It’s the most wonderful time of year and festivals and events are finally back! Here are three events going on this holiday season in the Comox Valley:
1. Moonlight & Magic ~ Fire and Ice Edition – Nov 18, 2022. Join friends and neighbours from across the Comox Valley for Festive Family Fun, Music, Dancing, Merchant Specials, Tree Lighting, Face Painting, Food Trucks, Winter Crafts and a Fiery Finale! Grab some delicious eats from local shops and restaurants and stop by and visit the folks from Mount Washington Alpine Resort and enter to win sweet prizes. Connect with local charities and arts organizations and check out the dynamic and creative businesses that call Downtown Courtenay home. Free Admission.
2. Comox Valley Christmas Parade – Dec 4, 2022. The longstanding tradition of the Comox Valley Christmas Parade continues to bring Christmas Spirit with a "Gingerbread" themed event. Floats and walking entries from local community groups and businesses entertain throughout the 5th Street parade route and bring their best themed entries to be judged by a panel of local dignitaries. $500 prizes are up for grabs in each category for "Most Entertaining Entry", "Best Non-Profit Entry", "Best Children's Entry", "Best New Entry", "Best Corporate Entry", "Best Overall Entry" and "Three Mayor's Choice". Free Admission.
3. Touch of Class Christmas Market - Dec 10, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022. Touch of Class is a European style artisan market with a live beautifully decorated Christmas tree and warm venue of The Little Red Church. All the art is intermingled amongst fresh greenery and fairy lights and is continuously being replenished. You will find glass next to jewelry next to weaving next to pottery next to paintings next to baking. Free Admission.