Calendar

June 19, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
Arts & Culture

The spectacular setting of Waterton Lakes National Park is home to more than 50 per cent of Alberta's wildflowers - more than any other Rocky Mountain national park. More than 50 of Canada's rare flowers grow in Waterton, 30 of which are found only in this park.



June 25, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Salmon Arm, BC
Sports

The Dragon Boat Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary and together with the second annual Outriggers "Survive The Triangle" competition make an ultimate race weekend.

June 15, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Guests can expect exciting performance opportunities and workshops with international guests. Edmonton’s premiere destination for improvised comedy. Improvaganza features affordable, high-energy improvisation and alternative theatre to its audiences, while providing an opportunity for participation. Improvaganza is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual international Improv festival. 

June 22, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Victoria, B.C.
Arts & Culture| Music

Victoria Ska Fest is a diverse musical showcase featuring the best reggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall and punk from across the globe. This family-friendly event is the largest and longest running event of its kind in Nort America. 

June 22, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Sled Island is an annual four-day independent music and arts festival in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This year’s festival will bring together more than 250 artists and bands in more than 30 venues throughout the city.

June 23, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Wainwright, AB
Sports

Held annually, the Wainwright Stampede is four action-packed days with the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association. Events included bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding. The Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association also competes over all four days.

June 20, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Join the Edmonton Chamber Music Society for the 8th annual Summer Solstice Music Festival. Chinese erhu master George Gao, joins pianist Sara Davis Buechner, violinist Lara St. John, and a line-up of North America’s finest performers for an exciting weekend of concerts. Experience this year's innovative and diverse programs that explore folk traditions as well as music spanning the Baroque to modern day.

June 30, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Bring the whole family to Vermilion for a fun filled day! The one-day event features kids activities, a trade show and fireworks.

July 1, 2016 - July 1, 2016
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. 

July 1, 2016 - July 1, 2016
Cochrane, AB
Sports

Cochrane's annual summer festival returns. Put on by the local Bow Valley Credit Union and through the help of numerous sponsors, SummerFest is a fun-filled day of activities for people of all ages.

July 1, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Smithers, BC
Music

This family-friendly event is coming back for its 30th year. For three days, Headliner acts and local & regional performers will bring  a variety of music genres to the Bulkley Valley.

June 30, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Driftpile, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

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

June 24, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Various locations in Victoria, B.C.
Food| Music

A 10-day festival that attracts over 300 musicians, who bring all genres of jazz, blues and worldbeat music to over 35,000 people throughout Victoria and surrounding area on Vancouver Island.  

June 30, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Vernon, BC
Music| Sports

There's no festival in Canada as large and great as the Funtastic Sport and Music Festival. Since 1985, Vernon, B.C. is visited by people from all over the country to play in the Slo-pitch tournament on the July long-weekend. People also come for the three nights of live classic rock entertainment. 

June 25, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Ponoka, AB
Sports

One of Alberta's biggest rodeos, attracting 65,000 spectators every year, the Ponoka Stampede is set to unleash thrilling rodeo action and the exciting chuckwagon races.

May 21, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Canada’s only summer opera festival is held in Edmonton. The festival consists of four Mainstage Operas performed over the course of the festival.

June 24, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Music

The City of Vancouver will be grooving and bopping with the sound of jazz when one of the world's most critically acclaimed jazz festival arrives. In over 30 different venues, over 300 concerts (150 free) will bring a variety of jazz and blues genres and unique music to Vancouver's Lower Mainland and North Shore.

June 24, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

  The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society instills in audiences the appreciation of jazz music as a perse art form, connecting regional audiences with provincial, national and international jazz artists. The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society is dedicated to providing a professional and supportive environment for jazz artists to perform, collaborate, and celebrate with the people of Edmonton, jazz music from across the globe.

July 1, 2016 - July 4, 2016
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

There is no official way to celebrate Canada Day. Many stay in their backyards with friends and have barbecues, and many celebrate with crowds and music, face-painting, fireworks and flags.  Whistler creates a four-day Canada Day event that has all of that and more for people who shout proudly "I am Canadian!" and who embrace the cultural mosaic that Canada has become. Come celebrate Canada's 148th birthday in the fresh mountain air.

June 23, 2016 - July 5, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Works Art and Design Festival will send a current through downtown Edmonton and surrounding areas with 43 one-of-a-kind installations and exhibits, and over 250 special events, performances and opportunities to meet the minds behind the art.  

July 1, 2016 - July 6, 2016
Whistler, BC
Music

The VSO comes back to Whistler Olympic Plaza to perform in the open mountain air for free. Sit on the grass surrounded by trees and mountains and listen to the classical compositions of Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelsshon, Stravinsky, Dvorak and more. 

July 3, 2016 - July 9, 2016
Golden, BC
Sports

The Mount 7 flying site in Golden has for more than two decades offered superb conditins while hosting pilots from across North America and around the world. Mount 7 and the Columbia Valley are famous for incredible thermal conditions and excellent cross-country opportunities. Numerous pilots have achieved personal best flights launching from Mount 7. Golden is  Canada's mecca for foot-launched flying.

