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Festive Celebrations

Enter our real-life snow globe over the festive season and create memories to last a lifetime. Eat, drink, and be merry in our hidden alpine retreat and enjoy the most iconic Canadian experiences, right from your doorstep. Once-in-a-lifetime activities at the Chateau will have you wishing your holiday will never end.

Eat, Drink & Be Merry

Celebrate the festive season in your home-away-from-home at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Our team has curated delicious festive dining experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Discover all our festive dining experiences taking place from December 21, 2023 to January 1, 2024.

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Ice Bar

Stop by our Ice Bar with your family and sip a hot chocolate or ice wine while admiring our winter wonderland. This is one of the coolest bars in the Canadian Rockies, where the longer you sip your cocktail, the cooler it gets.

Santa Bar, a festive pop-up bar at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Santa Bar

Immerse yourself in the festive season with Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise’s whimsical holiday-themed pop-up, the Santa Bar. The perfect spot to sip on festive cocktails that will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

Champagne Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Champagne Room

Step into the radiating warmth of the Champagne Bar, a haven nestled in the heart of the bustling festive fun. Transport yourself to a ’70s inspired Après-ski retreat, where the air is filled with the inviting aroma of carefully curated charcuterie and the bubbles of the finest champagnes.

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Traditional Christmas Dinner

Feast upon a Christmas dinner that would make Mrs. Claus proud. Fixed with all the trimmings this is the perfect time to gather your family around to indulge in delicious food and breathtaking views, sure to bring out the holiday spirit in even the family Grinch! Our culinary teams are delighted to bring you a buffet bursting with all of your holiday favourites; with live-action stations featuring a wide selection of seafood, prime rib carved fresh from the oven, and the ultimate turkey dinner, this is a family feast that will leave both your tummy and spirit feeling full.

Festive Activities

With bright twinkling lights, soft fluffy snow, and cozy fireplaces warming your toes, Banff National Park is the perfect destination for all your festive family fun. Our resort programming is sure to fill you with joy and spark the holiday spirit in each of us! See our 2023 Festive Brochure for more festive activities & events! 

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Christmas Eve Caroling

Join us for an exciting evening of Bingo fun! Get ready to shout 'Bingo!' as you mark off those lucky numbers on your cards. Whether you're a seasoned bingo pro or a first-time player, everyone is welcome to join in on the action. It's time to daub your way to victory at Bingo night - where winning is just a number away!
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:
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Christmas Cookie Decoration

Have fun decorating Christmas cookies with our pastry chefs. Eat them yourself or give them as a gift to a loved one.
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:

Rocky Mountain New Year’s Eve at Lake Louise Ski Resort

Enjoy a spectacular buffet supper, cash bar, night snow tubing followed by a dance party right until midnight with of course, a champagne toast! Bring the whole family to ring in 2024 in Lake Louise.
Location: Lake Louise Ski Resort
Time: April 17th:
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Live Music

Join us in the Victoria Ballroom for a grand afternoon of live music. Sing along to your favourite covers or discover the acoustic stylings and new sounds of our local artist.
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:

The Hot Dogger Party at Lake Louise Ski Resort

Dust off the tight & bright neon gear that was totally tubular in the 80's and dance with the other dudes & dudettes!
Location: Lake Louise Ski Resort
Time: April 17th:
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Non-Denominational Church Service

Celebrate the magic of Christmas at our non-denominational church service. Join us for a heartwarming and inclusive gathering that embraces the true spirit of the season. Regardless of your background or beliefs, you are welcome to join in the joy and wonder of the holiday. Our service is a time for unity, reflection, and the shared values of love and kindness that make Christmas so special. Come as you are and share in the warmth of the season with our diverse community.
Location: Mount Temple C
Time: April 17th:
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Festive Campfires

Drop by and warm up by the Lake Front fire while joining us in a cozy Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise tradition. Roast an apple and enjoy your sweet treat surrounded by our Winter Wonderland!
Location: Lakefront Fire Pit
Time: April 17th:
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Ice Magic Festival

Step into a world of winter wonder on our iconic grounds for the much-anticipated return of Ice Magic in 2024.
Location: Lakefront Terrace
Time: April 17th:

Bingo Fun!

Join us for an exciting evening of Bingo fun! Get ready to shout 'Bingo!' as you mark off those lucky numbers on your cards. Whether you're a seasoned bingo pro or a first-time player, everyone is welcome to join in on the action. It's time to daub your way to victory at Bingo night - where winning is just a number away!
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:

Christmas Cheer with Santa Claus at Lake Louise Ski Resort

Can you spot jolly old Saint Nick? He loves to ski at Canada's Natural Playground - the Lake Louise Ski Resort!
Location: Lake Louise Ski Resort
Time: April 17th:

Magical Christmas Feast at Lake Louise Ski Resort

After a day of skiing or riding on December 23rd, come over to the warmth of the fire in the Lodge of Ten Peaks at Lake Louise Ski Resort.
Location: Lake Louise Ski Resort
Time: April 17th:
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Christmas Storytime

Step into a world of holiday wonder with us as we invite you to join us for an enchanting Christmas storytime experience. Spend quality time with us, settling in for captivating tales carefully selected to spark your imagination and kindle the festive spirit in your heart. Allow these stories to transport you to magical places, where the joy and wonder of the season come to life, creating cherished memories for all who gather with us.
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:
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Toy Makers Workshop

Santa's is in need of some extra help this year. Channel your inner-elf in our toy maker's workshop. Children will create their own stuffed animal friend and a fun Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise outfit for them to wear!
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:
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Gingerbread House Workshop

Join our Gingerbread Village community! Design, build, and bring your gingerbread dream to life while channeling your inner architect.
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:
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Holiday Trivia

Get ready to test your festive knowledge with our Holiday Trivia Extravaganza at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Join us for a jolly good time as we challenge your holiday wits and spread some seasonal cheer!
Location: Victoria Ballroom
Time: April 17th:
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Guided Adventures

For the insider track on our famous backyard, and a chance to enjoy the great outdoors, join one of our mountain guides and carve fresh powder with activities including skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and everything in between.

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Winter Offers

Hit the slopes, escape to mountain adventure, or relax at the spa this festive season. Explore our special offers and packages to make getting away to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise even easier.

Festive, Family Offer, Lake Louise

Multi-Room Family Offer

Vacation time is family time. Bring everyone together and save when you book multiple rooms.

Elevate your stay and upgrade to Fairmont Gold

Good as Gold

Enjoy personalized service of our exclusive concierge floor with private lounge and breakfast.

More to Enjoy at Lake Louise

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Dining at the Chateau

Discover our unique and creative cuisine against an incredible backdrop. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise’s best dining options, truly capture the essence of our vibrant surroundings. Enjoy authentic Alberta beef, Mediterranean twists, Swiss inspired fondue, and much more at the jewel of the Rockies.

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Spa

Allow our team of spa therapists to take you on a journey of blissful indulgence with premium quality ingredients.

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Ski

Few locales can match the unparalleled Rocky Mountain skiing offered by the three extraordinary Banff ski resorts. Which will be your favourite?