The Canmore World Cup is here, and we look forward to welcoming you at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. This event is free to attend. We also offer an elevated VIP Experience, limited tickets are available for purchase.
Here is what you need to know for your visit at the World Cup!
Where to go?
General Admission – Public Access (Free):
Sorry, but no Public Parking is available at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park on race days Feb 9th, 10th, 11th & 13th. Find below more information on how to get there!
VIP ticket holders:
Head to the VIP parking lot located at the Canmore Nordic Centre. You will be required to show your QR code to grant you access to the VIP parking lot and then make your way to the VIP Suite in the Day Lodge for your elevated experience!
or experience the Art Walk in the Woods to get to the Canmore Nordic Centre!
Shuttles from Downtown to the Canmore Nordic Centre (daily on race days)
Corner of 10th Street and 7th Avenue. Every 15 minutes, from 7 AM to 5 PM.
Ski Equipment and collapsible strollers will be allowed on the shuttle bus.
Arriving by car to Canmore?
Already in town?
Curated by the Town of Canmore, the Art Walk in the Woods is installed on the Legacy and Spur Line Trails. Walk the 2.5 km either to or from the Nordic Centre to downtown, and take in the seven installations from local and regional artists who are celebrating the Coop FIS and BMW IBU World Cup events this winter. Each installation reflects the theme of “We Welcome the World.” We hope that you enjoy the art walk en route to the races! To learn more about the artists or the installations, visit canmore.ca/artwalk
Several Spectator zones have been put in place to ensure access to the best viewing areas for fans! More information will be available as we get closer to the event date.
Don’t miss SPECIAL EXPERIENCES available during the World Cup in Canmore!
Join us for the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, Feb 8th, at 17:30, right in the heart of downtown Canmore at the Canmore Civic Centre (902, 7 Ave). We’re excited to extend a warm welcome to all 19 countries participating in the World Cup.
The Opening Ceremony will prominently feature our Indigenous Partner, the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. Experience the captivating performances of The Drum Group comprised of Mînî Thnî Community School students, known as the Mînî Thnî Singers and the Mini Thni Powwow Academy Dancers.
Adding a touch of tradition and wisdom to the event, we’re honored to have a Stoney Nakoda elder lead a prayer for everyone present, including participants and spectators alike. Please note that this is an outdoor event, so be sure to dress warmly. But don’t worry; we’ve got warm tea ready to share with all attendees. Let’s come together to celebrate the spirit of the World Cup in the crisp Canmore air!
Please come and discover the latest new products and organisations who will be present during the World Cup!
COOP Mini World Cup, presented by Nordiq Alberta-FREE EVENT
On Saturday, February 10 – The COOP Mini World Cup allows children (4-14 years old) to experience a Mini World Cup, by participating in a fun skiing event during the World Cup in Canmore. The Mini World Cup will have various installations, bibs and medals for each child (free), which are designed along the same lines as the “big” World Cup installations. This race promises to be an unforgettable experience for the kids. Find out more and register here!
Fast and Female Game ChangHER Multi-Week Program Presented by the Alberta World Cup Society – FREE EVENT
Join us for a multi-week program of empowerment through sports and physical activity presented by Alberta World Cup Society. This event takes place as a lead up to and during the COOP FIS Cross-Country World Cup. Sessions will be hosted both virtually and in-person, with the first two sessions being held virtually on Sunday, January 21 and February 4 from 9:00 am – 10:00 am MT. Following this, we will hold an in-person event for the final week on Saturday, Feb 10 from 12:30-3:00 PM MT at the Canmore Nordic Centre, during the World Cup, as we cheer on our Role Models in the Fast and Female Fan Zone! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
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Some classrooms in locals schools are participating in the “Adopt-A-Nation” program. Each participating class is paired with a local participating business (downtown) who have adopted the same country. The resulting artwork will be displayed in the storefront of all participating businesses. We encourage everyone to visit local businesses displaying the wonderful artworks.
Towards Zero Waste
The Canmore Organizing Committee proudly partners with the Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley to minimize our event’s environmental impact. Together, we prioritize recycling, waste reduction, and equipment/resource reuse. Spectators can champion sustainability by conscientiously disposing of waste, choosing eco-friendly transportation, and following guidance from our Zero Waste Team. Join us in making responsible choices for a greener future! 🌱🌍
LIVE TV BROADCAST of the event
If you are not able to join us in Canmore for this exciting event, we are excited that CBC will be live streaming the event. Mark you calendar by checking out the program page and take part in the action!