The City of Campbell River and local organizations organize and host numerous arts and cultural events, programs and activities for visitors to enjoy. These include annual special events, shows, performances, classes, art gallery, museum and heritage sites.
View the Community Calendar.
Campbell River has a variety of arts and cultural organizations and programs available to the general public, including programs offered by the City of Campbell River Recreation and Culture Department.
Recreation and Culture Department
The City of Campbell River Recreation and Culture Department offers a wide variety of arts and cultural programs throughout the year. The department also assists or hosts a variety of annual special events including the Canada Day Celebration, Salmon Festival Logger's Sports, National Child Day Celebration, and the Toy & Craft Sale.
Campbell River, BC V9W 4G2
Phone: (250) 286-1161
Fax: (250) 830-0164
CR Community Arts Council
The mission of the Society is to foster awareness and interest in all the arts within our community and to empower, support and validate the creative efforts of local artists.
2131 South Island Highway
Campbell River, BC V9W 1C2
CR and District Public Art Gallery
Visit the gallery for a choice of contemporary art exhibitions, classes, workshops, artist talks and school programs.
1235 Shoppers Row
Campbell River, BC V9W 2C7
Winter Hours: Tuesday-Saturday - 12pm-5pm
Summer Hours: Monday-Saturday - 10am-5pm
CR Salmon Festival Society
The Campbell River Salmon Festival Society is a registered charity assisting and hosting a wide range of public & family orientated activities held annually for the citizens of Campbell River. Their major event is the hosting of the Loggers Sports held each year on the second weekend of August. In 2007 the event will be held August 10, 11, and 12 weekend at Nunn's Creek Park. The society also is involved with activities held on Canada Day including the recognition of senior achievements, Huck Finn Fishing Derby for children and the Parade.
Campbell River, BC V9W 5A7
Contact person: Jim Lilburn
Haig-Brown Heritage House
Located on the banks of the Campbell River, Haig Brown house preserves the heritage of Roderick and Ann Haig-Brown.
2250 Campbell River Road
Campbell River, BC V9W 4N7
Museum at Campbell River
The Museum at Campbell River showcases the living history of the region with exhibits and programs presenting the rich cultures of First Nations groups and our unique coastal lifestyles. The Museum includes a small theatre, an archives research centre, native plant garden and excellent gift shop. Highlights include Logging, the Salmon Fishing Industry, the Ripple Rock Story and First Nations exhibits.
Mailing Address: Box 70 Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
Location: 470 Island Highway
Campbell River, BC V9W 5M4
Meetings: 1st Thurs. monthly. New members welcome.
Campbell River Shoreline Arts Society's
"Transformations on the Shore" Driftwood-Carving Competition
In conjunction with Canada Day celebrations, this five-day unique-to-Campbell River event brings novice, amateur and professional wood carvers to the Pacific shoreline of our community to transform log tailings into amazing works of art.
The finished sculptures are displayed in various waterfront parks and sponsors' premises for everyone to enjoy year round.
Campbell River, BC V9W 7Z5
Shoreline Musical Theatre Society
Produces amateur musicals.
Campbell River, BC V9W 1G1
Contact person: Jacquie Gordon
Sybil Andrews - Walter Morgan Cottage
Located in Willow Point on the beach the Sybil Andrews Cottage, preserves the heritage of Sybil Andrews. Sybil Andrews was an accomplished musician and artist.
2141 South Island Highway
Campbell River, BC
Contact person: Ken Blackburn
Sybil Andrews Heritage Society
The Sybil Andrews Heritage Society was formed in December 2004 for the purpose of saving and restoring the property as a heritage site.
Contact person: Anthony Akelaitis
Feature live entertainment at its best...
1220 Shoppers Row
Campbell River, BC V9W 2C8
Phone: 250 287-7465
Fax: 250 287-7659
For more information regarding cultural opportunities in Campbell River, contact the City of Campbell River Recreation and Culture Department:
Community Centre 250-286-1161