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.
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.
Enjoy the Spirit of Bonnyville Chuckwagon Races from June 28 - 30th. 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.
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.
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.
Nestled on the banks of the scenic Athabasca River, the Magnificent River Rats Festival is celebrating Canada Day in a big way. Bring the whole family and enjoy the many activities that are part of this activity-filled event.
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.