July 9, 2016 - July 9, 2016
Squamish, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

One day. 40 Breweries. 120-plus craft beers and add in local music and food in a beautiful setting. What more could you want?

July 8, 2016 - July 10, 2016
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.

July 8, 2016 - July 10, 2016
Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, Comox, BC
Music

The Vancouver Island MusicFest is a gathering of world-class performers entertaining audiences on six different stages in the Comox Valley.

July 8, 2016 - July 10, 2016
Atlin, BC
Arts & Culture

It may look far away, but for the thousands of people that attend the Atlin Arts and Music Festival every year, it’s well worth the trip.

July 9, 2016 - July 11, 2016
Vernon, BC
Sports

Get ready for two days of catching air and other daredevilish acts at Silver Star Freeride Festival. The FMB sanctioned event features a crazy lineup of fun for all levels. 

July 13, 2016 - July 16, 2016
Lloydminster, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Lloydminster’s Colonial Days Fair has all the midway rides (from mild to wild), skill testing games, outstanding entertainment, agriculture and livestock shows, along with special feature events like grandstand concerts, chuckwagon racing, a demolition derby and MORE! This year they are excited to host the famous RCMP Musical Ride.

June 21, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Since 1989, Free Will Players have brought Shakespeare’s heart-stopping romances, chilling tragedies and side-splitting comedies to Hawrelak Park. As a staple of Edmonton's festival season, the FSF offers great summer nights, shelter from storms under the amphitheatre tent, and the magic of the Bard as it was meant to be seen: in Edmonton's beautiful river valley

July 8, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival was the first of its kind in North America. Now in its 29th year, it is known worldwide for its amazing artists and generous audiences. Since 1984, almost four million people have played in the streets and shared a laugh with us at StreetFest.

July 15, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Fort Macleod, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

South Country Fair is a peaceful and rural music and arts festival that happens every year just outside Fort Macleod, Alberta.

July 15, 2016 - July 17, 2016
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.

July 8, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

  The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth , attracts over one million visitors per year and features the world's largest rodeo, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions.

July 15, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Kimberley, BC
Food| Music| Sports

The Town of Kimberley is celebrating its 44th annual JulyFest and following its succesful years with more of the same great fun. Coming back bigger than ever is the Canadian Bocci Championships which last year saw over 200 teams participate, and every team gets creative with costumes.

July 14, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Various locations throughout Victoria, B.C.
Food

Anyone who attends the 6th annual Victoria's Festival of Food and Wine will get a taste of delectable Vancouver Island food prepared by local gourmet chefs and fine wine from British Columbia's wine regions. This is a festival with "culinary conscience" and is a true culinary tourism experience. Come for an extra long weekend of tastings, seminars, and events.

July 16, 2016 - July 18, 2016
White Rock, BC
Sports

The 35th annual Tour de White Rock brings world class cycle races, the children's bike parade, and the popular block-party to residents and visitors in the seaside community of White Rock.

July 23, 2016 - July 23, 2016
Powell River, BC
Food| Music

The Powell River Sea Fair is Powell River's longest running festival celebrating 52 years. Full of entertainment and attractions, there are midway rides, music, food, entertainment along the beautiful coastal setting of the Sunshine Coast. Must-attend events include, a fishing derby, parade, canoe race and talent contest.

July 23, 2016 - July 23, 2016
Okotoks, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Be a part of the taste of Okotoks. This fun new event will showcase the delicious food of the Okotoks area. The pedestrian-friendly event offers live music, great eats, a variety of artists, family fun with face painting and more. Other activities throughout the day include, boutique shopping from local artisans and entertainment. 

July 23, 2016 - July 23, 2016
Oyen, AB
Sports

The Annual White Lightning Dodge Cowboy Crunch in Oyen is where the best bull riders meet the best bulls. You'll get a chance to see the same professional cowboys and bucking stock that compete at the Calgary Stampede or the Canadian Finals rodeo in Edmonton but at this event you are only a fenceline away from the action.

July 22, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Evansburg, AB
Music

For its 20th anniversary the Sasquatch Gathering is returning to  Rangeton Park, AB  from July 22-24 2016  

July 22, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Coming back, this music festival's goal is to bring as many artists as possible onto one stage in one weekend.

July 8, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Drumheller, AB
Arts & Culture

An incredibly captivating play tells the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection within a natural outdoor amphitheatre.

July 22, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Alert Bay, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of events in Alert Bay. The all-weekend event held along the waterfront celebrates summer with art, local music, talent contests, a fishing derby, kids zone, fitness challenge and more. 

July 23, 2016 - July 30, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Food| Music

Come and celebrate 25 years of the Honda Celebration of Light in Vancouver this summer. With amazing fireworks displays, incredible music, food and more. The 2015 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night, rain or shine, on the 25th, 29th and 1st. Be treated to fireworks displays by teams from China, Brazil and Canada. Also enjoy "Shorefest" a music festival which will be taking place during the celebration of light.

July 30, 2016 - July 30, 2016
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. 

July 21, 2016 - July 30, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Food

A Taste of Edmonton Festival is one of the city’s most popular festivals, with 500,000 people attending it every year. Entering its 28th year, A Taste of Edmonton is a dazzling array of tastes and sounds that fill Churchill Square, and it reflects the vitality and dynamism of the city.

