The Ryga Arts Festival is a diverse multi-day celebration of arts and culture in the Okanagan, inspired by influential Canadian playwright and author George Ryga. Bringing together professional and local artists, it features concerts, workshops, spoken word, author readings, visual arts, theatre, and more. Among this year’s highlights is Interweaving, a unique concert that explores the connection between traditional Haida music and jazz. Visit for tickets and to see the full schedule. 

Past dates

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  • Starting Saturday, August 24th, 2019, repeated every day until Sunday, September 01, 2019 — all day


Various venues

Summerland, BC


Ivy Hiebert, Promotions Assistant