Activities

Stay tuned for a full update on 2019 activities... but you can expect at least this and more!

Friday, November 15: Open 10am - 8pm

  • 10am - 8pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along with live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outdoor lounge bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 11am - 8pm: Outdoor Lounge Bar by Park Distillery open

  • 11:30am - 2:30pm: Live Music: Artist TBD. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

  • 4pm - 6pm: Santa is here! Get your photo taken with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes for the holiday season. Perfect for the kids, of the kid in you! Free with admission.

  • 4:30pm - 7:30pm: Live Music: Andy Loops. Check out this one man show as Andy Loops puts on a musical performance you won’t want to miss! Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

  • 6pm - 6:30pm: Tree Lighting Ceremony. Come join us for the official 2019 Banff Christmas Market kick off as we light our 12 foot Christmas Tree!

Saturday, November 16: Open 10am - 5pm

  • 10am - 5pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along with live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outdoor lounge bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 10am - 3pm: Santa is here! Get your photo taken with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes for the holiday season. Perfect for the kids, of the kid in you! Free with admission.

  • 11am - 5pm: Outdoor Lounge Bar by Park Distillery open

  • 11:30am - 2:30pm: Live Music: Alanna J Brown. Come hear the magical voice of local singer/songwriter/arranger, Alanna J Brown, as she performs some of your Christmas favourites as well as her own repertoire. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

  • 1pm- 3pm: Sleigh Rides: Enjoy our mountain town from a very special vantage point! Sleigh Rides will be departing from and returning to the Banff Christmas Market & Banff Trail riders will be your guide. Please note, sleigh rides are weather dependent.

  • 3pm - 4pm: Live Music: Bow Valley Chorus. We are excited to announce the Bow Valley Chorus, now in their 15th year of choral existence, will be performing classic Christmas compositions for your enjoyment.

  • 4pm - 5pm: Live Music: Alanna J Brown. Come hear the magical voice of local singer/songwriter/arranger, Alanna J Brown, as she performs some of your Christmas favourites as well as her own repertoire. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

  • 6pm: Santa Clause Parade. The Banff Christmas Market will be closing at 5pm on Saturday so Santa doesn’t miss his parade! See you on Banff Ave!

Sunday, November 17: Open 10am - 4pm

  • 10am - 4pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along with live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outdoor lounge bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 11am - 2pm: Santa is here! Get your photo taken with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes for the holiday season. Perfect for the kids, of the kid in you! Free with admission.

  • 11am - 4pm: Outdoor Lounge Bar by Park Distillery open

  • 11:30am - 2:30pm: Live Music: Artist Phillip Alexander Nugent. Check out this Yukon'-born folk-rock artist who now called the Bow Valley Home. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

Friday, November 22: Open 10am - 8pm

  • 10am - 8pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along with live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outdoor lounge bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 11am - 8pm: Outdoor Lounge Bar by Park Distillery open

  • 11:30am - 2:30pm: Live Music: Heather Jean Jordan. Heather Jean Jordan’s fresh and timeless sound will charm you back to a time long past- one you didn’t know you remember, and won’t soon forget. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

  • 4pm - 6pm: Santa is here! Get your photo taken with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes for the holiday season. Perfect for the kids, of the kid in you! Free with admission.

  • 4:30pm - 7:30pm: Live Music: Tyson McNamara from Twos a Crowd. Foot tapping classics from this local musician that will have the whole family singing (and dancing) along. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

Saturday, November 23: Open 10am - 8pm

  • 10am - 8pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along with live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outdoor lounge bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 11am - 2pm: Santa is here! Get your photo taken with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes for the holiday season. Perfect for the kids, of the kid in you! Free with admission.

  • 11am - 8pm: Outdoor Lounge Bar by Park Distillery open

  • 11:30am - 2:30pm: Live Music: Alanna J Brown. Come hear the magical voice of local singer/songwriter/arranger, Alanna J Brown, as she performs some of your Christmas favourites as well as her own repertoire. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

  • 1pm- 3pm: Sleigh Rides: Enjoy our mountain town from a very special vantage point! Sleigh Rides will be departing from and returning to the Banff Christmas Market & Banff Trail riders will be your guide. Please note, sleigh rides are weather dependent.

  • 3pm - 4pm: Live Music: Bow Valley Chorus. We are excited to announce the Bow Valley Chorus, now in their 15th year of choral existence, will be performing classic Christmas compositions for your enjoyment.

  • 4:30pm - 7:30pm: Live Music: Mars Blackman. Enjoy the soothing vocals of local husband & wife duo! Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

Sunday, November 24: Open 10am - 4pm

  • 10am - 4pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along with live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outdoor lounge bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 11am - 2pm: Santa is here! Get your photo taken with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes for the holiday season. Perfect for the kids, of the kid in you! Free with admission.

  • 11am - 4pm: Outdoor Lounge Bar by Park Distillery open

  • 11:30am - 2:30pm: Live Music: The Sonabellas. Come enjoy the beautiful holiday sounds of this all-female a cappella group. Live music in hosted in the Beer Gardens so you can enjoy a hot drink at our outdoor lounge bar hosted by Park Distillery and relax around the fire to enjoy the live music.

* Please note schedule subject to change without notice and more will be added as we get closer to the date.