An Annual festival for the arts
The Wind Festival for the Arts
Last year, the Wind Festival for the Arts had a historic year with more than 3000 people attending the weekend of arts, culture, and community. In 2018, we are bringing you even more. From amazing workshops to local artists, live performances to the biggest artisan market we have ever seen - The Wind Festival for the Arts is officially the largest free festival in Squamish.
The Wind Festival for the Arts is a not-for-profit festival presented and organized by the Squamish Arts Council (SAC). The SAC is a Squamish non-profit that works to support and develop arts and culture in the community. Visit the SAC website for more information on the organization's mandate, programs, and events. Better yet, become of a member of SAC to continue supporting local arts in Squamish!
Schedule of Events
This year's festival is all about bringing the beauty of art to the vibrant community of Squamish. On July 28th, there will be live demonstrations and workshops from local artists including a live carving demonstration, mural painting, and tile workshop. More details on the workshops featured at the Festival will be posted as they become available.
up with art: craft workshop for kids
live carving demonstration with xwalacktun
screen printing: byot (t-shirt) printing workshop
mimosas & Mosaics: mosaic workshop with cocktails
more workshops and demos to come!
Schedule of Events
Performers & Musical Acts
21018 will feature some spectacular performers from Squamish and beyond. Take a break from shopping at the artisan market and snacking on sweet treats to get your dance on. Check out some of the awesome bands and performers we'll be featuring below!
Headliner: Coming soon...
John welsh band
More to come!
To be announced
Every year we are very lucky to feature some amazing local artisan and food vendors at the Wind Festival for the Arts. This year we have more than ever who will be featuring their goods such as leather items, yarn and crafts, custom made jewelry, and more! Interested in becoming a vendor yourself? Check out our application page for more details.
Rad & Tagg Leatherworks
Named after sons Radec and Taggish, Lindsey Gosnell creates beautiful leather pieces her in Squamish, BC.
charcoal & Grain
Home Decor & Furniture made from locally sourced reclaimed/salvaged wood & recycled materials in Beautiful Squamish, BC.
West Coast Indigenous natural finished Wood Bowls by George Jablonsky.
more to come!
Even more amazing vendors to be announced.