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The site of the historic "Last Spike" on the Canadian Pacific Railway, Shawnigan Lake is located approximatel 30 miles north of Victoria, off Highway 1 (The Transcanada Highway) (the turnoff is less than 30 miles from Victoria, just north of Mill Bay. There is an old restored church which is now the Auld Kirk Gallery, and the Shawnigan Historical Museum. Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park provides camping, picnicking and swimming facilites; or enjoy hiking, mountain biking and wilderness camping at Koksilah River Provincial Park.

Whistle Stop Shawnigan Lakeside B&B |
Education Maxwell International Bah' School |
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10/22 Coming to The Shawnigan Lake 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.