Check the Calendar for specific dates, times and more details. See our Links page to learn more about some of these annual Garden Bay Hotel and Marina events on their own websites.
GARDEN BAY CLASSIC FISHING DERBY - April/May
This three-day salmon derby, the biggest in the area, includes a $1,000 first prize, $1,000 reverse draw, boat auction, Calcutta draw, dinner and awards ceremony. $100 entry fee and all proceeds to salmon enhancement.
PENDER HARBOUR BLUES FESTIVAL - June
Garden Bay Pub is the centre of this annual festival celebrating the blues, presented by the Pender Harbour Blues Society, and The Slo-Cat Ferry transports walk-on passengers between Madeira Park and Garden Bay.
PENDER HARBOUR SHOW & SHINE - August
Hot rods, cool classics and classic iron shine at our automobile and motorcycle show. Spectator voting determines trophy winners at this free-admission, family-oriented afternoon of cars, bikes, live music, art, crafts, food, and raffles. All proceeds are donated to volunteer firefighters and local youth programs.
PENDER HARBOUR JAZZ FESTIVAL - September
Garden Bay Pub is a popular venue for traditional jazz in this three-day festival presented by the Pender Harbour Music Society, and The Slo-Cat Ferry transports walk-on passengers between Madeira Park and Garden Bay.
ROTARY CLUB ART AUCTION - November
An evening of fine art and fun with a silent auction in the dining room and a live auction later in the pub. All proceeds are donated to the Rotary Club of Pender Harbour.