Festival du Voyageur Put on your felt toque, wrap a wool sash around your waist, and get ready to celebrate our French-Canadian history at Festival du Voyageur, Western Canada's largest winter festival! This 10-day event celebrates Canada’s fur trading era and combines the joie de vivre of the Voyageurs with more than 300 music performances, magnificent snow sculptures, historical interpretation of the early 19th century, traditional dishes, arts and crafts, the Voyageur International Sled Dog Classic, and a governor’s ball. Before you go, take a journey through history with this voyageur fashion lesson. The festival runs from February 15 to 24, 2013.  For more information and to find tickets, visit Festival du Voyageur.