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Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2020

From music festivals to snowshoeing, here are 30 of the best things to do this January in Alberta.

Christmas – Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

Alberta transforms into a magical, winter wonderland at Christmas, with celebrations for all ages and many indoor and outdoor activities. Check out these 10+ ideas for a Christmas holiday getaway in Alberta and get ready to explore.

Polar Bear Dips in Alberta

Plunge into cold Alberta waters and support a worthy cause by participating in a Polar Bear Plunge.
A list of seven places to enjoy a chilling experience in Alberta.

Lowes Canada is Closing 34 Stores Across the Country

Lowe’s Canada is closing 34 underperforming stores to optimize its network which include 26 Ronas, 6 Lowe’s, and 2 Reno-Depots. Store closures and dates: Lowes Canada says… Read more »

Alberta Govt. Wants Public Input on Whether the Province Should Continue to Observe Daylight Savings Time

On the heels of British Columbia tabling the legislation in October 2019 to move to summer hours all year, Alberta government is launching an online survey to… Read more »

Things to do in Alberta this August

Between music festivals, historical celebratory events, and rodeos, August is the perfect month to explore the diverse regions of Alberta.

List of Alberta Provincial Parks’ Day-Use Area Picnic Sites where Liquor Consumption is Permitted

From 12:00 p.m. of June 28, 2019, visitors can enjoy liquor consumption with food in 14 of the province’s day-use area picnic sites. The select sites feature… Read more »

Liquor Bans at Alberta Provincial Parks Quashed

Liquor ban existed during May long weekend in select provincial parks has been quashed. Beginning this May long weekend, the liquor ban imposed on eight remaining provincial… Read more »

Boat Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

Things to Do during Easter Weekend

Things to do during Easter weekend in select cities in Canada.   ALBERTA ATLANTIC PROVINCES BRITISH COLUMBIA MANITOBA ONTARIO SASKATCHEWAN    

Alberta might lose more than a third of its restaurants

According to a new survey from Restaurants Canada, more than a third of Alberta’s foodservice businesses might close their doors if operating conditions and economy in the… Read more »

50 Things to Do during Spring in Alberta

From yoga, and food festivals to rodeos and a train trip to hunt for Easter eggs, here are 50 adventures for spring in Alberta.

Celebrate the first weekend of Spring with a trip to the province-wide Alberta Métis Fest

Take the whole family to the province-wide showcase of Métis culture, talent, and history and share in the heritage and pride of the Métis people. The Métis Nation… Read more »

X Games coming to Calgary for the next 3 years

Calgary is targeting to host the X Games beginning in late February or early March of 2020, 2021 and 2022 subject to securing corporate sponsorship. Since its… Read more »

Frankenstein, Peter Pan, Diavolo in Alberta Ballet’s 2019-20 Season

Join Alberta Ballet for a season of the exotic, the edgy and the elegant. It all starts with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as Alberta Ballet boldly present the… Read more »

Music Festivals in Alberta

From mud festivals to cowboy gatherings, here is a list of music festivals to rock out to during the year of 2019.

Family Day Weekend in Alberta: Festivals and Free Activities

From light and magic festivals to Canada Winter Games, racing on ice, vibrant celebrations of francophone culture and free admission to Alberta Museums on family day, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy this family day weekend across Alberta.

Free Family Day Fun at Alberta parks and Museums

Enjoy free admission and special programming at provincial parks, museums and historic sites on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. The Family Day weekend also marks the first of… Read more »

Going Camping? Alberta Parks’ Online Campsite Reservations open on Feb. 4.

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2019 summer season will open on February 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Counting all individual, group and comfort camping options, … Read more »

5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 1st Weekend of February

Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta for the first weekend of February. You can visit the places mentioned any… Read more »

5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 4th Weekend of January

Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta during the fourth weekend of January: week of Jan 25 to 27. 1. … Read more »

5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 3rd Weekend of January

Here are 5 ideas for a weekend day trip or a getaway in Alberta for the third weekend of January.

Edmonton & Red Deer will host 45th Edition of IIHF World Junior Championship

The world’s best junior hockey players will be skating for gold on Alberta ice at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. Hockey Canada, in partnership with the… Read more »

Heavy Snowfall Warning for West, Northwest Alberta

Grande Prairie, Rocky Mountain House, Hinton, Whitecourt and areas in between are expected to receive up to 20 centimetres of snow over the next 24 hours.