12 Reasons why Alberta is the Perfect Place to Visit if You’re Obsessed with Winter

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12. Take in some culture at the Silver Skate Festival.

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On your way back from the Canadian Rockies, check out Edmonton’s oldest winter festival, the Silver Skate Festival. This vibrant winter festival taking place in February has something for everyone. Wander through ice castles and snow sculptures garden or cheer on the racers in the Northgate skate races.