It’s a big year for anniversaries! Not only is Canada celebrating its 150th year as a nation, TheatreOne’s Bite of Nanaimo is in its 25th year of being Vancouver Island’s original gourmet culinary fair.  On Friday, October 20 from 4-9pm at Beban Park Auditorium, come help us commemorate Canada’s 150th with our patriotic theme, “…from Sea to Shining Sea.”

The signature fundraiser event boasts an impressive range of participating food and beverage establishments that serve sample size portions to patrons. Join the excitement and reach out to 1200 guests who sample the wares of the city’s finest cafés, restaurants, bistros, distilleries and breweries who offer their best menu items as they compete for awards.

Arbutus Distillery
Cassidy Country Kitchen
Culinary Institute of VI
Hearthstone Artisan Bakery
Longwood Brewery
Olive This and More
Oxy Pub
Paradise Island Foods
Riot Brewing Co.
Sawmill Taphouse & Grill Ltd.
The Vault Café
Thirsty Spirit Roasthouse
VIU Professional Baking Program

Each vendor will represent one of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories…think PEI potatoes, Ontario pork, Saskatchewan wheat, Nunavut lake trout, Alberta beef and BC salmon – what a delicious culinary event!

This longstanding fundraiser supports TheatreOne’s Mainstage, Just Kidding for Kids, and Emerging Voices performing arts offerings.

Entry tickets are $20 from TheatreOne and Olive This and More.

Food and drink tickets available inside event.

There will be tickets for sale at the door! 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.