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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    Attracting more than 150 development executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, Banff is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and green-light new projects.

    Community
    Banff
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    Beautiful oceanside Powell River, B.C. is the setting for the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA). Young, talented and aspiring musicians, plus world-renowned names come together to entertain in three different venues in the beautiful Sunshine Coast. 

    Community
    Powell River
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Every Wednesday evening a gathering of lawn chairs and blankets crowd Salmon Arm's Marine Park for musical concerts. Everything from jazz to rock, and from folk to funk, reggae to rythm and blues will be heard from the gazebo.

     

    Community
    Salmon Arm
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Victoria Ska Fest is a diverse musical showcase featuring the best reggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall and punk from across the globe. This family-friendly event is the largest and longest running event of its kind in Nort America. 

    Community
    Victoria
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Guests can expect exciting performance opportunities and workshops with international guests. Edmonton’s premiere destination for improvised comedy. Improvaganza features affordable, high-energy improvisation and alternative theatre to its audiences, while providing an opportunity for participation. Improvaganza is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual international Improv festival. 

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Lethbridge's jazz scene has been alive and well for decades. Experience the vibrant arts and culture in the city during the Lethbridge Jazz Festival.

    Community
    Lethbridge
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Sam Steele Days are Cranbrook’s largest annual festival. Look forward to a long list of events: live music, historical ativities, sports tournaments and pancake breakfasts- and a weiner dog race. 

    Community
    Cranbrook
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The spectacular setting of Waterton Lakes National Park is home to more than 50 per cent of Alberta's wildflowers - more than any other Rocky Mountain national park. More than 50 of Canada's rare flowers grow in Waterton, 30 of which are found only in this park.



    Yes, there was a devistating forest fire in the summer of 2017, but don't let that stop you from visiting. Now is the perfect opprotunity to see just what happens after a fire. Come and learn how Mother Nature heals. 

    Community
    Waterton Lakes National Park
    Region
    Alberta Rockies
    Province
    Alberta
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    The one and only Science Fiction & Fantasy festival in Edmonton, Alberta is a time every fall where the geeks of Edmonton can celebrate their passion together!

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    June 9 to 19, 2016

    Community
    Comox
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Bring your thirst and love of locally crafted beers to the the vALEmount craft beer experience. This two-day event goes from Friday, June 16 at 8:30 p.m. until June 17 at 10 p.m. 

    Community
    Valemount
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Chief William Fathers Day Traditional Pow Wow is held annually in Williams Lake BC, to honour fathers during the three-day event. 

    Community
    Williams Lake
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia