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.

Miette Hot Springs Operating Season

May 3, 2019 — October 6, 2019

Miette Hot Springs, located in Alberta’s Jasper National Park, feature the hottest hot springs in the Canadian Rockies. The natural hot springs water flows from the mountain at 54°C (129°F), the water is then cooled to a comfortable temperature of 40°C (104°F) as it enters the hot springs pool.  Miette Hot Springs beautiful location and luxurious water makes it one of the top things to do in Jasper National Park and one of Alberta’s best kept secrets. Whether it is the quiet peaceful panorama surrounding the hot springs or the scenic drive along the wild Fiddle valley, Miette Hot Springs is a unique experience that will keep you coming back year after year.

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Alberta Culture Days

September 27, 2019 — September 30, 2019

Celebrate Alberta Culture Days and nationwide Culture Days in Banff in September 2019. Get a behind the scenes look at the rich art, culture, and history of this authentic mountain community with a variety of exciting events and activities including artist receptions, tours, live performances, and heritage interpretation.

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Jasper’s Dark Sky Festival

October 18, 2019 — October 27, 2019

Jasper's Dark Sky invites stargazing adventurers to get lost in the wonder of one of the world's largest dark sky preserves. As daylight hours begin to recede, October is the ideal time to celebrate the skies with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival, an ever-growing celebration aimed at connecting all ages to our universe and beyond.  This free festival has quickly become one of Jasper's signature events. Check Jasper Dark Sky Festival for a full listing of events that are taking place. October is also Dark Sky month in Jasper National Park and there are many great events happening throughout the month. 

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Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival

October 26, 2019 — November 3, 2019

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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