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The Tri-Conic Challenge Version 2.18 starts its season for 2018 with our now 'Famous' No. 7 Challenge (Race the Train) on Father's Day - June 17, 2018. What a great way to spend time with Dad's of any age! Our event in partnership with the Tri-Conic Challenge (Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce) features FOUR different run options including:...

Scott Jacobs

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 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! Musicfest 2017 is coming to McLean Mill Historic Park on August 10-11. This premier Island music event will feature 30+ Bands and Performances, Multiple Stages, Food and Merchandise Vendors, Art and Culture, Situated on 32 beautiful acres at Mclean Mill. Camp sites will be available for RV, Campers, and Tenting. Many more updates to...


Mark your calendars! Sunday, August 27th the McLean Mill is offering a wonderful event for you to enjoy! Yoga in the Park with Jan Norman complemented by Food pairings from the McLean Mill Cafe with Chef Katie and other food products courtesy of Rick from Teaz me Teas. Sounds delicious. Then add in the fact that Pressed Events will be on hand...

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...



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. 24th for the 2017 McLean Mill "Old...


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.



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...