Skyline is a modern wedding venue located in Calgary, Alberta. This sleek event space boasts stunning views of the city’s skyscrapers from its Kensington location. As a full-service venue, couples can relax and enjoy both the planning experience and the big day as everything is seamlessly organized.
Facilities and Capacity
The highlight of Skyline is the romantic panoramas visible from each corner of the building. There are several event spaces within the venue that offer varying views from the city to forested landscapes. Each room boasts wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows for unparalleled scenes and photo opportunities. Couples can choose to drape the windows for a neutral backdrop during ceremonies or other festivities. Designed in a neutral colour palette, the venue’s decor emphasizes the views. Zone 2, the largest function room, is spacious enough for 200 guests for a seated dining service and up to 225 cocktail-style. Alternately, the slightly smaller Zone 1 can accommodate 150 attendees for a cocktail reception. Both Zones 1 and 2 feature sweeping vistas of Calgary’s skyline. Soon-to-be newlyweds can also choose Zone 3 for their celebration, which is suitable for 80 seated guests or 150 standing. The spaces are separated by dividers that staff can remove for couples who wish to avail of the entire venue.
Skyline offers full-service wedding packages that cover everything from catering to florals. When couples book the venue, they will work with a professional wedding coordinator who assists with organizing each detail. Clients can customize the space with a wide selection of decor and rental items, as well as bespoke floral arrangements designed by a professional florist. The venue has partnered with many local musicians and DJs who provide high-quality entertainment for events held here. Uplighting services are also available to personalize the function room. Catering is arranged by the venue’s catering company according to the needs of the clients and their event. Couples can choose plated, buffet, station, and hors d’oeuvre styles to satisfy their guests. The wedding coordinator can organize a tasting so soon-to-be newlyweds can sample their favourite dishes.
9 Reviews for Skyline
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Amber D. · Married on 10/11/2020
Our Wedding Finally ( Postponed 2 times)
This venue and the staff are amazing! Everyone is so accommodating and flexible on all aspects. Peter and Jade and Sharon are just a few of the amazing people that helped us plan our wedding at this amazing venue. They are so great with all current protocols and make sure everyone is safe at all times. It was a very smooth and easy process! Food is delicious! The view of YYC downtown is breath taking. The venue size is huge and they decorated it just the way we wanted it done. Really outstanding service and job. :)Sent on 20/11/2020
Brendan T. · Married on 10/10/2020
Home run 1920s themed wedding! Simply Elegant was outstanding! Such professionals. The staff were really gracious as well as all the managers! Our experience got better as the night went on. The ceremony, the food, the service... absolutely best night ever! Thank you Simply Elegant!!!Sent on 13/10/2020
Shauna L. · Married on 10/10/2020
I can not say enough good things about the skyline venue and it's staff! We had an absolutely amazing time at our 20's themed gatsby wedding. The venue was beautifully decorated inside and our spectacular Calgary skyline backdrop was the icing on the cake. The food was superb and beyond our expectations! Peter and his staff were incredible and I would highly recommend Skyline to anyone thinking of having a memorable event! I want to get married all over again just to experience the day over again!! Much love! Shauna and Brendan TuttySent on 13/10/2020
Tamara · Married on 29/08/2020
Experienced and Efficient Company!
We had to rejig our wedding at the last minute to accommodate COVID changes, and contracted Simply Elegant and the Skyline venue to help us out. Everyone from Simply Elegant we had the pleasure of dealing with was helpful, friendly, and with great ideas to bring our wedding to life. It may have been a small event, but it was the highlight of our year!
We had exactly the amount of involvement and decision-making which we wanted, and their sub-contracted vendors were also excellent (this is usually a question mark!) - we loved our officiant, musician, transportation (stretch truck limo!!) and catering. We received rave reviews from our guests on the food and drink, and honestly have no complaints from the day itself. Things went as smoothly as possible. We loved the view at Skyline (the getting-ready "room" was awesome!), and the minimal decor which we worked with them on. A special shout-out to the catering/serving staff, as they really went above and beyond to make my elderly grandparents comfortable during the meal.
One comment I would make would be that there was some confusion before the event regarding the draft invoices - there were a lot of them floating around, and some people had outdated ones. But once we sorted that out, it was all good. Everything was accounted for correctly and was great value. Jade, Sharon, Peter, and the others were all very prompt in replying to emails, and were a pleasure to deal with! All in all, we look back on our event with great appreciation, and it is very much thanks to Simply Elegant/Skyline!Sent on 27/12/2020
Skyline's reply:Thank you both so much for your kind words. You were an amazing and fun couple to work with and we were thrilled that we could be a part of your special day.
Curtis D. · Married on 08/08/2020
Incredible venue, incredible staff
We had our wedding on August 8th, 2020 at Simply Elegant's skyline venue and it couldn't of gone more perfectly. A HUGE thank-you to Peter, Jade, Rob and all of your wonderful staff at Simply Elegant for putting on the wedding of our dreams. Jade and Peter were extremely accommodating through our wedding planning with Covid and ensured that our guests felt safe, comfortable and everything was set up for social distancing. The ceremony went seamlessly, our dinner was fantastic, nobody waited more than 3 minutes for a drink to be served to them, it was INCREDIBLE. The venue itself was decorated beautifully and they captured my vision perfectly. The bridal suite (pictured below) was one of my favourite parts. Thank-you to everyone at Simply Elegant for all of your hard work and for ensuring we had the best wedding.Sent on 11/08/2020
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Director of Special Events
Sharon is a Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP) and has been a manager with Simply Elegant since 2004 in the roles of operations manager, florist, decorator, wedding and event planner. Prior to Simply Elegant, she owned a successful Vancouver floral and event decorating company. As a key note speaker and educator in the event industry, she has been a member of the International Live Events Association for over 25 years. Sharon is also an educator at Mount Royal University where she teaches the Business of Weddings and Social Events.
Director of Food & Beverage
Peter received his “top drawer” training at the Hotel Management School in Leipzig, Germany and honed his skills during his 8 years at Kempinski Hotels and Resorts, one of the oldest European hotel chains. His previous experience ranges from being a tea expert to an extensive knowledge of Champagne. His calm, professional demeanor is perfectly suited for coordinating large, international catered events to small, intimate dinner parties. Our clients love Peter’s attention to detail and personalized service when it comes to menu selection for their events.
Event Production and Design
Jade has been active in event planning for both corporate and private functions since early 2006. In addition to years of related experience, Jade has pursued additional professional training and is a graduate of Mount Royal University’s Event Planner Certificate program. She continues to learn and build her event planning and management skills by interacting and consulting with other event professionals and peers. Her combination of creativity – anchored in many years in fashion design – energy, and experience contributes to Jade’s unique and thoughtful event designs.
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