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Ucluelet is a year-round destination. There are many annual family friendly events throughout the year that are not to be missed! We have everything from Trip Advisor's top Vancouver Island trail; The Wild Pacific Trail, festivals celebrating the arrival of the world's largest grey whale migration (up to 20,000 grey whales!) to one the world’s most intimate music festival’s, O-Ta-Lith. Arts Splash, Ukee Days, Edge To Edge Marathon, Cultural Heritage Festival...there is something for everyone on the pristine coastlines of Vancouver Island, BC.

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Pacific Rim Whale Festival

Mid March – Annual Event (30+ Years!)

Every March, Ucluelet, along with Tofino, and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, hosts the Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival.

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Art Splash

Third Week Of March – Annual Event

ArtSplash is an Art Show featuring the work of talented local artists.

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Chowder Chow Down

Third Week Of March – Annual Event

Sample some of the best chowder on the West Coast from our local Ucluelet and Tofino chefs!

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Aquarium Opening Day

Mid March – Annual Event

Every March one of Canada’s largest eco catch and release Aquariums opens.

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Edge to Edge Marathon

Mid June – Annual Event (Almost 20yrs Strong!)

Run in arguably one of the most beautiful and rugged races in all of Canada!

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Summer Fest

End Of June to First Week Of July

Join us for two weeks of amazing local music, film, and dance performances.

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Canada Day Celebrations

July 1st – Annual Event

Every year Ucluelet celebrates Canada Day on the Village Green in front of our Municipal Hall, overlooking the harbour.

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Ukee Days

Third Week Of July – Annual Event (40+ yrs celebrating Ucluelet!)

Ukee Days is a three day, weekend long festival; a fun celebration of Ucluelet’s rich history and community spirit.

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Otalith Festival

Third Week Of August – Annual Event

Don’t miss out on one the world’s most intimate music festival’s…

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Cultural Heritage Festival

Last Week August to First Week Of Sept – Annual Event

It’s about art and West Coast life as one! Education, culture, and the arts…

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Pacific Rim Tea Festival

Fall Season – Annual Event

The Pacific Rim Tea Festival is a fun and educational event

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Aquarium Release Party

First Week Of Dec – Annual Event

Every December local’s come to the Ucluelet Aquarium to release all the marine life specimens back into Ucluelet Harbour.

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