Nestled in the heart of the Columbia Valley, minutes from Fairmont Hot Springs, Wicked Woods Music and arts Festival is an annual celebration of life through sight & sound. This Kootenay location’s limitless views and comfortable surroundings makes Wicked Woods a precious environment for all imaginations.

Beat the ground with your feet. Look up to the stars. Breath the warm mountain air. Just be. Let’s get Wicked In The Woods…

The Spark

Wicked Woods was born in celebration of Dirty's Birthday in Perry Creek.

2007

Cute Fact

One of the masterminds of Sleazy Listening Sound, Mat B, was involved with WW's from day #1!

2008

The Sand Pit

WW's moved from the Perry Creek Wicked Woods spot to St. Mary's area. The DJ booth was on top of a 15' sand pile

2009

The Shadow Box was born

First year the shadow box was born.

2010

Dirty's 30

Freddy J headlined!

2011

Palermo's First Build

This was the first of many builds created by Rob Palermo

2012

Stump Ville

Neighbour and Jpod headlined! First year of the old stage, created by Derek Venables. Everyone's shins are still bruised from that year at stump ville!

2013

Private Land Event

First time WW's found private land to hold the magic

2014

Unicorn Lounge

The Unicorn Lounge was born. It was created to be a chill stage, that did not last as it was pretty bumpin' in that dome all night! A special thanks to Hails Storm for the many years of the Unicorn Lounge Dome!

2015

Western Canadian Lineup

All Canadian Western Lineup featuring The Funk Hunters, Smalltown DJs, Slynk, Moontricks and more! First Sold Out WW's! First year of the Hip Hop Showcase!

2016

We found our New Home!

We fell in love and found our new home just outside of Fairmont Hot Springs, BC! Our 2 stages were the Mesa Stage (known now as the Ursus) and the Unicorn Lounge .

2017

A lot of Build

Our sacred Hallow Stage was created and the Unicorn Lounge was built into a permanent stage! Also, the Mesa stage changed it's name to the Ursus!

2018

The Portal

The Portal was created along with those amazing art installations throughout the grounds!

2019

CANCELLED

The entire world comes to a stop.

2020

Safety First

To err on the side of caution.

2021

We're Back

Clearly Excited ... we SOLD OUT before Christmas 2021.

2022

days

stages

performers

A Sacred stage

A Live stage

an intimate stage

The amazing performance arts ❤️

Lavina Turner
2019

Friends, great location, weird things and amazing lineups!!!!!!

Mama Jenn
2022

The best and raddest of the festival crews! Still small enough to be intimate but big enough to meet new people everyday!

Lindsay Campbell
2022

The people, their outfits, decor and of course the site itself

chonkthebonk
2022