The Comox Valley is Vancouver Island’s true winter destination. Ski one of North America’s deepest snow bases at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa treatment, browse for gifts in art galleries and boutiques, visit the indoor Comox Valley Farmers’ Market, check out one of eight museums, experience crystal clear visibility scuba diving, challenge yourself on a year round golf course, enjoy festive window displays in downtown shopping areas and don’t forget to book a winter marine wildlife viewing tour!
TOP TEN WINTER THINGS TO DO!
To discover the glory of a Comox Valley winter, try some of these options for winter fun:
- Ride the slopes at Mount Washington on skis or snowboard with these great lift ticket deals or give the tube park a whirl!
- Famished after a day on the hill? Refuel, relax, and unwind at Comox Valley Dine Around Festival Feb 21 – Mar 17 with Foodie Events, Sip & Savour Tours and $25, $35, and $45 daily menus!
Download our Dine Around Program Guide here!
- Check out over 55 miles of pristine cross-country trails at Mount Washington’s Raven Lodge
- Treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa treatment
- Tour the festive window displays in the Downtown shopping areas
- Browse local art galleries and gift shops
- Check out one of our eight museums
- Visit the indoor Comox Valley Farmers’ Market and sample local produce
- Challenge yourself on one of the year-round golf courses
- Experience spectacular scuba diving in one of the world’s cleanest marine environments
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Come experience the HMCS ALBERNI Museum and Memorial's (HAMM's) summer exhibit A SAILOR'S SKETCHBOOK now showing in the main corridor of the museum in the Courtenay Mall at 625 Cliffe
Come experience the HMCS ALBERNI Museum and Memorial’s (HAMM’s) summer exhibit A SAILOR’S SKETCHBOOK now showing in the main corridor of the museum in the Courtenay Mall at 625 Cliffe Avenue, Downtown Courtenay. On display are examples of war correspondent illustrations, propaganda and training posters of the First and Second World Wars, examples of trench art, fun doodles, and learn about maritime tattoos. Admission is free but donations gladly accepted. Summer hours (June 1-August 31) Monday – Saturday 10-5. Winter hours (September 1 – May 31) Tuesday – Saturday 10-4. For more information, parking suggestions (including handicap access) please call the museum during business hours at 250-897-4611.
19 (Monday) 10:00 am - 24 (Saturday) 5:00 pm
HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial
625 Cliffe Ave (behind Tulio\\\\\\\'s), Courtenay, BC
Our Cellar Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings. We carry a full
Our Cellar Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings. We carry a full array of local specialty gifts including our own Vino Skin Care Line. Found a favorite wine and want to linger longer? Select some delicious cheeses, baguette, smoked salmon, pickled grapes, chutneys and chocolate, we will put it in a picnic trug that you will enjoy out in our Vineyard Terrace.
(Wednesday) 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yippee! It is that time of year again when we throw open our doors each and every day of the week! yes, we are pleased to announce our tasting room
Yippee! It is that time of year again when we throw open our doors each and every day of the week! yes, we are pleased to announce our tasting room and picnic patio are now open seven days a week! so come on by any day you like between 12 noon – 5:00 pm to taste and purchase some of our delicious wines, ciders or mead! And if you would like to stay a while and enjoy a glass (or bottle) of our cider or wine on the patio (while partaking of one of our picnic lunches) you can do that too! – Even the canaries are back to serenade you while you sip and savour and relax!
(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Farm Fresh Food Artisan Vendors Community Groups Live Music Dance Shopping Street Entertainment Fun Special Events Weekly Free Draws Street Food ... and more, as we think it up!
Farm Fresh Food
Fun Special Events
Weekly Free Draws
… and more, as we think it up!
(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5th Street, Courtenay, BC