Upcoming Events at China Creek

Save the date for the following upcoming events at the campground and in the community. There is something for everyone at China Creek Campground and Marina!

August 6th, 2017
Annual Children's Fishing Derby

Come out and join us for our Annual Children’s Fishing on the Dock Bullhead Derby! Ages 12 and under. Meet at the docks at 11 am; derby to start at 11;30 am . Event will be held rain or shine! Participation is free and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place with draw prizes and BBQ to follow.  

June 16-18, 2017
2nd Annual Port Day & Solstice Arts Festival

Tyee Landing will be the central hub of activities for the Port Alberni Port Authority’s Port Day on Saturday from 11 am until 3 pm. There are many activities already scheduled for the public to enjoy. Some of these include an opportunity to take Rail Speeder shuttle along the waterfront; an Industrial Heritage vehicle shuttle up Argyle Street to the Rollin Art Centre or the Capitol Theatre/Char’s Landing; Explore the Maritime Heritage Gallery; tour the Search and Rescue vessels; enjoy live music; tour the Alberni Harbour in the Harbour Chieftain Patrol & Fire Vessel; tour of Port Alberni Terminals; children’s bouncy castle; tour Canadian Alberni Engineering; learn about kite boarding; various food and much more!


Rollin Art Centre will host a vendor’s showcase of Artisans and Artists in the Rollin Gardens with entertainment at the Gazebo on Friday and Saturday.


The Capitol Theatre will host the Bongo Bar with Spoken Word artist CR Avery on Friday evening. Tthe festival continues throughout the day on Saturday at the Capitol Theatre with play readings, Andrew Wade, and Cougar Annie.


The Art Matters Art Centre invites you to take a journey down the yellow brick road (the Creation Station) at their venue at Harbour Quay on Saturday and Sunday. Get a map of the festivities and collect stamps for all of your site visits to be eligible to win prizes. Enjoy spoken work and children’s art activities.

July 1st, 2017
Canada Day 150 Special Event

Music by the Sea will be taking part in the City of Port Alberni’s Canada
150 Celebrations at Harbour Quay on July 1st. In the evening just prior
to the fireworks in Port Alberni’s Inner Harbour, the Port Alberni Port
Authority, with its patrol boat the Harbour Chieftain, will lead a flotilla of
boats outfitted with a set of tuned boat horns which will “play” The
Canadian Anthem, O Canada. They will be played remotely by a keyboard
setup on the shore provided by Music by the Sea, and, each horn will light
up separately as it is played. The anthem will be heard wide and far.
For additional information, photos and interviews, contact Christopher
Donison at (250) 888 7772 or director@musicbythesea.ca.

July 22-30, 2017
Music by the Sea in Bamfield


Eleven intimate concerts featuring international artists in Canada’s most breathtaking venue.
Individual concert tickets start at $40 but Festival passes are also available. Both are on sale now
at www.musicbythesea.ca or by phone at 250-888-7772. For more information, including
transportation and accommodation

July & August
Family Fun Night

China Creek Campground is hosting outdoor moving night under the stars! Join us Saturday nights throughout July & August at 9 pm under the stars. Bring a friend, some chairs or a blanket for the lawn and join us for this exciting family fun night! 

July & August
Kids Camp

China Creek Campground is now offering recreational activities for kids of all ages. Come out and participate in nature crafts, scavenger hunts and more! Available daily with our Recreation Attendants.  

July 28th, 2016
China Creek Bike Park Opens

An exciting new activity at China Creek Campground. Come out and see our new Kids Bike Park! Bring out your bike and test your skills or try new tricks with our all natural pump track and jumps. Ready, set …. lets go have fun!

June 4 th , 2016
Alberni Canal Downwind Challenge

The Canal Beach Watersports Society is hosting this Stand Up Paddle boarding challenge that begins at China Creek and ends at Canal Beach.

Sept. 4th-6th 2016
45th Annual Salmon Festival & Derby

A fun-filled weekend of events and activities for the entire family!  The 45th Annual Salmon Festival & Derby will begin with Friday Night Fireworks at dusk. Join us at Clutesi Haven Marina and Victoria Quay for an amazing display of lights. The weekend’s activities will include Karaoke, live music, raffles, wood carving on location, a kids bullhead derby and more. Check out the website for events and festival details.  China Creek Campground is offering a “Salmon Fest Promotion”  Pay for your 1st night and your 2nd night is free! Availability is limited, so reserve a spot today.

China Creek Campground
China Creek Campground