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Be Inspired in Banff

Destination(s): Banff

Banff’s arts and culture scene is still a well-kept secret, overshadowed by its reputation for all things outdoors. But mountain people have a culture of their own, and people come to Banff to allow the beautiful and natural surroundings inspire their own creativity. And if you know where to look, you may find something that will inspire you. read more about Be Inspired in Banff

Banff Centre (The)

Banff Centre (The)

  • 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
  • tel:403 762 6100
  • Visit website
  • Banff, T1L 1H5

All the creativity and inspiration of the mountains comes together at the Banff Centre, which has been around for almost 77 years, founded in 1933. The Centre offers art showcases, concerts, exhibitions and events, including the well-known Banff Summer Arts Festival.  The festival alone has over 180 performances and events. The Banff Centre also offers cultural events including the Banff Mountain Film and Book festivals, photography competitions, leadership development programs, conferences services and accommodations, with over 400 guest rooms and 60 meeting spaces. Check their website for seasonal events taking place during your visit. read more about Banff Centre (The)

Banff Park Museum

Banff Park Museum

Banff Mountain Book Festival

Banff Mountain Book Festival

  • (The Banff Centre)
  • tel:403 762 6675
  • Visit website
  • Banff, T1L 1H5

There is no better place to celebrate the literature of mountain culture than in Banff, at the Banff Centre, and the Banff Mountain Book Festival is a great event for visitors to get a feel for that culture and see the creativity of the local people. The annual book festival brings together writers, photographers and readers for signings, readings, literary luncheons and book fairs. There's also an international book competition and the festival usually brings in interesting crowds of visitors, local authors and renowned writers. read more about Banff Mountain Book Festival

Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum

Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum