The Banff Centre, St Julien Rd, BanffMay-Aug Music, dance, film screenings, opera, theatre, visual arts and more—150+ events.
Festivals & Events
St Julien Rd, BanffLate Oct-Early Nov Film Festival International films on mountain sports, culture and ecology; art/craft sale. Book Festival Mountain adventure and culture
Banff National ParkJan 10 to Feb 8 A festival that celebrates winter. Kick-off weekend parties, world-class curling, ice climbing festival, Lake Louise
405 Spray Ave, BanffPrivate events, but watch for celebrities.
Various locations, BanffJuly 1 Free Park entry, pancake breakfasts, parades, concerts, family events, fireworks. Banff: 403-762-8421. Canmore: 403-678-1295.
BanffLate Sept Art demos and exhibits, workshops, street music, guided cultural venue tours. Free.
BanffDec 31 Torchlight Parade at Mt Norquay (can be seen from Banff townsite), 7 pm. Fairmont Banff Springs New Year
BanffMid May. Grand Tasting Hall and events. Local cuisine, wine, spirits and beer.
Banff National ParkEarly Nov-Early Dec. Lake Louise World Cup ski races, Santa Claus Parade of Lights and food events.
St Julien Rd, BanffMid to Late Oct International and local writers. Readings and workshops.