Local Events

The Cowichan Valley is host to many fun-filled events throughout the year, from music festivals to farmers markets to food and wine festivals.  While you’re staying with us, try to experience some of the wonderful events that the valley has to offer…

 

Year Round

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Duncan Farmers Market

 

February

Maple Syrup Festival

Island Agriculture Show

Cowichan Music Festival

 

April

Cowichan Valley Whiskey Festival

Cowichan Aboriginal Film Festival

 

May

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Cowichan Valley Spot Prawn Festival

Maple Bay Wooden Boat Festival

Marsh Fest

 

June to August

The Summer Festival in Duncan

 

July

Islands Folk Festival

The Good Old Daze

Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition (exhibition until August)

Outdoor band

Rock of the Woods Music Festival

Lavenderfest

Chemainus Bluegrass Festival

 

August

Sunfest Music Festival

Special Woodstock Festival

Ladysmith Days Festival and Parade

Island Star Party

 

September

Cowichan Valley Wine & Culinary Festival

 

October

One World Festival

 

November

Ladysmith Festival of Lights

 

For even more interesting local events, check out the calendars on these sites: Valley Voice, Taste for Cowichan, Culture Cowichan.