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Five Reasons to Tie the Knot at The Lake House in Calgary

Nestled in the breathtaking community of Lake Bonavista in Southeast Calgary lies a hidden gem for those seeking a picturesque and intimate wedding venue. With the serene lakefront views that paint a majestic scene in any season, The Lake House offers both elegant and rustic charm that serves as an unforgettable setting to exchange vows.

Here are some compelling reasons why tying the knot at The Lake House in Calgary could be the perfect choice for your special day:

1. Breathtaking Scenery Inside and Out

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Perched majestically above Lake Bonavista, The Lake House offers the cozy charm of a lakeside cottage coupled with the modern amenities that are characteristic of a bustling city. Regardless of the season, guests are treated to unparalleled panoramic views of the lake, setting a serene backdrop that is unparalleled in Calgary. For a full 3D walkthrough of the space, click here

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Inside, The Lake House features stunning elk antler chandeliers and a grand stone fireplace, evoking the rustic charm of its sister properties nestled within the Rocky Mountains.

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Classic yet refined furnishings lend a timeless elegance that seamlessly complements any wedding theme or aesthetic envisioned by the couple.

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Notably, the venue boasts a historic 21-foot antique bar dating back to the 1800s, adding a touch of vintage sophistication to the ambiance.

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During warm summer evenings, the expansive patio becomes a focal point, offering captivating vistas and creating enchanting moments for guests to cherish.

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2. A Seasoned Events Team Committed to Providing a Seamless Experience

From intimate weddings to gatherings of up to 200 guests, our team at The Lake House collaborates closely with you and your planner to ensure a smooth, memorable celebration.

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From determining the best room set-up for your ceremony and reception, to providing recommendations on menu items, our team has worked with countless couples and wedding planners to ensure wedding dreams are brought to life.

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With over a decade of experience at The Lake House, Kirsten Davies, our Events Manager, is a seasoned professional adept at managing inquiries, tastings, and venue walkthroughs.

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She collaborates closely with couples, offering solutions to every query and ensuring a seamless planning process.

3. Award-Winning Rocky Mountain Cuisine

As part of Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts, The Lake House is part of a portfolio of acclaimed dining experiences that make up the backbone of its signature Rocky Mountain Cuisine.

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This dedication to excellence is reflected at The Lake House, where CRMR’s celebrated Rocky Mountain Cuisine is expertly crafted and showcased by Chef de Cuisine Gareth Colville and his talented team. Together, they have earned numerous culinary awards, highlighting the distinctive flavors of Western Canada. Our locally inspired menus are complemented by an extensive wine list featuring a diverse selection from around the world.

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Couples looking to impress and delight their guests can choose from a wide range of culinary offerings, from delectable cocktail reception stations, offerings choices like freshly-shucked East Coast Oysters to smoked Rack of Pork. For the plated dinners, guests can enjoy family-style appetizers like charcuterie, to appetizers like Ricotta Gnocchi and entries like locally-sourced Bison Tenderloin.

4. In-House Dessert & Cake Options

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For the perfect touch of sweetness, our in-house pastry team excels at crafting unforgettable plated desserts, ranging from Sticky Toffee Pudding to Vanilla Crème Brule, as well as more casual dessert buffets featuring a delightful array of tarts, macarons, and profiteroles (cream puffs).

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In addition to the wide selection of pastries and plated desserts, couples can also choose custom-made cakes. If you are interested in this option, please make your inquiry at the time of booking, providing at least 4 weeks’ notice for our pastry team to create your cake in-house.

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5. Award-Winning Wine Selections

Every gathering deserves an exceptional wine selection to elevate the occasion. Recognized with accolades such as the Most Comprehensive Wine List and the Best Overall Wine List at Alberta’s Finest Drinks List Awards, our curated array of global varietals has become a cornerstone of our dining experience.

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Crafted by our expert sommelier, Brad Royale, our extensive, yet accessible, selections guarantee that your guests will enjoy the finest wine experience possible.

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For couples seeking a wedding venue that combines natural beauty, intimacy, and versatility, The Lake House in Calgary offers an enchanting setting that ticks all the boxes. From its scenic beauty and intimate atmosphere to its versatile options, a wedding here provides the perfect backdrop for a celebration of love that will be remembered for years to come. If you're dreaming of a wedding day that is as magical as it is memorable, saying "I do" at The Lake House in Calgary could be the perfect choice for you.

Get in touch with us via our bookings page, or email us directly to inquire. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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