Banff is a resort town located within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. With its stunning skylines of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and its picturesque small town setting, Banff enchants with château-style hotels, cozy restaurants, and amazing views. Whether you prefer to hit the peaks, stroll along Main Street, or relax in the hot springs, Banff offers something for everyone making it the perfect destination for your Rocky Mountain Wedding.
Located on Tunnel Mountain, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is a peaceful retreat surrounded by nature, yet just minutes away from the heart of Banff's shopping, restaurants and night life. A hidden gem of the Canadian Rockies, the lodge also houses the highly acclaimed restaurant, Sleeping Buffalo (don't miss their Rocky Mountain cuisine). Each of the 108 guest rooms is decorated to reflect the mountain architecture and offers guests a one-of-a-kind experience they won't soon forget!
Mount Engadine Lodge is a stunning all-inclusive mountain getaway within the Spray Valley Provincial Park. This authentic Rocky Mountain lodge offers guests amazing views and wildlife right outside their doors. Ideal for the nature-loving traveler, Mount Engadine accommodates up to 19 people with cabins, rooms and even a yurt! It provides a cozy and serene environment for guests with adventures and activities year round.
With an expansive view of the Three Sisters mountain range and the best of Canadiana cuisine, the Iron Goat is a great choice for your rehearsal dinner. Located just outside of Banff in Canmore, Alberta, the Iron Goat is a stunning three level timber framed restaurant with vaulted ceilings, natural wood finishes and an amazing patio. With dining options for small to medium groups, this restaurant has rooms on two levels including a generous balcony and a patio featuring jaw-dropping mountain views for your intimate pre-wedding gathering!
With it's contemporary take on campfire inspired cooking, spirits distilled in-house and the only wood-fired rotisserie grill in Banff, this trendy spot is the perfect location for your rehearsal dinner! Whether you are looking for a private or semi-private booking, or just a great place to relax and eat amazing food before your big day, Park Distillery has you covered. Looking for a unique rehearsal dinner experience, consider a Park private distillery tour and tasting before your dinner!
Banff Gondola - Sky Bistro
Looking for stunning views to wow your guests prior to your wedding day? Journey up the Banff Gondola and experience mountaintop dining 2,900 feet above the town of Banff! With three distinct venues including the Sky Bistro, Northern Lights Café and the Outdoor Rooftop Terrace, this brand new state of the art venue offers distinctly Canadian dining with memorable views. Keep in mind, free shuttles run daily from Banff Avenue as a convenient option for guests!
Located on a stunning emerald lake, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is without question a venue to check out. This year-round luxury Fairmont resort offers countless outdoor activities, world-class spa amenities and unparalleled dining. Be inspired by this Alberta getaway and plan your dream day in its indoor and outdoor locations. Our personal favorite? The Lakeview Terrace overlooking the amazing Victoria Glacier!
Famously known as Canada's Castle in the Rockies, the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is a stunning Scottish castle located in the heart of Banff National Park. This luxury mountain resort allows you to choose from a variety of spectacular venues including the dreamy Mt. Stephen Hall and the breathtaking Outdoor Terrace. A true wedding getaway, the Banff Springs offers the popular Willow Stream Spa, a championship golf course, tennis, bowling and entertainment center and more!
Silvertip Resort is a stunning mountain venue located just outside of Banff in Canmore, Alberta. With magnificent views of the Rocky Mountain scenery, ability to accommodate up to 250 guests and its Exclusive Mountain Wilderness Fusion cuisine, this resort is sure to give you and your guests an unbelievable wedding experience!
If you are looking for a small and intimate wedding in the Canadian Rockies, be sure to check out Storm Mountain Lodge. Offering a rustic and elegant atmosphere for weddings up to 36 people, this lodge provides a memorable weekend getaway for guests. When booking a wedding at Storm Mountain, your wedding is given exclusive use of the entire lodge, its 16 cozy cabins, event space and dining room. Be sure to take a look at this hidden gem!
Visitors can spend their morning relaxing at the Banff Upper Hot Springs, where they will relax in the hot mineral water overlooking Mount Rundle. Then, spend some time at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site to experience first hand the origin of Canada's national parks and learn about the history of the Canadian Rockies.
For your nature-loving guests, Banff offers a multitude of hiking trails amongst some of the most stunning locations in Alberta including Lake Minnewanka, Mt. Norquay, Johnson Lake and Emerald Lake.
To finish off a day of activities, guests can walk the main street,Banff Avenue. With its quaint shops selling genuine Canadian products, candy stores, restaurants and art galleries, Banff Avenue is the perfect location to window shop, have a great meal and experience this picturesque mountain town.