Town of Canmore

Information for Visitors

Canmore is a jewel of the Rockies that welcomes visitors from around the world. 

Planning a trip to Canmore?

If you travel:

  • Take all necessary precautions to protect your health and the health of others

We all need to do our part to keep Canmore safe:

Plan Ahead

  • Check if a business you are planning to visit is open and if you need to pre-book.

  • Come with a backup plan in case it is busy where you want to go.

  • The visitor information staff at Tourism Canmore Kananaskis is happy to help. Give them a call at (403) 678 – 5277

COVID-19 in Canmore

Click here for current COVID-19 numbers in Canmore



How can I safely visit Main Street?
To increase mobility and safe physical distancing for residents and visitors accessing local businesses, we are returning Main Street to a pedestrian and cyclist-only space in summer 2022.

Can I come for a hike in the Canmore area?

Always come prepared to adventure safely:

  • Leave a trip plan with a friend or family member
  • Travel with a friend or your household
  • Make noise to alert wildlife of your presence
  • Protect the mountains we love - pack out what you pack in. 
I love Canmore and want to come for a day trip. Where can I go for more info?
 Visit our partners at Tourism Canmore Kananaskis for safe trip planning ideas. Have a great adventure!


Can I still host my event or wedding in Canmore? 
For more information about weddings and bookings, please click here

Please note that all wedding photographers are still required to obtain a business license, and can find more information about temporary licenses here

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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