Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market
Just off the Commercial St main drag, this shiny new museum showcases the region's heritage, from First Nations to colonial, maritime,...
Presenting local and touring live-theater shows.
This tiny, flower-and-flag-decked floating hut and patio in the harbor is a lovely spot for an alfresco meal among the jostling boats....
Lonely Planet review
Undergoing a renovation at the time of our visit, this waterfront wooden tower was built as a fortification by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1853 and moved to this spot in 1974. A brief but charming ceremony sees one of its cannons fired for tourists at noon – the polystyrene 'cannonball' can still shake a few ribs. Nearby is the site of the weekly Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market .