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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    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.

    Community
    Golden
    Region
    Kootenay Rockies
    Province
    British Columbia
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    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. 

    Community
    Revelstoke
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Canada’s only summer opera festival is held in Edmonton. The festival consists of four Mainstage Operas performed over the course of the festival.

    Community
    Beaumont
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Round up your cow pokes and get ready to enjoy one of Canada’s most unique rodeos, plus a long roster of other events over Little Britches Weekend.

    Community
    High River
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    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.  

    Community
    Waterton Lakes National Park
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Seventh 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. 

    Community
    Radium Hot Springs
    Region
    Kootenay Rockies
    Province
    British Columbia
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    This is a world-reknowned festival which has been inspiring, educating, and engaging young children through performing arts since 1978. With featured performances by some of the world's most talented and engaging artists, there is something for any child, whether he/she is just learning to walk and talk, or can't stop running around.

    Community
    Vancouver
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, founded and produced by Stu Hughes, was conceived as a way to spread the gift of laughter by showcasing a world of hilarious comedy performers. Funnyfest is an original comedy celebration with every show and theme pushing the envelope. 

    Community
    Calgary
    Region
    Calgary & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    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.

    Community
    Camrose
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    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. 

    Community
    Tofino
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Three Hills, Alta., is Western Canada’s Cruise Capital from June 1 to 3, 2018. Come to town and stroll the show and shine hosted by the Three Hills Street Freaks. Check out the nearly 1,500 vehicles lining Main Street. Then, stick around to watch Bracket Racing at the airport in the evening or stay up even longer to watch the racing under the lights.

    Community
    Three Hills
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    A whole week devoted to appreciating Craft Beer, Vancouver will have various venues focused on Canada's blossoming craft beer community.

    Community
    Vancouver
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia