Canmore Winter Carnival Festival in the Canadian Rockies

The exciting Winter Carnival festival in the Canadian Rockies is coming up soon.
In case you life in Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary or other parts of the Rocky Mountains or in case you are touring through the Rockies at the moment is its worth making a stop in Canmore for a few days!

 

So what happens during the festival?
The festival will be opened with the Three Sisters Resorts Rocky Mountain Ski Marathon.
Many other events during the day time include ice carving competitions, curling tournaments and much more.
During the evening and night time, life entertainment will be provided in many of the different bars in town.  You will find everything from classic music to rock groups.
One of the cool night events is the Capers Ball on the 5th of February 2011, this Ball e.g. includes a log sawing competition, a costume competition, and you won’t believe it: a beard growing competition. In case you want to know more about this specific event check out this link.
The 10 day celebration will end with one of the biggest dog sledding races in North America.

The festival will start this Friday and will last until the 6th of February.

The schedule of all the events being organized can be found here. Other activities are still in planning and will be added soon!

It starts this Friday the 28th and will last until the end of next week!

So check it out!

Cheers,

George

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