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Come to the Beaver bar to play the classic ‘Beer Pong’, hosted by the Kitchen boys Brando and Shawn Dog. Starts around 9:30pm
Open Mic Night in at the Beaver East has a cult following. The institution was made famous by Ireland’s ‘Casey Lynch Project’ and continues strong with current host, Sam. Locals and backpackers alike come to share their talents and drink their Thursday nights away. The best part is YOU could be part of it! Do you sing, play guitar, bang more »
Kelowna’s favorite backpackers are hosting the best Halloween Party ever – on a houseboat on the lake! Samesun Backpackers Kelowna hosts awesome boat parties throughout the year on our 100 person vessel with on board bar, surround sound & BBQ – and this Halloween party is going to be epic! Book your accommodation early more »
Join Claire on her mission to hike every trail and mountain in this beautiful area until the snow comes. Keep an eye out for updates on this weeks hike around the Hostel. Please meet in the foyer at designated time and all Guests participating in the Hike receive 10% off in the Bar.
Got Balls!? We do! Bingo night is your chance to join in the greatest geriatric tradition of them all, and maybe win a few prizes! Join Megan the menace in a night of numbers as he hosts Bingo. Hear her call out things like, ‘number 10, big fat hen, number 10′. Starts from 9:30pm in more »
Meet Mickey our ‘Man of Maintenance’ every Sunday night for an evening of Ice skating as he tries his luck at the ‘Russian Split’ or a ‘Flying Spin Sit’ at the local indoor Skating rink. Meet in the lobby at 6:15pm. Costs $10 inc. skate hire. All participants get 10% off in the bar afterwards.
A good night’s sleep in Vancouver (Run up 2,300 stairs and you’re bound to sleep well when you visit Vancouver!) “A slightly cautionary note, this isn’t a sleeping self-help guide, but an example of how awesome and action packed it is to visit Vancouver… Breakfast started as usual; grab the bagels quickly before they all more »
Join us in the Beaver Bar around 9:30pm for a LIVE gig of Andy Loops – a well-known singer among the locals of Banff. Entry is Free.
Join Andy every Tuesday on a cinematic adventure at the Lux Cinema. Movies are $5 or $11 with popcorn and a drink! Meet in the lobby at 6:30pm. After the movie, come back to the Beaver for 10% off all night.
Come play some Board Games in the bar from 9:30pm with Katieee your Host and Bartender for the evening. Also on Mondays, we are launching No Phone Mondays. Time to put that technology away, get your heads out of your computers, stop scrolling through your phones and make some new friends! We will give you more »