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The Port Theatre Main Stage

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125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
250-754-8550

Since 1998, the Port Theatre has wowed residents and visitors alike with its superb performances, excellent acoustics and wonderful sense of intimacy.

The theatre offers a broad range of cultural events designed to meet many diverse interests and needs. A landmark on the city’s waterfront, it also serves as an important meeting place for a variety of community events, seminars and educational conferences.

September 2020

DAN MANGAN’s Nice, Nice, Very Nice 10th Anniversary Tour – NEW DATE

Wed Sep 9th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Got Pop? Concerts presents Dan Mangan - a two-time JUNO award-winning & two-time Polaris Music Prize listed musician and songwriter. This is the 10th Anniversary of Nice, Nice, Very Nice, Dan’s…

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DARRIN ROSE – CANCELLED

Sat Sep 12th @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

This event has been cancelled.Contact the Ticket Centre: tickets@porttheatre.com

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The 20th Annual Nanaimo Business Awards – NEW DATE

Fri Sep 18th @ 6:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

The Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and its partners are proud to recognize ‘leaders and achievers’ in this 20th annual celebration of excellence. The Awards honour individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations…

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October 2020

Rocklands Entertainment presents Yesterday Once More – NEW DATE

Fri Oct 2nd @ 7:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

From the creators of “Oh What A Night!” and “Four By Four” direct from Las Vegas comes an electrifying new show – a unique musical revue celebrating the music of…

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The Legendary GORDON LIGHTFOOT In Concert – POSTPONED

Wed Oct 28th @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - New Date TBA One of the most prolific songwriters to emerge in 1960s and '70s, Gordon Lightfoot is heading to Western Canada including a…

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SoundWave in Concert – NEW DATE

Thu Oct 29th @ 7:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

What started out as a casual idea to replicate the type of choir presented in the 2003 documentary “Young At Heart”, quickly turned into a force to be reckoned with…

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November 2020

COMPLETELY CREEDENCE, a Tribute to CCR

Fri Nov 6th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

COMPLETELY CREEDENCE, a Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) tribute band, invites you to experience the incredible music of John Fogerty and CCR. It's a night that will transport you back in…

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Relive the Music 50s & 60s Rock n Roll Show

Sat Nov 7th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Relive the Music 50s & 60s is back by popular demand better than ever with new singers, songs and craziness. “50’s & 60’s Rock Opera Musical Concert with a Broadway…

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Nanaimo Concert Band – NEW DATE

Sun Nov 8th @ 2:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Nanaimo’s Musical Treasure Since 1872 Conductor: Mr. Dave Fullerton Join the Nanaimo Concert Band for their Annual Spring Concert. This national award winning band performs a wide ranging musical repertoire…

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ROCK FOR A CAUSE with The Headpins & Honeymoon Suite – NEW DATE

Thu Nov 12th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Presented by NACL & NCDC Rock for a Cause is an 80’s experience in support of two amazing local community agencies – Nanaimo Association for Community Living (NACL) & Nanaimo…

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Live and Let Die – The Music of Paul McCartney – NEW DATE

Sat Nov 21st @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

When Beatles Producer, Sir George Martin tells you that "You sound like Paul McCartney" and Sir Paul McCartney himself tells you that "You are a good musician"...what more is there…

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A Night of Bowie-The Definitive Bowie Experience – NEW DATE

Sun Nov 22nd @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

David Bowie is one of music history’s most praised and successful artists, with a career that spanned four decades. Bowie continuously sought to reinvent himself, while selling an estimated 140…

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NATALIE MACMASTER – Celtic Family Christmas – NEW DATE

Mon Nov 23rd @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Show information pending Presented by Gee Dan ProductionsRows A-J: $57.50/ Rows K-W: $52.50/ Balcony: $47.50

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PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd In The Flesh Tour – NEW DATE

Sat Nov 28th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Celebrating one of the greatest bands of all time with flawless performances of classic and rare Pink Floyd songs. Formed in 2008 in Victoria, British Columbia, PIGS: Canada's Most Authentic…

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December 2020

Whose Live Anyway? NEW DATE!

Mon Dec 21st @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90…

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February 2021

Ken Lavigne presents Three Knights with a Tenor – NEW 2021 DATE

Thu Feb 11th, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Ken Lavigne has stolen hearts of concert goers across North America with his captivating blend of classical tenor sound and contemporary style. He takes his audience on riveting and exciting…

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TAPESTRY – The Carole King Songbook – NEW DATE

Fri Feb 12th, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Gee Dan Productions presents the premier musical tribute to Carole King. TAPESTRY - THE CAROLE KING SONGBOOK, recreates the sound and vibe of a 1970’s Carole King concert experience following…

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March 2021

Mini Pop Kids Live – NEW 2021 DATE

Thu Mar 11th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

K-TEL presents Mini Pop Kids Live - The Bright Lights Concert Tour The Mini Pop Kids are back and shining bright with their brand new 'Bright Lights Concert Tour,’ featuring…

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FRED PENNER – NEW 2021 DATE

Sun Mar 28th, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Calling all Fred Heads! “40 years ago I recorded my first record, The Cat Came Back! I am excited to bring those wonderful songs to the next generation. See you…

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Live Nation presents HERB ALPERT & LANI HALL -NEW DATE

Wed Mar 31st, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Herb Alpert, iconic trumpeter, A&M Records co-founder, artist and philanthropist, has announced additional tour dates for the Herb Alpert & Lani Hall North American Tour 2019. Herb Alpert and his…

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May 2021

QUEEN – It’s a Kinda’ Magic – NEW 2021 DATE

Thu May 6th, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand. The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and…

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The Comic Strippers (19+Only) – NEW 2021 DATE

Fri May 7th, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

RESCHEDULED from April 2020 The award-winning improv comedians are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 19+ ONLY WARNING! No extreme…

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November 2021

An Evening with Cowboy Junkies – NEW 2021 DATE

Tue Nov 16th, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Presented by Live Nation Sometimes revolutions begin quietly. In 1988, Cowboy Junkies proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. The Trinity Session was like…

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