Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant

125 Kananaskis Way T1W 2X2 Canmore (Alberta) Map · Phone number
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About Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant

Cornerstone Theatre is a Canmore-based venue that specializes in hosting fabulous wedding banquets and other special events. Imagine your celebration with a rustic feel and the mountain backdrop of Canmore. This plus excellent cuisine for your wedding reception can all be possible at this great venue.

Facilities and capacity

Cornerstone's cabin-style venue has all the charm you could imagine from a rustic theatre, complete with a stone fireplace and lined with beautiful pine floors. It has the capacity to meet the needs of wedding celebrations of up to 200 guests.

Services offered

Its wedding packages include the following personalized services:

  • Exclusive wedding rental (for you and your guests)
  • Buffet and plated dinner menu available including butler passed appetizers and midnight snack
  • Complimentary food tasting
  • Licensed bar open 10 am – 2 am
  • Bar service options including open/host, toonie and cash bar
  • Décor set up and take down (including centerpieces and décor)
  • Large stage suitable for a head table, DJ or band
  • Stylish décor including chair covers, table linens, centerpieces and more
  • Added extras (photobooth, marquee lights, candy bar)
  • Theatre lighting, microphones, screens, projectors and fairytale twinkle lights
  • Rustic cabin style theatre
  • Available for ceremonies
  • Booking year round

Location

This venue is located in the picturesque town of Canmore, nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains with the incredible scenery this area has to offer. Canmore has morphed from a small mining town into a top worldwide destination known for its unsurpassed mountain scenery.

  • Number of guests From 80 to 200
  • Maximum Capacity 200
  • Type Banquet hall
  • Style Classic, country, rustic, vintage
  • Event Services Catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 4,000.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 55.00
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More information about Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    We have a minimum spend, so we would estimate 80 guests would fit nicely in the room and also be able to meeting our spend
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    We have one banquet room available for rent, this allows for the theatre to be exclusively yours during your wedding reception - just you and your guests in the building.
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle markers
    Aisle runners
    Altar/arches
    Audio equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Decor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Photobooth
    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?
    C$ 4000
  • 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?
    C$ 1000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 1000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Event planning
    Chairs
    Tables
    Linens
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/sound
    Parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 45
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 12
  • 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
    Server(s)
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 6
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House beer
    House wine
    Champagne toast
    House liquor
    Signature drink
    Bartenders

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40 Reviews for Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 5.0

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  • Cassidy

    Cassidy · Married on 26 of October of 2019

    4.8
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      4.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Cornerstone was exactly what we wanted for our big day.. didn’t have to do anything and it was great!

    Cornerstone was great. We had our planning session with a wedding planner.. they ended up leaving and so we got set up with Christian. I think this was a blessing as Christian was amazing to work with! There flawless set up and take down was great! I liked not having to decorate. Most of my requests were completed. Keep in mind if you have a bigger wedding... the bar can get backed up easily! We had around 160 people there and it seemed like the line was always long! Only complaint is we had no idea how much midnight lunch to order.. our First planner recommended a number based on our original guest list number and we ran out instantly. The wedding party didn’t get to enjoy any of it! So make sure to be generous with how much you order!

    Sent on 26/11/2019

    Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant's reply:

    Thanks Cassidy for your kind words and comments. We are so happy that we could be a part of your day. We appreciate your feedback on late night and will pass this info along to our team.

    Wishing you both lots of happiness together.

    Pamela Horne
    General Manager
  • Brad

    Brad Roy · Married on 09 of August of 2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Best Wedding Venue Ever

    My wife and I can't say enough about this venue and the entire experience. We've been married now for roughly a month and we have had several people tell us that we had one of the best weddings they've ever been to. Cornerstone shares a lot of the credit for this. The food was extremely good (highly recommend the bison stew), the venue is beautiful, the service was great, Kathi (the wedding planner for us) was amazing and Gaston (the DJ) kept everyone dancing all night. They accommodated everything we asked for and made our day go perfectly. I'd give them 6/5 stars if I could.

