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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 Canada?s largest credit union by membership. An Imagine Canada Caring Company, the credit union invested $5.6 million into local communities in 2017, focusing on empowering and engaging youth. Coast Capital is one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures?, and a member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club. It has 52 branches serving its 555,000 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

Tim Hortons

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

About: Locally owned & operated since 2003. It is our pleasure to serve. Enjoy your meal in our air conditioned spacious dining room, or outside in the sun on our patio.
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.

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.

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: Open 6 days a week.

Harbourview VW

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

About: Harbourview Volkswagen your Island Wolfsburg Club winner as awarded by Volkswagen Canada Inc.

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.


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 Lighhouse 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.
Sea Star  ($1,000+)

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

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 2018 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.
Sand Dollar  ($500+)

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.

Bluenose Motor Company

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.