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Welcome to FESTIVAL DU BOIS 2018!

The 29th annual Festival du Bois is slated for March 23 to 25 at Mackin Park in the Maillardville area of Coquitlam, the centre of francophone culture in BC – and you’re invited!

It’s a weekend celebration of francophone and French-Canadian culture – the largest in BC. Come enjoy amazing music and dance, great traditional food, shows for kids, fun activities, and so much more.

The festival opens on Friday night, March 23, with a Contra Dance in the Grand Chapiteau (Big Tent) in Mackin Park, with live music by The Sybaritic String Band.

On Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, the festival welcomes outstanding music artists from BC and beyond, including Le Vent du Nord, Bon Débarras, Les Chauffeurs à pieds, and more!

Everyone is welcome to our fun, affordable, family-friendly event! Come visit our friendly community, and learn more about French Canadian culture and roots in BC.

Experience the true lumberjack in you! 
The Axewood Crew is a fully mobile axe throwing experience. This recreational axe throwing activity is for children and adults and is safe for everyone. 

Festival du Bois is going green!
The goal of the Green Future initiative is to promote sustainable development without impacting the festival attendees’ experience.

Rendez-vous at the Youth Zone to leave your mark!
Leave your mark and take part in the École des Pionniers de Maillardville’s visual art project! A partnership between Société francophone de Maillardville and Opus Art Supplies.


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