Bass Coast Festival  |  2024

Bass Coast is a thoughtfully curated boutique electronic music and art festival held in Merritt, B.C. on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Nlaka’pamux and Syilx people. The 16th edition of Bass Coast Festival will be held on July 12-15, 2024.

Bass Coast is an independent & artist owned festival with accolades that include two consecutive wins of DJ Mag’s ‘Best Boutique Festival in North America’, ‘Best Midsize Festival in Canada’ by Canada Music Awards, and ‘Best Music Festival in Vancouver’ runner-up by the Georgia Straight Vancouver.

Bass Coast offers an array of curated experiences including art installations, workshops, movement classes, performance art, music, artisan vendors, spa and culinary vending. Each year artists, artisans and educators come together to make the festival a success.

“Welcome back and welcome home to Bass Coast. The City of Merritt and the beautiful Nicola Valley have missed you. Welcome all who have come from all over Canada and the world to one of the premier events in this country. Please feel free to make your way to our small and friendly city where you will be greeted warmly by our citizens and many shopkeepers who are ready, willing, and able to serve you and make your experience here one you will not forget.

It is always an honour to host this great event and I cannot say enough about the event organizers and the commitment they make to our city, both financially as well as culturally. Let your hair down, embrace the ambiance of the Bass Coast experience and most of all have fun. Welcome home.”

Mike Goetz, Mayor, City of Merritt