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Sooke Fine Arts Show

The Sooke Fine Arts Show is going into it’s 33rd year as Vancouver Island’s Premier Arts Event annually attracting over 9,000. The show is a must see for a world class west coast arts and culture experience with over 380 works of original art, daily live music, live demos, and programs for all ages.

Contact Information
Phone: (250) 642-7256
Email Address: sfas@sookefinearts.com
Address:
Seaparc Leisure Complex, 2168 Phillips Road, Sooke, BC, Canada
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Description

The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for the finest artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s coastal islands to showcase and sell their work. Celebrating it’s 33rd anniversary in 2019, it is Vancouver Island’s longest-running juried fine art show, and the region’s premier summer arts event.

The 11-day show and sale draws 9,000+ art lovers from Canada, the US and abroad to the SEAPARC Leisure Complex in Sooke, BC. More than 380 works of original island art are on display in a stunning, 17,000-square-foot gallery. Visitors can also enjoy daily artist demonstrations, talks, guided tours, live music, and gift shop. See our special events page, which includes some special kid-friendly events.

Coastal Experiences

Make sure you experience these wild coast array of things to tempt and taunt the senses.

  1. Distinctively Canadian

    Indulge your senses by viewing the most impressive Canadian Art collections, sampling uniquely local flavours, and experiencing our diverse history.

  2. Stay with us

    Whether you want to stay in a cozy bed & breakfast, cottage or inn, or upgrade to one of the many extraordinary resorts or vacation homes – we have it all. It’s easy to spend a relaxing or invigorating vacation here.

  3. Attend a Festival

    Art, music, and culture. Our region is a hot bed of activity year round. With the Tall Trees Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Sooke Fine Arts Show, our many Art festivals, Canada Day, Festival of trees and the Pacific Rim Whale Festival we celebrate our Island culture and environment.

  1. Hike the WCT

    The West Coast Trail is a world renowned backpacking trail. Open from May 1st until September 30th, this gruelling 75 km (47 mi) trek is well worth the challenge for the breathtaking examples of the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

  2. Sea To Sky Hiking

    Discover the raw beauty and uncharted nature of the CRD. From seasoned backpackers to amateur day hikers you can traverse up to the tallest peaks and back down to the rocky shores of the Juan de Fuca by hiking historical trails.

  3. Going Coastal

    Our Coast has long been inspiration to all kinds of musicians, writers and painters. It is not hard to see why – take a walk through ancient forests with gnarled trees and green canopies, explore hidden creeks and spot eagles taking flight or bears ambling through the undergrowth.