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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Community: Three Hills
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

Three Hills, Alta., is Western Canada’s Cruise Capital fin June each year. Come to town and stroll the show and shine hosted by the Three Hills Street Freaks. Check out the nearly 1,500 vehicles...

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Community: Vancouver
Province: British Columbia

This is a world-reknowned festival which has been inspiring, educating, and engaging young children through performing arts since 1978. With featured performances by some of the world's most talented...

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Community: Camrose
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

The Jaywalker's Jamboree is Alberta's oldest outdoor fair. During the two-day event, Camrose main street closes to traffic and is transformed into an outdoor festival and carnival featuring local food...

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Community: Edmonton
Region: Edmonton & Area
Province: Alberta

The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society instills in audiences the appreciation of jazz music as a perse art form, connecting regional audiences with provincial, national and international jazz artists. The...

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Community: Victoria
Province: British Columbia

A 10-day festival that attracts over 300 musicians, who bring all genres of jazz, blues and worldbeat music to over 35,000 people throughout Victoria and surrounding area on Vancouver Island. 2021...

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Community: Wainwright
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

Held annually, the Wainwright Stampede is four action-packed days with the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association. Events included bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling...

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Community: Edmonton
Region: Edmonton & Area
Province: Alberta

The Works Art and Design Festival will send a current through downtown Edmonton and surrounding areas with 43 one-of-a-kind installations and exhibits, and over 250 special events, performances and...

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Community: Vancouver
Province: British Columbia

The City of Vancouver will be grooving and bopping with the sound of jazz when one of the world's most critically acclaimed jazz festival arrives. In over 30 different venues, over 300 concerts (150...

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Community: Alix
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

A weekend of off-roading, racing and music. This event features an exciting line up of musical artists and boasts a wide array of beer gardens and vendors. Dates and music to be confirmed for 2021.

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Community: Vermilion
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

Bring the whole family to Vermilion for a fun filled day! The one-day event features kids activities, a trade show and fireworks. 2021 TBD

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Community: Ponoka
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

One of Alberta's biggest rodeos, attracting 65,000 spectators every year, the Ponoka Stampede is set to unleash thrilling rodeo action and the exciting chuckwagon races.

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Community: Athabasca
Province: Alberta

Nestled on the banks of the scenic Athabasca River, the Magnificent River Rats Festival celebrates Canada Day in a big way. Bring the whole family and enjoy the many activities that are part of this...