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If as soon as November 1 hits, Mariah Carey's famous Christmas anthem starts reverberating in your heart and your home, and all your outfits suddenly turn a festive green and red, you might have been possessed by the Holiday Spirit without a cure in sight. Are you ready to dive head-first into the most magical time of the year? 'Cause we've got just the event for you.

Another year, another winter wonderland. Indeed, the dazzling Fairmont Banff Springs will once again metamorphose into a spectacular alpine Christmas castle for another year of unforgettable holiday moments. This time around, the Banff Springs Christmas festivities kick off on November 25 and go all the way until the day following the Three Kings' Day celebrations, January 7.

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The nights might sadly be getting longer, but this Alberta town is making the most of the dark skies with a whole festival dedicated to stargazing.

Jasper Dark Sky Festival is coming to the town in October and visitors will be able to check out the magical nighttime skies over mountains and lakes and there's even a chance of seeing the green glow of the Aurora Borealis.

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Whether you like it or not, fall is fast approaching and as the season comes and goes pretty quickly in Alberta, you should start planning those fall hikes ASAP!

As soon as the weather gets cooler, larches in the Rockies start turning a stunning shade of gold which makes for some of the most beautiful hikes. However, there's also a very short window of time to see the golden trees so planning ahead is essential.

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There's no shortage of incredible Alberta lakes to dip your toes in this summer, but this one is definitely less known and has some of the most stunning scenery around.

Johnson Lake can be found just a few minutes' drive from Banff town and the best part is it tends to pretty quiet compared to some of Banff's more famous lakes.

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This mountain gondola is running special sunset rides and once you reach the summit, you can watch Banff's spectacular sunsets in real-time from a patio on the peak.

The Banff Gondola takes you up 7,400 feet to the peak of Sulphur Mountain and from June 30 to September 5, 2022, you'll be able to find the Sunset Festival at the top.

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