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Nov 25 - Dec 9, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture| Food

The Vermilion Wnter Fair celebrates everything white and wonderful. See the schedule below for the dates and times of the various events. You don't want to miss out on the Sno-Pitch Tournament - and no, they won't be throwing snowballs. The ball season isn't over just because there's snow on the ground.

Nov 18 - Jan 2, 2017
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Sports

Carve some early season turns, catch the Lake Louise World Cup, enjoy the magic of Christmas, decorate cookies, take an old-fashioned wagon ride or watch the Santa Claus Parade of Lights down Banff's main street.

Jan 14, 2017
Nakiska, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Calling all winter enthusiasts! Join your fellow corduroy rippers, powder chasers and ski scene lovers nationwide. Buy your tickets and ski at participating resorts for just $15, redeemable on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. #NATIONALSKIDAY

Jan 13 - Jan 22, 2017
Sun Peaks Resort, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

Literally, nowhere else offers a showcase of skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and other outdoor recreation liberally blended with wineries of the Okanagan. This is apres-ski taken to new heights.

Jan 28, 2017
Calgary, AB
Sports

Head to WinSport Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, to welcome the world’s best freestyle mogul skiers. This group of young athletes will be competing in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup, presented by the Waterloo Innovation Network.  

Jan 12 - Jan 31, 2017
Jasper, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music| Sports

It's not difficult to find something fun and exciting to do in Jasper during this annual winter wonderland celebration. With three themed weeks, the little town of Jasper is sure to inspire as well as excite the masses.

Jan 13 - Feb 6, 2017
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music| Sports

Banff National Park is the cool place to be this winter – in more ways than one! Celebrate the wonders of this exciting season with SnowDays, a fun-filled month of heart pumping, mid-week activities and weekend festivals jam-packed with adventures of all kinds.

Feb 25 - Mar 5, 2017
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

With car racing, snowmobile drags, and motorcycle and quad races, this is a family event with lots to see and do throughout the whole weekend. 

Mar 3 - Mar 5, 2017
Fernie, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music| Sports

Every once and a while we get to spend time with SuperHeroes, you know those people who leave you standing taller and eyes more wide open.  Fernie, British Columbia has a superhero and his name is Griz.  Fernie, named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of North America’s top party towns, hosts a festival every year in honour of their superhero.  That festival is called Griz Days, and the event is legendary.    

Dec 1 - Dec 4, 2016
Baldy Mountain Resort
Music| Sports

Get back to Baldy with the First Chair Festival, December 1-4th, 2016

Nov 17 - Nov 27, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Arts & Culture

Enjoy a self-guided walk in beautiful Cedar B.C. Followed by the annual Kris Kringle Craft Market. Explore over 100 local artisans featuring handmade crafts for all.

Nov 25 - Nov 27, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture

It’s hard to ignore an event that kicks of the Christmas season with something called the Teddy Bear Disco.

Nov 25, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture| Food

Savor Vermilion is a showcase of the local food and beverage scene bringing tasty creations to the public and mixing it up with some of the praireis best local talent and entertainment. 

Nov 10 - Nov 20, 2016
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture| Music| Sports

Whistler brings out a Cornucopia of the finest in British Columbia cuisine and wine. Local and regional restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries, chefs and producers are featured in the premier gourmand gathering of the west coast. With a countless number of wine and food events, the 17th annual celebration has something for every palate.

Nov 19 - Nov 20, 2016
Fraser Valley, BC
Arts & Culture

Bald eagles migrate every fall to Fraser Valley to feast on fish carcasses. For the 18th year the community celebrates the largest gathering of bald eagles in the world and eagle enthusiasts learn a lot about the North American bald eagle.

Oct 29 - Nov 7, 2016
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture

A nine day tectonic shift where the world's best mountain films, books, and speakers come together to share their mountain inspirations

Sep 24 - Nov 6, 2016
Radium Hot Springs, BC
Arts & Culture| Sports

Come fall, love is in the air around Radium. That's when the resident bighorn sheep start getting really frisky - to the point where they engage in some spirited headbutting. The town embraces the amorous season with two fun events -  The Headbanger's Trail Challenge in September and the Headbanger's Festival (The Rut not the Run) in November. 

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
Jasper, AB
Arts & Culture

Celebrating Jasper's distinction as the largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve in the world, the Jasper Dark Sky Festival has themed events and activities in and around Jasper.

Oct 29, 2016
Cranbrook, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

Cue the screeching cats and cackling witches and come enjoy one of the biggest Halloween events in Western Canada at Fort Steele. It doesn't get more real than this because this a true historic ghost town, with authentic haunted houses. Bring the kids to trick or treat, hear live music, fireworks, and get ready to meet some folks from the past. 

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The one and only Science Fiction & Fantasy festival in Edmonton, Alberta is a time every fall where the geeks of Edmonton can celebrate their passion together!

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2016
Gibsons, BC
Arts & Culture

The name says “crawl” but you better put on some comfy walking shoes for the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl. This event presented by the Coast Cultural Alliance, links the artists, studios and art stores 156 kilometres from Gibsons to Lund. 

Oct 21 - Oct 22, 2016
Lloydminster, AB
Sports

Get ready to watch some of Canada's finest bull riders duke it out to be named Bull Riders Canada's champion.

Sep 5 - Oct 12, 2016
Lake Louise, AB
Arts & Culture

Fall is unbelievably spectacular. Don’t miss the opportunity to hike through the golden larch trees, a stunning contrast to the dramatic Canadian Rockies, evergreen valleys and turquoise-blue lakes. Sign up for a guided hike or bike adventure to learn about the history, flora and fauna of Lake Louise, or take a wilderness horseback trip like early explorers who opened up the rugged west.

Oct 8 - Oct 10, 2016
Gabriola Island
Arts & Culture

Head to gorgeous Gabriola Island near Nanaimo this Thanksgiving and indulge in the arts. Every year, more artists move to the Isle of the Arts, continuing to make Gabriola Island one of the artists hot spots in the Gulf Islands. 

Sep 29 - Oct 9, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

This festival is proud to have been called one of Canada's best small festivals. The Spring Wine Festival has wine, food & entertainment for all during grape budbreak in the Okanagan. Stay for a day, two days, or a whole week and get a taste for the Okanagan wine.

Sep 29 - Oct 8, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Film Festival... international, independent and eye-opening. This Festival is about 'discovery'. They strive to uncover cinematic gems and celebrate unique new voices in independent filmmaking. EIFF is about films and the people who make them.

