Scenic Setting

Fun For All Ages

Passionate Performances

Campground Jamming

Big Top Square Dance

Great Friends

Our 15th festival is in the books! 

Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and our 15th festival with an all-Canadian lineup! New and returning favourites included The Slocan Ramblers, Sara Jane Scouten, Nomad Jones, The Unfaithful Servants, Twin Bandit, The Clover Point Drifters, Country Squall, The Riverside Bluegrass Band and our Big Top Square Dance  with The Wooly Bears and caller Craig Marcuk.


Save the dates for 2018 – June 15, 16 and 17




2018 will mark the 16th year of the Sooke River Bluegrass Festival. Held every Father’s Day weekend at the Sooke River Campground (aka the Sooke Flats).

The festival is family friendly and features an array of local & visiting acoustic talent, food & merchandise vendors, instrument workshops and beautiful scenery.

Join us June 15-17 2018!

The festival starts in








Thank you to our festival sponsors!

Where is Sooke?

Sooke is a growing community located west of Victoria, on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Find your way to highway 14 and follow it west. Just after you cross the Sooke River, turn right onto Phillips Road and follow it to the campground (which is also the festival grounds!). Day parking is available at the SEAPARC Facility on Phillips Road.

Get to Vancouver Island by sea:
BC Ferries
Black Ball Ferry Line
Washington State Ferries
Victoria Clipper

or by air:
Victoria International Airport
Harbour Air
Kenmore Air

Public transit information

Sooke River Campground

Sooke River Campground