Culinary Events in the Comox Valley

We have put together a list of annual food events held in Courtenay, Comox and elsewhere in our culinary rich Comox Valley.  If you’re looking for new ways to tantalize the taste buds, you do not want to miss these amazing festivals.

Dine Around the Comox Valley

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Come celebrate local cuisine with this month-long event at the end of winter.  During this event many Comox Valley restaurants will invite you to come in and taste what the valley has to offer by providing a delicious fixed three-course menu at a great price.  For visitors, special Dine Around accommodation packages are offered by participating Hotels and B&Bs.

When: Mid-February to mid-March

Where: Various Venues in the Comox Valley

More Info: http://www.discovercomoxvalley.com/dine-around-the-comox-valley-2015

B.C. Shellfish and Seafood Festival

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This superb dining event is held annually at the beautiful ocean-front gardens of the Filberg Lodge.  Following a reception and oyster-sampling, guests sit down to a six-course meal skillfully prepared by excellent chefs from around the province.

When: June

Where: Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park, Comox

More Info: http://www.bcshellfishfestival.ca

Alpine Wine Festival

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The Alpine Wine Festival is the perfect blend of entertainment, food, and wines from B.C. vineyards.  In addition to great tasting wine and live music, a gourmet BBQ and Wine Pairing Dinner are also offered.

When: August

Where: Mt. Washington

More Info: http://www.mountwashington.ca/things-to-do/events-calendar/event/254-alpine-wine-festival.html

Flavour Festival

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The Flavour Festival is an annual showcase of the culinary bounty the Comox Valley has to offer.  Let the many local vintners, growers, producers, and chefs at this event tickle your taste buds with masterfully prepared foods and beverages.  Proceeds go towards creating scholarships and bursaries for students in the culinary arts, tourism, and hospitality industries.

When: September

Where: Coastal Black Winery, Black Creek

More Info: https://gourmetpicnic.ca

Pacific Toast

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Pacific Toast is a three day festival of culinary events held in Courtenay, Comox, and the surrounding area.  Participants will are invited to take part in vineyard tours, dining experiences, a wine fest, and the Pacific Toast Expo.  Designed to support business growth and awareness of regional producers, the expo brings together makers of wine, beer, cider, and spirits to put on workshops, panel discussions, and tasting events.

When: November

Where: Various Venues in the Comox Valley

More Info: http://www.discovercomoxvalley.com/pacific-toast