The Best Festivals and Fairs in Alberta this Winter

by Paul Joseph  |  Published November 11, 2016

Alberta’s consistently cold temperatures and proximity to the mountains make it a world class destination for winter sports. Ponds and lakes stay frozen for almost half the year and dog sledding, snow tubing and cross-country skiing are just some of the popular activities that are enjoyed by locals. The bracing but often sunny weather also gives Alberta a unique atmosphere, something that is accentuated by the numerous festivals and fairs that take place here during the winter season. Here are 12 of the best.