Event & Wedding Venues in Calgary

View a list of our preferred venues and premier Calgary venues organized by size. Make sure to check our guides to Calgary wedding venues. Keep in mind that you’ll earn AIR MILES® Reward Miles by booking Simply Elegant’s services. Let’s have a quick chat about your event today!

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Preferred Venues

These are the venues at which Simply Elegant is a preferred supplier.

National Music Centre

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, is a new state-of-the art facility that showcases the story of music in Canada and the incredible power of music. The 160,000 square-foot building includes five floors of exhibition space, recording facilities, classrooms, multiple event spaces, and a 300-seat performance hall.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 200

Cocktail Capacity: 300

Metropolitan Centre

Calgary’s premier boutique style conference centre located in the heart of downtown features sophisticated event venues ranging from chic salons to a contemporary 5200 square foot ballroom. The Grand Lecture Theatre is the ideal room for presentations and ceremonies featuring a tiered floor that accommodates theatre, classroom and reception style set ups.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 300

Cocktail Capacity: 550

Genesis Centre

This facility hosts events of any size including graduations, weddings, galas, dinners, trade shows, meetings, and concerts. This is a 30,000 square foot special event venue that features a built in stage, professional audio visual equipment, catering kitchen, loading dock, dedicated parking lot, reception area, and dressing rooms.

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Seated Dinner Capacity: 1000

Telus Convention Centre

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre is a full-service convention centre since 1974. Located in downtown Calgary, it has 122,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, 5 pre-funciton areas and 36 meeting rooms.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 50 to 3600

Cocktail Capacity: 50 to 4000

Largest Space: 47,000 sq ft

The Hangar Flight Museum

The Hangar Flight Museum of Calgary offers that unique venue you’ve been looking for! Entertain guests inside one of our many rooms or gallery spaces. All are located within a historic Second World War building that is sure to send you and your guests back through aviation history

Seated Dinner Capacity: 200

Cocktail Capacity: 300

Art Evolution

Nestled in the heart of the city near trendy Inglewood, the Crossroads Art Centre is a unique building from the 1920’s. With access to multiple spaces including an intimate gallery, spacious lounge, ballroom, 200 person theatre, and plenty of free parking, Art Evolution Events provides over 6500 square feet of flexible event space only 5 minutes away from Calgary’s downtown core.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 300

Telus Spark

With breathtaking architecture TELUS Spark is the ideal place to host an event. Its impressive facility can be transformed into a cocktail reception, fundraising gala, holiday or birthday party, or imitmate meeting. Just minutes from the downtown core with plenty of parking space.

Seated Dinner capacity: 250

Cocktail Capacity: 900

Largest space: 10,000 sq ft

Large Size Venues

Telus Convention Centre

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre is a full-service convention centre since 1974. Located in downtown Calgary, it has 122,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, 5 pre-funciton areas and 36 meeting rooms.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 50 to 3600

Cocktail Capacity: 50 to 4000

Largest Space: 47,000 sq ft

Stampede Grounds

Where the right space and true western spirit meet. Every year at the Calgary Stampede we host hundreds of events, welcoming more than 700,000 guests to experience our own special brand of western hospitality.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 50 to 9,000

Cocktail Capacity: 50 to 10,000

Largest Space: 60,800 sq ft

Hotel Alma

Alma is confident, warm and unpretentious – with an eclectic look that teams retro best with contemporary flair. Set in the vibrant heart of the U of C campus, Hotel Alma treats guests to gracious service, friendly rates, and a host of accommodating spaces.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 520

Cocktail Capacity: 800

Largest Space: 13,464 sq ft

Calgary Zoo

You need a room for a small breakfast meeting: Check. Or an outdoor spot to say your vows: Check. A banquet hall for your wedding reception: Check. A tent for your company barbecue or an auditorium for your presentation: Check and check. No matter what kind of event you’re planning, we have the perfect place to host it. And no matter what venue you choose, your booking helps the animals dine too.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 50 to 9,000

