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 Vancouver Island MusicFest is a gathering of world-class performers entertaining audiences on six different stages in the Comox Valley.

    Community
    Comox
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The 35th annual Tour de White Rock brings world class cycle races, the children's bike parade, and the popular block-party to residents and visitors in the seaside community of White Rock.

    Community
    White Rock
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Don’t miss the street party of the year in Prince George. Downtown Summerfest 2016 happens Sunday, July 17. 

    Community
    Prince George
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    A Taste of Edmonton Festival is one of the city’s most popular festivals, with 500,000 people attending it every year. Entering its 35th year, A Taste of Edmonton is a dazzling array of tastes and sounds that fill Churchill Square, and it reflects the vitality and dynamism of the city.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Billy Barker Days Festival is in it’s 44th year of providing a free festival for anyone in Quesnel July 19 – 22, 2018. This is B.C.’s largest free festival and it is BIG! Put on your best gold-rush era duds and bring your lawn chairs to enjoy four days of music in LeBoudais Park. There is also a market, midway, dances, parade and a rodeo.

     

    Community
    Quesnel
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The first Great International World Championship Bathtub Race took place in Nanaimo BC in 1967, this year marks the 51th year of the races. The Great International World Championship Bathtub Race runs every July in Nanaimo BC, and draws competitors from across Canada, the United States and even as far away as Australia and New Zealand, making it truly an international event.

    Community
    Nanaimo
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    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.

    Community
    Kimberley
    Region
    Kootenay Rockies
    Province
    British Columbia
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    South Country Fair is a peaceful and rural music and arts festival that happens every year just outside Fort Macleod, Alberta.

    Community
    Fort Macleod
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Enjoyed by thousands of people, K Days (formerly known as Capital Ex) is 10 days of fun. During the heart of summer, the grounds at Northlands are transformed into an arena of endless games, rides, entertainment, concerts, shopping, food and family activities. Thrill-seekers spin-out on the crazy rides and midway games, families get up and on their feet with daily children’s performances and the playful activities at Kids Town and The Farm.

     

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Coming back, this music festival's goal is to bring as many artists as possible onto one stage in one weekend.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    At high noon, on July 23rd the dead will awaken at Prince George City Hall. Zombies have invaded and will they will weave a path along the streets where bloody participants can practice their best moans for “braaaaaains”

    Community
    Prince George
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Be a part of the taste of Okotoks. This fun new event will showcase the delicious food of the Okotoks area. The pedestrian-friendly event offers live music, great eats, a variety of artists, family fun with face painting and more. Other activities throughout the day include, boutique shopping from local artisans and entertainment. 

    Community
    Okotoks
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta