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The Banff Centre

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
+1 403-762-6301
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Check out the schedule of events when you're planning a visit to Calgary!

The theatre venue is a great place to see some world class acts in an intimate theatre at much more... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
canadabaerchen
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Calgary
Interesting art exhibits, restaurant with a great view.

Spent about an hour here, saw several exhibits. There's quite a variety. Checked out the... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2015
caroly980
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Southborough, Massachusetts
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

The theatre venue is a great place to see some world class acts in an intimate theatre at much more affordable prices than in bigger places like Calgary or Vancouver. And with your tickets, you can get a discount on accommodation at the Centre and...More

2  Thank canadabaerchen
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Dear canadabaerchen, Thank you for such a terrific review of public events at The Banff Centre.I look forward to your next visit! Please let me know when you are attending and I will arrange for a behind-the-scenes tour. I am sharing your review with our...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015

Spent about an hour here, saw several exhibits. There's quite a variety. Checked out the restaurant but didn't eat there. It looks like a great place to sit, relax and watch the sunset with a glass of wine and appetizers. They also have a buffet.

1  Thank caroly980
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2015

Dear Carol Y, Thanks for taking the time to visit us at The Banff Centre and sharing your thoughts in this TripAdvisor post. I hope that you will return when you have more time to enjoy our campus! Warm regards,

Reviewed 3 December 2015

Interesting visit and our wonderful tour of Canada meet lots of nice people whom provided interesting thing to see and don't!

Thank Maurice S
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Dear Maurice S, Thanks for your visit and I am glad that you enjoyed your time in Banff and at The Banff Centre. Please return again soon. Warm regards,

Reviewed 28 November 2015

Last time I stayed there they charged us a resort fee ? really never been charged a resort fee in Banff ever !

3  Thank Michelleh002
Reviewed 18 November 2015

very nice performing arts center. not much going on while my wife and i were in town but i could only imagine during the summer going to see shows. free parking as well.

Thank tdunmir
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Dear tdunmir, Thanks for visiting us and posting your comments about our Arts Centre. Please visit us again! Warm regards,

Reviewed 3 November 2015

Attended the film festival here. Found it was unnecessarily difficult to order my tickets on line with my phone because I had to open an account first, but they were waiting for me when I got there. Seemed they could have used a little more...More

Thank eatingoutinCalgary
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2015

Dear eatingoutinCalgary, First thank you for attending our Mountain Film Festival, I hope that you enjoyed the films. Thanks as well for sharing your comments on our customer service. I am sharing your remarks with our management team. With warm regards,

Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Stay here during the Banff film festival with our two daughters. Great location close to events and the rock climbing and swimming pool were included in the price.

Thank TravelChris83
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Dear TravelChris83 Welcome to the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival! Thanks for sharing on TripAdvisor. I hope to meet you on campus. With warm regards,

Reviewed 21 October 2015

45 minutes drive from my home in Calgary, this place is a gem. nothing abstract mountain views, fresh air and not many tourists. Love this place, i wish i could visit it more often

5  Thank WetPixel
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2015

Dear WetPixel, I loved the way you described The Banff Centre is this TripAdvisor post.Thank you very much for sharing and please visit again when you can. Warm regards,

Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is an amazing facility on the Banff outskirts. We could not believe that there was so much going on in the Centre and available to all attracting people from all over Canada. We were lucky enough to spot in the local paper that it...More

Thank Wicklowfoodie
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Dear Wicklowfoodie, I am so glad that you visited The Banff Centre during your trip and also that you enjoyed the Rita Coolidge concert. Thanks very much for posting your comments on TripAdvisor. Please visit us again when you are next visiting Banff. With warm...More

Reviewed 23 September 2015

I may be biased because I studied here for 4 years but the Banff Centre has established itself as a major arts school over years. While the programs have changed drastically from the 80's and 90's the mandate remains the same: to foster and promote...More

Thank Gerard S
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Dear KevinGP, Thank you for this very supportive post on our creative programming at The Banff Cente.I look forward to meeting you on your next visit. With warm regards, Jim Olver

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maurrich
26 January 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Reviewed this property |
There is a fitness centre and swimming pool at The Banff Centre. It is a very pleasant 15 - 20 minute walk into downtown.
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eapat2016
9 December 2016|
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Response from Milissa R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other responder. The Banff Centre is very digitally plugged in.
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gargandy
22 July 2015|
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Response from JimOlver | Property representative |
If you are passing through the park you do not need a Park Pass. If you are passing through the park you may stop for gas etc. I have never seen a Park Pass Check within the town of Banff.
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