Festival Info

NEXT FESTIVAL:  August 4 -7, 2016

Edmonton Folk Music Festival, staged in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in beautiful downtown Gallagher Park, happens each year in the second weekend in August. We thank the many sponsors who support this event and enable us to offer world-class music at affordable prices.

Future dates:

2016 – August 4 – 7
2017 – August 10 – 13
2018 – August 9 – 12


Ticket are sold through our office, and Ticketmaster (website and outlets) Complete ticket information here. Tickets go on sale the first Saturday in June.


Artists for the upcoming festival will always be announced on the Wednesday before tickets go on sale. In 2016, this will fall on Wednesday, June 1st.


If you are a volunteer in any capacity, up-to-date and relevant information can be found here.


Want to participate in the Festival as a performer, volunteer, or vendor? Read this first.

Want to advertise in the Festival Program Book? Contact Glenda Dennis

Festival Archives

Looking for information from festivals past? See our archive of Past Performers and our Archive Gallery.