Culture in Squamish

Welcome to Squamish mural downtown
Nicole Gurney

Uncover the essence of our community.

Born from our surroundings and forged in the elements, we have a famously rugged exterior. But beneath our coat of granite and cedar lies a salt-of-the-Earth soul; a bit of a foodie, welcoming to all, and happy to share stories over a pint. So, peel back the layers of Squamish and explore our culture, thriving arts scene and fascinating heritage.

Discover Our Vibrant Town

Go deeper on your visit and learn about the people, places and stories that make this community so special.

First Nations' Culture

This area is rich with Indigenous culture and there are many ways to deepen the connection, including contemporary art and interpretive tours. Take the Cultural Journey Sea to Sky to Squamish and beyond.

Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre

You Belong Here

From the annual Sikh Festival to rainbow Pride sidewalks and multicultural events, everyone is welcome here. Squamish is home to people of many faiths and cultural backgrounds and we are united by a passion for our home. So, come and join the fun!

Vendors selling products at the Squamish farmers market

Support Local Artisans

Sample farm-fresh foods, pick up artisan provisions and purchase artwork from Sea to Sky creatives. Find the goods at seasonal craft fairs and the weekly Squamish Farmers’ Market.

Festivals, Art Shows & Exhibits

Unleash your inner extrovert at live music, displays and cultural events that will leave you wanting more.

Events Calendar

Explore Cultural Experiences

Take your trip to a new level and see Squamish with fresh eyes.

Sunny Saturday in downtown Squamish

About Squamish

Get to know us better and uncover little-known facts.

Stawamus Chief

Our History

Follow our journey, from Ice Age to adventure mecca.

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