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Canmore Events & Festivals

Find out all the Things to Do in Canmore Alberta! Know what restaurant has a special tonight. Check out our Calendar of Events! Canmore hosts many local events that are of interest to both the vacation traveler and the local community. There is always something to do in this Rocky Mountain town. 

May 2023

Gord March: LIVE Music at the Canmore Golf & Curling Club

Friday, May 5, 2023 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Canmore Golf & Curling Club

LIVE MUSIC at the club! Friday, May 5th, join Gord March and Friends at Sandtraps for an evening of entertainment, food and drink! First come, first serve, see you then!

Make it for Mom at Crock-a-Doodle

Friday, May 5, 2023 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm


Drop your little artist(s) off at the studio for a night of pottery painting fun (and a little time to yourself!) Children ages 5 to 11 will paint a special gift for Mother’s Day, decorate a bag, and play games...

Canmore Hip to Be Square Dance

Friday, May 5, 2023 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Canmore Miner's Hall

Hip To Be Square Canmore! A square dance with live music and the Single Ladies String Band, proceeds benefitting the Pine Tree Players. Join us for a spring square dance, with caller Leslie Gotfrit. Dust off your boots and get...

Mother's Day Apparel Event: Buy More! Save More!

May 8, 2023 - May 15, 2023

Silvertip Resort Pro Shop

Mother's Day Buy More! Save More! Women's Apparel Event at Silvertip Resort. Buy 1 Get 10% off! Buy 2 Get 15% off! Buy 3 Get 20% off your entire purchase at the Pro Golf Shop. (in-store only)

DIY Comedy Tour at artsPlace

Friday, May 12, 2023 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm


A comedy tour featuring 3…4 amazing comedians! Fresh off his appearance in Canada’s Got Talent (CTV), Scott Porteous (Herbert Henries) is on tour with friends, Frank Russo (Sudbury LOL Festival) and Mike Payne (Cottage Country Comedy Festival). This stand-up comedy...

Mom & Me Tea at Crock-a-Doodle: Paint Pottery

Sunday, May 14, 2023


Join us on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14, for our Mom n’ Me Tea! Spend quality, creative time together with Mom/Grandma, painting pottery and enjoying tea and treats. A $20 deposit is required to secure your table.We’ll have two seatings:12:3...

Give the Gift of Brunch This Mother's Day at Chez Francois

Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 7:00am - 3:00pm

Chez Francois

Say "I love you" to your MOM with Mother's Day Brunch at Chez Francois. It's casual but delicious with an ala carte menu and no reservations.

Mother's Day Brunch at Stewart Creek

Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 9:30am - 10:30am

Stewart Creek

Join them at Stewart Creek May 14th for Mother’s Day Brunch! Chef Graham has put together a spectacular buffet for everyone to enjoy…(come hungry ) There will be a buffet of breakfast, lunch, and dinner items with a dessert bar...

Mother's Day Brunch at Silvertip Resort

Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 9:30am - 2:00pm

Silvertip Resort

On May 14th, treat your mom to a luxurious Mother’s Day Brunch at Silvertip Resort, nestled within the Rocky Mountains. Celebrate the most special woman in your life with an unforgettable culinary experience that will make her feel pampered and...

Mother's Day Brunch at The Stirling Lounge

Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 10:00am - 3:00pm

Stirling Grill & Lounge

This Mother’s Day, show your mom how much you care by treating her to a special brunch at the Stirling Grill & Lounge. Our lavish buffet offers a wide range of delicious dishes for all tastes. Book your table today...

Family Hiking: Making it as easy as 1-2-3: An Earth Talk Presentation

Monday, May 15, 2023 at 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Canmore Public Library

Another night of the Earth Talks Series! Join Lynda Pianosi, writer and Professional Interpretive Four Seasons Hiking Guide, and WildSmart Program Director, Nick de Ruyter, at the Canmore Public Library for their presentation Family Hiking: Making it as easy as...

Industry Night at Crock-a-Doodle

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm


Tourism industry pros—hotel staff, servers, tour guides, store clerks—this is your night! Check out the fun of pottery painting! The night will include refreshments AND incredible discounts on our pieces. Come spend a chilled out night at the studio, just...

On-Line Auction Through June 9th! Support the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation

May 17, 2023 - June 9, 2023


For the first time, the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation's 2023 Golf Tournament Fundraiser auction will take place online! Now, anyone can bid on the incredible items that our valued community members have generously donated. This tournament is our...

Pride Flay Raising: Wed. May 17, 2023: Canmore, Alberta

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Civic Centre

In celebration of sexual and gender diversity on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. All are welcome to attend in solidarity.

LIVE JAZZ at the Canmore Golf & Curling Club

Friday, May 19, 2023 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Canmore Golf & Curling Club

The Canmore Golf & Curling Club is hosting a fundraiser for the Bow Valley Connections Centre. LIVE JAZZ, featuring The Exit 91 Jazz Ensemble. A donation at the door will give you a chance to win a draw prize!

The Canmore Dixieland Jazz Band at the Canmore Hotel

Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Canmore Hotel

Come enjoy the Canmore Dixieland Jazz Band on May 20th from 2-4pm. at the Canmore Hotel. With Main St. open to pedestrians only, they will open the windows and doors and bring the party out on the street. The Canmore...

Student Hiring Fair: Come Find Your Newest Employee

Thursday, May 25, 2023

CCHS Gymnasium

The Student Hiring Fair, in Canmore, will connect over 730 Canadian Rockies Public School Students with Bow Valley Employers. Local businesses and organizations are invited to meet and talk with the Bow Valley's newest employees. Click on this booking form...

Wine & Cheese at Glacial Pools at Grassi Lakes: Guided Hike

Friday, May 26, 2023

Glacial Pool at Grassi Lakes

A Guided Hike with Wine & Cheese at Glacial Pools at Grassi Lakes. Wine~ Cheese ~ Mountains! Wine and Cheese hikes are guided adventures to stunning locations where we can relax and have some wine and cheese. They're relaxed and...

Guided Hike: The Prairie View Lookout : Kananaskis

Sunday, May 28, 2023

The Prairie View Trail

Join a guided hike May 28- The Prairie View Lookout hike in Kananaskis, Alberta is a true gem of the Canadian Rockies, a majestic trek that will take you on a journey through some of the most stunning vistas you'll...

No School! Paint Party at Crock-a-Doodle!

Monday, May 29, 2023 at 9:00am - 11:00am


Do your kiddo(s) have the day off school, Monday, May 29th? Drop them to paint at the studio for a couple hours! Perfect for little artists aged 5 to 11. $40 The registration fee includes an instructional pottery project, crafts...