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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    Rock'n August is an international car show and music festival, taking place in St. Albert, AB. The event often showcases more than 550 classic car entries into the event and more than 50,000 people attending, making Rock'n August one of the largest events to take place in the province of Alberta.

    Community
    Edmonton
    Region
    Edmonton & Area
    Province
    Alberta
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    The Servus Heritage Festival features 60 pavilions representing more than 85 cultures from around the world.

    Community
    Edmonton
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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
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    The Vancouver Island MusicFest is a gathering of world-class performers entertaining audiences on six different stages in the Comox Valley.

    Community
    Comox
    Region
    Vancouver Island
    Province
    British Columbia