Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue

Box 2 Site 1 RR 1 T0M1X0 Sundre (Alberta) Map · Phone number
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Number of guests 10 to 200
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About Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue

Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue is a wedding venue that can be found in Sundre, Alberta. This family-owned and -operated facility offers an ideal setting for weddings of various styles, from the sophisticated to the rustic and everything in between. It provides a welcoming team, flexible event space, and a peaceful ambience, all nestled in the scenic hills of Central Alberta.

Facilities and Capacity

This venue offers multiple stunning event spaces to accommodate couples’ nuptial celebrations. Couples may declare their vows next to the property’s tranquil pond with a fountain or in front of the barn doors for a distinctive backdrop. They can later head inside the barn, where elegant white interiors and charming details await. The barn provides a memorable atmosphere for events of varying sizes, from intimate affairs to larger gatherings of up to 200 people.

Services Offered

Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue can host all kinds of wedding-related events, including engagement parties, showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. Here, to-be-weds will find an accommodating staff that delights in bringing dream weddings to life. The team understands that planning a wedding can often come with some stress, and they strive to keep stress levels to a minimum for all. When booking your big day here, you’ll be able to choose from numerous wedding packages, designed to suit a range of budgets and requirements. Some of the services available at this venue include setup and cleanup, event rentals, bartending, and the allowance of outside vendors. The venue has ample parking, with spots for up to 100 vehicles.


After a long night of celebrating, newlyweds will enjoy returning to the venue’s on-site log home for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. The 3,000-square-foot home can sleep up to 24 people. It boasts multiple patios, a kitchen, a dining room, two living rooms, a hot tub, four bathrooms, and more. It also includes getting-rooms that are perfect for use by the couple and their wedding party as they’re finishing any preparations before the festivities begin.

  • Number of guests From 10 to 200
  • Type Farm, historic, inn/B&B
  • Style Country, rustic, vintage
  • Event Services Accommodations, bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting /…View more
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 7,500.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 16.00
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More information about Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Covered outdoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Family style
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Limited bar
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Outside alcohol
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle markers
    Aisle runners
    Audio equipment
  • What food and beverage items are available?
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 5000
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 7000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 5000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 10
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 10
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 10
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake cutting
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 5
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor

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1 Reviews for Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue

4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Response time 5.0
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    Christina · Married on 05/09/2021

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    Amazing venue, you won't regret choosing them!

    We got married here over the September long weekend and I can't say enough of how beautiful and perfect this place is. The property is stunning and beautiful on it's own, requiring minimal decoration as it's just naturally beautiful. The owners are extremely responsive and flexible to help you get the exact day you want. The log cabin is a marvel to stay in so I highly recommend doing that. It was so wonderful to be able to stay on the property, as well as the option to have friends and family camp on property too - it just made everything better having everyone so close and having fun. Everyone that came to the wedding complimented how stunning it was and was so impressed with the place. Go check it out, it's worth it and so close to Calgary or Red Deer that it's easy to find vendors. There's also lots available more locally from nearby towns of Sundre and Olds. We were so happy with our wedding here and I honestly have no regrets about choosing this venue. Thanks Bev and team!

    Sent on 09/09/2021

Team of Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue

Bev and Murray Jans

Bev and Murray Jans


Hi, we are Murray and Bev Jans. We are the owners/operators of Diamond in the Rough Wedding and Events Venue. We were told that we could skip posting our age, so we’re going with that!
Our hobbies and interests include our horses, camping, my mini donkeys, Murray’s hunting and fishing, but most of all, our 4 beautiful grandkids! Murray always says we should have had them first!
We have been married for 35 years this year and both feel so fortunate to have had one another, our best friend at our side since the day we said “I Do!” We remember our wedding day with fond memories and smiles on our faces. The hope of our family is that Diamond in the Rough can play a part in helping create those fond memories for others.
We have farmed cattle together for the past 34 years. This last spring, we decided as a family, that we were ready to make a change. It has been a journey and a dream come true.
The journey that we will forever treasure, has been having all of our kids at our sides transforming the farm into a “Diamond in the Rough”. You have been meeting them in prior posts over the past few days. What you don’t know about them is that they are hard working, dedicated and caring young adults that make us so very proud to call ours! Without them, the idea nor the work it has taken to bring the dream to life would ever have been possible.

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Lane and Jenna Jans

Lane and Jenna Jans

Partner / Son & Daughter-in-law

Hi my name is Lane and I am the oldest in the family and this is my beautiful wife Jenna. We live in Grande Prairie with our 4 beautiful kids!

My role at Diamond in the Rough is general labourer, equipment operator and chief drywall installer. Then my wife helps with decor, landscaping inspiration. Since we live away we plan to come down in the summers during high season to help whenever we can. I work for Nakoda Energy Services providing flameless heat and fuel gas management. My wife is a stay at home mom and full time hobby farm and art enthusiast. Together in our free time we care for our goats, alpaca, donkeys, mini donkey, mini horse, chickens, geese, pigs, pot belly pigs and a luscious garden. The winter months are spent on the mountain backcountry sledding...BRAAAAP!
Im very excited to be a part of such an amazing family adventure that keeps us all so connected and I can’t wait for the finished product!

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Leah Jans

Leah Jans

Partner / Daughter

Hi my name is Leah and my role at Diamond in the Rough has been the website designer, landscape enthusiast as well as I assist with email response and bookings.

I am 30 years old and I am the second oldest child in our family.

I have been in the Social Work field for over 10 year mainly working with victims of domestic violence. I now work for Alberta Health Services at the Red Deer Hospital. I have a Bachelors Degree in Social Work which supports my love of working with people.

The first love of mine has been travelling, I have always been planning for the next trip. My favourite place in the world will always be Iceland. You will always hear me recommend it when talking about travel.

Since Diamond in the Rough became a part of our family I have been so excited to inspire our new landscape. I have been working on beautiful gardens, and flower beds that will compliment your dream wedding and photos.

I am so excited to be apart of this new chapter at Diamond in the Rough. I look forward to making dreams come true and to be the smile welcoming you to our venue.

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