Special Dining Events

During the holidays, our kitchens are filled with the smells and tastes of the season. Our culinary team goes above and beyond to create memorable dining experiences for you and your loved ones to celebrate Christmas. As the holiday season is a busy time at Fairmont Banff Springs, we highly recommend making your dining reservations in advance to guarantee your preferred dining times.

 

Please note, dining reservations will not be available for out-of-house guests to book until 10:00 am MST on December 1, 2019. 

DINE WITH A CELEBRITY 

Dinner in Santa's Suite

After weeks of making his lists and checking them twice, Santa needs a little rest in his own personal Fairmont Suite. We invite you to enjoy a five course family style dinner served in Santa's suite here at the Castle. There may just be a visitor from the North Pole!

 

Menu

December 18 - 24, starting at 6:00pm. Accommodates 8-12 guests. Reservations required minimum 72 hours prior. $2,600 includes private access to Santa's Suite, five course dinner, dinner wine, gratuity and tax

Make reservations by email or by phone at + 1 403 762 6860.

START THE SEAON OFF RIGHT

Holiday Season Dining

Holiday Brunch at the Vermillion Room

DEC 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29

Our Holiday Brunch features a delicious menu with Canadian and international favourites in our French brasserie. 

The Vermillion Room - 11 am to 3 pm

Adults: $75 / Children 6-12: $35 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

Book on OpenTable, by email or by phone + 1 403 762 6860.

Christmas Festive Tea

 NOV. 30 DEC 1, 7, 8 , 14, 15, 21 - 31 & JAN 1

The Rundle Lounge takes England's most beloved ritual to new heights. With breathtaking views, enjoy a festive themed Afternoon Tea.

Upper Rundle Lounge - 11 am to 5 pm

Adults: $65 / Children 6-12: $35 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE for registered guests of the hotel.

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Book on OpenTable, by email or by phone 
+ 1 403 762 6860.

Manager's Reception

DECEMBER 23

Enjoy some delicious canapés and meet some of the people that make Christmas at the Castle possible!​

Mt. Stephen Hall - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Complimentary for hotel guests, no reservations required.

MAKE YOUR CHRISTMAS DELICIOUS!

Christmas Eve & Day Events + Boxing Day

Cascade Family

Christmas Eve Buffet

DECEMBER 24

Join us in the castle Ballroom for our delicious Christmas feast. This extravagant buffet will tempt the taste buds.

Cascade Ballroom - 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Adults: $89 / Children 6-12: $55 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

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Book by email or by phone at + 1 403 762 6860.

Note that an 18% gratuity will be applied. Before November 25, 2019, a full refund will be issued.  Between November 26, 2019 and December 11, 2019, 50% refund will be issued.  After December 12, 2019, no refunds will be issued.

Riverview Family Christmas Buffet

DECEMBER 25

The entire family will love our delicious Christmas fare. This extravagant buffet will tempt the taste buds.

Riverview Lounge - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Adults: $125 / Children 6-12: $60 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

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Book your table by email or by phone 
+ 1 403 762 6860.

Before November 25, 2019, a full refund will be issued. Between November 26, 2019 and December 11, 2019, 50% refund will be issued.  After December 12, 2019, no refunds will be issued.

Christmas Day Brunch

DECEMBER 25

Join us for a decadent Christmas feast with a grand selection of unique and traditional brunch favourites and delicacies from around the globe. Including a complimentary mimosa.

Riverview Lounge - 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Adults: $110 / Children 6-12: $55 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

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Book on by email or by phone + 1 403 762 6860.

Note that an 18% gratuity will be applied. Before November 25, 2019, a full refund will be issued.  Between November 26, 2019 and December 11, 2019, 50% refund will be issued.  After December 12, 2019, no refunds will be issued.

Boxing Day Brunch

DECEMBER 26

Join us for our Waldhaus Brunch menu featuring dishes like Bavarian Benedict and Black Forest French Toast.

Waldhaus Pub - 11 am to 2 pm

À la carte menu

No reservations necessary. 

Christmas Dinner Buffet at The Vermillion Room

DECEMBER 25

Join us for our tantalizing festive buffet. Let us do the cooking for you over this holiday season and celebrate those precious moments with family and loved ones.  Partake in our legendary cuisine while experiencing North Western and International favourites.

The Vermillion Room - 5 pm to 10 pm

Adults: $110 / Children 6-12: $55 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

Book by email or by phone + 1 403 762 6860.

​Reservations cancelled within 48 hours will be charged $25 per person.

