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Calgary Folk Music Festival

Calgary Folk Music Festival is one of Canada's flagship, trailblazing music festivals held annually since 1980 at the beautiful Prince's Island Park in Calgary, Alberta. Our broad, cutting-edge programming boasts over seventy artists from near and far playing on eight stages in concerts and collaborative sessions featuring everything from folk to funk to fresh hip hop. While on our Island village, revel in activities for the whole family, explore our handmade arts market, delight in global cuisines, and relax in our tree-shaded Big Rock Brewery beer garden.

What to bring

This a shortlist of items that you can bring onto the grounds that'll improve your time at Folk Fest.


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We’re made up of friends and family here. Please respect your fellow folk.

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Bring your camera

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Bring your service animal

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Have a good time

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Bring a festival chair

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Don't bring your tripod

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Don't bring your pet

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Don't harass anyone

Don't bring big chair

Don't bring a beach chair


Our festival takes place on the beautiful Prince’s Island Park in downtown Calgary.