Discover Sidney’s Christmas by the Sea from November 27 to January 8.

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Year-Round Fun

So Much to Do

No matter the season, Sidney always offers plenty to see and do! Take part in a race, enjoy music and cultural programming, celebrate the community, and discover family-friendly activities. 

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Annual Events

July + August

Summer Sounds Concerts

Summer Sounds Concerts are held at Beacon Park, every Sunday in July and August from 2 pm to 4 pm.

July 1

Sidney Days

In Sidney, we do Canada Day in a big way! Our three-day celebration includes music, food, dancing, entertainment, fun, tradition,…

April 17

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Find the hidden eggs, visit the Easter Bunny, and enjoy games and activities. Fun for the entire family!

January 1 (On Hiatus)

Polar Bear Swim

Join fellow hardy islanders and enjoy an invigorating start to the new year with a polar bear swim!

October 22 to 31

Sidney’s Halloween Spooktacular

Sidney invites little ghosts, goblins, and princesses to enjoy spooky displays throughout Downtown Sidney this Halloween season.

November 28 (On Hiatus)

Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade

The Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade runs through the centre of town along Beacon Avenue.

December 4 (On Hiatus)

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a delicious Pancake Breakfast with Santa. Breakfast is served by the Sidney Lion’s Club.

November 11

Remembrance Day

Each year on November 11th, the Town of Sidney comes together to honour and pay tribute to our Veterans.


Sidney by the Sea 8K/5K/Kids Run

The Sidney by the Sea 5k / 8k and Kids Run is an event for all ages and speeds.

May 9 – October 10

Sidney Street Market

Sidney Street Market at the Mary Winspear Centre, Every Sunday, from May 9 – October 10, 2021 at 11:00 am…

Connected Heritage Exhibition

Sidney Museum and Archives 2423 Beacon Ave, SIDNEY, BC

The Sidney Museum will be reopening with Connected Heritage: An art exhibit that explores the connections between Iceland and Canada. This exhibit is by Articulation Textile Group and presented in […]

Peninsula Santa’s Helpers Collecting

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia

Last year’s campaign was incredibly successful providing gifts to over 300 families on the Saanich Peninsula. These gifts are distributed through the Sidney Lions Food Bank to families in need […]

Touch of Salt Spring Craft Fair

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia

Featuring over 200 crafters and artisans of Salt Spring, BC and Alberta Admission $5.00 for 3 day pass Wheelchair accessible and refreshments. Free parking   Friday December 3rd 10am - […]


Last Chance Christmas Craft Show 2021

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia

Last Chance ensures a wide selection of exceptional handcrafted items meeting the highest standards of the finer arts and crafts available on the West Coast of BC. Over 25 craft […]


Cookeilidh – We Need A Little Christmas!

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia

A festive feast of Celtic and holiday favourites featuring Cookeilidh. From nostalgic, traditional carols, to whimsical, modern-day tunes of the season, this performance will leave you filled with the holiday […]


Jingle Jam – The Christmas Connection Concert of 2021

McTavish Academy of Arts 1720 McTavish Rd, North Saanich, British Columbia

Safe-T-Peg presents Jingle Jam on December 18, 2021. The Christmas Connection Concert of 2021! Join us at the McTavish Academy of Art, where we have gathered six local BC Musicians […]