If Marmot Basin ski resort and Jasper National Park’s outdoor activities have whetted your appetite for Canada, then make sure to check out Snow Sure Deals! Here you’ll find a variety of packages that include a stay of one or more days in Edmonton. We’re more than happy to share the ins and outs on Canada’s festival city with you; this way you’re guaranteed not to miss a thing!
The many events that take place in Edmonton throughout the year have cemented the city’s reputation as Canada’s festival city. During the cold winter months Alberta’s capital city heats up for the best winter festivals. Why not pay a visit to Ice on Whyte where more than 100,000 pounds of ice is transformed into the most beautiful ice carvings. Deep Freeze and the Silver Skate Festival are also events not to be missed during your visit to Edmonton. Find out more about these and other festivals here.
There are plenty of outdoor activities to be found in and around Edmonton. A popular location for these winter activities is the River Valley. Rent fat bikes and discover the River Valley urban park on these bikes that are known for their oversized tires. You’ll also have the chance to do some cross country skiing or to rent snow boots. Or why not rent a pair of ice skates which’ll have you showing off your paces on one of the city’s many ice skating rinks in no-time? A visit to Elk Island National Park is indispensable during your Edmonton city break. This national park is only a 45-minute drive from the city and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife.
Sports and relaxation
Edmonton is the proud home of one of North America’s best ice hockey teams, the Edmonton Oilers. Home games of the Oilers are played at the very impressive and brand new Rogers Place which is a must-see during your visit to Edmonton. Make sure to pay a visit to district of Old Strathcona during your stay as well. The city’s hippest neighbourhood is filled to the brim with intimate bars, restaurants and boutiques.
For more inspiration, tips and practical information on Edmonton visit Explore Edmonton’s website!