A Vibrant Summer in Squamish

2024 Squamish Summer Festivals Calendar

Enjoy the Eventful Summer Scene in Squamish

Welcome to a lively and eventful summer in Squamish, British Columbia! A short drive from North Vancouver. Events in Squamish during the heart of summer offer diverse festivals and activities that make the season truly special.

Starting in early June, the excitement of summer truly begins to unfold in Squamish with streets coming alive with performers captivating audiences of all ages.

This marks the beginning of an unforgettable summer festival season that stretches all the way through the end of August.

Each event is a unique opportunity to revel in the fun and joy of outdoor festivities, offering experiences ranging from live music and food fairs to cultural celebrations and art exhibitions.

Squamish’s summer invites locals and visitors alike to immerse themselves in the vibrant community spirit and the scenic beauty of the outdoors.

Be sure to add these unforgettable experiences to your events calendar. From detailed schedules of educational events to nights filled with live music, each event is crafted to enhance your summer days.

Explore the vibrant scene of local food, visual arts, and family-friendly fun that thrives under the warm Squamish sun. Delve into event details for a summer filled with unforgettable memories.

Festivals in Squamish

Squamish Beer Festival June 22nd

Taking place in mid-June, the Squamish Beer Festival is a highlight of the summer season, bringing together some of the best brews from over 55 craft breweries and cideries.

This festive gathering is an excellent opportunity for beer enthusiasts to sample a wide variety of unique and flavorful beers and ciders. Alongside the exceptional beverage selection, attendees can also enjoy live entertainment from talented local and regional artists.

To complete the experience, a variety of food vendors are on-site, offering delicious culinary options that pair perfectly with craft brews.

Friends cheersing beer at a beer festival | The Crash Hotel Squamish


SK̲WX̲WÚ7MESH SQUAMISH TOGETHER, scheduled for July 1st in early July, serves as a powerful testament to the rich cultural tapestry of Squamish.

This event, taking place in the heart of downtown Squamish, emphasizes the importance of unity, respect, and celebration of the diverse cultures that contribute to the community’s unique identity. The day is packed with a wide range of activities, from traditional Indigenous ceremonies to modern performances that bridge past and future.

Attendees can look forward to immersive cultural experiences, interactive workshops, and vibrant displays of local art and cuisine. This event not only offers entertainment but strives to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of the cultural heritage and contemporary significance of the Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh peoples and other vibrant cultures represented in Squamish.

Squamish Mural Walk Festival July 26th – July 27th

In mid-July, downtown Squamish transforms into an artistic wonderland with the fourth annual Squamish Mural Walk Festival, happening from July 26 to July 28.

This event celebrated as a highlight of Squamish’s vibrant art scene, invites locals and visitors alike to a captivating weekend filled with Art, Culture, Community, and Entertainment. The Mural Walk is a unique, free event available year-round, but the festival period particularly buzzes with heightened energy and creativity.

Attendees can expect fun activities ranging from live mural painting demonstrations to engaging street performances.

Additionally, the festival serves as a gateway to other events in the Squamish Summer Festival calendar, seamlessly blending into the fabric of a memorable and eventful season.

Artist painting a mural | The Crash Hotel Squamish
Shaping wood with a chainsaw like you would at a loggers sport festival | The Crash Hotel Squamish

Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival August 1st – 4th

The Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival, scheduled from August 1st to August 4th over the BC Day Long Weekend, is set to return with a bang for its 67th Annual celebration.

This adrenaline-packed festival is one of Squamish’s hallmark special events, attracting both local residents and tourists from afar.

Visitors can look forward to four days filled with high-energy competitions such as axe throwing, tree climbing, and log rolling, showcasing the skills and traditions of Canada’s loggers.

Beyond the gripping sporting events, the festival is also peppered with a variety of family-friendly activities, delicious local food options, and unique entertainment, making it a must-visit destination for anyone seeking to experience the rich cultural tapestry and community spirit of Squamish.

Squamish Arts Festival August 5th – 18th

Following the exhilaration of the Loggers Sports Festival, the Squamish Arts Festival promises to keep the cultural momentum vibrant and alive.

You can expect two full weeks of workshops, performing arts, live art, and more! Enjoy shows at Junction Park and the Squamish Oceanfront, where the breathtaking backdrop of the Chief and Howe Sound enhances the experience.

This festival showcases the talents of local artists and street performers, providing a platform for creative expression that resonates with both residents and visitors.

Watch the sunset, beach sand between your toes as you experience the new oceanfront in Squamish and feel all of the vibes.

From interactive art installations to live music sessions, there’s an adventure for every art enthusiast to embark upon, making the Squamish Arts Festival a highlight of the summer’s cultural calendar.

Music festival at the beach in Squamish BC | The Crash Hotel Squamish

Book Your Stay at The Crash Hotel

Inviting Accommodations

After a day filled with the excitement and adventure that Squamish’s festivals offer, The Crash Hotel stands as your perfect place to sleep.

Located at the heart of Squamish, it provides unparalleled convenience for those looking to immerse themselves fully in the seasonal festivities. Our boutique hotel not only places you steps away from festival venues but also serves as a cozy, welcoming hub where comfort meets style. Each room is designed with a unique flair, ensuring your stay is not just comfortable but also memorable.

The best part? Our roof top allows you to watch some of the festivals happening live in Downtown Squamish!

The Crash Hotel’s friendly staff are well-versed in local knowledge and ready to help you plan your day or recommend hidden gems in Squamish.

Whether you’re winding down from the exhilarating Loggers Sports Festival or gearing up for an artsy evening at the Squamish Arts Festival, The Crash Hotel offers the perfect backdrop for your summer adventures.

Comfort and Amenities

When you stay at The Crash Hotel, you’re in for a real treat with our uniquely designed room art. It’s like a burst of Squamish’s spirit right in your room! Each room showcases vibrant artwork that captures the local art scene’s creativity, making your stay feel like an extension of the Squamish Arts Festival itself. And that’s just the beginning.

We’ve got you covered with everything you need, from cozy bedding for a good night’s sleep to super-fast WiFi for easy connections. Plus, our hotel is right in the heart of downtown Squamish, giving you easy access to summer festivals, art shows, and fantastic dining and shopping spots.

If you want the full Squamish experience, The Crash Hotel is the place to be!