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BANFF, AB, September 23, 2021Fairmont Banff Springs has unveiled an exciting lineup of new events and programming this fall at Canada’s “Castle in the Rockies”.

Oktoberfest at the Waldhaus Pub & Biergarten
The world-famous Bavarian festival, Oktoberfest, will be hosted at the Waldhaus Pub & Biergarten this month from September 24-25. The celebration will feature live music from Alpen Schatz Band, The Jordan Rody Band and DJ Mikey De Roza, plus a Bavarian-inspired menu paired with Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr beer. For more details, click here.

Banff Pride
To celebrate Banff Pride, Brooke Lynn Hytes, star of RuPaul’s Drag Race and host of Canada’s Drag Race, will be hosting the Banff Pride Kick-off Party in the Rundle Bar on October 2 and a Drag Brunch in the Alhambra Ballroom on October 3.

Local Alberta queens Gogo Fetch, Jesse Hannibal, Chelsea Horrendous and transgender Comedian Cindy Rivers will also be performing at the events, along with Aimee Beaudoin as emcee. CAD $5 from each ticket will be donated to the Banff Pride Society. For more details and to book, click here.

Thanksgiving at the Castle
The Vermillion Room will be serving a three-course Thanksgiving feast from October 8-11, as well as an extravagant Thanksgiving Sunday Brunch on October 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and can be booked here.

Thanksgiving-themed Afternoon Tea will also be available October 8-11 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and can be booked here.

Wild Wellness
Fairmont Banff Springs has partnered with IMPACT Magazine to bring Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers to the Castle throughout the month of November with their new “Wild Wellness” package.

Guests will have the opportunity to train with Tommy Europe from November 1-4, Brent Bishop from November 8-11 and Tish Duffy from November 15-18, with two daily sessions available and evening fireside talks hosted by IMPACT to discuss all things fitness and wellness.

The package also includes luxury accommodation, two-hour spa access at the Willow Stream Spa and a take-home yoga mat. ‘Wild Wellness” can be booked here or as an add-on with existing room reservations.

Fall Resort Activity Programming
Fairmont Banff Springs’ Resort Activity animators have unveiled new private experiences for hotel guests this fall. From a private Larch Madness adventure to see the golden foliage to a Night Sky Experience to take in one of the best stargazing destinations in Canada, there are endless opportunities to discover bucket list experiences in Banff National Park this fall. For more details and pricing, click here.

To learn more about fall events and programming at Fairmont Banff Springs, click here. Albertans can also save up to 30 per cent on accommodation at Fairmont Banff Springs by booking the Alberta Resident’s Rate here.


About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 4,900 hotels and residences across 110 countries.

About Accor

Accor is a world leading hospitality Group consisting of more than 5,100 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The Group has one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing luxury and premium brands, midscale and economy offerings, unique Lifestyle concepts, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor also boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and approximately 260,000 team members worldwide. Over 68 million members benefit from the company’s comprehensive loyalty program ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a daily Lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its Planet 21 – Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACCYY) in the United States. For more information visit or follow Accor on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and Instagram.


Lynn Henderson 
Regional Director, Public Relations 
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Canada’s Western Mountain Region

Casey Bachand
Communications Manager
Fairmont Banff Springs

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