2016 Festival Trailer

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And a huge thank you to everyone involved! we couldn’t do it without you!

Don’t forget to check out — and thank! — our funders, donors, sponsors, and supporters.

See the complete list right here.

Get in on these awesome raffle prizes!

Our raffle prizes are super rad this year! Treat yourself to 3 chances to win 3 small getaways!


1: Cowichan Valley for a wine tour, accommodation and meal!
2: Solo getaway to Steveston on Gulf Island Seaplanes with accommodation, meal, and pampering!
3: Lovely Qualicum beach for accommodation, food, and shopping!

Get your tickets all festival weekend! 1 for $5 or 5 for $20! And new this year! If you purchase anything (other than real estate) from the Folklife Village Gabriola Island businesses during theatre festival weekend, and show your receipt to the Gabriola Theatre Festival people, you get 1 raffle ticket per $25 spent. And that INCLUDES Village Food Market!

Thanks to sponsors:

Cowichan Valley
Wine Tour – Cheers Cowichan Tours – 2 people – $265 + picnic = $315
Accommodation – Hillcrest Farm  – One Night – $150.00
Meal – Farm Table Inn – $50 x 2 = $100
One round trip flight – Gulf Island Seaplanes – $180
Accommodation – Seabreeze Guest House – $150.00
Meals – Pajos ($20.00), Steveston Bakery ($10.00)
Spa – Steveston Medi Spa (Gift Certificate – $50.00)
Qualicum Beach
Accommodation – Very Seaside Room $100
Meals – The Shady Rest ($25.00), Bailey’s in the Village ($20.00)

Join us at the Opening Ceremonies to celebrate Robert’s Place!

Time to celebrate the wonderful business that supports us all: Robert’s Place! Hope you can all make it!

It takes a community to make the magic happen!


Photos courtesy of Bill Pope.