venues

02. Riverside Park

A lovely patch of green in the heart of downtown! This is our laidback, relaxing space where you never know WHAT might happen! Refill your …Read on →

Fiction Clothing Opening A Tribute to the Arts

Celebrating its one year anniversary with its official grand opening, Fiction Clothing is hosting a circus-themed event this Saturday May 5th in honour of Elevate …Read on →

Affiliate Venues & Events

These cool events are all running concurrently with Elevate the Arts… please check them out! (details will be added as we receive them) Avalanche Comedy …Read on →

08. Upper Elks Hall

The Valley’s renowned jazz venue rises to the occasion for Elevate the Arts! With the enthusiastic participation of the Georgia Strait Jazz Society, we’re delighted …Read on →

15. Courtenay Library

Nature and the Arts is a running theme at the Courtenay Library with amazing kids programming in the morning with Our Big Earth media Co., …Read on →

20. Leung’s (Upper 5th St)

Two divergent art shows here! Technology meets tenure… Pull out your iPhone, Mobile Phone, and Any Camera Phone!  Join Artist and iPhone Photographer Brenda Johima in the …Read on →

04. Photo Walk with Karen McKinnon

Award-winning local photographer, [intlink id="624" type="post"]Karen McKinnon[/intlink], leads a meander through the streets of downtown Courtenay with camera in hand. If you’ve been seeking a …Read on →

19. Elevate Express! with Comox Valley Transit Service

Jump on the Elevate Express! We’ll have on-the-bus entertainment running throughout the day. Hop on! (Regular fares apply, but you can bring & play your …Read on →

21. Creech House Tour & Carving Demos

Creech House, 443 4th Street, will be open for tours and to display some of the cedar carvings of [intlink id="1768" type="post"]Roger Friesen[/intlink]. Roger will …Read on →

17. Art Alchemy Studio Gallery

Our Live Art venue, just a little way off the beaten track. 3 sessions of Dynamic Figure Drawing will take place over the course of …Read on →

16. Union Street Grill & Grotto

Chill out in the funky lounge of one of the favourite gathering places of “Upper 5th Street”. Owners Mark and Danielle are big supporters of …Read on →

14. CVAG Studio (aka The Cellar)

The CVAG Studio (affectionately know at ETA as “The Cellar”) is the basement level of the Comox Valley Art Gallery. This ‘undergound’ venue comes to …Read on →

01. The Bridge – Daytime

Dance to your HeARTS Content at The Bridge “Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars, let me see what spring is …Read on →

13. Comox Valley Art Gallery

In the Plaza and in the Gallery…  We’re making the most of what CVAG has to offer! Come check out the incredible array of arts …Read on →

06. The Sid Plaza

Stop by and visit the booths from local arts and culture organizations and find out cool ways to engage the arts in the Comox Valley. …Read on →

18. Courtenay Museum & Archives

Writers, readers, watchers, listeners… come explore the museum in a whole new light. A “Elevate Writers Festival” is flanked on both sides by film projects …Read on →

11. ARTinACTION Alley – between 4th & 5th Streets

The alley of creative action where YOU can play, experiment, get a little messy and have a whole lot of fun with the whole family. …Read on →

10. Simms Alley – between 5th & 6th Streets

Simms Alley comes to life with on site screen printing, sculpture, kids craft activities, painters, radical puppet theatre and more! Join us between 5th and …Read on →

12. Mudsharks Plaza – Piano Corner

There will be an outdoor acoustic piano and some great entertainment scheduled from 10-4:00pm. In between scheduled performers we invite you to take part in …Read on →

09. Underground Craft Fair (Lower Elks Hall)

Peruse the edgy, challenging and unusual offerings of the ‘Underground Craft Fair’ taking place 11am – 7pm in the Lower Elks Hall, with access from …Read on →

03. The Muir Gallery

Come down to the beautiful riverside to the Muir Gallery for a collection of 3 community exhibits and a very special workshop event with acclaimed …Read on →

05. Joe’s Garage

A full day of music & merriment for all ages on Joe’s Garage stage…  Milo & Joe’s Garage are a vital part of the independent …Read on →

01. The Bridge – Nighttime

Wrap up a wonderful day with us! An all out world-beat, too-much-fun, dance-your-ass-off wrap party with The Boom Booms! The fun starts at 10pm! The …Read on →

07. Zocalo

Great coffee and interesting food complement this ETA venue Come check out the photo show on the walls, and catch amazing singer/songwriters all afternoon. We …Read on →

22. Wallfarmers Gallery

wallfarmers dot ca began as a website supporting emerging and established urban, lowbrow underground artists who defy the boundaries of the straight edge culture. We …Read on →