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Banff National Park

Mountain WIT

Live Theatre - Summer 2015

Learn to Camp at the Calgary Zoo

Join Mountain WIT on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Calgary Zoo for a campfire sing-along, take our camping cred quiz, try setting up a tent, and learn how to pack for a day hike in the mountain parks. 

When: From June 24 to September 4, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 until 3:00
Where: At the Calgary Zoo, in the Canadian Wilds, near the grizzly bear enclosure
Cost: Free with Calgary Zoo admission. 

Banff’s Bear Street

Bears on Bear Street? You’d better believe it! Mountain WIT brings Digger the Grizzly and other interactive exhibits to the Bear Street Woonerf (a pedestrian-friendly street). Drop in to find out what conservation plans are in motion for Banff National Park, and how you can help wildlife stay wild!

When: Fridays from 2:00 until 5:00
Where: On the 200 block of Bear Street in Banff
Cost: Free

The Mountain WIT Variety Show

Join Parks Canada's award-winning theatre troupe, Mountain WIT, for a family-friendly hour in the heart of Banff. Hilarious sketches and catchy tunes help all ages to understand the mountain national parks and all that we protect within them. Shows take place outdoors, so please dress for our chilly mountain evenings.

When: Fridays from 7:30 until 8:30
Where: Banff Avenue Square, on the 200 Block of Banff Avenue
Cost: Free

Program Descriptions

These programs are available at other times of year. If you are planning a visit, be sure to check back here for our current schedule!

History Comes Back to Haunt You

Mountain WIT is brewing up a special Halloween treat this year! Join the troupe after hours and after dark at the Banff Park Museum National Historic Site for a special spooky family program that asks, "Who is haunting the Banff Park Museum?"

October 22 – 24 and 29 - 30, two events each night, at 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Recommended for families, children 8+ years only, please
Reserve tickets in advance by calling 403-762-1558

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