Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2019

Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2019

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

Snowshoe & Stargaze

Snowshoe & Stargaze

Trek over snow and gaze into a star-filled sky. Following a short guided hike on snowshoes you'll enjoy snacks around a fire and learn about the night sky above. Register in advance and meet at the Astotin Lake Beach Parking Lot ... More Details
Where:
Astotin Lake, Elk Island National Park
Starshoeing

Starshoeing

Enjoy a perfect evening in Castle Provincial Park. Snowshoe under the starlit sky with a guide. Prior to the activities you can have your own dinner, relax around a campfire, and sip a hot beverage. Hot drinks and mugs are provided ... More Details
Where:
Castle Provincial Park, Alberta 774, Pincher Creek No. 9
Ice Castles Edmonton

Ice Castles Edmonton

Marvel at the acre-sized winter wonderland is crafted by hand, using only icicles and water, that resembles frozen waterfalls, glaciers or ice caves brought to Edmonton by Ice Castles. Walk through the Disney-esque ice castle enjoying enjoy the stunning displays ... More Details
Where:
Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Road Northwest, Edmonton
Rogers Hometown Hockey

Rogers Hometown Hockey

The Rogers™ Hometown Hockey™ Tour, presented by Scotiabank, is a free family-friendly hockey celebration featuring two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities for all ages. The hockey celebration featuring two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni including Glenn Anderson and Craig MacTavish, and hockey-themed activities ... More Details
Where:
Sherwood Park Arena Sports Centre & Shell, Oak Street, Sherwood Park
High Performance Rodeo

High Performance Rodeo

The High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, is an annual festival that animates the city in January with an array of live performances from around the world. Featuring theatre, music, dance, and multidisciplinary art, 'The Rodeo' is a showcase of the best in contemporary performance. Produced by ... More Details
Where:
Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
Jasper in January

Jasper in January

See Jasper at its most authentic! Jasper in January festival celebrates the beauty and spirit of winter with three weeks of fat biking, dog sledding, skating, skiing and more! Don’t miss the surprises in store as we celebrate the 30th anniversary! Highlights include: FESTIVAL OF GALAXIES: On select dates this January, our ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Jasper National Park
Ukrainian Festival

Ukrainian Festival

Come out to Granary Road and enjoy our Ukrainian Festival where we will be celebrating everything Ukraine. With specialty market vendors, traditional cuisine along side our great mix of food vendors, activities for the kids and so much more! There will be something for everyone! Don't forget to sign up ... More Details
Where:
Granary Road, 226066 112th Street West, De Winton
FIS Freestyle Ski Moguls World Cup

FIS Freestyle Ski Moguls World Cup

Join us for one of the most exciting events on Canadian soil this winter! On Friday, January 11th at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, we will welcome the world’s best freestyle moguls skiers to compete in the FIS Freestyle Ski Moguls World Cup. Over 100 athletes from 15 different ... More Details
Where:
WinSport's Canada Olympic Park, 88 Canada Olympic Rd. SW, Calgary
Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival 2019

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival 2019

Arts on the Ave is proud to present the 12th annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival featuring Winter Tales. The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival is a free family event that brings together Ukrainian, Franco-Albertan, Franco-African, Indigenous, and Acadian/East Coast communities to revel in the magic and beauty of ... More Details
Where:
118 AVE, 90 - 94 Streets, Edmonton

Oilers Skills Competition Presented by Rogers

Treat yourself and enjoy as your Oilers go head-to-head in a battle of skill, speed and accuracy at Rogers Place! This is a family event with net proceeds being donated to the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation ... More Details
Where:
Rogers Place, 10220 - 104 Avenue, Edmonton
TRIBUTE to Craft Spirits Festival

TRIBUTE to Craft Spirits Festival

The TRIBUTE TO CRAFT SPIRITS FESTIVAL will feature the best craft distilleries from Alberta and British Columbia, as well as showcase the local cocktail and food scene, with special cocktail menusat all participating restaurants. More than 90 cocktails will be created from local spirits available in 17 Banff and Lake Louise ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Banff & Lake Louise
2019 Ice Magic Festival

2019 Ice Magic Festival

Set in the spectacular surroundings of Lake Louise, the Ice Magic Festival is a world class event with over 20 years of history. Watch as talented ice artists from around the world skillfully combine gruelling physicality with precision artistry in an ice carving competition. During the competition, wander amongst the ... More Details
Where:
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise
Banff Snow Days

Banff Snow Days

In the heart of the winter months, Banff National Park invites visitors to embrace the cold, vigour, and fun that winter brings. The annual SnowDays celebration is a highlight of the winter season in Banff National Park; a free 12-day long event held during January, centered around massive snow sculptures in downtown Banff. Highlights ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Banff
Free Admission Jasper National Park

