Countdown to WinterFest 2018

Comox Valley WinterFest – Ski, Stay, Après and Live Sites!

With phenomenal Mount Washington on our doorstep and a vibrant outdoor, foodie and arts community, the Comox Valley is without a doubt, Awesome All Winter!

The signature event this winter is Comox Valley’s WinterFest, from February 2 – 12, 2018. WinterFest features a calendar jam-packed full of amazing après events, live site activations in Downtown Courtenay and Comox, plus awesome Ski & Stay savings! Ski or board at Mount Washington Alpine Resort all day, then stay at sea-level and discover why the Comox Valley brings AWESOME to your winter getaway!

We will see you soon at your Island winter destination!

#CVWinterFest #AwesomeAllWinter

WinterFest Calendar of Events

Over two weeks of awesome après events across the Comox Valley and weekend activities at our WinterFest Live Site locations in Downtown Courtenay and Comox. Click on a date below to see what’s happening. More events will be loaded over the coming months so check back soon!

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      Friday February 2

    • 4:00 pm – 7:00 pmOutdoor Community Live Site - Sid Williams Theatre Plaza

      WinterFest live sites will be a central place for families to enjoy free and fun outdoor activities, organized by various community groups.

    • Comox Valley Whiskey Fest

      2018 brings the return of the Master Classes & Premium Seminar, and two Whiskey pairing dinners on Friday the 2nd, and of course, the…

      Grand Tasting

      • Single malts, blends, bourbons & rye
      • Featuring local edibles & finger foods
      • Free rides home within the Comox Valley
      • Special room rates at Best Western The Westerly Hotel
      • Cost $100.
    • 7:30 pmBarn Dance
    • 8:00 pmJazz at Forbidden Brewing

      After a fun day on the slopes or a hard day at work, come enjoy live jazz music and a pint of local award-winning brew at Forbidden Brewing! Free admission, awesome music, see you there!

       Forbidden Brewing Co — 1590 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2K4 (250) 702-7975
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      Saturday February 3

    • Comox Valley Whiskey Fest

      2018 brings the return of the Master Classes & Premium Seminar, and two Whiskey pairing dinners on Friday the 2nd, and of course, the…

      Grand Tasting

      • Single malts, blends, bourbons & rye
      • Featuring local edibles & finger foods
      • Free rides home within the Comox Valley
      • Special room rates at Best Western The Westerly Hotel
      • Cost $100.
    • 10:00 am – 6:00 pmOutdoor Community Live Site - Sid Williams Theatre Plaza

      WinterFest live sites will be a central place for families to enjoy free and fun outdoor activities, organized by various community groups.

    • 7:00 pm6th Street Rail Jam

      Free

      Don’t miss the second annual 6th Street Rail Jam! We are shutting the street down, getting a DJ, trucking in snow and setting up a couple rails for some fun… Come down with your friends and family to watch the invited riders throw down some tricks in the streets on Saturday Evening.

       6th Street — Courtenay
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      Monday February 5

    • 7:30 pmOpen Stage at Cornerstone Cafe & Taphouse

      Free

      All ages welcome

      Join us for our popular Open Stage – hosted by Chad Pab and Taze Kozak of The Wits

      Bring your tap shoes, your hula hoops, your poetry, your songs, or your jokes – better yet – bring them all!

      Show starts at 7:30… come early to sign up to ensure your time slot!

       Cornerstone Café & Taphouse — 208 5th Street, Courtenay
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      Tuesday February 6

    • 8:00 pmVinyl Club at Cornerstone Cafe & Taphouse

      Cornerstone and Stack Shack Records present…Tuesday Vinyl Club!
      Every Tuesday Night

      Join fellow record enthusiasts for a cozy Vinyl Club at Cornerstone!

      Our friends at Stack Shack Records will be hosting! So bring a record to join in the fun and get in the groove.

      $5 beers, good times, and great music.

      All ages

       Cornerstone Café & Taphouse — 208 5th Street, Courtenay
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      Sunday February 11

    • 12:00 pm – 6:00 pmCommunity Outdoor Live Site - Sid Williams Theatre Plaza

      WinterFest live sites will be a central place for families to enjoy free and fun outdoor activities, organized by various community groups.

    • 2:00 pmJazz at Forbidden Brewing

      After a fun day on the slopes or a hard day at work, come enjoy live jazz music and a pint of local award-winning brew at Forbidden Brewing! Free admission, awesome music, see you there!

       Forbidden Brewing Co — 1590 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2K4 (250) 702-7975
    • 7:00 pmSpidey Make Believe - Magic Of Your Mind

      Buy tickets here!

      Spidey, internationally acclaimed mentalist, has captivated the minds of people around the world on with his tours across North America, five international TV shows and 10+ million online viewers.

      This top Canadian mentalist has conquered the stages of America’s Got Talent and was named US Mentalist of the Year 2017. As a Hollywood consultant, he has consulted and performed for major celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Steve Harvey, Simon Cowell, Neil Patrick Harris, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Penn & Teller and many more.

      Spidey will perform his much-anticipated mind-reading show that has been a success on TV networks like NBC, FOX, Discovery, NETFLIX, Entertainment Tonight, SyFy, CW and many more. He promises to bring his popular TV tricks to the Sid Williams Theatre. A magical journey that taps into your every emotion. Spidey presents a mind-blowing and hilarious MAKE BELIEVE performance. He’ll astound you with his eerie mental demonstrations bordering on the supernatural! This is not your typical magic act but so much more. You will see and experience things you never thought possible.

       Sid Williams Theatre — 442 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay (250) 338-2430
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* Events subject to change.

SAVE UP TO 50% – Comox Valley Ski & Stay Packages

Mount Washington Alpine Resort and participating Courtenay accommodation providers have partnered to bring you the BEST festival deals of the winter – up to 50% off lift tickets with your Comox Valley stay during WinterFest!

All WinterFest rates are per person and include a Mount Washington Alpine Resort lift ticket and overnight stay. Based on double occupancy, taxes and fees extra.

Travelodge Courtenay

Travelodge Courtenay

1-800-578-7878
Book Online or Call Now!
Best Western

Best Western Westerly Hotel

Starting at $114.99, per person based on double occupancy. Includes one night accommodation, one ski pass, and $7 Food & Beverage Voucher
1-800-668-7797
Book Online or Call Now!

Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community

1-888-338-8439
Book Online or Call Now!
Anco Inn

Anco Inn

1-877-393-2200
Book Online or Call Now!
Old House Hotel

Old House Hotel & Spa

1-888-703-0202
Book Online or Call Now!
Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1-778-225-0010
Book Online or Call Now!

Participate!

Become an event host with the most and take part in the Comox Valley’s biggest marketing campaign of the winter season! WinterFest is the key component of Discover Comox Valley’s Awesome All Winter campaign, which includes an extensive multi-media buy targeting winter enthusiasts from Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. If you want to be part of the winter campaign, download this pdf for more information. We look forward to celebrating winter with you!

SPONSORS

The WinterFest Festival would like to thank the 2017 partners and sponsors. 2018 Sponsorship opportunities will be released soon!

CONTACT US

For any questions regarding Comox Valley WinterFest contact:

Vancouver Island Visitor Info Centre
101–3607 Small Rd.
Cumberland, BC
email  visitorcentre@discovercomoxvalley.com

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