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture

The Government of Alberta designated Vermilion a host for celebrating Alberta Culture Days.  Plans are in full force for an awesome three days, including an incredible day of Art in the Park.

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
Tofino, BC
Sports

An all-women event as surfers hit the waves and show their best in the annual surf competition. A lead-up event, awards banquet, and movie premier happen around the competition days.

Sep 21 - Oct 2, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture

The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is a 12-day celebration of visual arts and cinema, screening more than 200 multi-genre films from more than 100 countries and highlighted by a series of gala events, awards ceremonies, and special presentations. 

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2016
Lethbridge
Food| Music

Lethbridge brings a brimming stein of German culture to Western Canada during its Munich-styled Oktoberfest. Yes, there will be beer and schnitzel and sausages, but also the rousing European sounds of the lederhosen-clad band, Alpen Shatz.

Sep 25 - Oct 1, 2016
Medicine Hat, AB
Food

Celebrate Medicine Hat's local producers and restaurants and indulge in delicious foods found in the Southeast corner of Alberta. 

Oct 1, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture

Vermilion shows its true colours during the annual Art in the Park during the Cultural Days celebration this fall. Sign up for the art competition or watch as the artists create new works.

Sep 23 - Sep 25, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
Arts & Culture

Participate in one of 30 hikes, talks or workshops to learn about the wildlife in the park. Learn about the bears in Waterton on a hike, such as this one, “Poop, Paw and Pathways.” Or, learn to take stunning wildlife photos. 

Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

A premium tasting event that began in Vancouver years ago, the Hopscotch Festival is now rooted in Kelowna's event calendar.

May 13 - Sep 23, 2016
Whistler, BC
Food| Music

Every Tuesday night, the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre takes groups on tour around the award-winning building. Inside the building, people become immersed in the history and traditions of the Squamish and Lil'Wat tribes. Kids and adults can interact with  artifacts such as a cedar canoe and drums, and throughout the tour the guide shares legendary stories. 

Sep 12 - Sep 22, 2016
Tofino, BC
Arts & Culture

The festival showcases traditional and contemporary wood carvings with exhibits, delicious food, and family programs and demonstrations. There's even a chance to carve your own canoe or paddle.

Sep 16 - Sep 19, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Arts & Culture

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark – or shall we say something good is at the harbour of Nanaimo. Stop by the Pioneer Waterfront Plaza from September 16 through 19 for performances of two of Shakespeare’s best plays at Nanaimo’s annual Shakespeare by the Sea.  

Sep 14 - Sep 18, 2016
Whistler, BC
Food

We beer-drinking mountain folk all know the glorious feeling of drinking cold beer after a great day on the ski hill, or after hiking, nay, conquering a great mountain in the summer heat. Whistler Village is pouring pints from nearly 30 different breweries in one single day, so don't miss this chance to sample hundreds of brews, just please drink responsibly.

Sep 16 - Sep 18, 2016
Pender Harbour, BC
Music

Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2016
Victoria, BC
Food| Music

Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2016
Nelson, BC
Arts & Culture| Sports

Nelson, B.C. also known as the Heritage City for good reason, is the place to be on the second weekend of September. That's when the 10th annual Queen City Cruise, showcasing classic cars takes place. The weekend includes the 'Cardi-Gras,' a city-wide event, a parade, soap derby and more  

Sep 10, 2016
Cranbrook, BC
Sports

"Be prepared for amazing views and a memorable ride"  Cranbrook is a biking mecca for many reasons and for all levels. You can take the family biking on a paved trail from Cranbrook to Kimberley on the 26-kilometre North Star Rails to Trails paved trail.

Sep 3 - Sep 5, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

Here’s a triathlon with a twist. The Triple ‘R’ Triathlon held at Kikino Silver Birch Resort near Lac La Biche includes running, riding and rowing — and that’s riding a horse and rowing a canoe! Competitors of all ages can enter in the solo competition or as a team of four. 

Sep 3 - Sep 4, 2016
Vernon, BC
Sports

The Kalamalka Classic is back, on beautiful Kalamalka Lake, just minutes from Vernon, B.C., - and that's something to celebrate! Featuring events for all ages, recreational and competitive, it's the kind of event that combines both competitive sport with the Aloha of the Okanagan region. Choose from a vareity of events throughout the weekend.

Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
Powell River, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Head to Powell River for two days of terrific music, coastal views, food and special events.

Jun 15 - Aug 30, 2016
Salmon Arm, BC
Arts & Culture

Every Wednesday evening a gathering of lawn chairs and blankets crowd Salmon Arm's Marine Park for musical concerts. Everything from jazz to rock, and from folk to funk, reggae to rythm and blues will be heard from the gazebo.  

Aug 27 - Aug 28, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Sports

The annual festival is gearing up to be one of the best Dragon Boat festivals of the year. It will attract hundreds of families and individuals from all over to participate or cheer on the teams. This year, Kelowna Dragon Boat Club has six boats to make the races even more thrilling.

Aug 26 - Aug 28, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Music

That old song had it all wrong when it said, "There ain't no cure for the summertime blues." They hadn't heard of the Summertime Blues Festival held annually in Nanaimo.

Aug 25 - Aug 28, 2016
Nelson, BC
Sports

For 18 years this festival has existed to honour the memory of Cam Alexander, an avid cyclist who tragically lost his life in a biking accident. This year, the festival is reaching out to the community of Nelson to get back in the saddle. The festival is for competitive and recreational riders. Pump up your bike tires, oil the chain, and make sure your brakes are in order, because there'll be lots of riding.

Aug 26 - Aug 28, 2016
Bonnyville, AB
Music| Sports

Head to the Bonnyville rodeo grounds for a one -of-a-kind festival! The extreme mudfest brings three days of high octane machines along with two days of amazing music. Enjoy camping, vendors, music and mud at this fun for all ages event.

Aug 23 - Aug 27, 2016
Lethbridge, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Whoop-Up Days is an annual festival, exhibition, and rodeo held in Lethbridge, Alberta, for five days in the last full week of August.

Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2016
Taber, AB
Food

Taber is famous for their corn, and they celebrate the harvest with an annual two day festival.

Aug 27, 2016
Elkwater, AB
Sports

There really isn’t a battle, that’s just the name of the creek that originates in Cypress Hills near Medicine Hat, Alberta. It;s actually a friendly mountain bike race with 70 of your favourite downhill grinders casually riding their mountain bikes along the slopes of Cypress Hills.  

Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Arts & Culture

Come to Lac La Biche for some great entertainment during the Hylo/Venice Harvest Days. The festival centres around the horticultural show which features hundreds of plants and flowers. There will be a parade, but the great thing about small-town parades, is that anyone can join. Make a float, decorate your bike, wagon or quad.

Aug 18 - Aug 27, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food

Within GlobalFest is the OneWorld Festival, the Firework's Festival, the Night Market and hundreds of thousands of people, local and tourists of different cultures coming together to celebrate the cultural diversity within Calgary's communities. GlobalFest's mandate as a not-for-profit society is to produce an inclusive, world class, multi-faceted arts and culture festival that celebrates and showcases cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities and across the globe.

Jun 12 - Aug 22, 2016
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Get your artistic fix at the The Banff Summer Arts Festival. Most events take place at the Banff Centre. There are concerts, dance performances and literary events almost every day of the week. 

Aug 20 - Aug 21, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture

Celebrations at Camrose Founders Days Festival will mark 100 year milestones for many Camrose organizations. Daily activities take place Downtown on Main Street, Camrose Centennial Museum and the Camrose Railway Station Museum & Park. At Founders Square they will honour several Founders with plaques added to the walls of the fountain.

Jul 1 - Aug 21, 2016
Sun Peaks, BC
Music

Only 45 minutes from Kamloops, 4.5 hours from Vancouver and a beautiful seven-hour drive from Calgary, you'll find the perfect destination for a weekend of music and festival fun.

Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Fesival organizers (Blues International) have worked hard at bringing the best in the blues to you at the sonically superior and party friendly Heritage Amphitheatre. Plans are well underway and they have booked a great cross section of newcomers, veterans, legends, award winners and blues heavyweights to fill the hole in your soul this summer!

Aug 11 - Aug 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival August 11-21, 2016. Fringe Theatre Adventures (FTA) has donned their bell-bottoms, pulled up their tube socks and wistfully gone back to the era of record stores and jumpsuits. Get swept up in what it means to be fringed and confused with a ‘throwback’ to our early years. 

Aug 11 - Aug 21, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Arts & Culture

There is nothing like a hearty laugh and the folks at the Nanaimo Fringe will provide a constant supply, along with a good dose of tears, moans, chuckles and cheers at the 6th annual Nanaimo Fringe from August 11-21, 2016. 

Aug 20 - Aug 21, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

This annual event is a mud-flinging, wheel-spinning, adrenaline-filled good time. Come watch the drivers tackle the mud pits at this Canadian Mud Racing Organization-sanctioned mud bog event. Within the CMRO racing community, we've been told that Plamondon’s Mud Bog event is a "do-not-miss" on the mud bog circuit. 

Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2016
Fort Saint James, BC
Music

The MoM (formerly known as Music on the Mountain) is an annual music and arts festival featuring original and independent music and art from all over B.C., Canada and around the world.

Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2016
Salmon Arm, BC
Music

Salmon Arm is the centre of the action in the interior bringing thousand to the quiet little town on the shores of Shushwap Lake. Mid-August, the annual Roots & Blues Festival brings in a deep pool of talent, and with always a few surprises and blasts from the past. With more than 30 acts, including John Oates, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and mellow man Rocky Lawrence taking to the stage, it’s going to be a great weekend.

Aug 18 - Aug 20, 2016
Ucluelet, BC
Music

Get into a coastal state of mind for the annual Otalith Festival. More than 20 acts and DJs take to the outdoor stage in the tiny, vibrant town of Ucluelet. Expect garage rock, hip hop, indie, folk and anything else you’d care to dance to — all with the stunning backdrop of the forest, coast and deep blue Pacific surrounding Vancouver Island. While you enjoy the music, your ticket helps support two local initiatives, the Ucluelet Aquarium and Pacific Wild.

Aug 20, 2016
Hinton, AB
Sports

It's not about finishing first, but rather having fun and raising money for good causes. The 4th annual Run in the Rockies gives runners of all abilities a chance to check out the sport. Try anything from 1 to 21 kilometres.  

Aug 20, 2016
Castle Mountain, AB
Food| Music| Sports

Castle Mountain's Annual Huckleberry Festival is a full-day family event that attracts more than 300 people each year to come enjoy music and entertainment, a pig roast, and ride the chairlift to some of the best Huckleberry picking around.

Aug 18 - Aug 20, 2016
Calgary, AB
Music

Calgary ReggaeFest's Main Stage event isn’t just for Reggae fans. It’s a full day family event that transcends racial, cultural and musical boundaries. With live performances from Canadian and international Reggae artistes, ReggaeFest features a beer garden, separate youth area, and plenty of arts & crafts. Or get a taste of Reggae culture from the many food vendors.

Aug 12 - Aug 15, 2016
Medicine Hat, AB
Arts & Culture

A uniquely colourful weekend for all ages in downtown Medicine Hat featuring art, music, and some of the most talented chalk artists in the world.

Aug 14, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Each year on the second Sunday in August, the streets of Marda Loop come alive with the New Orleans-themed Marda Gras Street Festival. This one-day free public event includes the sights and sounds of New Orleans, with its purple, green and gold pageantry and featuring Jazz, Rhythm, Blues and Zydeco music, street level acts, a variety of cultural performers.

Aug 11 - Aug 14, 2016
Sechelt, BC
Arts & Culture

Just a quick ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, the Sunshine Coast offers stunning views of the Strait of Georgia and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. As one of the staples in the community, the festival’s 2016 edition happens Aug. 11-14 an d promises to take attendees on a literary journey during the entire weekend and beyond. 

Aug 12 - Aug 14, 2016
Dunster, BC
Music

Ever wondered what a music festival would look like in your own front yard? Well, wonder no more and attend the Robson Valley Music Festival this Aug. 14 to 16. Located in the gorgeous Raush Valley between the Rocky and Cariboo mountains, this intimate, artistic musical gathering is described by organizer, and host, Shara Gustafson as, “The wickedest little festival that could.”

Aug 13 - Aug 14, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Come to Sir Winston Churchill Square, the heart of Edmonton's downtown core and share the beauty of Latin heritage, experience the tastes, sites and sounds of the Hispanic culture. Dance, sing, eat and learn about the diverse communities that make up Edmonton's Vibrant Latin Community.

