July 15 - 17, 201624 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.
July 1, 2016One 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.
July 30 - August 1, 2016Join us at the 39th 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.Website: www.canmorefolkfestival.com/
September 3 - 4, 2016
Join us for a full slate of events comprising the Highland Games – pancake breakfast, highland dancing, piping and drumming, heavy sports, tug of war, sheep dogs, clan tents, Celtic vendors, Scotch tasting, traditional food and beverages, beer garden, massed bands and more.New this year – food trucks, kids tent and Scotch tasting!
Visit http://www.canmorehighlandgames.ca for more info!
Guided eagle-watching hikes, talks and workshops by noted speakers/interpreters of the golden eagles who migrate high in the local peaks: http://infobanff.com/events/index.php?ev=3934
July 21 - 24, 2016Calgary's ever popular annual Folk Festival attracts many big names in the industry. Single-day tickets and four-day passes may be purchased at the gate, or online at calgaryfolkfest.ticketfly.com
For more info visit: http://www.calgaryfolkfest.com/
July 8 - 17, 2016
The Calgary Stampede brings people from all over the world together to experience Calgary`s unique western heritage and values.Website: cs.calgarystampede.com/
August 18 - 27, 2016GlobalFest is a celebration of multi-culturalism and diversity. Activities include the OneWorld Festival, the Calgary Foundation Centennial World Stage and the world class International Fireworks Competition. Enjoy traditional cuisine, live entertainment, displays, arts, crafts and more. The festivities take place at the corner of 17th Avenue and 60th Street SE in Elliston Park. Website: www.globalfest.ca/
October 14 - 16, 2016Established in 2004, the Calgary Arts and Tattoo Festival is expanding this year to include over 100 artists from across Canada and the rest of the world. A number of other art forms will be on display including sculpture and painting, and the festival will also include all things related to and associated with tattoo culture including choppers, fashion, hotrods and more. A number of local vendors will be onsite for the duration of the festival.