Be a Part of Feastival!
Avoid the line up at the door and order your tickets online now! Sips on Friday and Feastival on Saturday.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Book your exhibitor space today for Sips on Friday Night or Saturday! Over 1000+ people attended the 2015 show!
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“FEASTIVAL”, an exciting showcase of the local food and beverage scene featuring some of the finest locally-sourced products, ingredients, talent and attractions on the mid-Island. NEW this year - SIPS AT FEASTIVAL Featuring tastes of Craft Breweries, Small Batch Island Wineries, Local Artisanal Spirit Producers Friday, June 17 – 6 – 9:30 pm.
Cooking Classes sponsored by Paradise Island Foods, Celebrity Chef's Stage sponsored by Coast Fresh
Taste samples from vendors, enroll in a cooking classes or mingle with the food producers
3rd Annual Seafood Chowder Cook-off
Bold Knight defends the 2015 title against Sea Salt Food Company - you be the judge- who has Nanaimo's best seafood chowder!
Sips @ Feastival on Friday night
Get to know the local craft beverage scene! Make new friends quickly after just a few booths! This year’s FEASTIVAL will be host to an exciting array of the region’s amazing community of breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries. Scroll down to the bottom to see the list of vendors.
Food Trucks on Friday night and Saturday
All the most popular vendors from Vancouver Island. Visit your favorite tasty trucks - Taco Revolution, Thunderstruck, The Pickled Carrot, Canada's Best Mini Donuts
Celebrity Chef's Corner
Daniel Caron & Tammy Deline
Mention that you are here attending Feastival.. One queen room $89 per night plus applicable taxes of 15% Two queen beds $99 per night plus applicable taxes of 15%
The Coast Bastion Hotel looks forward to welcoming guests for this years “Feastival”! The rates for June 16 until June 20. Comfort Room: $139 Superior Room: $155 Premium Room: $169 Guests can call 800-663-1144 and quote Group Code “CBI-GFC15593” or “Feastival” to secure the rate based on general guest room availability.
CountdownMediaReleaseFeastival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • NANAIMO, BC • May 27, 2016 COUNTDOWN IS ON TO CELEBRATE LOCAL CULINARY CULTURE “FEASTIVAL” is Nanaimo’s second annual festival celebrating the Island’s culinary culture. This year, the mid-Island’s food and beverage festival takes place over two days on June 17 & 18 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.[…]
MeetTheChefs (2) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • NANAIMO, BC May 18, 2016 MEET THE CHEFS OF ‘FEASTIVAL’ One of the most popular attractions at the first FEASTIVAL was the Celebrity Chef’s Stage where entertaining culinary stars taught the audience a few tricks in preparing their own favourites, and then shared the results with the[…]
ChamberAnnounces2DayFeastival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CELEBRATE NANAIMO’S CULINARY CULTURE “FEASTIVAL” is Nanaimo’s second annual festival celebrating the Island’s culinary culture. This year, the mid-Island’s food and beverage festival takes place over two days on June 17 & 18 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Friday’s daytime program is devoted to Industry and Government with the focus[…]
We have four guest chefs featured for Feastival. Check them out. They are fantastic! From right here in Nanaimo, Hilary Malone of Sea Salt Food Co. Hilary Malone is the co-owner of Sea Salt Food Company, a boutique catering and recipe development business located in Nanaimo. Showcasing quality ingredients from the local land and sea,[…]
It is the second annual Seafood Competition. All takes place on Saturday, September 26th. Here are the competitors. A tasty competition for sure! • The Bold Knight • Simon Holt • Pirate Chips • Origins on Long Lake
Farmship’s Community Supported Agriculture Farmship’s Bounty Box $30 value/week, approx. 10 items, would feed a family. Farmship’s Harvest Box $21 value/week, approx. 7 items, would feed 1-2 person Our boxes are filled with delicious vegetables and fruits we grow on our farm in Yellow Point. We grow over 50 varieties during the season, enough to[…]
Celebrity Chefs 10:30 AM Hilary Malone Co-host Daryl Major The Wave 12:00 PM Don Genova Co-host Kait Burgan SHAW TV 1:30 PM Cory Parsons Co-host Jerry Steen COAST FM 3:00 PM Daksha Narsing Co-host Deidre Tansey Pinch of Ginger Workshop with Food Share 30 minutes 10:30 AM Cooking with Kids Sushi[…]
A cool thing about Nanaimo is the willingness of people and businesses to step forward and support local events. Honestly, the people who have come forward to support Feastival are pretty fabulous. We want to ensure our sponsors are given the credit they deserve. So, you will see posts about the event and our sponsors.[…]