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Events & Festivals

Albertans' love of the outdoors is equaled only by their love of a good gathering – indoors or out. You have more than 60 annual festivals to choose from, including the second largest fringe festival in the world. The Calgary Stampede is a 10-day celebration of western culture known as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Find a small town rodeo. Catch a multi-cultural festival with a global fireworks competition. Get the music going at local folk, blues, jazz and classical festivals as well as the largest country music festival on the continent.

Skiing and snowboarding on Castle Mountain near Crowsnest Pass
Snowboarding at Castle Mountain
Dogsledding and northern lights near Spray Lakes in Canmore Kananaskis Country
Northern Lights viewing
Telus Spark Science Centre Calgary
Beakerhead festival