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Your new favourite season

The fun doesn’t stop when winter hits Drumheller. Our hoodoos might be buried under snow, but that doesn’t mean you have to be. Drumheller plays host to a number of exciting indoor activities and events throughout the winter season. Prepare to witness Drumheller at its most festive!

Winter in Drumheller can be a lot of fun, especially if you follow our guide of how to get into your most festive mood.

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  • Stunning Scenery

  • Indoor Fun and Festive Events

  • Charming Hospitality

Winter Experiences

  • LIGHTFEST: Fireworks in the Badlands

    Saturday, November 16
    7-9 p.m.

    GlobalFest – Alberta’s most explosive festival –  and the Badlands Amphitheatre are joining forces to bring you LIGHTFEST: Firework in the Badlands.

    Enjoy a day at the Festival of Lights, a free family-friendly event in Downtown Drumheller, and then head to LIGHTFEST at the Badlands Amp for an incredible fireworks show in the spectacular Badlands Amphitheatre.

    LIGHTFEST is a ticketed event:

    Adults (18 years and over): $15
    Youth (10 – 17 years): $10
    Children (0 – 9 years): Free

    Parking is $3 in advance or $5 at the gate. Ticket fee of $3 per ticket.

    Each person attending requires a ticket to enter. This event is festival seating.

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  • Christmas in the Coulee

    Come join Atlas Coal Mine and East Coulee Museum for the annual ‘Christmas in the Coulee’ event on November 30, December 6 and 7. They’ll be stringing thousands of lights inside the Atlas Coal Mine tipple! Santa Claus will be there, along with traditional baked goods, live music, kids games/crafts, the Polar Express train, eggnog tasting and lots of stories. Make sure to play their scavenger hunt between the Atlas and the East Coulee School Museum to win great prizes.

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  • Festival of Lights

    The annual kick-off to the holiday season in Drumheller! Join us on November 16th for free family-friendly events and activities in Downtown Drumheller. Planned activities include wagon rides, street hockey, cookie decorating, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, live entertainment, s’mores, carolling groups, and so much more!

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