Community Programs & Events

The Civic Theatre hosts a number of community events each year. These are joyous moments where we get to celebrate special occasions with our wonderful Nelson locals.

Connecting Generations Film Competition

Connecting Generations Video Contest aims to bring awareness to the similarities of emotions and thoughts felt by all ages in the Kootenay region regarding COVID-19.
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Oscars Live Stream

Put on your best party outfit and strike a pose at Nelson's very own Oscars celebration! A night to pay tribute to the stars of the silver screen from our big screen.

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Zombie Walk

Our annual Halloween event, where a zombie horde takes over downtown Nelson. Outfits, makeup and general “zombieness” encouraged.

You provide the outfit, we provide the make-up. All local undead and zombie fans are invited to join the walk!
2019 Recap Video

Home for the Holidays

Our annual winter celebration where locals come and celebrate the holidays with a special visit from Santa and some great Christmas prizes! Delivered in partnership with the Nelson Community Food Centre.
Come to Our 2020 Event2019 Recap Video
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Craft Brews of the Columbia Basic Film Competition

CBCB is a competition for professional and emerging filmmakers, and amateur video/professional beer enthusiasts, to create, an up to 3-minute ‘outside of the box’, beer commercial or short film featuring one of the participating Columbia Basin craft breweries.
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New Year's Eve Pajama Party

Ring in the new year with us in your comfiest PJs! This is a fun, family event where we watch a movie together and cheers to the new year with fizzy apple cider!
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Special thanks to our partner

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Government of British Columbia