July 30, 2016 - July 30, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

It's all about having fun in the sun with this year's Inglewood Sunfest!  This year event organizers are adding more things to see and do, plus they'll still have all the favorite activities for the whole family.  Join the community of Inglewood from 11 am to 5 pm as the street comes alive with performers, vendors, and  fantastic food.

July 29, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Kaslo, BC
Music

Kaslo's relaxed and cheerful vibe is elevated even further when the floating stage takes over Kootenay Lake's beach. Dynamic and talented musicians from all over the world will perform jazz, blues, funk, rock, folk and world music for three days. It's a music event for all ages.

July 30, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Red Deer, AB
Arts & Culture

CentreFest is the largest, most affordable, most accessible festival in central Albera with over 28,000 attendees during the festival.

July 29, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Stony Plain, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

This year's 28th Annual Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival is from August 2 to 4, 2013, in the Heritage Park (formerly Stony Plain Exhibition Park) in beautiful Stony Plain. Camping is available for the entire weekend. The weekend is full of activities for the whole family including on stage music, workshops, “slow-pitch jam,” food concessions and craft tables, Kids Corner, and Festival Souvenir Table.

July 22, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Enjoyed by thousands of people, K Days (formerly known as Capital Ex) is 10 days of fun. During the heart of summer, the grounds at Northlands are transformed into an arena of endless games, rides, entertainment, concerts, shopping, food and family activities. Thrill-seekers spin-out on the crazy rides and midway games, families get up and on their feet with daily children’s performances and the playful activities at Kids Town and The Farm.  

July 28, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Merritt, BC
Music

Get ready for four days of country music in a spectacular rolling ranchlands landscape, with big name acts: Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich and the list goes on. Dust off your cowboy boots, or wear your favourite flip-flops, it's that kind of relaxed atmosphere. Along with the music, there are food vendors, helicopter tours, a party zone and plenty of space to camp.

July 29, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Kamloops, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

The Kamloops pow wow is one of the largest in Western Canada and celebrates its 37 th year in August. About 20,000 people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, are expected to attend over the three-day event, which boasts a substantial $77,000 total competition purse.

July 28, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Camrose, AB
Music

 Join concert-goers from around the globe who make the yearly pilgrimage to a 400-acre mini pop-up village created each year in Camrose, Alberta. It’s an amazing sight and what makes it extra-special is the neighbourly feel that abounds.

July 29, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Comox, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

Enjoy everything Comox B.C. has to offer at the Filberg Festival. Walk through beautiful gardens, rustic buildings and gorgeous views of Comox Harbour and the Coastal Mountain Ranges.

July 29, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Ucluelet, BC
Music

Get into a coastal state of mind for the annual Otalith Festival. More than 20 acts and DJs take to the outdoor stage in the tiny, vibrant town of Ucluelet. Expect garage rock, hip hop, indie, folk and anything else you’d care to dance to — all with the stunning backdrop of the forest, coast and deep blue Pacific surrounding Vancouver Island. While you enjoy the music, your ticket helps support two local initiatives, the Ucluelet Aquarium and Pacific Wild.

July 29, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Strathmore, AB
Music| Sports

Since 1966 Strathmore has been hosting the annual stampede is back for another year. Break out your boots, belt buckles and cowboy hats and check out the local atmosphere. Don't miss the Tradeshow, for arts and crafts and unique, handmade wares.

July 30, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Servus Heritage Festival 2016 marks the 41st annual of this premier three-day showcase of Canada’s vibrant multicultural heritage. It will feature 60 pavilions representing more than 85 cultures from around the world.

July 28, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture

Whistler opens its doors this summer for a five day experience like no other. Wanderlust Whistler will feature an incredible lineup of some of the world’s best yoga teachers, musicians, meditation instructors and performing artists.

July 30, 2016 - August 1, 2016
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.

July 29, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Wells, BC
Music

Expect the unexpected. The small community of Wells, B.C. has always been rich  in arts and culture. Artists have travelled from across the country to this little mountain town to take in the beautiful setting and get inspired. This four-day outdoor and indoor event is designed to show visitors what Wells is all about. Enjoy the weekend see original art by passionate artists and get to know the local folks. Just on the doorstep of Wells are nature trails and historical sites.

July 22, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Sooke, BC
Arts & Culture

The Sooke Fine Arts Show is an impressive gathering of talented artists from Vancouver Island and B.C. Coastal islands. It' been happening for nearly 30 years. The 11-day event attracts thousands of people from all over as well as patrons of the arts from Western Canada and the United States and features nearly 400 pieces of art.

August 5, 2016 - August 6, 2016
Carstairs, AB
Music

The Mountain View Music Fest is a multi purpose, 2 day festival in the Town of Carstairs providing the citizens and surrounding rural farming communities the opportunity to come together to appreciate talents in the areas of music, dance, crafts and visual arts. 

August 6, 2016 - August 6, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Afrikadey! specifically focuses on the talent, energy and innovation of young people of African descent who are actively striving to improve and open the lines of communication between different cultures. Afrikadey! again introduces Calgary audiences to a captivating array of African-inspired sights, sounds, and flavours. With capoeira, dance, and drum performances all around, no matter where you are. If you are right up by the stage you will be enjoying a full schedule of top-notch musical entertainment as well. 

August 6, 2016 - August 6, 2016
Burnaby, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

The Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival has attracted festival-goers of all ages for its soulful lineup of music by some exceptional artists. Set in beautiful Deer Lake Park, the festival is in its 14th year and just keeps getting better.

August 2, 2016 - August 6, 2016
St Albert, AB
Music| Sports

Rock'n August is an international car show and music festival, taking place in St. Albert, AB. The event often showcases more than 550 classic car entries into the event and more than 50,000 people attending, making Rock'n August one of the largest events to take place in the province of Alberta.

August 6, 2016 - August 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music| Sports

It’s been too long but finally Edmonton welcomes back the airshow. The Villeneuve Airport, just a short drive north west of Edmonton, will host the Edmonton Airshow from Aug. 22 - 23. Much of the entertainment is in the air where pilots do manoeuvres that send chills up your spine.

August 4, 2016 - August 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Beginning in 1980 with one staff member and 300 volunteers, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has grown and matured into one of the leading folk festivals in the world. Now boasting a volunteer force of over 2,000, the festival ins a not-for-profit society dedicated to bringing in the best of folk music from around the world.

August 5, 2016 - August 7, 2016
Sun Peaks Resort, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Art, design, music and movies come together at Sun Peaks for a celebration of all things nature and sustainability during the Green Art Festival. A diverse combination of visual artists will showcase their eco-mindfulness. The festival will not only include paintings, scupture and music, but also outdoor movie experiences and a wine tasting.

August 5, 2016 - August 7, 2016
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. 

July 31, 2016 - August 8, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture

  Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals in the world. The second-largest Fringe Festival is in Edmonton, Alberta , and draws nearly 800,000 attendees a year!

August 7, 2016 - August 9, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Come celebrate Caribbean culture at the annual three-day Cariwest - Caribbean Arts Festival! Downtown Edmonton explodes with spectacular costumes, vibrant Caribbean musical rhythms, street theatre and enticing cuisine. Take in the night time extravaganza and costume judging, the Cariwest Parade through downtown, and the cultural fair in Churchill Square.  

August 12, 2016 - August 13, 2016
Fernie, BC
Music

The Wapiti Music is all about one thing. Incredible Canadian Indie music. For it's fifth year, the festival opens its doors to class acts such as The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Lovecoast, Close Talker, Mounties and more! Some new, up and coming bands will hit the stage as well as seasoned veterans for this one of a kind festival. No matter the band, you'll be sure to find something to groove to.

August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2016
Hinton, AB
Sports

  It's not about finishing first, but rather having fun and raising money for good causes. The 4th annual Run in the Rockies gives runners of all abilities a chance to check out the sport. Try anything from 1 to 21 kilometres.  

August 12, 2016 - August 13, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Get ready to rock in Hawrelak Park this August during the Edmonton Rock Music Festival. The two-day event will feature rock legends, Dr. Hook, The Stampeders, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and more. Enjoy the beer garden, food vendors, and merchandise tents along with the summery vibe. 

August 14, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Each year on the second Sunday in August, the streets of Marda Loop come alive with the New Orleans-themed Marda Gras Street Festival. This one-day free public event includes the sights and sounds of New Orleans, with its purple, green and gold pageantry and featuring Jazz, Rhythm, Blues and Zydeco music, street level acts, a variety of cultural performers.

August 12, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Red Deer, AB
Music

  Held in a natural outdoor amphitheatre north of Red Deer the Central Music Festival is an event with a wide array of music genres where kids -  young and old - dance barefoot in the grass. With family-oriented activities including a Kids Korner it is a great family weekend experience.

August 12, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Dunster, BC
Music

Ever wondered what a music festival would look like in your own front yard? Well, wonder no more and attend the Robson Valley Music Festival this Aug. 14 to 16. Located in the gorgeous Raush Valley between the Rocky and Cariboo mountains, this intimate, artistic musical gathering is described by organizer, and host, Shara Gustafson as, “The wickedest little festival that could.”

August 10, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Rocky Mountain House, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

  Rocky Mountain House hosts the biggest, most extreme chuckwagon racing tournament every year. Five days of seeing the best chuckwagon competitors in North America along with a midway set-up beside the rodeo grounds, wild pony races, and country entertainment at the Broken Spoke Saloon guarantees a great time for all ages.

August 13, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Come to Sir Winston Churchill Square, the heart of Edmonton's downtown core and share the beauty of Latin heritage, experience the tastes, sites and sounds of the Hispanic culture. Dance, sing, eat and learn about the diverse communities that make up Edmonton's Vibrant Latin Community.

August 20, 2016 - August 20, 2016
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.

