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Announcing the 13th Annual #BCSeafoodFest from June 7-16, 2019 in the Beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island

The Limited Release Day-Pass or Weekend Pass for the Signature Weekend (June 15 and 16) are available for purchase with automatic entry into a draw for free weekend accommodation!

May 6, 2019


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Comox Valley, B.C., April 15, 2019 – If you are a lover of all things seafood it’s time to mark your calendars and buy your tickets to the largest seafood festival in Western Canada. The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, from June 7-16th, 2019. The Comox Valley region is well-known for its culinary bounty from the farms and sea-to-table and is the largest producer of oysters in Canada.

Back by popular demand, the BC Seafood Festival is featuring another fun-filled Signature Weekend with numerous cooking events and celebrations held over three-days, including: celebrity chef demonstrations; award-winning shellfish and seafood tastings; interactive & educational displays; and competitions.  Visitors can enjoy the return of the famous Fanny Bay Oyster Shucking Competition, the Best Caesar in Town and the annual Chowder Challenge and ultimate seafood cooking contest with the BC Seafood Festival Chef Challenge presented by Garland Canada and FortisBC.

Starting on April 12th, the Limited Release Signature Weekend Passes for the BC Seafood Festival 2019 are now available for purchase. Tickets are $15.00 per Day Pass, the Weekend Pass is $25, and the Weekend Pass with food vouchers is $70. The tickets will provide access to:

  • Coast Capital Savings Chef Demonstration Stage
  • Numerous Seafood Tasting Stations – Meet the Producers and Chefs
  • BC Craft Beer, Wine and Spirit Tasting Stations
  • Live Music Performances
  • Largest Kids Interactive Zone featuring numerous Touch Tanks and Interactive Displays, and Seafood Cooking Classes.

Visitors who purchase a Limited Release Signature Day-Pass or Weekend Pass will automatically be entered into a draw for free weekend accommodation at the beautiful Old House Hotel and Spa in Courtenay, BC. Complete contest details are available at www.bcseafoodfestival.com

Coming soon: Led by Chef Producer of the BC Seafood Festival, Nathan Fong, an impressive line-up of chefs and mixologists for 2019 will soon be announced to the public.

An incredible number of partners and sponsors continue to support the Festival including Air Canada, Garland Canada, FortisBC, Buy BC, Flying Fresh Air Freight and Coast Capital Savings.

For more information and tickets: Limited Release Signature Day-Passes for the BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend will be on sale at  www.bcseafoodfestival.com Contest details will be posted at www.bcseafoodfestvial.com Tickets will sell out so don’t be disappointed and get your tickets early!

For more information about the Comox Valley, accommodation, tickets and the BC Seafood Festival go to https://bcseafoodfestival.com or call the Vancouver Island Visitors Center 1-855-400-2882.

Join the conversation at #BCSeafoodFest.

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About the Comox Valley

Located midway on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the Comox Valley is well known for its culinary bounty from the farms and sea-to-table. Rich with festivals and sporting events, stunning alpine to ocean resorts and spas, this region is a place of super natural beauty that offers lush culinary, cultural and outdoor experiences. It is comprised of the communities of Comox, Courtenay and surrounding rural areas in the Comox Valley Regional District. Visit www.discovercomoxvalley.com

Media Contact:

Lara Greasley

Comox Valley Economic Development and Tourism

Email: lgreasley@investcomoxvalley.com   Phone: 250-702-1298