Ride your bike to the 40th

    The Canmore folk festival is pleased to be partnering with the Canmore Community Cruisers to offer secure bike parking this year. This makes it even more convenient and enjoyable to GO BY BIKE to Centennial Park. Enjoy the fabulous mountain scenery and local vibe as you pedal from… 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

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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

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

2016 Raffle Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Canmore Folk Festival raffle!   WestJet- Two tickets to anywhere that WestJet flies- #934 Lorna from Calgary Canmore Folkfest-The Golden Tarp! Two passes to the 2017 festival and the right to reserve your tarp placement for the entire festival – #917 Peter from… Continue Reading

Want to be part of this crew?

It’s Not too late to volunteer for 2016! There are still opportunities to be involved with the longest running folk music festival in Alberta. For the last 39 years, we have come together with over 500 volunteers to bring the finest roots, bluegrass, world, blues and gospel music to ever-increasing… Continue Reading

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