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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. 

October 2023

Last Days of Golf Season!

September 29, 2023 - October 9, 2023

Silvertip Resort

Your carts all packed and ready for you to hit the gas on your next round. What time are you teeing off this weekend? The Silvertip Golf Course closes October 9 – book your tee time before the 2023 season...

Karaoke Mondays at The Drake

Monday, October 2, 2023 at 10:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake Pub

KARAOKE! Come sing your heart out! Hit those highs and land those lows at The Drake's LEGENDARY Karaoke Night Every Monday from 10pm til 2am.

Wine on Wednesday at The Stirling

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

The Striling at The Malcolm Hotel

Enjoy 1/2 Price on select wines every Wedneday at The Stirling.

Meet the Author: Adam Shoalts at Cafe Books

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Cafe Books

The amazing and well known author Adam Shoalts will be at Cafe Books on October 4th 2pm - 4 pm . His new book Where The Falcon Flies is available for pre-order. It is released on October 3rd. Why not...

Wing Wednesday at The Drake

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 4:00pm - 10:00pm

The Drake

Wing Wednesday at The Drake! $7.50 lb with great drink specials. $4 Highballs and $4.50 Pints of Drake Lager

Trivia Night at The Drake

Thursday, October 5, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE DRAKE Hosted by @beatsbytenax Let's Get Quizzical!!! The fun starts at 8pm. Free Entry!!! Prizes!!! Drink Specials!!!

Thanksgiving Dinner Specials at Stoney's Bar: Oct. 6th - 9th

October 6, 2023 - October 9, 2023

Stoney's Bar & Grill

Celebrate Thanksgiving Dinner at Stoney’s Bar and Grill. From Friday, October 6 to Monday, October 9, starting at 4:30 PM, enjoy a delectable selection of themed menu items throughout the Thanksgiving Weekend. Whether you’re returning from a round of golf...

Rustica's Thanksgiving Table d'hôte Tasting Menu Thanksgiving Weekend

October 6, 2023 - October 8, 2023

Rustica's at Silvertip

Join them for Rustica's Thanksgiving Table d'hôte Tasting Menu this Thanksgiving Weekend, available: Friday, October 6 to Sun., October 8.It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate the season in the warmth of your friends and family. Experience the rich flavours of...

LIVE Music: Matt Beatty & The Hot Tamales

Friday, October 6, 2023 at 10:00pm - 2:00am

The Drake

Get ready to rock out to Matt Beatty on the Main Stage from October 6th to 8th, 10 PM to 2 AM at The Drake Public House! But that's not all. The Hot Tamales will be there to spice things...

Mountain Made Market

Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10:00am - 4:00pm

Canmore Civic Center

Don't miss the last outdoor market of the season! Live music, specialty foods, coffee and, of course, over 40 artisan vendors!See you October 7 inside and outside the Canmore Civic Centre.

Lunch & Learn with Sam Hester about Graphic Medicine

Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Mineshaft Tavern

Come have lunch and learn from Sam Hester how pictures can help with everyday health care. Sat. Oct. 12, 2023 from 10 am- 2:00pm at Mineshaft Tavern in Spring Creek. Limited Space so RSVP today! Please email [email protected]

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner at The Stirling in The Malcolm

Sunday, October 8, 2023 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm

The Stirling Dinner Room at The Malcolm Hotel

Join the Stirling on Sunday, October 8th for Thanksgiving family dinner. From 5-9 PM Enjoy an elevated Thanksgiving buffet with carving stations. Visit www.malcolmhotel.ca/dining/menus to make your reservations.

Karaoke Mondays at The Drake

Monday, October 9, 2023 at 10:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake Pub

KARAOKE! Come sing your heart out! Hit those highs and land those lows at The Drake's LEGENDARY Karaoke Night Every Monday from 10pm til 2am.

Wine on Wednesday at The Stirling

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

The Striling at The Malcolm Hotel

Enjoy 1/2 Price on select wines every Wedneday at The Stirling.

