Explore Squamish - June 01, 2019

Shake Up the Cosmos at the Squamish Constellation Festival

Photo: Constellation Festival

Are You Ready for the Squamish Constellation Festival?

Three days and nights of music, art, food and drink are coming to Squamish July 26-28 featuring two stages and more than 40 acts of multiple genres. Everyone from Jessie Reyez to Dear Rouge will be there to shake up the cosmos and shine the light on exceptionally well-curated music and live art demonstrations. Read on to discover everything taking place throughout the Squamish Constellation Festival weekend. 

Music

Friday, July 26: Serena Ryder, Dear Rouge, Scenic Route to Alaska, Fast Romantics, Daysormay, Parker Bossley, The Boom Booms, Taylor James, Sarah McDougall, DJ Oshow

Saturday, July 27: Jessie Reyez, Cosmo Sheldrake, A Tribe Called Red, Shad, Peach Pit, Foxwarren, Jocelyn Alice, The Sunset Kids, Art D'ecco, Sam Lynch, Fred Penner, The Kw rks, Eagle Song Dancers, DJ Earthwoman

Sunday, July 28: Bahamas, Wintersleep, Halfmoon Run, The Jerry Cans, Current Swell, Hunting, Begonia, The Modelos, Luca Fogale, Jessicka, The Oot 'n Oots, Cat Madden

Photo: @westdigest

Art

Squamish Constellation Festival is excited to have assembled an incredible collection of artists who will be creating beautiful paintings and murals live on site. Expect vibrant, out of the ordinary, interactive, contemporary, abstract and realist works brought to life in front of your eyes!

Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to get their hands on a paintbrush and help create a massive community paint by number with Vancouver based Paintillio. 

...and the Circus! Circus performers will be roving through the festival, enchanting the young and the young at heart.

Photo: Squamish Constellation Festival

Food & Drink

Beverages from official sponsors Big Rock Brewery and Rock Creek Cider will be flowing throughout the festival grounds. Festival-goers will also be able to sample some of Squamish's local craft beverages, including Backcountry Brewing, Northyards Cider, Geo CiderHowe Sound Brewing, and Gillespie's Fine Spirits.  Mountain Squeeze, Squamish Water Kefir and Alice & Brohm food trucks will also be on site. 

Photo: Backcountry Brewing

Satellite Events

Friday, July 26: 

5 pm - 11:30 pm: Summer Satellite Session at Backcountry Brewing
The music continues at Backcountry Brewing where you will find live performances by Case of the Mondays and DJ Maximum Klause. The Satellite Session will also feature a tasty BBQ and visuals by BentMatter VJ's. 

Saturday, July 27:

10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Songwriter's Circle and Brunch at Executive Suites Hotel & Resort
If you like to know the stories behind the music, you will love this! Listen to Peach Pit, Jocelyn Alice, Sam Lynch and Sarah McDougall as they share the inspiration behind their songs.

2 pm - 11:30 pm: Summer Satellite Session at Backcountry Brewing
The music continues at Backcountry Brewing with live performances by The Tequilla Monkeys, DJ SLB and DJ Woodhead. Also featuring a tasty BBQ and visuals by BentMatter VJ's. 

Useful Information

Wristband Pickup
Wristbands will be available for pick-up at the Advance Box Office at the festival site on July 24 and 25 from noon to 8 PM. You can also pick-up your wristbands at the Box Office when you arrive at the festival. Remember to bring your barcodes so Box Office staff can scan your ticket and hand over a wristband.

Parking
Festival parking is located at Hendrickson Field. Parking passes can be purchased online here, or for $35 cash on-site. 

Accommodation Options

In addition to the hotels in Squamish, Constellation Festival has partnered with Cheekye Ranch on the banks of the Cheakamus River, and Klahanie Campground  (sold out) which is in walking distance of Shannon Falls, The Stawamus Chief and the Sea to Sky Gondola. Return shuttles will run throughout the day between the festival and the campgrounds.

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