Getting to Gabriola

The festival takes place at the Folklife Village parking lot: 575 North Road, Gabriola Island.

Gabriola is a 25-minute ferry ride from the Gabriola Ferry Terminal in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. You can also get here by float plane into Nanaimo Harbour (then walking onto the ferry) or directly into Silva Bay on Gabriola. If you’re planning to visit for the Theatre Festival, why not make a weekend of it! Take time to explore all the treasures this island has to offer, including spectacular beaches, sublime forest trails, exciting artists’ studios, bustling Farmers Market and interesting shopping (featuring locally made products and much more!). Check out gabriolaisland.org to discover more.