At this time, the 2020 BC Seafood Festival is proceeding as planned, while organizers monitor daily the COVID-19 guidelines and instructions provided by Provincial and Federal Ministries. To stay in the know and to get access to pre-sales tickets, register to become A Friend of the Festival here.

 

Save the Date! June 12-21, 2020

Thank you for joining us in the beautiful Comox Valley, BC for our 2019 Signature Weekend!

2019 FortisBC and Garland Canada Chef Challenge Winner

Chef Bobby Milheron, West Restaurant

2019 Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Competition Winner

Mike Osborne, Harbour Oyster + Bar

2019 Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge Winner

Chef Florencia Gomez Quinteros, Wildflower, Fairmont Whistler

2019 Chances Best-Caesar-in-Town Competition Winner

Damien Famelart, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar

2020 Festival Countdown

June 12th – 21st, 2020

 

Fin-tastic news about the 2020 BC Seafood Festival!

Limited pre-sales for the 2020 BC Seafood Festival (June 12-21) have started to be released to Friends of the BC Seafood Festival!

Not a shucktastic Friend of the Festival yet? Sign up today to receive the early access and notifications about events & tickets! If you become a Friend before April 16, you will be automatically entered to WIN the “Get Grilled” BC Seafood Festival FortisBC Getaway Contest!

It’s the largest seafood festival in western Canada! Proudly held in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, since 2006.

Check out the highlights and successes from 2019 – click here.

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2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • June 12
  • June 13
    • Fishing/Sightseeing - Radar's Pro Fishing

      We can head out for a 5 hour or an 8 hour day of Fishing/sightseeing that will be very productive as we see the best fishing in June in the Comox Valley!

      Departure times are subject to tides and weather.

      Book Now

    • Guided Fishing Charter – Island Pursuit Sport Fishing

      About our Top Rated Fishing Charters

      Our peak Summer season is from May to September. During this time you’ll have the opportunity to target all pacific salmon species including Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho (Silvers) as well as Ling Cod, Snapper, and Halibut!  We enjoy consistent fishing during these months and are always fishing protected waters within 10-30 minutes from our moorage. Our convenient location minimizes run times and maximizes your fishing time!  We operate year-round, from October to April we are pleased to offer you salmon fishing for wild Winter Chinook Salmon and enjoy fantastic local prawning and crabbing as well!

      Book Now

  • June 14
    • Fishing/Sightseeing - Radar's Pro Fishing

      We can head out for a 5 hour or an 8 hour day of Fishing/sightseeing that will be very productive as we see the best fishing in June in the Comox Valley!

      Departure times are subject to tides and weather.

      Book Now

    • Guided Fishing Charter – Island Pursuit Sport Fishing

      Our peak Summer season is from May to September. During this time you’ll have the opportunity to target all pacific salmon species including Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho (Silvers) as well as Ling Cod, Snapper, and Halibut!  We enjoy consistent fishing during these months and are always fishing protected waters within 10-30 minutes from our moorage. Our convenient location minimizes run times and maximizes your fishing time!  We operate year-round, from October to April we are pleased to offer you salmon fishing for wild Winter Chinook Salmon and enjoy fantastic local prawning and crabbing as well!

      Book Now

  • June 15
  • June 16
  • June 17
  • June 18
  • June 19
    • Stay Tuned for Events!
    • BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend - LIMITED OPENING
    • 3:30 pm – 6:00 pmShucked! Canada's Largest Oyster Bar Happy Hour
      Kick-off the Festival in style at this premier TGIF happy hour! BC’s most prominent oyster producing families & businesses show off as they shuck perfectly plump, sustainably slurp-tastic oysters at roving, longboard stations.
      Sit back and explore the unique characteristics and flavours of BC’s one-of-a-kind coastline. PLUS the always entertaining Shucker Paddy will join us to show off his Guinness Book of World Records shucking skills!

       Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park — 61 Filberg Road, Comox, British Columbia
    • 6:00 pm – 10:00 pmGala Dinner - Presented by the BC Shellfish Growers Association

      The Gala Dinner is the signature event of the BC Seafood Festival that features top domestic chefs who dazzle guests with an array of seafood tasting stations, set amongst the stunning grounds of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park. Background music fills the air as guests mingle and talk with the Chefs, seafood producers and enjoy exquisitely prepared seafood.

