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Ice Sculptures in Lake Louise

Ice Magic has been postponed for 2023. There will not be a competition or large display of ice. For registered guests of the Mountaineer Lodge in Lake Louise, you will see local carvers at work and smaller displays of sculptured ice at areas reserved for you, as a valued guest only. Please watch for announcements for Ice Magic 2024 to be made in late summer 2023.

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SnowDays in Banff

The annual SnowDays Festival is a highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. A 10-day long celebration held during January, the festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture, and winter activities.

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Skijoring

Horses like to play in the snow too! Enter skijoring: a horse and rider pulling a skier or snowboarder on snow. It is the snow rodeo of a life-time! The town of Banff is the best destination for this phenomenal event.

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Cardboard Box Downhill Derby

Build your own cardboard sled and hit the slopes at Mt. Norquay! You'll race on the Tube Park for awesome prizes and bragging rights! Click here to find all the details including what you're allowed to use to create your sled.