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Dine Around Festival 2019

COMOX VALLEY DINE AROUND FESTIVAL

Don’t miss the Comox Valley’s most anticipated winter culinary event of the season, February 21 to March 17, 2019! This foodies’ paradise features…

  • An array of events, tours and celebrations at hot-spots including wineries, breweries, restaurants and more
  • Sip Around the Comox Valley – happy hour specials to celebrate with friends
  • Incredible three course menus presented by 25+ Comox Valley eateries and their Chefs at $25, $35, or $45
  • Ski and Stay or Dine, Ski and Stay Packages available at participating accommodation providers

Call the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre at 1-855-400-2882 to learn more and stay tuned to this website for all the event details that will be released soon!

 

#CVDineAround

      

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

Locals and visitors can experience the wide range of restaurants, craft breweries, wineries, and more that the Comox Valley has to offer with prix-fixe 3-course dinners for $25, $35 or $45 per person. In addition to dinner, select restaurants are also offering a $25 lunch option. Come and try an old favourite or new a restaurant with options ranging from fine-dining to family-friendly, and everything in between!

Stay tuned for more of the 2019 participating restaurants!

Yiamas Greek Taverna

Courtenay

Blackfin Pub

Comox

Atlas Café

Courtenay

Avenue Bistro

Comox

Locals Restaurant

Courtenay

Ocean7 Restaurant | AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar

Courtenay

Toscano’s Mediterranean Grill

Comox

Martine’s Bistro

Comox

The Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar

Courtenay

Whistle Stop Pub

Courtenay

The Timber Room Bar & Grill

Courtenay

Bisque

Courtenay

Il Falcone

Courtenay

FEATURED CHEFS

The Comox Valley is lucky to have so many talented chefs that live and work here! This is where you can see the faces behind the tasty dishes.

Stay tuned for more 2019 featured chefs.

Tim Gilleland

Prime Chophouse
Nigel McMeans of Blackfin

Nigel McMeans

Blackfin Pub

Trent McIntyre

Atlas Cafe
Ronald St-Pierre of Locals

Ronald St. Pierre

Locals Restaurant

Matt McGinn

Whistle Stop Pub
Kevin Frisch of Toscanos

Kevin Frisch

Toscano's
Steve Dodd of Bisque

Steve Dodd

Bisque Restaurant
Chance Wilke of Avenue Bistro

Chance Wilke

Avenue Bistro

Andre Durbach

Il Falcone

Richard Benson

AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar and Ocean7 Restaurant

Chris Zemus

Yiamas Greek Taverna

SIP AROUND

It’s the ultimate Happy Hour in the Comox Valley! Sip Around and enjoy drink specials proudly presented every Friday and Saturday during the Dine Around Festival, at participating restaurants, pubs and beyond. Relax over a glass of wine, the perfectly poured pint or the delicious cocktail you’ve been waiting for all week.

Participating Wineries, Distilleries, Breweries & Restaurants:

 Wayward Distillation House The Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar Roy's Towne Pub Martine's Bistro Forbidden Brewing Co. Blackfin Pub Avalanche Bar & Grill Atlas Cafe Aqua Bistro & Wine Bar 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery

 

Events & Tours

There are more culinary experiences to explore with a variety of events offered to tantalize your taste buds, please your palate, inspire the foodie in you, and more! Events may include culinary tours, workshops/classes, special pairings, tastings, or other delicious events.

Vegan Food and Wine Dinner with Beaufort Wine Pairing Dinner

February 28

From the Alps to Africa: Journey through the Food and Wines of Italy

March 17

Dine Around Festival Contest starts
February 21, 2019

WIN Dinner out for a Year!

Two ways to WIN! Share four (4) of your Dine Around experiences using #CVDineAround or get your Dine Around Festival Passport stamped four (4) times or more at Participating Restaurants.

Contest will run from February 21 until March 17, 2019.

PARTICIPATE IN DINE AROUND!

Register your Restaurant, Pub or Lounge!

Participation Fees:

Dine Around $300 Early Bird Rate (ends Dec. 1)
$350 Regular Rate
Sip Around $100
Dine Around & Sip Around $350 Early Bird Rate (ends Dec. 1)
$400 Regular Rate
Host an Event either $125 Administration Fee, OR
10% Revenue Share of Total Ticket Sales

 

Dine Around

Participating restaurants offer a prix-fixe 3-course dinner for $25, $35 or $45 per person, giving locals and visitors the chance to channel their inner foodie, try new menu items or a new restaurant. In addition to dinner, restaurants can also offer a $25 lunch option.

Register your restaurant here

Sip Around

Participating restaurants, pubs and/or lounges offer happy hour drink specials every Friday and Saturday throughout the campaign.

Register your restaurant here

Host An Event

Restaurants can also choose to participate in hosting a Culinary Special Event during the Dine Around Festival promotion. Host a wine maker’s dinner, a special craft brew pairing, special brunch, cooking class or feature a product unique to your establishment. Events will be included in the 3 week calendar.

Register your event here

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR EVERY TASTE AND BUDGET

Best Western, Westerly Hotel

Call 1-800-668-7797 to book now!
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Old House Hotel & Spa

Call 1-888-703-0202 to book now!
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Call 1-778-225-0010 to book now!
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Crown Isle Resort

Crown Isle Resort

Call 1-888-338-8439 to book now!
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Travelodge Courtenay

Travelodge Courtenay

Call 1-800-795-9486 to book now!
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Anco Inn

Anco Inn

Call 1-877-393-2200 to book now!
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Cona Hostel

Call 1-877-490-2662 to book now!
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Comox Valley Inn & Suites

Call 1-800-811-5955 to book now!
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River Heights Motel

Call 1-888-873-7022 to book now!
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