Category: community

Alberni Fall Fair

The Alberni District is proud to present the 75th Fall Fair: ‘A Diamond in the Rough’ SEPTEMBER 8, 9, 10 & 11th 2022 The Annual Alberni District Fall Fair offers something for everyone, it is a place for the community to come together and celebrate the beginning of fall in the Alberni Valley. There is […]

Port Alberni Salmon Derby and Festival 2022

Going Back to Where It All Began! Port Alberni’s Annual Salmon Derby (with $10,000 worth of prizes!) is heading back to where it all began for its 2022 event. After 50 years of being held in various locations, the 2022 Salmon Derby will be held at the Alberni Valley Tyee Club & Fisherman, home to […]

Port Alberni Craft Beer

If you are a craft beer lover, you will want to be sure to check out all the stops on the BC Ale Trail on Vancouver Island, including 3 fantastic Port Alberni Craft Beer Breweries. Discover  Twin City Brewing,  Dog Mountain Brewing and Alberni Brewing Company.  Each offers a full food menu, and you will […]

Best Fishing in BC!

Aptly named Canada’s Fishing Capital by the World Fishing Network, Port Alberni is widely known to have the best fishing on the planet. Located in the heart of Vancouver Island, the Alberni Valley attracts anglers year around, with special interest in Chinook and Coho starting in June, Tuna arriving in September, and Halibut beginning their […]

Heat Wave: Stay Cool Alberni Valley

It’s no secret that the Alberni Valley is often one of the warmest regions on Vancouver Island. Our hottest June on record was in 2017 when we hit a scorching 34.7 ˚C. Incredibly, this week we are expected to reach a new all-time high of 42 degrees Celsius! While we love the heat and all […]

The Donut Shop – ‘Must Taste’

“The Best Donuts on Vancouver Island” Serving sweet treats with sprinkles of local charm, the Donut Shop in Port Alberni has earned the title “Best Donuts on Vancouver Island” from both locals and travelers alike. From a daily coffee delight or road trip highlight, to wedding sweets and preschool graduation treats, The Donut Shop has been […]

Alberni Valley Farmers’ Market Supports the Community

The Spirit Square Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,in Spirit Square at the picturesque Harbour Quay. Shoppers will find locally grown beef, chicken, pork, lamb and emu products. Fresh, local seasonal vegetables, and fruits. Artisans and crafters offer a wide array of locally crafted items. Location: 5440 Argyle […]

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