Fabulous February Festivals

Rebecca IsbisterEast of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fishing, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

February is full of some of the best winter festivals. Enjoy Family Day fun and some classic winter adventures. Our Events Calendar has tons of winter festivals, and all the Family Day weekend activities and events from all over the region.

Check back often – we have events being added every week!

A Few More Great Events this Month...

Feb 17-19: Nordlys Film Arts Festival is back at the Bailey Theatre in Camrose with an eclectic blend of award-winning films from Canada and around the world.

Feb 18-20: Enjoy the exciting weekend of events at Cold Lake Snow Fever, a premiere winter festival.

Feb 22-26: Check out the 17th annual Wainwright Arts Festival, Show and Sale!


Feb 25-26:  20th annual Vegreville Sportsman, Gun and Accessory Show. Check out this popular show from the Vegreville Wildlife Federation.

Feb 25-26: 40th Anniversary Lac La Biche Winter Festival of Speed. Check out this amazing event – the Western Canadian Ice Racing Championship and much more!

Embark on a Classic Winter Adventure

There’s something for everyone – whether you want to go skiing, ice fishing, or simply relax on a trail. Pick your activity, find travel ideas and more! Plenty of adventures to enjoy with our Must Do Winter Experiences.

  1. Did you know it’s a Free Family Fishing Weekend this Family Day weekend Feb 18-20! No fishing license is required this weekend.

  2. Head out to the lake for some ice fishing  –these days, the sport has modern perks like heated portable huts, GPS units and improved tactics to ensure you have the best chances of catching your trophy.

  3. Enjoy tranquil cultural experiences at Métis Crossing.

Catch up on Winter Adventure Stories 

– Ski Kinosoo to bond with friends and family…

– Take your pick of more great winter adventure stories


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Enjoy top accommodations across the region at Canalta Hotels.

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