Saturday, August 13, 2005

Banff Heats up the Rockies with Spring Street Party

Banff Heats up the Rockies with Spring Street Party

Heat Up the Rockies Street Festival held annually in Banff National Park offers Live Entertainment, Events and Activities for all ages during this March event.

Banff, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) March 21, 2007

Banff Lake Louise will host the popular Heat up the Rockies (http://www. banfflakelouiselive. com/Events. cfm) Street Festival with premier spring skiing and a giant street party this March 30th and 31st.

This ski season has been the best that the Canadian Rockies has seen in years. Whether you ski with tots on tethers, or head straight down Delirium Dive, a late-March ski-and-party weekend is the perfect way to welcome the best spring ski season ever.

The third annual Heat Up The Rockies street party begins Friday, March 30 and continues all day Saturday on Banff's Bear Street. With events such as the Ski Banff Lake Louise Sunshine (http://www. banfflakelouiselive. com/SkiingSnowboarding. cfm) adult 3-on-3 hockey tournament, with competitions for tri-area season's passes, and more - there is plenty of fun for kids of all ages.

From 2 p. m. to 8 p. m., the party heats up with an eclectic live concert - featuring Five Alarm Funk, Ras Ibo and Kindread, Grass Roots Deviation, Los Morenos and the Wasabi Collective. Find gourmet Grill treats from local restaurant chefs, and a cool Pilsner beer at Tommy's Beer Garden.

Got little ones? The Phunky Monkey climbing wall will be kid heaven at the Kid's Park, with also a huge Travel Alberta screen for interactive online games, the Imagination Station, creative face painters and plenty of street performers.

The Bison Courtyard will feature Chic Scott's breathtaking images of Western Canada's best backcountry powder skiing… absolute perfection!

The 'welcome party' from 7 to 10 p. m. on Friday, March 30 at the Elk & Oarsman. At 9 p. m., Hoodoos Bar and Lounge is the place to be for the VIP Party with great entertainment, drink specials and lots of cool people!

Adventure operators and hosts of accommodations have a plateful of Banff Lake Louise special offers (http://www. banfflakelouiselive. com/featured. cfm) for Holiday Card holders which make the decision to join the Heat Up The Rockies easy.

Stay at a one of several Banff Lake Louise hotels (http://www. banfflakelouiselive. com/featured. cfm) and get amazing offers of up to $99 a night! There are also great value offers available for adventures like rafting, trail riding and gondola rides, as well as Banff dining for all tastes.

Come and enjoy the 'West's Best' spring skiing at Sunshine Village, Lake Louise Mountain Resort and Ski Norquay. Stroll around Banff Lake Louise for one-of-a-kind items in the area's many shops, galleries and boutiques. Savour the culinary works of art created every day by internationally renowned chefs, and finish a happy day with a soak in one of Banff or Lake Louise's hot, soothing sp-a-h-h-h-h-hs.

Join the fun at the Heat Up The Rockies events on March 30 & 31 in Banff and Lake Louise for the best Canadian street parties and spring skiing! Visit www. banfflakelouiselive. com for more information.

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