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  • Lively and fun with tunes for everyone!
  • Friday • August 10, 2018
  • 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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  • Saturday • August 11, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Wapiti Music Festival is the home of Fresh Canadian Indie Music in the heart of the spectacular Elk Valley.

Stomp to the sound of the coolest tunes in the Rockies. Wapiti is a celebration of the best in fresh Canadian Indie. But more than that, Wapiti is a vibe. Wapiti is a feeling. Wapiti is a way of life. 

2018 LINEUP & SCHEDULE

FRIDAY AUGUST 10TH

6:00 PM Gates Open
6:45 PM Twin Bandit
8:15 PM The Royal Foundry
9:45 PM Shred Kelly, with guests Hark Raving Sirens
11:00 PM Gates Close

SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH

9:30 AM Gates Open
10:00 AM NEW! Morning Jam Session in the Beverage Garden
12:30 PM Carter and the Capitals
2:00 PM Lennan Delaney and Nathan Bishop
3:30 PM Elk Run & Riot
5:00 PM Yes We Mystic
6:30 PM Elliot BROOD
8:00 PM Wintersleep
9:45 PM My Son the Hurricane
11:00 PM Gates Close

Hear emerging Canadian indie artists on their way to becoming household names. Appreciate veteran performers with new energy to share. Dance with friends.

Walk or ride your bike to the centrally-located festival site just blocks from downtown Fernie in Annex park, nestled along the banks of the cool Elk River beneath the encircling Rocky Mountains. Come hungry, so you can enjoy all the good food on offer. The beer, merch, and kid’s craft tents are also popular. 

With plenty of activities – before, during, and after – and accessible ticket prices, Wapiti is an event for all ages. Kids and seniors are free!

2018 FESTIVAL PASSES:

FRIDAY: Adult $49 / Teen $29
SATURDAY: Adult $59 / Teen $29
WEEKEND: Adult $79 / Teen $49
+ Applicable Taxes

FREE for 12 & U / 65 &: tickets REQUIRED to secure entry (due to capacity issues). 

These passes are available on the website store and will be available for pick at up WILL-CALL at the festival grounds August 10-11th. Please "purchase" these tickets in advance to avoid disappointment the festival sells-out to capacity.

Tickets now on sale - PURCHASE HERE .

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Snow Valley Motel & RV Park, Red Tree Lodge, Park Place Lodge, Best Western PLUS Fernie Mountain Lodge, Fernie RV Resort, Canada's Best Value Inn & 901 Fernie are all within walking/biking distance. View all Places to Stay in Fernie.

Check out our Wapiti survival guide Itinerary for info on all the other amazing things that happen on Wapiti week! All details including date are subject to change. 

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