Weddings in Banff & Lake Louise
Celebrate life's memories in spectacular fashion
The Canadian Rockies is about as inspiring as it gets in terms of wedding venues.
Perhaps you’ve already committed to having your big day amidst its glittering glaciers and crystal clear lakes, or you may be considering where the best spot is for your big day. Look no further: the Canadian Rockies has something for everyone and will ensure your weddings is anything but average, with luxury spas and some of the worlds finest chefs, you’ve come to the right place. Now all that’s left is saying “I do.”
BUYING A WEDDING RING
Jasper Jewels by Philippe, at 610 Patricia Street in Jasper, carries one-of-a-kind masterpieces for that special someone in your life. Sit down for a one-on-one consultation to share your ideas, photos and wishes that are part of your dream engagement ring. Jasper Jewels features Polar BearTM and Polar IceTM Canadian diamond jewellery as well.
610 Patricia Street, Jasper
FINDING THE DRESS
The Bridal Centre In Calgary is western Canada’s largest bridal salon and has 30 years of tradition to show for it. With a Princess Room each bride has her own podium for herself and up to three guests. The Bridal Centre carries exclusive gowns from around the world. The more than 700 gowns they have in stock are unique styles not to be found anywhere else.
1240 - 73rd Avenue SE, Calgary
Forget-Me-Not Flowers has been designing world-class creations for over twenty years now. With professional consulting they can meet any needs you have for your wedding day, regardless of your taste or budget, they will work with you to create the perfect design for your occasion.
220 Bear Street Mall, Banff Phone: (403)762-4111 • www.banffflowers.com
LACE, FRILLS & SILK!
Cupid’s Corner knows that good lingerie is the foundation that makes clothes look fabulous. As every woman knows, lingerie can be a huge boost to your self-esteem. Who doesn’t feel great about wearing beautiful lingerie? Aside from upscale lingerie Cupid’s Corner carries romantic toys and oils.
#100 - 817 Main Street, Canmore Phone: (403)609-9979
UP-DO'S, CURLS & MORE
Symiotics Salon Studio offers traditional and avant garde hair and makeup services, depending on the look your wedding will have—they can do it all. Don’t forget the guys, the salon also offers men’s grooming.
#4 - 111 Banff Avenue, Banff Phone: (403)762-8880 • www.symiotics.com
Red Earth Spa at Banff Caribou Lodge has six treatment rooms, including one dedicated to hydrotherapy, the use of water to stimulate blood circulation and provide pain relief. The regenerating baths, Vichy showers, European spa products and a range of massage treatments, manicures, pedicures and facials relax and invigorate. The spa’s Sports Therapy Treatment for men and women is designed to relieve muscle tension, reduce lactic acid build-up and encourage tissue healing.
521 Banff Avenue, Banff Phone: (403)762-9292
The Rimrock Resort’s Spa and Fitness Centre offers a complete body and soul experience for bride and groom. From body treatments, facials, hand and foot care, to massages, you’ll find the right treatment for you. Choose from body wraps, reflexology, aromatherapy and hot stone treatments that release tension from head to toe. Also enjoy a workout or yoga class.
300 Mountain Avenue, Banff Phone: (403)762-3356.
STAGS & STAGETTES
No wedding is complete without throwing your one last bash and both Aurora Nightclub and HooDoo Lounge offer special packages for this event. This includes no line and no cover charge, a private decorated table with champagne for your group at a cost of only $5 a person. Aurora Nighclub is located on the lower level of 110 Banff Avenue. Phone: (403)760-5300. HooDoo Lounge entrance is located just on Caribou Street between Banff Avenue and Bear Street Phone: (403)760-8636.
Carmichael Photo showcases the beauty of the Canadian Rockies in photography from weddings in the area that are stunning: imagine your wedding photos with white snow on towering mountains, the crystal blue sky, waterfalls and the iconic hotels of the area. You will have timeless wedding portraits that will last a lifetime if you choose to work with Malcolm Carmichael and Roger Witney.
Phone: (403)762-3516 • www.carmichaelphoto.com
ARRIVE IN STYLE
Alpine Limousine will get you there in style in their ocean blue Rolls Royce Silver Cloud or a Lincoln Stretch Limousine. Your driver will make sure your wedding day is relaxed and on time (unless you are fashionably late that is!).
Phone: (403)762-5558 • www.alpinelimo.ca
MAGICAL ROCKIES VENUES
The Rimrock Resort in Banff is a AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, a luxury spa and much more. www.rimrockresort.com
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel has hosted guests such as Fred Astaire and Marilyn Monroe. No doubt it is a desirable venue with views all the way to the Bow Valley. Ceremonies of 10 to 250 persons can be arranged. The Outdoor Terrace is one of the most popular ceremony sites in Banff. www.fairmont.com/banffsprings
Whether it’s the rooftop terrace or their beautifully-appointed function rooms the Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge is an ideal location to share your wedding with family and friends. www.deltahotels.com
The Banff Park Lodge provides a beautiful mountain backdrop and a glittering fairy tale ballroom. From intimate gatherings to an all night party for 450, the Banff Park Lodge can accommodate your needs. www.banffparklodge.com
Elegant yet casual, the Buffalo Mountain Lodge offers three distinct function rooms for weddings—each with natural lighting, in-room bars and delightful views. Two of them have balconies overlooking Cascade Mountain. The restaurant features Rocky Mountain Cuisine and an award-winning wine list for guests to enjoy. www.crmr.com
The Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, has a lovely library that would be nice for a ceremony. Its vaulted ceilings, heavy timbers, grand riverstone fireplace and rustic atmosphere provide an ideal wedding venue. If you are looking for an outdoor wedding, there is no shortage of spots on the grounds of the Post Hotel. www.posthotel.com
Last but not least, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is naturally graced with every element you could imagine to making your wedding a magical day—white snow, a sparkling lake and a grandeur that will take your breath away. The food, service and any other element that is part of your wedding can be expected to be nothing short of excellent. The wedding services department will also be happy to assist in any way possible. www.fairmont.com/lakelouise