UPDATE: Passes will go on sale at the Main Gate starting at 4:30 pm Friday, 9:30 am Saturday and 9:30 am Sunday. The Main Gate is near the north end of the College by the reservoir. For a map showing the location of the Main Gate go to: Online sales at will end at 3:30 pm Friday, 8 am Saturday and 8 am Sunday. In person sales at the GPLT Box office will end at 3:30 pm Friday. 3 day and single day passes will be available for purchase at the Main Gate all weekend.

Grande Prairie’s inaugural festival, the Bear Creek Folk Festival will take place on August 12-14, 2016 and will feature over 30 great national and international touring artists spanning 2 days and 3 nights.

Some of the great artists who will be performing at our 2016 festival include:

-case/ lang / veirs (neko case, kd lang, and laura veirs)
-Corb Lund
-Bruce Cockburn
-Ruthie Foster
-Ashley MacIsaac

For a complete listing of all 33 performers, please visit

Festival Hours:
Friday–Gate at 4:30pm, show 6:30pm-12:00am
Saturday–Gate at 9:30am, show 11am-12:00am
Sunday–Gate at 9:30am, show 11am-11pm

Three Day Weekend Pass:
Weekend Pass – Adult $159.00, Youth (12-17)/Senior (65-79) $106.20

Purchase Weekend Passes here: Three Day Weekend Pass

One Day Passes:
Friday – Adult $64, Youth/Senior $39
Saturday – Adult $69, Youth/Senior $45
Sunday – Adult $69, Youth/Senior $45

Purchase Day Passes here: Friday Pass, Saturday Pass, Sunday Pass

Seniors 80 years and older, and kids under 12 are free, courtesy of the City of Grande Prairie.


To get involved and for more information, visit our website

Contact the festival at