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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    South Country Fair is a peaceful and rural music and arts festival that happens every year just outside Fort Macleod, Alberta.

    Community
    Fort Macleod
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Enjoyed by thousands of people, K Days (formerly known as Capital Ex) is 10 days of fun. During the heart of summer, the grounds at Northlands are transformed into an arena of endless games, rides, entertainment, concerts, shopping, food and family activities. Thrill-seekers spin-out on the crazy rides and midway games, families get up and on their feet with daily children’s performances and the playful activities at Kids Town and The Farm.

     

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Coming back, this music festival's goal is to bring as many artists as possible onto one stage in one weekend.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    At high noon, on July 23rd the dead will awaken at Prince George City Hall. Zombies have invaded and will they will weave a path along the streets where bloody participants can practice their best moans for “braaaaaains”

    Community
    Prince George
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Be a part of the taste of Okotoks. This fun new event will showcase the delicious food of the Okotoks area. The pedestrian-friendly event offers live music, great eats, a variety of artists, family fun with face painting and more. Other activities throughout the day include, boutique shopping from local artisans and entertainment. 

    Community
    Okotoks
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
  • Sun Peaks Alpine Blossom Festival
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    It's the weekend to truly appreciate the colourful mountain flowers that decorate the alpine environment. It's a great weekend and it's free for families to enjoy on the B.C. Day long weekend.

    Community
    Sun Peaks Resort
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    What started as the only theatre company caravan of gypsies, jugglers and musicians being pulled down the backroads of B.C. by Clydesdale horses in the 1970s has grown and evolved, travelling to more than 20 countries.

     

    Community
    Gibsons
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    WIde Skies Music and Arts is a festival guaranteed to entertain everyone over two-days. July 26 features the free outdoor event next to Southminster Church. On July 27, the music rings through the building during the ticketed event.

     

    Community
    Lethbridge
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Come celebrate the western way at the 130th annual Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede. Non-stop music, rodeo and entertainment.

    Community
    Medicine Hat
    Region
    Southern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    The 2017 Constant Comfort Fort McMurray Food Festival will host a big community celebration of the unity between food that aims to bring people together. Mingle with friends and enjoy delicious food from restaurants and talented chefs throughout the Wood Buffalo Region. 

    Community
    Fort McMurray
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Annual Vermilion Fair is presented by the Vermilion Agriculture Society. Events include a parade, trade show, animal judging, pony chuckwagon and chariot races, entertainment and agricultural/horticultural displays. Each year several thousand exhibitors showcase their talents in a friendly competitive spirit.

    Community
    Vermilion
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championships, brought to you by the World Pro Chuckwagon Association and the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo Association. 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