125 Things To Do in Lethbridge

In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Whoop-Up Days, we've put together a whole range of things you can do in Lethbridge. Try one, try them all — there's always something to do in Lethbridge!


Fireworks at Henderson Lake On Canada Day!

Celebrate Canada at Henderson Lake Park with the annual Fireworks! 

Street Machine Weekend! – July

Rev your engines and get cruising during the Street Wheeler Weekend! 

Let Loose at Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival! – August

Let the music play and feel the beat at the Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival! 

Whoop-up Days! – August

Discover what the big whoop is all about at the Whoop-Up Days Fair! 

Make a Splash at Henderson Pool!

Cool off outside during the summer months at the Henderson Lake Swimming Pool! 

Visit Broxburn and Pick Fresh Strawberries!

Grab a pale and get to picking because you can take whatever you pick at Broxburn Vegetables and Café U-Pick home with you! 

Cool Off at Westminster Outdoor Pool!

Cool off at the Westminster Outdoor Pool; just don’t forget to bring your SPF! 

Go Mini Golfing and Go Karting at Evergreen! 

Putt your way to victory or race to the finish with go karting, all at Evergreen Golf Course!

Reel in a Big Catch at Riverstone Pond!

Cast a line and see what you can reel in at the Riverstone Pond! 

Off to the Races at Rocky Mountain Turf Club!

Get yourself off to the races, and don’t miss out on watching horses run at Rocky Mountain Turf Club! 

Wonderful Wagon Rides at Fort Whoop-Up!

Giddy up for a ride laced with history and fun at the Fort Whoop-Up Museum! 

Rock out at Rotary Square Outdoor Concerts!

Enjoy a selection of outdoor concerts outside of Casa in rotary square weekly all summer! 

Find All the Fun at Festival Square!

Community comes together at Festival Square. Enjoy live performances and events downtown!

Try some small batch ice cream at Milkman Milk Bar!

Cool off from the summer heat with a delicious treat from Milkman Milkbar ice creamery! 

Show Some 40-Love to Public Tennis Courts!

Practice your backhand and give the courts some 40-Love with public tennis courts in Lethbridge. 

Life is But a Dream Floating the Oldman River!

Float down the river and let the current of the Oldman River carry away all your stress! 

Fall into a Frenzy with Local Food Trucks!

Cull all your cravings with local food trucks in Lethbridge at food truck frenzy!  

Lounge on a Local Patio!

Enjoy a cold drink out in the warm weather on a local patio!

See the Sunbathing Turtles at Elizabeth Hall Wetlands!

Watch the wildlife bathe in the sun in the Elizabeth Hall wetlands! 

Wish You May Wish You Might, Go Stargazing at the Oldman River Observatory Tonight!

Go stargazing at the Oldman River Observatory on the last Saturday of every month, all summer long!

Check out the Waterfowl at the Weir!

Watch water birds on the weir as they float down Oldman River! 

See the Dazzling Minyo Dancers at Nikka Yuko!

Experience the beauty of traditional Japanese Minyo Dancers at Nikka Yuko! 

Enjoy Some Pickleball at Legacy!

Get out of the kitchen and onto the pickleball court at Legacy Park! 

Go Bird Watching in Cottonwood Forest!

I spy with my little eye and an incredible assortment of birds! Find them in the Cottonwood forest! 

Find the Freshest Fruit at Local Fruit Trees Around the City!

Discover how fresh fruit can be when you pick fruits at local public fruit trees all around the city! 

See a performance from the Lethbridge Shakespeare Society!

To see, or not to see, that is never the question when it comes to Shakespeare in the Park! 

Lethbridge Bull’s Baseball Game at Spitz Stadium!

It’s a home run when you watch a Lethbridge Bull’s game at Spitz Stadium! 

Visit Fort Whoop-Up!

Learn about Lethbridge's history as an illegal whiskey trading post at Fort Whoop-up Museum! 

Hit the Hills and Hike in Pavan Park!

