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 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.

    Community
    Golden
    Region
    Kootenay Rockies
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The International Choral Kathaumixw is a 5 day choral festival filled with concerts, common song singing, choral & vocal solo competitions.

    Community
    Powell River
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    There is no official way to celebrate Canada Day. Many stay in their backyards with friends and have barbecues, and many celebrate with crowds and music, face-painting, fireworks and flags. Whistler creates a four-day Canada Day event that has all of that and more for people who shout proudly "I am Canadian!" and who embrace the cultural mosaic that Canada has become. Come celebrate Canada's 148th birthday in the fresh mountain air.

    Community
    Whistler
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Alberta's Lake Country is the perfect place to celebrate this beautiful slice of Canada at the Bonnyville Canada Day weekend celebrations, happening July 1.

    Community
    Bonnyville
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    The VSO comes back to Whistler Olympic Plaza to perform in the open mountain air for free. Sit on the grass surrounded by trees and mountains and listen to the classical compositions of Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelsshon, Stravinsky, Dvorak and more. 

    Community
    Whistler
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival was the first of its kind in North America. Now in its 29th year, it is known worldwide for its amazing artists and generous audiences. Since 1984, almost four million people have played in the streets and shared a laugh with us at StreetFest.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, attracts over one million visitors per year and features the world's largest rodeo, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions.

    Community
    Calgary
    Region
    Calgary & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    On July 8 and 9th, Two Rivers Gallery is hosting two days of fun, free and open creativity. Participate in over 26 free art activities while enjoying live music.  

    Community
    Prince George
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Save On Foods presents the 14th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival, at the spectacular Maffeo Sutton Park.

    Community
    Nanaimo
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    An incredibly captivating play tells the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection within a natural outdoor amphitheatre.

    Community
    Drumheller
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    It may look far away, but for the thousands of people that attend the Atlin Arts and Music Festival every year, it’s well worth the trip.

    Community
    Atlin
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    PeaceFest is an annual music festival and fair held in Peace River, Alberta that started in 1997 after horrible floods devastated the town. Originally called "We're Back", this festival was created to let Albertans know that Peace River was not ruined by the flood but was rebuilding and coming back better and stronger than ever.

    Community
    Peace River
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta