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Events & Festivals

Banff Marathon

Banff Marathon

Experience the running adventure you've only dreamed of in iconic Banff National Park. You'll embark on a journey together with other adventurers from near and far. The course is filled with varying terrain and gorgeous views. Stay and play in Banff National Park afterwards and make lasting memories.

Melissas Road Race

Melissa's Road Race

Are you looking to get your run on among other like-minded, active folks in the Mountains? Join the always memorable Melissa's Road Race in Banff, Alberta. It's a fun and colourful family-friendly, annual running event you don't want to miss!

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Banff Pride

Celebrate love, diversity, and acceptance in a colourful week at Banff Pride with thousands of others from around the world. Mix your mountain adventures in Banff National Park with the Drag Brunches, Queer-lesque performances, concerts, and parties.

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Christmas in Banff

Unwrap your sense of wonder and experience a magical Christmas in Lake Louise and Banff complete with holiday concerts, free wagon rides through downtown, strolling under the canopy of lights while shopping at unique stores.

World Cup

Lake Louise Audi FIS Ski World Cup

These events mark the exciting start of the ski season in Lake Louise. Watch the world's fastest skiers race on the World Cup circuit compete in downhill and Super-G events.

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Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival

Ice that inspires! Experience the exceptional talents of International Ice Carvers as they take on the challenge of building a work of art out of ice. Some attendance restrictions apply.

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SnowDays in Banff

The annual SnowDays Festival is a highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. A 10-day long celebration held during January, the festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture, and winter activities.

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Skijoring

Horses like to play in the snow too! Enter skijoring: a horse and rider pulling a skier or snowboarder on snow. It is the snow rodeo of a life-time! The town of Banff is the best destination for this phenomenal event.

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Cardboard Box Downhill Derby

Build your own cardboard sled and hit the slopes at Mt. Norquay! You'll race on the Tube Park for awesome prizes and bragging rights! Click here to find all the details including what you're allowed to use to create your sled.