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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Golden, British Columbia View map
4.9 out of 5 rating 17 reviews
2 to 180 Guests

About

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a scenic wedding venue located in Golden, British Columbia. Encompassed by six Canadian national parks, this one-of-a-kind destination boasts a sense of romantic solitude. Snowy slopes meet sweetly scented pine forests, a sublime backdrop to your special occasion. You and your spouse-to-be can declare your commitment to one another in the majesty of towering mountains and in the embrace of nature. With a guest capacity ranging from two people to 180 loved ones, your function can feel intimate or elaborate, whichever you prefer. An attentive administration and their staff are behind you from start to finish of your event planning process.

Facilities and Capacity

Host a ceremony unlike any other atop a mountain with unrivalled vistas in every direction you look. This jaw-dropping area is guaranteed to be an eye-catching opportunity for your wedding photographer as they snap away during the exchanging of vows. Your reception event space can be held in one of the venue’s multifunctional restaurants after you arrive in style via Gondola. Wedding parties are given complete access to the Eagle’s Eye Terrace where you and your guests can mingle and make unforgettable memories. The Eagle’s Eye Restaurant is primed for momentous celebrations and provides a dining experience at an altitude of 7,700 feet above sea level. What’s more, get-ready rooms are available to you and your entourage, providing a private space to make your preparations in comfort and luxury.

Services Offered

At Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, your wish is the administrations’ command as they set about making your experience stress-free and seamless. For added convenience, wedding packages can be obtained and offer a myriad of services to get you down the aisle with confidence. The most comprehensive option available to you is The Eagle Eye Ceremony & Reception collection. This exclusive offering comes with many complimentary services that include but are not limited to:

  • Romantic gondola rides
  • Catering and beverage services
  • Accommodations at the venue
  • Setup and cleanup

Cuisine

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort allows you to customize your very own menu or choose from expertly pre-designed options for your reception. Several serving styles are available and include choices such as plated or buffet-style. As a family-friendly space kid’s menus can also be arranged.

Highlights

Availability

Type

Banquet hall, restaurant

Style

Garden, glamorous, rustic

Event Services

Accommodations, bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up

Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

$4,000

Plated Service (per head)

$110

More information

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail reception
Dessert
Family style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash bar
Champagne toast
House beer
House wine
House liquor
Limited bar
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Altar/arches
Audio equipment
Centerpieces
Decor
Furniture
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair access

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Chairs
Tables
Linens
China
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/sound
Parking

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$80

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$80

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?

$10

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)
Dessert

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$6

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Limited bar
Open bar
House beer
Specialty beer
House wine
Specialty wine
Champagne toast
House liquor
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Bartenders
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    Danielle W. Married on 10/09/2022
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    Dream Mountain Wedding

    From start to finish, this venue did not disappoint. Nadja and Rachel were our primary contacts during the wedding planning process and they were both very responsive, professional, and very helpful with all the questions that we had leading up to the big day. The venue is very transparent with costs and provide a detailed breakdown of pricing. They are also very accommodating with any special requests (such as dietary needs, alcoholic beverages, food/drinks throughout the day, decorations, set up, etc.). The staff at the Eagles eye are amazing, especially Mark. Mark made sure everything was perfect the day of the wedding, from providing food to the wedding party during the day, to helping me with my dress before walking down the aisle, to gathering and taking down all the decorations at the end of the night - he was awesome and ensured that everything went smoothly! The servers and bartenders were also very attentive and helpful throughout the night and the food was amazing!!! I also recommend the food tasting a month before as it really helped solidify how the day would flow and any last minute details that might need to be sorted out before the big day. I can honestly say that this was the wedding of my dreams and I would 100% recommend this venue to anyone looking for a mountain wedding!
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    Janine Married on 20/08/2022
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    Amazing wedding venue, highly recommended!

    We had our wedding ceremony and reception at Eagle’s Eye restaurant this summer after two postponements due to COVID. We chose this place as multiple friends had told us it was the best wedding venue they had ever been to, and we were absolutely not disappointed – the same sentiment was shared with us after the wedding by many of our guests. We worked with KHMR staff for three years planning this event, and they (Rachel and Nadja in particular) were an absolute dream to work with – fast response times, clear information provided, and always professional. The food and service were excellent (thanks to Mark and Wade), and they were very accommodating of our requests. We dealt with some bad weather on the day of and day after which impacted the gondola, but KHMR took away the stress by arranging for trucks to carry guests up and even stored some stuff for us for a week until we could swing by and pick it up (special thanks to Rachel and Nadja for saving my flowers!). We truly felt that they went above and beyond for us and would highly recommend this venue to anyone who is considering it for their wedding!
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    Ashley D. Married on 03/08/2018
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    An undeniably amazing wedding venue

    I cannot say enough about how easy it was to plan my wedding at this venue. Adrienne and Nadja were so helpful and responsive. Their passion and enthusiasm definitely shows, and they always try to do whatever they can to accommodate your requests.