Go for a hike around the greenery that Pavan Park has to offer at the north end of the River Bottom! 

Get Soaked at Spray Parks!

Cool off under the sun with the incredible Gyro Spray Park on the west side of the city! 

Learn About Local Birds at Alberta Birds of Prey!

Let your passion for birds and Southern Alberta take flight at the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre. 

Picnic in the Serene Scenery of Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden!

Experience the garden unlike you’ve ever experienced them before with a Yagai Picnic Package!


Word on the Street – September

Crack a spine and hit the streets with Word on the Street, the book and magazine festival in Lethbridge brought to you by the Lethbridge Public Library. 

Oktoberfest – September

Guten Tag, want a fun and authentic way to experience Oktoberfest in Lethbridge? Look no further than here! 

Lethbridge Art Days – September

Connect with local art like never before with Lethbridge Art Days, brought to you by the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge.

Mountain Biking at 6-mile Coulee! 

Travel 7.7km along the Oldman River with a 63-metre elevation gain in the historic River Valley of Lethbridge! Learn more about the route here!

Get a Halloween Treat at How Sweet Inc!

What better way to spend this candy-based holiday than by browsing the stock of How Sweet Inc.! Find yourself a unique Halloween Treat! 

"Fall" in Love with the Colours of the River Valley at Helen Schuler! 

Learn all about the fall colours of the River Valley ecology at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre! Then walk the trails to enjoy the fall colours! 

Bike between Cities on the Coalbanks Trail! 

To Coaldale and back, this is the perfect picturesque ride to enjoy the scenery on a cool autumn day. Fall is the best in-between season for this kind of ride! 

Rustle Through the Leaves With Geocaching! 

Get out and geocache in Lethbridge, rustle through the fallen leaves and find hidden secrets and small treasures! 

Learn about Local Art with Driftscape!

Discover local artists and connect like never before with the downtown walking tour of public art in Lethbridge, brought to you by Tourism Lethbridge! 

Explore all the Leisurely Activities at Legacy Park! 

While the spray park may be closed, you can still play on the playgrounds, skate and shred at the skate park, and serve it up on the tennis and pickleball courts at Legacy Park! 

Enjoy a Picturesque Picnic at Park Lake!

Enjoy an escape from the city with a picnic, paddle, or whatever you want at Park Lake Provinical Park! 

Photos courtesy the Galt Museum & Archives, [19881022027]

Learn Lethbridge's History with Driftscape! 

Ditch the history books and learn all about the great coal rush with the Lethbridge Historic Walking tours and Historic Downtown tours on Driftscape, brought to you by Tourism Lethbridge. 

Selfie with the High-Level Bridge 

The High-level Bridge is the perfect background for an Instagram-able post when you take a selfie in the river valley! 

Explore over 200 KM of Hiking Trails! 

Lethbridge has more than 200 KM of hiking trails that run through the city like veins. No matter where you are, you’re just a step away from the next adventure! 

Keep golfing at Bridge View and Extend Your Season! 

While the leaves die, the Bridge View Golf Course goes as late into the fall as it can, which could even mean it goes until the winter; who knows what mother nature will bring! 

Get Something Sweet and Fizzy at the Soda Mill! 

While the weather cools down, cool down with it with a soda or frozen yogurt from the Soda Mill located inside of the Movie Mill!

Be The Apple of the Dinner Tables Pie with the Pie Store!

If you're in a pinch during fall holidays (or any day) the head to the pie store for a delicious and fresh ready-made apple pie! Doesn’t have to be hard to wow a crowd with The Pie Store pies!

Waffles and Coffee at Sonders!

Enjoy a deliciously warm and soft waffle and coffee on the cold fall days in the comfort of Sonders Coffee House! 

Back to School Shopping at Park Place!

Get a fresh set of threads at the Park Place Mall! Whether it's back to school, or you just need a seasonal refresh, they’ve got it all at Park Place Mall! 

Watch the Sunset over the Coulees!

