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Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403 762 6301
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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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Well suited for a productive business meeting or retreat

I visited the Centre for a corporate business strategy meeting. The facility is very well suited for a function of this type for several reasons: 1) relaxed environment lets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Houston, Texas
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Centre for a corporate business strategy meeting. The facility is very well suited for a function of this type for several reasons: 1) relaxed environment lets participants focus on the subject matter, 2) hassle free access to breakfast and lunch using a swipe card, 3) professional and helpful staff, and 4) comprehensive facilities. Unlike a hotel or... More 

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

Dear bigfishpk, Thank you very much for sharing your conference experience at The Banff Centre on TripAdvisor. In particular thanks for your detailed comments that I will share with our management and staff. I look forward to meeting you on your next visit! Happy New Year, More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Was here for a business retreat, brainstorming session. Nice place, small rooms, excellent food. Lots of great paths nearby

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

Dear zappafeld, Thanks very much for using The Banff Centre for your business retreat and for taking the time to share your experiences in this TripAdvisor Post! I look forward to your return. Happy New Year, More 

Calgary
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107 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 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 for the restaurant. In the summer there is now a new space for open air... More 

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

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 staff and management. Happy New Year, More 

Southborough, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 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.

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

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, More 

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230 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

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

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

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, More 

Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

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

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72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 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.

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

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

Calgary, Canada
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 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 organization to get us all into the theatre. Overall a friendly place to visit.

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

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, More 

Morden, Canada
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 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.

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Thank TravelChris83
JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

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, More 

Pattaya, Thailand
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102 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 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

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

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, More 

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