Winter City Calgary

Explore our city Winter in Calgary

Living in Calgary means the possibility of snowfall and cold weather almost every month of the year, giving us the opportunity to toboggan, skate, and to warm up at an outdoor fire pit. Check out all the activities, events and resources that will help you to love winter in Calgary.

Winter feature

Chinook Blast

Experience winter fun at Chinook Blast – Calgary’s winter festival will return in 2023.

Chinook Blast will be heating up our city with a celebration of community, culture, and civic pride. The best of Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport, and recreation will be on display.

Learn about Chinook Blast

Winter activities

There are so many awesome outdoor activities to keep you active and healthy in winter. Find toboggan hills, outdoor skating rinks and much more.

Find a winter activity

Winter events

Get outside and enjoy fun-filled winter festivals and events that will lift your spirits with music, art, culture, food and entertainment. Coming your way this winter!

Find winter events

Winter City Strategy

The Winter City Strategy leverages our unique northern climate to make Calgary a more prosperous, vibrant and welcoming place for residents, businesses and tourists throughout winter.  

Download the strategy document

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