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Event 2023 Dates Details

MARPAC EXPO MARPAC Health and Wellness Expo



Santé & bien-être expo

March 2

Over 120 booths connecting local health, educational, financial and other local businesses within our military community. This is inclusive of all dimensions of overall wellness, including social, occupational, intellectual, and overall well-being.





As a way to engage the military, their families and the community in the Spring, this event includes Easter-related activities such as an Easter egg hunt, games and snacks.

Volunteer Appreciation Event


April 19


To show appreciation to all Volunteers – Planning a private movie screening for Wednesday, starting at 7pm.

Movie: TBD

Location: Silver City

CANEX sponsor

Navy Run

Navy Run

June 17


All-inclusive, community 5k, 10k and kids run. This event draws in Defence and surrounding community members from all over the Island to participate with their friends, families, and even compete with their Units.

Bike to Work Week




A health, wellness, and sustainability-focused event that provides a breakfast and encourages those to bike to work.  

Arts and Music Festival


August 27 

First-of-its-kind morale and welfare arts and live music event to take place in Langford to connect the Canadian Armed Forces and their families with the Langford community, local artists, musicians, and vendors. This event brings entertainment closer to our Defence community residing around the Langford area.

Ship-to-Shore Expo


Late Summer / Early Fall – TBD


Over 100 booths connecting local industrial businesses with our military community to engage them in local services, resources, and opportunities.

Formation Fun Day


September 9


A thank you to all of our military members, veterans and families for their support and sacrifice – offering over 50 activities including fair rides and activities for all ages, Base, sponsor and local displays, a BBQ, food offerings, as well as a market showcasing local vendors.

Base Commander’s Golf Tournament


September 27


A day of golf and lunch for our CAF members and local business partners and leaders. A highly sought-after event, this brings out the competitive and fun spirit in members as it is an approved day out of the office.

Canadian Forces Sports Day and Awards Event


October – TBD

All-inclusive and presents a variety of sports for military members to learn about and engage in. This is also an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Base teams in the past year through an awards ceremony.

Halloween Event


October – TBD

Open to all ages, this event includes a Haunted House, a Halloween performance, pumpkin carving, games, snacks and crafts to engage the Defence community and their families in the Fall. Attendees can dress up in costume and spend the day bouncing between activities that they can all do individually or as a group.

Holiday Event


December – TBD

The last events of the year as the Defense community gets ready for the holiday break and ships come back from deployments. This event engages the Base and surrounding community to participate in Gingerbread House decorating, crafts, games and lunch followed by a skate and swim with Santa.

Holiday Light Up




The light up of The Naden entrance to the Base connects the Base with local communities.