Summer festivals abound from late spring through September in Canada’s West Coast in southwestern British Columbia. Music is in the air almost every weekend; just follow the magical melodies and captivating rhythms.  Its artists will share their compelling west coast stories.

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Plan your 2023 festival season!

  1. 2 Rivers Remix is a free annual outdoor feast of contemporary Indigenous music and culture. Featuring local, regional and national Indigenous musicians creating an … read more

  2. Harrison Festival of the Arts, now in its 44th year, takes place in the beautiful village of Harrison Hot Springs, BC. Over 10 days it brings high quality roots … read more

  3. Formed in 1995, the Festival has grown from a small gathering to one of Canada’s premier roots, folk and global music festivals that celebrates musical … read more

  4. The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is a Canadian cultural institution. It is a unique community-based celebration internationally renowned for presenting the finest … read more

  5. The Mission Folk Music Festival was formed in 1988 by founding artistic director Francis Xavier Edwards and some musical friends who wanted more opportunities to … read more


Artist Testimonials

Curated by the participating festivals, these artists give you a window into what makes this region unique and their inspiration for calling it home.

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