ArtsWells Festival

ArtsWells Festival

ArtsWells Festival featuring over 100 musicians, art workshops, activities for kids and more!

Festival Dates
Festival Type
Northern BC
British Columbia

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.

The ArtsWells festival features more than 100 musicians, art workshops, child-friendly activities such as a crafting station and a children’s stage and more.

Read our story about the incredible area that you will experience while checking out the festival.

2017 Festival Information

Enjoy a range of folk, hip-hop, electronic, world, pop, roots, jazz, country, funk and more on 12 stages throughout the festival. Performing musicians are so diverse, you're sure to find a new favourite singer or band.

For a complete list of musicians and artists at this year's ArtsWells Festival, check out the official festival website.


There will be several art and cultural workshops throughout the festival. For more information, visit the official festival website


ArtsWells Weekend camping passes start at $30 per person for the full weekend;
$30 for a tent camping pass which includes one person.
$60 per RV camping Pass which includes one person.

ArtsWells Camping passes must be purchased for each additional person camping.

Visit the official Festival Page to purchase camping passes

There are two camping areas. One at the ball diamond is family/quiet camping and the other is a General Camping area behind the Bear's Paw Cafe.


Purchase the Earlybird Weekend Pass online before May 30, 2017 to save $$.

Adult Earlybird Weekend Pass $140.00 (plus tax)

Youth (ages 13-18) Earlybird weekend Pass $70.00 (plus tax)

Children under 12 get free admission.

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