The 5K Foam Fest - Vancouver Island

1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay, BC V9P 9A3, Canada



Join us for over 25 obstacles including the world's largest inflatable waterslide, mud pits and 2.5 million cubic feet of foam! Rock out all day to awesome music, enjoy a FREE kids zone for kids 6 and under, taste delicious food, shop from local vendors and celebrate your success in our well-stocked beer garden.

With a variety of obstacles and a ton of foam, the 5K Foam Fest is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners alike...Walk it, Run it, Charge it, Fun it; this course should be enjoyed at your own pace and all obstacles are optional!









  • Ages 7 and up. All children must be physically, mentally, and emotionally capable to complete the course with proper course etiquette. Kids aged 7 to 12 years must run with a Registered Adult. Parents must use proper judgment and help the youngsters decide on what obstacles to do or not based on their ability, size and confidence level. Kids 13-17 years do not require an adult chaperone but must adhere to all course rules and regulations. Event waiver(s) must be signed by the legal guardian of any participant under the age of 18. Foam Fest is fun but it's also an obstacle course and like any physical activity there are risks of injury and/or death. Please carefully read our waiver form when registering.
  • 6 years and under cannot run the 5k Foam Fest, but they can join us for FREE in our Kids FUN Zone, where they can try out our mini Inflatable Obstacle Course and Bounce House (adult supervision required)
  • First wave/start time is at 8 am and then every 20 mins until 1 pm
  • Spectators have free access to the festival area, vendors, and beer garden
    WE NOW OFFER TICKET INSURANCE!!  A YEAR AWAY IS A LONG TIME AWAY.  Please read the Policy Details in your registration check out There are no refunds on entries or payments otherwise. Transfer & deferral options are also available for a $15 fee for those who do not opt in for ticket insurance.



The 5K Foam Fest is the perfect team building event! We are happy to offer corporate discounts and group rates for groups sized 10 or more. Please email