Aug 12 - Aug 13, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Food| Music

Love hot sunny days and a cold craft beer? How about music to go along with it? If you answered yes, you're going to love Longwoodstock in Nanaimo on August 12th & 13th 2016

Aug 12 - Aug 13, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Get ready to rock in Hawrelak Park this August during the Edmonton Rock Music Festival. The two-day event will feature rock legends, Dr. Hook, The Stampeders, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and more. Enjoy the beer garden, food vendors, and merchandise tents along with the summery vibe. 

Aug 10 - Aug 13, 2016
Canada’s Mormon Trail Communities
Arts & Culture

Step into Southern Alberta's colourful past during the 2016 Chautauqua Revival. Hosted by four towns along Canada's Mormon Trail, from Aug. 10-13, the theme is "Footprints in the West. Vistors will get to explore the pioneering days of the Mormons settling in these rural communities. Stirling, Magrath, Raymond and Cardston will each host a day of family-friendly activities focusing on entertainment, education and inspiration.      

Aug 12 - Aug 13, 2016
Fernie, BC
Music

The Wapiti Music is all about one thing. Incredible Canadian Indie music. For it's fifth year, the festival opens its doors to class acts such as The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Lovecoast, Close Talker, Mounties and more! Some new, up and coming bands will hit the stage as well as seasoned veterans for this one of a kind festival. No matter the band, you'll be sure to find something to groove to.

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Come celebrate Caribbean culture at the annual three-day Cariwest - Caribbean Arts Festival! Downtown Edmonton explodes with spectacular costumes, vibrant Caribbean musical rhythms, street theatre and enticing cuisine. Take in the night time extravaganza and costume judging, the Cariwest Parade through downtown, and the cultural fair in Churchill Square.  

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
Sun Peaks Resort, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Art, design, music and movies come together at Sun Peaks for a celebration of all things nature and sustainability during the Green Art Festival. A diverse combination of visual artists will showcase their eco-mindfulness. The festival will not only include paintings, scupture and music, but also outdoor movie experiences and a wine tasting.

Aug 6 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music| Sports

It’s been too long but finally Edmonton welcomes back the airshow. The Villeneuve Airport, just a short drive north west of Edmonton, will host the Edmonton Airshow from Aug. 22 - 23. Much of the entertainment is in the air where pilots do manoeuvres that send chills up your spine.

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
Kananaskis Country, AB
Sports

  The Kananaskis Whitewater Festival promises a rollicking good time. The festival attracts pros, intermediates and beginners, male and female and all ages. Watch the pros navigate the rapids, sign up for a beginner whitewater clinic or standup paddle boarding lesson. 

Aug 4 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Beginning in 1980 with one staff member and 300 volunteers, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has grown and matured into one of the leading folk festivals in the world. Now boasting a volunteer force of over 2,000, the festival ins a not-for-profit society dedicated to bringing in the best of folk music from around the world.

Aug 6, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Music

Take a seat by the seaside on Aug. 6 in Nanaimo and be serenaded by the Vancouver Island Symphony and guest artists at Maffeo Sutton Park.

Aug 6, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Afrikadey! specifically focuses on the talent, energy and innovation of young people of African descent who are actively striving to improve and open the lines of communication between different cultures. Afrikadey! again introduces Calgary audiences to a captivating array of African-inspired sights, sounds, and flavours. With capoeira, dance, and drum performances all around, no matter where you are. If you are right up by the stage you will be enjoying a full schedule of top-notch musical entertainment as well. 

Jul 29 - Aug 6, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture

Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals in the world. The second-largest Fringe Festival is in Edmonton, Alberta , and draws nearly 800,000 attendees a year!

Aug 2 - Aug 6, 2016
St Albert, AB
Music| Sports

Rock'n August is an international car show and music festival, taking place in St. Albert, AB. The event often showcases more than 550 classic car entries into the event and more than 50,000 people attending, making Rock'n August one of the largest events to take place in the province of Alberta.

Aug 6, 2016
Burnaby, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

The Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival has attracted festival-goers of all ages for its soulful lineup of music by some exceptional artists. Set in beautiful Deer Lake Park, the festival is in its 14th year and just keeps getting better.

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2016
Canmore, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Adhering to a philosophy and legacy of pure folk, world, blues, and roots music, the festival since 1978 has attracted up to 15,000 music fans annually from across southern Alberta, western Canada, the northwestern USA and indeed the world.

Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2016
Strathmore, AB
Music| Sports

Since 1966 Strathmore has been hosting the annual stampede is back for another year. Break out your boots, belt buckles and cowboy hats and check out the local atmosphere. Don't miss the Tradeshow, for arts and crafts and unique, handmade wares.

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Servus Heritage Festival 2016 marks the 41st annual of this premier three-day showcase of Canada’s vibrant multicultural heritage. It will feature 60 pavilions representing more than 85 cultures from around the world.

Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2016
Wells, BC
Music

Expect the unexpected. The small community of Wells, B.C. has always been rich  in arts and culture. Artists have travelled from across the country to this little mountain town to take in the beautiful setting and get inspired. This four-day outdoor and indoor event is designed to show visitors what Wells is all about. Enjoy the weekend see original art by passionate artists and get to know the local folks. Just on the doorstep of Wells are nature trails and historical sites.

Jul 28 - Aug 1, 2016
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture

Whistler opens its doors this summer for a five day experience like no other. Wanderlust Whistler will feature an incredible lineup of some of the world’s best yoga teachers, musicians, meditation instructors and performing artists.

Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2016
Comox, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

Enjoy everything Comox B.C. has to offer at the Filberg Festival. Walk through beautiful gardens, rustic buildings and gorgeous views of Comox Harbour and the Coastal Mountain Ranges.

Jul 22 - Jul 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Enjoyed by thousands of people, K Days (formerly known as Capital Ex) is 10 days of fun. During the heart of summer, the grounds at Northlands are transformed into an arena of endless games, rides, entertainment, concerts, shopping, food and family activities. Thrill-seekers spin-out on the crazy rides and midway games, families get up and on their feet with daily children’s performances and the playful activities at Kids Town and The Farm.  

Jul 28 - Jul 31, 2016
Merritt, BC
Music

Get ready for four days of country music in a spectacular rolling ranchlands landscape, with big name acts: Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich and the list goes on. Dust off your cowboy boots, or wear your favourite flip-flops, it's that kind of relaxed atmosphere. Along with the music, there are food vendors, helicopter tours, a party zone and plenty of space to camp.

