Activities

Stay tuned for a full update on 2018 activities... but you can expect at least this and more!

Thursday November 22: Open 5pm-8pm

  • 5pm-8pm: Opening Evening- Bow Valley Christmas Party!! Meet the artists, enjoy first dibs on shopping, and judge for yourself the winner of the Christmas Cocktail Competition.

Friday November 23rd: 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 outside Christmas Drink Bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 10am - 11am: Kids Christmas Story telling time: meet at Santa's house outside in an heated tent for a wonderful hour of story telling by the Banff Library.

  • 1pm - 3pm: Sleigh Rides. Enjoy our mountain from a very special vantage point! Sleigh Rides will be departing from and returning to the Banff Christmas Market and Banff Trail Riders will be your guide. We care for the horses and the safety of our guests, which means sleigh rides are weather dependent (enough snow, no ice, etc.). Booking and payment required on site.

  • 4pm - 6pm: Santa is Here! It's photo time for your kids or the kid in you. This year Santa will have it's own house outside and we will have a professional photographer on site. You will be able to buy a printed version or buy your electronic copy. This is where we are also helping Santas Anonymous. Bring a toy or give some money to support the hamper drive.

  • 6pm - 6:30pm: Opening ceremony! More info to come soon. Just plan to be there and cut and bring your caroling song copy from the Crag and Canyon from the week of the Market.

Saturday November 24th: Open 10am - 8pm

  • 10am - 6pm: All Day Shopping. One of a kind shopping experience for unique fashions and handcrafted gifts along live entertainment, fire, and fantastic food including a new outside Christmas Drink Bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 10am - 11am: Kids Christmas Story telling time: meet at Santa's house outside in an heated tent for a wonderful hour of story telling by the Banff Library.

  • 11am - 2pm: Santa is Here! It's photo time for your kids or the kid in you. his year Santa will have it's own house outside and we will have a professional photographer on site. You will be able to buy a printed version or buy your electronic copy. This is where we are also helping Santas Anonymous. Bring a toy or give some money to support the hamper drive.

  • 1pm - 3pm: Sleigh Rides. Enjoy our mountain from a very special vantage point! Sleigh Rides will be departing from and returning to the Banff Christmas Market and Banff Trail Riders will be your guide. We care for the horses and the safety of our guests, which means sleigh rides are weather dependent (enough snow, no ice, etc.). Booking and payment required on site.

Sunday November 25th: 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 outside Christmas Drink Bar by Park Distillery from Banff.

  • 10am - 11am: Kids Christmas Story telling time: meet at Santa's house outside in an heated tent for a wonderful hour of story telling by the Banff Library.

  • 11am - 2pm: Santa is Here! It's photo time for your kids or the kid in you. his year Santa will have it's own house outside and we will have a professional photographer on site. You will be able to buy a printed version or buy your electronic copy. This is where we are also helping Santas Anonymous. Bring a toy or give some money to support the hamper drive.

  • Noon - 3pm: Live music

  • 1pm - 3pm: Sleigh Rides. Enjoy our mountain from a very special vantage point! Sleigh Rides will be departing from and returning to the Banff Christmas Market and Banff Trail Riders will be your guide. We care for the horses and the safety of our guests, which means sleigh rides are weather dependent (enough snow, no ice, etc.). Booking and payment required on site.

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