Tourism Squamish

Brackendale Eagle Festival

A Tribute to our Birds of Prey.

Celebrate the 31th annual Brackendale Eagle Festival, a month long festival featuring a special line-up of concerts, lecture series, art shows, group tours and the annual Bald Eagle Count held on the first Sunday in January. 

2017 Eagle Festival Events

For more information about the Brackendale Eagle Festival or for event tickets, visit the Brackendale Art Gallery website or call 604.898.3333

Eagle Art Show - All month
Eagle images by Wes Coast artists, featurng Roy Hamaguchi and Norman Rich

Brackendale Eagle Count - Sunday, January 8
The Brackendale Winter Eagle Count is conducted by trained volunteers for scientific purposes. If you would like to participate in the official count, contact volunteer [at]  During the Count Day, you can go out and view the eagles or enjoy the amenities at the Brackendale Art Gallery as the count results are turned in throughout the day.
Activities include: Eagle walking tours at 10am. displays, and more.

The Scott Verbeek Quintet - Saturday, January 14 at 8pm
Tickets and more info, Brackendale Art Gallery 604.898.3333

The Natural World Lecture Series - Sundays, January 15, 22, 29 at 7pm
Three evenings of media presentations, admission by donation

  • Sunday, January 15 - Living Dinosaurs of Howe Sound
  • Sunday, January 22 - Ecoviolence: Its Role in Life and Fiction Encouring Lessons from Standing Rock
  • Sunday, January 29 - Bears and Wolves 2016

For more information on this lecture series, visit the Brackendale Art Gallery website

A Celebration of Eagles -  Saturday, January 21 12-5pm
A community gathering of music and art. 

  • Musical performances throughout the day.
  • Special art displays by local artists, featuring Tim Cyr Photography & Visuals
  • Beer tasting compliments of 2 local breweries, Howe Sound Brewing and A-Frame Brewing Company
  • Activities for all ages.

Valdy! & The Valdy Eagle Band, Saturday, January 28
Wing Ding Dinner & Dance; Valdy $20 8pm; Valdy & Dinner $35 7pm
Tickets at XOCO & Brackendale Art Galelry

More about Eagle Viewing in Squamish


Full Schedule

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Eagle Viewing

Brackendale Art Gallery

Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park

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