Town of Banff Information

Parking Proposal Survey

If you missed the Parking Proposal Workshop last week, there’s still an opportunity to give your input on the plan. Take the survey at It should take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete.

Farmers Market vendors notification

Past and prospective vendors for the Farmers Market in Banff can sign up now to be notified of the result of the Farmers Market Operator Selection process. To learn more, visit

Homegrown community art show 

Applications are now being accepted for the Homegrown Art Show. All Bow Valley residents can apply regardless of age or skill level. Deadline is February 15 and the opening reception is March 6. Visit to download an application.

New Indoor Activities

Free and low cost indoor winter activities and community spaces. Drop-in, no registration required. Below are a few of the new activities:

Tinkering Time

Work on a project, fix something broken, complete a design or upcycle an old item at Tinkering Time, held Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at 214 Banff Avenue, lower level of the Community Foundation, enter through the back doors. Some materials and tools are provided, or you can bring your own. All ages welcome. Parent participation required for those 13 and younger.

Cookie Kitchen with Shirley

Miss the smell of home baked cookies? Help bake or just eat! Shirley will have a new recipe every week using some Food Rescue supplies. Wednesdays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., 101 Bear Street.

Visit for more. 


Governance and Finance Committee

Monday, February 10, 9 a.m., Council Chamber


Monday, February 10, 2 p.m., Council Chamber

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Events This Week

What Lights You Up?

Friday, February 7
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Banff Central Park Gazebo

Right from the Start and the Bow Valley Primary Care Network invite you to a lantern lit walk through Central Park to celebrate community, connection and what lights us up inside! Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo, and then walk begins at 6:45 p.m. Free hot chocolate will be provided! Please bring your own mug and lantern.

Winter Stories and Activities

Saturdays, 1:30 – 4 p.m.
Banff Avenue Square

Join Parks Canada interpreters in Banff Avenue Square for winter stories and activities.

Family Winter Arts Festival

Sunday, February 16
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Banff Centre

Come out to the Banff Centre on Sunday, February 16, 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. and journey into a world of art and imagination with live shows and free and low-cost activities.

Guided Winter Walks

Saturday, February 8
2:30 – 4 p.m. or 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Bundle up for a winter walk with a Parks Canada guide. Come prepared to experience the wonder and cold of the season as you search for signs of Banff’s winter wildlife. Register in person a Parks Canada Visitor Centre staff on Banff Avenue by 12 p.m. the day of the walk.

Digital SLR & Smartphone Photography

Tuesdays, February 25 – March 31
6 – 8 p.m.

Learn how to get quality photos from your Digital SLR and your smartphone. For ages 16+. Held at The Fenlands. $150. Register online at or call 403.762.1251.

ArtsPlace in Banff – Intro to Contemporary Embroidery

Tuesday, February 25
7 – 9:30 p.m.

Learn basic embroidery stitches while creating a beautiful piece that can be displayed as a work of art. $45. Banff Access Program discount available. Visit to register.

Special Event for Filipinos: Adjusting to Life in Canada

Friday, February 21
5:30 – 9 p.m.

101 Bear Street, Banff

Did your family come to Canada in the last few years? Join us for this free special event! Discussion will be in Tagalog, with Filipino experts. Free – registration required. Call 403.762.1144 or email

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