Prince Rupert's Line-Up of Entertainment ....2017!

Mar 4, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a year jam-packed with entertainment. From the Sugar Shack Festival in early January right through to this year's 32nd Annual Sail Past, the line-up of popular events is bound to keep you hopping. Here's just a 'sneak-peek' of some of what Prince Rupert has to offer up when you visit us.

  1. March 4, 2017: will kick off the 26th Annual Children's Festival. With this year's motto 'Growing Together', this day-long event is filled with imaginative and inventive activities and story-telling that is bound to delight children and parents.
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  3. March 10, 2017: the Prince Rupert Arts Council is hosting a weekend bonanza of creativity! Creative Jam 2017 boasts chock-a-block full weekend that will not disappoint. Participants can delve into the arts of their choice and be guided through a learning process tht includes writing skills, stand-up comedy, gospel singing, photography......and so much more.
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  1. May 7 - 13, 2017: the BC Annual Dance Competition takes place at the Lester Center for the Arts. This celebrated week-long dance competition, recognized around the work, bring some of Canada's finest and brightest talent to our stage.
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  3. June 3, 2017: you are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Digby Island Art Show. Indulge in this unique afternoon art show which takes place at the Dodge Cover Community Center. The collection of works by local Dodge Cove artists features magnificent jewelry, masterful water and oil paintings, mosaics, renowned handmade quilts and needlework, live music, exceptional foods...
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  5. June 4, 2017: mark your calendars for this year's 'Sweet Serenade Coffee & Dessert Concert' This is an evening event with great musical entertainment and an astounding array of luscious desserts. The Prince Rupert Rotary Choir, led by Peter Witherly, will offer up a diverse selection of songs from Broadway classics like 'Fiddler on the Roof' to oldies from Cole Porter or more recent works like Bill Withers' Lean on Me from the 1960s. This show also features a sampling of some of the best musical talent from your local high school.
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  7. June 9-12, 2017: marks the 29th Annual Seafest Weekend - theme this year is 'Red & White-150 Done Right!' This local favorite is one of Prince Rupert's best and is a time when many Rupertites return home to reunite with old friends and celebrate weekend. The collage of activities, exceptional food booth and fun competitions throughout this 3-day event comes to a close Sunday evening in the spectacular Mariner's Park.
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  9. July 1, 2017: Canada Day - 150th Birthday Party. As always the focus is on family entertainment and it all happens in Mariner's Park. This family day celebrates many of Prince Rupert's most celebrated musical talents as they showcase their talents throughout the day while families enjoy organized events for all age groups and ..there is always the BIG Birthday Cake...and at dusk the grand finale fireworks.
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  11. November 6-9, 2017: is the 42nd Annual Kaien Island Craft Fair. This highly recognized fair boasts the work of artisans from Telkwa to Dodge Cove an fills the community center with a spectacular exhibition of the 'best of the best'. With up to 104 separate presentations, you will not want to miss this remarkable expansive fair.
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  13. December 1-2, 2017: the Special Events Society hosts the 22nd Annual Winterfest. Friday night joint the Rotary Choir and the school choirs to sing Christmas carols, sip on hot chocolate and watch the Festival of Lights. The following day boats Breakfast with Santa and the Santa Claus Parade as well as the annual afternoon live musical performance at the Lester Center for the Arts. That evening enjoy the bonfire at the harbor front and watch the 39th Annual Sail Past and fireworks.
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  15. December 3, 2017: Prince Rupert Rotary Choir & Community Band will definitely get you into the Christmas spirit when they host their Annual Winter Song. This seasonal event puts the finishing touches on a memorable weekend as the choir and band perform for you in the beautiful 'old world charm' of the First United Church.
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  17. .....and on top of all that, you will definitely want to check out the plentiful performances occurring throughout every month at venues like the Lester Center for the Arts; this year celebrating their 30th birthday. Throughout the years the center has showcased phenomenal memorable shows and this year will not disappoint! Check out their events calendar for 2017 at: where you will want to note the dates of performances such as Phantom of the Opera performed by the Atlantic Ballet Theater or Danny Nielson's 'Love.Be.Best.FREE; then there is the Janis Joplin Tribute vocalists Tracy Masson, musicians Ian Lihou and Karl Oystensen. Or how about checking out the 100-seat Tom Rooney Theater; home of the Harbor Theater Society that offers up a mixed bag of events that will appeal to even the most discerning. This non-profit society produces original stage works with a 'north coast flavor' and hosts everything from blues concerts to improv to Kid's Camps and on and on...check them out at:

  18. Undoubtedly, Prince Rupert does offer a pretty amazing selection of visual and performing arts to choose from, so whether its just an overnight stay or for a few days; check out from this wide selection of fun and entertainment.....and if you are looking at enjoying your stay at a very private and upscale accommodation, inquire at The Tides Bed & Breakfast and start planning your get-a-way.

