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SnowDays

Community Novelty Races, Family Fun Banff National Park

Celebrate Winter At SnowDays

January 15 - 26, 2020

The magical allure of Banff and Lake Louise is yours to discover. Alongside its world-class skiing and astounding wilderness, the essence of mountain culture comes to life during SnowDays, a vibrant winter festival in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Warm up to winter with international ice carving competitions, snow sculpture exhibitions, exclusive culinary offerings, cozy après-ski culture, the thrill of skijoring, and the invigorating SnowDays Play Zone. This calendar of events will be the highlight of the season. Here, you’ll fall in love with the snowiest days of the year.

Schedule of Events

Ice Magic

Discover an iridescent winter wonderland of ice castles, ice bars and ice sculptures in Lake Louise.

Tribute Craft Spirits Celebration

Taste locally-crafted spirits and delicious new-to-you cocktails at the Outdoor Tasting Experience.

Snow Sculptures

Catch the action as sculptors create gigantic monuments out of snow, to be on display throughout Banff.

SnowDays Play Zone

Tube down the snow slide or spin around the rink at the Play Zone where there’s fun for the whole family.

Skijoring

Watch teams of athletes and horses descend on Banff Avenue with trick-riding and ski stunts!

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Calendar of Events

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