Spring Events You Need in Your Calendar

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Spring Events You Need in Your Calendar

The days are longer, the snow is softer, and spring is here! Along with it – spring events in Banff and Lake Louise are filling out the calendar for the next three months. If you’re in town, don’t miss the chance to check out these silly and sendy spring events. Here are the spring events in Banff and Lake Louise you need to check out this season.

Spring events in Banff and Lake Louise

MARCH EVENTS

March 29 – Rude Girls Nitro Ride Day

The last installment of Rude Girls Nitro Ride Days for the 2021/2022 season, this is your chance to shred with a killer female snowboarding community and meet the Banff Rude Girls. This event is open to those identifying as all-female and LGBTQ2+. It’s a safe and supportive space to meet other riders, practice tricks, win prizes, and just hang out with like-minded snowboard enthusiasts. Sign-up required. This event is open to ages 15 and up. 

Where: Mt. Norquay

When: March 29, schedule is given upon registration 

More details here.

APRIL EVENTS

April 13-15: It Came From The Village

After the undeniable success of Snowboys Productions, Rise of the Village and Back in the Village, the Snowboys 25-year North American tour returns to Banff Sunshine this April with It Came From the Village. An invitation-only park event hosted by Snowboys Productions and SRD riders JJ & Finn Westbury. You can’t miss this chance to watch some of the best snowboarders and most impressive park builds on planet Earth. What can you expect? Cameras, stupid talent, epic tricks – do we need to say more? Filming will take place April 13-15 and when it’s over the features will be open to the public on April 16. Bring your camp chair, this is one you can’t miss. 

Where: Banff Sunshine

When: April 13-15, features open to public April 16

More details here. 

April 17: Easter Egg Hunt

Ready, set, hunt! We just found out that the Easter Bunny will be hopping through Mt. Norquay Easter weekend and he’s bound to leave some treats behind. Hop into your snow pants and BYOB (bring your own basket) – this family-friendly event invites all ages to shuffle through the snow and find thousands (yes thousands) of surprises. To register for the hunt, meet outside Cascade Lodge at 10:00am sharp. We hop you make it! 

Where: Mt. Norquay

When: 10:00am registration in Cascade Lodge 

More details here.

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Mt. Norquay is hiding thousands (yes thousands!) of surprises on their slopes this Easter. Come join the hunt on April 17.

April 25-29: Holy Bowly

Hosted all across North America, Holy Bowly embodies all that is well with snowboarding and delivers some freakin’ awesome footage. Back at Banff Sunshine, Holy Bowly features park builds as you’ve never seen before. Something like scooping out the mountain and then snowboarding on it. It’s wild, it’s fun, and it’s open to the public on April 30-May 1. Come watch the event April 25-29 or send it yourself (registration required).

Where: Banff Sunshine

When: April 25-29, open to the public April 30-May 1

More details here

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Holy Bowly, by Snowboys Productions, is an event featuring hits unlike any you’ve ever seen before. | Photo at Banff Sunshine by Tim Zimmerman

MAY EVENTS

May 8: Mother’s Day

Forget flowers. Everyone knows Mom loves to shred. Treat the most special lady in your life to a day on the slopes. Phone-free, fresh-air, quality time with the kiddos. Both Banff Sunshine and Lake Louise Ski Resort will still be open (yup, we take spring skiing seriously in Alberta) so spend a day carving it up then cuddling on the patio with Mum. 

Where: Banff Sunshine & Lake Louise Ski Resort

When: May 8, all day

May 8: Cardboard Box Downhill Derby

On the last day of the Lake Louise season, it’s time to get swap your skis for cardboard. Yes, you heard that right, on May 8 it’s your chance to slide down Lake Louise Ski Resorts’ famous slopes in the Cardboard Box Downhill Derby. Using only cardboard, string, tape, glue (and maybe some glitter) you and your team of 1-4 must try and build a cardboard creation to get you down in one piece. Themed outfits encouraged! Judges will choose three winners based on wit, design, and distance. Do you think you have what it takes? Registration is free for this spring event in Banff and Lake Louise, sign up today.  

Where: Learners Area, Lake Louise Ski Resort

When: Races start at 1:30pm, awards at 3:00pm in the Whiskey Jack Lodge 

More details here.

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Celebrate the last day of the Lake Louise season, May 8, sliding down the slopes in a cardboard box. Outfits encouraged! | Photo by Shannon Martin

May 23: Slush Cup

What a season it’s been! Send it off in spring style at Banff Sunshine’s famous slush cup. Bikinis, board shorts, and banana costumes are all welcome. If you’re feeling extra brave, sign up to send it off rails and rollers across the frozen pool of slush. Winners will be handsomely rewarded! It’s a fun, sunny, party vibe all day at slush cup, come on up and join the fun. 

Insider tip: In its 94th (ish) year, Slush Cup is a super popular event. Registration opens at 8:00am in the Event Tent in the Village, but arrive early to get a spot (the line can start as early as 7:15am at the Gondola Base). The first jump will take place at noon.

Where: Banff Sunshine, Upper Village

When: 8:00am – 9:00am registration, first jump at 12:00pm

More details here

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Time to get sendy! The 94th (ish) Slush Cup is back at Banff Sunshine Village, May 23.

There’s still time for spring skiing

The season isn’t over! Come up for a sneaky spring skiing getaway. There are plenty of spring events in Banff and Lake Louise still on the schedule. Should you need a bit more flexibility with your travel plans this winter our no-questions-asked cancellation policy allows for free changes and cancellations until 3-days prior to arrival. Pre-order your lift tickets for ultimate multi-day/multi-mountain convenience – but rest assured, SkiBig3 Lift Tickets are fully-refundable until 3-days prior to arrival. To book your winter ski vacation, call 1-844-754-2443 to speak with a reservation specialist or go online to access SkiBig3 Lift Tickets or some exceptional Ski & Stay Package deals.

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