Wing Wednesday at The Drake

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 4:00pm - 10:00pm

The Drake

Wing Wednesday at The Drake! $7.50 lb with great drink specials. $4 Highballs and $4.50 Pints of Drake Lager

Bevvies and Business: A Networking Event

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Ski Uphill Run Uphill

This is an amazing opportunity to network and connect with other businesses in Canmore & the Bow Valley. The HOWL Experience will be there at, Ski Uphill Run Uphill, to infuse awareness throughout the evening, Oct. 11, 2023. Register through...

Trivia Night at The Drake

Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE DRAKE Hosted by @beatsbytenax Let's Get Quizzical!!! The fun starts at 8pm. Free Entry!!! Prizes!!! Drink Specials!!!

Power Houze: LIVE Music at The Drake

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 10:00pm - 2:00am

The Drake Pub

Get ready to pop and lock with the Power Houze Band, live on the main stage! Oct 13th and 14th, 10 pm to 2 am, Come ready to party and play at the Games Lounge. Work your moves on the...

Annual Charity Concert: Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation

Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Canmore Brewing Company

It's time for the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation Annual Charity Concert The Elektric Squirrels are joining the lineup along with the talented Amelie Patterson at the Canmore Brewing Company on October 14th in support of health care in...

Salsa Socials with Salsa Canmore: A Monthly Latin Dance Class + Party

Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:30pm

artsPlace Canmore

Come out to the Bow Valley's new favourite Latin Dance Party! Join the dance class at 8pm for some fun tips and to meet new partners. Afterwards we will party with a DJ, social dancing and snacks! Everyone is welcome...

Earth Talks: Firesmarting the Bow Valley with Cliff White

Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Canmore Public Library

As we transition out of Canada’s worst wildfire season, join them at the Canmore Public Library on Monday, October 16, at 7:00 pm for a presentation and discussion with Cliff White...Firesmarting the Bow Valley: How do we ensure that our...

Karaoke Mondays at The Drake

Monday, October 16, 2023 at 10:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake Pub

KARAOKE! Come sing your heart out! Hit those highs and land those lows at The Drake's LEGENDARY Karaoke Night Every Monday from 10pm til 2am.

Wine on Wednesday at The Stirling

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

The Striling at The Malcolm Hotel

Enjoy 1/2 Price on select wines every Wedneday at The Stirling.

Wing Wednesday at The Drake

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 4:00pm - 10:00pm

The Drake

Wing Wednesday at The Drake! $7.50 lb with great drink specials. $4 Highballs and $4.50 Pints of Drake Lager

Trivia Night at The Drake

Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE DRAKE Hosted by @beatsbytenax Let's Get Quizzical!!! The fun starts at 8pm. Free Entry!!! Prizes!!! Drink Specials!!!

Swifty Paint Night and Trivia at Crock-A-Doodle

Friday, October 20, 2023 at 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Crock-a-Doodle Canmore

Calling all Swifties! Join us for a night of all things Taylor! Choose from our huge selection of ready-to-paint pottery and create your own masterpiece inspired by your fave country-turned-pop icon! We’ll have tonnes of ideas on hand to help...

LIVE Entertainment with Dave & Mary at The Mineshaft Tavern

Friday, October 20, 2023 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Mineshaft Tavern

Come enjoy some pop classics and jazz standards at the Mineshaft Tavern in Spring Creek this Friday, Oct. 20th, 2023 starting at 7:00pm.

LIVE Music: Norther Quarter: at The Drake

Friday, October 20, 2023 at 10:00pm - 2:00am

The Drake Pub

Live on the Main Stage at The Drake Pub is NORTHERN QUARTER! Fri - Sat, October 20th, 21st 10pm - 2am Pop on by this weekend and witness some musical magic with Norther Quarter.

Extreme Hangout in the Rocky Mountains: Oct. 21, 2023

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Canmore Collegiate High School

Extreme Hangout Rocky Mountains with #DECARBONIZE is an event showcasing diverse youth perspectives on current climate issues affecting their community. Join an inspiring collection of climate activists from across Canada in Canmore, AB on October 21, 2023, as we learn...