Its All Happening Here...Come-Play-Eat & Stay

May 26, 2016

Its that time of year when once again, Prince Rupert has it ‘all going on’….from festivals, to concerts, art shows to boat trips – Prince Rupert is where you will want to come, play, eat and stay. And here are just a few of the entertainment choices this spring –

Starting May 28th the 5th Annual Charity Golf Scramble will take place. Try swinging your club to win the $10,000 cash prize or how about the Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glyde valued at $20,000. Or, if you prefer to learn about local culture, the 4th Annual Salmon Festival also happens on May 28th. Here you will be able to watch your host dancers and drummers perform and sample traditional coastal foods all in celebration of the arrival of the salmon runs.

The following month on June 4th the community of Dodge Cove sets up for their Island Art Show. Board the MV ‘Inside Passage’ for a boat ride across the harbor and spend the afternoon in this artisan community enjoying the art show and perhaps a tranquil walk along the beach or seaside trails.

Sunday, June 5th, marks the 26th Annual ‘Sweet Serenade’ Coffee & Dessert Concert. This year the CHHS choir and jazz band along with the Community Choir will bring you back through the decades with tunes like Bill Withers ‘Lean on Me’; Irving Mills ‘Moon Glow’ or Oscar Hammerstein’s ‘All the Things You are’ …just to name a few. The event is renowned for serving up an unimaginable array of decadent homemade pastries and desserts to indulge in during the 2 hour show.

Then, on June 10th, Prince Rupert’s will host its annual Seafest event – The theme this year is ‘Gumboots & Raindrops’. Plan to kick off the weekend on Friday night with the outdoor concert ‘Music at Mariners’ and continue to enjoy this full-on weekend until the closing ceremonies back at Mariner’s Park on Sunday evening.

And, make sure you circle Saturday, June 18th, on your calendar when our local team of cyclist from ‘Ride to Conquer Cancer’ hosts their Spaghetti Western Dinner & Dance. Put on your best ‘checked shirt and join the team for some great food, great entertainment at the auction tables and a little ‘boot-scootin boogie’ as the popular local band‘The Surfer Dudes’ play into the night.

Make plans for a fun time and come to Prince Rupert – call to book your room at The Tides Bed & Breakfast and let us pamper you with our up-scale accommodations that boasts water views in a peaceful location and offers a leisurely breakfast prepared to fit your schedule.

Rupert is Ready to Rock!

Apr 8, 2016

Looking for accommodations for Rock of Ages weekend?

If you are looking for an amazing weekend get-a-way where you can pamper yourself in the deluxe accommodations of the Tides Bed & Breakfast and take in an amazing musical stage production – Prince Rupert is where you want to be!

Travel back to the 80’s as you listen to the music from the likes of Pat Benatar, the Styx or Bon Jovi…to mention a few - all part of the renowned live musical ‘Rock of Ages’ that will be playing April 7th, 8th and 9th at the Lester Arts Theater.

Then retire to your room The Tides Bed &Breakfast to enjoy a relaxed and restful night in your upscale room complete with feather bed! Sound good?

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Welcome To Our New B&B Website!

Dec 7, 2015

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new website!

Welcome to the new Tides Bed & Breakfast website. Are you ready for 2016? We are! We've upgraded to a new site for the new year. Check out our beautiful photos and see what you're in for when you choose to make The Tides Bed & Breakfast your travel accommodation. There is now a Testimonials page where you can see what others have to say about their stay at The Tides Bed & Breakfast and read about what sets us apart from the hotels and accommodations of the North Coast. You can contact me directly from the contact page with bookings or general enquiries. Our website was designed with you in mind, we hope that you find all of the information you are looking for with our new clean website layout.

Thanks for having a look and I hope to see you at The Tides Bed & Breakfast in Prince Rupert soon!