The Oceanside Community Arts Council is located on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish Nations, home to the Snaw-Naw-As First Nation and the Qualicum First Nation.


R19A Music Festival

A road trip for audiophiles, the inaugural Route 19A Music Festival takes place between August 30th and September 7th. Utilizing local halls in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, the festival offers an eclectic variety of events all the way from young fledgling artists on the first step of the performance ladder to award winning veterans who have reached international status. The program encompasses a total of seven events, four in Qualicum Beach on the weekend of August 30…

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Family Day - May 26 - Qualicum Beach

Family Day is a full day of activities with something for all ages! We look forward to hosting you and your family at this special annual event.


  • 8:30-11:30 am -Shriner’s pancake breakfast at the Civic Centre with live music
  • 12-12:30 pm- Community Street Parade - travels down Primrose, along Second Avenue to Civic Centre.
  • ​1-4 pm - A full day of fun at the Community Park including:
  • Activities: inflatable games (13 to choose from), face painting, a skate jam, dog agility, vintage cars, fly fishing exhibition, science exhibition, and lots more!
  • ​Live entertainment: VI Skydive,…
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FCA Spring Juried Exhibition - Awards

Attendant successful artists from the FCA Spring Juried Exhibition on Saturday April 6th 2024


President (FCA Arrowsmith) Peggy Burkosky
Artist Janis Gosbee who was awarded 1st place in the 2024 Spring Juried Exhibition



Artist Maggie Ziegler - Awarded 3rd Place in the 2024 Spring Juried Exhibition


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