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Events & Festivals

Easter Bunny

Easter at Lake Louise Ski Resort

The Easter Bunny will make his annual appearance at Lake Louise over the Easter long weekend. He never fails to have a basket full of chocolate eggs, so be sure to come and spend a day or three out at the Rockies' Biggest, Canada's Best!

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.

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Banff Pride Week

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.


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.

November 26-28, 2021 and December 3-5, 2021

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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.

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Ice Magic Festival

Even though the 2022 event has been cancelled, the ice carvers will still be showcasing spectacular carvings around the village, including the Mountaineer Lodge!

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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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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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.


Torchlight Dinner & Ski

The Ultimate Apres Ski Party. Experience Lake Louise Ski Resort at night with a torchlight ski and a fantastic evening of food and entertainment.