BC Shellfish Festival June 13 – 22

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8th Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival

June 13-22, 2014 in the Comox Valley

10 days of fabulous seafood tastings, informative aquaculture producer tours, signature dinner events, competitions, and family fun!

Book a shellfish festival escape in the Comox Valley!

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Friday, June 13th

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3PM – Arrive in the Comox Valley and check-in at one of our fabulous accommodations!

5PM – Start your Shellfish weekend with the family friendly –Gathering of Mermaids and Pirates,  A Family Picnic– for food, fun and a movie under the stars!

Saturday, June 14th

Daytime – Head out on one of the fabulous Shellfish activities – take an art class or go fishing!

Evening –  Tempt your tastebuds with a

3-course meal at Coastal Black Estate Winery with 

Feast & Fire!.

Or, enjoy a tour of an organic farm & winery paired with an intimate gourmet dinner at Under the Sea on the grounds of Blue Moon Winery!

Sunday, June 15th

Before you head home, tour the beautiful Comox Valley – take a hike, visit our bustling downtown areas, or relax by the water!

Want to book today? You can buy tickets online now

 – or call the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre and they can make ALL your arrangements for you!


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FridayJune 20th  

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3PM – Why not check in early and relax in one of our Comox Valley hotels, resorts, motels & B&B’s!

6PM – Head to the Westerly Hotel for a wine pairing and long table dinner atGone Fishin’ or enjoy one of the local Shellfish on your Plate participating restaurants!

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Saturday, June 21st

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12PM – FESTIVAL DAY! Head to Filberg Park for the Comox by the Sea Shellfish & Seafood Celebration

– shellfish and seafood tastings, chef demos, live music and lots of kid friendly activities!

Location: Filberg Lodge and Park, Comox, BC

Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost: Cost: $15 per person, children 10 and under free. Food tasting tickets $1.00 each.


* Shellfish and seafood tastings

* Chef cooking demonstrations

* Interactive and educational displays and booths

* Oyster Shucking and Chowder competition

* Wine and Beer Tastings

* Beer and Wine Gardens

* Live Music

Kids Zone

Celebrity Chefs:

* Nathan Fong, Global TV BC News “Saturday Chefs”

* Quang Dang, West Restaurant

* Aaron Rail, Comox Valley

* David Sider, Wickaninnish Inn


Evening – Your options are endless! Choose from the Chef’s Beer Pairing Challenge & 4-course meal at the Westerly Hotel, or head to Locals at the Old House Village Hotel & Spa for Seafood Feast & Casino Royale!

Sunday, June 22nd

Take your time and enjoy all the Comox Valley has to offer – walk the estuary, head to a local beach or enjoy the many parks and family friendly outdoor adventures!

Want to book today? You can buy tickets online now

 – or call the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre and they can make ALL your arrangements for you!


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Contest ends May 31st – enter today! Visit the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre’s Facebook page and enter to win a BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival getaway prize package, including:

1 Night Accommodation at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites

2 Tickets to the BCSGA Chef’s Gala Dinner

2 Tickets to Comox by the Sea Shellfish & Seafood Celebration

1 Bottle of Wine from Coastal Black Estate Winery

1 Bottle of Wine from Blue Moon Estate Winery

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