Icefields Parkway
Upcoming Events

The communities of Banff and Jasper offer visitor experiences year round with special events and festivals that showcase the essence of Canadian Rockies culture. Whether we are celebrating Canada Day in our National Parks, opening days of the ski season, bears coming out of hibernation, art and photography, ice carving competitions or climbing and cycling competitions, we love a great festival and event. At the Mount Robson Inn in Jasper and Mountaineer Lodge in Lake Louise you will find accommodations paired with such events and festivals.

Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival

October 31, 2020 — November 8, 2020

Join us in Banff, Alberta, Canada this fall to celebrate over 40 years of cutting-edge adventure and exploration from filmmakers and authors around the globe at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.  The Festival happens over nine days each fall and features stories of profound journeys, unexpected adventures and ground-breaking expeditions told by renowned authors, photographers, adventurers and filmmakers from around the globe. Days after the Festival, our World Tour launches, bringing films to fans in over 40 countries.

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WinterStart Festival - Banff & Lake Louise

November 20, 2020 — December 31, 2020

Discover the holiday spirit in Banff and Lake Louise, where timeless traditions meet inspired festivities. Here you will relish every unforgettable moment with an extraordinary winter retreat in the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. This year is about giving yourself the freedom and time to create meaningful family experiences. In a season filled with a hundred things to do, find the one that truly matters: being present with the ones you love.

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Jasper in January

January 15, 2021 — January 31, 2021

Celebrate the season with everything that makes our chilliest months also our most memorable. Your nose might be cold but your heart has never been warmer.

Activities include;

  • Ice Climbing 101, Live Music, Dark Sky Snowshoe, Dogsledding, Sleighrides and Yoga events
  • Brewery tours, WIne in Winter, Whiskey, Wine & Hops event
  • Lole Wellness Weekend, ATCO Street Party & Fireworks, Yoga, Dark Sky Snowshoe, Chili cook-off and much more. 


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Banff & Lake Louise SnowDays

January 20, 2021 — January 31, 2021

he magical allure of Banff and Lake Louise is yours to discover. Alongside its world-class skiing and astounding wilderness, the essence of mountain culture comes to life during SnowDays, a vibrant winter festival in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Warm up to winter with Ice Magic International Ice Carving Competition, the SnowDays Snow Sculptures Competition and Exhibition, exclusive culinary offerings, cozy après-ski culture, the thrill of skijoring, and the invigorating SnowDays Play Zone. This calendar of events will be the highlight of the season. Here, you’ll fall in love with the snowiest days of the year.. 

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