August 20, 2016 - August 20, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Carifest is an annual festival held in Calgary, AB. that showcases the arts and culture of the Caribbean. The Caribbean Community Council of Calgary (CCC) organizes Carifest as part of its mandate. The Council was incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act in 1981 and has grown Carifest to become one of the major festivals in Western Canada. CCC’s executive and membership operate on a volunteer basis with a focus on aligning the correct skill set, experience and personality with the appropriate CCC function.

August 18, 2016 - August 20, 2016
Calgary, AB
Music

Calgary ReggaeFest's Main Stage event isn’t just for Reggae fans. It’s a full day family event that transcends racial, cultural and musical boundaries. With live performances from Canadian and international Reggae artistes, ReggaeFest features a beer garden, separate youth area, and plenty of arts & crafts. Or get a taste of Reggae culture from the many food vendors.

August 20, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture

Celebrations at Camrose Founders Days Festival will mark 100 year milestones for many Camrose organizations. Daily activities take place Downtown on Main Street, Camrose Centennial Museum and the Camrose Railway Station Museum & Park. At Founders Square they will honour several Founders with plaques added to the walls of the fountain.

August 19, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Nelson, BC
Sports

For 18 years this festival has existed to honour the memory of Cam Alexander, an avid cyclist who tragically lost his life in a biking accident. This year, the festival is reaching out to the community of Nelson to get back in the saddle. The festival is for competitive and recreational riders. Pump up your bike tires, oil the chain, and make sure your brakes are in order, because there'll be lots of riding.

August 19, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Fesival organizers (Blues International) have worked hard at bringing the best in the blues to you at the sonically superior and party friendly Heritage Amphitheatre. Plans are well underway and they have booked a great cross section of newcomers, veterans, legends, award winners and blues heavyweights to fill the hole in your soul this summer!

August 19, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Salmon Arm, BC
Music

Salmon Arm is the centre of the action in the interior bringing thousand to the quiet little town on the shores of Shushwap Lake. Mid-August, the annual Roots & Blues Festival brings in a deep pool of talent, and with always a few surprises and blasts from the past. With more than 30 acts, including John Oates, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and mellow man Rocky Lawrence taking to the stage, it’s going to be a great weekend.

August 19, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Dragon Boat Festival takes place every August on the North Saskatchewan River, at Louise McKinney Riverfront Park. The race course is approximately 400 m long with races generally lasting between 2 to 3.5 intense minutes. The 3-day event features Challenge races, placement races, spirit awards and medal races. 

August 11, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival August 11-21, 2016. Fringe Theatre Adventures (FTA) has donned their bell-bottoms, pulled up their tube socks and wistfully gone back to the era of record stores and jumpsuits. Get swept up in what it means to be fringed and confused with a ‘throwback’ to our early years. 

August 20, 2016 - August 22, 2016
Hinton, AB
Sports

Get some traction during two events in Hinton. The Beaver Bike Festival brings together dirt shredders from around the region.

June 12, 2016 - August 22, 2016
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. 

August 23, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Lethbridge, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Whoop-Up Days is an annual festival, exhibition, and rodeo held in Lethbridge, Alberta, for five days in the last full week of August.

August 26, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Taber, AB
Food

Taber is famous for their corn, and they celebrate the harvest with an annual two day festival.

August 18, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture| Food

Within GlobalFest is the OneWorld Festival, the Firework's Festival, the Night Market and hundreds of thousands of people, local and tourists of different cultures coming together to celebrate the cultural diversity within Calgary's communities. GlobalFest's mandate as a not-for-profit society is to produce an inclusive, world class, multi-faceted arts and culture festival that celebrates and showcases cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities and across the globe.

August 27, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Sports

The annual festival is gearing up to be one of the best Dragon Boat festivals of the year. It will attract hundreds of families and individuals from all over to participate or cheer on the teams. This year, Kelowna Dragon Boat Club has six boats to make the races even more thrilling.

June 15, 2016 - August 30, 2016
Salmon Arm, BC
Arts & Culture

Every Wednesday evening a gathering of lawn chairs and blankets crowd Salmon Arm's Marine Park for musical concerts. Everything from jazz to rock, and from folk to funk, reggae to rythm and blues will be heard from the gazebo.  

September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016
Powell River, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Head to Powell River for two days of terrific music, coastal views, food and special events.

September 3, 2016 - September 4, 2016
Vernon, BC
Sports

The Kalamalka Classic is back, on beautiful Kalamalka Lake, just minutes from Vernon, B.C., - and that's something to celebrate! Featuring events for all ages, recreational and competitive, it's the kind of event that combines both competitive sport with the Aloha of the Okanagan region. Choose from a vareity of events throughout the weekend.

September 2, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Fort McMurray, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

At first glance, this looks like any regular carnival that you see throughout the summer. Look closer and you will find that Sustainival is far more unique as everything on the site is powered by renewable energy. The lights, food-trucks and all the rides (yes even the mighty gravitron) are powered by biodiesel fuel, and alternative energy. Sustainival also has pavilions that share knowledge on sustainable energy, with hands-on activities for kids and adults too.