      The Gala Dinner at this time is for Industry Members only and not open to the public.

       Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park — 61 Filberg Road, Comox, BC
  • June 20
    • 9:30 am – 11:00 amCeviche! Ceviche! Ceviche! MasterClass

      Love ceviche but always been a little wary to try your own? Then this is the class for you! Two of the province’s top seafood chefs will let you in on the tricks of their trade for creating a seafood ceviche that will be the talk of countless summer parties to come! Of course, there’ll be samples aplenty to preview some of the “wow” your friends will know once you become a Ceviche Master!

    • 11:00 am – 5:00 pmBC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend

      The Signature Weekend (June 20 & 21) is the jewel in the crown of the entire Seafood Festival!
      Foodies will love the abundance of fresh BC seafood and local beer, wine and spirits. Music lovers will find plenty to dance to and families can explore and learn all about our very own fascinating Pacific Ocean!

       

       Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park
    • The World is Your Oyster MasterClass

      Take the world’s fastest oyster Shucker, Guinness Book of World Record holder Shucker Paddy, add some fresh BC oysters, a grill, some sauce, a bit of spice and some Wayward Gin and what do you end up with? A hands-on cooking class you won’t find anywhere across the 7 seas except at the BC Seafood Festival.

      Join Shucker Paddy and friends and learn the basics of Oysters; The Big 5 Species, understanding their merroir, and more. Guests will roll-up their sleeves and get inside tips on how to buy, handle, shuck and present your favourite Oysters at home to dazzle your friends with your new found skill of shucking and cooking the bi-valve.

       BC Seafood Festival
    • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pmBaked n’ Boiled! Kitchen Party

      Break out the fiddles when East-coast meets West at a good old fashioned seafood boil! Simmering pots will chock-full of local shellfish and there’ll be tasty sides to go with. Plus craft-spirit tastings and, of course, plenty of music!

      This is a 19+ Event. ID required.

       Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park, Comox
  • June 21
    • 9:30 am – 11:00 amBounty! A Brunch Seafood Cookout

      This ain’t your grandma’s Sunday brunch! Grab your besties and come rub shoulders with top seafood chefs as they guide you through the creation of a delicious seafood dish – that you then get to enjoy! And while you work away at all that fun, expert mixologists will be whipping up perfectly paired cocktails to keep the kitchen party going!

       Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park — 61 Filberg Road, Comox, BC
    • 11:00 am – 5:00 pmBC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend

      The Signature Weekend (June 20 & 21) is the jewel in the crown of the entire Seafood Festival!
      Foodies will love the abundance of fresh BC seafood and local beer, wine and spirits. Music lovers will find plenty to dance to and families can explore and learn all about our very own fascinating Pacific Ocean!

       

       Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park

* Events subject to change.

2020 Ticketed Events

Stay tuned!

Tours

Island Pursuit Sport Fishing

June 13, 14, 2020

Radar’s Pro Fishing

June 13, 14, 2020

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Festival has grown extensively and each year, accommodations sell out earlier than the last. Don’t miss the biggest BC seafood event, just because you didn’t book a room! Learn more about how easy it is to get to the Comox Valley here.

BEST WESTERN, WESTERLY HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTRE

Call now to book: 1-800-668-7797.
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Travelodge Courtenay

TRAVELODGE COURTENAY

Call now to book: 1-800-795-9486.
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BAYVIEW HOTEL

Call now to book: 1-778-225-0010.
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OLD HOUSE HOTEL & SPA

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Crown Isle Resort

CROWN ISLE RESORT

Call now to book: 1-888-338-8439
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Anco Inn

SUPER 8 BY WYNDHAM COURTENAY

Call now to book: 1-877-393-2200.
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Comox Valley Inn

COMOX VALLEY INN & SUITES

Call now to book: 1-800-811-5955
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river heights

RIVER HEIGHTS MOTEL

Call now to book: 1-888-873-7022
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Contact Us

For information on events, accommodation specials, and how to get to the Festival, contact the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre:
phone: 1-250-400-2882
tollfree: 1-855-400-2882
email: visitorcentre@discovercomoxvalley.com

      

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