Banff wedding venues offer endless opportunities for stunning mountain backdrops, luxurious amenities, and everything in between. Whether you’re looking to have a small ceremony at an outdoor venue or planning an extravagant evening affair at an urban wedding venue, we’re sharing the best Banff wedding venues to say I do. Find where you and your fiancé will start your forever by browsing wedding venues in and around Banff, Alberta.
1. Malcolm Hotel
321 Spring Creek Drive, Canmore, Alberta | 403 812 0680 | www.malcolmhotel.ca
If wedding goals include getting married with some of the most spectacular mountain scenery, Malcolm Hotel might just take the cake! The modern mountain lodge sits at the heart of Banff’s most dramatic mountains, offering 360-degree views of the surrounding vistas. The interior ballroom includes incredible floor-to-ceiling windows offering a front-row view of the Three Sisters, Banff’s most iconic peaks. The lodge also includes an array of luxurious amenities, including a rooftop outdoor heated pool and spa, 1,200ft of outdoor event space, fine dining, exterior fire pits, a game lounge, coffee bar, and more.
VENUE SPACES: Indoor + Outdoor | SEATING CAPACITY: Up to 260 | OUTSIDE CATERING: No
OUTSIDE ALCOHOL: No | ACCOMMODATIONS: Yes | PET FRIENDLY: Up to 50lbs
2. Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis | 403 591 7711 | www.lodgeatkananaskis.com
Standing in the Kananaskis Valley and just an hour’s drive from Calgary’s city limits, Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge is where backcountry beauty and luxury meet. Nestled amidst the pines and seamlessly blending mountain living with modern amenities, the Banff wedding venue is an ideal spot for your happily ever after. With both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception locations, you can easily create your dream wedding at Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge from an intimate affair with a handful of your closest friends and family with a family-style reception dinner or an elaborate gala with lavish adornments. Walk down the aisle with the soaring, jagged peaks of Mount Kidd shining in the backdrop to your vows. After you officially tie the knot, transition indoors to one of the Lodge’s many ballrooms that can accommodate up to 400 guests. Dance the night away and dine on delightful dishes of local fare, midnight snacks and decadent treats.
VENUE SPACES: Indoor + Outdoor | SEATING CAPACITY: Up to 400 | OUTSIDE CATERING: No
OUTSIDE ALCOHOL: Wine – Corkage Fee Required | ACCOMMODATIONS: Yes | PET FRIENDLY: Yes
COORDINATOR REQUIRED: No | CURFEW: 12:45 AM
3. Buffalo Mountain Lodge
700 Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff | 403 410 7417 | crmr.com/buffalo
Located in Banff and perched atop Tunnel Mountain with epic surrounding vistas, Buffalo Mountain Lodge creates an iconic setting for your wedding day in Banff National Park. Buffalo Mountain Lodge offers three distinct function rooms for weddings: the Wapiti Longhouse, Strathcona Room and Wainwright Room. All rooms are wonderfully decorated and offer natural lighting, in-room bars and stunning mountain views. The Wapiti Longhouse is composed of two levels and features a beautiful fieldstone log-burning fireplace and spectacular views of Cascade Mountain. Ideal for intimate weddings, the Wainwright Room offers rustic peaked wood-beam ceilings and windows filtering in an abundance of natural light. Buffalo Mountain Lodge features exclusive, nature-inspired cuisine crafted from fresh, regional ingredients to delight your guests and you! With 108 guest rooms, keep all of your friends and family under one roof in the main lodge, built with hand-hewn timber, warmed by a fieldstone fireplace, and perfect for gathering in the cozy lobby bar for after-party drinks!
VENUE SPACES: Indoor | SEATING CAPACITY: Up to 99 Seated | OUTSIDE CATERING: No
OUTSIDE ALCOHOL: No | ACCOMMODATIONS: Yes | PET FRIENDLY: Yes
COORDINATOR REQUIRED: Yes | CURFEW: 1:00 AM
4. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise | 403 522 3511 | fairmont.com/lake-louise
In the heart of Banff National Park and along the shores of Lake Louise, discover the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, which seamlessly blends grandeur with a sense of ease. Enveloped by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the natural beauty of this popular wedding destination permeates every nook of the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. The resort offers various indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces amidst the perfect setting of Lake Louise and the surrounding mountain ranges. For a one-of-a-kind, jaw-dropping backdrop for your I dos, exchange vows on the Lakeview Terrace. Repeatedly named on the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler “Gold List” for hospitality excellence, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is committed to making your marriage proposal or wedding celebration perfect in every way. The dedicated staff will assist you in planning and executing your wedding to perfection, along with the in-house catering team crafting the ultimate fine-dining experience for your guests. With lodging on-site, you can mix and mingle with your guests all weekend!
VENUE SPACES: Indoor + Outdoor | SEATING CAPACITY: Varies | OUTSIDE CATERING: No
OUTSIDE ALCOHOL: Wine – Corkage Fee Required | ACCOMMODATIONS: Yes | PET FRIENDLY: Yes – Exception for food service areas
COORDINATOR REQUIRED: Yes | CURFEW: 11:00 PM
Brewster Kananaskis Guest Ranch
Ranch Road, Highway IX Seebe, Alberta | 403 673 3737 | www.kananaskisguestranch.com
Buffalo Mountain Lodge
700 Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, Alberta | 403 410 7417 | www.crmr.com/buffalo
125 Kananaskis Way, Canmore, Alberta | 403 609 0004 | www.cornerstonecanmore.com
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Alberta | 403 762 2211 | www.fairmont.com/banff-springs
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Alberta | 403 522 3511 | www.fairmont.com/lake-louise
Mount Engadine Lodge
1 Mount Shark Road, Canmore, Alberta | 587 807 0570 | www.mountengadine.com
219 Banff Avenue, Banff, Alberta | 403 762 3102| www.parkdistillery.com
Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis, Alberta | 403 591 7711 | www.lodgeatkananaskis.com
300 Mountain Avenue, Banff, Alberta | 403 762 3356 | www.rimrockresort.com
2000 Silvertip Trail, Canmore, Alberta | 402 678 1600 | www.silvertipresort.com
1 Mountain Avenue, Banff, Alberta | 403 762 7486 | www.banffjaspercollection.com/dining/sky-bistro
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