Links of Interest

Explore the Comox Valley online and discover why the region is one of Canada’s most desirable destinations.






Downtown Courtenay offers a vibrant blend of boutique shops and services.

For a full list of boutiques, restaurants and cultural events of downtown Courtenay, visit the Downtown Courtenay Business Association Web site





  • The Comox Valley Exhibition presents three days of family fun on 40 acres of developed ground and natural park in Courtenay
  • Every July, the Vancouver Island Music Festival serenades Courtenay with three days of world-class music on six stages
  • The Filberg Festival is Western Canada’s largest outdoors arts show, featuring artists, artisans and musicians for a three-day celebration in August
  • Harbour Living lists events happening weekly around Vancouver Island.



  • Oh Spa is a sanctuary for relaxation and well-being on the banks of the Courtenay River
  • Functional Massage Therapy brings you back from injury to work and play
  • Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa – Nestled in an old growth forest on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa offers breathtaking ocean and mountain views



  • The most acclaimed restaurant in the Comox Valley, Locals serves up five-star meals crafted entirely from locally sourced meat, seafood, vegetables, dairy, spirits and more
  • Fluid Bar and Grill offers upscale, casual dining in a metropolitan environment. Dine alongside the fireplace, in plush bar booths or bask in the sun on the patio.
  • Beaufort Winery is the Comox Valley’s top winery, offering a variety of small-lot handcrafted wines, as well as wine tastings, tours and picnics
  • A fruit winery paired with an organic farm and a culinary studio, Blue Moon is a foodie’s dream destination
  • A 24-acre Comox Vallery seaside vineyard, 40 Knots Winery creates diverse award-winning vintages, including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and the vineyard’s signature Spindrift Brut
  • Courtenay’s Atlas Café and its sister restaurant in Comox, Avenue Bistro are two of Vancouver Islands most beloved restaurants, featuring Vancouver Island-sourced meats, cheeses, seafood and vegetables
  • Hot Chocolates is an artisan chocolatier featuring hand-made delicacies including truffles, barks and fresh fudge. Its sister company, Cakebread is Courtenay’s premier artisan bakery, featuring fresh breads, cakes and other assorted goods, baked fresh daily.
  • Rawthentic is Courtenay’s popular raw-food restaurant, offering sit-down dining as well as catering, classes and specialty dinners
  • Choose from two different downtown Courtenay locations of the Union Street Grill and Grotto. Both are licensed restaurants serving the same menu. The Grill is a full-service restaurant open daily for lunch and dinner; the Grotto is a casual lounge where people can meet, eat and drink.
  • Relax, unwind, grab a coffee or pint, have a bite to eat and check out local artwork at Zocalo Café and GalleryFor a full list of boutiques, restaurants and cultural events of downtown Courtenay, visit the Downtown Courtenay Business Association Web site