Events for All Seasons
High River is a town for all seasons but is especially known for its incredible Christmas festivities as the entire town lights up, complete with an old-fashioned outdoor parade. You won't want to miss any of these events!
In every season, you'll find a reason to visit High River
From spectacular Signature Events to rustic community events - get to know our beautiful town through a variety of events celebrating our heritage and natural setting. Join residents and visitors from nearby major centres and around the World!
While you're here, enjoy delicious food - whether it's a hotdog cooked over a campfire or dinner in one of authentic and diverse cafes and restaurants. Find treasures at craft fairs, art studios and galleries. But most of all - enjoy the feeling of belonging. Discover why people keep coming back to High River. We're a 'not quite so hidden' gem where the prairies meet the mountains.
Make memories. Find your adventure!
Experience the Magic of a Small Town Christmas!
A traditional Christmas in High River is an unforgettable family experience! Join residents and visitors from near and far to enjoy family activities, outdoor fun and our famous Christmas Parade.
High River's Famous Parades
From the annual Christmas parade to the western themed Little Britches parade, people come from far and wide to join in the fun!
Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival
High River's Annual Balloon Festival returns to High River, Alberta September 27 - October 1, 2023! Participants and spectators enjoy this international event that draws crowds from the region, and from around the World. Be sure to plan ahead! Image credit P Marcoux HIIBF 2020