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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.    

Feb 24 - Feb 26, 2017
Fort McMurray, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Sports

The WinterPLAY Festival is a three-day gathering celebrating winter fun in northern Alberta. Head to Snye Park in Fort McMurray to see beautiful ice sculptures, fireworks and take part in family-friendly activities and entertainment.

Feb 18 - Feb 19, 2017
Rocky Mountain House, AB
Arts & Culture

Start celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with Parks Canada in February. Step back in time to the early days of Canada when our First Nations and Voyageurs were forging bonds and sharing their cultures. 

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.

Jan 26 - Feb 5, 2017
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.

Jan 12 - Jan 29, 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 - 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 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 50% off regular lift ticket prices, redeemable on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. #NATIONALSKIDAY

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.

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 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. 

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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
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 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
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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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
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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 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?

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 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!  

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. 

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 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 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 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
Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

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

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 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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.