Have you been looking to get involved with your community this summer? The VIEx has the perfect opportunity for you! Our “Taste of the Fair” event needs community members to ensure its success! We are dedicated to following and strictly enforcing all covid-19 protocols and precautions to ensure the safety of our volunteers, directors, and patrons!

All volunteers will be provided with PPE including face masks, gloves, sanitizing wipes, and hand sanitizer!

If you have any questions about these volunteer opportunities please refer to the appropriate application(s) below or contact our Director of Volunteers Elissa Miranda via email at emiranda@viex.ca or by phone at 1(250)793-5456!

Adult Volunteer Application

Youth Volunteer Application (age 16-18)

Youth Volunteer Application (ages 15 & under)

What a year? 2020 has been full of changes. We want to see those fun, and cute faces. You decide. Take a picture of you with your animal, dress up with your pet, dress your pet up only or just a pet photo- You decide! The more pets and costumes the better! Be creative, have fun, and share the cuteness.

Best dressed cow person, best costumes and best dress pets get those awesome rainbow ribbons, and prizes!

Upload your pictures to facebook, or twitter and use hashtag  #viex2020parade till August 20th. Tune in August 22, 2020 during Virtual Fair hours to find out who the winners are. You can also enter in the form below and add the #viex2020parade to your caption title.

Cant wait to see all the awesomeness!!!

 

Original Bands Winner Black Moon Valley

 

 

Cover Band Winners Kevin’s Bacon!

http://youtu.be/nbipqYaPSSI

 

 

Vote Now For Original Bands!

Click on each video to preview and choose which to like. One vote per day per person. We will not collect your information for solicitation.

Vote Now For Cover Bands!

Click on each video to preview and choose which to like. One vote per day per person. We will not collect your information for solicitation.

 

 

Registration closed: CALLING ALL LOCAL MUSICIANS!!!

The VIEx is announcing its first-ever virtual Battle of the Bands!! All bands must submit 1-3 songs by July 31st with completed entry information for your chance to win a spot on next year’s VIEx Main Stage 2021 and more prizes to be announced! Bands can enter as either cover songs or originals, one winner will be announced for each category. This battle is open to both solo artists and groups, so be sure to show your best songs! Please read the rules and regulations carefully before entry.

For more information or for any questions please refer to the registration form, rules and regulation or contact Michelle Solloway, Director of Main Stage, at msolloway@viex.ca .

 

Rules and Regulations

 

 

Have you been looking for something fun to grow this summer? We are excited to announce the return of our famous Sunflower Growing contest!

We have pick up stations for a starter kit on growing your own sunflowers for the contest at the following locations;

Trading Post- 3345 Island Highway Cassidy, BC (across from the airport)

Buckerfields- 1-1277 Island Highway Nanaimo, BC V9R 7A4

Shar-Kare – 4770 Wellington rd Nanaimo, BC V9T 2H3

Shar-Kare – 731 1st ave Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A4

Shar-Kare – 1200 Franklin’s Gull rd Parksville, BC V9P 1R2

VIEx Office #4 2300 Bowen Road Nanaimo, BC