The Big Valley Jamboree (Commonly “BVJ”) is a large country music festival located in Camrose, Alberta, Canada, a city located south east of Edmonton. (Big Valley is actually south of Camrose approximately an hour and closer to and southwest of Stettler, Alberta off Highway 56).
Created in 1992, the Jamboree is held each year during the August long weekend, and features country singers from all over North America. It is one of the largest music festivals on the continent.
Among the performers in 2009 are Tim McGraw, Gary Allan, Kevin Costner and Josh Turner. The event draws thousands of campers and party goers annually, with daily averages of 25,000 people attending the four day event.