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By Car

The Chemainus Theatre Festival is situated in the mural town of Chemainus on Vancouver Island 77 k north of (downtown) Victoria. (Depending on how fast you drive, it could take about one hour and 15 minutes). We are 34 k south of Nanaimo (about three quarters of an hour from the ferry terminal).

Free Parking

You may park free of charge in the lot behind the theatre in the parking lot during any performance. There is also plenty of free street parking.

By Ferry

Ferry Terminal locations in Victoria and Nanaimo connect to Vancouver: Tsawwassen, & Horseshoe Bay; and the USA: Port Angeles, Anacortes, and Seattle. Airports are located in Victoria and Nanaimo.

By Private Boat

When booking your theatre tickets in advance, please remember to contact the marina of your choice to ensure there is available moorage on the date you require.

Transportation Links

Official Transportation Sponsor:

  • – Wilson Transportation/BC Ferries Connector Service -year round, daily scheduled direct bus service from Downtown Vancouver to Downtown Victoria by way of BC Ferries’ Tsawwassen- Swartz Bay route.
  • – Wilson Transportation – Vancouver’s Largest Charter transportation  located in Victoria and serve all of Vancouver Island.
  •  – Vi Coach lines -located in Nanaimo and serve all of Vancouver Island