Unforgettable Dining Experiences at the Castle

During the holiday season, our kitchens are filled with the smells and tastes of Christmas. Our Chefs go above and beyond to create memorable dining experiences for you and your loved ones to celebrate Christmas.

Dining reservations for December 17 - 31, 2021 can only be booked by in-house guests of Fairmont Banff Springs. Please email our Dining Reservations team directly or call 403 762 6860 to book your holiday dining. 

Holiday Dining & Events
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DEC 17 - 31

360° Dome

With panoramic views of the Castle and surrounding mountains, our fully private 360° Dome is the perfect place to reconnect with loved ones this holiday season. 

The following experiences can be reserved for up to 6 guests: 

- 6-course Festive Dinner | Dec 17 - 23 & Dec 26 - 30 | $1,500 minimum spend 

- 6-course Christmas Eve Dinner | $3,500

- Family-Style Christmas Day Brunch | $3,500 

- 6-course Christmas Dinner | $3,500 

- 6-course New Year's Eve Dinner with Champagne & Access to Rundle Bar Party | $5,000  
*Taxes and gratuity not included 


Bountiful Buffets

Indulge in Banff's best buffets this holiday season at The Vermillion Room. 

Featuring the following buffets: 

- Festive Sunday Brunch | Adult $75 / Child $35

- Christmas Eve Dinner | Adult $110 / Child $55

- Christmas Day Brunch | Adult $95 / Child $55

- Christmas Dinner | Adult $125 / Child $55

- New Year's Eve Dinner | Adult $125 / Child $55

- New Year's Day Brunch | Adult $85 / Child $35
*Taxes and gratuity not included 



Festive Afternoon Tea

The Castle takes England's most beloved ritual to festive heights. With breathtaking views, enjoy a holiday-themed Afternoon Tea and a glass of bubbly! A live pianist will also be playing during this timeless experience. 


Located in the Riverview Lounge | Adult $78 / Child $38
*Taxes and gratuity not included 


Dinner in Santa's Dining Room​

We invite you to enjoy a family-style dinner served in Santa's own dining room here at the Castle. You may even have a special VIP visitor stop by to wish you a Merry Christmas!

Five-Course Christmas Dinner + Wine for 6 to 12 guests | $2,600  

DEC 17 - JAN 02 | THURSDAY TO TUESDAY, 4:00pm - 11:00pm 

The Thirsty Reindeer

You'll be surrounded by Christmas spirit(s) at our new festive bar this holiday season! Sip perfectly crafted cocktails while you marvel at the over-the-top Christmas décor at The Thirsty Reindeer. 

Located at Ramsay Bar in The Gatehouse, above The North Pole 

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DEC 31

Ring in the New Year! 

Celebrate the end of 2021 in style at Rundle Bar's first-ever New Year's Eve Party! Featuring live music, craft cocktails and more! Princes & princesses of the Castle can still get in on the celebrations at The Vermillion Room's family-friendly New Year's Eve Party. 

Rundle Bar Party | 8:00pm - 1:00am | $95 - $175 | 18+  | Juno Award winner Laila Biali & DJ Miss Bliss will be performing. 

The Vermillion Room Party | 9:00pm - 1:00am | Complimentary  ​

DEC 31

1888 Chop House NYE Dinner

Celebrate the special season with a decadent dining experience at our award-wining 1888 Chop House. Adults only. Price includes wine pairings. 18+ event. 

1st Seating at 5:00pm (4 courses) $225 / person | $275 with premium wine pairings 

2nd Seating at 8:00pm (7 courses) $425 / person | $525 with premium wine pairings 

*Taxes and gratuity not included 

DEC 31

Castello Italiana NYE Dinner

Enjoy a set menu featuring authentic Italian cuisine this New Year's Eve at Castello Italiana. 

Table d'hôte | $175 / person 
*Taxes and gratuity not included 


New Year's Day Brunch at the Waldhaus

Join us at our Bavarian-inspired house in the woods for the perfect New Year's Day brunch. 

A la carte menu 

DEC 17 - JAN 2 

Christmas Dinner To-Go

Let our talented chefs do the cooking this year so you can enjoy quality time with loved ones! Choose between a prime rib dinner or classic turkey dinner, complete with delicious sides and dessert. Please note, orders must be placed a minimum of five days in advance.  


Dining reservations for December 17 - 31, 2021 can only be booked by in-house guests of Fairmont Banff Springs. Please email our Dining Reservations team directly or call 403 762 6860 to book your holiday dining.