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Special Events


Solstice Art Festival & The McLean Mill Society Present an Evening with the Arts Party

We are kicking of a weekend of celebrating the arts, with the introduction of 7 artists who while be taking up residence in the station all weekend long.
Please join us and enjoy an evening of live music and live art. Mingle with the artists...


Father's Day Fortune Hunt: The Mystery of the Lost Coins.
Ride the rails back in time to help hunt for the missing fortune at McLean Mill Historic Park. Bring the whole family for an adventure you won't soon forget.

Ride the rails to learn of your quest, here the story on the way to the site - then join other treasure hunters as...


Mark your calendars! Yoga in the Park at McLean Mill all summer long, a wonderful wellness series for you to enjoy! Yoga in the Park with a variety of teachers. Afterwords, stop by the cafe for a smoothie or a 100 mile lunch. Sounds delicious. Check back often or visit our Facebook Page for all event information.


The Tri-Conic Challenge Version 2.18 starts its season for 2018 with our now 'Famous' No. 7 Challenge (Race the Train) on Canada Day - July 1st, 2018. Our event in partnership with the Tri-Conic Challenge (Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce) features FOUR different run options including: SMOLTS - This run is for kids of any age who just want to...


About Music in the Park: We are pleased to invite you to a FREE Summer Concert Series - MUSIC IN THE PARK every Sunday (12-3pm) through to September 30th at McLean Mill Historic Park. Bringing Community together one afternoon at a time!

We will be featuring a variety of artists from Western Canada to take the stage in our Mill Village...


FREE Fun for the whole family. Dress up as your favourite witch or wizard and ride the the Mayor's Train free to the McLean Mill Historic Park for activities, music and more, organized by the Parks & Recreation department.

Tickets to the train are limited and will ber served on a first come, first serve bases. Available at the Echo...


The Shaker! Music, Art & Wellness is coming to McLean Mill Historic Park on August 10-12. This premier Island music event will feature 30+ Bands and Performances, Multiple Stages, Food, Yoga, Wellness Speakers, Tea House, and Merchandise Vendors, Art and Culture, Situated on 32 beautiful acres at Mclean Mill. Camp sites will be available...

Harvest Celebration Square Dance

Alberni Valley Gleaning Project will be hosting a season wrap up with a Square Dance at McLean's Mill! Historic Park on September 30th, starting at 7pm. Join us for a night of fun, social and celebration of harvest. Stay tuned for more details to come.

For more information, please contact ...


Ready for a family weekend of spooky proportions? Join the McLean Mill staff as we welcome you to Jeepers Creepers a fun community event. Hop aboard our HAUNTED Train, scary stories on board each night. Once on the property, there will be...


Tasha Potter will be on site during the Christmas Market to do Photo's with Santa.  

Please go to her link for information on times and dates, to make your booking.




You are invited to kick off the Magic of the Season with the McLean Mill Christmas Market a tradition made with love and hosted by the Rollin Art Center. Book today for your Woodland Santa Pictures with Tashia Potter Photography & Join us beginning Friday Nov 30th for the 2017 McLean Mill "Old...


Come and celebrate Port Alberni's 30 year Tradition and ride the Santa Train with us departing Port Alberni Station at 10:00, 11:00, 1:00 & 2:00 on Saturday 2nd December and 10:00, 11:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 on Sunday 3rd December  Tickets are $6.00 (plus ticket fee) per person and available online at...


Light Up Alberni 

This is an event sponsored by the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce that includes the McLean Mill

On each of the first three Sunday's in December there will be light-up tours offered by the Chamber through their relationship with Alberni Island Shuttle Service. People will be picked up at the Blue Marlin Inn (...

McLean Mill Historic Park Christmas Village

Join us for our final event of 2017 and one you don't want to miss. For 5 nights we are open between 5 and 8pm for a whole lot of Christmas Cheer. 5 Nights of homestyle holiday treats, 5 nights of seasonal fresh food from the cafe, check out our McLean Mill original - The Hot Chocolate Bar. Join us for nightly live entertainment, music, hand...



The McLean Mill Express - Breakfast with Santa

As part of the Christmas Heritage Week the McLean Mill is pleased to bring you - BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

The event will run on Sunday December 10,  Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17 with trains departing from the Train Station at 8:30am. Upon your arrival at the...