Upcoming Events

Canmore Uncorked

May 3, 2017 — May 14, 2017

Canmore Uncorked is an annual 12-day food and drink festival that began in 2014 to celebrate the remarkable dining experiences in Canmore, Alberta.
The Festival consists of daily set-price menus and other culinary experiences at over 40 locations, as well as a series of signature events including the Long Table Dinner. In its first year, the Festival won Alberta’s first-ever award for Collaborative Tourism, and in 2015 the Festival won Event of the Year at the prestigious Canadian Tourism Awards
Canmore Uncorked, the multiple award-winning food festival, returns to Canmore on May 3rd, 2017 for another 12 days of remarkable dining experiences!
Enjoy daily special menus at 40 of Canmore's finest restaurants, plus signature events including wine and beer festivals, the Long Table, and much more.
Canmore Uncorked has been widely recognized for its exciting and innovative signature events that showcase the outstanding talents of Canmore's local chefs. New events are introduced every year, including the Long Table Dinner, The Culinary Symphony, and the Bistro Tour. Stay tuned for 2017’s new events
For a town of 13,000 Canmore offers nearly 100 dining experiences, and attracts some of the finest chefs from Canada and the world. Canmore Uncorked gives you the chance to explore the best!

For more information, visit:
http://www.canmoreuncorked.com/

Canmore Mountain Market

May 25, 2017 — Oct 6, 2017

The Canmore Mountain Market is a summer tradition for over twenty years. Rain or shine, this market showcases a variety of locally and regionally produced items including fresh fruits and vegetables (with seasonal Alberta and B.C. options when available) elk meat, fresh poultry and baked goods. The Market also offers crafts and other locally-produced items to choose from. You might even catch a busker!
The Market is located next to the Canmore Civic Centre Plaza right in the heart of downtown on 7th Avenue. The market will run every Thursday from 10am-6pm May 26th to October 6th.

For more information, visit:
http://www.tourismcanmore.com/canmore-farmers-market

Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Womens Run or Walk

May 27, 2017 — May 28, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Soap Company is Canada’s leader in 100% Natural Bath and Body products. A key aim of the RMSC is to provide healthy, 100% natural bath and body products and to promote a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle.

The Rocky Mountain Soap Women's Run & Walk was initially started in Canmore in order to:
- create safe, fun and inclusive events for women, that inspire the pursuit of an active, healthy and environmentally responsible lifestyle.
- build a community platform that offers knowledge and expertise of selected professionals, as well as supports charitable organizations both culturally and financially.
A healthy post-race reception, well-being stations along the course, a non-competitive atmosphere and amazing swag will make this event an unforgettable experience for women of all ages and fitness levels.

For more information, visit:
http://www.rmswomensrun.com/

5 Peaks Run Canmore

Jun 16, 2017

With trail running races across Canada, 5 Peaks delivers some of the best trails this country has to offer. Our events are hosted at some of the most spectacular natural spaces in the country. Each race takes place on pre-marked natural surface trails with participants running over rocks, roots, tree stumps and logs, through mud puddles, snow and so much more.
Taking approximately 400 – 800 participants per race over some of the country’s most spectacular terrain, all competitors gain a new appreciation for the ease and beauty of enjoying their Region’s backcountry. The series is open to novice through expert athletes with winners in different age categories receiving points & prizing. Following true to 5 Peaks tag line, people are increasingly motivated to GET OFF THE ROAD and onto the trails.
Each event consists of a free Children’s Challenge (50m – 1km), a Kidspeaks Timed Kids Challenge (about 3k), a Sport (5-8 km) entry-level course, and an Enduro (10-15 km) intermediate to advanced course. Certain races will also have a half marathon distance.

The Canmore Nordic Centre will be hosting two races this year. The first race will be hosted on June 10/17 and will feature four races: Sports Course 7km loop, Enduro Course 15.5km loop, Timed Kids Race 3km race and Children’s Challenge 1km. The second race will be held on September 16/17 and will feature five races: Sports Course 6.8km, Enduro Course 13.4km, Half Marathon Course 20.2km, Timed Kids Race 3km race and Children’s Challenge 1km.
*Please remember that the Nordic Center requires that all racers carry bear spray during their run. This is a rule that applies to all events held at the Canmore Nordic Center.
WE ARE PROUDLY A CUP-FREE EVENT!
For all races and events, please bring your own reusable cup/container. Thank-you for being a part of our commitment to the environment!

For more information, visit:
http://www.5peaks.com/

Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival

Jun 23, 2017 — Jun 25, 2017

Come Ride the Rockies!!
June 23,24,and 25, 2017
*MTB Demo Days
*Coaching Clinics
*Beer Tent
*Vendor Expo
*Group Rides
*Jump Jam
*_and so much more!!!

For more information, visit:
https://www.facebook.com/plaidgoatmtb/

Canada Day Celebrations & Street Fair

Jul 1, 2017

Canmore's Canada Day celebrations kick off a free breakfast in Centennial Park, followed by a parade and street fest on Main Street, marching band performances in Centennial Park and a wrap up with fireworks at night.

Canmore Folk Music Festival

Aug 5, 2017 — Aug 7, 2017

The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Adhering to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music, the festival since 1978 has attracted up to 21,000 music fans annually from across southern Alberta, western Canada, the northwestern USA and indeed the world. Taking place over three days of the Heritage Day long weekend in August, the festival features 18 individual acts or performers, an alcohol-free, family-friendly site, a free children’s concert on the Saturday afternoon, a free downtown street dance on the Friday evening and a kids’ area jammed with crafts, puppets, theater, bouncy castle and climbing wall. Its venue is the downtown Centennial Park in the heart of Canmore’s valley bottom. Surrounded on all sides by the majestic Rocky Mountains, the backdrop of breathtaking scenery merely enhances the incredible music pouring forth from three stages all weekend long. Each evening the main stage concert features six hours and six performances highlighting the best of what each has to offer. Our audiences are renowned for their respectful listening, allowing every patron to enjoy the music and every performer to enjoy the rapt attention directed their way. We also have a pub venue within short walking distance.

For more information, visit:
http://canmorefolkfestival.com/

Highland Games

Sep 2, 2017 — Sep 3, 2017

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, food trucks, beer garden, massed bands and more.

For more information, visit:
http://canmorehighlandgames.ca/