Maps and Travel

Coombs Fairgrounds
1014 Ford Road
Coombs, BC

Coombs is about the same distance from Qualicum Beach and Parksville on mid Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. See travel info below the map.


Driving on the Island

From the south (Nanaimo – 40 mins, Duncan – 1 hr, Victoria – 2 hrs)
From northbound Hwy 19 take the 4a exit, turn left through the underpass and continue to Coombs. The road to the grounds will be on your left. Watch for signs marking the route.

From the north (Courtenay/Comox – 1 hr, Campbell River – 1.5 hrs)
From southbound Hwy 19, take the Hwy 4 Qualicum Beach/Port Alberni exit and turn right travelling toward Port Alberni. At the lights at the Coombs Junction (the intersection of highways 4 and 4a) turn left onto 4a. The road to the grounds will be on your right, just after the Coombs Market. Watch for signs marking the route.

Ferries to Vancouver Island

If you’re coming from the Canadian mainland or other Gulf islands, see the BC Ferries website.

For ferries from USA to Vancouver Island, see Black Ball Ferry Line website.

Flying to Vancouver Island

Harbour Air Seaplanes and Seair Seaplanes offer commercial service between Vancouver and Nanaimo.

Other airports on the island include Qualicum Beach, Comox, Duncan, Victoria (International), Port Alberni, Campbell River, and Tofino. (full list)