Our unique heritage buildings and galleries will help to make your next meeting or special event unforgettable. Please see the details on each of our venues below and contact Monte Greenshields at 403-762-2291 extension 315 for bookings.
Whether your needs are for a quiet retreat for a business meeting or a small gathering of friends and relatives – our heritage home on Bow River is perfect!
Abegweit, the historic Crosby Family home, can accommodate meetings for up to 30 people. There is a large board room table and Wi-Fi. Refreshments can be served to the group either in the secondary area of the main room or in the dining room. Numerous other rooms are available for break-out sessions. Additionally, the house can host seated presentations for up to 50 people.
This home is also very well-suited for stand-up cocktail receptions, and through the summer months tents can be added outside for larger programming in this beautiful setting. The kitchen is available for food service or have your catering brought in.
LOCATION: 136 Bow Avenue
AREA: 480 sq. ft. / 41 sq. m.
CAPACITY: Banquet – 30 persons, Theatre – 50 persons, Classroom – 30 persons, Boardroom – 30 persons, Reception – 60 persons
Hold your event in the historic lodge of the Masons. An excellent venue for wedding receptions, yoga classes or family reunions. Everything you need to make your event a huge success.
In Banff, the Masons were initiated in 1888 and this lodge, Cascade Hall #5, was constructed in 1924. The historic lodge includes the Grand Hall, a large upper level meeting space, and the lower level hall, which can accommodate up to 137 people. The building has everything you need to make your event memorable.
LOCATION: 103 Caribou Street
AREA: To be confirmed
CAPACITY: up to 137
Add a truly unique touch of class and culture to your corporate event! If you are planning a corporate social or are looking for a special venue for your lecture or book launch, the galleries at the Whyte Museum are your best bet.
The Museum’s Main Gallery, Heritage Gallery, Rummel Room and Founders’ Gallery together can accommodate up to 350 guests.
LOCATION: 111 Bear Street
AREA: 4160 sq. ft. / 386 sq. m.
CAPACITY: Banquet – 100 persons, Theatre – 150 persons, Classroom – 150 persons, Boardroom – 150 persons, Reception – 350 persons
With two superb areas to choose from the Whyte Museum grounds offer a wonderful opportunity to host your wedding or family reunion on the banks of the Bow River! This area has been used for over a hundred years for everything from legendary (Wild Bill) Bill Peyto’s horse corrals to a gathering space for special public and private events.
LOCATION: Along the Bow River directly behind the Museum (111 Bear Street)
AREA: 2890 sq. ft. / 268 sq. m
CAPACITY: up to 1000