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 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.

Meet Watercolour Painter Tara Smith


Tara Smith not only loves fishing, she loves capturing them in her watercolour paintings. She's also a big fan of the recreating the intricacies of tied flies in her work.

New Podcast Features Castlegar’s Doukhobor Community


A new podcast called The Headwaters: Stories from the Source has dedicated an entire episode to Castlegar's Doukhobor community. Here's what it's about.

Everything You Need To Know About Water Levels and Paddling Safety in Castlegar


The height of our local rivers can change hourly and so it's important to know some basic information before you get on the water.

Stefanie Harron Shares Her Wildlife Photography Secrets


Stefanie Harron is a Castlegar-based photographer who specializes in capturing landscape, wildlife and astral images.

Doukhobor Museum To Host Live Action Escape-Room Style Theatre Group


Part escape room, part live theatre, part history lesson. The Doukhobor Museum hosts a new kind of interactive experience this month.

Meet Castlegar Jewellery Maker Sonja Rosenberg


Sonja Rosenberg is a metalsmith and jewellery designer based in downtown Castlegar who has been wowing locals and visitors with her beautiful artwork.

It’s a Patio Party! Here are 14 of the Best Patios in Castlegar


Castlegar enjoys 220 days of sunshine annually, which is why there are so many excellent patios in the city. These are our favourites.