Events This Week
Banff Avenue Block Party
Friday, October 256 – 10 p.m.
Come down and enjoy the beer gardens, live entertainment with The Ramblin Hey Ho Has and The Three Sisters Brothers, and other special surprises from 6 – 10 p.m. Area businesses will set up special mountain culture-themed activities, games, product demos, and more.
Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival
October 26 – November 3
Don’t miss nine epic days filled with stories of remote journeys, ground-breaking expeditions, and cutting-edge adventures told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe. Visit banffcentre.ca for more.
Echoes of the Forest – For Kids
Sunday, October 273 – 5 p.m.
Join the Banff Public Library for Halloween stories, crafts, and a special sound garden with local musician, Garry Gonis. All ages welcome! Story-times will be held at 3:30, 4, and 4:30 p.m. This event is free, and takes place at the Protection and Little Bow Shelters at the Banff Recreation Grounds.
Echoes of the Forest – For Adults
Sunday, October 277 – 8 p.m.
Join the Banff Public for some free Halloween fun! Gather round the fire and enjoy some spine-tingling music and storytelling by local artists, Mandi Kujawa and Garry Gonis. This event takes place at the Protection and Little Bow Shelters at the Banff Recreation Grounds.
Winterstart 5 Miler Night Run
Saturday, October 277 – 8 p.m.
This night run starts at the Caribou Lodge and travels down Banff Avenue towards the Rocky Mountain Resort. Participants carry glow sticks and wear costumes for this annual race. Register at banffwinterstart.ca.
Power Skating for Adults
Wednesdays, November 7 – December 12
7:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Improve your skating skills to better your hockey game. Learn and review forward and backward skating, turns, stops and agility. Full equipment and stick required. We’ll cover the basics and build up to complex turns, stops and skills used in games. Ages 16+. To register, visit banff.ca/register.