Local Events and Festivals

Holden offers a range of fine professional performances in on old styled live theater with 4 shows in the Season Series, and a Christmas Special.

Beaver Regional Arts Society

Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival
Annual summer music festival in Stony Plain, Alberta

Come By The Hills
Come By The Hills is an annual, multi-genre music festival typically held on the 3rd weekend of August, at the Mistahiya Retreat Centre, in the Battle River Valley between Wainwright and Vermillion, Alberta.

Vegreville Train Station Open Mic
Perogies and Jam and other local musicians often perform at the Open Mic on Saturday evenings from 6:00 – 10:00 pm at the Vegreville Train Station.

Vegreville Pysanka Festival
Yearly summer festival showcasing traditional Ukranian music, food, and culture

Vermillion Folk Club
The Vermilion Folk Club, started in 1996, is a completely volunteer run, non-profit society dedicated to the promotion of live music in the Vermilion area. Tickets may be purchased at Ken’s Mercantile in Vermillion, Tel. (780) 853 – 2979.

Wendy Brook Music Festival
The Association organizes an annual, adjudicated Music and Speech Arts Festival for the Vegreville region. The Festival is not part of the provincial festival association and is therefore not restricted to set pieces and is able to offer more flexibility for participants. Competition is not emphasized but some awards are given on the recommendation of the adjudicators. The Festival is open to all.

Willingdon Gospel Coffee House
Meets every Friday evening at 5005 – 50 Street. For more information, call (780) 367 – 2100.