June Festivals and events in BC


Festival season starts ramping up through out June and BC is a popular haven for artists, musicians and creatives, and festivals and events abound across the province.

Here are eleven cool BC festivals you’ll want to check out from Vernon to the Island, featuring live music, Indigenous culture, sports and craft beer! 

June 7 - 9   Creative Chaos / Vernon, BC
Vernon’s Creative Chaos hosts the largest summer craft show in Western Canada!

June 7/8, 14/15, 22, 28/29 Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation's naaʔuu / Tofino, BC
Fill your soul with a Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation cultural experience, shared over a Tla-o-qui-aht inspired dinner

June 14 - 16  Chief William Fathers Day Traditional Pow Wow / Williams Lake, BC
Join in the tradition with Williams Lake Indian Band as the Nation hosts its annual Fathers' Day Pow Wow. 

June 14 - 16  Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival / Duncan, BC
Enjoy a weekend of bluegrass on Vancouver Island.

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June 15  Shuswap Dragon Boat Festival / Salmon Arm, BC
16 teams face off over one day on the water, filled with excitement!

June 15  Sunshine Day / Vernon, BC
Rock from the rooftops will have you dancing in the streets of downtown Vernon.

June 17 - 29   PRISMA Festival / Powell River, BC
Classical music in a classic setting, on Vancouver Island’s Powell River.

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June 19- 23  Victoria Ska Fest / Victoria, BC
Get skankin' at the Victoria Ska Fest, with headliners including Less Than Jake, Dead Prez and The Planted Smashers.

June 21 - June 30  TD Victoria International Jazz Festival / Victoria, BC
Port cities always have cool vibes, and Victoria swells with the grooves during JazzFest. 

June 21 - June 30 Vancouver International Jazz Festival / Vancouver, BC
You can choose urban or island—jazz will be ringing on the west coast this week! 

June 22  Squamish Beer Festival / Squamish, BC
Thirsty after a busy time exploring BC festivals? Then this is the apres event you want to hit, with craft flavours and a gorgeous backdrop to satisfy your palate.

June 28 - June 30 LakeTown Shakedown / Lake Cowichan, BC
You can choose urban or island—jazz will be ringing on the west coast this week! 

For more festivals and events in BC, visit our festival listings.

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