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Arts & Culture

Lac La Biche's premiere community event has loads of fun things to see and do. There's something for everyone including a midway, Family Fun Friday, fish derby with over $15,000 in prizs, ball tournaments, triathalon, parade, cultural displays and performances and socials, not to mention a great amusement park to be enjoyed by all!

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Kamloops, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

The Kamloops pow wow is one of the largest in Western Canada and celebrates its 37 th year in August. About 20,000 people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, are expected to attend over the three-day event, which boasts a substantial $77,000 total competition purse.

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

The Lac La Biche Agricultural Society presents a weekend of country fair events and the Roughstock Rodeo. Wear your country fashion and try the local country atmosphere. Check out the farmer's market for fresh produce, and the arts and craft sale for unique and handmade wares.  

Jul 30 - Jul 31, 2016
Mallaig, AB
Arts & Culture

Haying in the 30's is held on the August long weekend, celebrating the olden days of farming.  Take a walk around the Mallaig grounds and see what it was like to be a farmer in the 1930s

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Sun Peaks, BC
Arts & Culture

It's the weekend to truly appreciate the colourful mountain flowers that decorate the alpine environment. It's a great weekend and it's free for families to enjoy on the B.C. Day long weekend.

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Kaslo, BC
Music

Kaslo's relaxed and cheerful vibe is elevated even further when the floating stage takes over Kootenay Lake's beach. Dynamic and talented musicians from all over the world will perform jazz, blues, funk, rock, folk and world music for three days. It's a music event for all ages.

Jul 28 - Jul 31, 2016
Camrose, AB
Music

 Join concert-goers from around the globe who make the yearly pilgrimage to a 400-acre mini pop-up village created each year in Camrose, Alberta. It’s an amazing sight and what makes it extra-special is the neighbourly feel that abounds.

Jul 30 - Jul 31, 2016
Red Deer, AB
Arts & Culture

CentreFest is the largest, most affordable, most accessible festival in central Albera with over 28,000 attendees during the festival.

Jul 30, 2016
Grande Cache, AB
Sports

During the August long weekend each year, extreme athletes, individually and in relays, push themselves to the limits of their endurance against the breathtaking background of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. 

Jul 21 - Jul 30, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Food

A Taste of Edmonton Festival is one of the city’s most popular festivals, with 500,000 people attending it every year. Entering its 28th year, A Taste of Edmonton is a dazzling array of tastes and sounds that fill Churchill Square, and it reflects the vitality and dynamism of the city.

Jul 23 - Jul 30, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Food| Music

Come and celebrate 25 years of the Honda Celebration of Light in Vancouver this summer. With amazing fireworks displays, incredible music, food and more. The 2015 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night, rain or shine, on the 25th, 29th and 1st. Be treated to fireworks displays by teams from China, Brazil and Canada. Also enjoy "Shorefest" a music festival which will be taking place during the celebration of light.

Jul 28 - Jul 30, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Food| Music

The Annual Vermilion Fair is presented by the Vermilion Agriculture Society. Events include a parade, trade show, animal judging, pony chuckwagon and chariot races, entertainment and agricultural/horticultural displays. Each year several thousand exhibitors showcase their talents in a friendly competitive spirit.

Jul 30, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

It's all about having fun in the sun with this year's Inglewood Sunfest!  This year event organizers are adding more things to see and do, plus they'll still have all the favorite activities for the whole family.  Join the community of Inglewood from 11 am to 5 pm as the street comes alive with performers, vendors, and  fantastic food.

Jul 21 - Jul 24, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Music| Sports

The first Great International World Championship Bathtub Race took place in Nanaimo BC in 1967, this year marks the 50th year of the races. The Great International World Championship Bathtub Race runs every July in Nanaimo BC, and sees competitors from across Canada, the United States and even as far away as Australia and New Zealand, making it truly an international event.

Jul 21 - Jul 24, 2016
Bonnyville, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

The Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championships, brought to you by the World Pro Chuckwagon Association and the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo Association. This event features a "half mile of hell" - where 36 chuckwagon drivers will compete in 9 heats of 4 Chuckwagons per heat over the course of the Championships.

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2016
Evansburg, AB
Music

For its 20th anniversary the Sasquatch Gathering is returning to  Rangeton Park, AB  from July 22-24 2016  

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Coming back, this music festival's goal is to bring as many artists as possible onto one stage in one weekend.

Jul 8 - Jul 24, 2016
Drumheller, AB
Arts & Culture

An incredibly captivating play tells the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection within a natural outdoor amphitheatre.

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2016
Alert Bay, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of events in Alert Bay. The all-weekend event held along the waterfront celebrates summer with art, local music, talent contests, a fishing derby, kids zone, fitness challenge and more. 

Jul 23, 2016
Okotoks, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Be a part of the taste of Okotoks. This fun new event will showcase the delicious food of the Okotoks area. The pedestrian-friendly event offers live music, great eats, a variety of artists, family fun with face painting and more. Other activities throughout the day include, boutique shopping from local artisans and entertainment. 

Jul 23, 2016
Powell River, BC
Food| Music

The Powell River Sea Fair is Powell River's longest running festival celebrating 52 years. Full of entertainment and attractions, there are midway rides, music, food, entertainment along the beautiful coastal setting of the Sunshine Coast. Must-attend events include, a fishing derby, parade, canoe race and talent contest.

Jul 23, 2016
Prince George, BC
Arts & Culture

At high noon, on July 23rd the dead will awaken at Prince George City Hall. Zombies have invaded and will they will weave a path along the streets where bloody participants can practice their best moans for “braaaaaains”

Jul 16 - Jul 18, 2016
White Rock, BC
Sports

The 35th annual Tour de White Rock brings world class cycle races, the children's bike parade, and the popular block-party to residents and visitors in the seaside community of White Rock.

