Canmore in December

Spending your Christmas holidays in the beautiful town of Canmore? Let us help make planning your trip a breeze.

We’ve got your local events, fun activities and dinner recommendations all in one place!


December Events:

Dec 1st & 2nd – Banff Christmas market @ The Banff Arts Centre

Dec 2nd – Banff Whiskey Experience @ The Banff Arts Centre

Dec 7th – 31st – A Christmas Carol @ Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Dec 1st – 31st – Rotary Festival of Trees @ Malcolm Hotel 

Dec 31st – Hollywood Glam New Years Eve @Malcolm Hotel 



Hit the slopes:

Banff Sunshine ski hill

Mount Norquay 

Lake Louise ski hill

Nakiska Ski hill

Rentals at each location or can be found at “Gear Up” in Canmore 

Helicopter Tours

Winter horse back riding

Indoor Golf simulators and sports bar – Cangolf

Skate at Lake Louise or Fairmont Banff Springs (Rentals not available on location)

Visit the Lake Louise Ice Bar

Take a Sleigh Ride at Lake Louise


Restaurants Serving Christmas meals:

Crazyweed Kitchen 

Quatro Asian Bistro

Sage Bistro & Wine Lounge

Iron Goat

Table Food + Drink

Malcolm Hotel

Where the Buffalo Roam 


Canmore Weather 

Monthly average for December is predicted to be a low  of – 20 and a high of -8, make sure to pack your winter jackets and mitts you will definitely need them!