Rotary Duck Dip

The Rotary Duck Dip will take place in Downtown Campbell River at Spirit Square on Saturday, September 14th from 12:00 to 2:30.

Family Activities at Noon

Remote Control Model Boats

Face Painting


Shoo Shoo the Clown

Duck Dip at 2:00!

Look for the Wanted Duck posters at 40 Downtown businesses.

Downtown Garage Sale

DownTown Garage Sale

Get ready for this great Downtown BIA event on Saturday, July 13th from 10:00 until 2:00.

“Life Is Like A Garage Sale, You Never Know What You Are Going To Get”

Vintage lovers , treasure hunters and bargain browsers – loved this great Downtown event!

Easter Event

The Downtown BIA’s annual Easter Event will take place on Saturday, April 20th!

  1. The Easter Egg Hunt starts at 11:00 in Ostler Park and is usually over in about five minutes!  Free bubbles, baskets for the first 300 children; ReMax Check Realty will provide coffee and goodies.
  2. M.a.t.z pancakes will be selling their delicious, hot dollar size pancakes.
  3. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will take place from 11:15 to 1:15 at the Tidemark Theatre – by donation to the CR Food Bank.
  4. Shoo Shoo the Clown on Spirit Square Stage at 11:15
  5. Captain Thunderpants on Stage from 11:30 to 12:15
  6.  Doco Adventure Train
  7.  The Fun Swing
  8.  Bounce-a-Rama Castle and Cotton Candy
  9. Playful Spirit Face Painting
  10. Glen’s Kettle Korn
  11. Bee’s Knees Donuts
  12. Marine Harvest Salmon Barbeque with CRKW
  13. Animal Activity Farm
  14.  Games and activities by Community Centre Recreation Programmers and Gateway Foursquare Church
  15. Easter basket decorating in the Art Gallery
  16. On site 2 Day Radio 99.7

Downtown Business Owners call Safer Downtown a “Big Step Forward.”

Downtown Safety Office
More than 1100 people signed the Safe Streets petition started by the Campbell River Downtown BIA. The organization represents business owners who have been vocal about reducing criminal activity in the Downtown core. In May 2018 the City responded by approving new funding to open a Safer Downtown Office, housing the By Law Enforcement Office with an additional bylaw officer, Foot Prints Security and a check point for the RCMP. The Office officially opened in July  2018.

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More exciting news!  The mural painted by Alex Witcombe, a highly regarded, local artist, is now lit thanks to the City’s Downtown Small Initiatives Progrm. The lighting not only showcases the beautiful, intricate details of the mural but also addresses safety concerns at  this otherwise dark corner. Continue reading “Mural”