Where to go for Happy Hour in the town of Banff

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Where to go for Happy Hour in the town of Banff

After a full day shredding up the slopes of Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mt. Norquay, the best way to round off your day is with a drink (or two) in Banff’s Happy Hours. There’s no better way to relive the adventures from the day with discounted drinks and delicious food. Whether you’re in the mood for a zesty margarita or a cheesy fondue, there are plenty of Happy Hours to choose from. To help you find the best one, here is a quick guide to some of the best Happy Hours in Banff.


Happy Hours in Banff


Three Bears Brewing

Person with cocktail and beer outside at happy hour at Three Bears
Enjoying the winter Happy Hour at the Three Bears Brewery | Photo by Gareth Paget & Banff Hospitality Collective

Get ready for an unforgettable Happy Hour experience at the Three Bears Brewery and Restaurant. This craft brewery is not your typical brewery and restaurant. With a stargazing roof and a 25ft pine tree inside, you’ll feel like you’re sipping on your favorite brew in the middle of a forest. You can enjoy Happy Hour deals with $6.50 pints of their delicious in-house brews, as well as discounted food and cocktails, all while surrounded by the beauty of nature. You don’t want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind Happy Hour hotspot!

When: 3 pm – 5 pm

What: $6.50 pints with food and cocktail specials too


Friends cheering with drinks at Lupo in banff
Cheers to a great day in the mountains and enjoy the Happy Hour at Lupo in Banff | Photo by Gareth Paget & Banff Hospitality Collective

Experience Happy Hour the Italian way at Lupo. Located on Wolf Street, Lupo is the place to be after a day on the mountain. With an Italian twist, you can enjoy a variety of cocktails, beer, and wine starting at just $7 or treat yourself to delicious $16 pizzas and pasta every Sunday to Friday from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm and Saturdays from 4 pm – 5 pm. Lupo is a favorite among friends and family and enjoy “la vita bella” at Lupo.

When: 4 pm – 5 pm

What: $16 pizza and pasta. Cocktails, beer, and wine start at just $7.

Hello Sunshine

Sake flight at Hello Sunshine
Tasting the sushi and sake at Hello Sunshine’s Happy Hour | Photo by Gareth Paget & Banff Hospitality Collective

Looking to experience Happy Hour with a Japenese twist? Hello Sunshine features a groovy dining room and a mountain-view patio. Every Sunday through Friday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, they offer a spectacular Happy Hour deal. You can indulge in 50% off sushi and $15 ramen, plus they also offer amazing discounts on pints, cocktails, and sake. Did we mention their karaoke room too? Unleash your inner rockstar whilst you eat, drink, and sing sing sing.

When: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Sunday through Friday

What: 50% off sushi, $15 ramen, and discounts on pints, cocktails, and sake.

Farm & Fire

Inside at Farm & Fire, two people enjoying drinks at the bar.
Sharing memories from the day on the mountains at Farm & Fire Happy Hour | Photo by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism

If you’re a foodie who’s always on the lookout for the best eats in town, you won’t want to miss out on Farm & Fire. They’ve got the freshest ingredients from local Canadian farms, and they have got the magic touch when it comes to slow-roasting and wood-firing. Plus, their Happy Hour deal is one not to be missed. You can feast on mouthwatering $10 pizzas and wash it all down with $5 select beers or $7/$10 glasses of wine.

When: 4-5pm

What: $10 pizza, $5 select beer and $7/$10 wine

The Bluebird Restaurant & Lobby Bar

Bluebird Restaurant Bar
Take in the mid-century mountain chalet vibes at the Bluebird and enjoy their Happy Hour fondue deals | Photo by Gareth Paget & Banff Hospitality Collective

Experience the ultimate Happy Hour at Bluebird, the wood-fired steakhouse where the stoke is always high. Step into a mid-century mountain chalet where you can share stories and memories from the day at the Fondue Happy Hour. Available Monday – Friday 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm on weekends. That’s not all, something exciting is coming soon. Watch out for special offers for SkiBig3 lift tickets or pass holders. It’s always a bluebird day at the Bluebird chalet, so don’t miss out on the fun.

When: Monday – Friday, 4 pm – 5 pm and Weekends, 4 pm – 5 pm

What: Fondue Happy Hour


Anejo selection of tapas and margaritas at happy hour in Banff
A delicious range of tacos and margaritas at Happy Hour in Añejo | Photo by Añejo

Immerse yourself in the vibrant, elevated, and bold Mexican ambiance at Añejo in Banff. Get ready for not one, but two Happy Hours that will leave you feeling refreshed after a long day of adventure on the mountain. Sip on their famous margaritas for just $6 each, and try out their mouth-watering tacos for only $3. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the flavors of Mexico.

When: 3 pm -5 pm & 9 pm-close

What: $6 margaritas and $3 tacos

High Rollers

Group of people bowling at High Rollers
Take on the lanes at High Rollers during Happy Hour after a day on the slopes | Photo by BLLT and Noel Hendrickson

Keep the party going after a day on the slopes at High-Rollers and enjoy their unbeatable Happy Hour specials from Monday to Friday. With 48 taps to choose from, you can grab a pint of your favourite beer for just $6.50. You can also enjoy 2 select pizzas for only $30. If you still have some energy left, head over to the bowling lanes and show off those bowling skills!

When: 3 pm – 5 pm

What: $6.50 pints from 48 taps and 2 for $30 on select pizzas.

Melissa’s MisSteak

Melissa's MisSteak inside restaurant Banff
Relax and unwind after a day in the mountain at Mel’s | Photo by Melissa’s MisSteak

If you’re searching for a local favourite in Banff, look no further than Melissa’s. Enjoy the lively atmosphere in Mel’s sports bar or the restaurant. Happy Hour is every day from 3-6 pm, where you’ll find a selection of drinks to choose from. Plus, from Sunday to Thursday, you can take advantage of Appy Hour from 3-6 pm, where all finger foods are just $10. Also, be sure to keep an eye on their live events, with weekly line-ups, live music, and DJs.

When: 3 pm – 6 pm

What: Selection of drinks starting at $4.50 and $10 finger food


Cheers to Happy Hour in Banff

After an adventure-filled day out in the mountains, there’s still plenty of fun to be had at Happy Hour in Banff. Whether you’re in the mood for a forest setting in Three Bears Brewing or looking for the Italian charm at Lupo, there are lots of Happy Hours to choose from. With $6.50 pints, $16 pizzas, and $6 margaritas, Banff’s Happy Hours are the perfect way to finish off your day on the slopes. So, cheers to the memories and adventures in the magical mountain paradise of Banff & Lake Louise.


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