Vancouver Island MusicFest

A diverse music festival featuring world-class performers from around the globe with interactive workshops, and more.

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Location: Comox, British Columbia

The Comox Valley is well known as a destination for those looking to enjoy the hot summers, packed with markets, farm-to-table food and fantastic scenery. But thanks to the Vancouver Island Music Fest, the region is also now known for attracting some of the biggest bands in the world. It’s a truly unique musical experience.

Three days jammed with everything from bluegrass to blues, reggae to folk, indie rock to rockabilly and from country to hip-hop and spoken word.  Read all about the little big festival here. The atmosphere will be electric at the Vancouver Island MusicFest.

Spend a glorious three days and nights listening to roots and world music from across Canada and around the world. Six stages, with more than 75 concerts and workshops, onsite riverside camping, kids activities, eco-education areas, workshops, crafts and local food. 

Featured Artists

Headliners for the Vancouver Island Music Fest for 2023 include:

  • Sarah McLachlan

  • Rickie Lee Jones

  • Al Qahwa

  • Dave Alvine and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones

  • Blue & Gold

  • Bros Landreth

  • Roy Forbes

  • The Paperboys

For a complete list of performances, check out the official Vancouver Island MusicFest site.



Adult Weekend Pass - $240
Senior Weekend pass - $230
Youth $150 plus tax 
Tickets on sale now. Visit the Ticket Page for more information.

More Information

The Fairgrounds can accommodate a diverse crowd, with new wheelchair access routes in shaded areas, changes in the parking program and accessible camping sites, VIMF has excellent footprint reduction initiatives such as innovative biodegradable beer cups, and there are several educational activities and programs for all ages.