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Christmas in Banff and Lake Louise

A True Winter Wonderland

November 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Unwrap your sense of wonder and experience this holiday season in a truly enchanted setting - Banff and Lake Louise.

There’s nothing more Canadian than spending time in the Rocky Mountains over the holidays. As you wake up and gaze at the breathtaking views, you sip your first morning coffee by the warm glow of a cozy, crackling fireplace. Wrapped in blankets, it's easy to savour the moment watching small snowflakes fall outside your window. Then, you realize there’s nowhere else you’d rather be!

Christmas Events and Festivities

Ignite your festive spirit and watch the town of Banff come alive during the famous Santa Claus Parade of Lights. After the parade, check off your Christmas lists as you wander the decorated Banff Avenue to the sound of holiday carolers who will get you in the festive mood. The Banff Christmas Market is another great way to find one-of-a-kind treasures and enjoy festive entertainment and culinary delights.

With your Christmas shopping done, it’s time to give your feet a rest and experience the natural beauty of Lake Louise in a sleigh ride through fresh snow. When the sun goes down, the streets come alive as you indulge in an authentically Canadian meal with local produce, game meat, and craft beer all served by the crackling fire.

With the dip in temperatures and a dusting of snow, Banff National Park is transformed into a winter playground for everyone. Embrace the adventurous side of winter at one of the local ski resorts; Mount Norquay, Banff Sunshine, or the Lake Louise Ski Resort.

Whether you’re looking to indulge in Christmas shopping, relax in the crisp mountain air, or enjoy a winter adventure, there’s truly something for everyone in Banff and Lake Louise.

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