Events Calendar

Quesnel's Little People Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of the 23 painted fire hydrants in downtown Quesnel and learn about the history and folklore of this charming town. This self-guided tour begins at City Hall on the corner of Kinchant Street and St. Laurent Avenue. Pick up your brochure at the Quesnel Visitor Centre at 703 Carson Avenue.

Activities
Art Viewing
Communities
Quesnel
Regions
Northern BC

Waterton Wildflower Festival

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This event opens your mind and your nose to the world of alpine vegetation. Workshops include hiking, painting, photography and wildflower identification – including some on horseback.

Activities
Photography
Wildlife
Regions
Southern Alberta

Gran Fondo Badlands

Are you bad enough? The Badlands Gran Fondo has the distance to suit every cyclist through the breathtaking badlands of Alberta. Make sure you stop for a “Baconsaurus” at the aid station at the Last Chance Saloon in Wayne.

Activities
Biking
Regions
Central Alberta

T'sasala Cultural Group

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Traditional Native dance performance in the Big House. This event is the only opportunity you will have to see the inside of the Big House as it is typically closed to the public for viewing. Dance is on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm. Admission: Adults $20.00 per person, child 12 years and under $10.00 per person

Activities
Dancing
Regions
Vancouver Island

BC Bike Race

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A 7 day mountain bike stage race from Victoria to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Includes course information, registration, and training advice.

Activities
Biking
Communities
Whistler
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

Frontier Cattle Drive

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Saddle up to experience the old west on a cattle drive moving a real herd to greener pasture. Take in the scenery and the serenity of southwest Alberta while learning the ropes of driving a herd.

Activities
Farming
Regions
Southern Alberta

Bowen Island Yoga Retreat

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If you're interested in investing in yourself, consider spending a weekend on retreat with me on Bowen Island.

Activities
Yoga
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

REO Songwriters Retreat

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What makes the REO Songwriters retreat different from any other songwriting camp? Start with an incredible setting

Activities
Songwriting
Regions
Thompson Okanagan

8th Annual Alert Bay 360 Eco Paddle

Annual kayak race around Alert Bay (Cormorant Island)

Activities
Kayaking
Regions
Vancouver Island

Plein Air Painting Festival at Kilby

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Don't miss Kilby's third annual "In the Open Air" painting festival! Come and see the competitors as their paintings develop!

Activities
Art Viewing
Painting
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

Northern Lights Viewing

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Witness the mesmerizing display of the northern lights as they ripple and dance across the night sky. Tours include two nights of viewing and opportunities to explore the northern reaches of Alberta.

Activities
Star gazing
Communities
Fort McMurray
Regions
Northern Alberta

Carving On The Edge Festival

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Carving on the Edge Festival is a celebration of the West Coast carver, showcasing traditional and contemporary west coast wood carving with a full calendar of exhibits, storytelling, family programs, demonstrations and a variety of hands-on workshops.

Activities
Art Viewing
Woodworking
Communities
West Vancouver Island
Regions
Vancouver Island

Art in the Park

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Head to Vermilion for a fun-filled day for the whole family. Enjoy a free lunch, cinnamon buns baked in our community oven, painting class, art talents, displays, face painting, live music, and artisan exhibitors. Centered in the heart of Vermilion, there are many activities that can be enjoyed during this action packed weekend.

Activities
Art Viewing
Painting
Communities
Vermilion
Regions
Central Alberta

BC River's Day at Kilby

Celebrate BC Rivers Day at the confluence of the Fraser and Harrison rivers. We plan to highlight the many values of our two rivers and increase public awareness & stewardship of this 37th annual, British Columbia celebration.

Activities
Kayaking
Wildlife
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

Celebrate Cranberry Day at Fort Langley National Historic Site! Experience the popular cranberry stomp, and play a host of cranberry and farm related games. Don't miss the wonderful cranberry-themed market in the village too! Free admission in 2017 in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday.

Activities
Dining
Farming
Communities
Vancouver
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

Whistler Writers Festival

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The Whistler Writers Festival returns to celebrate the art of storytelling with an all-star lineup of guest authors and top tier events. Writers, readers and storytellers of all levels will be able to further their knowledge of the written word through a combination of development workshops, panel discussions, and reading and spoken word events during the action-packed weekend.

Activities
Writing
Communities
Whistler
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

Bald Eagle Festival

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Celebrating the beauty and biodiversity of the Fraser River Valley by honouring the majestic Bald Eagle and the Cycle of the Salmon.

Activities
Wildlife
Regions
Vancouver & Sea to Sky