedia.com/

About: Arrowsmith Media is photography and video production company based out of Nanaimo. We specialize in aerial photography, capturing community events, and media for businesses. We love to capture important moments in our community!

Bard to Broadway Theatre Society

Phone: 250-752-4470
Email: Send Message
Address: The Village Theatre, 110 West 2nd Ave. Qualicum Beach, BC
Website: b2btheatre.com

About: Bard to Broadway Theatre has been providing live summer theatre to the Oceanside area for 20 years. We started in a tent beside The Old School House and now present our season in The Village Theatre in Qualicum. Quality entertainment, always light for the summer. We are also very proud of our education series for children and youth. We look forward to entertaining island audiences every year.

BC Ferries

Phone: 1-888-BC FERRY (223-3779)
Website: bcferries.com

About: BC Ferries connects customers and communities with the people and places they want to go. It is one of the largest ferry operators in the world, providing year-round vehicle and passenger service on 26 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 35 vessels. BC Ferries provides sailings to and from Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Gulf Islands, and Northern B.C. BC Ferries Vacations also offers over 100 travel packages, including return ferry and accommodation. When on board BC Ferries, there are plenty of options for food and shopping, along with great wildlife and sightseeing opportunities. Offering the most remarkable way to experience the coast, BC Ferries encourages customers to #ShareTheCoast and their travel adventures.

Black & White Event Rentals

Phone: 778-433-1282
Email: Send Message
Address: 1143 Franklin's Gull Rd, Parksville, BC V9P 2W8
Website: bwparty.com

About: Our specialty is TENTS... beautiful tents! CLEAR or solid top Jumbo Track or dazzling white Marquees will add a graceful note to your special day. We are your Vancouver Island source for creating beautiful weddings... everything from glassware and chandeliers to dance floors. Check out our Harvest Farm tables and sophisticated Chivari chairs to add to the "wow factor" to your next event! The answer is clear... call Black & White!

Bluenose Motor Company

Phone: 250-951-9957
Email: Send Message
Address: 690 E. Island Highway, Parksville, BC V9P 1T8
Website: bluenosemotor.com

About: Welcome to Bluenose Motor Company, your Oceanside destination for quality pre-owned vehicles, and warranty approved service! Bluenose offers a vast selection of pre-owned import vehicles. We have a wide selection of choices including Import Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Crossovers, and Minivans. In addition to offering quality pre-owned automobiles, we can custom order new vehicles. We focus on finding the right vehicle for our customer's needs. We purchase automobiles privately, and can assist you in the termination of your lease. Our state of the art service and detail facility will keep your vehicle running smoothly and looking its very best. With our certified team of automotive professionals, we can offer high quality, personalized vehicle service that is compatible with your manufacturer's warranty.

Bosley's Pet Food

Phone: (250) 248-2673
Address: 104-280 Island Hwy E, Parksville, BC V9P 2H5
Website: bosleys.com/location/7042

About: Bosley's in Parksville is a family owned business offering a full line of competitively priced nutritious, premium brand name pet foods, high quality accessories and supplies for dogs, cats, birds, fish and small animals.

Boston Pizza - Parksville

Phone: 250-947-9400
Address: 430 East Island Highway, Parksville BC
Website: bostonpizza.com

About: Locally owned and operated, come in and dine with us, we offer take-out or delivery by phone or online! Escape the heat and have a beverage in our sports bar or patio and try the the coldest beer in town!

Budget Rent A Car

Phone: 250-248-5341
Address: 405 E Island Hwy, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H6
Website: bcbudget.com/

About: Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am-5:30pm and Sundays and holidays 9:00am-5:00pm.


Phone: 1-800-854-9664
Email: Send Message
Address: 130 W 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach BC V9K 1S7
Website: cruiseplus.ca

About: With two locations on beautiful Vancouver Island, British Columbia, CruisePlus Travel & Tours is YOUR family owned and operated travel agency providing limitless travel opportunities to virtually everywhere in the world since 1998. Whether your travel style leans more toward ocean cruises, river cruising, land tours and adventures, all-inclusive resort or any of the myriad of travel options available today, CruisePlus Travel & Tours and our team of expert Travel Specialists have the knowledge and expertise to ensure you get the most out of your travel experience. At CruisePlus, we feel that the more you get to know us, the more you?ll grow to love us!

Domino's Pizza

Phone: (250) 248-9296
Address: 631 Island Hwy E, Parksville, BC V9P 1T5
Website: www.dominos.ca


Phone: 250-951-2460
Address: #10-D Pine Tree Centre, 1343 Alberni Highway, Parksville, BC V9P 2B9
Website: epcor.com

About: EPCOR is a Canadian company that is committed to protecting public health through the production and delivery of high quality drinking water for all customers. At EPCOR, we believe in supporting the strength and vibrancy of the communities in which we live and work and we are proud to sponsor the Parksville Beach Festival.

Lefty's Fresh Food

Phone: 250-954-3886
Address: 101-280 E Island Hwy, Parksville, B.C.
Website: www.leftys.tv

Ocean's Edge Orthodontics

Phone: 250-248-1130
Address: 3 Park Plaza, 102 E. Island Hwy. Parksville, BC
Website: oeosmiles.com

About: At Ocean's Edge Orthodontics, we don't just straighten teeth; we create healthy, happy smiles. And we have fun doing it! We want you to be happy with your results so you have the confidence to show off your beautiful smile. Dr. Murdoch believes that excellent communication and education between the orthodontist, the patient, the family, and the dentist is essential for achieving the best possible results. Our practice will work with you every step of the way to make sure your orthodontic care is as comfortable, convenient, and rewarding as possible. We use the latest technology, and offer a variety of safe and gentle treatment options, to give you the customized, individual care that you deserve.

Paradise Fun Park

Phone: 1-866-325-1824
Address: 375 W. Island Hwy Parksville
Website: paradisefunpark.net/

About: Paradise Mini Golf and Fun Park provides two exciting 18 hole courses for you to choose from, located right here in Parksville on Vancouver Island, BC and reservations aren't required! Simply drop by our location with your family and friends for a great day of mini golfing fun. The TURF N' SURF mini golf course was built in 1988 and looks as great today as it did then. Some of the features include: the old waterwheel, the lighthouse, the windmill, the village church, the Victorian mansion. Score a hole in one on the 18th hole and win a free game for another time.

Parksville Chrysler

Phone: 250-248-3281
Email: Send Message
Address: 230 Shelly Rd, Parksville BC
Website: parksvillechrysler.com

About: Parksville Chrysler Ltd. is once again a proud sponsor of the 2019 Parksville Sandcastle competition. As we celebrate 50 years in the community we would like to thank all our customers for your continued support and look forward to serving you in the future. With a fully accredited ICBC Body Shop, 10 Bay Maintenance Center and Parts Department we also have a Sales Team that would be happy to assist you with your automotive needs including driving away in your brand new Chrysler Dodge Jeep or one of our many pre-owned vehicles. We are committed to excellence and will continue to be proud supporters of our community.

Parksville Home Hardware

Phone: 250-248-9221
Email: Send Message
Address: 142 Morison Avenue Box 610 Parksville, BC V9P 2G7
About: Parksville Home Hardware serving downtown Parksville and surrounding area since 1985! Housewares, giftware & seasonal items, beach accessories, camping equipment, paint, plumbing, electrical, lawn & garden. HERE'S HOW with your downtown Home Hardware store at 142 Morison Ave. Mon. thru Sat. 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sundays & Holidays 9 am - 4 pm.

Parksville Pharmasave

Phone: 250-951-0227
Address: 281 E Island Hwy Parksville, B.C.
Website: parksvillepharmasave.com

About: Parksville Pharmasave is a locally owned and operated pharmacy that cares about your health! Customer service is our specialty! Check out our Travel Health Clinic for all the latest information on your next vacation spot as well as all the travel gear you need to stay safe. Visit our Active Living section for braces, mastectomy and ostomy supplies and home safety equipment including rentals. Talk to our Natural Health Consultants about how natural medicine can work along side your prescription medicine. Learn more about weight management from our Ideal Protein coaches and our Certified Diabetes Educator and ask how we are helping people reduce their prescription medication. And get the best skin care advice from our Cosmeticians who focus on natural, healthy skin care lines. We are all about supporting our community!

Proline Management Ltd.

Phone: 250-754-6440
Email: Send Message
Address: 108-5070 Uplands Drive, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N1
Website: prolinemanagement.com

About: Proline Management Ltd, a family-run business founded 34 years ago, provides property management services. Proline believes that the field of property management is about servicing and fostering communities. While providing guidance and extensive experience, Proline focuses both internally and externally on the people that make us a community. Proline acknowledges and celebrates differences, while working to find solutions that encourage understanding and support for one another. Proline cares and wants everyone to enjoy more and worry less.

RBC Royal Bank

Phone: 250-248-8321
Address: 152 South Alberni Hwy. Parksville, B.C.
Website: www.rbc.com/

About: At RBC our vision is to be among the world's most trusted and successful financial institutions. RBC believes in the power of communities and the individuals who live in them. RBC - Helping Clients Thrive & Communities Prosper


Phone: 250-951-6146
Address: 102 E Island Hwy PO Box 1090, Parksville BC Canada V9P 2H1
Website: scotiabank.com

About: Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in the Americas. We are dedicated to helping our more than 25 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 98,000 employees and assets of over $1 trillion (as at January 31, 2019), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BNS) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

Scott Signs

Phone: 250-248-3015
Email: Send Message
Address: 402 Oak Ave. Parksville, BC
Website: www.scottsigns.ca

About: Scott Signs Ltd. has been providing high quality signs and graphics to Vancouver Island and beyond since 1968. Our services range from basic cut-vinyl graphics and vehicle wraps through to custom design, fabrication and sign installation. We utilize state-of-art wide format printing, CNC routing and laser engraving, achieving innovative and measureable communication tools for our clients. While we strive to provide our customers with the latest innovations in the sign and display graphics industry, we also take pride in offering a service that is based on traditional methods, tested and proven over the years. At Scott Signs we stand behind our craftsmanship and keep an open line of communication with you through every step of the process. Our team can assist you with the design, fabrication and installation of all your signage needs.

