Winter Activities In Edmonton

Elk Island National Park

Winter is coming and if anyone knows how to enjoy the chilly months it’s Edmontonians (we have no choice). It’s almost that time again to don your toque, snow pants and mittens, and embrace the cold with some awesome subzero activities, and frozen festivals.

Get on your sled and go!

Snowshoe, segway or cycle the beautiful snow covered River Valley with River Valley Adventures

Take a moment to enjoy those river valley views and a ride in the 100 Street Funicular

Stargaze in Elk Island National Park, you might even be lucky enough to experience the Northern Lights

Try tubing at Sunridge Ski Area

Hit the slopes at Snow Valley

Take a walk to enjoy the beautifully lit trees in the Legislative Assembly grounds

Ice skate at Hawrelak park

Sunridge Ski Area


The Festival City doesn’t stop for snow.

Visit Ice On Whyte for the incredible ice sculptures and ice bar

Ride the ice slide at the Silver Skate Festival

Watch an ice box race at Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Festival

Sit on the frozen throne inside the Ice Castles

Drive through a magical sparkling light tunnel at the Magic of Lights

Take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane

Ice Castles

And if all that gets too much for you, you can warm up in the Muttart Conservatory’s Tropical Pyramid! Follow the Winter Activities In Edmonton collection on Yelp.