Must-See Winter Festivals

Listen up, the chilly months are no time for hibernating. Leave that to the bears! Make the most of the season before it melts away with these spectacular winter festivals. Cold? Yes. Boring? Never.

Ice Castles

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival

Embrace our Northern climate and celebrate the Russian/Ukrainian “Olde New Year” at Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival. This multicultural winter extravaganza transforms 118th Avenue for a two-day festival that brings together Ukrainian, Franco-Albertan, Franco-African, First Nations and South American communities to celebrate their diverse cultures, and revel in the magic the season. Deep freezer races, Olde Tyme curling, blacksmith demonstrations, log sawing and much more await!
January 12-13

Boardwalk Ice on Whyte

Flying Canoë Volant

Silver Skate Festival