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artSPeak Canmore Arts Festival


This exciting annual weekend festival celebrates Canmore’s artistic spirit by featuring performing artists and artisans, an art walk, a literary festival, film screening, and street performers. Presented by the Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation, artsPeak offers festival guests a wonderful and inspiring array of venues and activities to see and experience and most artsPeak venues and presentations are Free to the Public!


Canada Day Parade

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - Saturday, June 1, 2013
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 7:30 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.

Canmore Triathlon

Monday, August 19, 2013 - Monday, August 19, 2013

Olympic Distance: Swim 1500m – Bike 40km – Run 10km
Sprint Distance: Swim 500m – Bike 20km – Run 5km
Offering a first class event staged in a pristine lake framed by the spectacular Rocky Mountains. The bike course is set along the incredibly scenic Three Sister’s Parkway leading competitors to the Canmore Nordic Centre for a paved forest lined run with an Olympic stadium finish.

24 Hours of Adrenalin Mountain Bike Race

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - Saturday, July 20, 2013

24 Hours of Adrenalin is the fastest growing mountain bike event series in North America, and it comes to Canmore as a spectacular annual event. The sporting part of 24 Hours of Adrenaline revolves around a massive relay, where solo riders or teams of up to ten people compete to ride as many laps as possible in a 24-Hour time frame.



Canmore Folk Music Festival

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - Monday, August 5, 2013

Join us at the 36th 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.


2014 Alberta Winter Games

In 2014, Alberta’s best young athletes will gather in the picturesque Rocky Mountains for the 20th Alberta Winter Games. The communities of Banff and Canmore will jointly host Alberta’s largest multi-sport competition.

Athletes ranging in age from 11 to 17 will compete in traditional winter sports, as well as various indoor sports such as volleyball, rhythmic gymnastics and wrestling. The number of participants is similar to an Olympic Winter Games, with more than 3,000 athletes, coaches and officials taking part.