Gellatly Fields and West Kelowna Amphitheater July 6 & 7, 2019
Come celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Okanagan Indigenous Culture through traditional and contemporary music, dance, storytelling, workshops, vendors and art. A day at the Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival will be a very fulsome and entertaining experience. People can watch performances, dancers, music, and comedy, enjoy artistic workshops and Indigenous culinary delights while socializing, and generally immersing themselves in an inclusionary cultural experience.
- $100 weekend VIP pass (includes: backstage entry, official bannock judge badge, free access to any workshop, limited edition tobacco pouch and swag bag.)
- $35 single day pass
- $15 Youth / Elder Tickets (ages 11-17 & 55+)
- Children 10 and under are free
- $0-$65 per workshop
Register to attend a variety of traditional arts and crafts workshops as well as contemporary musical instruction, ranging from hip-hop and songwriting to hand drum & rattle making.
There will also be information sessions on traditional plant foraging. The Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival will be a celebration focused on cultural revitalization. There will be traditional and contemporary Indigenous Music and Performance Artists on the main stage.
Fill Your Basket
It is expected that the nqʷícsʔtxʷ an pínaʔ (fill your basket) Vendor Village will see booth registrants from artisans, crafters and fashion designers from across Canada. There will also be a kid’s activity tent and lots of family-focused fun such as arts, crafts and dance classes. We welcome people from all age groups who are very closely connected to history, music, art, fashion or are curious about First Nations’ culture.
There are single day, weekend and limited VIP tickets available. We suggest a souvenir from a workshop or artisan as the perfect way to take the memories you make home with you.
Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival will take place on Gellatly Fields and West Kelowna Amphitheater July 6 & 7, 2019. Tickets will be available online April 15th, 2019.
The purpose of the event is to showcase the music, art, history and culture of a diversity of First Nations people.