Get a glimpse of the night meeting the day as the sun slips away behind the coulees on a temperate fall day! Anywhere at the top of the river valley is the best! 

Explore Lethbridge’s Model Solar System! 

See the Solar System to a 1:253,000,000 scale inside the city of Lethbridge! From the Post Office downtown to Neptune at Park Lake Provincial Park, travel the solar system from the comfort of Southern Alberta. 

Get Lost at the Lethbridge Corn Maze! 

The legendary Lethbridge Corn Maze is basically a fall tradition. If you aren't getting lost in the maze or pulling a pumpkin from the patch, are you really experiencing everything there is in Lethbridge? 


Alberta Food and Beverage Expo - February 

Enjoy a wide variety of local food and beverage samples at the Lethbridge and District Exhibition Centre! 

International Peace Powwow – February 

Experience and appreciate the rich Indigenous culture here in Lethbridge at the International Peace Powwow!

Ag Expo & Seed Fair – February

The longest-running Seed Fair in North America calls Lethbridge home and shows up every year with producers from all around North America! 

Light up Winter Nights at the Nikka Yuko Winter Light Festival!

Walk through the Nikka Yuko Gardens under the veil of night, guided by the lights of the Winter Light Festival every winter! 

Sled Down the Sugar Bowl!  

Hit high speeds tobogganing down the slick white slopes of the Sugar Bowl! 

Figure 8 at Public Skate Arenas! 

Do a figure 8 on public ice or enjoy a simple skate at local public skate arenas. 

Outdoor Skating at Nicholas Sheran Park Ponds!

When the water freezes over on the ponds of Nicholas Sheran Park, grab your skates and do some figure 8’s 

Catch a Pronghorns Game!

While the weather outside might be cold, The Lethbridge Pronghorns bring the heat on the court every winter! 

Fun is Only a Stones Throw Away at the ATB Centre!  

A good time is waiting on the ice at the ATB Centre! Try your hand at curling or enjoy other ice-based sports! 

Travel to New Worlds at Ctrl V! 

Leave this reality and travel to other worlds of warmth and good weather at Ctrl V VR arcade! 

A Night at the Movies and Mini Golf!

Dream of distant and greener lands at the Movie Mill and Puttz Mini Golf! 

Escape The Cold Weather with Escape Rooms!

Escape bad weather and bring a group with you to all the escape rooms in Lethbridge. 

Go see a Kodiaks Game!

Catch them if you can; these bears should be feared when they come out of hibernation and take to the court each year! 

Wear M Out at Wear M Out!

When the kids can't stand the cold, let them blow off steam at Wear M Out! 

Snuggle up with a Cinnamon Bun at Bread Milk and Honey!

When the weather outside is frightful, a cinnamon bun and coffee is so delightful at Bread Milk and Honey!

See the Artwork at the U of L Art Gallery!

Enjoy the Art Gallery at the U of L with over 14,000 curated works in their collection. Rain or shine, there’s always something beautiful on the wall at the U of L Art Gallery!

Axe Throwing 

Practice your axe swing before chopping trees by throwing axes at True North Axe Throwing! 

Warm Up and Stretch Out at Inspire Hot Yoga!

Warm up and loosen up with hot yoga during the winter month at Inspire Hot Yoga! 

Climb to new heights at Coulee Climb Centre!

Stay inside and scale new heights at the Coulee Climb Centre! 

Slip into a Tranquil Spa Day!

Take some me time while the wind and snow blows at amazing local spas! 

Get Lucky and Roll the Dice at Pure Casino!

Pull the leaver and roll the dice while you wait for the ice to melt at Pure Casino in Lethbridge! 

Watch the Hurricanes Storm the Ice at a Game!

Barnburners are inbound when you get a chance to watch a Hurricanes game at the ENMAX Centre! 

Play All Day at the YMCA!

While the weather could be better, there is still a few days' worth of play at the Cor Van Rayy YMCA. 

Check out events at Public Library 

Crack a spine and travel to another world or buckle down and study hard at a Lethbridge Public Library! 

