Family in February

With Family Day just around the corner, Banff National Park emerges as the perfect backdrop for creating unforgettable memories and strengthening the bonds with your loved ones. Whether you choose to explore the charming Town of Banff, conquer the iconic ski hills, traverse the scenic trails, or venture deep into the majestic mountains, Banff offers a plethora of family-friendly activities that will leave you yearning for more.

Snowshoeing in Banff National Park
starry night over a mountain

Resort Activities at Fairmont Banff Springs

Nestled in the heart of Banff, the ‘Castle in the Rockies‘ welcomes families with a range of curated activities provided by our esteemed Resort Activities team. Our knowledgeable guides cater to adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts, offering experiences like snowshoeing through deep powder or embarking on a wilderness walk tour to explore the nearby trails. For those inclined towards history and creativity, craft sessions and castle treasure hunts on the property await your participation.

Learn more about our activities here.

Movie Night

For a cozy night out, grab some popcorn and your favorite snacks and head to Lux Cinema Banff for a movie night with the family. Banff’s Bear Street offers plenty of dining options before you catch a newly released film.

Nightrise at the Banff Gondola
Nightrise at the Banff Gondola
Nightrise at the Banff Gondola
Nightrise at the Banff Gondola

Nightrise at the Banff Gondola

Ascend to new heights with the Banff Gondola Nightrise experience. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of Banff under the night sky and discover multi-sensory art installations. Please refer to this site for more information.

person in green ski gear skis down the mountain
Photograph Credit: Kyle Mulder + Banff Sunshine Village
group of skiers on a chairlift with mountains in the background

Hit the Slopes at One of Our Three Iconic Ski Hills

Embark on thrilling adventures at Mt. Norquay, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise ski resorts. Each destination offers a unique skiing experience, from challenging slopes to breathtaking scenery.

Pro Tip: Explore the slopes during the day and afterwards unwind at our Waldhaus Restaurant for fondue. 

aerial of resort
Family skating on Lake Louise
Family skating on Lake Louise

Ice Skate on Lake Louise

Experience the enchantment of skating on the picturesque Lake Louise.

Pro Tip: Indulge in après-skate relaxation at our sister property, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

man walking along a trail at winter time
Photo Credit: Noel Hendrickson

Johnston Canyon Walk

Embark on a family-friendly journey through Johnston Canyon. Marvel at the frozen waterfalls and picturesque landscapes, creating cherished memories along the way.

Fairmont Banff Springs - Outdoor Pool Winter
Fairmont Banff Springs - Outdoor Pool Winter
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Make A Splash at Fairmont Banff Springs

Dive into family fun with our indoor and outdoor heated pools. Additionally, our newly installed outdoor sauna, facing Cascade Mountain, offers a rejuvenating experience in the heart of the Rockies.

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