festival info

The 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.


Links about us:

The Well Endowed Podcast - Go Wildly Forward

Check us out in North America's best festivals 

Recommended by roughguides.com

Future dates:

2021 August 5 - 8

2022 August 4 - 7

2023 August 10 - 13



Tickets are sold through our office, and online via Ticketmaster 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 2019, this will fall on Wednesday, May 29.


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


Looking for information from festivals past? See our archive of Past Performers and our  Photo Gallery.  For our Archive of past program books visit the Peel Collection online.