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Jun 23 - Jun 25, 2017
Driftpile, AB
Music

The North Country Fair is the smallest of the major folk festivals in Alberta. Located on the Driftpile River, south of the community of Driftpile, it is an idyllic location for a fair. Usually held on the weekend closest to the summer solstice, this year's festival takes place June 17 to 19. Traditionally, the event draws around 5,000 people from all over Alberta and a few from B.C.

Jun 30 - Jul 1, 2017
Athabasca, AB
Music

Nestled on the banks of the scenic Athabasca River, the Magnificent River Rats Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. Bring the whole family and enjoy the many activities that are part of this activity-filled event.

Jul 7 - Jul 8, 2017
Peace River
Music

PeaceFest is an annual music festival and fair held in Peace River, Alberta that started in 1997 after horrible floods devastated the town. Originally called "We're Back", this festival was created to let Albertans know that Peace River was not ruined by the flood but was rebuilding and coming back better and stronger than ever.

Jul 14 - Jul 17, 2017
Driftpile, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Astral Harvest Music is not your ordinary music festival - it is a feast for your senses!  

Jul 28 - Jul 30, 2017
Evansburg, AB
Music

For its 21st anniversary the Sasquatch Gathering is returning to  Rangeton Park, AB  from July 28-30 2017  

Aug 4 - Aug 5, 2017
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

The Lac La Biche Agricultural Society presents a weekend of country fair events and the Roughstock Rodeo. Wear your country fashion and try the local country atmosphere. Check out the farmer's market for fresh produce, and the arts and craft sale for unique and handmade wares.  

Aug 24 - Aug 27, 2017
Bonnyville, AB
Music| Sports

Head to the Bonnyville rodeo grounds for a one-of-a-kind festival! The extreme mudfest brings three days of high octane machines along with two days of amazing music. Enjoy camping, vendors, music and mud at this fun for all ages event.

Feb 25 - Mar 5, 2017
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

With car racing, snowmobile drags, and motorcycle and quad races, this is a family event with lots to see and do throughout the whole weekend. 

Feb 24 - Feb 26, 2017
Fort McMurray, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Sports

The WinterPLAY Festival is a three-day gathering celebrating winter fun in northern Alberta. Head to Snye Park in Fort McMurray to see beautiful ice sculptures, fireworks and take part in family-friendly activities and entertainment.

Sep 3 - Sep 5, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

Here’s a triathlon with a twist. The Triple ‘R’ Triathlon held at Kikino Silver Birch Resort near Lac La Biche includes running, riding and rowing — and that’s riding a horse and rowing a canoe! Competitors of all ages can enter in the solo competition or as a team of four. 

Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Arts & Culture

Come to Lac La Biche for some great entertainment during the Hylo/Venice Harvest Days. The festival centres around the horticultural show which features hundreds of plants and flowers. There will be a parade, but the great thing about small-town parades, is that anyone can join. Make a float, decorate your bike, wagon or quad.

Aug 20 - Aug 21, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Sports

This annual event is a mud-flinging, wheel-spinning, adrenaline-filled good time. Come watch the drivers tackle the mud pits at this Canadian Mud Racing Organization-sanctioned mud bog event. Within the CMRO racing community, we've been told that Plamondon’s Mud Bog event is a "do-not-miss" on the mud bog circuit. 

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
Arts & Culture

Lac La Biche's premiere community event has loads of fun things to see and do. There's something for everyone including a midway, Family Fun Friday, fish derby with over $15,000 in prizs, ball tournaments, triathalon, parade, cultural displays and performances and socials, not to mention a great amusement park to be enjoyed by all!

Jul 30 - Jul 31, 2016
Mallaig, AB
Arts & Culture

Haying in the 30's is held on the August long weekend, celebrating the olden days of farming.  Take a walk around the Mallaig grounds and see what it was like to be a farmer in the 1930s

Jul 21 - Jul 24, 2016
Bonnyville, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

The Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championships, brought to you by the World Pro Chuckwagon Association and the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo Association. This event features a "half mile of hell" - where 36 chuckwagon drivers will compete in 9 heats of 4 Chuckwagons per heat over the course of the Championships.

Jul 16 - Jul 17, 2016
Cold Lake, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Enjoy performers and activities from across North America. The Cold Lake Air Show will showcase the talent and expertise of not only the Royal Canadian Air Force, but storied aviators and aircraft enthusiasts alike. 

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Boyle, AB
Music| Sports

Head to Boyle for the annual rodeo. Round up your favourite cowpokes and get ready to enjoy one of Alberta’s best rodeos, including more than sport, music and entertainment.