Town of Canmore

February 28 - March 1, 2020

Friday, February 28 

Winter Carnival Kick Off  
Canmore Civic Centre
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  
Swing by the Civic Centre and kick off Canmore’s annual Winter Carnival.
Music, bonfires, hot chocolate, games and more!

Log Sawing Competition 
Will you be Canmore's fastest sawyer? Want to try log sawing? 
Join us for an evening of great fun.
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  
Register on the spot.  

Kids Ice Carving
Calling all kiddos! Carve little blocks of ice and take home an awesome ice sculpture.
Tools provided. 
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Register on the spot.

Saturday, February 29  

Ice Carving Competition & Community Play Day 
Canmore Civic Centre Plaza
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
Join us for a day of winter fun: maple taffy, bonfires, food and more. Jammed packed day full of community, laughter and fun times.

Ice Carving Competition 
Talented ice carvers transform blocks of ice into magnificent works of art to the theme Play.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Ice Carving 
5 p.m. - Awards Ceremony. 
Cast your vote for the People's Choice award before 4:45 p.m.!

BeaverTails Eating Competition 
Yes! It's true and delicious.  
12 noon 
2 p.m. 
3 p.m.
Pre-register at the BeaverTails store: 801 - 8 Street (a.k.a. Main Street). Limited spots.

Log Sawing Competition 
Will you be Canmore's fastest sawyer? Join in on the action! Team and individual timed competitions 
10 a.m. - 12 noon & 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
Register on the spot.  

Mut Hut Emporium Pooch Parade 
Say what? YUP! Canmore’s winter tradition: watch locals dogs and their owners wearing the latest in winter fashion in this popular parade! This year’s theme is Play.
1 p.m.
To register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with:    

  • Dogs name
  • age
  • breed(s)
  • where they live
  • a short "bio'' with some fun tid bits such as  favourite toy, favourite pass time. etc. 

Meet at the Mut Hut between 12:00 and 12:30 pm. You will all leave together to the staging area 1/2 a block away. Event starts at 1:00 pm. This is an outdoor event so please ensure you and your pet dress for the weather!

Sunday, March 1

Fun at the Pond
The Pond on 7th Ave.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Human Curling, Music, Bonfires, Snow Volleyball

Snowy Owl Kid N Mutt Races - The Pond
Families or individual teams of kids and sled dogs race down the track … nail-biting action. 

  • 10 a.m. – 12 noon 5 & 6 year olds 
  • 12 noon – 2 p.m. 7 to 9 year olds  
  • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. 10 to 12 year olds 
  • 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Families compete for first place. 

** Schedule subject to change. Weather dependent event. We will cancel the event should the conditions warrant it.**
Registration opens Feb 1 through (link will be provided here). Enter your name for a chance to participate. All draw winners will be contacted by Feb 15. A $6 participation fee applies. 

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