Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Special Events

109th Anniversary of the Frank Slide113th Anniversary of the Frank Slide

Friday, April 29, 2016

Special presentations will take place throughout the day highlighting the amazing story of the 1903 Frank Slide. While here enjoy our two award winning audio-visual presentations.

 

 

 

Aniversary of Hillcrest Mine DisasterOfficial opening of the Hillcrest Centennial Park

Sunday, June 19, 2016

On June 19, 1914, 189 men were killed in what would become Canada’s Worst Underground Mine Disaster. The Hillcrest Mine Disaster Committee will officially open the latest edition to the Hillcrest Commemorative Cemetery – the Centennial Park. Enjoy a peaceful walk on a self-guided interpretive path highlighting the incredible story of the victims, survivors and families involved in this tragedy. While in the area explore this amazing story through our new interactive exhibit at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre: Voices of Disaster: The Hillcrest Experience. The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre will also offer special interpretive presentations, prop talks on underground mine lamps and audio-visual presentations all highlighting this amazing and tragic story

 

Doors Open and Heritage FestivalCrowsnest Pass Doors Open & Heritage Festival

logosJuly 28 – August 1, 2016

The Crowsnest Pass is excited to launch its eleventh annual Doors Open and Heritage Festival weekend. Our theme for the next two years will be Outlaws and Lawmen: Rum Running in Crowsnest Pass, with 2016 focusing on the Outlaws. Throughout the weekend, the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre and the community of the Crowsnest Pass will be highlighting the story of the Rum Runners. Enjoy guided hikes, presentations and events highlighting the Crowsnest Pass and the amazing stories of Emilio Picarello, the Red and Black Routes and the Whiskey Six, just to name a few.

Crowsnest Pass Doors Open and Heritage Festival Brochure - PDF (1.7 MB)

 

Alberta Arts DaysAlberta Culture Days

September 30 – October 1, 2016

Musical events and much more will be taking place at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre and Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery for this year’s Alberta Culture Days celebration.

 For further information please call: (403) 562-7388 or be connected toll free by calling the Alberta Rite line at 310-0000. The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre is located 1.5km off of Highway #3 in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.

Contact: Cathy Pisony cathy.pisony@gov.ab.ca


 

Contact and Location Information

For further information please call: (403) 562-7388 or be connected toll free by calling the Alberta Rite line at 310-0000. You can also contact the site by email at frankslideinfo@gov.ab.ca.

The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre is located 1.5km off of Highway #3 in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.

Last reviewed/revised: July 13, 2016