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.