About This Festival
Inspired by the picturesque Canadian Rockies, Banff SnowDays hosted in Banff, Alberta, celebrates winter for the entire month of January. Highlights include the Big Bear event, which turns downtown into a terrain park competition featuring ski and snowboard professionals, the Canadian Olympic Team Block Party honoring Olympic hopefuls, and the annual Skins Game with world-class curlers showcasing their talent. The two-week Ice Magic Festival features world-class ice carvers, an ice climbing festival in which participants climb a 40 ft. ice wall and Little Chippers Weekend filled with family-friendly children's events. Round out your experience of the winter wonderland with sleigh rides, hockey tournaments, dog sledding, skiing and more.