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Sep 22 - Sep 24, 2017
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
Arts & Culture

Participate in one of 30 hikes, talks or workshops to learn about the wildlife in the park. Learn about the bears in Waterton on a hike, such as this one, “Poop, Paw and Pathways.” Or, learn to take stunning wildlife photos. 

Sep 4 - Oct 11, 2017
Lake Louise, AB
Arts & Culture

Fall is unbelievably spectacular. Don’t miss the opportunity to hike through the golden larch trees, a stunning contrast to the dramatic Canadian Rockies, evergreen valleys and turquoise-blue lakes. Sign up for a guided hike or bike adventure to learn about the history, flora and fauna of Lake Louise, or take a wilderness horseback trip like early explorers who opened up the rugged west.

Oct 13 - Oct 22, 2017
Jasper, AB
Arts & Culture

Celebrating Jasper's distinction as the largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve in the world, the Jasper Dark Sky Festival has themed events and activities in and around Jasper.

Oct 28 - Nov 5, 2017
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture

A nine day tectonic shift where the world's best mountain films, books, and speakers come together to share their mountain inspirations

Nov 17 - Jan 1, 2018
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Sports

Carve some early season turns, catch the Lake Louise World Cup, enjoy the magic of Christmas, decorate cookies, take an old-fashioned wagon ride or watch the Santa Claus Parade of Lights down Banff's main street.

Aug 25 - Aug 27, 2017
Castle Mountain, AB
Food| Music| Sports

Castle Mountain's Annual Huckleberry Festival is a full-day family event that attracts more than 300 people each year to come enjoy music and entertainment, a pig roast, and ride the chairlift to some of the best Huckleberry picking around.

Jun 11 - Aug 21, 2017
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Get your artistic fix at the The Banff Summer Arts Festival. Most events take place at the Banff Centre. There are concerts, dance performances and literary events almost every day of the week. 

Aug 11 - Aug 13, 2017
Kananaskis Country, AB
Sports

  The Kananaskis Whitewater Festival promises a rollicking good time. The festival attracts pros, intermediates and beginners, male and female and all ages. Watch the pros navigate the rapids, sign up for a beginner whitewater clinic or standup paddle boarding lesson. 

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2017
Canmore, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Adhering to a philosophy and legacy of pure folk, world, blues, and roots music, the festival since 1978 has attracted up to 15,000 music fans annually from across southern Alberta, western Canada, the northwestern USA and indeed the world.

Aug 5, 2017
Grande Cache, AB
Sports

During the August long weekend each year, extreme athletes, individually and in relays, push themselves to the limits of their endurance against the breathtaking background of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. 

Jul 14 - Jul 16, 2017
Hinton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

The Wild Mountain Music Festival brings music, art and culture to the most beautiful festival site on earth for three days each year.

Jun 30 - Jul 1, 2017
Rocky Mountain House, AB
Arts & Culture

Start celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with Parks Canada. Step back in time to the early days of Canada when our First Nations and Voyageurs were forging bonds and sharing their cultures. 

Jul 1, 2017
Hinton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

The Föhn Festival is a celebration of the Hinton area's history and celebrates the cultures that make up the community on the Canada Day weekend. 

Jun 23 - Jun 25, 2017
Canmore, AB
Music| Sports

Enjoy a 3-day cultural celebration revelling in the mountain bike stoke of the Canadian Rockies. The weekend will include a main expo/festival, bike demos for Demo-licious Days wristband holders, group rides, a craft beer tent, endless amounts of Canadian Rockies singletrack & a few surprises!

Jun 11 - Jun 14, 2017
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture

Attracting more than 150 development executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, Banff is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and green-light new projects.

Jun 9 - Jun 10, 2017
Banff, AB
Music

Banff National Parks's Performance in the Park returns for another two-days of music amid the mountains.

May 3 - May 14, 2017
Canmore, AB
Food

Canmore Uncorked - a ten day food and drink festival, celebrating Canmore's remarkable dining experiences.

Jan 13 - Feb 6, 2017
Banff, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music| Sports

Banff National Park is the cool place to be this winter – in more ways than one! Celebrate the wonders of this exciting season with SnowDays, a fun-filled month of heart pumping, mid-week activities and weekend festivals jam-packed with adventures of all kinds.

Jan 12 - Jan 29, 2017
Jasper, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music| Sports

It's not difficult to find something fun and exciting to do in Jasper during this annual winter wonderland celebration. With three themed weeks, the little town of Jasper is sure to inspire as well as excite the masses.

Jan 14, 2017
Nakiska, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Calling all winter enthusiasts! Join your fellow corduroy rippers, powder chasers and ski scene lovers nationwide. Buy your tickets and ski at participating resorts for 50% off regular lift ticket prices, redeemable on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. #NATIONALSKIDAY