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 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
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    Get ready for squeaky clean fun in one of the craziest - and most popular fun-run competions around. The 5k Foam Fest in Nanaimo offers up plenty of shenanigans for competitors who run, jump and bounce their way through mud pits and a series of obstacles. 

    Community
    Nanaimo
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Banff National Parks's Performance in the Park returns for another two-days of music amid the mountains.

    Community
    Banff
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede is a semi-pro CCA (Canadian Cowboys Association) rodeo co-sanctioned with the Chinook Rodeo Association. For the past 2 years the cowboys themselves have nominated it as the best rodeo to attend.

     

    Community
    Stettler
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Whether you’re a seasoned triathlete, weekend warrior or someone looking to add a challenging event to your bucket list, the Wasa Lake Triathlon on June 8 & 9th features a series of events that will test your spirit and reward you immeasurably at the finish line.

    Community
    Cranbrook
    Region
    Rockies
    Province
    British Columbia