Cowichan Lake, located on southern Vancouver Island is a pristine, breathtaking spot in the Cowichan Valley. The community here absolutely knows how to put on a great celebration and the Cowichan Lake Days do not disappoint. This year marks the 70th anniversary of this great festival and once we share the lowdown on all that will be going on, you will have your calendar marked off before you are even done looking at the list! Here is a taste of what will be happening June 1-8, 2014:
Soap Box Derby with a new “open class” for anyone ten years old and up.
Road Hockey Tournament—a popular main attraction every year.
Build Bail and Sail Competition—make a two-person boat in two hours with cardboard, duct tape and odds and ends that will race around a designated course.
Wine & Cheese Tasting—to raise funds for the Kaatza Museum, DEOL winery will be providing wonderful local wine paired with Canadian and International cheeses.
Lake Days Dance—this cosmic video dance party will be held at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena.
Mainstage Events—this year will feature Terry Brennan, Mazimba Marimba, Jan Matthews in Overdrive, plus lots of other great exhibitions.
Lake Days Parade—one of the favorite events that brings everyone together.
This will be a week full to the brim of fun for the whole family and a great reason to visit Vancouver Island if you have never come our way. The Prancing Horse Retreat located just twenty minutes north of Victoria is the perfect place to stay while you enjoy the week’s activities. Whether you need one night, two or the whole week, our breathtaking bed and breakfast surrounded by the Olympic Mountains will make your time that much more memorable. Browse our suites to see which one speaks to your style and then contact us at (250) 743-9378 for reservation information.