Banff Nightlife

Balkan Greek Restaurant & Bar 120 Banff Ave Contemporary, with old world flair. Tuesday is "Greek Night in Banff" featuring the exciting belly dancing of Hala Jamal and Maysa, traditional Greek dancing and "the smashing of the plates." Live dinner show for the whole family. Open daily from 11am. Dress code mountain casual. 403-762-3454. www.banffbalkan.ca

The Beaver Bar 433 Banff Ave Banff’s best backpacker bar and patio located within SameSun Backpackers Lodge. Popular for its cheap eats and drink prices with a lively international atmosphere. Trivia Wednesdays, Open Mic Thursdays, Karaoke Saturdays, live music weekly and monthly Theme nights. Connect on Facebook (The Beaver Banff) or website for a full list of events. 403-762-4499. www.samesun.com

Dancing Sasquatch 120 Banff Ave Canadian Cabin themed bar. DJ’s, big sound and funky lights. Open Wed and Fri-Sun 9pm-2am. 403-762-4002. www.banffsasquatch.com

Elk & Oarsman Pub and Grill 119 Banff Ave Enjoy Rocky Mtn. hospitality in an intimate setting where you’ll find a variety of genres from country, reggae, rock, funk, pop, Indie, electronica, metal and punk. Live every Sat-Sun starting at 10 pm. 403-762-4616. www.elkandoarsman.com

High Rollers 110 Banff Ave (lower level Clocktower Mall). six bowling lanes, 3 pool tables, foosball, arcade games and monthly trivia nights. Sunday Funday! After 10pm, DJ’s LT & Raven rolling party jams. 403-762-BOWL. www.highrollersbanff.com

Rose & Crown Pub 202 Banff Ave Live music 7 nights, 364 days a year! Acts go from grassroots local favourites to international, major label stars & everything in between (pop, indie, rock, country, rockabilly, reggae, blues and more!). 403-762-2121. www.roseandcrown.ca

St. James’s Gate 207 Wolf St. Banff’s Authentic Olde Irish Pub. Thursday is Irish Night from 9 pm. Friday and Saturday is Celtic, rock and cover, entertainment from 9:30pm to close. 403-762-9355. www.stjamesgatebanff.com

Tommy’s Neighbourhood Pub 120 Banff Ave Banff’s longest-running open Mic night has moved to Tommy’s. Just bring yourself. Full band instruments provided. Hosted by Gary Gonis. Wednesday 10pm-close. 403-762-8888.

Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon 201 Banff Ave Restaurant, saloon, nightclub with 11,000 sq. feet of space to host groups of 10-500. Live Music ( Country & various ) three distinct main level bars, access to art production, Banff's largest dance floor and only mechanical bull. Check website for upcoming events, band line up, Karaoke. A long standing institution serving heart-warming, western hospitality. 403-762-0333. www.wildbillsbanff.com

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