Festivals & Events


Experience the excitement and entertainment of some of the best community festivals in Canada. From the arts & crafts of the well known Filberg Festival to the unique Trumpeter Swan Festival every winter, there is always something interesting and fun happening in the Comox Valley.


Comox Harbour Opening Day end of May Phone 250.890.0380

Marine boat show, air.sea rescue, commercial, charter and classic boats for public viewing. Blessing of the fleet and boat parade. Merchants’ market, entertainment and PWC races.


Comox Nautical Days Beginning of August Phone 250.338.1120 Fax 250.334.2877

Weekend fun filled festival. Saturday . Kid’s Day Funktion Junktion. Sunday – Interdenominational church service. Monday – Build, Bail & Sail, Ceremony of the Flags, fireworks,and Comox Marina Parade.


Courtenay Youth Music Centre (CYMC) July Phone 250.338.7463 Fax 250.334.2934 Email cymc@island.net Web http://www.island.net/~cymc

Music Festival and Summer Music School. Guest Artists from Classical to Jazz. Something for everyone! Call for concert information or school registration.


Filberg Festival August Long Weekend Phone 250.334.9242 Email info@filbergfestival.com Web http://www.filbergfestival.com

Arts and crafts of 140 BC artists, plus dynamic entertainment and great food. Site is the spectacular 9 acre waterfront Heritage Filberg Lodge and Park. A “must see” for Valley visitors.


Music Fest July 9-10-11 Phone 250.334.9915 Fax 250.334.9927 Email folkfest@mars.ark.com Web www.comoxvalleymusicfest.bc.ca

Three days of music and family fun. International talent on two stages. Super children’s area. Food/art venues. Camping and swimming on-site. Courtenay fairgrounds.


Trumpeter Swan Festival Early February Phone 250.334.3234 Fax 250.338.5651 Email swan@vquest.com Web http://www.vquest.com/swan/

First week in February: guided tours, interpretive programs, viewing sights, art displays, and photo contests. Some of the many ways of enjoying the trumpeter swans of the Comox Valley.