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VIRGIN RIVER Season 5 Now Streaming on Netflix: Where Was It Filmed in BC?

Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge.

Season 5 of popular romance Virgin River, starring Alexandra Breckenridge and Martin Henderson, is now streaming on Netflix. Where did it film in B.C.?.

Based on the novels by Robyn Carr, Virgin River follows Melinda “Mel” Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge), a nurse and midwife who moves to the small California town from Los Angeles after her husband Mark dies.

There she falls for restaurant/bar owner and former marine Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson). Season 5 starts with Mel and Jack in a good place — engaged and expecting a baby.

Season 5

Episode 1: A Second Chance.

Alexandra Breckenridge on the Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge on top of the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish.

Episode 2: Songbird.

Episode 3: Calculated Risk.

Episode 4: Never Going to Be the Same.

Spa Day mud fight filmed at former YMCA Camp Howdy in Belcarra (also used as Lottie’s compound in Yellowjackets season 2).

Episode 5: Trial By Fire.

Firefighting trio in Squamish.

Episode 6: Heroes Rise.

Episode 7: From the Ashes.

Episode 8: Full Moon.

Episode 9: Angel’s Peak

Alexandra Breckenridge and Martin Henderson on top of the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish.

Episode 10: Labor Day

Virgin River Labor Day Carnival filmed in Burnaby’s Central Park.

Mariela/@moto1campo image.
Mariela/@moto1campo image.

Jack at Labor Day Carnival.

Jack and Mel on Ferris wheel.

Virgin River Season 5:

Working title: Sea to Sea.

Season 5 filming dates: July 18 2022  – November 21, 2022

Episodes: 12.

Series developed by Sue Tenney.

Season 5 showrunner: Patrick Sean Smith,

Season 5 cast:: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Tim Matheson, Annette O’Toole, Colin Lawrence, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Zibby Allen, Sarah Dugdale, Marco Grazzini, Mark Ghanime ,Lauren Hammersley, Kai Bradbury, Kandyse McClure.

Others: Teryl Rothery, Nicola Cavendish, Gwynyth Walsh, Christina Jastrzembska, Stacey Farber, Jenny Cooper, Lucia Walters, Steve Bacic, Libby Osler, Keith MacKechnie, Barbara Pollard, Trevor Lerner, Ellie Harvie, Darcy Laurie, Sandy Robson, Lexa Doig, Chase Petriw, Emma Oliver, Michelle Addison, Miranda Edwards, Gabrielle Jacinto.

Regular BC filming locations:

Jack’s Bar is played by The Watershed Grill in Brackendale near Squamish, with interiors filmed in studio.

Mel’s cabin is played by the 70-year-old McCrea cabin in North Vancouver’s Murdo Frazer Park, with interiors filmed in studio.

Vernon’s Clinc is played by a 134-year-old Queen Anne house at 122 First Street in New Westminster, with interiors filmed in studio.

Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos visited the clinic set in studio last Fall in Vancouver.

Ten episodes of Virgin River season 5 are now streaming on Netflix. Two holiday episodes drop November 30th.

Virgin River is renewed for season 6 but production in B.C. is delayed because of the ongoing WGA Writers strike and SAG-AFTRA Performers strike — a rare double strike.

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