2020 Cancellation

The disruption and isolation of this pandemic highlight the importance of caring for the health and safety of all the people Wapiti touches – volunteers, musicians, artists, vendors, sponsors, attendees and supporters.

With that care top of mind, we’ve made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Festival.

We are hugely disappointed that we won’t be celebrating our tenth year in person, with you, in the Annex Park under an August sun, but it has become apparent that festivals and events like Wapiti just cannot be held this summer.

Cancelling is a sign of the value we place on our local and extended community, a signal of our deep appreciation in your engagement with us as we’ve grown into our tenth year together.


We will refund everyone who has already purchased a 2020 pass. Refund Page

We will transform our disappointment into creativity, work to find new ways to share our love of music, dance, celebration, community, arts and culture.

We will festival in person again, when it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we are not going away. Watch for opportunities to join us as we transform in response to the challenge of COVID-19.


We wish you well.

Take good care of yourself and your loved ones. Reach out and connect with the community of people that are, at heart, what Wapiti and other festivals represent.