All posts in the 2017 category

2017 raffle winners!

Congratulations to the 2017 Raffle winners and a big thank you to all the sponsors that made it possible! The gift of flight from Westjet- Christina #073 The Canmore Folk Festival Golden Tarp – Dana #086 Vancouver Folk Fest – Two weekend passes – Holly #208 Mount Engadine Lodge – One… Continue Reading

Coco Love Alcorn Flash Mob Choir

(click to enlarge) Frequently Asked Questions What if I don’t sing regularly? That’s ok 🙂 No experience is necessary Where do we rehearse? Rehearsal is on Saturday, August 5 from 11 am – noon at Lawrence Grassi Middle School – gym.  Use the main entrance on 7th Avenue. What song are we… Continue Reading

Thanks to the folks who help make it all happen!

As we near the festival we wanted to step back and take some time to thank our sponsors. Without the support of our sponsors it would be impossible to offer the Canmore Folk Festival experience in the way that we’ve all come to know and love. Major Sponsors like: Alberta… Continue Reading

Where Can I Camp Near The Canmore Folk Festival?

Hey Folks, Just responding to the numerous inquiries about camping in and around the Canmore area. We at the office want to see all you lovely folkies at this year’s festival, so we took the time to put together a list of where you might be able to snag a… Continue Reading

They’re here, they’re here, the prizes are here!

Go far with the Canmore Folk Festival and Westjet. This year’s grand prize is two tickets to anywhere Westjet flies! With flights to the UK and US and Canada to the Caribbean this is a special trip. Speaking of special trips how about free passes and the best seat in… Continue Reading

Festival App 2017

  Check out the Canmore Folk Music Festival app! The big day is here! The Canmore Folk Music Festival app has an easy-to-use interface and all of the information you need to prepare for the festival! We encourage everyone who is coming to the Canmore Folk Music Festival this year… Continue Reading

Leeroy Stagger After Party at The Drake

Leeroy Stagger After Party at The Drake Still have some energy after Saturday night’s mainstage? We wanted to do something special this year to celebrate our 40th year. Join us at The Drake for our official after-party featuring Leeroy Stagger. Local favourite Seth Anderson opens the festivities. Free entry with… Continue Reading

Get where you’re going with ROAM Transit and the Canmore Folk Festival

The Canmore Folk Festival is excited to announce our new partnership with ROAM Transit. Special bus times will allow Folkies to return to Banff by bus after the end of Folk Festival Main Stage performances. Buses will be available at no cost on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday evening, from 9th… Continue Reading

Canada Far & Wide: Grands Esprits

Canada Far & Wide: Grands Esprits Friday, August 4th, 2017  — Canmore Civic Centre — FREE ADMISSION– To celebrate Canadas 150th birthday we’re adding some special programming! We have partnered with Vancouver, Calgary, Regina and Winnipeg Folk Festivals for a special Canada 150+ project: Canada Far & Wide: Grand Esprits. This collaboratively… Continue Reading

Canmore Folk Music Festival Hotel Partners

Hey Folks, It doesn’t feel like summer yet but festival season is just around the corner. The August long weekend is one of the busiest weekends in Canmore and we want to make sure our Folkies aren’t left in the cold. The Canmore Folk Music Festival wouldn’t be possible without… Continue Reading