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Banff's Special Events

  1. Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

    October 26, 2019 - November 3, 2019 @ Banff Centre

    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.

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  2. Halloween Bonfire

    October 31, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Banff Recreation Grounds

    Join us for this annual family-friendly Halloween event, sponsored by the Banff Firefighters Association in partnership with the Town of Banff. Enjoy free hot dogs and hot chocolate by the bonfire and enjoy the pyrotechnics show. Don't forget to wear your costumes!

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Community Programs, Activities & Drop-In Sports

  1. Drop-in Fitness 50+

    October 31, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 101 Bear Street (above the library) in the Pioneer Room

    50+ Fitness focuses on cardiovascular, coordination, balance and core strength. All abilities welcome. For ages 50+.

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  2. Preschool Storytime

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    A half-hour drop-in program for children ages 2-6 and their parents/caregivers. We explore a different theme each week featuring rhymes, songs, and stories which help your child to develop early literacy skills.

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  3. Baby Storytime

    October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    A half-hour drop-in program for children ages 0-2 and their parents/caregivers. We explore a different theme each week featuring rhymes, songs, and stories which help to promote early language development and positive child-adult interaction and bonding.

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  4. Community Table Lunch

    October 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street, above the library

    Join us for a selection of delicious food including homemade soup, breads and salads. There is a kids zone, pop-up cooking demos and cultural events. Every week is different. Make new friends and find out what’s happening in our community. Watch social media for pop-up information. Community Table Lunch is also a Banff Food Rescue distribution point.

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  5. Public Skating

    October 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Everyone is welcome at drop-in public skating. Helmets are recommended.

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  6. Drop-in Shinny 16+

    October 31, 2019, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Shinny is an informal game of hockey. Full gear is required.

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  7. Drop-in Shinny 40+

    October 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Shinny 40+ is an informal game of hockey. Full gear required. For ages 40+.

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  8. The Basement – Youth Drop-in, Grades 7-8

    October 31, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Banff Canmore Community Foundation

    The Basement is a youth drop-in space at the Banff Canmore Community Foundation. It’s a place where youth can hang out, play games, do homework, work on art projects, create music or just socialize. There are board games, foosball, a shuffleboard table, guitars and keyboard, books, WiFi and even a popcorn machine. There will also be weekly activities like rock climbing, skateboarding, bowling and more. Healthy snacks available. Check out the monthly schedule at banff.ca/thebasement. This program is generously supported by the Pauw Foundation.

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  9. Drop-in Public Swimming

    October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  10. Drop-in Sticks & Pucks

    October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Parents will get to work with their kids on puck handling and shooting skills on the ice in an informal and safe environment. Helmets and gloves required. All ages welcome.

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  11. Games Night

    October 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street, above the library

    Come to the Pioneer Room to play Magic: The Gathering. Cards and instruction provided. All ages and abilities.

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  12. Drop-in Badminton

    October 31, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Banff Elementary School

    Thursdays Drop-in Badminton is open to players 13+. All skill levels welcome.

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  13. Drop-in Table Tennis

    October 31, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Banff Elementary School

    Drop-in Table Tennis is Thursdays at Banff Elementary School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to all skill levels. For ages 13+.

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  14. Drop-in Sticks & Pucks

    October 31, 2019, 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Parents will get to work with their kids on puck handling and shooting skills on the ice in an informal and safe environment. Helmets and gloves required. All ages welcome.

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  15. Drop-in Soccer

    October 31, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Banff Elementary School

    Join a drop-in soccer game at Banff Elementary School. All skill levels welcome. For ages 16+.

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  16. Drop-in Shinny 16+

    October 31, 2019, 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Shinny is an informal game of hockey. Full gear is required.

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