Canmore is one of the best places to be this September. From the Canmore Highland Games to the 5 Peaks Trail Race, there are activities for vacationers, adrenaline junkies, and business travelers alike. Some of the exciting events include:
Canmore Highland Games
On September 4th, The Celtic spirit prevails in Canmore with the Canmore Highland Games. Hundreds of participants of Highland Dance, Piping, Drumming, Running and Heavy Sports give their best performances in their quest for excellence. For more information, visit http://www.canmorehighlandgames.ca/.
Jacket Frost Fundraiser BBQ
On September 10th, This 7th Annual event raises money for Victory's Jacket Frost program, which provides new winter outerwear for Bow Valley children in families of low-income. This fun family day is filled with games, draws, local celebrities and of course, hamburgers and hot dogs! It's a great day to meet friends and neighbors and help keep kids warm through winter! For more info, visit http://www.canmore.ca/index.php?option=com_jcalpro&Itemid=361&extmode=view&extid=1142
16th Annual Canmore Rocky Mountain Half Marathon, 10k & 5k Run/Walk
On September 11th, take part in the half marathon, 10k, 5k or simply cheer on the over 1,000 racers. This is one of the most scenic courses in Canada and it's a pleasure to run on the trails and roadways of Canmore. And it's even for a good cause! What a great way to help raise funds for CAUSE Canada (Christian Assistance for Underdeveloped Societies Everywhere). For more info, visit http://www.cause.ca/halfmarathon.
5 Peaks Trail Race
September 17th is the last 5 Peaks Trail Race of the summer. Held at the Canmore Nordic Centre, the event features 4 different distances and is challenging for all ages. For more information, visit http://www.5peaks.com/.
UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage
UFC 135 airs Saturday September 24th at 7pm. As with all UFC events, the Bonjour Bistro at Windtower will be open and for a $20 door cover charge per person, you will get to watch the fights in HD, all-you-can-eat chicken wings, one pint of Big Rock Beer, and a chance to win UFC t-shirts and event posters. We are always busy for events, so make sure you plan to arrive early!
The best part is that the Windtower Lodge & Suites is located close to all the action and we can help you with the perfect package! Call 1.866.609.6600 to book now or visit our Packages & Specials page for our latest packages.