Gibsons is surrounded by beautiful scenery that inspires a rich and unique cultural environment, and supports a diverse community of world-class artists, artisans and musicians. There are numerous local festivals and arts organizations that promote an abundance of opportunities for arts and culture in the Gibsons area.
Music in the Landing
Did you know the Town of Gibsons hosts free weekend concerts in Gibsons Landing all summer long? Known as “Music in the Landing”, local professional musicians of all genres fill the Landing with wonderful music. All concerts are free of charge and family-friendly events – grab the lawn chairs or a blanket and bring the gang down to the park this summer! For more information, please visit the Music in the Landing Facebook page.
Artisan Seaside Market – Saturdays in the Summer
Located at the foot of Holland Park in Lower Gibsons, this market features the art and crafts of 50+ local artists and designers! Saturdays from 10am to 3pm, from June until August. Learn more here.
Art & Words Festival – August 10 – 13, 2023
The Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society (SCWES) hosts the annual Art & Words Festival which pairs Sunshine Coast authors and artists together to inspire each other to create original works of art and literature. This creative collaboration is celebrated in a four-day festival of literary and open mic readings, an art exhibition, live music, writing and art workshops, a public art project, the publication of an anthology, an art and literary contest, and more. For more information, to participate, or become a sponsor, go to scwes.ca, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call or text 604-724-3534.
Gibsons Public Market
Located at 473 Gower Point Road, next to Gibsons Marina. The Gibsons Public Market is a community project that inspires and supports economic activities in the region. The public market is a destination for Sunshine Coast residents and visitors of all ages where all are welcome to convene and learn, enjoy local food, fresh produce, art and entertainment. The public market provides space for community activities, gatherings, workshops, a marine education centre, a community kitchen, and a bistro.
Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre
Step into the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre and explore the beautiful underwater world of Howe Sound. Meet local marine life and learn about their role in healthy ocean ecosystems. Through awareness, the Centre promotes the protection of the marine environments on the Coast and beyond.
Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Located in the heart of vibrant Gibsons BC, in the unceded territory of the Squamish Nation, the Gibsons Public Art Gallery uses monthly exhibitions and special events to showcase art culture in all of its forms. Local residents and visitors alike gather at the art gallery to meet new friends and appreciate artistic expression.