Banff Family Activities | Christmas Activities in Banff

Family Christmas Activities

Gather your family and head to Banff National Park to celebrate the joy of Christmas and the festive holiday season at The Fairmont Banff Springs, your Christmas Castle in the Rockies! We have lots of exciting activities for the whole family. Children can participate in activities such as; writing letters to Santa, musical celebrations, a Medieval workshop, bowling and family movies nights. Feature activities include:

Kids Club

Dec 23, 24, 26 - 30, Jan 2 - 4 

Full Day: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Half Day Options: 9:00am - 12:00pm or 1:00pm - 4:00pm 

Visit the Kids Club room and check out our amazing program. The Fairmont Banff Springs Kids Club provides the opportunity for our young guests to enjoy a variety of Christmas activities under the supervision of our friendly, experienced counsellors. Kids Club guests will play indoor and outdoor games, go tobogganing, do scavenger hunts, crafts and more.

Cooking Decorating
Dec 23 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join our team of Pastry Chefs for this time-honoured tradition. Roll up your sleeves and decorate your own heavenly-spiced gingerbread cookies.

Gingerbread House Workshop
Dec 24 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Our friendly Pastry Chefs will guide you and your family step by step as you create your very own gingerbread house. Decorate it with all of your favourite kinds of delicious candy to create an edible work of art.

Santas Workshop
Dec 22 - 24 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Children of all ages are invited to explore this unique workshop where they can create special holiday keepsakes. The crafts and themes change daily and are led by Lynette and Cindi from “Zu-Ma: Talent to Amuz”.

Teddy Bear Tea
Dec 27 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lynette and Cindi from “Zu-Ma: Talent to Amuz” will host a special tea time for our young guests and their favourite furry pals. While the adults enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Rundle Lounge, the children can listen to stories, do crafts and make friends next door.

Click on the Christmas at the Castle Brochure to discover a complete list of Castle activities during the holidays.

The Banff Christmas holiday season is a busy time for The Fairmont Banff Springs. To secure your preferred activities, we highly recommend making reservations well in advance. Team members will be available to assist between 8:00am and 4:00pm by calling 403-762-6860  or email:  




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