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It’s Time to Celebrate SnowDays in Banff Main Photo

It’s Time to Celebrate SnowDays in Banff

It’s that time of the year when Banff celebrates all things winter. Visit SnowDays from Jan 18 to 29 with free events for the whole family.

The Greatest Show on Earth: A Symphony of Light in the Canadian Rockies Main Photo

The Greatest Show on Earth: A Symphony of Light in the Canadian Rockies

Humans have long been mesmerized by the northern lights. Discover the secrets to these dazzling displays in the Canadian Rockies.

Winter Activity Guide Main Photo

Winter Activity Guide

Visiting the mountains? We’ve rounded up the best ways to spend your day in our Where Canadian Rockies’ Winter Activity Guide.

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Sustainable Shopping

These companies are striving to make a difference with sustainable clothing that will last a lifetime and is friendly for our planet.

Art with a Message Main Photo

Art with a Message

The mountain landscapes are changing. Local galleries are showing art with a message to bring light to the plight of these environments.

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10 Adventures with Kids in Banff Main Photo

10 Adventures with Kids in Banff

When traveling with the whole family, you want to be sure there will be ample kid friendly activities, dining options, and fun accommodations when planning your itinerary. Choosing Banff as a kid friendly vacation will be your best travel decision this year- here’s why.

It’s Time for Banff Pride! Main Photo

It’s Time for Banff Pride!

On June 28th 1969, a riot broke out at the Stonewall Inn in NYC as the LGBTQ community took to the streets in a multi-day battle to fight for their equality. That moment is why June is recognized far and wide as Pride Month.  But throughout the year, many different Pride weeks are celebrated in […]

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Skin Deep

The mountains are a harsh environment, and your skin pays the price. Recover from your mountain adventure at one of Banff's exceptional spas.

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What’s in a Name? Main Photo

What’s in a Name?

Banff has a buffalo shaped mountain right in the centre that boasts a popular hike and sparked many conversations about its name.

As Canadian as a Canoe Main Photo

As Canadian as a Canoe

The Whyte Museum’s summer exhibit Canoe is a reflection of the Canadian icon as well as a celebration of artwork spanning over 200 years.

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Best Dressed Main Photo

Best Dressed

The Canadian Rockies are known for mountain adventure, but they’re also known for unpredictable weather! Don’t let a rainy day or summer snowstorm ruin your best laid plans. Get the gear you need to get outside, right here in Banff. Helly Hansen Built for all weather, Helly Hansen builds clothing for the harsh mountain environment. […]

Tips and tricks for lowlight photography in the Canadian Rockies Main Photo

Tips and tricks for lowlight photography in the Canadian Rockies

There are many wonderful places to photograph once the sun sets and the stars come out. Here's how to capture those lowlight shots.

Upcoming Events

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January 13 @ 2:00pm

Jasper in January

Celebrate the season with everything that makes the frostiest month also the most memorable. Your nose might be chilly but your heart will be warm. Events include dining deals, skating, and the signature street party and fireworks throughout Jasper. Jan 13-29: Find details and schedule of events, here.
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January 18 @ 7:00am

SnowDays

The streets of Banff transform with giant snow sculptures. Watch talented ice carvers create masterpieces in beautiful Lake Louise. Enjoy skijoring, Play Zone, and the best winter activities. Jan 18-29: Discover the magic, here.
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February 3 @ 7:00am

Cardboard Sled Derby

Race down the hill at Mount Norquay in a self-made sled built from tape, string, garbage bags, glue, and cardboard. Prizes for fastest sled, best crash, and best overall. Feb 3: Details, here.
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February 11 @ 7:00am

Lifts of Love

Speed dating with style at Mount Norquay! Meet someone new each time you ride the lift. Find a new friend and stay for the Après Ski Mixer with live DJ. Feb 11: Fall in love, here.
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February 3 @ 7:00am

Jasper Beer and Spirits Week

Alberta Beer Festivals is excited to host this week of excellent food and drink in the destination town of Jasper. Feb 3-12: Discover more, here.
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February 18 @ 7:00am

Magic on the Mountain

Richard the Magician is on the hill at Mount Norquay with more than a few tricks up his sleeve! Will you see him during your visit? Feb 18: Details, here.
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March 4 @ 2:00am

Home Grown Arts Show Open House

Celebrate the amazing work of local artists in Banff. Original paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more. Mar 3: Details, here.
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March 10 @ 7:00am

Fairmont PJ Party

It’s a ladies-only PJ Party at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Get comfortable during a weekend of dance parties, cocktails, fabulous food, and fun classes. Mar 10-12: Get the details, here.
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March 18 @ 6:00am

Retro Day & VJ Dance Party

Hit the slopes in style (or lack thereof) at Mount Norquay! Bask in the glory of the 80s and 90s. Stay for the last evening of night skiing and have fun at the Retro Video Dance Party. Mar 18: Find your style, here.
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March 25 @ 6:00pm

Bruno Engler Memorial Ski Race

Participate in the longest consecutively running annual ski race in Canadian history! Celebrating its 55th anniversary at Mount Norquay. Mar 25: Get the details, here.
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March 31 @ 6:00am

DEVOUR! THE CANADIAN ROCKIES FOOD and film FESTIVAL

Discover a love for food, film, and wine in Jasper. Appreciate talented filmmakers and high profile chefs from all around the globe. Mar 31-Apr 2: Taste the adventure, here.
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April 16 @ 1:30am

Canada’s Rising Stars

An inspiring evening featuring the next generation of Canada’s outstanding young classical musicians in collaboration with internationally acclaimed pianist and Canmore resident Susanne Ruberg-Gordon. You won’t want to miss this evening at artsPlace in Canmore.  Apr 15: Discover more, here. 
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April 14 @ 6:00am

Jasper PRIDE

Ten days of epic Pride events in Jasper, action-packed activities, fun-filled parties, sweet deals around town, and unlimited skiing all in the spirit of coming together, proud and free. The only Gay Ski Week in the Canadian Rockies. Apr 14-23: Get the fill list of events, here.
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April 29 @ 6:00am

Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon

Whether it’s your first footrace, or you’re looking to kickstart the season, the Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon is sure to please! Choose from half marathon, 10k, and 5k walk or run. Apr 29: Register, here.
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May 14 @ 6:00am

Spring Run Off

Spring 10k annual fun race in Jasper. Run the trails at beautiful Lake Annette. Proceeds donated to charity. May 14: Visit Totem Ski Shop for details.