    Sent on 03/12/2019

    Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant's reply:

    Thanks Brad for writing your review here on Wedding Wire. We truly appreciate you taking the time to do this.

    Thanks for the great recommendations and for the shout outs to Kathi and Gaston, we couldn't do it without them!

    Wishing you both many years of happiness together
    Pam
  • Ciermae

    Ciermae B · Married on 29 of July of 2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Best Day Ever

    It’s been a week since the most perfect wedding day I could have ever hoped for and that is definitely due to the amazing experience I had with Cornerstone Theatre. Kathi, my wedding planner, was incredible at answering all my questions, guiding me and many others involved in the ceremony, decorating the theatre and Canmore Ranch even more beautifully than I thought possible, and all in all, keeping me so low stress because I knew I could trust her with anything. Gaston was a terrific DJ who collaborated with us so well the night of and kept everyone dancing. Every staff member I met was just amazing at their job. And the FOOD. As a vegan couple, we were so grateful for and impressed by the chefs for putting together a vegan buffet that ALL of our guests RAVED about, even my traditional meat-eating Filipino family. I wish I could relive our wedding day over and over because Cornerstone was the best choice we could have ever made. Why would anyone have their wedding anywhere else??

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    Sent on 06/08/2019

    Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant's reply:

    Thank you so much Ciermae for your amazing review. It was our absolute pleasure to be a part of your day.
    Best wishes to you both for your future
    Pam
  • Bree

    Bree · Married on 30 of March of 2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    We loved the cornerstone theater! Perfect venue!

    We are blown away by Cornerstone Theater! We could not have asked for a better ceremony and reception venue. Cornerstone was wonderful to work with and they exceeded all expectations on creating our dream wedding. The ambiance, food, decor, music, seriously everything was spot on. I am forever grateful to have had Kathi as our wedding coordinator. She went above and beyond in helping plan our wedding. She helped every step of the way as well as gave recommendations for decor, food, set up, photography, marriage commissioners, DJ's and anything else we had questions about. She was always available through email or phone and I never felt awkward asking her my 5000 questions I had.
    I am so thankful we had Kathi there during the ceremony and reception! She worked closely with our MC and kept everything on time and running smoothly. Seriously, I could go on and on about Kathi and how thankful I am to have worked with her. Anytime I am in Canmore I will be stopping in to say hi! THANK YOU, THANK YOU Cornerstone for everything! You made our day PERFECT! We without a doubt strongly recommend Cornerstone Theater!

    Sent on 04/04/2019

    Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant's reply:

    Thank you Bree for your amazing review, we truly appreciate your comments and it was our pleasure to be a part of your special day.

    Kathi is outstanding at what she does and I will be sure to send this to her.
    Pam
  • Melanie

    Melanie · Married on 22 of March of 2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    AMAZING - you will not regret booking at the Cornerstone

    I cannot speak highly enough about Cornerstone, and Kathi in particular who was our wedding coordinator for our magical day. Everything was absolutely perfect. The talented team helped keep us organized, on track and feel as stress-free as possible. All our guests were gushing about how beautiful the venue was, how amazing the food was, and how great the DJ (Gaston) was.

    As a bride-to-be without a ton of free time, I was so appreciative of all the help we got along the way, and that we were able to just drop off our decor the day before and trust that it would be set up in the way we envisioned (actually, it was better than we imagined) and come back the day after the wedding and pick it up. 100% would recommend Cornerstone to anyone looking for a venue in Canmore. It was one of the best choices we made leading up to our big day.

    Sent on 26/03/2019

    Cornerstone Theatre & Restaurant's reply:

    Hi Melanie

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your Cornerstone experience, we truly appreciate your kind words.

    We have an amazing team here and I feel very lucky to work with them each week.

    Best wishes to you both for your wonderful future together.

    Pam Horne
    General Manager

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