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Building. Educating. Sharing.

September 17th & 18th 2022

What is Builders Fest?

A collaborative 2-day event open to the public with local builders, using local wood, building live on location at Van Urban Timber with final projects being donated to the Squamish community.

Blue Water Concepts - Construction


At its core, Builders Fest revolves around giving back to our community. Achieving this would not be possible without the help and support of our trusted local builders.

During the weekend, visitors can watch these builders as they complete curated projects to fit the specific needs of our community partners.

Check out our building partners below

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Education is an essential pillar of Builders Fest. The weekend will highlight BC's most prolific industries' past, present, and future.

Visitors can walk through a pop-up museum presented by Sea-To-Sky Forestry Society Centre, converse and learn from local builders, and listen in on keynote speakers.

Guest speakers to be announced!


Our Community Partners

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What else is going on?

Vendor Village

Vendor Village is a place for local businesses to set up shop and display what they have going on.

Slab raffle

Visitors can buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a wood slab!
All proceeds from the raffle will be donated back to our community partners.

Food Truck & Beer Garden

Enjoy a meal from a food truck and visit our beer garden!



How much does it cost to visit Builders Fest?


There is no entrance fee to get into Builders Fest!


Is Builders Fest family friendly?


Yes! Builders Fest is open to the public. The Beer Garden is for adults 19+.


When does Builders Fest take place?


Builders Fest runs September 17th and 18th 2022. The days begin at 11am and close at 6pm.


Are the projects built on site?


The builders will do a majority of the construction here at Van Urban Timber during the event. Installation will happen at the donor locations after the event.


What's the itinerary for the weekend?


For more information about itinerary, please stay tuned on our social media outlets and website.


How can I get involved?


If you are interested in supporting or getting involved, please reach out to us at,


Where is Builders Fest taking place?


Builders Fest is taking place in our Squamish Mill location, 1126 Resolution Way, Squamish, BC V8B 0L3

For any more questions, please email us at:

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