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.

Edmonton The Works Art and Design Festival
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Community: Edmonton
Region: Edmonton & Area
Province: Alberta

The Works Art & 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...

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Vancouver International Jazz Festival
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Community: Vancouver
Province: British Columbia

The City of Vancouver will be grooving and bopping with the sound of jazz when one of the world's most critically acclaimed jazz festival arrives. In over 30 different venues, over 300 concerts (150...

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Community: Alix
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

A weekend of off-roading, racing and music. This event features an exciting line up of musical artists and boasts a wide array of beer gardens and vendors. Dates and music to be confirmed for 2021.

Canada Day Vermilion Alberta Fireworks
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Community: Vermilion
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

Bring the whole family to Vermilion for a fun filled day! The one-day event features kids activities, a trade show and fireworks. 2021 TBD

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Community: Ponoka
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

One of Alberta's biggest rodeos, attracting 65,000 spectators every year, the Ponoka Stampede is set to unleash thrilling rodeo action and the exciting chuckwagon races.

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Community: Athabasca
Province: Alberta

Nestled on the banks of the scenic Athabasca River, the Magnificent River Rats Festival celebrates Canada Day in a big way. Bring the whole family and enjoy the many activities that are part of this...

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Community: Vernon
Province: British Columbia

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...

Fohn Festival Hinton Alberta logo
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Community: Hinton
Region: Alberta Rockies
Province: Alberta

The Föhn Festival is a celebration of the Hinton area's history and celebrates the cultures that make up the community on Canada Day. The 2021 celebration will be on July 1, pending COVID-19...

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Community: Canmore
Region: Alberta Rockies
Province: Alberta

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...

Servus Heritage Days Festival Edmonton Multicultural
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Community: Edmonton
Region: Edmonton & Area
Province: Alberta

The Servus Heritage Festival features 60 pavilions representing more than 85 cultures from around the world.

Vernon BC Kalamalka Classic SUP Festival
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Community: Vernon
Province: British Columbia

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...

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Community: Whistler
Province: British Columbia

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...