Tickets on Sale
Tickets are required to visit the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise lakeside Competition Carving Site during peak visitation on Saturday January 20 and 27 and Sunday January 21 and 28 from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. All other dates and times the carving site is free to enter and enjoy.
Banff and Lake Louise Overnight Guests
Guests who book one of the following Lake Louise accommodations have free access to the lakeside Competition Carving Site at all times. A wristband grants you access even when tickets are required.
Free tickets included with an overnight stay at the following accommodations:
- Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
- Deer Lodge
- Mountaineer Lodge
- Baker Creek Mountain Resorts
- Storm Mountain Lodge
- Castle Mountain Chalets
Guests who book any one of our Banff accommodations will receive discounted ticket prices. These prices are available online only with a special promo code given upon booking your Banff accommodation. They will be available to purchase online soon.
- Infants & Youth (12 & under): Free
- Senior (55+): $5
- General Admission: $5
General Admission for Day Visitors
Tickets for General Admission, for visitors not staying in Banff or Lake Louise, will be available online prior to the event and on site at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise lakeside and Lake Louise Visitor Information Centre on January 20 and 27 and Sunday January 21 and 28 during the event. The remaining days are free.
- Infants (2 & under): Free
- Youth (3-12 years old): $5
- Senior (55+): $7.50
- General Admission: $12.50
- Family (2 adults & up to 4 youth): $30
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