Jun 21 - Jul 17, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Since 1989, Free Will Players have brought Shakespeare’s heart-stopping romances, chilling tragedies and side-splitting comedies to Hawrelak Park. As a staple of Edmonton's festival season, the FSF offers great summer nights, shelter from storms under the amphitheatre tent, and the magic of the Bard as it was meant to be seen: in Edmonton's beautiful river valley

Jul 8 - Jul 17, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival was the first of its kind in North America. Now in its 29th year, it is known worldwide for its amazing artists and generous audiences. Since 1984, almost four million people have played in the streets and shared a laugh with us at StreetFest.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Fort Macleod, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

South Country Fair is a peaceful and rural music and arts festival that happens every year just outside Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Boyle, AB
Music| Sports

Head to Boyle for the annual rodeo. Round up your favourite cowpokes and get ready to enjoy one of Alberta’s best rodeos, including more than sport, music and entertainment.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Powell River. BC
Sports

On July 15th - 17th 2016, the 21st annual Powell River Logger Sports takes over Willingdon Beach.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Kimberley, BC
Food| Music| Sports

The Town of Kimberley is celebrating its 44th annual JulyFest and following its succesful years with more of the same great fun. Coming back bigger than ever is the Canadian Bocci Championships which last year saw over 200 teams participate, and every team gets creative with costumes.

Jul 16 - Jul 17, 2016
Cold Lake, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Enjoy performers and activities from across North America. The Cold Lake Air Show will showcase the talent and expertise of not only the Royal Canadian Air Force, but storied aviators and aircraft enthusiasts alike. 

Jul 17, 2016
Prince George, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

Don’t miss the street party of the year in Prince George. Downtown Summerfest 2016 happens Sunday, July 17. 

Jul 14 - Jul 17, 2016
Victoria, B.C.
Food

Anyone who attends the 6th annual Victoria's Festival of Food and Wine will get a taste of delectable Vancouver Island food prepared by local gourmet chefs and fine wine from British Columbia's wine regions. This is a festival with "culinary conscience" and is a true culinary tourism experience. Come for an extra long weekend of tastings, seminars, and events.

Jul 8 - Jul 17, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

  The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth , attracts over one million visitors per year and features the world's largest rodeo, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Hinton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

The Wild Mountain Music Festival brings music, art and culture to the most beautiful festival site on earth for three days each year.

Jul 13 - Jul 16, 2016
Lloydminster, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Lloydminster’s Colonial Days Fair has all the midway rides (from mild to wild), skill testing games, outstanding entertainment, agriculture and livestock shows, along with special feature events like grandstand concerts, chuckwagon racing, a demolition derby and MORE! This year they are excited to host the famous RCMP Musical Ride.

Jul 9 - Jul 11, 2016
Vernon, BC
Sports

Get ready for two days of catching air and other daredevilish acts at Silver Star Freeride Festival. The FMB sanctioned event features a crazy lineup of fun for all levels. 

Jul 8 - Jul 10, 2016
Atlin, BC
Arts & Culture

It may look far away, but for the thousands of people that attend the Atlin Arts and Music Festival every year, it’s well worth the trip.

Jul 8 - Jul 10, 2016
Peace River
Music

PeaceFest is an annual music festival and fair held in Peace River, Alberta that started in 1997 after horrible floods devastated the town. Originally called "We're Back", this festival was created to let Albertans know that Peace River was not ruined by the flood but was rebuilding and coming back better and stronger than ever.

Jul 10, 2016
Prince George, BC
Sports

On Sunday July 10th, 2016 paddlers from around North America will be gathering in Prince George for the epic challenge of the Northern Hardware PG Canoe Race.

Jul 8 - Jul 10, 2016
Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, Comox, BC
Music

The Vancouver Island MusicFest is a gathering of world-class performers entertaining audiences on six different stages in the Comox Valley.

Jul 5 - Jul 9, 2016
Powell River, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

The International Choral Kathaumixw is a 5 day choral festival filled with concerts, common song singing, choral & vocal solo competitions.

Jul 8 - Jul 9, 2016
Prince George, BC
Arts & Culture

On July 8 and 9th, Two Rivers Gallery is hosting two days of fun, free and open creativity. Participate in over 26 free art activities while enjoying live music.  

Jul 9, 2016
Squamish, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

One day. 40 Breweries. 120-plus craft beers and add in local music and food in a beautiful setting. What more could you want?

Jul 3 - Jul 9, 2016
Golden, BC
Sports

The Mount 7 flying site in Golden has for more than two decades offered superb conditins while hosting pilots from across North America and around the world. Mount 7 and the Columbia Valley are famous for incredible thermal conditions and excellent cross-country opportunities. Numerous pilots have achieved personal best flights launching from Mount 7. Golden is  Canada's mecca for foot-launched flying.

Jul 1 - Jul 6, 2016
Whistler, BC
Music

The VSO comes back to Whistler Olympic Plaza to perform in the open mountain air for free. Sit on the grass surrounded by trees and mountains and listen to the classical compositions of Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelsshon, Stravinsky, Dvorak and more. 

Jun 23 - Jul 5, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Works Art and Design Festival will send a current through downtown Edmonton and surrounding areas with 43 one-of-a-kind installations and exhibits, and over 250 special events, performances and opportunities to meet the minds behind the art.  

Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2016
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

There is no official way to celebrate Canada Day. Many stay in their backyards with friends and have barbecues, and many celebrate with crowds and music, face-painting, fireworks and flags.  Whistler creates a four-day Canada Day event that has all of that and more for people who shout proudly "I am Canadian!" and who embrace the cultural mosaic that Canada has become. Come celebrate Canada's 148th birthday in the fresh mountain air.

Jun 24 - Jul 3, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

  The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society instills in audiences the appreciation of jazz music as a perse art form, connecting regional audiences with provincial, national and international jazz artists. The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society is dedicated to providing a professional and supportive environment for jazz artists to perform, collaborate, and celebrate with the people of Edmonton, jazz music from across the globe.

Jul 1 - Jul 3, 2016
Smithers, BC
Music

This family-friendly event is coming back for its 30th year. For three days, Headliner acts and local & regional performers will bring  a variety of music genres to the Bulkley Valley.

Jun 24 - Jul 3, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Music

The City of Vancouver will be grooving and bopping with the sound of jazz when one of the world's most critically acclaimed jazz festival arrives. In over 30 different venues, over 300 concerts (150 free) will bring a variety of jazz and blues genres and unique music to Vancouver's Lower Mainland and North Shore.

Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2016
Vernon, BC
Music| Sports

There's no festival in Canada as large and great as the Funtastic Sport and Music Festival. Since 1985, Vernon, B.C. is visited by people from all over the country to play in the Slo-pitch tournament on the July long-weekend. People also come for the three nights of live classic rock entertainment. 

Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2016
Driftpile, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Astral Harvest Music is not your ordinary music festival - it is a feast for your senses!  

