Arts, Events & Entertainment

Arts, Events & Entertainment

Discover the mountain mystique

CREATE A DEEPER CONNECTION

Banff National Park boasts a rich history of artists, athletes, festivals and special events dedicated to capturing the natural wonders and cultural essence of the region. For a glimpse into the characters, culture, and history of the area, drop by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Visit the world-renowned Banff Centre for performances and exhibitions. Or experience one of the many festivals happening throughout the winter. Please note, many activities and experiences have been operationally impacted by Covid-19. Please check with each operator for updated hours, availability and health & safety protocols as these are subject to change.

EVENTS, FESTIVALS AND MORE

SNOWDAYS FESTIVAL

SNOWDAYS FESTIVAL

The annual SnowDays celebration is a highlight of the winter season; this free event in January is centred around massive snow and ice sculptures scattered throughout Banff and Lake Louise.
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WHYTE MUSEUM

WHYTE MUSEUM

Visit the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and explore the culture shaped by this mountain landscape. Discover a wide variety of public events, including artist talks, book launches, film screenings and live performances.
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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Don’t miss nine epic days filled with stories of remote journeys, ground-breaking expeditions, and cutting-edge adventures told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe. The 2020 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is going virtual Oct 31 - Nov 8, 2020
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Experiences & Adventures

ON-MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCES

OUTDOOR ACTIVE ADVENTURES

TOURS & SOFT ADVENTURES

CULINARY EXPERIENCES

FITNESS & WELLNESS

ARTS, EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

SKIBIG3: YOUR VACATION SPECIALISTS

Discover your perfect winter vacation with our top picks of the best activities and attractions in Banff and Lake Louise. If you need recommendations, have any questions or would like to book any of these exceptional activities, call our friendly Banff-based reservations team at 1-844-754-2443.

FROM OUR BLOG

So Much to Ski and Do

|Walking in the snow at Lake Louise|Snow sculpture|Banff's Mountain Madness|Avalanche training at Lake Louise|Ice carving at Lake Louise|Insider’s Guide to a Lake Louise Ski Vacation|Smoked Maple Sazerac

January Banff Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss: Snow Days, Ice Magic, Tribute Craft Spirits

|Banff Craft Beer Fest at the Cave and Basin|Men's Downhill|Warner Stables - Banff Trailriders Barn|Ice artist polishes an ice sculpture as part of the Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival.|A cupid over Norquay

Ski, Stay & Play: Your Month-by-Month Guide to Events in Banff & Lake Louise

Skiers at Banff Sunshine Village with Mt. Assiniboine in the background

SkiBig3 Through the Lens of Reuben Krabbe

||||||||Gateway to the Rockies exhibit at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

5 Experiences at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies