Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2020

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.

Winter Wildlife Discovery Tour

Winter Wildlife Discovery Tour

Explore the stunning natural beauty outside of Jasper with this educational and entertaining guided Winter wildlife tour. Hop in the comfortable touring vehicle and don’t forget your camera to capture the wildlife and scenic beauty of the Athabasca Valley. Learn about the history, geology and wildlife of the area from an ... More Details
Where:
SunDog office, 414 Connaught Drive, Jasper
Fatbike Frozen Waterfall Tour

Fatbike Frozen Waterfall Tour

Head out on a Rocky Mountain Blizzard fat bike with 4.5″ wide tires, to visit a frozen waterfall! Experience a new way to play in the Winter. This tour requires biking experience but you don’t need to be an expert. The bikes are geared low to make it easy to ... More Details
Where:
Kananaskis Outfitters, 1 Mt Sparrowhawk Crescent, Kananaskis
Snowcat Snowshoe Adventure

Snowcat Snowshoe Adventure

You've never tried anything like this before! Go deep with us at Fortress Mountain this winter where our snowcat lift offers exclusive access to hidden terrain made famous in Hollywood blockbusters "The Revenant", "inception" and "The Bourne Legacy". Snowshoe through surreal wintery landscapes, towering peaks and pristine powder snow. Hot ... More Details
Where:
Banff to Fortress Mountain
Scenic Snow Cat Experience

Scenic Snow Cat Experience

At Castle Mountain Resort you now have the chance to climb aboard our Powder Stagecoach for our all new Scenic Snow Cat Experience. Whisking you high onto Haig Ridge, you’ll enjoy hot chocolate and snacks at the top of the world, witnessing stunning alpine vistas while you do. This is a non-skiing ... More Details
Where:
Castle Mountain Resort, 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
William A. Switzer Provincial Park Winter Activities

William A. Switzer Provincial Park Winter Activities

Visit at William A. Switzer Provincial Park during winter. Fun winter activities to do at the park include: Snowshoe, Cross Country Ski, Toboggan, Ice Fish, Winter Camp, Have a Campfire During Saturdays and Sundays in January and February, you can: Rent snowshoes Borrow toboggans Get trail information for hiking, cross ... More Details
Where:
William A. Switzer Provincial Park, Hwy 40, Hinton, AB, Canada
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
Full Moon Birkie Series

Full Moon Birkie Series

Cross country ski under the light of the full moon! Enjoy 2 to 12 km ski tour on track-set trails 2 to 12 km ski tour Patrollers and sweep Hot chocolate and snacks Interaction with an owl, courtesy of the Beaver Hill Bird Observatory Alberta Parks interpreter A backup Moonlight ... More Details
Where:
Waskahegan Staging Area, Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, Beaver County
TRIBUTE to Craft Spirits Festival

TRIBUTE to Craft Spirits Festival

An event that brings together the best craft distilleries from Alberta and British Columbia, and showcases the vibrant local food scene ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Banff & Lake Louise
Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival

Lake Louise 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
FIS SKI CROSS WORLD CUP

FIS SKI CROSS WORLD CUP

Come and cheer on the world’s most thrilling Ski Cross athletes as Canada hosts the Nakiska Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup on January 17-18, 2020! Enjoy an insider experience with your Canadian athletes and join us as we celebrate 100 years of skiing in Canada! ... More Details
Where:
Nakiska Ski Resort, Mt Allan Dr, Kananaskis
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! After a full day of skiing or snowboarding, dog-sledding, snowshoeing, ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Jasper National Park
Cardboard Sled Derby

Cardboard Sled Derby

Race down the Norquay Tube Park for you chance to win great prizes, and even greater bragging rights. The catch? You’ll be racing in a self-made sled built from ONLY the following items: tape, string, garbage bags, glue, and cardboard. Prizes are awarded for fastest sled, best crash, and best ... More Details
Where:
Mt. Norquay Banff, #2 Norquay Road, Banff
HACSA Calgary Winter Cup

HACSA Calgary Winter Cup

The Calgary Chapter of the Heavy Armoured Combat Sport Association is proud to host the first Winter Cup. Competitors from across Canada attend to qualify for the international team to compete in Spain IMCF world championships starting April 30, 2020. Day one, competitors fight to the top of their pools, ... More Details
Where:
Okotoks Agricultural Society, 306 Avenue East, Okotoks
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
FIS World Snow Days

