Upcoming Courses and Events
Melissa's Road Race
Saturday, September 24
Melissa's Road Race runs again in Banff this year. All racers hit Banff’s streets starting at 10:30 a.m. from the recreation grounds and over the Bow River Bridge, which will be completely closed for 45 minutes. Thousands of runners will be participating on the big day, so there will be traffic interruptions throughout town to accommodate the race. Learn more about the race route, road closures and traffic detours at banff.ca/RoadClosures.
Volunteer Appreciation Barbecue
Wednesday, October 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Register by Wednesday, September 28
To say thanks, The Town of Banff is hosting a barbecue for volunteers from local community organizations in the Banff area. Join us on October 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Town Hall, and celebrate with food, door prizes and more! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP with your full name and the organization that you volunteer with by Wednesday, September 28.
PD Fridays, 12 – 4:30 p.m.
Mountain Adventurers is an outdoor program for kids in Grades 4 – 5 and 6 – 8 on PD
half day Fridays. Your child will enjoy instructor-led trips filled with adventure and fun, for only $5! To view the full schedule, visit banff.ca/MountainAdventurers. This program is generously supported by the Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation.
Bystander Intervention Training
Thursday, September 29, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In partnership with the Bow Valley Harmony Project, Banff and Lake Louise Hospitality Association is pleased to present this session. Learn how to be an engaged and active bystander, the importance of supporting victims and the effect that trauma can have on a person, drink spiking, and creating safer establishments in the community. Open to employees and employers in Banff & Lake Louise, free of charge. Space is limited with preference to BLLHA members. Register at bllhma.wildapricot.org/Events.
Celebrate with Banff Pride
September 30 – October 10
Take part in 11 days of drag shows, live music and a healthy dose of outdoor fun! Join Banff Pride as locals and visitors alike celebrate diversity in Canada’s most iconic mountain town this fall. Visit BanffPride.ca to learn more, get involved, and find full event details.
Banff Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Banff Farmers Market is held every Wednesday at the Banff Park Museum parking lot. Enjoy live music, and vendors selling everything from produce and baking, to artisan goods. Learn more at TheBanffFarmersMarket.com. The Farmers Market runs until October 5.