BANFF

Quick Facts

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English Only US Passport Needed Canadian Dollar YBA Winter 12° F / Summer 60 °F

Overview

Located in Alberta, Canada, a wedding in Banff often is on the banks of a turquoise lake surrounded by glacier-clad peaks, blooming wildflowers and a crisp blue sky.

The combination of dramatic and unparalleled scenery, fine cuisine, romantic and luxurious accommodations and extraordinary venues can make your mountain wedding so spectacular, your guests will be raving about it for years to come.

What We Love

The ceremony and reception options are endless: tie the knot at the top of a ski hill, under a gazebo by a flowing river, in a heritage mountain cabin or on a dock by a mountain lake.

What to Know

Banff takes environmental stewardship very seriously, and they do not permit bottled water at their national park events.

Canada’s policies for visitors are strict, so make sure you consider your guests prior to booking a wedding in our northern neighbor.

Not to be Missed

CAVE TOURS

Visit an exciting underground world with a descent into a cave on Grotto Mountain.  Highly trained and experienced guides to take you the entire way through the ancient rock and mineral formations in this unique summer activity.

GONDOLA RIDES

The Banff Gondola is just 5 minutes from the town of Banff, on the shoulder of Sulphur Mountain. The Lake Louise Gondola offers an opportunity to soar to an awe-inspiring viewpoint, and to learn why the area is home to the grizzly bear.

BOW RIVER TOUR

Kayaks, canoes and even group canoe trips are a fun and relaxing way to explore the Bow River.  A quintessential Canadian activity, an assortment of rentals are available for those that want a private adventure, or guided tours for those who want a friendly assistant to help them learn about the great Bow River in Banff.

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