John Arcand Fiddle Fest

August 6, 2020

August 8, 2020

$25/day or $60 for the weekend.

John Arcand Fiddle Fest Grounds, 7km SW of Saskatoon on Pike Lake Hwy 60, Saskatoon



Events Description

Mark your calendars! The John Arcand Fiddle Fest will be celebrating 23 years on August 6 – 8, 2020

The weekend includes:

  • over 100 FREE workshops in fiddle, guitar, jigging and square dancing
  • evening concerts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • mainstage entertainment every afternoon
  • Old Time dances on Friday and Saturday
  • one of the largest fiddle contests in Canada
  • a children’s activity area
  • a Métis Cultural Camp with traditional workshops in finger weaving, beading, storytelling, dancing and more
  • Free shuttle service to and from Saskatoon

Who is it for?

All ages


Weekend Pass: $60 per per person
Daily Pass: $25
Children 12 & under are free when they come with a parent or guardian.

All workshops, cultural camp activities, fiddle competition and concerts are included with your admission.

How to get tickets?
Tickets are sold only at the gate and are not available in advance.


Date & Time: August 6 – 8, 2020

  • Evening Concerts: are held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
  • Old Time Dances: Both Friday and Saturday evenings end with an old time dance.
  • Afternoon Main Stage Performances: are held on Thursday and Friday afternoons, where you can hear a wide variety of performers and enjoy Square Dancing.
  • Saturday Morning Fiddle and Flapjacks Breakfast: start your Saturday with a pancake breakfast that features live fiddle music
  • Sunday Morning Gospel Music: a non-denominational hour of gospel music.

Venue: John Arcand Fiddle Fest Grounds, 10 km SW of Saskatoon on Pike Lake Hwy 60,
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3J6

Located just 10 kilometers southwest of Saskatoon on the Pike Lake Highway (#60) on John and Vicki’s acreage – Windy Acres. Once you see the big fiddle, you know you’ve arrived.

Paid Parking
Public transport not accessible

Free Shuttle Service

The John Arcand Fiddle Fest provides FREE shuttle service with pick up and drop off at four locations in Saskatoon. These include:

  • The Heritage Inn
  • The Mall at Lawson Heights
  • Market Mall
  • Confederation Mall

Shuttles depart from these locations and return from the site approximately every 30 minutes. A shuttle Schedule will be posted on this page before the festival begins.

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