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Things To Do In Banff & Canmore At Christmas | Christmas In The Canadian Rockies

Are you coming to Banff or Canmore during this festive season? Check out the top activities you can do while you are visiting!

Skiing, Snowboarding, And Snow Tubing

Banff is renowned for its world-class ski resorts. Hit the slopes at Banff Sunshine Village, Lake Louise Ski Resort, or Mount Norquay for some winter sports fun. There is also snow tubing at Lake Louise and Mount Norquay which is great fun for all the family.

Ice Skating In The Canadian Rockies

Lace-up your skates and head to the Banff Community High School rink, Fenlands Outdoor Rink, or Lake Louise for outdoor ice skating surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. Stop for a warm coffee and treat after skating. Always check for safe ice conditions!

Ride The Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The view is especially breathtaking when covered in snow.

Relax At The Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs and enjoy the warm waters while surrounded by a winter wonderland.

Canmore Rotary Festival Of Trees

Stop by the Malcolm Hotel in Canmore to check out the awesome Festival of Trees, over 80 trees decorated with fun and unique designs. It's free to enter, and you can do a walk along Spring Creek to downtown after the festival.

Dog Sledding

Experience the thrill of dog sledding through the snowy trails. It's a unique way to explore the winter landscapes.


Strap on some snowshoes and explore the winter trails around Banff. This is a great way to experience the serene beauty of the area.

Sleigh Rides

Take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snow-covered landscapes. It's a charming and festive way to enjoy the winter scenery. There are sleigh rides available at both Lake Louise and Banff.

Canmore Nordic Centre

The Canmore Nordic Centre is a hub for winter sports. Explore the trails, participate in events, or simply enjoy the snowy surroundings.

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