Cocktail Capacity: 50 to 10,000

Commonwealth Hall

Situated in Northeast Calgary, Commonwealth Centre is a modern facility which accommodates many types of events from various sizes. Commonwealth Centre has hosted: meetings, tradeshows, conferences, concerts, weddings, sporting events, automobile launches and much more. With its modular design, the entire 15,200 square foot room can be divided into six different configurations.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 600

Cocktail Capacity: 1000

Metropolitan Centre

Calgary’s premier boutique style conference centre located in the heart of downtown features sophisticated event venues ranging from chic salons to a contemporary 5200 square foot ballroom. The Grand Lecture Theatre is the ideal room for presentations and ceremonies featuring a tiered floor that accommodates theatre, classroom and reception style set ups.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 300

Cocktail Capacity: 550

Medium Size Venues

Hotel Arts

Hotel Arts is the ultimate Urban Escape providing discerning travelers with luxurious accommodations, personalized service and sumptuous dining options. Located in Downtown Calgary, Hotel Arts is conveniently located close to shopping, theatre, dining, convention facilities, the Calgary Stampede and major offices. Perfect for corporate and leisure travelers alike.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 650

Cocktail Capacity: 1000

Largest Space: 9,500 sq ft

Devonian Gardens

Devonian Gardens provides a unique setting for your corporate function, wedding, social event or photography session. The Gardens can accommodate 15 – 350 people. Take advantage of its convenient location, tropical setting and year-round accessibility.

Maximum person capacity for receptions and social events: 350

Maximum person capacity for wedding ceremonies: 150

Glenbow Museum

Glenbow is never the same place twice – with three floors of gallery space featuring historical and contemporary art, world cultures and Alberta history, we can provide a stunning backdrop or intimate creative setting for your meeting, presentation or reception.

Seated Dinner Capacity: 350

Cocktail Capacity: 500

The Hangar Flight Museum

The Hangar Flight Museum of Calgary offers that unique venue you’ve been looking for! Entertain guests inside one of our many rooms or gallery spaces. All are located within a historic Second World War building that is sure to send you and your guests back through aviation history

Seated Dinner Capacity: 200

Cocktail Capacity: 300

The Fairmont Palliser

Fairmont Palliser has been the city’s premier address, the cornerstone of Calgary’s hospitality industry and a landmark building that is rich in history and architecture. For a century, Fairmont Palliser has been the luxury Calgary hotel of choice to celebrate special occasions, and to welcome Royalty, celebrities, and visiting heads of states and nations from all around the world.

Seated Dinner capacity: 320

Cocktail Capacity: 391

Largest Space: 4763 sq ft

Telus Spark

With breathtaking architecture TELUS Spark is the ideal place to host an event. Its impressive facility can be transformed into a cocktail reception, fundraising gala, holiday or birthday party, or imitmate meeting. Just minutes from the downtown core with plenty of parking space.

Seated Dinner capacity: 250

Cocktail Capacity: 900

Largest space: 10,000 sq ft

Out of Town Venues

Solara Resort & Spa

Canmore, Alberta

Sheer luxury is artfully combined with the warm comforts of a rugged mountain retreat at Solara Resort & Spa in Canmore, Alberta. Treat yourself and your wedding party to the best accommodations in Canmore complete with unsurpassed on-site spa services and a fantastic four-season playground in Canmore, and the surrounding areas.

Grande Rockies Resort

Canmore, Alberta

Grande Rockies Resort is ideal for creating an unforgettable wedding experience. Enjoy the expertise of our professional event staff who will facilitate your on-site requirements.

Choose to have your ceremony in our beautifully landscaped courtyard with breathtaking mountain views, or in one of our function rooms. Our ballroom is perfectly suited to larger receptions, or choose a function room for a more intimate party. With full-service catering from Habitat Restaurant, a wedding celebration at Grande Rockies Resort will be an event to remember.

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