Saturday, JULY 13th, 2024

(tickets go on sale March 1st)


To kick off the beginning of Parksville Beach Festival join us Saturday, July 13th at the Parksville Outdoor Theatre for an unforgettable concert featuring Trooper.

Trooper is one of Canada's most popular rock bands of all time, and they were recent inductees into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Before the legendary Trooper takes center stage, get ready to groove with The Soul Shakers.

Please bring your own chairs or a blanket to sit on.

Designated liquor service area and food trucks on site.



It goes like this: millions of records, a couple dozen hits, a Juno Award (Canada's Grammy) for Band of the Year and ongoing sold-out shows across Canada. Universal Music acknowledges them as "one of Canada's top five selling bands of all time" and the Vancouver Sun has called them "Canadian rock heroes of the first order ... the best performing band in Canada". In 2023 they were inducted into both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Canada's Walk of Fame.

Then, as now, what makes Trooper what they are is great performances and great pop songwriting.

Trooper's ten studio albums have earned multiple gold and platinum awards and their 6 X Platinum greatest hits, Hot Shots, continues to be one of Universal Music Canada's best selling catalog CDs and one of the country's most enduring party soundtracks. In celebration of the band's 35th anniversary, a totally updated and re-mastered collection - "Hits From 10 Albums" - was released, featuring songs spanning the entirety of their recording career. John Kereiff, writing in Gonzo Magazine, dubbed the collection "THE summer album of 2010."

"We're Here for a Good Time (Not a Long Time)", "Raise a Little Hell", "The Boys in the Bright White Sportscar", "Two For the Show", "Pretty Lady" "Good Ol' General Hand Grenade", "Round, Round We Go", "Santa Maria", "Janine" - just a few of the Trooper hits that, according to writer Ryan Sparks, "have woven their way into the fabric of this country like no other bands have been able to do. Tune into any radio station from Vancouver to St John's and you're bound to encounter one of their dozen hit radio anthems that are still featured in heavy rotation to this day."

Dan Brisbois of writes, "They've won practically every Canadian music award possible and they've been dubbed 'Canada's Greatest Party Band' ... and rightfully so." Bob Mersereau, author of The Top 100 Canadian Albums wrote, "Trooper's Hot Shots has been one of the biggest-selling albums in Canadian music history. It has gone six times platinum, and sells consistently, as do tickets to Trooper gigs. There are clubs and festivals across the country where the annual Trooper show is practically an official holiday." Indeed, Trooper continues to consistently sell out shows across the country - often performing for three generations of fans - demonstrating that the band and its music remain borderless, timeless, and ageless.

It's no exaggeration to say that Trooper has become a Canadian legend. They continue to perform their huge collection of hits with the vitality and sense of humor that has served them well on their steady march through the hills and valleys of Canadian Rock and Roll.

    Tickets are only $45 (plus taxes & fees) for Adults, and $10 (plus taxes & fees) for Students.

    • Event Start time:¬†¬†5:30pm (Gates Open at 4:30pm)
    • Seating and Prices inclusive of any taxes or fees:¬†¬†
      General Admission - $45 (plus taxes and fees)
      Students - $10 (plus taxes and fees)
      Children 12 and under: Free with paid adult (tickets not required)
    • Event Type:¬†Rock concert
    • Venue:¬† Parksville Outdoor Theatre: 193 Beachside Dr, Parksville, British Columbia (in Parksville Community Park)

    Once you purchase your ticket online, the purchaser can either pick up your tickets at the McMillan Arts Centre Box Office, or you can present your receipt on site for redemption. (Original Purchaser must show ID for redemption).

    Alternatively, tickets can be purchased in-person at the McMillan Arts Centre Box Office in downtown Parksville.
    MAC Box Office: 133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC, Canada
    Hours: 11am to 3pm; Tuesday thru Saturday

    MAC Box Office Phone Number: 1-250-248-8185


    The Parksville Beach Festival Society is planning for liquor service provision at this event. Please note that concert goers are not allowed to bring alcohol into the venue and our team will screen for this at the entrance gate. Any prohibited items, including outside liquor, will be confiscated. There will be a wide range of refreshments available to purchase.
    We appreciate your cooperation.
    Tickets cannot be delivered.   No refunds. 
    You are welcome to gift your tickets to other guests if you are unable to make the concert.

    Ticketing services brought to you by the MAC Box Office

    Trooper - Saturday, July 13th, 2024