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As Canada’s home for arts training and creation, Banff Centre presents over 400 public performances, events, and exhibitions annually.

Take advantage of your night in Banff to attend an exciting outdoor show, a classical music recital, a dance performance, a visual arts exhibition, or to mingle with the best artists from Canada and around the world during the free artist talks and open studio events!

2018 Highlights:

  • Featuring A Tribe Called Red, Xavier Rudd, Blue Rodeo, Dear Rouge and so much more!
  • Performances, activities and exhibitions for all ages
  • An artistic and educational outing

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Renowned arts and cultural hub

With over 400 public performances, events, and exhibitions annually, there’s sure to be an event that interests you!

Something for everyone

Banff Centre is committed to providing quality cultural experiences for all ages.
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The majority of events presented by Banff Centre take place right here on our beautiful campus in the Rocky Mountains. On occasion some special events are held in the town of Banff.
The campus is only a 10 minute walk from the centre of town. If you drive, there is free parking on-site. Alternatively, you may choose to take a taxi ride up the hill from the centre of town.
Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines.
Annual events include the Banff Mountain Film + Book Festival, Children’s Festival and the Summer Classical Musical Series. Aside from these, there are various events held year round including musical, theatre, dance and literary events.
Ticket prices vary, and many shows have senior/student and child tickets available.
Please note that there is a strict no refunds policy.
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