Winter festival season in Canada is the perfect way to break free of winter hibernation. Book your RV today, pack your toques, and get ready to celebrate at these fun winter festivals nationwide.
Carnaval de Quebec: February 7 – 16
Held in Quebec City, this winter festival is not to be missed. Without a doubt, there is something for everyone at this winter carnival. Enjoy spectacular night parades, live music, entertainment of all types, and ice sculptures. As well, meet their representative, Bonhomme de Neige (a 7-foot 400-pound snowman), and tour his castle. For more info, get the whole program here.
Lake Louise and Banff
Ice Magic Festival: January 15-26
Feel the magic of winter surrounded by the gorgeous peaks of the Rocky Mountains. Wander through the winter wonderland of Lake Louise. With many features, enjoy ice bars, ice carvings, and skating on the famous lake. Don’t miss the iconic ice castle and the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Also, witness the fascinating medium of the world’s best ice carving artists. Check out the full schedule here.
Coldsnap Winter Music Festival: January 24 – February 1
Purchase tickets for this winter music festival in Prince George. Each night has a different genre from Hip Hop, to Soul, to a Bluegrass night. With many options, check out their schedule for music performances.
Festival du Voyageur: February 14 – 23
In Winnipeg, the festival slogan is “We don’t hibernate, we celebrate!” Moreover, Festival Du Voyageur is known as Western Canadas biggest winter festival. Enjoy a full line up of live music. Get involved with historic interpretations. Get some exercise on a guided snowshoe tour. Learn their culture storytelling and dance parties. Explore the International Snow Sculpture Symposium. Also, get your thrills on the ice slide, and horse sleigh rides. Get the program for this exciting festival here.
Snowking Festival: February 29 – March 27
Construction on the giant ice castle starts in January. You will need to see this to believe it! This festival features a full line up of live music and DJs. Also, enjoy films and dance performances. As well, try out their virtual reality and more. Pack up the RV and don’t forget your camera, if you are lucky you will add to the magic with the aurora borealis.
Get ready to break out of your winter slump and celebrate this gorgeous season! Our RV’s are fully stocked to keep you warm up to -30. So, pack up and catch all the excitement and Canadian warmth, as you cross our nation for these amazing winter festivals!
You may want to check out our winter Hot Deals!
Check out these article for more fun winter RV trips: RVing in the Snow: Tips and Tricks, The Ultimate Skiing and Sightseeing Adventure, Travel the Powder Highway
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