Things To Do ~ EVENTS & FESTIVALS
It is probably the intense combination of long daylight hours and an excess of clean fresh air ~ items that are commonplace throughout the Deh Cho Travel route, that fosters the abundance of artistic talents.
During one of your many stops on the route - plan to take a bit of extra
time to take in a one of the many community festivals or other organized events.
Listed below is but a brief sample !
|YK Summer Solstice Festival||Yellowknife, NT||mid June|
|Bud Country Fever||Grande Prairie, AB||1st weekend in July|
|Grizfest||Tumbler Ridge, BC||August long weekend|
Arts & Cultural Events
|Sweetwater Arts Festival||Dawson Creek, BC||mid June|
|The Open Sky Festival||Fort Simpson, NT||end of June|
|Lac Cardinal Pioneer Days||Grimshaw, AB||second week of August|
Other Unique Events
|Int'l Chainsaw Carving Championship||Chetwynd, BC||early June|
|Battle River Rodeo||Manning, AB||mid July|
|Paddlefest (kayak & canoe festival)||Fort Smith, NT||1st week of August|
Suggested Links to regional event listings:
- Alberta Mighty Peace Tourism ~ events calendar
- British Columbia Tourism Dawson Creek ~ major events
- Northwest Territories NWT Tourism ~ what to do