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HomeTown Tourist Weekend

June 17, 2023

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 18, 2023



TAKE 5 heads up this popular annual campaign that brings together activities and events with fun in mind. Lace-up your running shoes, grab your water bottle and camera and get ready to play HomeTown Tourist on Father’s Day Weekend, June 17-18, 2023Check back for the events and activities all in and around Ladysmith. Make sure you visit our website and follow us on Facebook for specials, discounts and the latest updates as more events come online. We can’t wait for HomeTown Tourist Weekend to begin!

Schedule of Events

June 13–17

Citrus Cycles: Get a FREE ebike test ride when you book an appointment online at; 250-245-0402

June 17

Champagne Hill Botanicals Wild Herbal Tea-Making workshop: 10am–12pm; registration with the RDN

Saltair District Residents Assoc. Neighbourhood Yard Sale; for info, Sue 250-924-6924

Top Drawer Boutique: 10am–4pm; 20% off high quality new & used, 411 First Ave.;

Ladysmith Sportsmen’s Club’s Free Family Fishing Event: Stocking our pond with trout for the kids; free lunch and prizes; at the Bush Creek Hatchery; for info, Jason 250-245-7277

The Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store: 10am–4pm; special deals on items for Dad; 910 First Ave.

The Ladysmith Health Food Store: 10am–5pm; special 10% off sunscreen; 531 First Ave.

Salamander Books: $2 book shelves. 535 First Ave. Ladysmith

Hill Dash: 11am, hosted by the LDBA, High Street and First Ave., 250-245-3079

Running of the Balls LRCA Fundraiser: 12:30pm, High Street and First Ave., 250-245-3079

Cowichan Camerata String Orchestra Celebrates Spring: 7pm, at Ladysmith Little Theatre; or at the door.

June 17–18

Yellow Point Farms, Farm Store and Petting Farm: Open Fri.–Sun.; visit baby goats, lambs, and chicks; Island Farms soft serve ice cream cones are back; fresh strawberries and local produce; 5756 Yellow Point Rd.

ETC! Beads & Beading Supplies: 10am – 5pm Closing Out Sale! 9752 c Willow St., Chemainus 250-324-2227

LDHS Museum: 11am–3pm; shop the museum, new displays and family friendly activities; 721 First Ave. Ladysmith, 250-245-0423

Purple Pigeon Treasures: 20% off Father’s Day sale; 440 First Ave.Ladysmith,

Sealegs Kayaking: Rent 1 kayak or SUP for 1 hour and get a rental of the same value for the same hour for free; Transfer Beach Ladysmith;

Transfer Beach Food Trucks: Daily 11am–7pm; schedule

Empress Acres Farm Store: Pasture-raised farm large eggs, on sale for $6/dozen; by the big rock at 2974 Haslam Rd.

Cowichan Kayak Club: 2-for-1 annual membership;

Ladysmith Golf Club: Special Rates $44 for family of 4 and $12 for youth under 21; 380 Davis Rd., 250-245-7313

Girls Night Out: A musical fundraiser for Yellow Point Drama Group; over 19, as liquor will be available; Saturday, at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm; at the Cedar Hall; tickets at or at the door.

June 18

Cedar Farmers’ Market: 10am–2pm; perfect for a Father’s Day last-minute gift; 1984 Woobank Rd., Cedar; visit

Carol’s Crafters Artisan Craft Sale: 10am–3pm; new vendors welcome; North Oyster Community Centre, 13467 Cedar Rd.;

Ladysmith Little Theatre Open House: Noon-4pm, 4985 Christie Rd.,

Public Tour at Wildwood Eco Forest: 1pm start; 2929 Crane Road, in Yellow Point; info at


June 17, 2023