British Columbia

  • This summer's festivals are postponed, but that doesn't mean they're gone forever. We're getting stoked for next year's festivals - check out some amazing events to look forward to next year. 

  • Just because we're sticking close to home, doesn't me we can't explore beyond.

    Try these 6 virtual festivals and events in June that will give you a new perspective on small-town Alberta, BC wine country, coastal creatures, music, and film.

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    You’ll feel like a super Canadian throughout the Fort St. James Winterfest, with quintessential events like the fast-paced and unique dog sledding race, ice-skating, a winter film fest, an outdoor art show, and curling championships.

    Community: Fort St. James
    Region: Northern BC
    Province: British Columbia
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    You may not remember the ‘60s – or weren’t even born yet – but you’re guaranteed to have a groovy time at the 60th Vernon Winter Carnival happening Feb. 7 – 16, 2020. 

    Community: Vernon
    Region: Thompson Okanagan
    Province: British Columbia
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    Inspire. Transform. Unite. These three words are the theme of the 2019 Indigenous World Tourism Conference which aims to “Accelerate Indigenous Tourism growth.”

    Community: Kelowna
    Region: Thompson Okanagan
    Province: British Columbia
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    There’s no better place to raise a glass of delectable B.C. wine and celebrate the fall grape harvest than in Canada’s wine capital, Oliver, B.C.

    Community: Oliver
    Region: Thompson Okanagan
    Province: British Columbia
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    Once that crisp air creeps into October, the city of Vernon warms up to autumn in a big way. The month-long celebration fills up the calendar with a pumpkin festival, corn mazes, spooky Halloween fun and a chance to watch the salmon spawn from the seat of a canoe.

    Community: Vernon
    Region: Thompson Okanagan
    Province: British Columbia
  • 5 acre shaker

    We all know when something is done right. You have that sense of contentment, and, in some cases, a feeling that you were a part of something pretty magical. Such is the case with the now five-year running Five Acre Shaker, a music festival with the best intentions as described by writer and photographer Chris Istace, the Mindful Explorer. His life’s work is curating and connecting with communities to tell their stories and help elevate your festival and travel experiences.

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    Enjoy the Alberni Valley during the Solstice Arts Festival, an incredible weekend of art in one of Vancouver Island's most beautiful settings.

    Community: Port Alberni
    Region: Vancouver Island
    Province: British Columbia
  • Squamish Beer Fest

    There are a million ways to celebrate Dad this Father's Day, but if your dad is an avid foodie, his favourite way to enjoy it would be spending the day with you at a food and drink festival.