September 9, 2016 - September 10, 2016
Victoria, BC
Food| Music

September 9, 2016 - September 10, 2016
Nelson, BC
Arts & Culture| Sports

Nelson, B.C. also known as the Heritage City for good reason, is the place to be on the second weekend of September. That's when the 10th annual Queen City Cruise, showcasing classic cars takes place. The weekend includes the 'Cardi-Gras,' a city-wide event, a parade, soap derby and more  

September 10, 2016 - September 10, 2016
Banff, AB
Sports

This is one of the most picturesque races in the world.  Swim in the pristine waters of Two Jack Lake and bike around the picturesque Minnewanka Loop Road and then into the town of Banff finishing the run on Banff Avenue and Central Park.

September 16, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Pender Harbour, BC
Music

September 14, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Whistler, BC
Food

We beer-drinking mountain folk all know the glorious feeling of drinking cold beer after a great day on the ski hill, or after hiking, nay, conquering a great mountain in the summer heat. Whistler Village is pouring pints from nearly 30 different breweries in one single day, so don't miss this chance to sample hundreds of brews, just please drink responsibly.

September 12, 2016 - September 22, 2016
Tofino, BC
Arts & Culture

  The festival showcases traditional and contemporary wood carvings with exhibits, delicious food, and family programs and demonstrations. There's even a chance to carve your own canoe or paddle.

May 13, 2016 - September 23, 2016
Whistler, BC
Food| Music

Every Tuesday night, the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre takes groups on tour around the award-winning building. Inside the building, people become immersed in the history and traditions of the Squamish and Lil'Wat tribes. Kids and adults can interact with  artifacts such as a cedar canoe and drums, and throughout the tour the guide shares legendary stories. 

September 24, 2016 - September 24, 2016
Okotoks, AB
Arts & Culture| Food

Bring the whole family out for a community celebration of the Fall Harvest. There will be plenty of free activities including old-fashioned games for the kids, a display of antique and historic farm tractors and implements, thrashing demonstrations and so much more!

September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

A premium tasting event that began in Vancouver years ago, the Hopscotch Festival is now rooted in Kelowna's event calendar.

September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016
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. 

September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Tofino, BC
Sports

An all-women event as surfers hit the waves and show their best in the annual surf competition. A lead-up event, awards banquet, and movie premier happen around the competition days.

September 21, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture

The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is a 12-day celebration of visual arts and cinema, screening more than 200 multi-genre films from more than 100 countries and highlighted by a series of gala events, awards ceremonies, and special presentations. 

September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Radium Hot Springs, BC
Arts & Culture

Welcome the crisp, cool days of Radium this October as the town hosts the Radium Colours Artists’ Retreat.

September 29, 2016 - October 8, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Film Festival... international, independent and eye-opening. This Festival is about 'discovery'. They strive to uncover cinematic gems and celebrate unique new voices in independent filmmaking. EIFF is about films and the people who make them.

September 29, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

This festival is proud to have been called one of Canada's best small festivals. The Spring Wine Festival has wine, food & entertainment for all during grape budbreak in the Okanagan. Stay for a day, two days, or a whole week and get a taste for the Okanagan wine.

September 3, 2016 - October 10, 2016
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.

October 21, 2016 - October 22, 2016
Lloydminster, AB
Sports

Get ready to watch some of Canada's finest bull riders duke it out to be named Bull Riders Canada's champion.

October 21, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The one and only Science Fiction & Fantasy festival in Edmonton, Alberta is a time every fall where the geeks of Edmonton can celebrate their passion together!

October 21, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Gibsons, BC
Arts & Culture

The name says “crawl” but you better put on some comfy walking shoes for the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl. This event presented by the Coast Cultural Alliance, links the artists, studios and art stores 156 kilometres from Gibsons to Lund. This is the sixth year of the event and it includes three days of events. Without the summer crowds, it’s a perfect time to slow down and meet the artists in their studios. Last year, nearly 150 artists and venues participated and this fall’s line up promises to be just as wonderful. 

October 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016
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.

October 29, 2016 - November 7, 2016
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

November 4, 2016 - November 13, 2016
San Diego, CA
Food

FestivalSeekers is thrilled to bring you its first international festival - San Diego’s Beer Week:  a celebration of 90-plus craft breweries in and around San Diego

November 11, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Banff, AB
Food

Bon Appetit is a chance to sample the sweet and savoury, fresh and flavourful dishes at many of the best restaurants in Banff and Lake Louise.

November 10, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture| Music| Sports

Whistler brings out a Cornucopia of the finest in British Columbia cuisine and wine. Local and regional restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries, chefs and producers are featured in the premier gourmand gathering of the west coast. With a countless number of wine and food events, the 17th annual celebration has something for every palate.

November 19, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Fraser Valley, BC
Arts & Culture

Bald eagles migrate every fall to Fraser Valley to feast on fish carcasses. For the 18th year the community celebrates the largest gathering of bald eagles in the world and eagle enthusiasts learn a lot about the North American bald eagle.

November 25, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Vermilion, AB
Arts & Culture| Food

The Vermilion Wnter Fair celebrates everything white and wonderful. See the schedule below for the dates and times of the various events. You don't want to miss out on the Sno-Pitch Tournament - and no, they won't be throwing snowballs. The ball season isn't over just because there's snow on the ground.

November 11, 2016 - December 11, 2016
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.

