Pender Creatives: Pender Island artists, artisans, performers, writers
*The Multifaceted Talents of Pender Island, BC, Canada
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Pender Island

Pender Island Community Hall hosts many of Pender Island's cultural events including the popular annual Fall Fair and Christmas Craft Fair. Many Pender artists, artisans, crafters and farmers show their works at the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.
Pender Island Info provides a wealth of information about various island businesses and activities.
Pender Islands Farmers' Institute provides information about the Farmers' Institute, the Pender Islands Fall Fair and the Pender Islands Farmers' Market.


BC Ferries provide the main transportation link for both motorists and foot passengers from Tswwassen (on BC's mainland, near Vancouver), Swartz Bay (on Vancouver Island, near Victoria) and interisland (connecting us with the other Southern Gulf Islands).
Seair flies a regular, scheduled seaplane service from Vancouver Airport to Port Washington.
Kenmore Air flies from Seattle, WA to the Gulf Islands.
BC Transit has bus service from Vancouver to Tswwassen and Victoria to Swartz Bay.


Gulf Islands National Park Reserve gives information about one of Canada's newest park systems, stretching through the Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia.
Pender Island Parks Commission features maps and info on our many parks, trails and beach accesses.
Kayak Pender Island provides kayak tours, rentals and lessons in the waters around Pender Island.

Pender Island Golf & Country Club - One of B.C.’s most beautiful 9 hole public golf courses.

The Golf Islands Disc Park , situated in Magic Lake Estates, has 27 'holes' for disc golf fun.
A-Z Used Records offers an incredible selection of used, vinyl albums.


Arcadia-by-the-Sea is close to beaches, Otter Bay Marina, Pender Island Golf Course, hiking trails, kayaking and boat tours and rentals, bicycle rentals, restaurants and many galleries and craft shops.
Corbett House Heritage B&B is a turn-of-the-century farmhouse set amidst gardens, orchard, pond pastures and forests.
Delia's Oceanfront B&B is a million dollar, 6,500 Sq. ft. house with a billion dollar view plus 5500 sq. feet of wraparound balconies in which to take it all in.
Gnome's Hollow B&B provides a secluded and magical woodlands setting, broken only by the babbling sound of a twelve foot waterfall.
Morning Moon guest suite is situated on the waterfront near Hope Bay and Welcome Bay facing east towards the sunrise.
Oceanside Inn offers affordable tranquility, nestled on three acres of secluded oceanfront.
Pender Island Arts and Artisans
Danielle Caron uses acrylic, oil and mixed media in her paintings. Her work is also influenced by her various stays in India, Europe and United-States over the years, before discovering the beauty and bright colors of Pender that found their way in her palette.
Vern Simpson paints in an abstracted expressionist style which avoids literal realism. A flick of paint to give the feeling of grass in the wind, inscribed marks and scrapings that suggest landscape elements.

Pender Island Woodworks - Barry Nikiforuk, has been making handcrafted custom furniture from solid hardwoods using traditional joinery for many years as well as doing furniture repairs and refinishing. His work consists of a mix of custom furniture, or bespoke furniture as it's referred to in England and interesting pieces from the past such as the candlestands currently being offered.

Pender Island Businesses
Dockside Realty is a family run business located in the Hope Bay Centre.
Pender Island Health & Healing
Shelley Easthope offers Ki to Health, Reiki, Shiatsu and Consensus Facilitation at her Medicine Beach Centre. Ki, a japanese word for the dynamic life force, sustains us and creates health and peace of mind as it flows through us in a balanced and harmonious way. This vital energy is what you explore and learn to access through treatment and classes offered by Shelley Easthope.
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