Boxing Day Brunch at The Vermillion Room

DECEMBER 26

Join us for a sumptuous late morning feast featuring a grand selection of unique and traditional brunch favourites and delicacies from around the globe.

The Vermillion Room - 11 am to 3 pm

Adults: $75 / Children 6-12: $38 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

Book by email or by phone + 1 403 762 6860.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR RIGHT

New Year's Eve & Day Events

New Year's Eve Brunch

DECEMBER 31

Join us for our Waldhaus Brunch menu featuring dishes like Bavarian Benedict and Black Forest French Toast.

Waldhaus Pub - 11 am to 2 pm

À la carte menu

No reservations necessary. 

1888 Chop House New Year's Eve Dinner

DECEMBER 31

Ring in the New Year and savour an unforgettable 4 or 7 course dinner perfectly paired with award winning wines.

1888 Chop House
Seatings at 5 pm & 8 pm

 

5 pm Seating (4 courses)
Dinner with wine pairing $225 / Premium wine pairing $275

8 pm Seating (7 courses)

Dinner with wine pairing $425 / Premium wine pairing $525

Book by email or by phone + 1 403 762 6860.

Wine pairing mandatory. ​Tax NOT included. Note that an 18% gratuity will be applied. 18+ event as children's menu not available. 
Make reservations now by e-mail or by phone at + 1 403 762 6860. Full payment required at the time of booking. Reservations available for in-house guests. After December 17, 2019, no refunds will be issued.

New Year's Day Brunch

JANUARY 1

Join us for our Waldhaus Brunch menu featuring dishes like Bavarian Benedict and Black Forest French Toast.

Waldhaus Pub - 11 am to 2 pm

À la carte menu

No reservations necessary. 

New Year's Eve Grapes Cellar Experience

DECEMBER 31

Cherish special moments together in this intimate setting. Treat yourself to a unique experience in our rustic Canadian bistro. Explore exquisite flavours from our locally sourced menu and enjoy award winning Canadian wines. 

Grapes - 6 pm & 8 pm

Adults $160 (does not include alcohol)

 

Book by email or by phone at
+ 1 403 762 6860.

 

Full payment required at the time of booking. Reservations available for in-house guests. Before November 30, 2019, a full refund will be issued. Between November 30, 2019 and December 17, 2019, 50% refund will be issued.  After December 17, 2019, no refunds will be issued. 

Tax NOT included. Note that an 18% gratuity will be applied. 18+ event as children's menu not available

New Year's Eve Gala

DECEMBER 31

Our grand Van Horne Ballroom transforms into a celebration fit for Kings and Queens! Executive Chef Robert Ash's four-course meal is served while Barry Shaw and The Fairmont Banff Springs Orchestra plays in the background. Table wine and host bar service are included in the evening's events, with a premium selection to choose from. Tables are dressed with party favours to get you in the mood for a memory-filled arrival of the New Year. The band counts in the New Year while our culinary team renews your appetite with a midnight snack buffet. 
 
Children ages 3 - 12 may attend the New Year's Kids Party starting at 6:00pm.

Van Horn Ballroom 
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Dinner
10:00 pm to 1:00 am Dance

Purchase tickets on ShowPass

Reservations are mandatory and must be prepaid. Ticket sales will close on December 30 at 5:00 pm. Refunds will not be processed after December 26, 2019. Ticket sales will close at 12 pm (noon) on December 30th

New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet at The Vermillion Room

DECEMBER 31

Join us for a sumptuous New Year's feast in The Vermillion Room, featuring a wide selection of authentically local cuisine, prepared in our open concept kitchen by our talented culinary team.

The Vermillion Room - 5 pm to 10 pm

Adults: $105 / Children 6-12: $48 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

Book by email or by phone 
+ 1 403 762 6860.

​Reservations cancelled within 48 hours will be charged $25 per person.

New Year's Day Brunch Buffet at The Vermillion Room

JANUARY 1

​Join us for a bountiful feast in The Vermillion Room, featuring a selection of authentically local cuisine, prepared in our open concept kitchen by our talented culinary team.

The Vermillion Room - 11 am to 3 pm

Adults: $75 / Children 6-12: $38 / 
Children 5 & Under: FREE

Book by email or by phone + 1 403 762 6860.

PLAN YOUR PERFECT CHRISTMAS ESCAPE

Christmas at the Castle

Gather your family in Banff National Park to celebrate the joy of Christmas at Fairmont Banff Springs, your Christmas Castle! Package includes accommodation with an in-room Christmas tree, plus early access to book holiday dining & activities. 

Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Alberta
Canada T1L 1J
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TEL + 1 403 762 2211

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