Special Events 2014

Prairie wildflowers Wildflowers in Waterton Lakes National Park
© Parks Canada / S. Harrington

Waterton Wildflower Festival

Friday June 20 - Saturday June 28 

Join in a variety of activities celebrating Waterton’s wildlfowers. Visit Waterton Wild Flower Festival for more information.

Canada Day

Tuesday July 1

Celebrate Canada’s birthday with Waterton Lakes National Park! The national anthem, flag-raising, and of course, cake, mark the occasion.

Parks Day Weekend

Friday July 18 and Saturday July 19

On Friday and Saturday evenings, join Astronomer Alan Dyer, and volunteers for a starry tour of Waterton’s night sky. Discover Waterton’s secrets with fun family activities on Saturday afternoon!

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Science & History Day

This year's event is at the Falls Theatre in Waterton on Tuesday, July 29 from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm. 

Find out what the scientists and historians have been up to in the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Topics range from carnivore management, to 1964 Flood, to wolverines.

Free entry to event.

Cameron Lake Star Party

Friday August 15 (Saturday August 16 if visibility is poor)

Get out of this world! Discover constellations, galaxies, nebulas and stars with volunteer astronomers at Cameron Lake.

Blackfoot Arts & Heritage Festival

Monday August 18 - Wednesday August 20

Participate in traditional and contemporary aboriginal dancing, music, art, and cuisine.

Waterton Wildlife Weekend

Friday September 19 - Sunday September 21

Waterton’s wildlife is at its best in the fall. This weekend features a variety of wildlife events. Visit Waterton Wildlife Weekend for more information.

Ride the Red Rock /Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day (5th annual)

Saturday September 27

Bring your kids to a family bike ride to celebrate all things biking, and get a sneak peek at riding the Red Rock Parkway when it’s closed to motor vehicles.