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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    Head to Boyle for the annual rodeo. Round up your favourite cowpokes and get ready to enjoy one of Alberta’s best rodeos, including more than sport, music and entertainment.

    Community
    Boyle
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    Get ready for an action-packed weekend of events in Alert Bay. The all-weekend event held along the waterfront celebrates summer with art, local music, talent contests, a fishing derby, kids zone, fitness challenge and more. 

    Community
    Alert Bay
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia
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    For its 21st anniversary the Sasquatch Gathering is returning to Rangeton Park, AB from July 28-30 2017

    Community
    Rangeton Park
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    It's all about having fun in the sun with this year's Inglewood Sunfest!  This year event organizers are adding more things to see and do, plus they'll still have all the favorite activities for the whole family.  Join the community of Inglewood from 11 am to 5 pm as the street comes alive with performers, vendors, and  fantastic food.

    Community
    Calgary
    Region
    Calgary & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    CentreFest is the largest, most affordable, most accessible festival in central Albera with over 28,000 attendees during the festival.

    Community
    Red Deer
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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     Join concert-goers from around the globe who make the yearly pilgrimage to a 400-acre mini pop-up village created each year in Camrose, Alberta. It’s an amazing sight and what makes it extra-special is the neighbourly feel that abounds.

    Community
    Camrose
    Region
    Central Alberta
    Province
    Alberta
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    Get ready for four days of country music in a spectacular rolling ranchlands landscape, with big name acts: Toby Keith, Aaron Pritchett, The Band Perry, Willie Nelson and Family, Brett Kissel and The Washboard Union. Dust off your cowboy boots, or wear your favourite flip-flops, it's that kind of relaxed atmosphere. Along with the music, there are food vendors, helicopter tours, a party zone and plenty of space to camp.

    Community
    Merritt
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Whistler opens its doors this summer for a five day experience like no other. Wanderlust Whistler will feature an incredible lineup of some of the world’s best yoga teachers, musicians, meditation instructors and performing artists.

    Community
    Whistler
    Region
    Vancouver & Sea to Sky / Sunshine Coast
    Province
    British Columbia
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    Since 1966 Strathmore has been hosting the annual stampede is back for another year. Break out your boots, belt buckles and cowboy hats and check out the local atmosphere. Don't miss the Tradeshow, for arts and crafts and unique, handmade wares.

    Community
    Strathmore
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Kamloops pow wow is one of the largest in Western Canada and celebrates its 37th year in August. About 20,000 people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, are expected to attend over the three-day event, which boasts a substantial $77,000 total competition purse.

    Community
    Kamloops
    Region
    Interior BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Quesnel International Airshow is a three-day event hosting high- and low-flying aerobatic performers, including the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team, the SkyHawks and the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds. #ExploreCariboo

    Community
    Quesnel
    Region
    Northern BC
    Province
    British Columbia
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    The Lac La Biche Agricultural Society presents a weekend of country fair events and the Roughstock Rodeo. Wear your country fashion and try the local country atmosphere. Check out the farmer's market for fresh produce, and the arts and craft sale for unique and handmade wares.

    Community
    Lac La Biche
    Region
    Northern Alberta
    Province
    Alberta