September 8 - 11, 2022 - Snye Point Park

Athabasca Tribal Council Cultural Festival 2022

Come and celebrate Northern Alberta’s Indigenous culture! The Cultural Festival will feature four days full of spectacular programming showcasing Indigenous artists, music, and cuisine.

The ATC Cultural Festival is open and welcoming to all - we can't wait to see you here in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo from September 8-11, 2022!

2022 Festival Recap

The second edition of the ATC Cultural Festival from September 8-11, 2022 was a huge success, with over 10,000 attendees and participants over the four-day festival at Snye Point Park. Some key highlights of the event were workshops in the Cultural Village, a Dene hand games tournament, live music, dancing, and a gallery with Indigenous artwork and crafts on display.

Festival Overview

The Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC) Cultural Festival has fun and activities for all ages! At the festival, you can participate in traditional cultural activities like hand games or workshops with local Indigenous artists. The festival will feature a Cultural Village, traditional food and cooking demonstrations, and an opportunity to share a meal with new and old friends.

Do you love live music? Get ready for the Saturday night concert with family-friendly music and dancing. Check out some highlights from the inaugural festival in 2019 in the video below:

ATC Cultural Festival 2019

Festival Website

For more information, a festival schedule, and to register for workshops, visit the Festival's website


Numerous local hotels are offering special rates for the festival - don't wait, book your rooms now!

About ATC

Athabasca Tribal Council

The ATC Cultural Festival is proudly organized by the Athabasca Tribal Council, a regional organization that provides essential services to five First Nations across Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo. ATC serves the members of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Chipewyan Prairie First Nation, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Fort McKay First Nation, and Mikisew Cree First Nation.