Fairmont Banff Springs

405 Spray Avenue PO Box 960 T1L 1J4 Banff (Alberta) Map · Phone number
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About Fairmont Banff Springs

Centrally located in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, Fairmont Banff Springs is Canada’s Castle in the Rockies. Say "I do" in the romantic ambience of this Scottish Baronial castle amid the backdrop of majestic mountains. Magnificent views, the renowned Willow Stream Spa, a championship golf course, extraordinary skiing, and an endless array of summer and winter activities create an overall experience that you and your guests will treasure forever.

Facilities and capacity

The Fairmont Banff Springs offers beautiful event spaces. Be it a small gathering of 10 or a grand reception of 900, the venue can accommodate events of any size and style. Event spaces include:

  • The Cascade Ballroom: Located at the north end of the castle, the Cascade Ballroom offers a stunning panoramic view of the Bow Valley from the adjacent conservatory. Eight breathtaking chandeliers, hardwood floors, and decorations of blue, burgundy, and gold make this ballroom perfect for a wedding celebration.
  • The Alhambra Ballroom: Your guests will be awestruck as they step through the custom cast bronze door and into the Spanish Renaissance-styled Alhambra Ballroom. It boasts large windows, high ceilings, and the four chandeliers that cast the perfect radiance as your guests dance the night away. It is perfect for ceremonies and receptions and can accommodate up to 220 guests.
  • Ivor Petrak Room: This intimate space is perfect for hosting beautiful ceremonies and receptions with up to 60 guests. Dance the night away under the central chandelier, and experience the charming view of the sweeping Bow Valley.
  • The Outdoor Terrace: The Outdoor Terrace is an amazing ceremony venue with extensive views of the Bow Valley enclosed by mountains. It has the capacity for 180 guests. Along with its natural beauty and charm, it is close to the wedding reception spaces and hotel amenities. Additionally, there are the Angus & Strathcona Rooms and Mount Stephen Hall that are available for use.

Services offered

The team at Fairmont Banff Springs provides attentive, personalized service to make your event flawless and memorable. The team assists couples with a list of preferred vendors for entertainment, music, floral, photography, and more. Wedding services include the ceremony rental for one hour, set up and removal of chairs, registry desk and chair, guestbook table, and gift table, two oak pillars, complete set up of your wedding banquet room (tables, chairs, white table linens, white linen napkins, white china, silverware), option of a raised head table and table numbers or mountain names.

Cuisine

Along with excellent services, Fairmont Banff Springs staff offers culinary delights coupled with wine. The experienced chefs will present authentic local menus and classic cuisine. Couples can choose from a wide variety of buffet, plated, station, reception meal, and dessert options. Some of the dishes offered include teriyaki beef skewers, jalapeño cream cheese fritters, chilled shrimp, grilled chicken breast, and much more.

Accommodations

Fairmont Banff Springs offers 764 guest rooms and suites equipped with world class amenities. After the celebration, guests can enjoy their stay in any of these rooms. These rooms include attentive and personalized services as well as enhanced amenities for guests with special needs.

Other services

Fairmont Banff Springs offers an intimate event space for other wedding-related events, such as your engagement party, bridal shower, and rehearsal dinner. Birthdays, anniversary celebrations, company galas, and fundraising events can also be hosted at the venue.

Other facilities

The venue offers other optional facilities and amenities. Parking is available beside the Convention Center. It is a three-level roofed parkade with 415 parking spaces. Other facilities include tissues, mints, water station, and coat rack, Bowling and Entertainment Centre, Willow Stream Spa - Golf course and a pool area and kids club.

  • Number of guests From 1 to 1050
  • Maximum Capacity 1000
  • Type Ballroom, historic, hotel
  • Style Classic
  • Event Services Accommodations, catering / bar, outside vendors
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 500.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 100.00
More information

More information about Fairmont Banff Springs

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    34
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Tables
    Linens
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 100
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 100
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 15
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 10
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Limited bar

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17 Reviews for Fairmont Banff Springs


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  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Response time 4.9

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    Erika Lougheed · Married on 19/08/2019

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    Amazing place to get married at

    Amazing vendor, great food and great service there!!

    Sent on 24/08/2019
  • Valerie

    Valerie Garcia · Married on 02/05/2017

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    Emilie D'Amours handled our reception at the Fairmont Banff Springs for our small wedding in May of 2017. We had eloped with immediate family to Canada from Texas site unseen. Emilie was amazing start to finish! The hotel staff and service were amazing apart from the spa however, Emilie went above and beyond to make our wedding day PERFECT! The reception was perfect, dinner and cake tasted AMAZING!! Highly recommend!

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    Sent on 30/06/2017
  • Amanda

    Amanda Getting married on 17/07/2021

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    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.

    Sent on 27/08/2019
  • Lisa

    Lisa Thelen · Married on 29/09/2018

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    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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    Sent on 15/10/2018
  • Katherine

    Katherine Griffiths · Married on 05/05/2018

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    A Fairytale Wedding Venue

    Our dream wedding would not have been possible without this amazing venue for our reception. It was a fairy tale! The food was incredible, service impeccable in every way and it was so beautiful. I highly recommend it for your big day!

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    Sent on 20/08/2018

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