Shop at Incredible Boutiques Downtown 

Shop at one of the many incredible stores and boutiques located in downtown Lethbridge! 

Warm Up with a Bowl of Noodles at Taro!

Hide from the cold in the heat of the Historic Hudsons Bay Company Building and have a delicious bowl of noodles at Taro Noodle House!

Explore Art Exhibits at Casa 

Discover art and culture that calls Southern Alberta “Casa” at the incredible Casa Art Gallery! 


Find a Slice of Paradise Golfing at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort!

Start your season off right with incredible views and world-class layouts at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort! 

Go Golfing at Henderson Lake Golf Course!

Take a swing at Golf around one of the biggest an made lakes and Parks in Lethbridge at Henderson Lake Golf Course! 

Let Fun Take Flight With a Kite at Alexander Wilderness Park!

Take to the skies in the windy city with a Kite in the Coulees at the Alexander Wilderness Park! 

Plan Your Next Reno Home and Garden Show – March

Get your house I order and get some inspiration at the Alberta Home and Garden Show at the Lethbridge and District Exhibition! 

Make a Run for it in the Moonlight with the Moonlight Run – March

When the sun goes down, the runners come out on the night of the Moonlight Run! 

Turn Wheels with Lethbridge Bike Fest – May

Bikers beware! This is the best fest for bikes in all of Lethbridge! 

Find Fresh Food at the Lethbridge Farmers Market – May – September

Find fresh produce from local producers at Farmers Markets all spring and summer starting in May! 

Enjoy Some Live Tunes at Jazz and Blues Fest – June

Shake off the April Blues and the May mopes and get into the music with Jazz and Blues Fest in June! 

Get Loud and Proud With Pride Fest – June

Get loud and proud out in Lethbridge with Pride fest every June! Don’t hide; live with pride! 

Feel the Groove With Centric Music Fest – June

Discover and experience live music in the great outdoors at the Centric Music Fest! 

Race Across the Water with Dragon Boat Festival – June

Get ready to row with the Dragon Boat Festival at Henderson Lake Park! 

Learn About Other Cultures with Latin Fest – June

Celebrate Latin Art, Culture and Cuisine at the Lethbridge Latin Fest! 

New Blooms on Neuron E-Scooters!

Enjoy the warming weather and blossoming blooms and Neuron e-Scooters in Lethbridge!

Practice Your Palm Flips and Pivots at the Skate Park!

Shred some cement and kick a flip at the SLP Skate Park! Don’t forget your helmet! 

Try Fly Fishing in the Oldman River!

Who says fishing isn’t fly? It definitely is when you fly fish on the Oldman River! 

Go For a Run in the Coulees!

Before the summer sun turns up the heat, get a nice run I the coulees in! They won’t stay cool all spring! 

Yoga Among The Blooming Flowers!

Find inner peace and tranquillity with a yoga class inside of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden! 

Nicholas Sheran Disc Golf, Canada's Biggest Disc Golf Course!

Flick a disc around the longest disc golf course in all of Canada at Nicholas Sheran Park! 

Learn Lethbridge's Military History at the Military Museum!

Discover the history of the military in Lethbridge at the Military Museum near the Lethbridge Airport! 

Hit new Heights with Jump LA!

Practice all your flips and tricks for summer pool parties at the Jump La Trampoline Park! 

Take Your Dogs For a Walk on the Scenic Dog Run!

Take your four-legged friend for a run in the coulees at the Scenic Dog Run.

Explore The River Valley and Indian Battle Park!

Explore the River Valley and the many playgrounds and picnic shelters to stop and enjoy the scenery of the Oldman River! 

Take a Picturesque Picnic at Pavan!

Take a basket and set up a picnic at the picturesque Pavan Park in the river valley! 

All Year Round

Walk Through Our History Galt Museum and Archives! 

The Galt Museum is a great place to learn about the history of our city and region all year round! 

Learn About our Ecology at Helen Schuler Nature Centre! 

