Winter Artisan Markets & Events
Support coastal creators by treating yourself & others during a holiday shop-around this winter. You’ll be sure to find a treasure for everyone on your list as the Pacific Rim has many wonderful markets and merchants to choose from.
The official countdown to Christmas at the end of the road begins with a town-wide event known as ‘Jingle Into Christmas’ on Friday, December 1st. This annual evening consists of extended hours for late night sales, gallery gazing and cheer. The district of Tofino offers a free shuttle from 5pm – 10pm to help get you and your gifts home safe. Tofino is known for it's makers. Don't miss some of our favourite local shops featuring the work of local artisans like The Factory, Merge, Caravan, Eagle Aerie Gallery, & Salt.
Venture a little farther down the road to catch Ucluelet's Midnight Madness on November 24th. Shops are open late and the sales are worth the drive.
Brightening up the short & dusky days of December is the ‘Tofino Winter Lights’ exhibit from December 1st – 31st, nightly from 5:30pm – 9pm at the Tofino Botanical Gardens. Experience artistic luminescence as you meander the trails and grounds beneath shapes of lighted strings and shadows cast. Warm up with a hot beverage from their onsite eatery, Darwin's Cafe.
The Tofino Public Market that runs from May long weekend until Thanksgiving is wrapping up it’s season with the Winter Artisan Market on Saturday, December 2nd from 11am – 3pm. Don’t miss this annual event that curates an array of wares, crafts, creations & edibles.
|There is much to explore around town but you don't have to stray far from your room to cross a few things off your list with Long Beach Lodge's own gift shop located on property in the Surf Club and Adventure Centre. You will love the selection of books, souvenirs, clothing, and jewellery.
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