Beach Clean with Surfrider Pacific Rim

Saturday March 26, 2022 : 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
North Chesterman Beach - Tofino

Love whales? Love Your Beach Clean!

Did you know that Grey whales are primarily benthic feeders? That means they scoop their food up off the bottom of the ocean - which is unfortunately where a lot of anthropogenic debris like plastic accumulates.

Join Surfrider Pacific Rim on Chesterman Beach to learn how you can help keep the whales' habitat clean and plastic free. Please bring your own beach clean gloves and bucket, and a reusable mug for free refreshments!

This is a fun and educational event for the whole family.  Buttons will be available on site if you still don't have yours.

Button Event
Interpretive Talks
Kids/Family Fun

Pass of Melfort Shipwreck interpretive walk

Saturday March 26, 2022 : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wild Pacific Trail - whale lot (look for signs)

Hear local interpreter and naturalist Silva Johannson tell this intriguing but tragic story.  Presented courtesy of the Wild Pacific Trail Society. 

Please note that the walk will start at the trail head in the Whale lot which can be reached via the road to the Amphitrite lighthouse.  Watch for the whale sign.

This will be a button event for the whole family.

Adult Activities
Button Event
Interpretive Walks
Kids/Family Fun
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Pet Friendly

PRAS - Art Splash

Saturday March 26, 2022 : 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

Pacific Rim Arts Society will be putting on a display of art to view and available for purchase.  Artists will be visiting through the week.  Free to enter and there will be a free raffle as well.

Adult Activities
Arts & Culture
Wheelchair Accessible

Marine Mammals & Mariners workshop

Saturday March 26, 2022 : 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tofino Resort & Marina - Upper Hatch

Join Strawberry Isle Marine Research Society and their expert guest speakers in this two night “Splash Course” to Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds! Topics include: marine mammal ecology and local legends, regulations, research, and response.

March 26

  • Part 1: Getting to know the locals
  • Part 2: The Power of Citizen Science

(Parts 3 & 4 presented on March 27). 

This workshop is free but limited space is available so sign-up now to secure your spot.

Adult Activities
Interpretive Talks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Ticket Requiring Admission

Barnacle Ballads with Tiller's Folly

Saturday March 26, 2022 : 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Long Beach Lodge Surf Club

Join us as we celebrate the return of dancing and live music. This will be our concluding evening to the whale festival and tickets will include food and a performance from Tiller's Folly. For over twenty years, Tiller’s Folly have been uniting past with present as modern-day storytellers.  The band aspired to create acoustic music that is thoughtful, progressive, yet timeless in nature; music that represents their Pacific coastal home.

Space for this event is limited so be sure to get your tickets early.  Check out our TICKETS page or press HERE.  If still available, tickets will also be sold at the door.  

COVID protocols require that all participants be double vaccinated.

Note that parking is limited so car pooling is encouraged.

Adult Activities
Performers/Live Music/Entertainment
Ticket Requiring Admission
Wheelchair Accessible