Experience the cultural and natural heritage of Banff National Park through a variety of free programs led by Banff Heritage Tourism this summer.
Alpine Discovery Hub:
Get a taste of classic alpine experiences in Banff National Park! Try your hand at setting up a tent, put your artistry skills to the test, enjoy an outdoor board game, get a sneak peek of local art, and much more.
Tuesday-Sunday, June 30 - August 30, Banff Avenue Square, weather permitting. 12pm-4pm.
Off the Beaten Path Walking Tour:
Looking to get a local's taste on Banff? Keen to learn some of the favourite sights, stories and experiences within walking distance of downtown? Join a free walking tour and venture off the beaten path, and uncover little known public art, unique buildings, favourite trails, and some of the characters and stories that have defined Banff.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, July 7 - August 30, Banff Avenue Square, weather permitting. Tours at 12pm & 3pm.
First Nations Traditional Drumming & Dancing Performances:
Feel the beat of the drum as you watch a group of First Nations perform traditional dances in full regalia. This is a great opportunity to learn about and experience First Nations culture firsthand!
Every Thursday, July 9 - August 27, Banff Avenue Square. Performances at 12pm & 2pm.
Historical Walking Tours:
Learn about the natural and human history of Lake Louise - part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site! The tour also visits the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Deer Lodge for an inside look at the architectural history of these incredible buildings. Meet near the canoe docks on the shores of Lake Louise. Free, maximum of 15 participants per tour.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, June 29 - August 29, weather permitting. Tours at 10:00am, 11:30pm, 2:00pm and 3:30pm.
Supported by Brewster Travel Canada.