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SnowDays Banff and Lake Louise

Celebrate Winter At SnowDays

January 18 - 29, 2023

Every January Banff and Lake Louise comes alive with the annual Snowdays celebration. The streets of downtown Banff transform into larger-than-life winter galleries with giant snow sculptures to be found throughout; Lake Louise turns into a frozen wonderland with the sparkling ice sculptures of Ice Magic; the thrill of Skijoring and the Snowdays Play Zone come alive in the heart of Banff; and specialty cocktails and menus can be found at an array of restaurants for the Tribute Craft Spirits Festival.

Snow Sculptures

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

SnowDays Play Zone

Find laughter and smiles all round at the SnowDays Play Zone where there’s fun for the whole family.

Tribute Craft Spirits Celebration

Taste delicious cocktails made with locally-crafted spirits from the best distilleries in Alberta and BC.

Ice Magic

Marvel at the sparkling ice sculptures as you wander through a winter wonderland in Lake Louise.


Experience the thrill of skijoring, an exhilarating blend of ski and cowboy culture.

How will you indulge your sense of adventure on your SnowDays holiday? Our three world-class ski resorts are waiting to welcome you, fluffy pow at the ready. The cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails of the park are more picturesque than ever, and the iconic Lake Louise ice rink invites you to skate and play in the quintessential Canadian experience.  

Continue your SnowDays adventure with an unforgettable dog-sled or horse drawn sleigh ride through a snow-covered valley or feel the exhilaration as you whizz down the slopes at the Norquay or Lake Louise tube parks. Have the greatest winter days ever during SnowDays in Banff and Lake Louise.

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