Town of Banff
New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve 

Celebrate the anticipation of 2020 by making the most of 2019. Lots to do for adults and families: downtown Banff is the place to be on December 31.

Main Stage

Main Stage at the intersection of Banff Ave and Wolf St*:
  • 7 p.m. Opening Remarks and Fireshow
  • 7:15 p.m. Narrated Dance Demonstration with Blackfoot Medicine Speaks
  • 7:45 p.m. Fireshow
  • 8 p.m. Swanee & Charlie B
  • 9 p.m. Fireshow
  • 9:15 p.m. Narrated Dance Demonstration with Blackfoot Medicine Speaks
  • 10 p.m. Fireshow
  • 10:15 p.m. The Steadies
  • 11:45 p.m. Fireshow and Countdown to 2020
Don’t forgot to visit the Towards Zero Waste Booth and help us move towards 100% Waste Diversion!

More Fun Activities*:

  • 7-9:30 p.m. Lil Toots Train by Banff Ave and Caribou
  • 7-10:30 p.m. Fat Bike Course by Banff Ave and Caribou
  • 7-10:30 p.m. Hot Chocolate and Entertainment by Entangled Puppetry by Banff Ave and Caribou
  • 7-10:00 p.m. Blackfoot Medicine Speaks by Banff Ave and Elk St.
  • 7-10:00 p.m. Outdoor Games
  • 7-10 p.m. Isabelle La Wonderful and Free Skate rentals at the Skating Rink
  • 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Roam Warming Station and Marshmallows by the Spaghetti Factory
  • 12 a.m. Pyrotechnic Display at the High School Field
*Schedules are subject to change


Driving into Banff? Don’t worry about finding Parking: The Train Station Public Parking Lot will be open on Dec. 31, only a 10 minute walk from the NYE celebrations! Find more parking at


Take transit on New Year's Eve to get around. Check schedules and times at

Road Closures:

To make all this happen we need to make the area safe for staff to set up and residents to celebrate. Banff Ave between Elk and Caribou will be closed starting at 12 p.m. on Dec. 31, reopening on Jan. 1.

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners:

Town of Banff, Parks Canada, Roam, Elk and Avenue, Spaghetti Factory, The Fenlands, Banff and Lake Louise Tourism, Banff Centre, Standish Traffic Services
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