One Minute Episode 19 – Comox Nautical Days 2016 Edition August 2, 2016
Now in its 57th year the Comox Nautical Days Festival is Comox Valley’s longest running outdoor community festival. Each year dozens community groups, including service clubs, business groups, and not for profit organizations come together to create, what has become, the quintessential community festival.
Comox Nautical Days is proud to support hundreds of local performers, showcasing their remarkable talents including dancers, musicians, comics, clowns, and many more. There are more than 35 scheduled Festival events from pancake breakfasts to the kid’s pet parade, 100 plus arts and crafts booths, boat building events, BC Day Parade and dragon boat races.
Comox Nautical Days embraces our nautical traditions partnering with HMCS Quadra in the annual presentation of the Ceremony of the Flags and the popular ORCA Class ship tours.
The Quality Foods, Festival of Lights Fireworks draws 40,000 plus spectators to Comox Marina Park and along the shores of Comox Valley. It is a dazzling spectacle, choreographed to a musical soundscape and simulcast on a local 97.3 Eagle FM.