Tourism Squamish

Brackendale Eagle Festival

A Tribute to our Birds of Prey.

Celebrate the 32nd annual Brackendale Eagle Festival and Count 2018, 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. 

2018 Eagle Festival Events

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

Sun. Jan. 7 
32nd Annual Brackendale Winter Eagle Count

The Brackendale Winter Eagle Count is conducted by trained volunteers for scientific purposes. It is not open to the public but if you would like to participate please contact volunteer [at] During the Count day you can go out to look at eagles or enjoy the amenities of the Brackendale Art Gallery as the count results are returned throughout the day.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Eagle walking tours at 10 am, displays and more TBA.

Sat. Jan. 13 at 8 pm
AUGUST: Beverley Elliott, Linda Kidder & Rae Armour
Tickets $20 at Brackendale Art Gallery & Anna's Interiors

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and feel safe while having a hot flash.  AUGUST is a group of three Westcoast singer/songwriters, Beverley Elliott, Linda Kidder and Rae Armour who write and perform original music, threaded through with stories, anecdotes and confessions.

Sunday January 14   1 - 4 pm
(by donation)

A community celebration of Music, Art and Nature! Presented by The Brackendale Art Gallery Theatre Teahouse Society working to preserve and promote the Brackendale Art Gallery as a Community Arts and Nature Centre.

  • Opening Ceremonies.
  • Squamish First Nations Drummers
  • Brackendale, an original short comedy about Brackendale Eagles by Elaine Avila.
  • Art Displays and Music Performances by local artists.
  • Eagle Photography slide presentation by local nature photographers.
  • Beer Tasting compliments of Howe Sound Brewing, Introducing their Limited Edition Bald Eagle Pale Ale dedicated to the Eagle Watch program!
  • Activities for kids and adults.

Sat. Jan. 20 at 8 pm 
GRANT LAWRENCE & FRIENDS: An Evening Of Stories & Songs
with special musical guests JILL BARBER, DUSTIN BENTALL plus
Tickets $20 at Brackendale Art Gallery & Anna's Interiors

Join acclaimed author, CBC broadcaster and raconteur-extraordinaire Grant Lawrence for a fun-filled evening of stories and songs. Grant will read from all three of his books (Adventures in Solitude, The Lonely End of the Rink, Dirty Windshields)which will be complemented by a cavalcade of musical treats!

Sat. Jan. 27
Like the Eagles- VALDY returns!
with The Valdy Eagle Band

Tickets at Brackendale Art Gallery & Anna's Interiors
$35 (7 pm) with dinner
(Caesar Salad, Salmon Bisque & Dessert)
or $20 (8 pm) concert only. 

Full Schedule

January 01, 2018January 02, 2018January 03, 2018January 04, 2018January 05, 2018January 06, 2018January 07, 2018January 08, 2018January 09, 2018January 10, 2018January 11, 2018January 12, 2018January 13, 2018January 14, 2018January 15, 2018January 16, 2018January 17, 2018January 18, 2018January 19, 2018January 20, 2018January 21, 2018January 22, 2018January 23, 2018January 24, 2018January 25, 2018January 26, 2018January 27, 2018January 28, 2018


Eagle Viewing

Brackendale Art Gallery

Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park

Eagle Floats

See Also

Warm Up To Winter In Squamish