Sea Edge Motel

Phone: 800-667-3382
Address: 209 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2G4
Website: seaedge.com

About: Year after year, and decade after decade the Sea Edge Motel has families returning with 3rd and 4th generations to share the experience and unforgettable flavours of old world family time. Set upon a special blend of Mother nature's gifts, the Sea Edge Motel offers a unique beach front experience for all the generations of your family.

Smitty's Family Restaurant

Phone: 250-248-2432
Address: 545 East Island Hwy.
Website: smittys.ca

About: Smitty's Restaurant provides full service breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Locally owned and operated, our menu will introduce you to our diverse product line, from Smitty's famous buttermilk pancakes, waffles, and omelettes to salads, sandwich, steaks, and pastas. Smitty's menu offers something for each member of the family, and is frequently updated to keep customers coming back. We are particularly popular among families with small children, seniors, and travellers. Our warm and friendly staff is looking forward to your arrival, located at 545 East Island Highway (Directly across from A&W).

Speedy Glass

Phone: 250-248-2220
Address: 716E Island Highway Parksville British Columbia V9P 1T6
Website: speedyglass.ca/locations/parksville/

About: Speedy Glass is Canada's leader in auto glass replacement and repair. National lifetime warranty. Online booking at www.speedyglass.ca or claims established at our location 716 E Island Highway, Parksville, BC. 250-248-2220. Locally owned.

Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort

Phone: 1-877-977-8669
Email: Send Message
Address: 1175 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC V9P 2E3
Website: sunriseridge.ca/rates-reservations/specials/parksville-beachfest/

About: Just steps away from the beach, this Resort offers deluxe studios, junior suites, and fully equipped 1-3 bedroom suites. Onsite amenities include a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness facility, meeting venues, outdoor fireplace, free parking, free wi-fi, and beach access. Enjoy 15% OFF accommodations when you stay 2+ nights between Sunday & Thursday during the Parksville Beach Festival ? mention ?Beachfest? when reserving.

The Collective Wine Bar & Kitchen

Phone: 778-432-2021
Email: Send Message
Address: 230 Cook Street, Victoria BC
Website: thecollectivewinebar.ca/

About: Offering a diverse selection of fine wines, hand-crafted cocktails, craft beer and casually elegant food featuring local ingredients.

The Flag Shop - Victoria

Phone: 250-383-3524
Email: Send Message
Address: 822 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1H8
Website: http://www.victoria.flagshop.com

About: The Flag Shop Victoria is Vancouver Islands supplier of flags of the world including a wide range of Canada and British Columbia flags, pins, windsocks, and decals. We specialize in custom textile printing of tents, table runners, flags, and street banners. Both commercial and residential flag poles are available. Visit us at 822 Fort Street in Victoria or we can ship you items direct to you.

Thomas & Company

Phone: 250-954-3554
Email: Send Message
Address: #6-162 West Harrison Avenue, Parksville, BC V9P 2H6
Website: thomasandcompany.ca

About: With over 30 years of experience, and serving Parksville and Qualicum Beach for over 20 years, Thomas & Company is able to provide a broad range of legal services which includes: Residential & Commercial Real Estate, Wills & Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Corporate & Commercial Law. Along with an impeccable reputation for thoroughness and paying attention to detail, Thomas & Company is also known for its very friendly and personal service. Fax: (250) 954-3558

Vancouver Island University

Phone: 250-753-3245
Email: Send Message
Address: 900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5
Website: viu.ca

About: Vancouver Island University (VIU) is known for its high-quality academic programs, vocational training and applied research, producing graduates who are in demand by employers across Canada and around the world. With approximately 15,000 students and 2,300 employees, VIU shares a rich history with and makes a significant contribution to Vancouver Island and coastal BC.

Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland

Phone: (250) 752-6153
Email: Send Message
Address: 2179 W Island Hwy Qualicum Beach, BC
Website: viu.ca/milnergardens/

About: Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland is a magical seaside retreat once reserved for royalty. Sheltered on three sides by old-growth forest, this one-of-a kind woodland estate rejuvenates the soul with its gardens and magnificent coastal views. Enjoy the charming Camellia Tea Room after strolling the grounds and contemplate the history of the Gardens or fantasize about having them all to yourself.

Waypoint Insurance

Phone: Tel (250) 248.3229
Email: Send Message
Address: 146 Alberni Hwy, Parksville
Website: waypoint.ca