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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    This annual event is a mud-flinging, wheel-spinning, adrenaline-filled good time. Come watch the drivers tackle the mud pits at this Canadian Mud Racing Organization-sanctioned mud bog event. Within the CMRO racing community, we've been told that Plamondon’s Mud Bog event is a "do-not-miss" on the mud bog circuit. 

    Community
    Lac La Biche
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    One day. 40 Breweries. 120-plus craft beers and add in local music and food in a beautiful setting. What more could you want?

    Community
    Squamish
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Come and celebrate 25 years of the Honda Celebration of Light in Vancouver this summer. With amazing fireworks displays, incredible music, food and more. The 2015 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night, rain or shine, on the 25th, 29th and 1st. Be treated to fireworks displays by teams from China, Brazil and Canada. Also enjoy "Shorefest" a music festival which will be taking place during the celebration of light.

    Community
    Vancouver
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    On Sunday July 10th, 2016 paddlers from around North America will be gathering in Prince George for the epic challenge of the Northern Hardware PG Canoe Race.

    Community
    Prince George
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Lloydminster’s Colonial Days Fair has all the midway rides (from mild to wild), skill testing games, outstanding entertainment, agriculture and livestock shows, along with special feature events like grandstand concerts, chuckwagon racing, a demolition derby and MORE! This year they are excited to host the famous RCMP Musical Ride.

    Community
    Lloydminster
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Know a child who's keen to learn about the science behind machines that fly? The Texada Aerospace camp is for curious teens and pre-teens, between the ages of 10 and 16. Students get hands-on, interactive experience that will definitely elevate their curiousity about all the possibilities in the exciting field of aerospace.

    Community
    Texada Island
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Get out the polish and the fuzzy dice. It’s time to head to 100 Mile House for the annual Hot July Nights Car & Bike Show. The three-day event from July 13 to 15 will host more than 200 cars and motorcycles from the Pacific Northwest. If you like chrome, classic, chopped or jacked,  you wont' want to miss the event at Centennial Park. #ExploreCariboo

     

    Community
    100 Mile House
    Region
    Cariboo Chilcotan Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Live music and arts and craft vendors will be found throughout the town of Horsefly, B.C during the 11th Arts on the Fly Festival. Four stages of live music are sure to have you dancing in the streets and on the banks of the beautiful Horsefly River. Take a workshop, let the kids play in the kid’s zone and enjoy an array of good eats in the food village.

    Community
    Horsefly
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Enjoy the annual Powell River Logger Sports that takes over Willingdon Beach.

    Community
    Powell River
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Dragon Boat Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary and together with the second annual Outriggers "Survive The Triangle" competition make an ultimate race weekend.

    Community
    Salmon Arm
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Astral Harvest Music is not your ordinary music festival - it is a feast for your senses!  

    Community
    Driftpile
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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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