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Christmas in The Rockies
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Christmas in The Rockies

Your guide to celebrating Christmas in the Rocky Mountains

Everyone could use a little Christmas cheer right about now. Make this winter holiday season special in the Rockies with these unique celebrations in your backyard that are still going to be open through the end of 2020 and some into January.

A Banff Christmas Story

Mrs Claus reading Christmas Stories at Fairmont Banff Springs

Christmas Spirit Outdoor Experience | Banff Town

Who doesn’t love a live Christmas story? Brought to you by the wildlife of Banff National Park, this sensory extravaganza of light, sound and social distancing will put you in the holiday spirit.

Christmas at the Castle | Fairmont Banff Springs

The Fairmont Banff Springs transforms into an enriching experience blending old world charm with present-day panache. This experience is reserved for hotel guests this year, but you can also bring the Fairmont luxury home with a Christmas-dinner-to-go kit.

Christmas Dinner To-Go | Fairmont Banff Springs

Dashing Through The Snow

Private Sleigh Ride in Banff

Nothing says Christmas romance like a one-horse open sleigh. Check off this bucket-list item this winter season with private horse-drawn sleigh rides by Discover Banff Tours including a s’mores kit, hot coco and a warm blanket.

Book a private ride| Banff National Park

Drive-Through Rockies Christmas

Enjoying Christmas snow and Christmas Lights in the Canadian Rockies
Winter Wonder Forest

After drive-through movies, and drive-through concerts, The Rockies are starting a drive-through Christmas tradition! This experience in Edmonton is sure to be 100% safe and a delight for everyone in the family. A little road trip with holiday lights, while you sit in the comfort of your heated car seats with a hot cider.

Winter Wonder Forest Car Pass | Edmonton

Rockies Christmas Lights From The Mountaintop

Ski Marmot / Mike Seehagel

The best lights are viewed from the top of the mountain. Ski to the top of Marmot Basin will make you feel the mountain is all yours to enjoy in solitude. Check ski conditions at Ski Marmot before heading up.

Looking for other activities through the holidays? See our list of COVID-safe things to do.

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