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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    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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    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
  • 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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    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
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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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    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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    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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    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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    The Town of Kimberley is celebrating its 44th annual JulyFest and following its succesful years with more of the same great fun. Coming back bigger than ever is the Canadian Bocci Championships which last year saw over 200 teams participate, and every team gets creative with costumes.

    Community
    Kimberley
    Region
    Kootenay Rockies
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The first Great International World Championship Bathtub Race took place in Nanaimo BC in 1967, this year marks the 51th year of the races. The Great International World Championship Bathtub Race runs every July in Nanaimo BC, and draws competitors from across Canada, the United States and even as far away as Australia and New Zealand, making it truly an international event.

    Community
    Nanaimo
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Billy Barker Days Festival is in it’s 44th year of providing a free festival for anyone in Quesnel July 19 – 22, 2018. This is B.C.’s largest free festival and it is BIG! Put on your best gold-rush era duds and bring your lawn chairs to enjoy four days of music in LeBoudais Park. There is also a market, midway, dances, parade and a rodeo.

     

    Community
    Quesnel
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    A Taste of Edmonton Festival is one of the city’s most popular festivals, with 500,000 people attending it every year. Entering its 33th year, A Taste of Edmonton is a dazzling array of tastes and sounds that fill Churchill Square, and it reflects the vitality and dynamism of the city.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta