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Fairmont Banff Springs is a hotel wedding venue located in Banff, Alberta. Nestled in Banff National Park in the scenic Rocky Mountains, this locale features breathtaking views and an opulent interior. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is reminiscent of European castles and offers couples a fairytale setting to say “I do.”

Please note that due to high demand for 2022, we are now only booking weddings at The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course Clubhouse for summer 2022. All other wedding space at Fairmont Banff Springs is fully booked for 2022 and filling up quickly for 2023. Please email our wedding team if you have any inquiries.

Facilities and Capacity

At Fairmont Banff Springs, you and your future spouse will have your choice of indoor or outdoor venues. Tie the knot on the Outdoor Terrace with the backdrop of Bow Valley or in the chapel-like Mt. Stephen Hall. The terrace boasts enough space for up to 180 seated guests and offers unparalleled photo opportunities. Continue the festivities inside in one of the hotel’s many function rooms. Whether your wedding is grand or intimate, you’re sure to find your ideal space here. The Cascade Ballroom is adorned with lavish decor and is suitable for receptions of up to 220 attendees. The venue’s most popular event space, Mt. Stephen Hall, is known for its iconic exposed beams and stained-glass windows. It is a beautiful mid-size room and can accommodate 120 of your loved ones.

Services Offered

This venue welcomes couples for their ceremony and reception or their reception only. The event experts are dedicated to helping newlyweds bring their matrimonial visions to life. Our Conference Managers have specialized knowledge of weddings and are happy to share their wealth of knowledge with couples. The hotel’s culinary team provides catering services for events held here, including making your dream wedding cake in-house. Dining styles available include plated, buffet, or cocktail service. Guests with allergies or special dietary requirements can be accommodated with advance notice. The wedding party can also provide group services at the hotel’s spa or golf course.


Newlyweds and their guests are invited to spend a relaxing night in the hotel. It features 757 guestrooms and suites that are elegantly decorated and equipped with modern amenities. Couples can use a spacious suite to prepare for the big day or spend their wedding night in a romantic room with panoramic views. Discounted room rates for accommodation are available for wedding guests.

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93% Recommended by couples

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Carol Married on 21/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful memories

We decided to splurge for our weekend trip where we got married in Banff. Upon check in we were surprised with a complimentary upgrade to the gold level room which included lounge access and complimentary breakfast, dinner and deserts! The gold floor is amazing. Service everywhere in the Hotel was impeccable. I felt like royalty.
Steph J. Married on 01/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing restaurants, great service & food

We had amazing meals at the Fairmont restaurants. We went here after our wedding with a large group of family and it couldn't have been any better! Great service, drinks, food and views.
Tessa H. Married on 22/05/2022
4.2 out of 5 rating

Castle wedding

The fairmont was a beautiful venue. I had to move my wedding once and they were very accommodating and professional. I wanted a wedding that didn’t require a lot of coordinating with different vendors and having it at the fairmont allowed for me to leave a lot of the little things to them. They have a fairly ridged structure however so if you have a particular vision be sure they can accommodate it as it is still an active hotel and tourist destination
Larissa W. Married on 17/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous venue

Married on the terrace outside with the most spectacular views and had our reception in the Ivor petrik room. I would recommend taking photos in the mt Stephen hall as it’s one of the most beautiful rooms I have ever seen. This whole hotel in general, inside and out is just breathtaking
Amanda W. Married on 17/07/2021
4.4 out of 5 rating

Very Quick Response

The customer service was outstanding. I emailed looking for prices and details on the venues available. They were quick to reply and answer all my questions.
Kaitlyn C. Married on 14/08/2020
5 out of 5 rating

A Dream Come True

I have wanted to have my wedding at the Banff Springs Hotel since I was five years old. It was a dream come true when we were able to book the Banff Springs as our venue. We were married on the Upper Terrace which was an absolutely stunning back drop to our ceremony. The food was perfect - it was without a doubt the best meal we’ve ever had at a wedding. But above all, the staff were so kind and accommodating to us and all our guest.
Wendy P. Married on 29/12/2019
5 out of 5 rating

So scrumptious

We had afternoon tea at the Castle for our wedding reception. The food was absolutely amazing and there was ample and we had to get doggie bags to go as there was so much. Would recommend eating here for sure.
Erika L. Married on 19/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing place to get married at

Amazing vendor, great food and great service there!!
Corinne D. Married on 30/05/2019
4.6 out of 5 rating

Simply the best!

The most gorgeous venue for a wedding there is! We just had issues with getting a hold of the person in-charge of catering a few times, but everything was sorted out. Services rendered were excellent.
Lisa T. Married on 29/09/2018
4.8 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue

It’s expensive but worth it. The mountain view is breath taking. The food was amazing. Everything went mostly smooth. The rooms were incorrect but they fixed it for us. Although they said the outdoor terrace would be private and there was hotel guests outside taking pictures during our wedding and I wasn’t too happy about that.
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405 Spray Avenue PO Box 960 T1L 1J4 Banff (Alberta)
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