Festivals & Events

Albertans really know how to celebrate and some of the biggest festivals and events on the planet take place here every year including North America's largest fringe theatre festival, North America's biggest country music festival, the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, and Canada's biggest snowball fight. An abundance of great festivals, top professional sport and music events and wonderful food and wine celebrations, make Alberta the place to be at any time of year. 
Grow it, Make it, Bake it

Grow it, Make it, Bake it

Once spring has sprung, producers across the Province take to the streets and stalls sharing their creations at the many farmers’ markets across the province.
 


Long Haul Races Through Spine Tingling Landscapes

Long Haul Races Through Spine Tingling Landscapes

Forget the altitude, the views along the race courses in our Rockies threaten to take your breath away. Here are some of the most epic desitination races that draw athletes from around the world. 


Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

We welcome spring with a wide variety of fresh activities suited to every age and ability, from Jasper Pride Festival to the varioue Easter Egg and family friendly events.


Alberta Celebrates Canada's 150th

Alberta Celebrates Canada's 150th

We have good reason to celebrate in 2017. Here are some Alberta events that honour Canada’s sesquicentennial...
 


Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

You know how pride festivals work in big cities.  Jasper Pride takes it beyond the predictable parade and party, and throws one of North America’s most unique LGBTQ celebrations. 


World’s Top Travel Publications Name Canada and Alberta as Place to Be in 2017

World’s Top Travel Publications Name Canada and Alberta as Place to Be in 2017

Country’s 150th anniversary drawing traveller interest from around the globe


Celebrate the Magic of Christmas Past at Heritage Park

Celebrate the Magic of Christmas Past at Heritage Park

Experience the wonder and charm of an old-fashioned Christmas during Once Upon A Christmas, returning to Heritage Park Historical Village 


November Story Ideas: Spirit of Winter

November Story Ideas: Spirit of Winter

With snow-capped peaks, quaint country shopping and holiday lights illuminating the night sky, Alberta morphs into a true winter wonderland. Wrap yourself up in the festive atmosphere with these experiences that capture the beauty of our famously frosty season.


Celebrate #LoveYYC Day this Saturday with special offers and initiatives

Celebrate #LoveYYC Day this Saturday with special offers and initiatives

Calgarians are invited to experience and celebrate everything that makes our city great
 


Heat Up Winter

Heat Up Winter

There are so many ways to enjoy the outdoors during the winter months from winter celebrations and festivals to soaking in our natural hot springs.


 

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