December 3, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Canmore, AB
Arts & Culture

From Dec. 4 to 31, Canmore comes alive with Christmas spirit during the Christmas in Canmore Festival. Enjoy the simplicity of the season with fun family-friendly activities - like outdoor movie nights - all while soaking up the beauty of the Rockies. 

January 7, 2017 - January 7, 2017
Nakiska, AB
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 just $15, redeemable on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. #NATIONALSKIDAY

January 13, 2017 - January 22, 2017
Sun Peaks Resort, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

Literally, nowhere else offers a showcase of skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and other outdoor recreation liberally blended with wineries of the Okanagan. This is apres-ski taken to new heights.

January 28, 2017 - January 28, 2017
Calgary, AB
Sports

Head to WinSport Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, to welcome the world’s best freestyle mogul skiers. This group of young athletes will be competing in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup, presented by the Waterloo Innovation Network.  

January 12, 2017 - January 31, 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.

January 15, 2017 - February 7, 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.

February 25, 2017 - March 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. 

March 3, 2017 - March 5, 2017
Fernie, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music| Sports

Every once and a while we get to spend time with SuperHeroes, you know those people who leave you standing taller and eyes more wide open.  Fernie, British Columbia has a superhero and his name is Griz.  Fernie, named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of North America’s top party towns, hosts a festival every year in honour of their superhero.  That festival is called Griz Days, and the event is legendary.    

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Beaumont, AB
Music

The Beaumont Blues Festival (BBRF) is an annual music festival that features a number of all Canadian musical acts. The festival location has changed to Four Seasons Park which lies right in the heart of the Town of Beaumont, Alta.   

June 18, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Whistler, BC
Sports

Are you tough enough to face down the Ring of Fire or the Arctic Enema? We thought so, too. Set in the beautiful setting of Whistler, B.C., with spectacular views and terrain is what makes this the perfect setting for the adventure-filled competition known as the Tough Mudder.

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Fascinating First Nations culture comes alove with food, art, storytelling and dance.

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
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.

June 9, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Comox, BC
Food

June 9 to 19, 2016

June 16, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Cranbrook, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Sam Steele Days are Cranbrook’s largest annual festival. It'll be a weekend of music, historical presentations, sports tournaments and pancake breakfasts.

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Food| Music

Porkapalooza is a BBQ competition with tonnes of entertainment! Enjoy a food festival that explores the art and culture of BBQ. 

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Sooke, B.C.
Music

The annual Sooke River Bluegrass Festival is a foot-stomping weekend that has kicked off the summer music festival and camping season for more than a decade. 

June 15, 2016 - June 18, 2016
Lethbridge, AB
Music

Lethbridge's jazz scene has been alive and well for decades. Experience the vibrant arts and culture in the city during the Lethbridge Jazz Festival.

June 17, 2016 - June 18, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Food

Feastival is a tasty showcase  of the local Vancouver Island food and beverage scene featuring some of the finest local foods, products and stirs it up with talent and attractions from the island.

June 18, 2016 - June 18, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture

Enjoy the Purple Martin Festival on the banks of gorgeous Stoney Creek Valley in Camrose. The family event will appeal to bird watchers, aspiring and seasoned Purple Martin "landlords" and nature-lovers.

June 12, 2016 - June 15, 2016
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.

June 2, 2016 - June 12, 2016
Calgary, AB
Arts & Culture

FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, founded and produced by Stu Hughes, was conceived as a way to spread the gift of laughter by showcasing a world of hilarious comedy performers. Funnyfest is an original comedy celebration with every show and theme pushing the envelope. 

June 9, 2016 - June 12, 2016
Elkwater, AB
Music

The Hills are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest is a four-day festival that highlights music, dance, and cultural workshops. It features instruction in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, piano, drumming, bagpipes, jigging, and square dancing. There's also an artisan area that features instruction in sash finger weaving, Métis flower beadworking, moccasin making, and capote making.

June 10, 2016 - June 12, 2016
Stettler, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

The Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede is a semi-pro CCA (Canadian Cowboys Association) rodeo co-sanctioned with the Chinook Rodeo Association. For the past 2 years the cowboys themselves have nominated it as the best rodeo to attend.

June 11, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Radium Hot Springs, BC
Sports

The Fourth Annual Kootenay Krusher promises to be an action-packed mountain bike race along 50 kilometres of trails in the picturesque heart of the region's river valley. It's open to all abilities –  from recreational to elite bikers. There's even an event for two-wheeled toddlers. 

June 11, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
Sports

Get ready for squeaky clean fun in one of the craziest - and most popular fun-run competions around. The 5k Foam Fest in Nanaimo offers up plenty of shenanigans for competitors who run, jump and bounce their way through mud pits and a series of obstacles. 

June 10, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Banff, AB
Music

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

May 27, 2016 - June 6, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
Food

The Waterton Food Festival celebrates food and beverages, and showcases the talents of local chefs and vendors. Sample some wonderful local food during the 10-day festival while enjoying the natural beauty of the area.  

May 27, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Food

A whole week devoted to appreciating Craft Beer, Vancouver will hav e various venues focused on Canada's blossoming craft beer community.