Free Admission Jasper National Park

Extending over 11,000 square kilometres, Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies and part of UNESCO's Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Jasper in January festival celebrates the beauty and spirit of winter with three weeks of fat biking, dog sledding, skating, skiing and ... More Details
Where:
Jasper National Park, Jasper
Cardboard Sled Derby

Cardboard Sled Derby

Build a sled using the following items ONLY: tape, string, garbage bags,glue Race it down our mountain for a chance to win great prizes. Prizes will be awarded for fastest sled, best crash & best overall. Who is it for? All ages – Family All participants are required to wear ... More Details
Where:
Mt. Norquay Banff, #2 Norquay Road, Banff
Iordan, Feast of Jordan

Iordan, Feast of Jordan

Experience the rich traditions of Iordan and the Ukrainian Christmas season as they are brought to life at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. Church services and an outdoor blessing at an ice cross commemorate the baptism of Christ. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides and visit select historic buildings to witness how ... More Details
Where:
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Hwy 16 E, Tofield
Highland Gala

Highland Gala

Kick off those winter blues at the Highland Gala hosted by the East Coulee School Museum. Celebrating Robbie Burns Day, this night of festivities features two bands, dinner, piping in of the haggis, scotch tastings, bar and silent auction. The roast beef dinner will be eaten accompanied by the tunes ... More Details
Where:
Badlands Community Facility, 80 Veterans Way, Drumheller
Lethbridge Food & Beverage Expo

Lethbridge Food & Beverage Expo

Sample hundreds of wines, beers, delicious cocktails and the best food from Lethbridge's best restaurants and local suppliers ... More Details
Where:
Exhibition Park Lethbridge, 3401 Parkside Dr S, Lethbridge
Malanka! A Ukrainian New Year's Celebration

Malanka! A Ukrainian New Year’s Celebration

Celebrate Ukrainian New Year's with a night of Ukrainian food, music, and dance. Guests will be treated to a special performance by the Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Club followed by a Ukrainian dinner featuring perogies, sausage, cabbage rolls, and more. The evening will be topped off with live music by Ukrainian ... More Details
Where:
German Canadian Club Of Lethbridge, 902 6 St N, Lethbridge
Tongue On The Post Festival

Tongue On The Post Festival

Medicine Hat Folk Music Club presents the annual, original winter music festival, Tongue on the Post. This year's festival is one you don't want to miss. With a strong country, bluegrass line-up; a few new surprise events; and even more shows in the iconic kiln at Medalta, you will be ... More Details
Where:
Medalta, 713 Medalta Avenue Southeast, Medicine Hat
BIG Winter Classic

BIG Winter Classic

Arts, music and local craft beer will collide at BIG Winter Classic for a four-day winter wonderland weekend that doesn’t involve getting up at 6 am and hitting the slopes. Let’s not hide away this winter, let’s emerge from our homes and into our community; let’s re-group after the holidays ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Calgary
Boardwalk Ice On Whyte Festival 2019

Boardwalk Ice On Whyte Festival 2019

Join us at the 16th Annual Boardwalk Ice On Whyte Festival. Every day is jam packed with outdoor winter activities. When you visit the festival, you would find yourself surrounded by the best of winter. The International Ice Carving Competition is one of only three ice carving competitions in Canada ... More Details
Where:
Whyte Avenue & Gateway Blvd, Edmonton
Torchlight Dinner & Ski

Torchlight Dinner & Ski

Experience the mountain from a whole new perspective, after hours! Beginning at the mid-mountain lodge, Whitehorn Bistro, enjoy some après ski drinks, appetizers & a live ice carving demo. Following après, enjoy first tracks down a freshly groomed run with our professional staff by Torchlight! Head to the Sitzmark Lounge where ... More Details
Where:
The Lake Louise Ski Resort, #1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise
AKC Winter Classic Show

Alberta Kennel Club Winter Classic Dog Show

Join nearly 700 furry four-legged friends at the Alberta Kennel Club (AKC) Winter Classic dog show. Nearly 700 canines and their human companions will compete each day in several dog sports – including junior handling, obedience trials, rally obedience trials and the coveted Best in Show prize! Other events include ... More Details
Where:
Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
2019 Chinese New Year Festival

2019 Chinese New Year Festival

Join the Chinese Cultural Centre as we celebrate the Lunar New Year as we transition from the Year of the Dog to the Year of the Pig! During our celebration dates, we will feature lion dances, firecrackers, lantern displays, games, handicrafts, and much more! ... More Details
Where:
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, 197 1st Street Southwest, Calgary
Flying Canoë Volant

Flying Canoë Volant

The Flying Canoë Volant is a unique, nighttime, outdoor winter event. In the spirit of a great winter city, the Flying Canoë Volant is a creative, interactive, cultural event, designed to celebrate local history and everything that is great about a long winter’s night. Inspired by the legend of The ... More Details
Where:
Mill Creek Ravine, 8327 95A St NW Edmonton, AB T6C 1B9
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Polar Bear Dips in Alberta

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