The Venue: Rockwood Centre

Rockwood Centre sits in a magnificent garden on a hillside overlooking downtown Sechelt. Built in 1935 to serve tourists brought by steamer for summer excursions, Rockwood Lodge is now a heritage building, the gardens a public park.

View maps of the Sunshine Coast and Sechelt, showing the location of Rockwood Centre.

Rockwood Centre map
  1. Rockwood Lodge. Washrooms (via side entrance), accessible for wheelchairs with a 30” wheel base
  2. Beverage Booth and Jam Jar Booth. Wine, beer, cider, pop, juice; and food booth with lunch and dinner options
  3. The Tent. Talewind Festival bookstore and author signings
  4. Festival Pavilion. Location for all Festival events
  5. Art Space Entrance
  6. Strait Coffee. Coffee, tea, baked goods and sandwiches
  7. Festival Office. Ticket sales, washrooms (not wheelchair accessible), lost and found
  8. Information Booth. Festival and tourist information, raffle ticket sales, contest board
  9. Pick Up and Drop Off. Parking spots reserved for vehicles displaying disabled parking tag
  10. Portable Toilets. Includes one wheelchair accessible unit. Paved accessible path to the lower entrance to the Festival Pavilion