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Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
Phone Number:
+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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The Center for many things

Really good free wifi in some areas, with incredible views. Nice cafe with comfy seats and good atmosphere (lousy service tho).

Reviewed 2 days ago
BAdventure
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Banff, Canada
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Banff, Canada
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really good free wifi in some areas, with incredible views. Nice cafe with comfy seats and good atmosphere (lousy service tho).

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Holmes Chapel, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Came here for a conference. Was a little worried on arrival as looks like a university campus. When i got to my room was pleasantly surprised. 2 Double beds, desk, en suite, great views of the Mountains. The food was excellent. Service too was excellent. Had room service one night and arrived hot and quick. The only reason i have... More 

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

Dear Jackie B, I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Thank you for your detailed comments that I will share with staff and management. I look forward to welcoming you back! With warm regards, More 

Kelowna, Canada
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25 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Located just up the mountain from the center of Banff lies the Banff Centre. Artists from all over the world come here to study and perform. A lovely facility with a great theatre, good food, spacious accommodation, and a view of the Bow Valley.

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

Dear kitties1, Thanks for mentioning Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in your review. I look forward to meeting you during your next visit! Warm regards, More 

Quebec
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126 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were there for 3 days of meetings. The meeting rooms were stunning with a brilliant view of the mountains, beats being in a hotel basement with no windows. The technicians that took care of our audio visual needs were pros, and managed to correct any glitches that occurred, and we did have some complicated feeds going. Lunch was OK,... More 

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

Dear Quebec_Abroad, Thank you for taking the time to write this TripAdvisor Review on your recent Conference at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity! I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to serving your again. Warm regards, More 

Jerusalem
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

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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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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

Dear BigMack2017, Thanks for your TripAdvisor Review! I will share your comments with our event management team. I hope to meet you on you next visit. Warm regards, More 

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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

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

Dear myfear, Thank you for attending a conference at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and for sharing your comments in this TripAdvisor Review. I will share your words with our management team. I look forward to your return! Best wishes, More 

Prince Albert, Canada
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98 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

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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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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513 reviews
286 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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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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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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

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