FIS World Snow Days

Come out to the Lake Louise Ski Resort and make this THE BIGGEST WEEKEND ON SNOW, ALL YEAR! During the weekend: Children 12 & under Ski Free Children ages 12 and under ski free with the purchase of 1 adult lift ticket (includes Lake Louise Plus Cards, day tickets, Season Pass ... More Details
Where:
Lake Louise Ski Resort, 1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise
Iordan, Feast of Jordan

Iordan, Feast of Jordan

Attend a water blessing ceremony at an ice cross to help observe the church holy day according to the Julian calendar that commemorates the baptism of Christ. Explore a number of historical buildings where costumed role players can demonstrate how Ukrainian pioneers celebrated this special day ... More Details
Where:
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Lamont County
Birkie Hot Chocolate Sundays

Birkie Hot Chocolate Sundays

Bring your cross country skis and train on the track-set trails in Birkieland. On the three Sundays leading up to our Birkie ski festival, the Friends of the Blackfoot and the Canadian Birkebeiner Society will provide you with a warm fire and complimentary hot chocolate! At the February event they ... More Details
Where:
Waskahegan Staging Area, Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, Beaver County
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
Winterruption YEG

Winterruption YEG

The first annual Winterruption YEG festival is set to take place this January in Edmonton. The multi-venue music and arts festival rolls out January 23-26, 2020 in multiple venues in downtown Edmonton. In addition to inside events, Winterruption will also feature a number of free outdoor activities in the downtown ... More Details
Where:
Various Venues, Downtown 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
Highland Gala

Highland Gala

Kick off those winter blues at the Highland Gala hosted by the East Coulee School Museum. A Robbie Burns Night celebration featuring the Celtic band St James Gate and the Wayfaring Fiddlers. This fun, fundraising event for the East Coulee School Museum includes Piping in of the Haggis, roast beef ... 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
Jasper Beer & Spirits Festival

Jasper Beer & Spirits Festival

Escape the cold winter air and let us fill your mugs with some of the best locally crafted beer. There is no better way to kick off your Super Bowl weekend than becoming a beer expert in one of Canada’s largest National Parks ... More Details
Where:
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, 1 Old Lodge Rd, Jasper
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!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 countries will challenge Team Canada in ... More Details
Where:
WinSport's Canada Olympic Park, 88 Canada Olympic Rd. SW, Calgary
Polar Bear Dips in Alberta

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 ...
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50 Things to Do this Winter in Alberta

50 Things to Do this Winter in Alberta

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25 Provincial Parks to Visit in Alberta during Winter

25 Provincial Parks to Visit in Alberta during Winter

Never mind heading south. Who needs a tropical vacation when you live in a winter paradise? Don’t miss your chance to explore some of Alberta’s parks this winter. Always check with the park or campground in advance to see what services are available, apply for fishing and backcountry camping licences, ...
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Things to Do in Calgary in January

Things to Do in Calgary in January

Things to Do in Calgary in January: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Calgary during January 2020 ...
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Things to Do this Winter in Calgary

Things to Do this Winter in Calgary

Get outdoors, and enjoy winter in all its glory this season. A list of winter activities, events and attractions to do in Calgary this winter season. Banff & Canmore are just over an hour away - Check out the Winter activities in Banff National Park Sleigh Riding in Banff Dog Sledding around ...
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25 Things to Do in Jasper National Park During Winter

25 Things to Do in Jasper National Park During Winter

Surrounded by the spectacular Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park offers unlimited recreational opportunities during winter -- it’s the perfect destination for any outdoor or indoor activity. Whether your passion is snowboarding at Marmot Basin, browsing paintings by local artists at the Jasper Art Gallery, or tasting local craft beer in ...
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Things to do in Banff in January

Things to do in Banff in January

Things to Do in Banff in January: Highlights include Ice Magic Festival at Lake Louise, Winter Carnival at Cave and Basin National Historic Site and more! ...
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Deep Winter Song

Things to Do in Edmonton in January

Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Edmonton during January 2020 ...
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Things to do during Winter in Sylvan Lake Alberta

Things to do during Winter in Sylvan Lake Alberta

Winter Activities in Sylvan Lake, Alberta During winter, Mother Nature transforms Sylvan Lake into an outdoor all ages winter activity centre, making Sylvan Lake, A Town for all Seasons. Here are the few suggestions for things to do during winter in Sylvan Lake, Alberta 1. Ice skating & Skiing Enjoy Skating & skiing on the Sylvan Lake ...
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