Festivals Calendar

Alberta and British Columbia are packed with festivals and events year round.

If you are looking for top music, art, food and cultural experiences, you’ve come to the right spot. We hope what you discover here will lead you to some unexpected adventures and new, learning experiences. Be sure and tell us where you end up #FestivalSeekers.

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    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.

    Community
    Driftpile
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Enjoy a 3-day cultural celebration revelling in the mountain bike stoke of the Canadian Rockies. The weekend will include a main expo/festival, bike demos for Demo-licious Days wristband holders, group rides, a craft beer tent, endless amounts of Canadian Rockies singletrack & a few surprises!

    Community
    Canmore
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    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.

     

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    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

    Community
    Wainwright
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    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.

    Community
    Calgary
    Region
    Calgary & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Join the Edmonton Chamber Music Society for the 9th 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.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Eight days with an eclectic lineup of jazz music happens around town at clubs, cafes and taverns and features a long list of renowned jazz artists from across Canada, the U.S., and Europe.

    Community
    Medicine Hat
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    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. 

     

    Community
    Beaumont
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    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. 

    Community
    Sooke
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Chief William Fathers Day Traditional Pow Wow is held annually in Williams Lake BC, to honour fathers during the three-day event. 

    Community
    Williams Lake
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    June 9 to 19, 2016

    Community
    Comox
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    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!

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta