Recreation News & Events

  • CR Live Streets- Art Battle

    Arts in an Art BattleJoin us for an inspiring night of creativity and community. Come watch as painters battle the clock and each other transforming blank canvases into beautiful pieces of original artwork in just 20 minutes and help vote to determine the Champion of the night!  Tapas, local beer and wine available (cash-only).  Artwork will be auctioned off at the end of the evening.

    The City of Campbell River, the Tidemark Theatre and Art Battle International have partnered to host this event.

    WHEN: Wednesday July 18, 2018  7 - 10 p.m.

    WHERE: Shoppers Row, between 11th and 13th Ave.


  • CR Live Streets- Evening Street Market

    Couple Enjoying the Evening MarketStreet market, music & food trucks.  Come and browse the market stalls; pick up supper and enjoy the music.

    To register as a market vendor, please contact organizer Jim Creighton at

    WHEN: Wednesday, July 25, 2018,  5 – 8 p.m. 

    WHERE: Shoppers Row between 11th and 13th Ave. 



  • CR Live Streets- Chalkfest

    Chalkfest ThumbnailFamilies, individuals, teams:  Create a chalk work of art on the street, challenge another company or community group and win prizes. Watch professional artists at work.  Chalk supplied. BIG PRIZES for adult, family & youth chalk art creations.  No entry fee.

    Grab dinner or snacks from one of the food trucks on site. 

    The City of Campbell River and the Tidemark Theatre have partnered to host this event.

    Chalkfest Group Application

    Chalkfest Individual Application

    WHEN: Wednesday August 1, 2018   5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

    WHERE: Shoppers Row, between 11th and 13th Ave.



  • CR Live Streets- Show on the Row

    Lots of great family activities planned before the show starting at 7pm.  Bouncerama, clowns, games.  Come early and join in the fun. There will be food vendors on site for snacks to complete the experience.

    Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a free family movie.  Anticipated movie start time 9pm. Movie TBA

    WHEN: Wednesday, August 8, 2018   9 p.m. (approx. movie start time)

    WHERE: Shoppers Row between 11th and 13th Ave.



  • CR Live Street Finale- Music in the Night

    People enjoying music and drinks under the light canopyJoin us in celebrating the finale of the CR Live Streets downtown event series with an evening of music and food in the Tidemark Square!
    • LIVE music on outdoor stage
    • Free Admission
    • Licensed event (ages 19+)
    • Tapas, local beer and wine available (cash-only)
    The City of Campbell River and the Tidemark Theatre have partnered to host this event.

    WHEN: Wednesday, August 15, 2018  7:30-10:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Shoppers Row, between 11th and 13th Ave.


  • Junk in the Trunk and Downtown Garage Sale

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    Vintage lovers, treasure hunters and bargain browsers get ready for this great downtown event. Recreation and Culture has partnered with the downtown BIA to bring you a day of backroom bargains and recycled treasures.  Downtown from St. Anns to 11th Ave. will be blocked off as the retail stores dig out their leftover inventory. Then continue down the street to the Community Centre parking lot for “Junk in the Trunk” flea market sale.  You can purchase a parking stall at the Community Centre to sell your treasures.

    WHEN:  Saturday, July 14th            10am-2pm

    WHERE: Community Centre Parking Lot (11th Avenue) and Shoppers Row between 11th & St. Anns

    COST: FREE ENTRY for shoppers.  Vendor spaces in the parking lot: $20 + gst per parking stall

  • Last Blast of Summer

    Girls playing in the bubble pitSummer  is drawing to an end and school days are set to begin again.  Enjoy one Last Blast of Summer with your family and Campbell River Recreation.  Join us at the Splash Park for a fun filled evening with a wide variety of activities for the whole family.  There will be hotdogs, crafts, old fashioned relays, Bounce-a-rama, clowns,  and tons of opportunities for family free play.  End your summer with a splash!

    WHEN: Friday, August  31, 2018  4 - 7 p.m.
    WHERE: Sportsplex     
    COST: FREE                   

What's New
Nov 02, 2017 CRadvantage goes live!
Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
Jun 30, 2017 Celebrate Canada Day!
Jan 09, 2017 2016 Year-in-Review
Dec 20, 2016 Tourism update!
Nov 16, 2016 Fire Chief for a Day
Oct 11, 2016 Afternoon garage fire
Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
Sep 20, 2013 Tidemark grant in aid
Sep 21, 2013 ECAP
Sep 21, 2013 George Paul Passing
Sep 21, 2013 MyCity info update
Sep 21, 2013 Seed saving
Oct 08, 2013 Fire Prevention Week
Feb 24, 2014 Roads Update
Sep 24, 2014 Fall Fire Safety
Dec 18, 2014 Fawn Rd. house fire
Feb 06, 2015 Fire crews kept busy
Feb 26, 2015 Mobile home fire
Jun 26, 2015 New art summer camps
Dec 04, 2015 Storm Warning!
Jan 04, 2016 Jan. 1 City Currents
Jan 07, 2016 New Robron Field open!