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

Mar 3 - Mar 5, 2017
Fernie, BC
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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.    

Feb 24 - Feb 26, 2017
Fort McMurray, AB
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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.

Jan 13 - Feb 6, 2017
Banff, AB
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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
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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 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.  

Jan 14, 2017
Nakiska, AB
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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

Nov 18 - Jan 2, 2017
Banff, AB
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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.

Dec 1 - Dec 4, 2016
Baldy Mountain Resort
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Get back to Baldy with the First Chair Festival, December 1-4th, 2016

Nov 10 - Nov 20, 2016
Whistler, BC
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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.

Sep 24 - Nov 6, 2016
Radium Hot Springs, BC
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Come fall, love is in the air around Radium. That's when the resident bighorn sheep start getting really frisky - to the point where they engage in some spirited headbutting. The town embraces the amorous season with two fun events -  The Headbanger's Trail Challenge in September and the Headbanger's Festival (The Rut not the Run) in November. 

Oct 21 - Oct 22, 2016
Lloydminster, AB
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Get ready to watch some of Canada's finest bull riders duke it out to be named Bull Riders Canada's champion.

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
Tofino, BC
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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.

Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2016
Nelson, BC
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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  

Sep 10, 2016
Cranbrook, BC
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"Be prepared for amazing views and a memorable ride"  Cranbrook is a biking mecca for many reasons and for all levels. You can take the family biking on a paved trail from Cranbrook to Kimberley on the 26-kilometre North Star Rails to Trails paved trail.

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. 

Sep 3 - Sep 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.

Aug 25 - Aug 28, 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.

Aug 26 - Aug 28, 2016
Bonnyville, AB
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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.

Aug 27 - Aug 28, 2016
Kelowna, BC
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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.

Aug 27, 2016
Elkwater, AB
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There really isn’t a battle, that’s just the name of the creek that originates in Cypress Hills near Medicine Hat, Alberta. It;s actually a friendly mountain bike race with 70 of your favourite downhill grinders casually riding their mountain bikes along the slopes of Cypress Hills.  

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

Aug 20, 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.  

Aug 20, 2016
Castle Mountain, AB
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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.

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
Kananaskis Country, AB
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  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 6 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
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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.

Aug 2 - Aug 6, 2016
St Albert, AB
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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.

Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2016
Strathmore, AB
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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.

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Lac La Biche, AB
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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.  

Jul 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. 

Jul 21 - Jul 24, 2016
Bonnyville, AB
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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 21 - Jul 24, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
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The first Great International World Championship Bathtub Race took place in Nanaimo BC in 1967, this year marks the 50th year of the races. The Great International World Championship Bathtub Race runs every July in Nanaimo BC, and sees competitors from across Canada, the United States and even as far away as Australia and New Zealand, making it truly an international event.

Jul 16 - Jul 18, 2016
White Rock, BC
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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.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Powell River. BC
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On July 15th - 17th 2016, the 21st annual Powell River Logger Sports takes over Willingdon Beach.

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
Boyle, AB
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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.

Jul 16 - Jul 17, 2016
Cold Lake, AB
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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
Kimberley, BC
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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.

Jul 9 - Jul 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. 

Jul 10, 2016
Prince George, BC
Sports

On Sunday July 10th, 2016 paddlers from around North America will be gathering in Prince George for the epic challenge of the Northern Hardware PG Canoe Race.

Jul 3 - Jul 9, 2016
Golden, BC
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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.

Jun 25 - Jul 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.

Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2016
Vernon, BC
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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. 

Jul 1, 2016
Cochrane, AB
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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.

Jun 23 - Jun 26, 2016
Wainwright, AB
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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.

Jun 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.

Jun 18 - Jun 19, 2016
Whistler, BC
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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.

Jun 10 - Jun 12, 2016
Stettler, AB
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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.

Jun 11, 2016
Radium Hot Springs, BC
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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. 

Jun 11, 2016
Nanaimo, BC
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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. 

May 1 - Jun 3, 2016
Penticton, BC
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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 21 - May 22, 2016
High River, AB
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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 20 - May 22, 2016
Golden, BC
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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
Revelstoke, BC
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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. 

Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2016
Camrose, AB
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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.

Apr 8 - Apr 17, 2016
Whistler, BC
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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. 

Mar 8 - Mar 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.

Jun 27 - Jun 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.