50 Things to do in Alberta in Winter. Everything from skiing and snowshoeing, to tobogganing, to maple syrup festivals, to skating, to tracking Northern Lights, to soaking in hot springs and much more!

50 Things to do in Alberta in Winter!

Don’t let winter stop you from adventure!  There are so many things to do in Alberta in the winter, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to do.  But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!  We have listed 50 things to do in Alberta this winter. Everything from skiing and snowshoeing, to tobogganing, to maple syrup festivals, to skating, to tracking Northern Lights, to soaking in hot springs and much more!

  1. Visit Abraham Lake in winter to see the ice bubbles
  2. Go skate on Lake Louise During the Winter Festival or any time in winter!
  3. Attend Jasper In January Festival
  4. Go tobogganing with the kids in Canmore and Banff
  5. Spend Christmas in a cabin in Jasper
  6. Go for a walk and do some winter birding!  Take seeds!
  7. Attend Christmas in November in Jasper
  8. Visit Heritage Park during Once Upon a Christmas
  9. Spend Family Day Long Weekend in Jasper
  10. Find the Parks Canada red #ShareTheChairs and get pictures in the snow!
  11. Visit the Ice Castles in Edmonton
    50 Things to do in Alberta in Winter!
  12. Track the Northern Lights
  13. Take the Johnston Canyon Icewalk in Jasper
  14. Cross-country ski or snowshoe on the trails with your family at the Canmore Nordic Centre
  15. Winter hike at Maligne Lake
  16. Soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs
  17. Go for a day hike in Bragg Creek, then stop in town for a coffee
  18. Ski at Nakiska, Marmot Basin, Sunshine or any of our amazing Alberta ski hills!
  19. Fatbike in Kananaskis
  20. Take the kids Snow TubingWinsport in Calgary has a tube park!
  21. Cross country ski at Elk Island National Park
  22. Take a tour of the Columbia Icefields
  23. Have an outdoor winter campfire
  24. Snowshoe in Fish Creek Park
    50 Things to do in Alberta in Winter!
  25. Take a dogsledding tour
  26. Go on a winter picnic
  27. Take a moonlight tour of Maligne Canyon
  28. Experience the Ice Festival in Lake Louise
  29. Take your family to Snowdays in Banff National Park
  30. Play a game of pond hockey!
  31. Attend the Silver Skate Festival in Edmonton
  32. Try ice fishing!
  33. Skate at Kananaskis Village
  34. Have brunch at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
  35. Go on a road trip and visit a museum, national park or explore a city or town!
  36. Ride the Polar Express at Aspen Crossing
  37. Winter Glamp in a Caboose Cabin at Aspen Crossing
  38. Learn how to ice climb!
  39. Take a horse drawn carriage ride!
  40. Experience Zoolights at the Calgary Zoo (Nov 24 – Jan 6)
  41. Take a sleigh ride in Banff
  42. Tour the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel during the holiday season
  43. Go winter camping at Maligne Lake!
  44. Build a snowman!
  45. Visit the frozen waterfall, Cameron Falls, in Waterton
  46. Meet up with friends over hot chocolate!
  47. Go night skiing!  You can ski until 10PM at Winsport in Calgary
  48. Ride the Banff Gondola
  49. Go on an ice walk in Grotto Canyon, Kananaskis
  50. Attend a Maple Sugar Festival!