Jun 24 - Jul 3, 2016
Various locations in Victoria, B.C.
Food| Music

A 10-day festival that attracts over 300 musicians, who bring all genres of jazz, blues and worldbeat music to over 35,000 people throughout Victoria and surrounding area on Vancouver Island.  

Jun 25 - Jul 3, 2016
Ponoka, AB
Sports

One of Alberta's biggest rodeos, attracting 65,000 spectators every year, the Ponoka Stampede is set to unleash thrilling rodeo action and the exciting chuckwagon races.

May 21 - Jul 3, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Canada’s only summer opera festival is held in Edmonton. The festival consists of four Mainstage Operas performed over the course of the festival.

Jul 1, 2016
Hinton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

The Föhn Festival is a celebration of the Hinton area's history and celebrates the cultures that make up the community on the Canada Day weekend. 

Jul 1, 2016
Cochrane, AB
Sports

Cochrane's annual summer festival returns. Put on by the local Bow Valley Credit Union and through the help of numerous sponsors, SummerFest is a fun-filled day of activities for people of all ages.

Jun 30 - Jul 1, 2016
Athabasca, AB
Music

Nestled on the banks of the scenic Athabasca River, the Magnificent River Rats Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. Bring the whole family and enjoy the many activities that are part of this activity-filled event.

Jun 30, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Food

Experience all the delicious food and drink Vermilion has to offer during this event - perfect for food lovers. Along with food, the day includes musical entertainment, an outdoor movie, and fireworks.

Jun 30, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Bring the whole family to Vermilion for a fun filled day! The one-day event features kids activities, a trade show and fireworks.

Jun 20 - Jun 28, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Join the Edmonton Chamber Music Society for the 8th annual Summer Solstice Music Festival. Chinese erhu master George Gao, joins pianist Sara Davis Buechner, violinist Lara St. John, and a line-up of North America’s finest performers for an exciting weekend of concerts. Experience this year's innovative and diverse programs that explore folk traditions as well as music spanning the Baroque to modern day.

Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2016
Victoria, B.C.
Arts & Culture| Music

Victoria Ska Fest is a diverse musical showcase featuring the best reggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall and punk from across the globe. This family-friendly event is the largest and longest running event of its kind in Nort America. 

Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Sled Island is an annual four-day independent music and arts festival in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This year’s festival will bring together more than 250 artists and bands in more than 30 venues throughout the city.

Jun 23 - Jun 26, 2016
Wainwright, AB
Sports

Held annually, the Wainwright Stampede is four action-packed days with the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association. Events included bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding. The Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association also competes over all four days.

Jun 19 - Jun 26, 2016
Medicine Hat, AB
Music

Seven days of an eclectic lineup of jazz music happening around town at clubs, cafes and taverns and featuring a long list of renowned jazz artists from across Canada, the U.S., and Europe.

Jun 25, 2016
Salmon Arm, BC
Sports

The Dragon Boat Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary and together with the second annual Outriggers "Survive The Triangle" competition make an ultimate race weekend.

Jun 15 - Jun 25, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Guests can expect exciting performance opportunities and workshops with international guests. Edmonton’s premiere destination for improvised comedy. Improvaganza features affordable, high-energy improvisation and alternative theatre to its audiences, while providing an opportunity for participation. Improvaganza is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual international Improv festival. 

Jun 13 - Jun 25, 2016
Powell River, AB
Music

Beautiful oceanside Powell River, B.C. is the setting for the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA). Young, talented and aspiring musicians, plus world-renowned names come together to entertain in three different venues in the beautiful Sunshine Coast. 

Jun 19 - Jun 24, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
Arts & Culture

The spectacular setting of Waterton Lakes National Park is home to more than 50 per cent of Alberta's wildflowers - more than any other Rocky Mountain national park. More than 50 of Canada's rare flowers grow in Waterton, 30 of which are found only in this park.



Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Driftpile, AB
Music

The North Country Fair is the smallest of the major folk festivals in Alberta. Located on the Driftpile River, south of the community of Driftpile, it is an idyllic location for a fair. Usually held on the weekend closest to the summer solstice, this year's festival takes place June 17 to 19. Traditionally, the event draws around 5,000 people from all over Alberta and a few from B.C.

Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Fascinating First Nations culture comes alove with food, art, storytelling and dance.

Jun 9 - Jun 19, 2016
Comox, BC
Food

June 9 to 19, 2016

Jun 16 - Jun 19, 2016
Cranbrook, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Sam Steele Days are Cranbrook’s largest annual festival. It'll be a weekend of music, historical presentations, sports tournaments and pancake breakfasts.

Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Sooke, B.C.
Music

The annual Sooke River Bluegrass Festival is a foot-stomping weekend that has kicked off the summer music festival and camping season for more than a decade. 

Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Food| Music

Porkapalooza is a BBQ competition with tonnes of entertainment! Enjoy a food festival that explores the art and culture of BBQ. 

Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Beaumont, AB
Music

The Beaumont Blues Festival (BBRF) is an annual music festival that features a number of all Canadian musical acts. The festival location has changed to Four Seasons Park which lies right in the heart of the Town of Beaumont, Alta.   

Jun 18 - Jun 19, 2016
Whistler, BC
Sports

Are you tough enough to face down the Ring of Fire or the Arctic Enema? We thought so, too. Set in the beautiful setting of Whistler, B.C., with spectacular views and terrain is what makes this the perfect setting for the adventure-filled competition known as the Tough Mudder.

Jun 17 - Jun 18, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Food

Feastival is a tasty showcase  of the local Vancouver Island food and beverage scene featuring some of the finest local foods, products and stirs it up with talent and attractions from the island.

Jun 18, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture

Enjoy the Purple Martin Festival on the banks of gorgeous Stoney Creek Valley in Camrose. The family event will appeal to bird watchers, aspiring and seasoned Purple Martin "landlords" and nature-lovers.

Jun 15 - Jun 18, 2016
Lethbridge, AB
Music

Lethbridge's jazz scene has been alive and well for decades. Experience the vibrant arts and culture in the city during the Lethbridge Jazz Festival.

Jun 12 - Jun 15, 2016
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture

  Attracting more than 150 development executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, Banff is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and green-light new projects.

Jun 2 - Jun 12, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture

FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, founded and produced by Stu Hughes, was conceived as a way to spread the gift of laughter by showcasing a world of hilarious comedy performers. Funnyfest is an original comedy celebration with every show and theme pushing the envelope. 

