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There’s Always Something Happening

There are events and festivals going on year-round in the South Canadian Rockies. Whether you’re in the region next weekend or next month, you’ll find something always going on. Check out our upcoming events here!

To learn about other local events please visit these sites for more information:

Castle Provincial Parks Events

Castle Mountain Resort Events

Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce Events

Crowsnest Pass Events

Crowsnest Pass Quad Squad

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre Events

Pincher Creek Chamber of Commerce Events

Sinister Sports

Town of Pincher Creek Events

United Riders of Crowsnest

Uplift Adventures


Events

Winter Drop In: Guided Cross Country Ski and Snowshoeing presented by Syncline Castle Trails Association

Visit our website to learn more about guided cross country ski and snowshoe adventures led by professional guides. All levels welcome!
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Thursday Night Uphill Series

Their Uphill Series is back again! Once a month they will have a different theme and challenge for their uphill skiers. This year’s dates are Dec. 14, 2023 – Photo Scavenger Hunt. Jan. 25, 2024 – Bingo. Feb. 29, 2024 – Puzzle Night and Mar. 7, 2024 – Mystery Wildlife. All participants must sign a waiver.
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March 2: Flight of the Crows Loppet

A free, family friendly event hosted by the Crowsnest Pass Cross-Country Ski Association at the Allison-Chinook cross country ski trails in Crowsnest Pass.
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March 2: Pass Powderkeg Human Dog Sled Race

Go head to head in a race against time in this thrilling 400ft race to the finish. Teams of 3 will race to have the best time in order to win their category. Races are hosted at the PPK Lodge. Participants must be over the age of 12 and must complete a signed waiver/release of liability document. Participants under the age of 18 must have an adult or guardian sign the waiver. Excited? Register your team by emailing info@passpowderkeg.com. Visit…
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March 9: The Pole and Spur

The Pole & Spur is a Western Canadian skijoring event. A horse, rider, and skier team will race against the clock through an obstacle course with gates, rings, and jumps in an effort to claim glory as the fastest team – all of it on snow. Beer gardens, food trucks, thrills and spills round out this extravaganza on snow.
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March 16: Retro Day and Dummy Downhill

Are you ready to hit the slopes in style and bask in the glory of the 80’s and 90’s? Join them for their annual Retro Day and Dummy Downhill. The Dummy Downhill is a popular event, where people construct “Dummies” (a person, or perhaps an object like a truck) out of cardboard, mount them on skis and send them down a closed course and off a jump. Stay tuned for the schedule and other details closer to the date! 
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March 22:Park Jam

Join PPK for their Annual Park Jam. Jam format, prizes and great terrain! Visit the webpage for details as they become available
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March 24: Closing Day Slush Cup and BBQ

Join them for their annual Slush Cup! As another great season at Pass Powderkeg comes to an end, it’s time to celebrate! Join them at the bottom of the hill for the Slush Cup, as well as a BBQ put on by the Pass Powderkeg Ski Society. Stay tuned for more details closer to the date!
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Kananaskis Pro Rodeo: April 26-28

The Kananaskis Rodeo Association is proud to host one of the early CPRA (also PRCA & WPRA) rodeos of the season in Crowsnest Pass. It’s your chance to see some of North America’s greatest cowboys and cowgirls competing in the indoor arena. All of your favourite events will be here. Watch the contestants throw down in bareback riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, tie-down roping, saddle bronc, team roping, and bull riding.
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Kananaskis Pro Rodeo

The Kananaskis Rodeo Association is proud to host one of the early CPRA (also PRCA & WPRA) rodeos of the season in Crowsnest Pass. It’s your chance to see some of North America’s greatest cowboys and cowgirls competing in the indoor arena. All of your favourite events will be here. Watch the contestants throw down in bareback riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, tie-down roping, saddle bronc, team roping, and bull riding.
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Sinister 7: July 13-14

100-miler • 50-miler • 50k • Relay Welcome to Sinister 7 Ultra — a race that may be the greatest challenge of your life. The 100-mile and 50-mile courses will take you through the most rugged, remote and beautiful terrain in Alberta’s stunning Rocky Mountains. With over 6,600m of elevation gain across the 100-mile course, this race will punish those who are not prepared. Sinister 7 is open to solo runners or teams of up to seven and racers have 30 hours to complete…
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The Pass Early Music Festival: Aug 11-17

Hosted by Mount Parnassus Foundation, the Pass Early Music Festival covers music from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods (1400-1750). Stay tuned for details on this inaugural event that will showcase internationally acclaimed musicians against the stunning backdrop of South Canadian Rockies.
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