Hi! Thanks for visiting the Destination Castlegar blog. Here you can find a collection of great articles on events, ideas for adventure, and local happenings in and around the city.

Meet Castlegar Photographer Dan Salekin


Photographer Dan Salekin was born and raised in Castlegar and loves capturing the natural landscapes of the region.

Win the Ultimate Winter Getaway Package


Destination Castlegar has joined forces with the Arrow Slocan Tourism to offer the chance to win one of two luxurious winter getaways to #ExploreArrowLakes. Here are the details.

Castlegar’s New Confluence Building


The Mountain Culture Group website has featured the Confluence, a new state-of-the-art building in Castlegar that will house the Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Centre.

Meet Acrylic Painter Mirja Vahala


Mirja Vahala is a fine-art painter and instructor who lives and has an art studio in Robson, near Castlegar.

Castlegar Featured on Paddle BC


A new website called Paddle BC launched this month and featured Castlegar as a perfect paddling destination.

Meet Artist, Seamstress, and Designer Sue Reed


Sue Reed is a Castlegar-based artist and seamstress who designs custom handbags, wallets and more.

Out There Outdoors Magazine Showcases Castlegar in the Autumn


Out There Outdoors has featured the Castlegar in its article about exploring the Arrow Lakes region in the autumn.

Meet Metal Artist Lisa Huth


Lisa Huth is an artist and blacksmith based in Pass Creek, just north of Castlegar, who's preferred medium is metal.

Meet Videographer Tyler Hadikin of Stacked Films


Tyler Hadikin is a local videographer who has done work for a variety of clients, from real estate agents and festivals to, well, us! Here's our interview with him about how he got into the business.

Celebrate Endless Summer With These Family-Friendly Castlegar Activities


In this film we see many of the events and activities that are perfect for families to enjoy in the "endless summer" months in Castlegar, British Columbia.