Canmore Festival of Art & Creativity

Join us for Alberta Culture Days! Celebrate the Bow Valley's creative spirit with 10 days of FREE events and arts programming.

Full Schedule and Registration

Sept. 17 - Sept. 26

Registration might be required


Saturday, September 25

Outdoors - artsPlace Parking Lot

10 a.m. onwards

Clay Play

Family Friendly

11 - 11:45 a.m.

Creative Fun in the artsPlace HUB Gallery

Fun for Everyone

Drop-in times 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Drop In

Clay Play

Family Friendly

1 - 1:45 p.m.

Indoor Concert

Doors 7 p.m. // Concert 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 26

Clay Play

Family Friendly

11 - 11:45 a.m.

Creative Fun in the artsPlace HUB Gallery

Fun for Everyone

Drop-in hours 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Clay Play

Family Friendly

1 - 1:45 p.m.


Community Events Sat. Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.

artsPlace Creativity Fair

Join us for a fun family day of live performances, art demos, interactive art making, and community booths.

Featured Performances:

Minotaur - Family Theatre - Pine Tree Players

The Smalleyes Family - Stoney Nakoda Dance and Music

Entangled Puppetry - Family Musical Performance

Live Music Sat. Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Festival Closing Concert

Join us for an awesome indoor concert in lieu of the Festival’s kick off concert. It will be an evening of great of music with an amazing roster of local talent. Let’s celebrate the best of what the Bow Valley’s creative community has to offer!

Featuring Phillip Alexander Nugent, Seth Anderson, Amelie Patterson, Northern Quarter & Zebra.

Proof of vaccination, physical distancing, mandatory masking and reduced capacity guidelines will be in place.

Update as of September 16

Starting Sept. 20 all staff, volunteers, artists, instructors and patrons entering artsPlace to participate in programming or attend events will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result. Information on proof of vaccination or negative test can be found here:

  • All indoor events, workshops and activities scheduled will still happen as advertised and pre-registration will be required for some of them. Physical distancing, mandatory masking, proof of vaccination and reduced capacity guidelines will be in place.
  • All outdoor events on Sat. Sept. 25 are still on! Physical distancing and cohorting guidelines will be in place.

Thank you for your understanding and patience in these very trying times for everyone. We really appreciate your ongoing support of artsPlace and look forward to seeing you at the Festival!

We currently don't offer any programming that matches that criteria. Please visit our What's On page to view other exciting programming currently available.

Celebrate Alberta Culture Days with us. Ten days of FREE events and fun programming!

Enjoy art workshops, artist demonstrations, hands-on activities, films, a community campfire, an outdoor artisan market, and live performances - art and creativity will abound, promising fun for people of all ages to enjoy!

Thank you to the following sponsors.

Health and Safety at artsPlace
The health and safety of our patrons, staff and the community remain our top priority. Read more about our current health & safety protocols here.

You May Also Like

See All