Comox Valley

Canada Day 2018

Happy Canada Day! In honour of this year’s celebrations, we have a list of the various and fun family-friendly events taking place throughout Vancouver Island. Victoria: An impressive lineup of multicultural programming, local performers, and family-friendly activities is on the agenda for Canada Day in downtown Victoria, concluding with spectacular fireworks taking place over Victoria’s Inner Har...

Comox Valley Spring Events – Dine Around the Comox Valley

Have you ever wanted to explore Courtenay BC’s restaurants? Do you want to sip and savour delicious food and drinks while also exploring Vancouver Island? Get ready, then, for the 9th Annual Comox Valley Dine Around, hosted in one of BC’s top culinary destinations! Make this the ultimate getaway trip by booking for discounted Ski & Stay rates at participating accommodations! Come and enjoy 3-cours...

Courtenay Winter Events – Comox Valley Winterfest Block Party

Are you looking for something to do this winter? Do you live in or plan to visit Courtenay but can’t make it to Mount Washington for some reason? Here’s an event the whole family can enjoy! On February 3, downtown Courtenay will be host to the Comox Valley Winterfest Block Party, featuring 6th Street Rail Jam. It’s going to be a full day of winter family fun! Here is what to expect at this year’s ...

Comox Winter Events – 5th Annual Burns Dinner Fundraiser

Come and celebrate the birthday of the highly acclaimed Scottish poet and lyricist Robbie Burns (January 25, 1759-July 21, 1796) with the Comox Valley Pipe Band Society. They’ll be commemorating Robbie Burns with their 5th annual Burns dinner fundraiser. This evening comes complete with the piping in and addressing of Scottish haggis with Burns’ poem ‘To a Haggis’, as well as toasts to the ‘lads’ ...

Comox Valley Winter Events – Saratoga Beach Polar Bear Swim

Do you live in the Comox Valley or are visiting it? Want to start off 2018 while also visiting a Vancouver Island beach you haven’t visited yet? Then come on over for the annual Polar Bear Swim at Saratoga Beach! This is not only a unique way to kick off the New Year, it’s also a family-friendly event! Register at the beach before noon and before plunging into the ocean! Dress up in costume before...

Courtenay Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Family Swim & Skate

Are you looking for a free way to officially ring in 2018? Do you live in or near Courtenay and want to celebrate the New Year? Come join in the fun at the Comox Valley Sports Centre for a family-friendly and entertaining evening! Held in partnership with Tim Hortons, kids and adults alike can come and enjoy free swimming, skating, and hockey-centred activities. Tim Hortons will be serving hot cho...

Courtenay Winter Events – New Year’s Eve 1950s Retro Rock Revival

Are you visiting Courtenay or live here? This year go back in time to celebrate the past, while also ringing in the future and supporting a great cause! Join in this fun-filled 1950s Sock Hop which will tell the story of an iconic era of music and dance that is timeless! Whether you grew up in the 50s or you’re a fan of things like early rock n’ roll, 50s fashion, classic cars, and dancing, this i...

Comox Valley Winter Events – Red & Green Swim

Want to do something active and fun before Christmas this year? Why not go swimming for a change of pace? This year kids and adults can both partake in the Red & Green Swim at the Comox Valley Aquatic Centre in Courtenay. Anyone who shows up wearing a red or green swimsuit gets a free candy cane! There are lots of other activities planned out for this fun event, including the following: Jello Slid...

Mount Washington Winter Events – Winter Wonderland

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas this year? If it’s not snowing already, make this your year to have one! The Mount Washington Alpine Resort presents their Winter Wonderland event, lasting from mid-December till the start of the new year! This is your chance to enjoy Christmas with family and friends along with, yes, snow! There will be skiing, riding, snow tubing, visits from Santa, and othe...

Courtenay Winter Events – 3rd Annual Holiday Resort Walk

  Looking for something festive to do this year? Are you planning to visit or do you live in Courtenay and the Comox Valley? This event may be right up your alley! The Crown Isle’s annual Holiday Resort Walk returns this year bringing all sorts of delightful things to do for those looking to get into the Christmas spirit! Each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this December you can visit the resort to ...

Courtenay Winter Events – Garden Lights & Santa’s Barn

Have you ever wondered if there are any gardens open during the Christmas season besides Butchart Gardens? Well, there is! From December 1 until the 23rd Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens in Courtenay will be open for the Christmas season. Come and visit Santa on the weekends at Santa’s Barn – he’ll be around from 11am until 4pm! During the week if you’re waiting for Santa to arrive, you can take a l...

Mount Washington Winter Events – Winter Season Opening Day 2017

The winter season on Mount Washington has arrived early! Join in the fun on their grand opening event for the new 2017-18 season on Friday, December 1. The Eagle Express chairlift in the alpine area will be running from 9am to 3:30pm from December 1 till 3. One of the magic carpets (similar to conveyor belts) in the Easy Acre area will also be open for beginners. This will be the first time in fiv...

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