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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.

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 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.

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 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. 

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. 

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 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. 

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

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 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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
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 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 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 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, 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 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
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 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 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
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 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.

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 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.

Apr 6 - Apr 17, 2016
Canmore, AB
Food

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

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.