Alberta & British Columbia’s Top Mountain Wedding VenuesOur Top 6 Mountain Wedding Venues of 2016

Posted by Blush Magazine Posted on March 28, 2016

Some of the most stunning mountain wedding venues in the world are located right in our backyard. If you’re envisioning breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains or pristine lakes for your wedding day, we’ve selected the top 6 venues across Alberta and British Columbia for you.

THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS – BANFF, AB

Set amid the backdrop of majestic mountains, Fairmont Banff Springs is Canada’s Castle in the Rockies. This Scottish baronial castle provides the perfect combination of wonder and romance. Choose from a wide variety of venues. Imagine the sweeping views of the Bow Valley behind you while exchanging nuptials on the Outdoor Terrace.

Banquet spaces can accommodate up to 220 guests.

Alberta & British Columbia’s Top Mountain Wedding Venues

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SILVERTIP RESORT – CANMORE, AB

Offering breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery accompanied by an unmatched service team. Be it an elegant all out affair or a quiet time event, Silvertip’s superior facilities boast all of the amenities of a fairytale.

Banquet space can accommodate up to 250 guests.

Alberta & British Columbia’s Top Mountain Wedding Venues

 

HOTEL ELDORADO – OKANAGAN VALLEY, BC

The sunroof at Hotel Eldorado overlooking Okanagan Lake provides the most stunning setting to say “I do”. The second floor banquet space was expanded in 2011 to create the ultimate wedding reception venue!

Banquet spaces can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Alberta & British Columbia’s Top Mountain Wedding Venues

 

THE FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE– LAKE LOUISE, AB

Embraced by snow frosted mountains and a sparkling lake, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is naturally graced with all the elements for a magical celebration. The Chateau blends grandeur with a sense of ease, accented by fine cuisine and renowned service.

Banquet spaces can accommodate up to 350 guests.

Alberta & British Columbia’s Top Mountain Wedding Venues

 

EMERALD LAKE LODGE – FIELD, BC

With its century-old fireplaces and an oak bar salvaged from an 1890’s Yukon saloon, there is no shortage of history within these walls. There is also no shortage of comfort during your stay at Emerald Lake Lodge given the location’s award-winning dining opportunities and exceptional accommodations.

Banquet space can accommodate up to 88 guests.

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CHERRY CREEK ESTATE – KIMBERLEY, BC

Surrounded by the Rocky and Purcell Mountains, the 320 acre private estate features a 13,000 sq ft. mansion and two reception barns. The property features a tranquil creek that winds through acres of natural forests. The estate was originally built in the mid 1990’s as a private residence and boasts traditional German craftsmanship. Combining a rustic barn look with the timeless charm of its European architecture.

Banquet spaces can accommodate up to 400 guests.

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Featured Wedding: August 28, 2010Jennifer & Mark's Lake Louise Wedding

Posted by Blush Magazine Posted on August 28, 2010

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort hotel became the perfect venue for Jennifer and Mark to exchange their nuptial vows. “Naturally graced with all the elements of magical celebration,” Lake Louise is situated in pristine surroundings.

The Big Day

In true Albertan fashion, the weather conditions changed quickly, yet in the most perfect way for Jennifer and Mark. Only a day prior to their wedding, it was sleeting so hard they could hardly see their majestic surroundings. Only a day later, the sunshine peeked out from behind the clouds and the setting looked perfect. How relaxed they were on their wedding day was evident in the fact that, as Jennifer got prepared for their special day, Mark and his groomsmen enjoyed their morning at the swimming pool. Just prior to the ceremony, cards were exchanged, and as they read the sweetest words of love on the pages, both the bride and groom had tears in their eyes. The very same morning, Jennifer was given a precious gift from her grandmother, inside a tiny little box was an exquisite diamond necklace.

The amazingly beautiful natural setting influenced Jennifer and Mark’s wedding decisions. Their wedding day was full of raw emotion — their genuine, overwhelming love for each other and for their family and friends. In a stunning, classic lace gown, the bride walked down the aisle with both of her parents. Because Mark’s aunt married the pair, there were incredible personal elements to their nuptials and the exchange of vows. In keeping with the classic style of the bridal gown, the floral decorations were crisp white with pops of greenery. The wedding party looked sharp, all dressed in a vibrant kelly green which suited the natural setting.

As guests walked into the reception area which overlooked the immaculate landscape, they were presented with a visual example of the love that these two families share for their children. The mothers of the bride and groom worked together to ensure that their children’s wedding day was pristine. Mark’s mother created handmade photo boxes which were placed around the base of each centerpiece. Another one of Mark’s aunts also decorated the wedding cake and took pride in writing a special story for the couple, which accompanied the cake. There was so much fun to be had at Jennifer and Mark’s wedding, including a “dance off” between the couple’s family and the couple’s friends. The sweetest laughter and the happiest memories were shared amongst all of the special guests. On what was a chilly summer day, hearts were warmed as the sweetest couple wed.

Favourite Moments

One of Jennifer’s fondest memories is of the moment that they exchanged the vows which they had written themselves, “it felt like it was just him and I in the room.” There were happy tears and an abundance of laughter throughout the day.

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