Waterfront Park

Street N.W, 5225-101 T3L 1S4 Calgary (Alberta) Map · Phone number
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Number of guests 2 to 350
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About Waterfront Park

Waterfront Park is an elegant wedding venue located in Calgary, Alberta. Featuring beautiful indoor rooms and picturesque outdoor spaces, this versatile venue can accommodate events of many sizes and styles. Located at the Bow River Valley on the shore of a private lake and boasts many idyllic areas for your special day.

Facilities and Capacity

With its tranquil water features and vibrant greenery, Waterfront Park provides a stunning backdrop for your outdoor weddings. The grounds feature Waterfront Belvedere perched on the edge of the lake with a paved path where you can tie the knot with your beloved. This location provides a stunning backdrop for photo opportunities and can accommodate 250 guests for your nuptials or 350 for the reception. Alternately, you can host your event in the Lakeside Theatre, which boasts 5,000 square feet of contemporary space, including a private bar and attached patio. This spacious function room is suitable for 250 seated guests or up to 350 cocktail-style. If you are holding an intimate gathering, Valleyview Terrace and Fireside Lounge may be ideal for you. The rustic setting can comfortably seat 130 attendees for dinner, making it perfect for smaller celebrations. A massive copper hearth serves as the room’s main focal point, while exposed beams lend a rustic, cozy element to its atmosphere. Both indoor event spaces feature large windows that offer spectacular views of the water and surounding.

Our crown jewel is The Waterfront Pavilion which available from May to September. This 40’ x 100’ clearspan tent comes with flooring, harvest tables, vineyard rustic chairs, lounge furniture, chandeliers and a 8’ patio overlooking our lagoon. This dream wedding tent retails at over $25,000 so just by booking with us you are saving over $19,500!

  • Number of guests From 2 to 350
  • Type Ballroom, banquet hall, country club, park/zoo
  • Style City, classic, country, eclectic, garden, glamorous, rustic, vintage, waterfront
  • Event Services Bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 15,000.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 75.00
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More information about Waterfront Park

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    We have 2 indoor spaces, 1 tent, and an outside ceremony area
  • 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?
    Cocktail reception
    Family style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
  • What bar services do you provide?
    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?
    Aisle markers
    Aisle runners
    Audio equipment
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Tent accessories
  • 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$ 1950
  • 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$ 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
    Bridal suite
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 45
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 75
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 25
  • 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$ 6.25
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Limited bar
    House beer

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    Outdoor Tent Wedding Special starting at $99.95 per person

    Book our two new tents – The Cove & The Dock at Waterfront Park in Calgary.


    Situated alongside the Waterfront Lagoon, this 34′ hexagonal tent retails at over $2,500.00. Price includes:

    • 4’ round tables
    • White resin chairs with padded seats
    • Heel-friendly solid flooring
    • String lighting
    • Bar Station with Bartender
    • Venue host for up to 3 hours
    • Set up and tear down
    • Cleaning fee


    • Roasted Pepper Bisque with Herb Cream

    • Freshly baked buns & butter

    • Braised Beef Short Rib with Berry Thyme Jus

    • Rustic Yukon Gold Mashed Potato

    • Roasted Garden Vegetables

    • Orange Cream Cake with Shaved Dark Chocolate

    • Coffee & Tea

    • Includes all cutlery, china, water & wine glasses, service staff, cook & chef
    • White linens and napkins for all tables including head and cake table, table numbers and table number stands


    • Ipod sound system with 2 speakers (client to provide ipod with playlist)
    • Wireless mic
    • SOCAN fees

    Any changes to the offer will be deemed substitutions and charged accordingly, price based on 50 guests. This offer cannot be combined or substituted for previously booked events (conditions apply).

Team of Waterfront Park

Sharon Barwick

Sharon Barwick

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.

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Peter Schwarz

Peter Schwarz

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.

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Jade Gandasubrata

Jade Gandasubrata

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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Street N.W, 5225-101 Calgary (Alberta) T3L 1S4
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