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The Modern Destination Wedding

Couples who get married in Banff National Park are inspired by adventure – brides and grooms who want to share their commitment to one another surrounded by the most dramatic of landscapes with those closest to them. These couples often have friends and family from all over the world, so their wedding becomes an opportunity for gathering and reunion, and the focus is firmly on ensuring that guests have a memorable and magical time. From personalized gift bags of beautiful locally sourced items waiting at their hotels to a week-long series of fun group events (guided hikes, canoe trips, ski days, culinary indulgence and spa days – Banff National Park has it all), horse drawn carriage journeys to intimate ceremony sites and hot chocolate to keep winter wedding guests warm on the big day - guests are at centre stage in today’s destination wedding.

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  • Shop until you drop for the most personal of gift-bag touches at Banff’s unique local retailers.
  • Dine out at some of Banff’s best restaurants for groups such and then indulge in a drink or two at some legendary bars. 
  • Experience some adventurous daytrips – guided group hikes around Lake Louise, canoe trips on turquoise waters, climbing to awe-inspiring 360 degree views on the Via Ferrata, magical ice-walking at the frozen Johnston Canyon or shredding the powder at one of our three ski resorts – it’s all here to enjoy in Banff & Lake Louise
  • Hike or snowshoe to intimate lakeside ceremony locations and visit the romantic wedding spots that will never go out of style – the Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Mount Norquay or the Rimrock Hotel & Resort.
  • Speak to one of Banff’s talented wedding photographers about the latest trends they're seeing from her couples who travel from all over the world to say their vows in Banff National Park.

Top Ten Romantic Things To Do in Banff National Park

Imagine cuddling tight with your sweetie as you ride on a horse drawn sleigh along the shores of Lake Louise. The snow falls softly around you as you sip a hot chocolate and stay warm under a wool blanket. A candlelit dinner awaits you inside - warm, rich Swiss cheese fondue paired with a cool glass of champagne. Share a chocolate fondue to finish off your romantic evening. This is just one of the romantic things you can do in Banff National Park. Why not make a list of the Top 10?

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  • Ask us about other romantic ideas, such as renting bikes and enjoying a picnic by a mountain lake or staying the night at an authentic mountain log cabin
  • Come and explore Banff for yourself and discover those romantic gems.

Get Married in the Mountains

Imagine a wedding on the banks of a turquoise lake surrounded by glacier-clad peaks, blooming wildflowers and a crisp blue sky. The combination of dramatic and unparalleled scenery, fine cuisine, romantic and luxurious accommodations and extraordinary venues of Banff National Park make for spectacular and memorable weddings. Couples tie the knot at the top of a ski hill, under a gazebo by a flowing river, in a heritage mountain cabin or on a dock by a mountain lake.

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