    We had our ceremony and reception at Eagle's Eye Restaurant and it was nothing short of spectacular. The staff during the wedding was awesome and things ran exactly on schedule. We did the buffet option, which I highly recommend. I can't say enough good things about how easy this whole process was. Everyone always kept asking me "how's the wedding planning going?" making me feel like I should be doing more. But you don't need to do a lot because this place is already so beautiful, and they basically handle all of the seating/decor logistics. With this venue, your wedding will be a true "experience." I live in the US and a venue like this in the states would be at least 3 times the cost. I highly recommend it.
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    Denise K. Married on 16/09/2017
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    We had an excellent wedding at Kicking Horse mountain resort - a local destination wedding. Views were stunning! Staff were friendly and helpful (Adrianne was especially helpful) - they offer several options but if you want a lot of customization it can be tough. They are set up better for receptions at Eagles Eye (in terms of literature, bar service and decor support). Also, keep in mind the alcohol options changed mid summer (slight changes to the wine list, price changes and major changes to the craft beer options).
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    Monika W. Married on 02/07/2022
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    Dream wedding on top of a mountain

    We had our wedding at Eagle's Eye restaurant at Kicking Horse resort in July 2022, and have nothing but glowing reviews for the team, organization, service, and the VIEWS! And considering the incredible location, we felt that the value was well worthwhile. We would happily recommend this venue and team to any couple!
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    Ian H. Married on 04/08/2021
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    Amazing experience during uncertain times

    My (now) wife and I booked this venue for August 2021 back in January during the height of the pandemic, hoping things would clear up in time. Dispite the stressful scenario, staff at Kicking Horse could not have made our experience any easier or be more accomodating. From the day called and toured the venue, to the dozens of emails through plannning, until the week and day of the wedding, they took the absolute best care of us, our families and our guests. If we could give more than 5 stars across the board we would. Cheers to Nadja, Rachel and their amazing team!
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    Samantha R. Married on 19/09/2020
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    Simply Amazing

    Not only is this a insanely beautiful venue but the quality of people they have is amazing. Not to mention this corporation allowed for a refund given the 2020 covid 19 pandemic. I have so much respect for them and will reccomend them every single time. We chose to elope with just 10 of our family members and to forfeit the big wedding but the staff was outstanding throughout the whole process. Nadja & Andrew are responsive, respectful, caring and just all around amazing to deal with. Should you'd decide to book with them you will never once regret it. My heart goes out to the 2020 Covid brides and my many many thanks goes to this amazing company for making this easier on us.
    Thank you for everything guys, you really are rock stars!
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    Lisa C. Married on 22/02/2020
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    magical venue

    We had an amazing wedding with the most spectacular setting. The team worked hard to make our wedding dream come true! Thank you for the most unforgettable day!!
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    Sam G. Married on 22/09/2018
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    Amazing day at an amazing place

    This choice for our wedding day was perfect! Adrianne and Nadja were always there to answer any questions I had , and so prompt in responding. They made the organizing and planning so much easier! The ceremony went seamlessly , and Mel is such a great help, she no doubt had something to do with it all running on time. The ceremony itself was incredible;memories we will cherish forever. The staff and everyone at the Eagles eye is so great! They were never rude or made me to feel stressed out at all. We had our reception at the Whitetooth Grill... the space is beautiful. There is more info on the eagle eye reception so I wasn’t 100% sure what to expect. But it was flawless! They set up your tables and then we had to go in and decorate. I had minimal
    Decorations and the space looked great! The reception was so much fun, beautiful, and the food was amazing. We did the Selkirk buffet and had so many compliments on how great the food was! If you are considering this as your wedding venue, don’t hesitate. I could not recommend this place enough. We are already planning our trip back!!
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    Jeff J. Married on 05/08/2018
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    Amazing Views, Service, Food and Drink

    We had an amazing day and night yesterday for our Wedding at Kicking Horse Resort and Eagle's Eye Restaurant. Adrianne, Nadja and all of the staff that helped organize the venue rental, hotels, gondola, schedule etc. did an amazing job and were timely in their response when we had questions.

    We were able to get a large group of our guests out to Peak’s Grill Saturday night and appreciate the staff there and their willingness to cater to such a larger group and make sure everyone “hydrated” and fed.

    Both the ceremony and reception were held at Eagle's Eye Restaurant and both were everything we could image. The food, drink and gondola were all spectacular and everyone enjoyed it very much – we only heard positive reviews from all of our guests. The gorgeous views helped provide one of the most stunning backdrops we could have ask for. The staff at Eagle’s Eye Restaurant were absolutely amazing. Mel and her team went above and beyond in helping to make sure that not only my wife and I were taken care of, but all of our guests as well. The food and drink was delicious and all the staff provided amazing service were so friendly and easy to work. They handled all of our questions and concerns immediately and with care which helped make the night that much more enjoyable. Jasmin was our overnight staff and we would like to acknowledge that her friendliness and willingness to help make our overnight and morning as special as it was, was very much appreciated.

    Thank you very much everyone at Kicking Horse Resort and Eagle’s Eye Restaurant!

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Real Weddings

  • Holly & James
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  • Michelle & Cory
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  • Shantel & Nick
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  • Eagle's Eye Flight - 3 Course Plated Dinner (Eagle's Eye Restaurant Only)
  • Eagle’s Eye Summit - 3 Course Plated Dinner (Eagle’s Eye Restaurant Only)
  • Eagle's Eye - 5 Course Plated Dinner (Eagle’s Eye Restaurant Only)
  • Feuz Dinner Buffet (Whitetooth Grill Only)
  • Selkirk Dinner Buffet (Eagle's Eye Restaurant & Whitetooth Grill)
  • Eagle's Eye Dinner Buffet (Eagle's Eye Restaurant Only)
  • Canapes (per dozen)
  • Canapes (per Dozen)
  • Midnight Snack
  • Menu Enhancements

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