Saturna Island Events

Saturna Island – Explore the Unexplored

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 Saturna Island – Shop The Dock

On Friday June 21st, from 10am – 2pm. Local vendors will be onsite to share some of Saturna’s finest artisan offerings.

Orca Walk – with Parks Canada interpreter Athena George.  Learn skills to make you a better whale watcher. Get inside stories about local whales from the park interpreter. Exercise on a short walk and unwind at stops with gorgeous views. Wear shoes suitable for trail walking.

Parks Canada Whale Trail Walk

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday –
Twice daily 11 am–noon and 1pm–2 pm

Saturna Saturday Market

Where: The market takes place in the General Store parking lot

When: Each Saturday, from approximately 10:00am – 1:00pm 

What’s so special about this market? Something for everyone: Preserves, organic local produce, books, gifts, crafts, artwork, wondrous creations and more located in the parking lot at the Saturna General Store. 

  •  Saturna Free Store and Recycling Centre will be open on Saturday, June 22nd from 10am-12pm.
  • St. Christopher’s Church will be open for visitors on Saturday and Sunday during Tour Des Iles. Sunday there will be a contemplative service led by Judith Rees-Thomas from 10:30am-11:30am, followed by tea. 

The Point Store, aka Beans & Co., is located next to Lyall Harbour dock. They will be serving up specialty coffees, baked goods and ice cream for hungry Tour Des Iles passengers all weekend! The Point Store also sells a lovely selection of local products including local soap, pottery and SGI clothing. Special for Tour Des Iles – 1 scoop regular ice cream cones are “buy one, get one free” when you mention you are participating in the Festival. 

The Lighthouse PubSolstice Sunsets at the Lighthouse Pub. On the Solstice (Friday, June 21st) join us on the Lighthouse Pub patio to watch the sun go down. From 9pm-10pm, pints of Lighthouse Lager will be 2 for 1, or if you order a pint or can of Somersby Cider you’ll receive a complimentary pair of sunglasses*. And because we love our Pub sunsets so much, we’ll also be running this offer on the evening of Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd as well.

*while supplies last!

Ocean River Sports, conveniently located at Lyall Harbour dock, will be open for kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals all weekend. Ocean River Sports will be offering 1/2 price on all rentals and tours for the Tour des Iles weekend. Also, stop by their float to enter a draw to win:

-Free kayak tour for 4 people value $300.*
-Free hiking tour for 4 people value $280.* 
*Valid until the end of August 2019.  

Saturna Cycle, conveniently located next to Lyall Harbour dock, will be open for bicycle rentals all weekend.  Any 1/2 day bicycle rental will be $10.  

Saturna Cafe, located at the Saturna General Store.


Thomson Park Disc Golf Course is free to play, and will be open all weekend. 

The Saturna Heritage Centre at East Point will be open Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd from 10am-4pm. 

The Jack Campbell Gallery / Boot Cove Books across from Saturna General Store will be open for visitors interested in local art, books and artisan products.
Boot Cove Books will be at the Community Market on Saturday from 10am – 1pm, and then in the shop from 2pm-4pm

Dreamscapes Studio just a 7 minute walk from Lyall Harbour dock, will be open for Tour des Iles weekend. Hours are: Saturday 2pm-5pm; Sunday 10am-5pm

This-N-That Arts & Crafts Studio  just a 6 minute walk from Lyall Harbour dock, will be open for Tour des Iles weekend. Hours are 11am-4pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.