The Fabulous Festivals and Events program provides annual grant funding to support unique festivals and events throughout the region that contribute to service sector revenues in the local economy. The program supports festivals and events that promote Northern B.C. as a destination for tourism. Projects undertaken through this program aim to improve the sustainability and expansion of hosting capacity of festivals and events throughout the region, increase tourism revenues and improve community quality of life.
NOTE: The funds for festivals and events in the Prince George and Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet Regions have been fully allocated for 2024. We cannot accept further applications for these regions.
Funding is still available in the Northeast and Northwest Regions .
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Please note that all potential applicants must fill out and submit a pre-qualification form before you submit an application unless your festival or event has previously been approved for funding.Complete Pre-Qualification Form
Up to $2,500 available for projects with a budget less than $50,000
Up to $5,000 available for projects with a budget more than $50,000
Continuous. Applications must be submitted at least six weeks before the festival or event is scheduled to take place.
If you’d like to discuss your project in further detail with Northern Development staff, please contact us by email, phone, or filling out the form below. Also, we encourage you to reach out to us if you think you are eligible for funding for categories that are not specified here.