For some of you, spring has sprung. For others, there’s still snow on the ground, but eventually, we’ll all find ourselves in the thick of the summer season. When it finally arrives, what better way to celebrate than with a cold beer and some bass? Here are 17 huge music festivals in Canada that you can enjoy in 2024!

Shambhala Music Festival

Highly anticipated from coast to coast, Shambhala will return this year with an incredible lineup that includes Chromeo, Dillon Francis, Disclosure and more. Tickets are currently sold out, however you can join their waitlist above.

When: July 26th-29th, 2024
Where: Salmo River Ranch, British Columbia
Cost: $549+

Festival d’été de Québec

This one is going to be huge Canada! Running from July 4th-14th, Festival d’été de Québec 2024 will feature some incredible acts including Post Malone, Motley Crue, Jonas Brothers and 50 Cent! Interested? Tickets start at $150.

When: July 4th – 14th, 2024
Where: Multiple venues, Quebec City, Quebec
Cost: $150+ per ticket

VELD Music Festival

The largest annual electronic dance music festival in Canada! Featuring Alesso, Marshmello, Martin Garrix and so, so many more, Toronto’s VELD Music festival is not one to be missed. Check it out this August.

When: August 2nd – 4th, 2024
Where: Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Rd, Toronto, Ontario
Cost: $169+ per ticket

Chasing Summer

Chasing Summer will be back in 2024! While they don’t have a lineup announced, past years have featured headliners including Excision, Loud Luxury, Shaquille O’Neal (aka DJ Diesel), Armin Van Buuren, Fisher, and Malaa. Fans can expect bright lights, big bass, and a ton of colour.

When: August 3rd – 4th, 2024
Where: Calgary, Alberta
Cost: TBA


As Canada’s largest arts and music festival, this is another you will not want to miss – especially because this year’s headliners are wild. Featuring Noah Kahan, Hozier, Green Day, SZA, and Renee Rapp, it’s sure to be a memorable weekend.

When: August 2nd – 4th, 2024
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec
Cost: $165+ per ticket

The Badlands Music Festival

Among all of Alberta’s Stampede craziness, music lovers are encouraged to kick off their boots in exchange for some dancing sneaks. The Calgary Badlands Music Festival is a variety festival with featured artists Rezz & Dr. Fresch, Chris Lake & Elderbrook, Swedish House Mafia, John Summit, Slander, Chase and Status, and Ahadadream. More acts will be announced closer to the festival.

When: July 4th – 14th, 2024
Where: 725 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Cost: Tickets vary

NXNE Music Festival

Described as “Canada’s most important discovery music festival” NXNE has helped major artists get started. These talented people have included the likes of Billy Talent, The Arkells, Daniel Caesar, Feist, the Weeknd, Sam Roberts, Knaan, Lizzo, and the Lumineers – just to name a few. 

When: June 12th – 16th, 2024
Where: 115 Danforth Avenue, Suite 302. Toronto, Ontario
Cost: $32+

Boots and Hearts

Yeehaw! Country fans, get ready because this summer you’re encouraged to check out Boots and Hearts. A festival that will feature Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, Matchbox Twenty and Brothers Osborne just to name a few. Check out this music fest from August 8th-11th.

When: August 8th – 11th, 2024
Where: Burls Creek Event Grounds, 240 8 Line S, Oro Station, ON
Cost: $113.31+

The Calgary Stampede

From the Coca-Cola Stage and Nashville North to The Big Four Roadhouse and the Saddledome – Calgary’s city-wide honky-tonk will feature a number of stages and artists including The Jonas Brothers, Motley Crue, Miranda Lambert and Nickleback with so many more to come.

When: July 5th – 14th, 2024
Where: Calgary, Alberta
Cost: Prices vary

FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières

Rise Against, Flo Rida, Cypress Hill, Goldfinger and more. FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières is a huge annual festival in Quebec. With 9 days and 111 shows, you’re in for a wild time. Check it out!

When:June 27th – July 7th, 2024
Where: 800 Rue du Fleuve C, Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Cost: $45

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An electronic music festival in Ottawa, Escapade runs from June 21st to the 23rd. This year’s headliners include Zedd, The Chainsmokers, Kyle Walker, Steve Aoki and more, which is why it’s no surprise that general admission is sold out -but don’t fret! You can still put your name on the waitlist. 

When: June 21st – 23rd, 2024
Where: Lansdowne Park, 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON
Cost: $349+

Ambleside Music Festival

From Weezer and Third Eye Blind to Said The Whale, Bahamas, Bran Van 3000, Ambleside Music Festival has seen some huge names. There’s no lineup announced for 2024 yet, but we can only imagine it’ll include some incredible artists!

When: 2024
Where: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver
Cost: TBA

Rifflandia Music Festival  

Victoria’s iconic Rifflandia Festival is a massive, four-day music festival held at multi venues at the Royal Athletic Park. Take your pick of the Main and RiffTop Stages, and get ready for this year’s lineup to drop!

When: September 13th–15th, 2024
Where: 1014 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria
Cost: TBA

 Winnipeg Folk Festival

Love folk music? There will be no better festival than the WFF! Set to take Winnipeg this July, fans of the genre can check out a number of acts including Orville Peck, Mt. Joy, Lucinda Williams, Band of Horses, Shakey Graves and Noah Cyrus (just to name a few). Tickets are on sale now!

When: July 11th-14th, 2024
Where: Birds Hill Provincial Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $115+

Country Thunder

Hold on to your Cowboy hats because his August, Country Thunder is back. A huge honky-tonkin’ festival held in Calgary, Alberta, CT showcases artists, local food trucks and of course musical acts like Dallas Smith, Hardy and Luke Combs.

When: August 16th – 18th, 2024
Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: $250+

FVDED In The Park

A two-day festival in Surrey, BC – FVDED In The Park will feature Swedish House Mafia, Kx5 (Kaskade and deadmau5), John Summit, Dom Dolla, Chase & Status, Chris Lake, Diplo, Gryffin, SLANDER, Zeds Dead and so many more. Needless to say, you won’t want to miss it!

When: July 5th-6th, 2024
Where: Surrey, British Columbia
Cost: $190+

Cowboys Music Festival

Don’t be fooled by the name, The Cowboys Music Festival will feature a variety of musicians in every genre. While their FULL lineup has yet to be announced, fans are able to purchase tickets to see their early headliners – Tate McRae, Kip Moore, Brett Kissel and Cooper Alan, Riley Green and Bailey Zimmerman.

When: July 4th – 14th, 2024.
Where: 519 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta
Cost: $38+

There you have it, friends – 17 music festivals you can check out in Canada this year. Get ready and stay ready! It’s going to be a fantastic sunny season.