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Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts is the ideal venue to host a winter wedding – whether you want frozen lake views, majestic mountain ranges, convenient access to national parks, modern panoramic windows, or rustic charm – the resort collection contains three different venues across Canada, so there’s sure to be a spot for everyone’s style. Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts is a family owned company who genuinely loves the Rockies, and the love shows through their gorgeous venues. From British Columbia to Alberta, you can say “I Do” in the chilly Canadian winter weather with breathtaking views, delicious cuisine, cozy ambiance, and of course, all of your favorite people. Keep reading to learn about the beauty & accommodations that each resort has to offer, and find out which Canadian wonderland is perfect for your own winter wedding weekend!
Emerald Lake Lodge in the winter is truly an enchanting experience offering a breathtaking background of snow-capped mountains for your wedding photos. Nestled in the heart of Yoho National Park, just minutes from the Alberta border, this stunning venue offers an unparalleled setting, delectable Rocky Mountain Cuisine, and cozy lodge accommodations, all tailor-made for your special winter day. The Emerald Lake Lodge and Conference Center has been thoughtfully designed to cater to both intimate gatherings and larger celebrations of up to 150 people. Their event spaces, characterized by grace and intimacy, are not only exquisitely appointed but also remarkably versatile. As a result, event planners can craft an intimate, personalized atmosphere for their winter wedding that truly reflects their unique style. Couples also have the option of renting out the entire lodge with the Rent Your Own Island package, so you and all of your VIPs can have the property all to yourself for the weekend, celebrating and cozying up by fireplaces together.
Check out this gorgeous real Rocky Mountain winter wedding at Emerald Lake Lodge (as pictured below)!
Perched above the pristine waters of Lake Bonavista in Calgary, The Lake House is an enchanting winter wonderland that beckons with its large panoramic windows, offering captivating views of the frozen lake. Beyond being renowned for its exceptional cuisine, this venue presents a distinctive setting for winter weddings. The interior exudes a cozy yet sophisticated ambiance, with its dazzling elk antler chandeliers casting a warm glow, and an eye-catching fireplace adding to the rustic charm. Step outside to the outdoor patio, where you can savor the crisp winter air, soak in the stunning wintry vistas, and capture timeless photographs. Our devoted and attentive staff eagerly anticipate crafting a flawless and inspirational winter wedding experience for you and your cherished guests. The Lake House stands as an ideal choice for weddings of up to 150 people during this magical season.
Nestled atop majestic Banff with views of Tunnel Mountain, Buffalo Mountain Lodge emerges as the ultimate romantic winter wedding destination, offering unparalleled vistas and invigorating mountain air. This enchanting venue boasts three unique event spaces for weddings: the Wapiti Longhouse, Strathcona Room, and Wainwright Room. Each room is elegantly adorned, featuring an abundance of natural light, in-room bars, and breathtaking views. The Wapiti Longhouse and the Strathcona Room even offer balconies that overlook the awe-inspiring Cascade Mountain. Furthermore, all 108 guest rooms at Buffalo Mountain Lodge provide a cozy and inviting ambiance, complete with wood-burning fieldstone fireplaces that will make your guests’ experience even more special. Couples also have the option of renting out the entire lodge with the Rent Your Own Lodge package at this resort, too, so you can have an entire wedding weekend in beautiful Banff!
Clearly, Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts can create an idyllic winter wedding for all styles, themes, color palettes, and sizes of weddings, so click the link to find out how to book your wedding in the snowy, scenic North. So now that you have the dream venue, you need the dream winter wedding to take place! For help planning your perfect winter wedding, check out our Winter Wedding Planning Guide below!