Winter Holidays in Alberta

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If you’re looking for a cozy escape with fun holiday activities, places to consider: 

  • Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper has a full schedule of activities – don’t miss Stargazing with S’mores, as Jasper is one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves, which ensures a full sky of diamonds
  • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Lake Louise is set in the middle of the magic – be sure to skate through the brilliant ice sculptures on the lake or relax on an evening horse-drawn sleigh ride
  • Buffalo Mountain Lodge in Banff and Deer Lodge in Lake Louise are sure to get you in the festive spirit with their seasonal décor and specialty Christmas menus – after all, the holidays are the perfect time to indulge
  • For a rustic mountain getaway, Mount Engadine Lodge near Canmore is sure to exceed expectations – admire the winter wonderland around you with a warm beverage in hand – and don’t be surprised if you spot a moose or deer also enjoying the spectacular scenery 

The Holiday season is alive in Calgary and Edmonton – top activities to check out: 

  • 1.5 million twinkling lights bring the Calgary Zoo to life for the annual Zoolights – with light displays and new activities each year, this is a surefire way to get in the holiday spirit
  • Join Heritage Park for Once Upon a Christmas to learn about historical Yuletide traditions – take a wagon ride, listen to the carolers, or stop by the mercantile for some one-of-a-kind gifts
  • Christmas Reflections at Fort Edmonton Park also takes you to a Christmas past in their own winter wonderland with Christmas displays, costumed interpreters from the early 1900’s and baking straight out of the wood stove
  • There’s no denying Albertans have holiday cheer when you discover Candy Cane Lane in Edmonton – a street of residential houses decked out in lights and decorations, worth a stroll on a warm winter evening
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  • White Christmas
  • Sleigh Rides
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