June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Tofino, B.C.
Food

The Tofino Botanical Gardens will host a grand celebration of the unity between food and wine. Walk through the luscious green gardens while you taste decadent food and wine and meet the local chefs and B.C. winemakers. 

May 30, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Vancouver, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

This is a world-reknowned festival which has been inspiring, educating, and engaging young children through performing arts since 1978. With featured performances by some of the world's most talented and engaging artists, there is something for any child, whether he/she is just learning to walk and talk, or can't stop running around.

June 3, 2016 - June 4, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

The Jaywalker's Jamboree is Alberta's oldest outdoor fair. During the two-day event, Camrose main street closes to traffic and is transformed into an outdoor festival and carnival featuring local food vendors, rides and an enormous sidewalk sale put on by local businesses.

May 1, 2016 - June 3, 2016
Penticton, BC
Sports

South Okanagan is a cyclist's haven, with its beautiful lake and mountain vistas, a vast array of biking trails for every ability and steady schedule of biking events to choose from. Picture yourself riding through vineyards, alongside bluer than blue lakes, and breathing fresh mountain air.

May 20, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Golden, BC
Sports

Come spring, powder stashes can still be found at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Those longer, sunny days seem to bring in heaps of snow. It’s all a great reason to celebrate the season during the dual-weekend Sun, Splash, Funk Festival, April 3 to 5 and April 10 to 12.

May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
High River, AB
Sports

Round up your cow pokes and get ready to enjoy one of Canada’s most unique rodeos, plus a long roster of other events over Little Britches Weekend.

May 21, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Revelstoke, BC
Sports

Since the 1880s, Revelstoke has had sawmills and forestry has been an important part in the town's economy. Revelstoke's Centennial Park will be celebrating the logging history of the community with many fun events for men, women, and children. 

May 6, 2016 - May 7, 2016
Drumheller, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Alberta's best kept secret, this music festival features an eclectic mix of genres: rock, blues, jazz, alternative and more. Get ready for a weekend of dancing and grooving amid the hoodoos in a other-worldy setting in the Badlands.

April 22, 2016 - April 24, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Head to Camrose for the annual Spring Classic Indoor Pro Rodeo. Round up your favourite cowpokes and get ready to enjoy one of Alberta’s best rodeos, including more tha 300 competitors and 4,000 spectators.

April 8, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Whistler, BC
Music| Sports

Enjoy Whistler Blackcomb's World Ski and Snowboard Festival. North America's largest annual celebration of snow sports, music, arts and mountain culture. Head to the slopes and get your final turns in for the season followed by 10 days of awesome parties and events. 

April 6, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Canmore, AB
Food

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

April 9, 2016 - April 10, 2016
Fernie, BC
Music

Fernie Alpine Resort is the place to be this spring as the annual Fernival event gets underway and rockin'.  Catch the enthusiastic spirit of this spring music festival, which includes live music, popular DJs, a retro-themed weekend and some fun but intense competitions to wrap up the ski season. 

March 12, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Tofino, BC
Arts & Culture

Celebrate spring and coastal living on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, during the Pacific Rim Whale Festival, hosted by Tofino, Ucluelet, First Nations communities and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. See the migration of the Grey whales, chow down on some chowder and just enjoy life on the edge of the island. 

February 1, 2016 - March 13, 2016
Canmore, AB
Arts & Culture

The Canmore Winter Carnival celebrates the season and and has been a tradition locals and out-of-towners for more than 20 years. The 2016 event is shaping up to be the biggest yet. Two World Cup events will be part of the carnival along with 45 days of events, including ice carving, snow sculpting and the popular Snowy Owl Kid N Mutt races, just to name a few. 

March 8, 2016 - March 12, 2016
Canmore, AB
Sports

Ski Tour Canada 2016 is an exhilarating eight-stage cross-country skiing event across Canada that showcases some of Canada’s most iconic and historic ski destinations. The final stop is in Canadian  Canmore, AB,  which just happens to also be when the Canmore's Winter Carnival is happening. Cheer on Team Canada as they go head to head against some of the world's top Nordic skiers.

January 21, 2016 - January 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The International Ice Carving Competition kicks off the festival, as 10 teams of ice carvers create icy masterpieces. For the 10 festival days expect lots of outdoor fun. There will be ice and snow exhibits, an interactive children's play area, the famous giant ice slide and much more.

January 25, 2016 - January 30, 2016
Medicine Hat, AB
Music

Medicine Hat's Tongue on the Post Festival is Alberta's first winter folk festival held at Medalta Potteries.

November 20, 2015 - November 22, 2015
Tofino, BC
Food

Shuck and slurp away the weekend at Tofino's annual event celebrating the delicious and prolific bivalve.

June 27, 2015 - June 28, 2015
Fernie, BC
Sports

Get ready for a weekend of hiking and biking in Fernie, featuring the Roll and Sole Festival paired with the Fernie 3. Take part in guided hikes and mountain bike rides, enjoy a catered gourmet lunch, and test your biking skills in something called "Crazy Fun" events in downtown Fernie. After that, enjoy one of Canada's best biking races, the Fernie 3.