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Experience the alpine bloom.

Join us from July 31st - August 8th for the Revelstoke Wildflower Festival, a celebration of Revelstoke's alpine wildflower bloom. We won't be hosting gatherings, but offering activities and suggestions for ways to get out and enjoy Revelstoke's incredible scenery.

There will be opportunities to get out in the wildflowers by bike, foot, or gondola, and wildflower themed activities throughout town. Take in the sights, enjoy live music, learn about wildflowers, and explore Revelstoke's wild spaces and charming downtown.

Schedule of Activities

All Week Long
Scheduled Activities

SATURDAY JULY 31

SUNDAY AUGUST 1

MONDAY AUGUST 2

TUESDAY AUGUST 3

  • 10:30am & 1:30pm: Wildflower themed guided walks with a Parks Canada interpreter in Mount Revelstoke National Park - Meet at Balsam Lake (shuttle bus shelter). Join botanist and park naturalist on a 1 hour wildflower walk around the summit area of Mount Revelstoke. Registration required. Contact : 250-814-4217
  • 6-8pm: Photography workshops with Daniel Stewart. Register HERE.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 4

  • 10:30am & 1:30pm: Wildflower themed guided walks with a Parks Canada interpreter in Mount Revelstoke National Park - Meet at Balsam Lake (shuttle bus shelter). Join botanist and park naturalist on a 1 hour wildflower walk around the summit area of Mount Revelstoke. Registration required. Contact : 250-814-4217.
  • 4pm - 6:30pm - Art workshop for kids ages 7 - 12 with Michelle Austen. Learn and play with acrylic in this evening art workshop. Sign up via the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.
  • 6pm: Invasive species walk and plant pressing with the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society. Meet at Kovach Park, by donation.
  • 6pm: Guerilla Gigs Live Music: Chicken Like Birds. Tickets required!

THURSDAY AUGUST 5

  • 10:30am & 1:30pm: Wildflower themed guided walks with a Parks Canada interpreter in Mount Revelstoke National Park - Meet at Balsam Lake (shuttle bus shelter). Join botanist and park naturalist on a 1 hour wildflower walk around the summit area of Mount Revelstoke. Registration required. Contact : 250-814-4217.
  • 5pm - 8pm - Opening of a wildflower art exhibition at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Enjoy drinks, music, and art.

SATURDAY AUGUST 7

SUNDAY AUGUST 8

  • Wildflower portrait sessions with Katee Pederson
  • Emily Beaudoin live painting session on Glacier View Deck at the top of the Revelation Gondola starting at 10am.
  • 9am - 12pm. Botanical art workshop for adults with Melanie Gordon. This class is on 3 successive Sundays starting August 8th. Register via the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.
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Eva Lake in Mount Revelstoke National Park. @canmorefitzy

4 places to experience our iconic wildflowers

 

Whether you like to hike, bike or just sight see, our alpine is accessible to everyone.

Head to our guide to find out the top places to experience Revelstoke's iconic wildflowers this summer.

Biking through a field of Indian Paintbrush

what's a wildflower?

 

Before heading out on the trails, study up and become familiar with the various species of wildflowers you can find in the Revelstoke area.

This guide put together by Parks Canada will help you to identify real wildflowers as you explore the alpine!

Sol Mountain Wildflowers
Car on Meadows in the Sky Parkway

"We gently intrude, with respect and awe, into the sanctity of these marvelous places, partaking with deep appreciation of what they offer to those who come to enjoy them in humble moderation and understanding.” 

Hans Gmoser, founder of Canadian Mountain Holidays
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WHILE REVELSTOKE IS CURRENTLY NOT THREATENED BY ANY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA’S WILDFIRES, THERE HAS BEEN MODERATE TO HEAVY SMOKE IN THE AREA RECENTLY.

 WILDFIRE INFORMATION