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Squamish Valley Music Festival

Squamish Music Festival

The Squamish Valley Music Festival was a major outdoor music event that took place in August in Squamish, about halfway between Vancouver and Whistler.

Attracting over 100,000 fans in recent years, the festival featured three days of concerts by major international bands of all genres, along with national and emerging West Coast talent.

NOTE: As of 2016, the Squamish Valley Music Festival is no longer running.

Squamish Valley Music Festival

In 2015 the Squamish Valley Music Festival took place on the weekend of August 7-9.

In its last year there were four stages featuring over 70 artists. Performers included Mumford & Sons, Drake and Sam Smith as the main headliners. Other popular bands included James Bay and Vancouver’s own Dear Rouge. 118,000 people attended over the three-day, three-night event in 2015, making it the largest outdoor music event in Western Canada.

Squamish Music Festival Venue

Festival Ticket Prices

Admission prices to the Squamish Valley Music Festival in 2015 were as follows:

  • Single day: $149.50 (plus fees and shipping)
  • Weekend: $275-325 (plus fees and shipping)
  • VIP passes: $799 (plus fees and shipping)
  • Children 12 and under were free

Camping sites were available at the event for $345 for up to 4 people.

Parking was $37 per day or $99 for the weekend.

Where was the Music Festival?

The Squamish Valley Music Festival took place at Centennial Field, Logger Sports Grounds and Hendrickson Fields in Squamish, BC, which is about an hour outside Vancouver.

Stawamus Chief and Squamish Festival Crowds

Other Information

Check out the official Squamish Valley Music Festival website for more information.

For more photos on the 2015 Squamish Valley Music Festival, check out our Pinterest postings.

For more information on things to do in August in the Lower Mainland, check out Vancouver’s Best Places’ event calendar.