Lightning on the Lake takes over Sproat Lake on July 8 - 10 for two days of boat races and will feature formula one boats this year.
July Festivals and events in BC
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As we get into the midst of summer, the festival season in BC gets into full swing! BC is home to countless festivals from music weekend blowouts to evenings of culinary enrichment and so much more.
Here are eight BC festivals coming in July that you will not want to miss!
Eight BC festivals coming in July.
July 1: Funtastic Alberni, Port Alberni
Port Alberni’s annual slo-pitch tournament paired with live music, fresh food, and so much more!
July 8: Vancouver Island Musicfest, Comox
A diverse music festival featuring world-class performers from around the globe with interactive workshops, and more.
July 8: Lightning on the Lake, Port Alberni
The historic Sproat Lake boat races returns to the Alberni Valley, July 8 - 10 under a new name, Lightning on the lake.
July 9: Vancouver Craft Beer Week, Vancouver
Enjoy sunny Vancouver and sparkling drinks at a festival that will make anyone a true appreciator of craft beer!
July 14: Billy Barker Days, Quesnel
Enjoy B.C.’s largest free festival during Billy Barker Days. Get ready for concerts, parades, dances, rodeos, food and fireworks and so much more.
July 15: Kimberley Julyfest, Kimberley
A blend of sports and music makes this a busy and fun festival weekend.
July 28: Rockin’ River Country Music Fest, Merritt
Four days of epic music, friends, games, and hanging by the river at this country music festival.
July 29: Filberg Festival, Comox
The Filberg Festival is full of all forms of arts and crafts. Take in the Island culture while enjoying the view.
For more festivals and events in BC, visit our festival listings.
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