Community Events

Shred Kelly LIVE

December 7 @ Drake Pub

Stoke Folk pioneers, Shred Kelly return to Canmore’s Drake Pub for another night of fun. Soaked in electric crescendos and folk tinged sing-along anthems, Shred Kelly is known for their high energy live show that ignites dance floors with their alternative folk sound. Showtime at 10p.m. Tickets online or at venue.


Seeds of Enrichment Christmas Market

December 9-10 @ Miner’s Union Hall

Seeds of Enrichment’s 3rd annual Christmas Market fundraiser will have multiple vendors selling something for everyone. Come put a little African beat in your Christmas rhythm as you shop around the 25+ vendors and pick up something for everyone on your list. Famous bake table is back with delicious sweets, and live music will be performed by Bow Valley Youths.


Life at Altitude 2.0

December 11 @ artsPlace

In celebration of International Mountain Day. Join us for a night of tales from the trails, mountains and beyond! Featuring a slideshow with photographer Paul Zizka and a talk by Dr. Bill Hanlon, Founder and Medical Director of Basic Health International. A selection of films from the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will follow, including The Curve of Time, To the Top, and Loved By All: The Story of Apa Sherpa.


Canmore 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup

December 8–18 @ Canmore Nordic Centre

With over 100 of the world’s best para-athletes, this international world-class event will take place at the world-renowned Canmore Nordic Centre. Para-Nordic skiing is a sport for participants with physical impairment (classified in three categories—sitting, standing and athletes with visual challenges). Most of the elite athletes compete in both cross-country skiing and biathlon races.


Mountain Made December Christmas Market

December 16 @ Elevation Place

Join us for our December Mountain Made Christmas Market at Elevation Place, Canmore. We will have an amazing line up of hand-picked artisans from the Bow Valley and beyond for your last-minute Christmas shopping experience. From frozen curry to jewellery, handknitted toques to photography, hand cream to pottery, books and paintings and much more.


Bow Valley Chorus presents Handel’s Messiah

December 17, 8p.m. @ Silvertip Resort
A Christmas tradition, Handel’s Messiah is performed by our much-loved Bow Valley Chorus under the musical direction of Mr. John Goulart. Bow Valley Chorus has become a vital and integral part of the Banff-Canmore cultural community. They are now proudly in their fifteenth year of wonderful choral existence! See for more details.