UPDATE on Salish Sea Festival: A Week of Lanterns

Plans are coming together for this fabulous island-wide celebration of light! 

Latest news:

  • Lantern Kits can now be purchased in person at Courtenay & District Museum, and Comox Valley Art Gallery during their regular hours. Simple Jellyfish kits are $10.
  • Giant Wearable Puppet Workshop on August 5, 6 & 7 in Cumberland – click here for Pay What You Can Registration (these techniques can easily apply to lantern making)
  • Lantern-making workshops & drop-ins are coming together with CVAG (Aug 18), Courtenay Museum (TBA), Black Creek Community Centre (TBA) and possibly more. Stay Tuned.
  • August 14 in Downtown Courtenay is “Chalk the Block” on Duncan Commons – there will be lantern making and other fun, too!
  • Everyone is encouraged to create and display lanterns! It’s a fun thing to do as a family or neighbourhood!
  • Businesses in Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland are invited and encouraged to join in!
  • Plan a neighbourhood Parade!

Follow us on Facebook & Instagram while we ramp up. Still more details coming soon!

We’ve got a new resource page that we’ll keep updated as plans progress. VIEW IT HERE.


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