Comox’s Filberg Festival postponed until 2021.
Filberg Festival 2021 logo. (Supplied by the Festival Festival)
Another day, another event impacted by COVID-19.
This time, it’s the Filberg Festival in Comox.
Audrey Craig, the President of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park board of directors, confirmed that the festival has been postponed until 2021.
This would have been the 38th year for the festival, which was supposed to happen over the B.C. Day long weekend at the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park.
Craig said she was “saddened” to announce the postponement.
She added that the decision was made due to the pandemic and the extension of the BC government’s measures limiting large gatherings.”
“To our patrons, partners, sponsors and volunteers, we are extremely grateful for your support. Stay safe, stay healthy and we hope see you all at Filberg Festival 2021,” Craig added.
This year’s event would have showcased three days of music outdoors by 45 recording artists and special guests.
It would have also featured an artisan market featuring crafters, jewellers, painters and artisans selected through juried reviews.
Craft beer, wines, ciders and spirits, drum circles, a ukulele workshop, and outdoor yoga were also on the menu.