Your Guide to Chinook Blast

Chinook Blast
Chinook Blast
Calgary’s Midwinter Roundup

Your Guide to Chinook Blast

Everything you need to know about the first annual Chinook Blast in Calgary.

Light up your winter with the first annual Chinook Blast, powered by Shaw in Calgary. This brand-new midwinter roundup of outdoor experiences is a safe and fun way to warm up your winter schedule with your family cohort. Local artists illuminate winter weekend nights with photo-worthy light installations. Discover everything you need to know about Chinook Blast and stay tuned for more updates.

Please verify the status of all experiences and refer to our COVID-19 Traveller Update for more information.

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What is Chinook Blast?

Chinook Blast is a free outdoor winter experience in Calgary and the perfect chance to celebrate the season. Local artists will illuminate winter nights in February with an interactive outdoor art park. Take a self-guided winter walking tour through these great experiences and enjoy a new winter experience safely with your family cohort. Best of all, no tickets are required for this free family walk through park.

When is Chinook Blast?

Chinook Blast takes place from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from February 11 (delayed start to February 13) to February 28, 2021. Bundle up and enjoy the outdoor fun this winter in Calgary.

Please Note - Not even #ChinookBlast can schedule a chinook for this week! Due to the extreme cold in Calgary, we will be delaying our start date until Saturday, February 13th to ensure the safety of participants, staff and crew.

Where is Chinook Blast?

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Chinook Blast will light up winter in Calgary.

Chinook Blast will light up winter in Calgary.

What experiences are part of Chinook Blast?

Experiences in 2021 include a series of outdoor art, light, and cultural displays you can experience safely with your family cohort. Check out the balloons of Calgary Party 50, the mega light wall of The Cube, and 45 LED towers throughout the Chinook Blast Hub. Bring your camera for some photo-worthy shots. 

Each weekend offers different experiences so be sure to stay updated on all the latest programming included in Chinook Blast in 2021.

What are the health and safety rules at Chinook Blast?

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