Experience Banffchella: Banff’s Parisian Garden Party

Step into a Parisian Garden party with our summer activation, Banffchella, and infuse your summer with Joie De Vivre. Enjoy delicious cuisine, art installations, cocktails, and more at our Paris-themed Garden party on the Vermillion Room patio. Prepare to be transported to Europe and live out your European summer dreams against the stunning backdrop of the million-dollar Canadian Rockies. The full Banffchella activation will take place on select dates; you can find the schedule here.

Banffchella is accessible to all in-house guests and those dining at Vermillion Room for lunch.

Here’s your guide to experiencing the perfect Parisian summer day in the mountains at Banffchella:

Déjeuner À Vermillion Room 

Begin the summer day with lunch on our Vermillion Room patio. Get transported to the charming streets of Paris with our stunning floral-art installations that’s perfect for photo opportunities. The stunning floral installation sits along the outer wall of the Castle allowing you to be emersed in a garden paradise. Enjoy the French-inspired brasserie that has a delectable new lunch menu for all to enjoy. Indulge in the flavors of French cuisine with a Canadian Twist. The new lunch menu provides delectable appetizers to mouthwatering main courses, truly transporting you to an afternoon in Paris. 


Fuel your Competitive Side with Lawn Games 

After lunch, take a stroll onto the Vermillion Room lawn where you’ll find an array of lawn games perfect for a Parisian party. Immerse yourself in the magical garden paradise by spending time on the lush lawn. Here, you can enjoy classic games such as croquet, pétanque, cornhole, and a variety of others, perfect for some friendly competition.

Sip Away at the Pop-up Bar 

Visit our Banffchella pop-up bar where you can sip on classic French champagne or indulge in our unique Banffchella Signature Cocktails crafted in collaboration with Ketel One. These signature cocktails, paired with stunning florals and mountain views, will leave you immersed in a garden-party atmosphere. The pop-up bar features gorgeous floral decor that perfectly complements the Parisian-style Garden theme.

Soak up the Live Music  

Enjoy live music while dining, sipping, and playing games. On select days, a live acoustic musician will provide the perfect soundtrack to the garden party. With an unforgettable lineup of local musicians playing on the lawn, it’s sure to elevate your summer day to the next level.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with 13 Below  

On the lower terrace, you will find the 13 Below ice cream bar to satisfy your sweet tooth. The menu features a variety of sweet treats and ice cream flavors guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. You can also find the perfect photo opportunity with our ‘Beautiful Banff’ sign here. Surrounded by beautiful florals and stunning million-dollar mountain views, it will capture memories for years to come.

Don’t miss out on the event of the summer here at the Castle in the Rockies! Enjoy an array of events filled with Parisian charm while surrounded by the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies. Sip, dine, and savor your way to the perfect blend of mountain and European-inspired summer.


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