Archive for May, 2011

Marathon & Yacht Race

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

May 31/11 – Next weekend is the 9th Annual Food & Wine Festival June 2-5. The weekend of June 11/12 is our 12th Annual Edge to Edge Marathon, with 900 runners between Tofino and Ucluelet.

Hot on the heels of the marathon is the Van Isle 360 yacht race – 42 boats ranging in size from 25′ to 65′ are registered to circumnavigate Vancouver Island, starting in Nanaimo on June 4th and arriving here in Ucluelet on June 13th & 14th. There are 10 legs for a total distance of 580 nautical miles, and finishes back in Nanaimo on June 18th.

Porsches & Wine Festival

Friday, May 27th, 2011

May 27/11 – Ucluelet is a-buzz with activity these days. This weekend the Porsche Club is here, proudly displaying their babies in a show & shine for visitors and locals alike to come and admire. This weekend is also the Spot Prawn dock festival as part of Feast — 29 days of culinary activities in both Tofino & Ucluelet, culminating in the 9th Annual Food & Wine Festival June 2-5.  Ucluelet also has a salmon ladder fishing derby on from May until September, with great prizes to be won!