BANFF EVENTSWinter, Spring, Summer and Fall, you’ll find a calendar full of special events and festivals in Banff, Alberta. Celebrate nature, the environment, arts, culture and more.
Banff Springs 125th Celebration
In 2013 The Fairmont Banff Springs, "Canada's Castle in the Rockies" will celebrate 125 years of legendary hospitality. Opened in 1888, the landmark hotel was the inspiration of Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, 19th century railway pioneer and hotel visionary. Anniversary celebrations will run year long including special events, exclusive offers, community engagement and much more.
125th Anniversary Events & Promotions
Banff Centre Speaker Series - Oliver StoneSaturday March 16, 2013
The Banff Centre presents a rare one-on-one in person conversation with Academy Award winning director, producer and screenwriter Oliver Stone, who will be interviewed by the Globe and Mail's featured columnist and new Banff Centre Globe Canada correspondent Ian Brown, followed by an audience question and answer period.
Rocky Mountain Wine & Food FestivalMay 10-11, 2013
Spend the weekend in Banff, celebrating fine wine and gourmet food by experiencing the Grand Tasting Hall on Friday and Saturday along with the multitude of Weekend Wine Events and Late Night Celebrations offered throughout the weekend.
Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival
Bike FestJune 13-16, 2013
Every year, Banff and Lake Louise welcome over 400 road race participants as they wind their way through one of the most beautiful national parks in the world - Banff National Park.
Banff National Park Bike Fest
Subaru Banff Triathlon
Subaru Banff Triathlon
Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival
Banff Mountain Film Festival features the world's best mountain films and speakers. This festival showcases mountain adventures, expeditions, the latest in outdoor equipment and apparel and so much more!
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Christmas Holiday Celebrations
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Resort
Celebrate your favorite Christmas traditions, or create new ones with your family at Fairmont's Castle in the Rockies! From winter wonderland wilderness walks to cookie-decorating, sumptuous brunches to dinner and dancing, you'll find all the ingredients for the best Christmas vacation.
Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel Activities
Town of Banff Activities
Snow Daysmid January - mid February 2014
Celebrate the wonders of this exciting season with Snow Days, a fun-filled month of heart pumping, mid-week activities and weekend festivals jam-packed with adventures of all kinds.
Banff Snow Days