Highlights of the Year

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel organizes several colleague events and hosts various community special events throughout the year. Here are a few of the highlights of the year.

Colleague Events

Canada Day Celebrations, Lake Louise

CANADA DAY CELEBRATION (JULY 1ST)

One of the best celebrations at Lake Louise! Thousands of visitors come to our famous lakeshore to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Employees get to partake in all the fun, including the Polar Bear Dip.

*Scroll to the bottom of this page to watch our Canada Day video!

Lake Louise Colleague Events, India Independence Day

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY (AUGUST)

Hosted by our Indian colleague community, this Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise tradition is enjoyed by all the colleagues during a night of traditional Indian cuisine, dancing and celebration.

COLLEAGUE MAGIC SHOW (AUGUST)

One of the best parts of working with a diverse team is that we have endless opportunities to enjoy our colleagues’ amazing talents! Our Magic Show was enjoyed by all!

Colleague Holiday Gala

COLLEAGUE HOLIDAY GALA (DECEMBER)

The Annual Holiday Gala is held in the Mount Temple Ballroom and is a beautiful evening of dinner and dancing with tons of great prizes and trips given away! It is a favourite night for colleagues to get dressed up and celebrate the holiday season. Star Colleague of the Year and Leader of the Year award winners are also announced, which adds to the excitement of the holiday gala.

Group Adventures (year round)

Lake Louise Jobs, Sky Diving Group

SKY DIVING, PARAGLIDING, CAVING, WHITE WATER RAFTING, HIKING

Lake Louise Jobs, Group Ice Climbing

ICE CLIMBING, DOG SLEDDING, DOWNHILL SKIING, CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Hotel & Community Events

Ice Magic Festival at Lake Louise

ICE MAGIC FESTIVAL – WORLD ICE CARVING COMPETITION (JANUARY)

Hosted by the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, this 34 hour ice carving competition is the most anticipated spectacle of the Ice Magic Festival. Watch in amazement as Internationally renowned professional ice carvers work to sculpt towering one-of-a-kind works of art from imposing blocks of solid ice on the shores of Lake Louise. With each ice block weighing a daunting 300 lbs, this exceptional art form involves grueling physical labour in a delicate balancing act with precision artistry.

 

Pond Hockey Tournament, Lake Louise

POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT (FEBRUARY)

Nothing beats a game of shinny and Lake Louise offers the most picturesque pond hockey rink on Earth. Celebrate Canada’s game with two days of action packed hockey at The Lake Louise Pond Hockey Classic. Teams compete 4 on 4 in 30 minute games, with additional championship games.

Lake Louise Ski Resort - World Cup

WORLD CUP DOWNHILL SKIING COMPETITION (NOVEMBER)

The Lake Louise Winterstart World Cup is Canada’s premiere alpine ski race. The Lake Louise Ski Resort, nestled amongst the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park, will host the only World Cup race held outside of Europe.

Lake Louise, AlbertaCanada Day Celebrations

Watch this fun video featuring Canada Day Celebrations at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.