Indoor Salt Spring Market – Saturday, Feb 20th from 9-4 – Vendors Welcome!

Indoor Salt Spring Market! Farmers Institute – February 20th.  We are taking the Famous Salt Spring Market indoors for one day only!   Join us on Saturday, February 20th at the Salt Spring Island Farmers Institute from 9am to 4pm.  You can show your wares, sell your food, baking and crafts and join us to promote this great indoor event. There will be food, live music and a great festive atmosphere.

Announcing the new “February Festival” presented by Mouat’s Trading and the SSI Chamber

The Chamber and Salt Spring Tourism have been working on an winter season event that is designed to bring visitors to our island and get locals out and about to celebrate our great Arts & Culture scene on Salt Spring.  The Salt Spring February Festival is a new mid-winter festival with things happening every day from the first weekend in February to the last , including Family Day Weekend, Valentines Day and Seedy Saturday, and an Indoor Salt Spring Saturday Market.  Join in on the fun and let friends and family know that this is a great month to visit Salt Spring Island!  Learn more here

Salt Spring Island is the star of the show on Go!

President Li Read and other guests are interviewed by Shaw TV for their show “Go”.  They featured several local businesses from Vancouver Islands and chatted with us along the Ganges Waterfront.  See the interview here

Salt Spring Island featured in the Globe and Mail as a “hot destination”!

Here are the words for writer Tara Henley: From the moment that the plodding BC Ferry backed out of Tsawwassen Harbour in Vancouver, the experience was vintage Gulf Islands. The views were as spectacular as ever. A vast expanse of ocean surrounded the ship, each inlet decorated with rust-coloured arbutus trees, seagulls circling overhead.”  Read the full article here

Chamber Breakfast Event – Collaboration and Community Building Feb. 23rd

Mark your Calendar!  Breakfast Mixer on Wednesday, February 24th 8:00 – 10:00 am Salt Spring Public Library “Collaboration & Building Community”  Hosted by the Chamber and the Salt Spring Island Public Library 129 McPhillips Avenue.  $15 for members, $20 for guests includes light breakfast, coffee and tea.

Garry Oaks wins “Best in Category” at the 2015 Vancouver International Wine Competition

In a recent international competition conducted by Vancouver Magazine, and involving approximately 1000 wines from around the world, Garry Oaks Winery’s 2013 Pinot Noir + Zweigelt was judged to be one of the top 10 wines, winning the “Best in Category” for Light Red Wines. It was one of only two wines from British Columbia to place as a Category winner.  Congratulations Elaine and Marcel!

Salt Spring Island Featured on Trip Adviser – 8 Canadian Destinations to Visit in 2016!

Want to know where Trip Adviser thinks you should visit in 2016?  How about Salt Spring Island, BC?  They chose us one of the best destinations in Canada, featuring our laid-back charm, scenic beauty and arts scene.  Congratulations, Salt Spring Island!  Want to read about this for yourself?  Visit their website to read the full article!





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