Canmore Canada Local Events

Canmore Alberta, Canada hosts many local events that are of interest to both the vacation traveler and the local community. Make note of any events you'd like to attend while you plan your vacation travel to Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies.

Canmore Festivals & Events

Canmore Arts & Culture

Canmore Nordic Centre Events

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Canmore Festivals & Events

July 1, 2014
Canada Day Parade

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One thing you can count on is Canada Day in Canmore. Our festivities celebrate the special joy of being Canadian. Locals line up early for the pancake breakfast that starts at 8 AM. Main Street is jammed with people who come from all over southern Alberta to view the parade. Truly spending our national day in beautiful Canmore is a pleasure that should not be missed.

August 2 - 4, 2014
Canmore Folk Music Festival
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Join us at the Annual Canmore Folk Music Festival in Centennial Park featuring three days and three stages of folk/roots, blues and world beat from national and international performers. The alcohol-free event includes a global artisan village, food vendor area and family area, as well as a number of free off-site activities. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit at

August 30-31, 2014
Canmore Highland Games

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The Celtic spirit prevails in Canmore when hundreds of participants of Highland Dance, Piping, Drumming, Running and Heavy Sports give their best performances in their quest for excellence.

September 7, 2014
Canmore Rocky Mountain Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

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Take part in one of the races or cheer on over two thousand racers. This is one of the most scenic courses in Canada. The half marathon course follows a beautiful route through woodlands, beside mountain streams, and through a historic mine site, with stunning views of mountain scenery. The track is a combination of asphalt and high quality gravel with several short climbs and winding paths. The half marathon features a gradual incline and then decline of roughly 45m through the last half of the course.

October 25, 2014
Canmore Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary - Travel Raffle & Gala

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3 Prizes Drawn. Grand Prize is Airfare & 5 Nights Accommodation in Waikiki, Hawaii. An evening of song with Amy Bishop, Cory Brewster, Kate Reid & Marion Walsh. Get your ticket now!


Canmore Arts & Culture

Visit the Town of Canmore Arts and Culture web page for information on the Public Art Program, to share an art event or workshop or to read the monthly Arts & Culture Newsletters.

Arts and Culture - Town of Canmore website

Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Winter Events 2012/2013

The Canmore Nordic Centre is the site of many cross-country ski and biathlon events and competitions. To download the Canmore Nordic Centre Event schedule, click on the following link

Canmore Nordic Centre Winter Events 2012 / 2013 (PDF)

Summer Events

Between May and October, a number of events are being held at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Trail running, orienteering courses, mountain bike races, the 24 Hours of Adrenaline and more.

We invite you to submit your events to be added to this Calendar of Events for the Canmore area. Submit your event to


We will use reasonable efforts to include accurate, complete and up-to-date information on our Canmore Events Calendar, but Ltd. makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy, completeness or frequency that it is updated.

If you notice any errors, or if you would like to have your event listed on this page, please contact us.