Nature's Light Show

The Banff Gondola summit is home to a thousand magical moments. This winter, revel in the illuminated mountain peaks at our Alpenglow Festival (Fridays and Saturdays, from January 24 to April 4). Cozy up around our rooftop firepits with a special Alpenglow cocktail. Snack on a delicious s'more. Enjoy live entertainment with family and friends. Celebrate the moment and witness the wonder of nature's light show.

As the sun descends beyond the horizon, a rose-coloured glow radiates on the surrounding snow-capped peaks as the dark of night is ushered in. Then, the Banff Gondola summit becomes your stargazing platform for marveling at the dark skies and luminous stars.

Nature's Light Show at the Summit

January 24 - April 4
4 - 8 PM

Live Music

Performances from a curated selection of local musicians.

Stargazing film

Watch the Stargazing movie in the Above Banff Theatre.


Learn more about the night sky through professional telescopes.

Rooftop firepits

Wind down and cozy up.

Toast your own s'mores

Toast your own s’mores on our rooftop fire pits.

Summit Dome

Stay cozy, admire amazing views and stargaze from the comfort of a heated translucent dome.

Featured Ice Sculptures

Have your photo taken with our illuminated ice sculpture.

Tasty Snacks

Taste a selection of savoury and sweet snacks

Glow Bar Lounge

Enjoy a special glowing pop-up bar with a signature Alpenglow themed cocktail.

Agents of Discovery

Download the Agents of Discovery app and discover a world of wonder at the Banff Gondola.
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Special Banff Gondola Deals
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The Most Unforgettable Meal in Banff

Perched on the summit of Banff’s Sulphur Mountain, Sky Bistro is a dining sanctuary in the sky. We pair the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains with a distinctly Canadian menu that features the unique flavours of Canada through a handpicked selection of regionally-sourced local meats, produce and ingredients.

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Award-Winning Nourishment

In April 2019, Sky Bistro's Chef Scott Hergott placed first at Cochon555 in Banff, an exclusive North American-based culinary competition that pairs all-star local chefs with sustainably-sourced pork. Congratulations Chef!

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