Mid-Vancouver Island's
Festival for Foodies

Jan 17-Feb 4, 2024

Dine with us

No tickets necessary, but reservations are recommended! Sample the fare of our participating establishments in Cedar, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Nanoose, Parksville, & Qualicum.  

Special menus at nice prices!

Business Directory and Menus

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Map of Dine About Locations 2024
Nori Japanese Restaurant

Photo Contest

Win up to $1000

Your photo could win the grand prize valued at over $1000.  All you need to enter is the Instagram mobile app and a picture of your delicious experience during Dine About!

  1. Post a photo of your dining experience at a participating establishment from Jan 20 to Feb 5 on your Instagram,
  2. Tag the establishment,
  3. Add #DineAbout2024​

At the end of the Dine About festival, the winner will be chosen at random and announced on 102.3 The Wave's and 106.9 The Wolf's morning shows. The more entries, the more chance to win! Terms and conditions.

Daily Prizes
Many participating establishments are giving away gift cards and products!​

Simply tune in—and call in—to win! 

102.3 The Wave 250-756-1023
106.9 The Wolf  250-760-1069
99.9 The Lounge 250-248-8040

Check out our participating establishments!

Dine About is excited for the 2nd annual Festival for Foodies, Dine About 2024!
January 17 through February 4, 2024.

Are you a business owner?

It's never too early to start planning for the best food festival of the winter!

Let's talk!

Charity Gala

Jan 18, 2023 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Let's put the fun in fundraiser! On the evening of January 18, 2024, join us in celebrating the launch of Dine About Mid-Island 2024 at Camas Restaurant with a cascade of canapés and quaffable wines.​

Proceeds from tickets and a live auction will benefit Dine About Charity Partners: Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation and Nanaimo Foodshare.​ Entertainment and unexpected delights will abound!

Charitable tax receipts will be issued for a portion of the ticket price.

Date and Time: Thu, Jan 18, 2023 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Address: Camas, 7143 Caillet Rd

Live Auction: 8:00 pm. Covetable services and products will be on the block to raise money for Dine About's charity partners.

Silent Auction
: Even more covetable services and products.

Menu: A selection of canapés and wines; additional beverages may be purchased.

Dine About is Presented by:

And sponsored by:

Charity Partners:

Want to become a sponsor?

No contribution is too small. If you can help with a donation of funds, skills, or time, please get in touch to make Dine About  a food festival to remember and repeat!

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