Courtenay is the place to be on Canada Day.
On July 1, 2014, come to downtown Courtenay, B.C. for a celebration honouring our country's birthday.
The theme for 2014 is THE SUMMER OF LOVE!
We can all go back to those fun and wonderful HIPPY DAYS OF LOVE!
Canada Day Festivities
This is one of the largest events of the year in the Comox Valley, and it's free!
Canada Day in Courtenay in 2014 will be one of the biggest weekends of free entertainment for everyone in the Comox Valley. The Valley is home to many talented artists who along with guest musical groups give the many venues in Courtenay a brilliant showcase to celebrate Canada's birthday.
Saturday night will start early with the Battle of the Bands . From 5-9pm the music will blast away. A new band every 20 minutes! This show will bring young people under 19yrs of age together to compete for a chance of fame and great prizes! If you have a teenager who is trying to put a band together this is a great opportunity for them, make sure they put in an application!
Sunday night will be a great time to put a picnic together and enjoy the Comox Valley District Band. Make it a sit in!
Monday, June 30th. Come down to Simm's Park and enjoy a brilliant open air concert Night Before Concert. This will be a brilliant night of live full power music! The awesome band from Victoria THE SUTCLIFFES will take over the stage for a really big show. The kids will love Nadia and her balloon creations, Wow! It will be a great night! and it is FREE!
On Canada Day - Join thousands who will start the day on 5th Street, with a plate full of pancakes! It a a chance to support the Kiwanas and start the day off with a treat!
Then if you can, enter the One Mile Fun Run which starts at 10am - every entry will get their time on this unique slightly down hill run. The whole family can enter. It is free to enter and prizes can be won!
And at 10:30am the Grande Parade will travel down 5th Street and over the bridge.
The day keeps getting better in Lewis and Simms Parks for a full day of food, great fun for the kids and entertainment all day.with many of our artists from the valley sharing their music with you.
Courtenay's Finale happens at the Sid Williams theatre with a Celebrate Canada Concert produced by Marlene Oolo. this variety concert highlights multicultural acts and an increadible number of fantastic dance and musical acts.