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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    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.

    Community
    Sun Peaks Resort
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    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.

    Community
    Alix
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    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.

    Community
    Vernon
    Region
    Thompson Okanagan
    Province
    British Columbia
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    This family-friendly event is coming back for its 30th year. For three days, Headliner acts and local & regional performers will bring a variety of music genres to the Bulkley Valley.

    Community
    Smithers
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Föhn Festival is a celebration of the Hinton area's history and celebrates the cultures that make up the community on the Canada Day weekend. 

    Community
    Hinton
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    Bring the whole family to Vermilion for a fun filled day! The one-day event features kids activities, a trade show and fireworks.

    Community
    Vermilion
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Start celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with Parks Canada. Step back in time to the early days of Canada when our First Nations and Voyageurs were forging bonds and sharing their cultures. 

    Community
    Rocky Mountain House
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    Enjoy the Spirit of Bonnyville Chuckwagon Races from June 28 - 30th. This event features a "half mile of hell" - where 36 chuckwagon drivers will compete in 9 heats of 4 chuckwagons per heat over the course of the championships.

    Community
    Bonnyville
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Come watch the Cree First Nations put on a colourful show of skill and pageantry at the annual national Beaver Lake Pow Wow, June 29 to July 1. 

    Community
    Lac La Biche
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Experience all the delicious food and drink Vermilion has to offer during this event - perfect for food lovers. Along with food, the day includes musical entertainment, an outdoor movie, and fireworks.

    Community
    Vermilion
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Cochrane's annual summer festival returns. Put on by the local Bow Valley Credit Union and through the help of numerous sponsors, SummerFest is a fun-filled day of activities for people of all ages.

    Community
    Cochrane
    Region
    Calgary & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Nestled on the banks of the scenic Athabasca River, the Magnificent River Rats Festival is celebrating Canada Day in a big way. Bring the whole family and enjoy the many activities that are part of this activity-filled event.

    Community
    Athabasca
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta