Category: summer

Fire Ban

Effective at 12 p.m. (noon) PDT on Friday, July 12, 2024, campfires will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre. This prohibition is being enacted to help prevent human caused wildfires and protect public safety. These prohibitions apply to all public and private land within the Coastal Fire Centre jurisdiction, unless specified otherwise in an […]

Summer Family Fun Guide for Alberni Valley

Fun Summer Activities for Families! Located in the heart of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni offers a seemingly endless amount summer activities that promise fun for the whole family. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, our charming city is the perfect setting for unforgettable summer memories. Here’s a guide to some of the best family-friendly activities […]

Live Music & Summer Markets!

Live Music and Summer Markets are the Heartbeat of Port Alberni What to do on Vancouver Island during Summer? With an abundance of sunny lake days and cool forest hikes, the Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island draws a lot of visitors during the hot summer months. Add another level of fun with a mix of […]

Kiteboarding in Port Alberni

Strong Thermal Winds Make Port Alberni a Top Vancouver Island Destination for High-flying Kiteboarding! If you’re an outdoor enthusiasts seeking an adrenaline rush on the water, look no further than our own Alberni Valley. While we are definitely known for our stunning landscapes and laid-back lifestyle, we’re also building a strong reputation as a prime […]

Sproat Lake: A Serene Paradise

Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, BC Situated on the picturesque Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Sproat Lake stands as a serene paradise that captivates visitors with its stunning natural beauty, abundant recreational activities, and a sense of tranquility that soothes the soul. This hidden gem of Port Alberni is a year-round destination that offers a perfect […]

Patio Dining in Port Alberni

Enjoy Your Next Meal Out(side)! Summertime in the Port Alberni means dining just got a little more fun. Rooftops, terraces and patios are open, Port Alberni visitors and locals now have plenty of options for outdoor dining. Whether you are looking for a table with a romantic waterfront view, people-watching at a streetside café or […]

Alberni Valley Fire Safety

Forest Fire Prevention is the Key to a Safe and Fun Summer! The beautiful Alberni Valley is widely known as the warmest spot on Vancouver Island. Warm summer weather brings many visitors and locals looking to enjoy some of their favourite outdoor activities and events. Typically July and August are our hottest months and often […]

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 […]