Gathering Place for the People of GabriolaMeeting, Moving, Creating, Celebrating
The Commons belongs to us all!
Come for a solo meditative walk, rent a space or join in a fun community event.
You can also farm your own garden plot, volunteer to be on one of our Commons teams, or turn out for a Saturday workbee.
Do you need an area for a meeting, a program or an outdoor event? Book your room or explore our outdoor spaces.
House Meeting Space
used for community meetings, music groups, dance programs
a developing community performance space
an outdoor covered community event space
Poetry Gabriola Yurt
used for yoga, ceremonies, poetry perfomances
a contemplative space for walking meditation
lots of kids’ playspace, walking paths, outdoor yoga & Tai Chi
a place to build or take a training workshop
Gabriola Tool Library
proudly hosted by the Commons
Festivals and Fairs
spring and fall fairs, music , carfts and theatre festivals
great for a family picnic, music, dancing, market, and the Farm to Table Feast
The Commons works together with a number of organizations whose interests overlap our guiding principles of:
- agricultural sustainability
- ecological sustainability
- social sustainability
- community contribution
- Trades & Services Fair
- Boardwalk, trails & Native Plant Nursery
- Storage of community tables and chairs
- Host Tool Library