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Your Canmore Folk Fest Transportation Guide For The 2023 Festival

There is nothing that brings us more joy than providing an amazing lineup of folk music for the thousands of people who attend our event each year. However, our audience members must first get to Centennial Park in downtown Canmore, which is becoming increasingly complex to navigate. Below we have put… Continue Reading

Canmore Folk Music Festival appoints Jenna Klein-Waller as Executive Director

The Canmore Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Jenna Klein-Waller as its new Executive Director. Jenna will lead operations and artistic programming for our organization. She is a senior arts leader with over 15 years of progressive experience developing and managing multi-disciplinary arts programs, festivals, and… Continue Reading

Dancing, Just Like The Bear

Saturday and Sunday evening the last act is meant to get you up and shaking your tail feathers or “Bear Butt”. Here are the “Bear Necessities” so you know what’s up!   If you place your tarp in front of the designated line (within 30 feet from the stage) your tarp space is yours until… Continue Reading

2022 – Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Call! It’s just about time for the 45th annual Canmore Folk Music Festival! Our army of over 600 volunteers brings you the great experience you’ve become accustomed to every year. We plan to do the same thing this year. However, we need a few more hands on deck. We’re… Continue Reading

Board of Directors Recruitment

 Volunteer positions are available on the Canmore Folk Festival Board of Directors!   The Canmore Folk Music Festival (CFMF) is in its 45th year and is the longest-running festival in Alberta. Do you want to help guide the festival into the future? Consider joining our Board of Directors and becoming part… Continue Reading

Canmore Folk Fest Covid 19 Approach

Dearest Folkies, We are so excited for the return of the Canmore Folk Music Festival in Centennial Park from July 30th to August 1, 2022. Festival weekend is a staple for folkies in our community and beyond and there is nothing we love more than coming together with all of… Continue Reading

2021 Mentorship Project – Applications Now Open

Canmore Folk Festival ADF Mentorship Project There are 5 spots available for local Bow Valley artists/musicians (Lake Louise to Stoney Nakoda Nation). We will have 5 well established touring artists working with those selected. The project will start with a virtual zoom style workshop day in early September with topics… Continue Reading

44th Annual Canmore Folk Festival Swag

  This year’s Folk Fest merch just dropped and we are so excited to share it all with you! Pre-orders are officially open now till Monday, July 5th! Be sure to act fast and have your merch delivered before the folk festival weekend! We have a wide variety of shirts,… Continue Reading

Retro Reel Playlist

  Take a trip back to the early days of the Canmore Folk Festival, with selected artists from 1978 -1999     Sit back and relax as you’re guided on a musical journey through 3 decades of performers who graced the stage of the CFMF. Enjoy the likes of Valdy,… Continue Reading

2020 Canmore Folk Festival: COVID-19 Cancellation Letter To The Community

Folkies, It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Canmore Folk Festival. We are as heartbroken as you are. If the separation and isolation of this pandemic has taught us anything, it is the importance of community. We have always believed a healthy community… Continue Reading