Get Involved

Shambhala Volunteers and Staff are the backbone of the festival and the driving force behind its success. We are so grateful to the incredible people who give their time and passion to make Shambhala one of the best festivals in North America!

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Join the Crew!

Thinking of joining the Crew? We have a range of roles open, from Shambassadors to Stage Keepers and everything in between. For more information and to apply, visit our Crew page.

Market, Service & Food Vendors

Shambhala Music Festival’s Artisan Markets are a platform for artists and unique designers to showcase their creations, all while boasting a creative shopping experience that is enticing. Whether your wares are funky, locally handmade, fair-trade imports, creatively designed or lovingly curated, Shambhala would love to include your creations in the heart of our downtown artisan market.

Dancing at Shambhala Music Festival
Shambhalodging at Shambhala Music Festival

Press and Media

We welcome press & media professionals to submit a request for Press & Media accreditation for Shambhala Music Festival 2024.

Photo and Video

Photographers & Videographers are encouraged to apply to capture the festival; the heart, the soul and Shambhalove.

Dancing at Shambhala Music Festival
Shambhalodging at Shambhala Music Festival

Theme Camps

Share your theme camp or art installation with the Farmily. Shambhala Music Festival is accepting applications from our ticket holders who wish to contribute a creative space to the festival. 

Applications are now open for 2024. Apply now.

Attractions, Workshops and Performance Art

Applications are now closed for 2024. We encourage you to fill out our Expression of Interest Form, to be contacted for subsequent events.

Shambhala Music Festival is an immersive musical, artistic, and cultural experience. Each year, Attractions create a captivating display of talent that keeps Farmily entertained on the way to the dance floor. Bring your magic, sparkle, and wonder to the Salmo River Ranch! We welcome proposals for Roving Performers, Workshops, and temporary visual and performance art Installations. We're looking for fresh and fabulous, original performance artists, acts, sessions, and works that fit in seamlessly with the Shambhala Music Festival vibe; embracing art and technology within the pristine natural landscape.

Dancing at Shambhala Music Festival
Shambhalodging at Shambhala Music Festival

Basscamp Art Gallery

Shambhala Music Festival provides a setting for creativity to flourish and inspiration to strike, making it the ideal place for artists to showcase their artwork. Display your passion on the walls of the gallery for the Farmily to interpret, discuss, and connect with. Located in the most central, downtown area of the festival grounds right beside the water fill stations, gardens, ATMs and food court. Original one-of-a-kind artworks are welcome and a display area for smaller items such as cards, prints, stickers etc. is provided as well.

Indigenous Grants

As a way of honouring the Syilx, Sinixt, and Ktunaxa communities, Shambhala Music Festival has implemented two annual grant initiatives; the University Bursary Program, and the Art Grant Program. Please review the program guidelines prior to applying.

Applications for 2024 are now closed.

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