Listen and dance to amazing music, have tons of fun in the Youth Zone, wear yourself some plaid, and experience all that Festival du Bois has to offer all around Mackin Park over the weekend!


Bring your appetite! A delectable array of foods are on offer at the festival, including delicious traditional Québécois fare. Try some hearty tourtière, sumptuous poutine, smoked meat sandwiches, or dig in to some sinfully good maple sugar pie! New this year: craft beer from Mariner Brewing.

Cabane à Sucre André Beauregard Sugar Shack
A visit to the festival is incomplete without a stop at the André Beauregard Sugar Shack for some maple taffy on snow, made right before your eyes with love.

Sunday Breakfast
Come to Mackin Park early on Sunday for some pancakes and maple syrup with all the fixin’s: $10 (adults) & $5 (children) – not included in admission. Your breakfast is prepared by Our Lady of Fatima Knights of Columbus.


Art activities

The mobil Living Arts Society will captivate you with its renaissance style education and lively Arts & Crafts.

Discover a world where artworks gets illuminated and comes alive with colours, music, history and drawing in motion.

Art activity & decor: Joanne Estelle Plourde; Marbling on paper in Jos’ cabin.

Drawing in motion and music: Crankies by Sue Truman & Podorythmie. Two shows.


Have fun getting your face painted, create crafts, play some games, and frolic with some cool characters roaming the park: look for Danielle & Michèle, and Mme Lalune.


In addition to being the centre of amazing music at Festival du Bois, the Grand Chapiteau (Big Tent) is also where you'll find the works of talented artisans for sale along with info kiosks where you can learn about local francophone and community organizations.

To ensure you’re attired in true Festival-du-Bois-style, don a traditional Québécois sash and stop by Froggers for a handmade froggy toque, scarf, slippers, or tea cozy!

Visit the booths of local community groups and organizations to learn how they are working to make things better. The festival welcomes the North Fraser Métis Association, Canadian Parents for French Tri-Cities, Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, Reso-Santé and Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique and more!