New Year's Eve


The Town of Banff welcomes residents and visitors of all ages to Banff’s community New Year’s Eve celebration in Central Park. 

Celebrate in the Park

Banff Central Park, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. 
Bid farewell to 2023 and get ready for 2024 with free programming for all ages!  

Featuring live music from local and regional artists, such as local favorites Charlie B & Swanee, and headliners The Steadies, a high-energy, four-piece Canadian power band that are sure to get you moving!  

Join us for Indigenous dance performances and a tipi display, the Lil Toot train for toddlers, winter activities, and, of course, hot chocolate and fire-roasted marshmallows.  

Please note: Banff Avenue will not be closing this year.  

If the weather doesn’t cooperate, a modified event will take place at The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre from 6 – 10 p.m. Bring your skates and helmets!

Midnight Pyrotechnics

Banff Central Park, 12 a.m. 

Count down the last minutes of 2023 and celebrate the arrival of 2023 with low altitude, low noise pyrotechnics.

These are family-friendly events so please leave alcohol and cannabis at home.

Since 2018, the Town of Banff has used pyrotechnics display rather than traditional fireworks to decrease the noise impact on wildlife, as a responsible measure in a national park.  Even though the use of pyrotechnics reduced noise because there is no secondary explosion and the low altitude reduced the distance of sound travel, the shows still produced noise, bright flashes, smoke at crowd level and litter that had to be carefully recovered.  

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