There’s something so magical about Cowichan during the holidays. Hearty winter produce fills the local restaurants, cafes, and bakeries, and a dream-like mist settles over the valley. The mild climate means that outdoor activities – from hiking trails, to fly fishing, to Christmas displays – are enjoyable any time of day. Add a cup of … Continued
Category: Theatres & Entertainment
The Cowichan Valley has always been known for its laid-back culture, Coast Salish roots, and proximity to the great outdoors. What visitors might not expect is that Cowichan is also home to many well-known and emerging artists, from potters, painters, sculptors and performers to Indigenous artists who often focus on storytelling through traditional mediums. As … Continued
Craft Brewery, Performance Venue 101A, 3055 Oak St, Chemainus, BC V0R 1K1 Craft brewery, performance venue, event space, community hub, and all-round good time. That’s Riot Brewing. A relatively new addition to the Chemainus area, Riot opened its doors in November 2016 and is fast becoming a staple watering hole and music venue within the … Continued
The Cowichan Region in the spring and summer is a festival and events paradise. The stunning scenery of the valley is the perfect backdrop for festivals of all varieties. Whether you’re looking to camp and enjoy live music, experience unique wine and arts events, or hang out with motoring enthusiasts, there are a wide variety … Continued
By Sheila Nykwist Lucky thing Easter takes place over four days because there are so many activities happening in the Cowichan Region. And you’ll want to attend them all! We’ve put together a list to make it a little easier to plan your schedule this Easter long weekend (March 30 – April 2.) All Aboard! … Continued
Running from June 30th to August 7th, The 39 Days of July Festival is put on by The Duncan Cowichan Festival Society and features a myriad of entertainment.
We live in a pocket that’s home to the warmest year-round temperature anywhere in the country. For this reason, plants and outdoor activities thrive here when the sun comes out! To shed light on the latter, here’s just some of what’s happening this summer.