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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.

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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!

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Victoria Ballroom

Enjoy your festive meals in the hotel’s signature ballroom. Equipped with beautiful décor, floor-to-ceiling windows and a large traditional stone fireplace, the Victoria Ballroom is fit for royalty and will enhance any meal or conversations in its presence. Join us for a Christmas brunch, Christmas buffet dinner, and a variety of New Year’s Eve dinner options.

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! 

Families, Holidays

Christmas Eve Carolers at the Chateau

Gather the family together to enjoy the Christmas classics.
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Winter Sleigh Rides

Sit back, relax and cozy up bundled beneath a blanket on a horse drawn sleigh!
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Mixology Experience

Pick up some tips and tricks for your next dinner party with our cocktail mixology demonstration.
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Dear Santa Claus

Make Santa's nice list by sending him a letter to the North Pole.
Wine Tasting

World Wines – Wine Tasting

Taste and explore different wines from around the world with our hotel Sommelier.
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Ice Skating on Lake Louise

Embrace the spirit of winter from our icy stage where the dramatic Victoria Glacier and snow frosted Rocky Mountains are your audience.
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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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Allow our team of spa therapists to take you on a journey of blissful indulgence with premium quality ingredients.

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