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A Western welcome to the Western lifestyle!

The Bar U Ranch was founded in 1882 and is the only Parks Canada-administered National Historic Site that commemorates the importance of ranching in Canada.

Explore historic treasures, including the blacksmith shop, harness repair shop, round-up camp, saddle horse barn, and restored workhorse barn. Experience 140 years of history, life, and culture.

Looking for a unique experience for your wedding ceremony?

Imagine your special day; the bridal party arrives at the Bar U Ranch, and we whisk you away to the historic cookhouse where the bride and bridesmaids get ready in the cookhouse kitchen —the groom and groomsmen head to the Ranch Office to relax before the ceremony.

Your guests have gathered next to the historic Stud Horse Barn, and the groom awaits as his bride arrives by Percheron horse-drawn wagon. You exchange your vows, and the ceremony is complete! Now it’s time for the photographs set against various beautifully textured backdrops, all nestled below the majestic Rocky Mountains of Southern Alberta.

Bar U Ranch Wedding Ceremony Package

  • Stud Horse Barn wedding ceremony location.
  • Admission to the national historic site.
  • Chairs for ceremony.
  • Antique registration signing table/chair.
  • Sound system
  • The bridal party uses the Cookhouse Kitchen to stage before the ceremony. (2 hours)
  • Groom and groomsmen use the ranch office to stage before the ceremony. (1 hour)
  • Percheron horse-drawn Wagon will transport guests to the ceremony location, pick up the Bridal Party at the Cookhouse for the grand entrance to the ceremony location, and take photos with the Percheron Horse Drawn wagon after the ceremony. (3 hours)
  • Photography Permit
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