2022 Badlands Lightfest - Fête des Lumières

November 12 – December 11

WEEKEND 4- Winter Celebration moved to  Sunday, December 4
It’s a Parka Party – Two DJs, warming stations by the stage, glow toys, crafts in The Lodge and lights in the hills. Let’s go!

The Badlands Amphitheatre presents Badlands Lightfest: A Celebration of Light – a five-weekend festival from November 12 to December 11, 2022.

Each weekend features a different theme, a light walk in the Badlands Amphitheatre, fireworks by GlobalFest, art installations, and activities.

This project is funded by  the Government of Canada. Admission is free, but tickets are required for each event.  

50/50 Raffle

Support the Badlands Amphitheatre, your non-profit arts and culture community in the heart of the Canadian Badlands. Together with you, we bring unforgettable experiences to guests, including theatre, light shows, concerts, and more.

All proceeds from this raffle go towards our nonprofit society and helps us to bring more arts, culture, and tourism experience to the Badlands Amphitheatre.

Ticket Sales End: December 7 / Draw Date: December 9

2023 Badlands Passion Play

June 30 (Preview), July 1, July 2  / July 7, July 8, July 9 / July 14, July 15, July 16

The 28th Badlands Passion Play returns to the Badlands Amphitheatre in 2023. Join us for this epic story of faith, hope & love based on the life of Christ and portrayed on Canada’s outdoor stage. 

Special pre-season offer until December 31, 2022:
Current Special: Save over 40% – 2 Tickets for $99 (includes fees/parking additional). Any seat. Any performance. Buy your certificate now and turn it into two tickets when you are ready to come to the play. 

2022 Badlands Amp Events

A season filled with great events at Canada’s largest outdoor stage

July 29-31: Badlands Vanfest 
A celebration of the great outdoors – 2 great events or an all weekend camping pass including 2 nights of camping and all events! 
July 30 –  Badlands Vanfest Day – $15 and Children 11 and under are free
July 30 – Badlands Vanfest Concert – with Bros. Landreth, The Hello Darlins, and The Velveteins

August 19: In Concert – Barenaked Ladies
August 20: In Concert – Tom Cochrane with Red Rider
September 10: Roots, Blues & Barbecue
November 12 – December 11: Badlands Lightfest

 

Badlands Arts Centre & Studio Space

We’re building the Badlands Arts Centre & Studio space –  two storey 8,000 square foot building dedicated to arts, culture & tourism events year round. Learn more and become part of this incredible place.

2022 LIGHTFEST

Fête des Lumières

 A FIVE-WEEKEND
CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
November 12 – December 11

Each weekend features a different theme, a light walk in the Badlands Amphitheatre, art installations, and activities.

This project has been made possible by the Government of Canada. Admission is free, but tickets are required for each event.   

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 4

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 4

December 4 (Sunday)

Winter Celebration

Featuring:  Light Installations by light artist Ken Hacke, Live DJ Parka Party and the Trail of Lights.
Schedule: tarting at 6:00 PM. Last entry 8:00 PM.

Admission is free, but tickets are required.
>> Tickets for Weekend 4 here. 

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 5

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 5

December 10 - 11 (Sat/Sun)

FULLY BOOKED
Journey to Bethlehem

Featuring: a guided walk and theatre experience on Canada’s largest outdoor stage. Join the magi, follow a mysterious star, and meet the characters in this interactive nativity story.

Schedule:
Entry every 15 minutes

>> FULLY BOOKED

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 3

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 3

November 25-27 (Fri/Sat/Sun)

The Story of the LandFeaturing: Lit Up Teepees, Hoop Dance Performances and Storytelling by Brown Bear Woman, Light Installations by Gabs, and the Trail of Lights.

Schedule: Trail of Lights Entry every 15 minutes starting at 6:00 PM. Last entry 8:45 PM. Dance Performances: Every half hour starting at 7:15 PM. Final performance at 8:45 PM.

2022 Badlands Lightfest Fireworks: Weekend 2

2022 Badlands Lightfest Fireworks: Weekend 2

NOW FULLY BOOKED November 18-19 (Fri/Sat)

The Night Sky: GlobalFest returns to the Badlands Amphitheatre on our second weekend of LightFest as we celebrate The Night Sky with two spectacular back-to-back fireworks shows.
Featuring: Live music by Bottle Rock-It and GlobalFest Pyromusical Fireworks.

 

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 1

2022 Badlands Lightfest: Weekend 1

November 12 - 13 (Sat/Sun)

Memories of Light: Throughout the world, people have traditions to remember those they’ve lost. Lighting a candle on the mantle, floating a lantern down a river or holding candlelight vigils. Spend an evening immersed in Memories of Light at the Badlands Amphitheatre.
Featuring: the Trail of Lights, live performances of Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel,  lantern building workshops, and light Installations.

2023 Badlands Passion Play

2023 Badlands Passion Play

June 30 - July 16

An epic story of faith hope and love – a theatrical presentation of the life of Christ on Canada’s largest outdoor stage.
>> ONLINE TICKETS
Call 403-823-2001 for tickets. 

2023 Badlands Passion Play Preview

2023 Badlands Passion Play Preview

Friday, June 30 - Preview night: $25

>> BUY $25 preview tickets

The first performance of the 2023 Badlands Passion Play is a preview. Tickets are $25 plus GST. Parking is $5 in advance.

A preview allows the directors to make final changes, and although rare, the show may be paused to make those changes.

Badlands Passion Play

Badlands Passion Play

FALL SPECIAL OFFER - Expires December 31

>> BUY 2-for-$99 tickets

This is the last time we will have 2-for-$99 certificates available for the Badlands Passion Play. These tickets include fees and GST and can be redeemed for any available seat and performance of the 2023 Badlands Passion Play.  Parking passes are extra. There are a limited number of 2 for $99 certificates available.

2022 Light Up the Amphitheatre

Support nonprofit arts and culture

Each year, together with you, the Badlands Amphitheatre lights up the amp in support of our nonprofit arts and culture society.   

For every donation of $30, we will place a light in the Badlands Amphitheatre. For every $100, we will place 4 lights in the amp.Your donation is eligible for a tax receipt and will show your support for arts and culture.

This year, your light becomes part of Badlands Lightfest’s Trail of Lights and light displays, our free celebration of light in November and December.

Donate at:



CANADA’S LARGEST OUTDOOR STAGE

Get Involved

Be Part of Something Big!

You can be a part of building something special in the Canadian Badlands. You can join volunteer with our community off-stage, or work with us as a donor, sponsor, or supporter.

We are a non-profit society with the values of Community, Celebration, and Creation doing something amazing to serve our community. Join us!

Volunteer

Volunteer

Do you have a special skill or experience? You can help grow our arts community at the site or even from your home!

Volunteer Offstage

Volunteer Offstage

You can be part of welcoming guests to great experiences at the Badlands Amphitheatre.

Supporter

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Support non-profit arts experiences in a unique environment by donating to the Badlands Amphitheatre.

Experiences at the Badlands Amp

“This is such an amazing place.”

“A fantastic venue for not only the passion play, but also for different musical events. Absolutely gorgeous back drop with excellent acoustics. Friendly volunteers are extremely helpful and knowledgeable.”

*****

Google Review

Recently saw the Badlands Passion Play. Incredible venue. Everyone should see this amazing space.

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