Helen Schuler nature centre has something for every season in nature, in and around the centre! 

See the World's Largest Wind Gauge

Come visit Tourism Lethbridge and take a photo with the world's largest wind gauge!

Take a Class at Casa! 

Channel your inner artist and take a class at Casa, no matter the time of year! 

Visit the Southern Alberta Art Gallery! 

No matter the time of year, you can always appreciate local, national, and international artists and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery!

Lunch at Tacos Made in Mexico!

Enjoy a delicious meal at Taco Made in Mexico or one of the other incredible downtown restaurants in Lethbridge! 

See New West Theatre Production!

Catch the performance of a lifetime at one of New West Theatre's productions throughout the year. 

Walk Around Henderson Lake!

From frozen lakes to sunny days, it’s always great going for a walk around Henderson to clear your mind! 

Have a Hoot at the Owl Acoustic Lounge!

No matter the night, you can usually find a live performance happening on the stage at Owl Acoustic Lounge.

Grab a Vegan Donut from Arise!

Grab a vegan treat like a doughnut and from Arise coffee shop in Downtown Lethbridge! 

Experience the Amazing Race Canada in Lethbridge!

Discover all the incredible locations featured on the Lethbridge episode of The Amazing Race! 

Selfie with the Clock Tower!

No matter its age, time is always on its side, so take a selfie with the beautiful and historic clock tower downtown! 

Grab a Sweet Treat from Cookie Crimes!

Grab a delicious cookie or ice cream cone from Cookie Crimes on Festival Square! 

Selfie with the High-Level Bridge!

The High-level Bridge is the perfect background for an Instagram-able post when you take a selfie in the river valley! 

Grab a Sweet and Bubbly Bubble Tea!

With so many amazing bubble tea and Vietnamese restaurants in Lethbridge, discover your new favourite international dish! 

Head Down The Highway 3 Ale Trail!

Experience the incredible Southern Alberta exclusive Highway 3 Ale Trail in and outside of the city! 

Go for Brunch at Italian Table!

Bring the whole bunch for brunch at The Italian Table with their family-style servings of delicious brunch staples 

Enjoy a Dinner with a Wide-Skied View!

Get high above the city and enjoy the sights as the sun sets when you get dinner at the Water Tower Grill and Bar. 

Try Roller Skating with the Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild!

Strap on your skates and discover the rush of the derby with Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild 

Experience Canada’s Food Tour!

Experience the magic of Southern Alberta food and producers with Canada’s Food Tours! 

Discover Local Products at Mocha Local!

Find all your favourite local products at Mocha Local and in other downtown stores! 

Explore the Helen Schuler Nature Trails! 

Explore the nature trails connected to the Helen Schuler Nature Centre that run through the River Valley! 


Take a Daytrip to Waterton Lakes National Park

Hike, bike, paddle and explore at this UNESCO World Heritage Site! Only a short drive from Lethbridge, you can relax in the mountains at Waterton Lakes National Park!

Take a Daytrip to Dinosaur Provincial Park

Pack a picnic and head on a daytrip to Dinosaur Provincial Park! Explore the land that the dinosaurs used to roam at this UNESCO World Heritage Site — head out on a guided tour or explore on your own!

Take a Daytrip to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Explore new landscapes at this UNESCO World Heritage Site! From Hoodoos to rivers, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park is a natural wonder — take a guided tour of the petroglyphs and pictographs in the archeology persevere.

Take a Daytrip to Vulcan

Calling all Trekkies! Explore this small Alberta town with a lot of spirit — Vulcan is full of Star Trek memorabilia and more!

Take a Daytrip to Head-smashed-in Buffalo Jump

Learn about the Indigenous and Blackfoot history of the area at this UNESCO World Heritage Site — don't forget to take a walk out to the most well-preserved buffalo jump in Western Canada.

Take a Daytrip to the Crowsnest Pass

Explore the mountains and learn about the history of the area! Go on an underground mine tour in Bellevue or explore Canada's deadliest rock slide in Frank.