Explore & Engage
The island is home to a high density of artists and a diverse community that welcomes you throughout the year for festivals, weekly events, workshops, classes, retreats, and guided adventures.
Whether you’re attending a weekend retreat focused on self-discovery, learning how to make your own cheese, or apprenticing with master builders, Gabriola is the ideal place for expanding your horizons.
Blue Apples offers a wide variety of exceptional quality crystals and gemstones, beaded and feather jewelry, tarot/oracle decks, Zaphir Chimes, incense & natural oil perfumes. Open by appointment (short notice is usually fine, don't be shy) with open hours offered periodically.