Guided Hike: Prairie Mountain in Bragg Creek with Coaching With Lucinda

Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 10:00am - 2:30pm

Prairie Mountain

Calling nature enthusiast who are seeking a thrilling fall outdoor experience. Enjoy a day of beauty hiking Prairie Mountain in the Bragg Creek area while learning of it’s history along the way. The trail is short, steep and stunning. It’s...

Meet the Author: Stephen R. Brown: Dominion at Cafe Books

Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cafe Books

Come for a book signing and meet and greet Stephen R. Brown, the author of Dominion, at Cafe Books this Sat., Oct. 21, 2023 from Noon to 4pm.

Reconnect in Nature! Guided Hike: Mustang Hills

Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 10:00am - 2:00pm

Mustang Hills

Reconnect in Nature! This perfect beginner hike on Mustang Hill has enough of an elevation gain that will leave you feeling accomplished. Enjoy the “out and back” style on a slow and steady loop allowing time to take in all...

Karaoke Mondays at The Drake

Monday, October 23, 2023 at 10:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake Pub

KARAOKE! Come sing your heart out! Hit those highs and land those lows at The Drake's LEGENDARY Karaoke Night Every Monday from 10pm til 2am.

Wine on Wednesday at The Stirling

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The Striling at The Malcolm Hotel

Enjoy 1/2 Price on select wines every Wedneday at The Stirling.

Wing Wednesday at The Drake

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 4:00pm - 10:00pm

The Drake

Wing Wednesday at The Drake! $7.50 lb with great drink specials. $4 Highballs and $4.50 Pints of Drake Lager

Trivia Night at The Drake

Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 8:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE DRAKE Hosted by @beatsbytenax Let's Get Quizzical!!! The fun starts at 8pm. Free Entry!!! Prizes!!! Drink Specials!!!

Crock-A-Doodle Halloween: Kid's Costume, Paint, & Pizza Party

Friday, October 27, 2023 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Crock-a-Doodle

It’s the spooky season! Drop your child/children off with us for our Halloween Friday Fun Night (and take the a bit of time to yourself!) Perfect for little artists aged 5-11. We will paint a special Halloween-themed pottery piece, play...

LIVE Music with INVERTIGO on 2 Groovy Austin Powers Themed Nights

Friday, October 27, 2023 at 10:00pm - 2:00am

The Drake

Join them at The Drake for two groovy nights of Austin Powers themed fun! Dress up as any Austin Powers character for a chance to win some smashing prizes that are sure to get you randy! LIVE Music with Invertigo...

Trunk or Treat at The Beat in Spring Creek

Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 11:00am - 3:00pm

The Beat at Spring Creek

The Canmore Halloween Project brings back Trunk or Treat! Bring the family and dress up in your costume for some Halloween Fun at The Beat in Spring Creek, 1020 Spring Creek Drive. Aside from the decorated cars of Trunk or...

Spooktacular Halloween Party at the NWMP Barracks

Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm

NWMP Barracks

Join them for a spooktacular Halloween Party at the NWMP Barracks on Saturday, October 28 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. You will get the opportunity to tell a spooky story, make Halloween crafts, play games like the Mystery Feel...

Pumpkin Carving Contest at The Wood

Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Wood

It's time for the spooktacular pumpkin carving contest at The Wood! On Sunday, October 29th at The Wood Restaurant there is a not-to-miss event for the kiddos. Prizes for best pumpkins and best costumes, and free hot chocolate! Plus, you...

Karaoke Mondays at The Drake

Monday, October 30, 2023 at 10:00pm - 11:30pm

The Drake Pub

KARAOKE! Come sing your heart out! Hit those highs and land those lows at The Drake's LEGENDARY Karaoke Night Every Monday from 10pm til 2am.

A Halloween Extravaganza at The Drake

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 10:00pm - 10:30pm

The Drake

Get your spook on with a hair-raising Halloween extravaganza! From 10 pm to 2 am, the main stage will be rumbling with a pulse-pounding performance by Throttle Up! But that's not all! Delight in booo-tiful drink specials and show off...