Photos with Santa!

Photos with Santa!

November 19th-24th

Santa is returning to NNTC! Visit the big man and have your photo professionally taken by Concept Photography. Watch our social channels for your chance to snag a free photo with Santa this season!

Pet Photos will be offered again this year on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Preference will be given to pre-booked appointments. Walk-ins may be accommodated time-permitting. Appointments are $5 each and all proceeds go to Loaves and Fishes local community food bank.

Bookings for each day will open two weeks in advance. Ex: bookings for December 24th will open on December 10th.

Online scheduling

Please book only one appointment per family. There may be up to 6 different families booked within the same half-hour appointment slot. Visits with Santa will last for approximately 5 minutes.

Concept Photography Prices:

  • One (1) 5×7: $15
  • One (1) 8×10: $25
  • Two (2) 5x7s: $25
  • Three (3) 4x6s: $25
  • Eight (8) wallet-size: $25
  • Flash drive with 3-5 of your chosen images: $35

Hours of Operation:

November 19th – December 24th
November 19th* : 3pm-6pm

*November 19th will be walk-in only.

November 20th – December 12th
Monday – Saturday: 12pm-2pm, 3pm-6pm
Sunday: 11am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

December 13th – December 23rd:
Monday- Saturday: 12pm-2pm, 3pm-7pm
Sunday: 11am-1pm, 2-5pm
Christmas Eve: 11am-2pm

The safety of our guests, staff, and retailers is our top priority. Please note:

  • Following the direction of local health authorities, masks will be required for guests over 5 years of age (exemptions for medical reasons) and Santa during the visit. Masks may be removed briefly for the photo.
  • All guests will be required to sanitize hands before the visit.
  • Guests will be subject to a brief health questionnaire before the visit.
  • Staff working in the Santa photo space will undergo a daily health screening prior to starting work.
  • Touchpoints will be cleaned in between visits.
  • If you are feeling unwell, experiencing any symptoms of Covid-19, have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 14 days, or are waiting for the results of a Covid-19 test, we ask you to cancel you appointment. We will be happy to help you reschedule based on our availability.
 
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VIM Holiday Market

VIM Holiday Market

December 2nd-5th

The Vancouver Island Market Holiday Market is back at #NNTC this year for an exclusive 4-day shopping experience.

Discover more than 150 local, artisan vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, a beer garden and more at this popular event in the old Sears location.

Hours:

Thursday, December 2nd: 4pm-9pm

Friday, December 3rd: 12pm-9pm

Saturday, December 4th: 11am-9pm

Sunday, December 5th: 11am-4pm

Admission:

$5 per day, or $8 for a weekend pass. Kids under 12 are free.

Get your tickets here!

 
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Haunted Playground

Haunted Playground

October 25th-31st
 
The playground is getting a spooky makeover just in time for Halloween! Visit the Haunted Playground during Centre hours for some Halloween-themed fun!
 
Please abide by all PHO guidelines for this event and please do not touch decorations.
 
 
 
 
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Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

October 31st
 
Trick or Treat is back at NNTC! Costumed children under 12 can receive a treat when they visit NNTC businesses from 4:00pm-5:00pm.
 
Stop by Centre Court October 25th-31st too for a costumed photo at our selfie photo studio!
 
Please abide by all PHO guidelines for this event. 
 
 
 
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Rotary Fall Used Book Sale

Rotary Fall Used Book Sale

September 24th-October 3rd
 
The Rotary Club of Nanaimo Used Book Sale is one of the most popular events at NNTC!
 
Discover more than 100,000 used titles at the Rotary Fall Used Book Sale with all proceeds benefitting local literacy initiatives.
 
For the first time in two years, the Rotary Club of Nanaimo Used Book Sale will take place throughout the entire Centre!
 
Prices are as follows:
Non-fiction and fiction titles: $3 each
Children’s books and cookbooks: $3 per inch
Pocket books: $2.50 each
 
Please abide by all PHO guidelines when attending this event.
 
 
 
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Back to School Giveaway!

Back to School Giveaway!

September 1st-15th
 
Go back to school with #NNTC! Enter to win a NEW Macbook Air and $100 gift card to London Drugs when you subscribe to our mailing list*!
 
Already subscribed? No problem. Email guestservices@nanaimonorth.com stating “I am already a subscriber but would like to enter the Back to School Giveaway”.
 
The Back to School Giveaway winner will be announced on official NNTC social media channels on September 20th, 2021.
 
*Standard giveaway rules apply: must be 18+ a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to enter; winner must be able to pick up prize in person from Nanaimo North Town Centre located at 4750 Rutherford Rd. Nanaimo, British Columbia; winner may be required to show photo ID upon pick up; prize must be claimed within 30 days.

 

CENTRE HOURS

 

Monday - Saturday10:00 AM — 6:00 PM
Sunday11:00 AM — 5:00 PM


 

Individual store hours may vary:

Canadian Tire

London Drugs

Galaxy Cinemas

Fairway Market

Lowe's