British Columbia Festivals 2016, 2017

South Cariboo Garlic Festival 2016

South Cariboo Garlic Festival

August 27, 2016

Garlic Festival Grounds on Hwy 97 just north of the Lac la Hache Townsite, Lac la Hache, British Columbia

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Ponderosa Festival 2016

Ponderosa Festival

August, 2016

Rock Creek Fair Grounds, Rock Creek, British Columbia

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Hackett Park Summer Arts & Craft Fair 2016

Hackett Park Summer Arts & Craft Fair

August, 2016

Hackett Park , Sechelt, British Columbia

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Rockin River Music Festival 2016

Rockin River Music Festival

August, 2016

Mission Raceway Park, Mission, British Columbia

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The Richmond Maritime Festival 2016

The Richmond Maritime Festival

August, 2016

Britannia Shipyards - National Historic Site, Richmond, British Columbia

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Port McNeill OrcaFest 2016

Port McNeill OrcaFest

August, 2016

TBD, Port McNeill, British Columbia

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True North Fraser Bluegrass Festival Labour Day Weekend 2016

True North Fraser Bluegrass Festival Labour Day Weekend

August, 2016

Albion Fairgrounds, Maple Ridge, British Columbia

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Boonstock 2016

Boonstock

August, 2016

Boonstock Music Festival, Penticton, British Columbia

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Live At Squamish 2016

Live At Squamish

August, 2016

Squamish, BC, Squamish, British Columbia

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Harmony Arts Festival 2016

Harmony Arts Festival

August, 2016

West Vancouver waterfront - West Vancouver, BC V7V 1A1, West Vancouver, British Columbia

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Haney Farmers Market 2016

Haney Farmers Market

August, 2016

Memorial Peace Park , Maple Ridge, British Columbia

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Artisan's Square 2016

Artisan's Square

August, 2016

St. Andrews on the Square , Kamloops, British Columbia

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Grassroots Yoga Festival 2016

Grassroots Yoga Festival

August, 2016

Alexandra Hall, Camp Alexandra, Surrey, British Columbia

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Cadboro Bay Festival 2016

Cadboro Bay Festival

August, 2016

Cadboro-Gyro Park, Victoria, British Columbia

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Victoria Dragon Boat Festival 2016

Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

August, 2016

Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina, Victoria, British Columbia

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Quayside Boardwalk Festival & Sale 2016

Quayside Boardwalk Festival & Sale

August, 2016

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia

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Wanderlust at Whistler 2016

Wanderlust at Whistler

August, 2016

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, Whistler, British Columbia

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Salmon Arm Blues and Roots Festival 2016

Salmon Arm Blues and Roots Festival

August, 2016

Salmon Arm, BC, Salmon Arm, British Columbia

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Otalith Music Festival 2016

Otalith Music Festival

August, 2016

Black Rock Resort, Ucluelet, British Columbia

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Victoria Fringe Festival 2016

Victoria Fringe Festival

August, 2016

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Victoria, British Columbia

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Victoria Classic Boat Festival 2016

Victoria Classic Boat Festival

August, 2016

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Victoria, British Columbia

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Anime Revolution 2016

Anime Revolution

August, 2016

Columbus Convention Center, Vancouver, British Columbia

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Rockin' The Island Music Festival 2016

Rockin' The Island Music Festival

August, 2016

Spit Soccer Fields - 1490 Island Highway North, Campbell River, British Columbia

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Outdoor Movie Night 2016

Outdoor Movie Night

August, 2016

King George Park West , Richmond, British Columbia

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Princeton Traditional Music Festival 2016

Princeton Traditional Music Festival

August, 2016

Downtown , Princeton, British Columbia

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About Festivals in British Columbia

Visitors to British Columbia are anything but short of festivals to attend during their stay. With British Columbia events spanning from music festivals to nature gatherings, there is sure to be something for everyone who finds themselves in this beautiful province.

There are British Columbia music festivals to satisfy fans of any genre. Pemberton Music Festival provides festival goers with four days of indie and hip hop music. Shambala Festival features performers in rock, pop, folk, and world music. Art fans can check out other artists and craftsmakers at the Artswell Festival. The PuSH International Performing Arts Festival showcases performances in theatre, dance, and hybrid performances.

Foodies flock to The Food Cart Fest to get a taste of Vancouver's top 20 food trucks. Along with the food, festival goers can listen to music, shop the market, learn about urban gardening, and play ping pong. The Hopscotch Fesitval offers attendees the chance to sip whisky, beer, and other spirits as well as educational activities to learn about the work that goes in to produce these beverages.

Other festivals in British Columbia span into nature and culture. The Brant Wildlife Festival celebrates the natural beauty of B.C. They offer marsh walks, geese watching, and a nature camp for kids. Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival provides two days of performances of Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets.