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Cultural Programs

  • Fairmont Banff Springs

Join us as we embark on activities designed to educate you and your family. From Taylormade Golf Tutorials to our Heritage Experiences, there is something for everyone during your stay at the Castle. Open to guests of the hotel only.


Heritage Series - Top 5.5 Things You Always Wanted To Know About Banff But Were Afraid To Ask 
Be prepared to be amazed by the beauty of Banff National Park. From is beautiful scenery and fascinating wildlife there is more to this place then what you see before you. It is filled with stories from the past, wildlife quirks and mind blowing places. Come join our interpretive guide as they share with you the Top 5.5 things you need to know about Banff so you can leave feeling much more connected to our home.

Heritage Series - Bears in the Wild
Come join one of the representatives from Bear Safety & more as they discuss topics ranging from Black and Grizzly Bear ecology, signs of bear activity, how to avoid and what to do in a bear encounter, to fun facts and local research on bears in Banff National Park. 

Going for Gold
Join aspiring and current Canadian Olympians as they share their remarkable stories of dedication, perseverance and teamwork.

Heritage Series - The Mountains, The People, The Stories By The Campfire 
For centuries people have come to Banff seeking inspiration, clarity, healing and vision. Hear stories of our First Nations People, the early days of Banff, CPR guide adventurers and more. Come listen to one of our Banff Guides around a nice campfire, while enjoying some hot chocolate.

Heritage Series - Banff Springs Heritage Experience
Learn about the history of Fairmont Banff Springs during this 45-minute walking activity. Our knowledgeable Ambassadors will share highlights and stories that took place at this hotel, while taking you on a mini-tour of the key spaces.  

Bear Walks
Come meet Bear, our beloved hotel canine ambassador. He loves to meet new people, being outdoors and going for walks. Immerse yourself in the life of Bear by taking him for a beautiful walk on one of our assigned trails. Please inquire with VIP Concierge for walking availability. 

Artist In Residence - In Partnership with Mountain Galleries 
Come meet and engage with our Artist in Residence first hand in the Artist Room on Lobby Level, shopping area. These local artists are some of the best Canada has to offer. 

Wilderness Walks 
Take a walk down the Spray Trail with one of Resort Animators and learn about the local mountain landscape and wildlife that roam our beautiful local area. Easy walk for all guests. 

Campfire & Marshmallows
A tradition as Canadian as it comes! Surrounded by panoramic views, join us by a roaring fire and roast some marshmallows.


Evening Golf Heritage Tours 
Come and enjoy a Heritage Tour of our world famous Stanley Thompson Golf Course with one of our experts while riding a golf cart. Advanced reservations required. $35 for adults, $15 for children 6-16 and $60 for couples. Tax is not included in the rate.

Be Mountain Ready! 
Before you set out on that big mountain adventure, let us help you prepare. Join our own Fitness Consultants to learn how to best prepare for that hike, plus key tactics for quick recovery to keep you in great shape for the next adventure! Ages: 13+ (recommended)

Ride Along Cultural Bike Tour 
Register to join our bike tour in the beautiful sites of the historic Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. View some of the best views and beautiful wildlife the hotel grounds with a trip to the Bow Falls. The tour ranges between 60-90 minutes and is suited to all fitness levels. Tour is recommended for ages 12 and up. Minimum height requirement for bikes is 5'2".

For more details regarding our Resort Activities or to make reservations , please reach out to our Concierge Team at 403-762-6895 or e-mail.  You can also find our Resort Activities Policies here.

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