Downtown Calgary

Glow Winter Festival

Feb 14–Feb 16

4:00 pm–10:00 pm

8th Ave, Stephen Avenue Walk

Embrace winter and get outdoors with GLOW.

Enjoy quality time with loved ones in the crisp February night, and stay warm with delicious food, cozy drinks, and fun activities for all ages. Vote for your favourite ice carver, enjoy a drink at the Ice Lounges and take in the live music.

Fun things to do:


Show off your skills with BATL Axe Throwing. It takes both strength and aim to win bragging rights for the most bullseyes. Will you be the champion?


Enjoy the sparkling beauty of ice sculptures all along Stephen Ave and vote on your favourite ice carvers as they uncover works of art from the ice right before your eyes.


World-renowned musical act Earth Harp Symphony will be live on Stephen Ave for GLOW! Experience the once-in-a-lifetime performance, plus 35 musical artists across three stages.


You don’t have to worry about your drink being cold enough at GLOW! Metropolitan, Local, The Guild and Milestones are opening outdoor Patios along Stephen Ave.

Glow is happening on 8th Ave, also known as Stephen Avenue Walk from 3rd St SW to 1st St SE in downtown Calgary.

Lot 7 at 208-9 Avenue SW will have FREE parking from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. the following morning during each of the three days of the GLOW Winter Festival. Bankers Hall,The CORE Shopping Centre and Holt Renfrew will also offer FREE parking. (Note: Free Parking on Friday, February 14 begins at 3 The CORE and 6 p.m. at Bankers Hall.)

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8th Ave, Stephen Avenue Walk

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