Fort McMurray

  • Fort McMurray, AB – No play on words here or mistyped font either. Winter in the Reginal Municipality of Wood Buffalo is all about PLAY. February 22 – 24 will be the big WinterPLAY celebration at Snye Park in Fort McMurray. And as usual, the days will be filled with the magic of winter.

  • 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.

    Community: Fort McMurray
    Region: Northern Alberta
    Province: Alberta
  • Getting on to midnight, we’re close to the sweet spot for glimpsing the dancing bands of colours that can range from vivid shades of green to dazzling pinks. It’s completely up to Mother Nature though whether they’ll come out to wow us, so we continue to gaze skyward in the hope she’ll grant us our wish.

  • Shin pads in place. Gloves firmly on. Cricket bat at the ready. Feet in the proper stance. I swing and miraculously connect with the yellow dimpled ball … and it goes about five feet.  

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    The 2017 Constant Comfort Fort McMurray Food Festival will host a big community celebration of the unity between food that aims to bring people together. Mingle with friends and enjoy delicious food from restaurants and talented chefs throughout the Wood Buffalo Region. 

    Community: Fort McMurray
    Region: Northern Alberta
    Province: Alberta
  • Sustainival's first year in Fort McMurray was the talk of the town and fun for everyone - even those hard-to-please teens.

  • It takes a community to run a carnival. A carnival whose rides, food trucks, lights and all on-site attractions are powered 100 per cent by biodiesel fuel.