Comox Valley Attractions and
The Comox Valley offers an enormous
variety of tourist attractions and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Fishing, bird watching, scuba diving, cave exploration, golfing,
kayaking, skiing, mountain biking and hiking are some of the
activities which can be enjoyed locally.
Arts and Culture
Filberg Festival - an annual arts
and crafts festival held on the first weekend in August on the grounds
of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park in Comox.
Ihos Gallery - featuring
traditional and modern Northwest First Nations artwork.
Valley Centre for the Arts - a multi-use community arts
facility located in downtown Courtenay that serves as the community’s
cultural heart. The facility is home to a public art gallery, craft
gallery, gallery shop, plaza, and courtyard, as well as office space
for a number of community arts organizations.
Fest - Vancouver Island's premier summer music festival hels
annually in July at the Comox Valley Exhibition grounds.
District Museum - featuring exhibits of locally discovered
fossilized remains of prehistoric marine life, including a fully
reconstructed giant Elasmosaur fossil. Fossil hunting tours are offered
in the summer months.
Cumberland Museum -
featuring displays of early coal mining history.
Force Museum - featuring exhibits of the Air Force history of
Canadian Forces Base Comox, and displays of heritage aircraft including
the WWII Spifire resoration project.
Home to over 500 pleasure craft, a
commercial fishing fleet and the Comox Fisherman's Wharf .
The Comox Valley
Farmer's Market is the place to go for fresh, local farm products
and fine foods, all produced in the Regional District of Comox
Strathcona and sold to you by the people who grow or make it. While you
are there, you can sit down at a picnic table or on a bale of straw and
listen to some live
entertainment brought to you by musicians based in the Comox Valley.