Edmonton is one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse cities in Canada. As the capital of Alberta, Edmonton’s flourishing art scene and friendly atmosphere make it one of the most fashionable places in Canada to have your wedding. Check out 5 of our favorite venues in Edmonton and start planning the wedding you’ve always dreamed about.
Sandman Hotel Edmonton West
Located in the commercial district of West Edmonton, the Sandman Hotel is 2.4 km/1.5 mi from Highway 2 and just 4 km/2.5 mi from the famous West Edmonton Mall.
The Sandman Hotel West Edmonton features banquet halls called Great Rooms A & B with a 180-person capacity. Studio rooms 2 &3 may seat up to 20 people for a small reception.
The Sandman Hotel offers dedicated event planners to help you plan and schedule your wedding. Planning includes catering, bridal suite, and bar service considerations. You can also plan access to the venue’s Chop Steakhouse and Bar.
Fort Edmonton Park
Fort Edmonton Park offers some of the best cultural tourism in Canada. The park sits on 158 acres of woodland near the Edmonton River Valley. Open to numerous events, including weddings, Fort Edmonton Park is a quaint location to say “I Do.”
Fort Edmonton provides indoor and outdoor venues for accommodating small and large receptions in addition to hotel rooms for overnight stays. Charm your wedding guests by holding your ceremony at one of 3 historical sites in the park:
- Memorial Garden Park (Capacity 100 standing)
- Church of St.Michael’s & All Angels (Capacity 75 seated, 95 standing)
- St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (Capacity 40 seated, 60 standing)
Simply fill out an electronic form on the Fort Edmonton website to provide personal information and select your first and second choice of venues. A park representative will respond with more information regarding wedding packages, all of which include a lifetime membership to Fort Edmonton for newly married couples.
In the spring of 2014, the husband and wife owners of Edmonton’s Lion’s Garden opened their newly designed barn to couples for wedding receptions and ceremonies. This scenic, 80-acre tree farm is an attractive option for couples looking for a nature-inspired wedding.
With its rustic charm and over 4600 square feet of space, the Ponderosa Barn at Lion’s Garden features timber beams and natural wood floors perfect for dancing the night away. In addition to the barn, the Tamarack Ceremony garden nestled on the Lion’s Garden property provides an intimate space for exchanging vows.
Lion’s Garden provides the opportunity to fill out a wedding inquiry form where couples can learn about wedding packages and date availability. The one and two-day packages provide service for up to 200 guests, while a smaller package allows up to 40 people. All packages offer an on-site coordinator to help with the big day.
Delta Edmonton South
The Delta Edmonton South Conference Centre is another downtown Edmonton destination for stylish wedding parties.
The Grand Ballroom is Delta Edmonton South’s dedicated wedding venue, which can accommodate 1200 guests for larger wedding receptions. The Grand Ballroom happens to be Edmonton’s largest venue at over 25000 square feet.
Certified wedding planners are readily available to couples planning a reception at Delta Edmonton South. With years of training and experience, these planners can help you cover everything from menu choices to finding the best entertainment.
Old Red Barn
Owned and operated by a husband and wife team since 2017, the Old Red Barn is a family farm just 10 minutes from the Edmonton International Airport. The 80-acre farmland serves farm-to-table products to Edmonton natives and tourists alike. Their revamped, 1950s-style barn is the perfect place for an intimate wedding.
The Old Red Barn features handmade tables and chandelier lighting. This romantic location specializes in smaller wedding parties of up to 100 guests. In addition to the wedding venue, Old Red Barn provides bartending from a vintage camper bar.
The Old Red Barn doesn’t provide wedding services between October and mid-May. Filling out their online inquiry form is crucial to booking your wedding date on time. Wedding packages include access to the property, decorations, parking, and bartending.
For more information about weddings in Edmonton, please call us at 780-235-3866.