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Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
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+1 403-762-6301
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events,...

The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year. Premier events include the Banff Summer Arts Festival, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and Banff Jazz.

The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity!

Tickets to all events may be purchased on our website.

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Always something going on. Sign up online to get notices of events to plan your visit around. Parking can be an issue.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Jerusalem
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made a reservation for a window table at Vistas for dinner before attending a concert at the Eric Harvie Theatre. The view is lovely. The food was very poor quality and selection for the price - almost $40 per person and $18 for a glass of wine. It appeared that most people dining were paying a reduced price, as... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always something going on. Sign up online to get notices of events to plan your visit around. Parking can be an issue.

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Thank BigMack2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been on a company event with 80+ attendees. Great venue with everything you need to have countless breakouts. Catering could use a little more variety, but everything was tasty and you won't starve. Nice little bar and two restaurants on the campus. 20 min walkway downtown.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attended a conference here, and this is a fantastic, all inclusive facility. Has everything you need there, from the conference facilities, to pubs to restaurants as well as nice rooms to stay.

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Thank Gord V
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Gord V, Thanks again Gord (third Review!). I appreciate your recommendation of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. On your next visit please ask me for a "behind the scenes" tour of our creative spaces! Warm regards, More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were staying in Banff recently, and checked the internet for events. Sure enough, The Banff Centre had a concert that suited our tastes, and we were set. It's easy to make a fun evening of it. They have decent parking all over, including an underground parking garage, currently free. There are a couple of places to have dinner -... More 

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Thank BenLar137
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear BenLar137, What a lovely descriptive TripAdvisor Review! Thanks for visiting us at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and for sharing your experiences in this Review. I will proudly share your comments with our staff and management. Please visit again soon. Would you like a "behind the scenes" creative tour? Best wishes, More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great hidden place to dine, spend some time and experience a great place Awesome restaurants, fitness center, shows and galleries

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Josh B, Thanks for your visits and this TripAdvisor Review. Please visit again soon! Best wishes, More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are going to be in Banff, find out what is happening at the Banff Centre. All performances are worthwhile and prices are very reasonable. There are several excellent restaurants on site, as well.

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Thank LouiseRoss
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear LouiseRoss, Thanks as well for this review Louise! Warm regards, More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently attended a family wedding in Banff. They are a local family, but many have moved away. The Centre gave us the perfect place to be together. The rooms are great, some with kitchenettes, there is plenty of places to eat, drink and catch up with each other without being on top of one another. The... More 

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear WanderNdiscover, Thanks for sharing your recent experiences here at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity! I am delighted that your event was a big success and that you for your recommendation in this TripAdvisor Review. Best wishes, More 

Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is an amazing campus located in the Banff National Park, with a hotel and restaurant run by the government. It is "an artist commune" situated just 500 meters away from the town and offers spectacular views (the surprise corner is located on the grounds). Found this place online by chance, when I was looking for affordable places to stay... More 

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear ana12341980, Thank you for this very descriptive Review of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to your return. Thanks again for your TripAdvisor Recommendation! With warm regards, More 

Edmonton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Situated just above the townsite and offering spectacular views, this vibrant, self contained facility offers everything from professional theatre, dance, music, writing and visual arts to business and management facilities that make it perfect for conferences and retreats. artists' residencies, and faculty as well as visiting performing artists and shows are of international calibre. Truly the best all-round arts and

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear scuba86girl, Wow what a fabulous recommendation of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity! Thanks you for your support and for taking the time to describe us in this TripAdvisor Review. I will proudly share your words with our management and staff. May I offer you a campus tour on your next visit? Warm regards, More 

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