Discover Exciting June Events Near Blackstone Mountain Lodge

June is a vibrant month in the Canadian Rockies, filled with thrilling outdoor events and adventures that capture the essence of the region's natural beauty. Blackstone Mountain Lodge in Canmore is your perfect basecamp to experience these exhilarating activities. Here’s a roundup of some must-attend events this June:

5 Peaks Adventures

When: June 8, 2024
For the trail running enthusiasts, 5 Peaks Adventures offers an extraordinary race experience. Taking place at a stunning mountain venue, the event is known for its tough hill climbs, technical singletrack, and breathtaking views. The race starts and finishes at the main stadium, which buzzes with a fantastic party atmosphere complete with DJ music. Whether you're a seasoned runner or new to trail running, this event promises an unforgettable adventure with significant elevation gain and opportunities to cheer on fellow runners as you loop back to the start/finish area.



2024 Canmore Canada Cup Mountain Bike Race

When: June 12-15, 2024 (9AM - 6PM)
Hosted by the Alberta North Mountain Bike Racing Association (ANMBRA), the Canmore Canada Cup Mountain Bike Race is a highlight for biking enthusiasts of all levels. This inclusive event spans four days and welcomes everyone from novice riders to international competitors. Held in the scenic surroundings of Canmore, the races provide a fantastic opportunity to witness or participate in high-energy mountain biking action. The event promotes a strong sense of community and sportsmanship, making it a great experience for both participants and spectators.



Banff Marathon

When: June 16, 2024
Described as the running adventure of a lifetime, the Banff Marathon is an event not to be missed. The marathon begins in Banff Central Park and takes runners on a scenic journey past Vermilion Lakes, up the Bow Valley Parkway, and through the heart of downtown Banff. This course, despite its majestic Rocky Mountain setting, offers manageable and gentle rolling terrain, making it accessible to a wide range of runners. Participants will enjoy breathtaking views and a route that showcases the rich geography, wilderness, and history of the area.



Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival

When: June 1-11, 2024
Kick off June with Canmore Uncorked, an award-winning food and drink festival that showcases the best culinary experiences the town has to offer. Enjoy special set-price menus, progressive dinners, and cooking classes. This festival is a gastronomic delight for food lovers and a perfect way to sample the diverse and delicious offerings of Canmore’s vibrant food scene.



Summer Solstice Festival

When: June 21, 2024
Celebrate the longest day of the year with the Summer Solstice Festival in Canmore. This event features live music, local artisans, and family-friendly activities. Enjoy the festive atmosphere and join the community in welcoming the summer season with joy and enthusiasm. The festival provides a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and meet fellow travelers and locals.



Canmore Folk Music Festival

When: June 28-30, 2024
The Canmore Folk Music Festival is a beloved event that draws music lovers from all over. Held in the picturesque Centennial Park, this festival features a fantastic lineup of folk musicians, creating a magical atmosphere against the backdrop of the stunning Rocky Mountains. Bring your blanket, relax on the grass, and enjoy three days of incredible live music and community spirit.



Rockies International Rodeo and Music Festival

When: June 28-30, 2024
Experience the thrill of the Rockies International Rodeo and Music Festival in nearby Strathmore. This event combines the excitement of rodeo competitions with live music performances, creating a unique and entertaining experience for all ages. Witness bull riding, barrel racing, and other rodeo events while enjoying great music and delicious food.



Why Stay at Blackstone Mountain Lodge?

Located in the heart of Canmore, Blackstone Mountain Lodge provides luxurious accommodations with easy access to the best outdoor activities and events the region has to offer. Our spacious suites, modern amenities, and stunning mountain views create the perfect retreat after a day of adventure. Relax in our outdoor pool and hot tubs, or gather with friends and family for a barbecue in our beautifully landscaped courtyard.

Plan Your June Getaway Today
June is the perfect time to explore the Canadian Rockies, and Blackstone Mountain Lodge is here to make your stay unforgettable. Book your room now and get ready for an incredible month of outdoor fun and memorable experiences.
For reservations and more information, visit our website or contact our friendly staff. We look forward to welcoming you to Blackstone Mountain Lodge and helping you create lasting memories this June!