2 days of theatre, 2 days of music, plus incredible exhibits of local art.

Welcome to the 4th Cultivate Festival on beautiful Gabriola!

Join us in celebrating theatre, music & art over four days amidst the natural wonders of the island. Cultivate is about creation, connection, and community. The Gabriola Arts Council is proud to present a festival that reflects the essence of Gabriola.

Together we Cultivate the arts.

photo:  Jeff Malmgren

Raffle Cultivate Festival
Family Zone Cultivate Festival

Land Acknowledgement


Gabriola Arts Council (GAC) respectfully acknowledges that the land on which we live and create is the traditional, ancestral, and uncededterritory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation whose presence here reaches back to time immemorial. GAC respects and affirms the inherent rights and title of Snuneymuxw First Nation.

We endeavour to honour Coast Salish land and its treaties by strengthening our relationship and responsibilities to them. We are grateful to Snuneymuxw First Nation, who continue to share their knowledge about the history of the lands and water and their relations to them. We believe that the Arts can contribute to the healing and decolonizing journey we all share together and commit to honouring Indigenous self-determination, sovereignty and resurgence.