Festival Events

Big Raffle!

Here’s your chance to win-win-win! That’s right: we’ve come up with some big prizes and even more ways to support the arts on Gabriola. There will be one draw before each evening mainstage show. Get your tickets early at the ticket booth or from our roving volunteers! Support the businesses that support the festival! Spend [...]

Free Outdoor Stage!

Enjoy a mix of Gabriola musicians on this year’s outdoor stage! Some of the best local music you’ll see, on a FREE stage. Friday: 5:45-6:45 TerraZetto​ 8:45-9:15 Chris Ronald Saturday: 9-9:30: Gary Badke 9:30-10: Carolyn Bell 10-10:30: Roger Christie and Marty Steele 10:30-11: Double Entendre 5:45-6:45: The Kat's Pajamas 8:45-9:15: Blue Moon Sunday: 9-9:30: Moonsister 9:30-10: [...]

Opening Ceremonies: And the Community Spirit Award Goes To…!

Every year at the Opening Ceremonies of the Gabriola Theatre Festival, we honour a community member, business, or organization that has made a significant contribution to the Gabriola Arts Council, the Theatre Festival, and the community at large. These contributions take many forms: enhancing the creative and cultural life on Gabriola; financial and/or in-kind support; [...]

A Fashionable Tale Fashion Show

Join us for The GABE Shop’s third annual unconventional fashion show. You’ll be dazzled by spectacular attire and tickled by funny tales from the closet. The GABE Shop, a boutique thrift store owned by The Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care, raises funds for island health care initiatives. Featured fashions will be available for sale [...]

Shipwreck Wine Bar

Disappear into the abandoned shipwreck, where spirits are poured and the living is easy! Enjoy refreshments before, between, and after mainstage shows. But beware! No drinks will be served during mainstage performances.