Okanagan/Interior, B.C.

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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.

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.

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.    

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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
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 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 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
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.

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 - 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
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 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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 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. 

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, 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. 

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. 

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.