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The largest and most populous of the Gulf Islands. Sheep farming is a major component of Saltspring's economy. In fact, Saltspring lamb is an internationally recognized gourmet food. Three ferries providing a forty mile trip around the island, dock at Long Harbour, Fulford Harbour and Vesuvius Bay. Other attractions include the Farmers' Market in Ganges; a well-known luxury inn, the Hastings House; arts and crafts galleries, and beach resorts around St Mary Lake (the largest body of fresh water in the Gulf Islands); yachting, cycling, fishing, golfing; English pubs; hiking, camping & beachcombing at Beaver Point; and wonderful views of the islands & mainland from Baynes Peak in Mount Maxwell Provincial Park.

Green Rose By The Sea Bed & Breakfast | Plumbush Inn | Seacapers Charters |
Art Pegasus Gallery of Canadian Art |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns A Perfect Perch Bed and Breakfast | Captain's Passage Bed and Breakfast |
Motels Hotels & Resorts Trillium Cottage |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Donna Regen & Associates |
Science Salt Spring Boat Tours |
Vacation Rentals Tir Aluinn Cottage | Location: Box 111, 121 Fulford-Ganges Rd., Ganges British Columbia VOS 1E0 Telephone 250-537-5252

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12/12 Coming to The Ganges area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.