Jun 10 - Jun 12, 2016
Stettler, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

The Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede is a semi-pro CCA (Canadian Cowboys Association) rodeo co-sanctioned with the Chinook Rodeo Association. For the past 2 years the cowboys themselves have nominated it as the best rodeo to attend.

Jun 11, 2016
Radium Hot Springs, BC
Sports

The Fourth Annual Kootenay Krusher promises to be an action-packed mountain bike race along 50 kilometres of trails in the picturesque heart of the region's river valley. It's open to all abilities –  from recreational to elite bikers. There's even an event for two-wheeled toddlers. 

Jun 10 - Jun 11, 2016
Banff, AB
Music

Banff National Parks's Performance in the Park returns for another two-days of music amid the mountains.

Jun 11, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Sports

Get ready for squeaky clean fun in one of the craziest - and most popular fun-run competions around. The 5k Foam Fest in Nanaimo offers up plenty of shenanigans for competitors who run, jump and bounce their way through mud pits and a series of obstacles. 

May 27 - Jun 6, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
Food

The Waterton Food Festival celebrates food and beverages, and showcases the talents of local chefs and vendors. Sample some wonderful local food during the 10-day festival while enjoying the natural beauty of the area.  

Jun 3 - Jun 5, 2016
Tofino, B.C.
Food

The Tofino Botanical Gardens will host a grand celebration of the unity between food and wine. Walk through the luscious green gardens while you taste decadent food and wine and meet the local chefs and B.C. winemakers. 

May 30 - Jun 5, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

This is a world-reknowned festival which has been inspiring, educating, and engaging young children through performing arts since 1978. With featured performances by some of the world's most talented and engaging artists, there is something for any child, whether he/she is just learning to walk and talk, or can't stop running around.

May 27 - Jun 5, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Food

A whole week devoted to appreciating Craft Beer, Vancouver will hav e various venues focused on Canada's blossoming craft beer community.

Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

The Jaywalker's Jamboree is Alberta's oldest outdoor fair. During the two-day event, Camrose main street closes to traffic and is transformed into an outdoor festival and carnival featuring local food vendors, rides and an enormous sidewalk sale put on by local businesses.

May 1 - Jun 3, 2016
Penticton, BC
Sports

South Okanagan is a cyclist's haven, with its beautiful lake and mountain vistas, a vast array of biking trails for every ability and steady schedule of biking events to choose from. Picture yourself riding through vineyards, alongside bluer than blue lakes, and breathing fresh mountain air.

May 20 - May 22, 2016
Golden, BC
Sports

Come spring, powder stashes can still be found at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Those longer, sunny days seem to bring in heaps of snow. It’s all a great reason to celebrate the season during the dual-weekend Sun, Splash, Funk Festival, April 3 to 5 and April 10 to 12.

May 21 - May 22, 2016
High River, AB
Sports

Round up your cow pokes and get ready to enjoy one of Canada’s most unique rodeos, plus a long roster of other events over Little Britches Weekend.

May 21, 2016
Revelstoke, BC
Sports

Since the 1880s, Revelstoke has had sawmills and forestry has been an important part in the town's economy. Revelstoke's Centennial Park will be celebrating the logging history of the community with many fun events for men, women, and children. 

May 6 - May 7, 2016
Drumheller, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Alberta's best kept secret, this music festival features an eclectic mix of genres: rock, blues, jazz, alternative and more. Get ready for a weekend of dancing and grooving amid the hoodoos in a other-worldy setting in the Badlands.

Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Head to Camrose for the annual Spring Classic Indoor Pro Rodeo. Round up your favourite cowpokes and get ready to enjoy one of Alberta’s best rodeos, including more tha 300 competitors and 4,000 spectators.

Apr 8 - Apr 17, 2016
Whistler, BC
Music| Sports

Enjoy Whistler Blackcomb's World Ski and Snowboard Festival. North America's largest annual celebration of snow sports, music, arts and mountain culture. Head to the slopes and get your final turns in for the season followed by 10 days of awesome parties and events. 

Apr 6 - Apr 17, 2016
Canmore, AB
Food

Canmore Uncorked - a ten day food and drink festival, celebrating Canmore's remarkable dining experiences.

Apr 9 - Apr 10, 2016
Fernie, BC
Music

Fernie Alpine Resort is the place to be this spring as the annual Fernival event gets underway and rockin'.  Catch the enthusiastic spirit of this spring music festival, which includes live music, popular DJs, a retro-themed weekend and some fun but intense competitions to wrap up the ski season. 

Mar 12 - Mar 20, 2016
Tofino, BC
Arts & Culture

Celebrate spring and coastal living on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, during the Pacific Rim Whale Festival, hosted by Tofino, Ucluelet, First Nations communities and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. See the migration of the Grey whales, chow down on some chowder and just enjoy life on the edge of the island. 

Feb 1 - Mar 13, 2016
Canmore, AB
Arts & Culture

The Canmore Winter Carnival celebrates the season and and has been a tradition locals and out-of-towners for more than 20 years. The 2016 event is shaping up to be the biggest yet. Two World Cup events will be part of the carnival along with 45 days of events, including ice carving, snow sculpting and the popular Snowy Owl Kid N Mutt races, just to name a few. 

Mar 8 - Mar 12, 2016
Canmore, AB
Sports

Ski Tour Canada 2016 is an exhilarating eight-stage cross-country skiing event across Canada that showcases some of Canada’s most iconic and historic ski destinations. The final stop is in Canadian  Canmore, AB,  which just happens to also be when the Canmore's Winter Carnival is happening. Cheer on Team Canada as they go head to head against some of the world's top Nordic skiers.

Jan 21 - Jan 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The International Ice Carving Competition kicks off the festival, as 10 teams of ice carvers create icy masterpieces. For the 10 festival days expect lots of outdoor fun. There will be ice and snow exhibits, an interactive children's play area, the famous giant ice slide and much more.

Nov 20 - Nov 22, 2015
Tofino, BC
Food

Shuck and slurp away the weekend at Tofino's annual event celebrating the delicious and prolific bivalve.

Jun 27 - Jun 28, 2015
Fernie, BC
Sports

Get ready for a weekend of hiking and biking in Fernie, featuring the Roll and Sole Festival paired with the Fernie 3. Take part in guided hikes and mountain bike rides, enjoy a catered gourmet lunch, and test your biking skills in something called "Crazy Fun" events in downtown Fernie. After that, enjoy one of Canada's best biking races, the Fernie 3.