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2020 Comox Valley Dine Around Festival

February 21, 2020
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Courtenay, BC – The sold out Grand Tasting event on Feb 18th kicked off the most anticipated winter culinary experience in the Comox Valley, the 11th Annual Comox Valley Dine Around Festival.

Discover Comox Valley together with the Dine Around Festival Advisory Committee, (comprised of local restauranteurs Ronald & Trish St. Pierre of Locals Restaurant, Sandra Viney of Atlas Café, Barb & Ed Hanson of the Blackfin Pub and Deana Simkin of High Tide Public House) are pleased to present the 11th annual Comox Valley Dine Around Festival, which takes place February 20 to March 15, 2020. This year’s Dine Around Festival includes many returning favourites plus several new participating restaurants, and new culinary events and experiences for 2020.

Locals and visitors can experience the wide range of restaurants, craft breweries, and wineries 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 a new restaurant with options ranging from fine-dining to family-friendly, and everything in between!

Dine Around is complimented by Sip Around, which is 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.

In addition to the amazing Dine Around menus and beverage specials that showcase the best of the Comox Valley, several of our Dine Around partners have created specialty culinary events for patrons to enjoy. Events include From the Alps to Africa: A Journey through the Food and Wines of Italy at Il Falcone, Sip and Savour Tours with Ambassador Transportation, Dine Around the 40 Knots Cellar at 40 Knots Estate Vineyard and Winery, Locals Nite Out at the Blackfin Pub and German Night at New Tradition Brewing Company. Don’t miss any of these culinary experiences which will tantalize your taste buds, please your palate, and inspire the foodie in you! Visit for event and ticket details.

2020 participating Dine Around venues include: 40 Knots Winery, Ace Brewing Company, Atlas Cafe, Avenue Bistro, Bisque, Blackfin Pub, Fluid Bar & Grill, High Tide Public House, Il Falcone, Land and Sea Brewing Co., Locals Restaurant, Martine’s Bistro, Match Eatery at Chances, New Tradition Brewing Company, North Island College at the Park, Ocean7 & Aqua Bistro and Wine Bar at Kingfisher Resort, Toscano’s Mediterranean Grill, Whistle Stop Pub, Javier’s Latin Cuisine Restaurant, Church Street Taphouse, The Atrium at Crown Isle, Pizzeria Guerrilla, Union Street Grill & Grotto, Griffin Pub, and Yiamas Greek Taverna.