• A small girl toboggans down a hill of snow at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Reindeer Games & Festive Activities

From crafting gingerbread houses with the little ones to indulging in holiday-themed cocktails and live music for the grown-ups, Christmas at The Lodge offers delightful activities for everyone to cherish.

Festivities For the Family

Candy Cane Lane

Follow the path to Candy Cane Lane in the Mary Schaffer Ballroom, where the holiday spirit comes alive in a burst of sugary delight. This festive haven is a sweet tooth’s dream, offering a whirlwind of exciting activities and an abundance of candy treats at every turn.

December 19, 2024 – January 5, 2025

A child floats around in the pool on a wreath shaped pool tube at Christmas at The Lodge at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Festive Pool Party

Spreading holiday cheer in the most unexpected way, DJ Claus hosts this year’s Festive Pool Party! Take a dip and lounge in sweet style on floating peppermints and twirl to the tunes of rockin’ Christmas carols.

December 19, 24, 28, 31

Small girl writes a letter to Santa to place in the letters to Santa mailbox at Christmas at The Lodge at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Letters to Santa Station

Craft your wish lists and sprinkle them with a dash of Christmas magic to be sent off to the North Pole! Your personalized reply from Santa himself will arrive via Reindeer Airmail the next day and will be delivered to your guest room.

December 19 – 24, 2024

Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt

Embark on a sweet adventure with our Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt! Explore every nook and cranny, follow the peppermint-scented clues, and uncover hidden candy canes throughout our winter wonderland.

December 19 – 30 & January 1 -5

Woman smiles as figure skates hang from her shoulder at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Winter Activities

From enjoying a traditional Canadian pastime on Lake Mildred to trying a new form of skiing on one of our groomed trails, there’s an activity for all ages to experience this winter season and our Winter Activity Centre located at the Golf Clubhouse will help you find it!

Kris Kringle Theatre

Christmas movie night is the ultimate holiday treat! Cozy up with popcorn and blankets for a Christmas featured film.

December 19, 2024 – January 5, 2025

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S’mores & Hot Cocoa

Indulge in the cozy delights of the holiday season with our fireside Christmas-inspired S’mores and Hot Chocolate!

December 20 – 22, 24 – 27, 30, 31 & January 1, 2, 4

Two brothers drink cocoa and make snowmen with marshmallows and crispy sticks at Family Arts and Crafts at Jasper Park Lodge

Elf-Approved Christmas Crafts

We’ll bring the sweets, supplies and more, all you have to bring is your creative chef’s hat to decorate delicious Christmas take-home treats!

December 19 – 23, 25 – 31 & January 1 – 5

Stocking Decorating

Decorate your very own Christmas stocking. Once all of the merry masterpieces are created, our elves will whisk them away to be filled with treats!

December 24

Small child places a piece on a checkerboard at Christmas at The Lodge at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Christmas Board Games

Join in on the reindeer games and gather ’round the table for a night of festive fun and spirited competitions featuring holiday-themed games like Christmas charades, Candy Land, and Rudolph’s Christmas Journey.

December 19, 26 & January 1, 5

Bingo dotter on a Bingo card for Family Day Bingo at Jasper Park Lodge


Challenge your family members to a timeless and classic game of B – I – N – G – O with a holiday twist.

December 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 & January 2, 4

Christmas Trivia

Test your holiday knowledge with our Christmas Themed Trivia! Gather your friends and family for a jolly quiz night filled with questions about classic carols, festive traditions, and Santa’s North Pole adventures.

December 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 & January 3, 5

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Pool Activities

Pool Volleyball
December 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30 & January 2, 3, 5

Family Swim
December 21, 25, 28 & January 1, 4, 5

Pool Basketball
December 22 & 29


Girl exercising in group during Kids' fitness class at Jasper Park Lodge

Family Fitness

Join our festive family fitness class for a merry and spirited workout, for all ages and fitness levels!

December 20, 22, 27, 29 & January 2, 4

A family of four walks through the falling snow at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Winter Nature Walk

Embark on a magical Winter Nature Walk amidst the majestic Rocky Mountains, where the crisp air, snow-kissed landscapes, and enchanting scenery come together to create a truly unforgettable Christmas experience.

December 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30 & January 3

Santa's Obstacle Course

Navigate through a jolly challenge of festive obstacles and holiday-themed adventures, testing agility and spreading cheer in this merry pursuit of seasonal fun for all ages.

December 24, 25, 31 & January 1

Santa's Cabin

Venture into the cozy log cabin nestled in the snow where you’ll be greeted by a holly jolly hello from the North Pole’s finest guests! Share your Christmas wishes and snap a picture with Santa and Mrs.Claus as a magical take-home keepsake.

December 19 – 24 | December 26 – 30 (Viewing Only)

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Sparkle n' Pop!

Celebrate the holidays and watch the bubbles dance in your glass as you sample a selection of sparkling wines, perfectly complemented by an array of delectable food pairings to delight your senses.

in The Nook
December 21, 26, 29 & January 4 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Reservations are required.

Whiskey Business

Experience a sophisticated whiskey tasting as you savour a variety of rye, bourbon and scotch, thoughtfully paired with delectable culinary delights to enhance your tasting experience.

in The Nook
December 20, 23, 28 & January 3 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Reservations are required.

Craft beer flight on a table.

Merry Beers-tmas

Discover the essence of craft beer and enjoy a tasting that features an array of locally brewed favourites, each artfully paired with a selection of charcuterie bites to create a unique profile of flavours.

in The Nook
December 19, 22, 27, 30 & January 2, 5 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Reservations are required.

The Festivities Continue

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New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge with unforgettable dining experiences and a glamorous midnight masquerade party, promising a night of elegance and excitement for all.

A family of four walks through the falling snow at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Winter in Jasper

The crackling fire, clear cold air, and unforgettable lodge setting. Skate on frozen glacial lakes and stand on windswept peaks, surrounded by living nature and the glittering stars of one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves.

Christmas Dining Experiences

Our Christmas dining options beckon you to experience a holiday season like no other from the first sip of warm hot chocolate to the last decadent bite of gingerbread. We invite you to relish in the joy of the season and create unforgettable moments.