Events This Week
Banff International Quartet Competition
August 26 – September 1
The Banff International String Quartet Competition features the world's finest young string quartets as they descend upon the Canadian Rockies as part of the 13th annual Competition. Tickets available for audience members. Hosted at the Banff Centre.
Drop-In Sticks and Pucks
Sunday, September 1
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Drop-in Sticks & Pucks is unstructured ice time for all ages. Work on stick handling or just have fun on the ice. Helmets and gloves are required.
Banff Mountain Market
Wednesday, September 4
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Banff Mountain Market will be in Central Park every Wednesday, ending October 2. The market features local and regional vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artwork, jewelry, apparel, beauty products, coffee, artisan foods, pottery, photography and other handcrafted goods.
Banff Mountain Music Festival
September 7 – 8
The Banff Mountain Music Festival features some of the best local music talent in the Bow Valley. Join us for this two-day free event in Central Park. In addition to live music, there will be food vendors, an artisan market and beer garden.
Ice Sport Gear Swap
Sunday, September 152 – 5 p.m.
Banff Minor Hockey, Banff Curling Club and Banff Skating Club present the inaugural Gear Swap. Stop by and pick up your equipment for this upcoming season of ice sports and enjoy a fundraising BBQ for Kids Sport.
Have gear to sell? Visit banff.ca/register to book your table. Tables are $10 each. Profits support Kids Sports in the Bow Valley.
The Basement – Youth Drop-In
Mondays and Wednesdays: Grade 5 & 6
Tuesdays and Thursdays: Grade 7 & 8
3 – 6 p.m.
The Basement is a new youth drop-in centre below the Banff Canmore Community Foundation. It’s a space where youth can hang out, play games, do homework, work on art projects, create music, or just socialize. There are board games, foosball, shuffleboard, instruments, books, WiFi and a popcorn machine. There will be weekly activities – rock climbing, skateboarding, bowling and more. Healthy snacks available daily. This program is generously supported by the Pauw Foundation.