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Special Banff Events

There are always full of Banff events and festivals lining-up year around in Banff National Park, such as Banff Snowdays in winter, Bike Fest in Summer, Banff Mountain Film Festival in Fall,etc.

Banff Snowdays Jan 10 – Feb 8, 2015

The next coming Banff Snowdays (Jan 10 - Feb 9, 2014) is a month-long celebration of winter with jammed-pack of events and activities. You won't want to miss.

Banff Events Special Offers during Snowdays

Skiing Discount

If you are ski lover, Lake Louise Ski Resort has the following special offers during Banff Snowdays:

1. Children under 12 years old ski FREE on Jan 17th & 18th, 2015

  • 2 Free Child Tickets per 1 Adult Ticket purchased, including Louise Plus Card and any other Lake Louise day ticket (includes Costco ticket).
  • 2 Free Child Tickets per 1 Adult Lake Louise Season Pass Holder.
  • NEW to World Snow Day at Lake Louise Ski Resort - $10 tubing all weekend for the whole family!
  • One $10 tubing ticket with every purchase of a lift ticket.

2. Discover Ski & Snowboard Lessons

  • Receive 20% off Level 1 & 2 Lesson packages if you mention FIS World Snow Day at the time of booking. To book your lesson, call (403) 522 1333.

3. Toonie Day at Mt. Norquay

  • Mt. Norquay offers $2 for a full day of skiing or snowboarding on second Wednesday each month: January 14, 2015, February 11, 2015, March 11, 2015, April 8, 2015

Staying Discount

1. Fairmount Banff Springs Hotel offers celebrating Banff Snowdays: 25% off for 1 night, 30% off for 2 nights, 45% off for 3 or more nights. Plus 20% off treatments at Willow Stream Spa, food and beverage, bowing, winter equipment rentals. Valid from Jan 10 to Feb 8, 2015, Please click here for the detailed Snowdays offer.... If you want to know other special offers from Fairmount Banff Springs, please check out here for other special offers.

or, you can contact Banff Springs at

  • 1-800-275-7544 within North America
  • +1-506-863-6310 Internationally

2. Lake Louise Inn offers Snowdays special pricing start from $149. The inn also has other special offers. Please click here for details...

or, you can contact the Inn at

  • 403-522-3791, or 1-800-661-9237 (Canada & USA Only).
  • info@lakelouiseinn.com

Note: We will update the special offers for every Banff events and festivals. Please book mark this page and come back for further special offers.  


What Does Banff Events Snowdays offer?

The annual festival Snowdays takes place in Banff Downtown Skating Rink, Banff Avenue Square and Central Park.

There are different new special events added to Banff Snowdays each year.

New Exiting Events Added to Snowdays

The following three exiting new events are added this year which you do not want to miss.

  1. Kicking-off Street party meets terrain park showdown at The Big Bear on Jan 10, 2015.
  2. TSN’s annual Skins Game on Jan 11 & 12, 2015 as world-class curlers showcase their talent.

Ice Magic Festival Jan 16-25, 2015 at Lake Louise

International Ice Carving Competition: Jan 16 – 18, 2015

- Watch in amazement as Internationally renowned professional ice carvers work to sculpt towering one-of-a-kind works of art from blocks of solid ice on the shores of Lake Louise. Come to see the piece of art - “Freeze Olympic Fever!”.

Little Chippers Weekend: Jan 24 – 25, 2015  at Samson Mall

- Little Chppers is full of activities for kids. Your kids and you can learn the art and science of ice carving first hand with blocks and carving tools on hand.

MEC Ice Climbing Festival - Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2015

The Canadian Rockies becomes a mecca for ice climbers during a full weekend of activities celebrating the sport of ice climbing. It takes place at Banff Avenue Square.

Pond Hockey Tournament - Feb 21-22, 2015

Chateau Lake Louise organize Pond Hockey Tournament on Lake Louise at weekend after family day every year. It would be Feb 21-22 of this year (2015). Everyone can join the tournament. There are lots locals form their own team and pay $1000 per team to join it.

There are 24 teams this year (2015).

Should you spend whole day just watch or participate the festivals?

No, you do not have to. There are lots activities you can pair with the festival, such as skate, skiing, snowshoeing, dog-sledding, etc.

Sometimes, we skate with the Ice Queen through her life-sized ice castle on Lake Louise. You also can bring your hockey gear to play on the hockey rink at Lake Louise.

Sometimes, we toboggan and skate at Spray Meadows Hill and Ice Rink at behind of Banff Springs Hotel. When you feel cold, there is a fire-pit by the ice rink waiting for you to warm-up. We love this place as we can stay the same place to watch kids to do different activities – skating and tobogganing.

We will always update and add new coming special Banff Events in our site. To ensure you won't miss anything, please book mark this page and come back to check-out.

If you want to know the detail full schedule of the event, please book mark this page and come back in October to check out.

If you want to know further coming Banff events, check here to find out.

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