— adventure waiting to happen —
from outdoor greenspace to walking trails, murals, live theatre, and art spaces; we have it all
discover the wonders of a small walkable town
Embark on a thrilling urban exploration adventure. Wander through the intriguing alleys, uncovering street art masterpieces and historical gems, making unforgettable memories in this quaint and artistic town.
We have an organization that plans, maintains, and paints all of the murals in town. Every year they spend countless hours restoring and creating new murals. Next year you may just see another one or two pop up.
art + tours
Embark on a captivating journey through the streets of Chemainus, taking in the world-renowned outdoor murals that adorn the town's walls. Each mural tells a unique story, depicting historical events, local legends, and imaginative scenes.
chemainus theatre festival
From classic plays to contemporary musicals, each performance at the world renowned Chemainus Theatre is a testament to the power of storytelling and the art of live theater.
shopping + food + services
The Chemainus Public Market is filled with food establishments, boutique artisan shops, vintage items, and even an arcade.
dive sites + information
Dive beneath the surface by Kin Beach Park and discover four sunken barges in 60 feet of water from the beach or head by boat to the Boeing 737 placed to create an artificial reef. Witness the diverse ecosystem of the Pacific Ocean.
services + shopping
Enjoy a round of golf amidst the immaculately designed courses offering a blend of natural beauty and challenging fairways, providing a delightful experience for golfers of all skill levels.
history + culture
Operated by the Chemainus Valley Historical Society, their mission is to promote research, preserve records, and be the guardians of the rich cultural heritage of Chemainus.
coast + trails + outdoor activities
Whether you're an adventure seeker or a nature enthusiast, there is something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty, breathe in the fresh air, and witness the diverse flora and fauna that make this region so captivating.
sing + dance
Home to a vibrant arts scene, explore music, concerts, and dance performances throughout the year. Check the events calendar for upcoming shows.
Photo credit: Diver- Kat Fenner. Skate Park + Chemainus Public Market from Cowichan Valley Courier, Museum from Chemainus Valley Historical Society