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Christmas

Banff and Lake Louise Christmas Sleigh Ride
Travel Alberta / Mike Seehagel

Celebrate Christmas in Banff and Lake Louise

November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Create new traditions on your holiday escape to Banff and Lake Louise, where you and your loved ones will be enchanted by the breadth of heart-warming activities on offer.  Here you can relish every unforgettable moment with an extraordinary winter retreat in the breathtaking Canadian Rockies.


Plan Ahead: Check the Travel Information Page prior to visiting Banff National Park to ensure you understand any public health measures in place. 

The health and safety of our community, visitors and residents, is our top priority.  In this time of uncertainty and quickly changing pandemic, we are constantly adapting activities in Banff and Lake Louise to ensure the comfort and safety of the community.  


For a new and uplifting holiday experience, discover In Search of Christmas Spirit – a live Christmas story. Immerse yourself in a tale of hope, friendship and love told by the wildlife of Banff National Park, delivered through a lighting and sound spectacular that is ingeniously designed for your safety and comfort.   

The stunning experiences of Banff National Park are waiting in the background to complement these festivities. An afternoon snowshoe, a fondue lunch or a gallery expedition could all be a part of your family’s new holiday traditions.   

Banff and Lake Louise Christmas Family
Kelly Macdonald

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We’ve got you covered for a belt-loosening meal, without the cleanup!

Plan Your Stay

Browse and book accommodation and lodging packages with our trip planning tool. To learn about the different types of accommodation available in Banff and Lake Louise, visit our Places to Stay page or Contact Us to speak to a local expert.