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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 exclusive events, tours and celebrations at hot-spots including wineries, breweries, restaurants and more. Get your tickets here!
  • 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. Get the full guide here!
  • 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!

Use the hashtag #CVDineAround for a chance to be featured!

    

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.

Sip and Savour Tours

Feb 21, 24, 28, March 3, 7, 10, 14, 17

SOLD OUT Smoked on the Water at Roy’s Towne Pub

MARCH 9

SOLD OUT Ice Cream Social at Blue Spruce

MARCH 3, 10

SOLD OUT: Bon Appetit at 40 Knots Estate Winery

March 9

SOLD OUT: From the Alps to Africa: Journey through the Food and Wines of Italy at Il Falcone

March 17

SOLD OUT: Dine Around Festival Kick-Off Event – The Grand Tasting

FEB 20

Master Cocktail Pairing with Wayward Distillery at White Whale Restaurant

FEB 21

SOLD OUT: Hoyne Beer Pairing Dinner at the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort

Feb 24

SOLD OUT: Vegan Food and Beaufort Wine Pairing Dinner at Locals Restaurant

February 28

Spirit Pairing Dinner with Custom Gourmet at Shelter Point Distillery

February 28

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!

$25 Dinner Menus $35 Dinner Menus $45 Dinner Menus $25 Lunch Menus

$25 Dinner Menus

 

Whistle Stop Pub

Courtenay

Match Eatery & Public House

Courtenay

Spice Hut

Comox

The Westerly Family Restaurant

Courtenay

Flying Canoe West Coast Pub

Courtenay

$35 Dinner Menus

 

Yiamas Greek Taverna

Courtenay

Blackfin Pub

Comox

Atlas Café

Courtenay

Avenue Bistro

Comox

Toscano’s Mediterranean Grill

Comox

Martine’s Bistro

Comox

The Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar

Courtenay

The Timber Room Bar & Grill

Courtenay

Bisque

Courtenay

Il Falcone

Courtenay

The White Whale Restaurant

Courtenay

Griffin Pub

Comox

High Tide Public House

Courtenay

Cornerstone Taphouse

Courtenay

$45 Dinner Menus

 

Locals Restaurant

Courtenay

Ocean7 Restaurant | AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar

Courtenay

Toscano’s Mediterranean Grill

Comox

The Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar

Courtenay

Bisque

Courtenay

Il Falcone

Courtenay

Eagle View Bistro

Mount Washington

Fluid Bar & Grill

Courtenay

NIC at Longlands with Chef Jonathan Frazier

Comox

$25 Lunch Menus

 

Yiamas Greek Taverna

Courtenay

Locals Restaurant

Courtenay

The Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar

Courtenay

Whistle Stop Pub

Courtenay

Match Eatery & Public House

Courtenay

Flying Canoe West Coast Pub

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.

Andre Durbach

Il Falcone

Richard Benson

AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar and Ocean7 Restaurant

Chris Zemus

Yiamas Greek Taverna
Nigel McMeans of Blackfin

Nigel McMeans

Blackfin Pub

Trent McIntyre

Atlas Cafe
Kevin Frisch of Toscanos

Kevin Frisch

Toscano's
Steve Dodd of Bisque

Steve Dodd

Bisque Restaurant
Ronald St-Pierre of Locals

Ronald St. Pierre

Locals Restaurant

Jeff Hall

The White Whale Restaurant

Daniel Mazey

Fluid Bar & Grill

Len Gagnon

Roy's Towne Pub

Jonathan Frazier

North Island College

Matt McGinn

The Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar

James Clarke

Eagle View Bistro

Matt Makohin

High Tide Public House

Stephan Halliwell

Martine's Bistro
James Loiselle of Whistle-Stop

James Loiselle

Whistle Stop Pub

Tabitha Ramsey

Match Eatery & Public House

Alain Chabot

Chez Vous Artisan Foods

Dan Vogt

The Timber Room Bar & Grill

Katie Stanford

Cornerstone Taphouse

Bob Hullin

Avenue Bistro

Enter to WIN
Dine Around Festival Contest

Win Dine Around for a Year!

12 x $50 Gift Certificates

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

Contest runs from February 21 until March 17, 2019.

      

2019 BC Seafood Festival Culinary Getaway Contest

Enter for a chance to WIN a Weekend Getaway to the BC Seafood Festival 2019!

Enter for a chance to WIN in the Comox Valley Dine Around Festival’s 2019 BC Seafood Festival Culinary Getaway Contest – an over $700 value!

  • Two (2) BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend Day Passes (June 15 and 16, 2019).
  • Two (2) Sip & Savour Tours with Ambassador Shuttle.
  • Two (2) Scenic Chairlift Ride Passes at Mount Washington Alpine Resort.
  • Two (2) night accommodation during the BC Seafood Festival June 14 to 16, 2019 at a winner’s choice of participating Courtenay hotel, based on availability (Crown Isle Resort, Old House Hotel and Spa, Best Western – The Westerly, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Travelodge Courtenay, Anco Inn, Cona Hostel), standard room with two beds.

Enter Now!

Don’t forget to sign-up for our VIP Festival newsletter for exclusive offers!

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 High Tide Public House

 

Get More With Your Stay!

50% off Dine Around with Stay at the Old House Hotel and Spa
Pick your pleasure! When you book a room for two at the Old House Hotel & Spa,
get your choice of a 2 for 1 dinner at participating Dine Around Festival restaurants,
plus 50% your shuttle to and from the restaurant with Ambassador Shuttle!
Book your stay at the Old House Hotel today!

2 for 1 Sip and Savour Tours with Hotel Stay
Staying in the Comox Valley during the Dine Around Festival and looking for a culinary night on the town?
Stay at any participating Comox Valley hotel or resort and receive a 2 for 1 Sip and Savour Tour presented
by Ambassador Shuttle. This culinary adventure includes appies and your choice of wine or craft beer
at 3 different restaurants in one night! Based on availability – Feb. 21 24, 28, March 3, 7, 10, and 14. 
Contact the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre to book your tour!

50% off Dine Around Festival Ride
Get 50% off Ambassador Shuttle service to and from participating Courtenay hotel
or resorts to enjoy the Dine Around Festival restaurant dining experience.
Call Ambassador Shuttle to book your Dine Around Ride!
(250) 339-5252

Until March 17, book one of these fantastic Comox Valley hotels
for a more exclusive Dine Around experience!

Old House Hotel & Spa

Book a room for two and receive 50% off your $35 or $45 three-course dinner at one of the Dine Around participating restaurants until March 17!
Call 1-888-703-0202 to book now!
Details

Best Western, Westerly Hotel

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-800-668-7797 to book now!
Details

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-778-225-0010 to book now!
Details
Crown Isle Resort

Crown Isle Resort

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-888-338-8439 to book now!
Details
Travelodge Courtenay

Travelodge Courtenay

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-800-795-9486 to book now!
Details
Anco Inn

Anco Inn

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-877-393-2200 to book now!
Details

Cona Hostel

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-877-490-2662 to book now!
Details

Comox Valley Inn & Suites

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-800-811-5955 to book now!
Details

River Heights Motel

2 for 1 Sip & Savour Tours and 50% Ambassador Shuttle Transportation
Call 1-888-873-7022 to book now!
Details

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