New Year at the Banff Springs 2010

November 30, 2010 
Filed under Events & Entertainment

new year's eve firework display

Following on from our post highlighting the best Christmas events at the Banff Springs Hotel, we have now put together a list of our favorite events taking place at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel during the 2010/11 New Year period.
New Year is busier than Christmas in Banff, and we strongly recommend that all the following events be booked before you arrive at the hotel. If you haven’t booked your hotel yet, take a look at the hotel packages for New Years in Banff.

New Year’s Family Skating Party

Festive family dinner in the Waldhaus Pub with an after dinner skate on the rink outside.
Dec 31st, 6-9pm
Waldhaus Pub
Adults $30
Children 10 yrs and under $15
Skates can be rented for $9/hr at Banff Springs Ski & Mountain Sports

Banffshire Club New Year’s Eve Dinner

Exquisite New Years tasting menu with wine pairing in the hotel’s fine dining restaurant.
Dec 31st, 6-9.30pm
The Banffshire Club
Adults $400
*If you wish to continue the celebration and attend the New Year’s Eve Party described below, special priced tickets are available for an additional $90.

New Year’s Gala Evening

This is the Banff Springs’ biggest New Year party with a four course gala dinner with wine service, host bar, live entertainment and midnight buffet.
Dec 31st, 6pm-1am
Van Horne Ballroom
Adults $295 (all inclusive)
Children $149 (after 8pm the event is for adults only)
*Also open to guests staying at other Banff hotels

New Year’s Eve Party

If you don’t wish to attend the whole gala evening described above, you can join the party after dinner at 10pm.
Dec 31st, 10pm-1am
Van Horne Ballroom
Adults $125
*Also open to guests staying at other Banff hotels

Other New Year’s Dining Options

The events described above are specially organized for New Year’s Eve, however the other hotel restaurants are also open for business as usual, including the Waldhaus, Samurai and Castello, all of which require reservations. Grapes Wine Bar and the Rundle Lounge will also be serving food on New Year’s Eve on a first come first served basis (reservations not accepted). There will also be entertainment in the Rundle Hall from 9pm to 1am.

For information about Banff New Year’s Eve Packages including accommodation at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel click here.

Apart from our picks above, there are many other festive events happening at the Banff Springs throughout the Xmas and New Year period. For full information, see the Christmas at the Castle brochure at the Fairmont Banff Springs website.
While we have made every effort to provide accurate information, we recommend that you confirm all events and pricing directly with the hotel.


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