Edmonton’s 5 Fanciest Unique Wedding Venues

Edmonton’s 5 Fanciest Unique Wedding Venues 

A wedding is a sacred ceremony that brings two people together in front of their beloved family and friends. It’s natural to want the best and most memorable things for that ceremony! 

Now, aside from finding the best rings and bridal gowns, one of the most hectic parts of the wedding planning process is finding a venue. 

Luckily for you, we’ve already put together a list of the best unique wedding venues in the city right here. Check them out below!

Mirage Banquet Hall

Mirage Banquet Hall

Source: Mirage Banquet Hall 

What makes it unique• Customizable hall layout

• Offers French service

Best for• Indoor weddings

• Modern weddings

• Rustic weddings

Capacity• 100 to 860 people
Services offered• Registry desk

• Setup and removal of chairs

• Space for the aisle

• Wedding ceremony rehearsal

• Multiple 9'x12' projection screens

• In-house catering

• Built-in bars

• Stage and dance floor

• Buffet area

• Washrooms

• Bridal room

• Lighting and sound system

• Lounge area

• Onsite event coordinator

• Onsite catering service

• Handicapped accessible areas

Wi-Fi

Pricing• Wedding ceremony - $500 to $5,000

• Wedding reception - $500 to $7,000

• Minimum cost for catering - $0 to $50 per head

• Maximum cost for catering - $200 to $250 per head

The Mirage Banquet Hall is one of Edmonton’s premier halls usually used for weddings, banquets, and receptions. It has an indoor setting and a covered outdoor event space for wedding ceremonies. 

What’s great about this banquet hall is that you can pick the style, theme, and entertainment style you prefer for your wedding. It has two halls that can accommodate more than 800 people, depending on your preferred layout.  

You can have the halls set in banquet style or reception style. Besides that, you can request the floor plans if you prefer to tweak the hall’s layout. 

We also like the variety of catering services they offer. Whether you want a buffet, family-style dinner, hors d’oeuvres, French service, or cocktail reception, the whole staff can cater to your needs. 

The Royal Palace 

The Royal Palace

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What makes it unique• Starlight dance floor

• Grand staircase

Best for• Modern weddings
Capacity• 100 to 950 people
Services offered• Starlight dance floor

• Wedding planning services

• DJ, lighting, and audiovisual equipment

• Chairs, tables, and centerpieces

• Linen table covers

• Cleanup services

• Wall draping and other decorations

• Altar/arch

• Lighting system

• Stage setup

• Heating and cooling system

• Catering services

• Private dressing room

• Photo booth

• Wheelchair access

• Free parking

• Photography and videography services

Pricing• Wedding ceremony - starts at $250 to $500

• Wedding reception - starts at $250 to $500

• Minimum cost for catering - $0 to $50 per head

• Maximum cost for catering - $50 to $60 per head

The Royal Palace is an event facility for banquets, conferences, corporate functions, and special occasions. 

It’s an excellent venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions because it features two event spaces that can take in 950 guests. 

Every bride deserves to be in the spotlight during this special day, so the Royal Palace offers a beautiful grand staircase to give brides an impactful and fairytale-like entry. Hire a wedding photographer and videographer to capture this memorable event. 

What makes this event space unique is its starlight dance floor. The newlyweds can enjoy their magical first dance on a LED floor that twinkles in different colors. 

Furthermore, they offer diverse menu options to suit the theme and flavor you want for your wedding. Some of the cuisines their chefs specialize in are the Indian menu, Gurudwara menu, Continental menu, and Hors d’oeuvres menu. 

Studio96

Studio96

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What makes it unique• Historic landmark

• Moroccan-themed event space

Best for• Intimate weddings

• Rustic weddings

Capacity• 30 to 200 people
Services offered• Dance floor and stage

• Special decor rentals

• In-house catering

• AV system

Bar services

• Bridal suite

• Audio equipment

• Setup and cleanup services

• Event coordinator

• Live music and DJs

• Wedding cakes

Wedding flowers

• Photography and video services

Pricing• Wedding ceremony - $1,750 to $2750

• Wedding reception - $3,600 to $5,500

• Minimum cost for catering - $60 to $70

• Maximum cost for catering - starts at $250

Studio96 is a rustic event space in downtown Edmonton. It was once a historic church, but it was redeveloped into a cozy and Moroccan-themed venue. 

It may not be as spacious and grand as other event halls, but it’s a favorite pick for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and bridal showers. 

It’s great for intimate weddings because their wedding ceremony and banquet reception packages are good for 150 guests, while the ceremony and cocktail-style receptions can accommodate 200 guests. 

Edmonton Convention Centre

Edmonton Convention Centre

Source: Edmonton Convention Centre 

What makes it unique• 150,000 square feet event space

• Offers all-inclusive wedding packages

• In-house team of Red Seal Chefs

Best for• Large-scale weddings

• Classic weddings

Capacity• 80 to 1,000 people
Services offered• Function rental space

• Full physical setup and cleanup

• Choice of plated dinner

Fine dining menus

• Catering and bar

• Dance floor

• Unlimited pop and juice

• Wedding manager

• Furniture, chairs, and table

• Lighting

• Bridal suite

• Barware, flatware, and glassware

Pricing• Wedding ceremony - starts at $750 to $1,000

• Wedding reception - starts at $750 to $1,000

• Minimum cost for catering - $0 to $50

• Maximum cost for catering - $150 to $200

Edmonton Convention Centre is a 150,000 square feet (13,936 square meters) banquet hall for various events. 

If you prefer to hold the ceremony with the picturesque view of the North Saskatchewan River Valley as your backdrop, you can pick the Riverview Room. However, this room can only accommodate 80 to 140 guests. 

Alternatively, you can choose the Salon Ballrooms if you prefer a larger space. The rooms are customizable and can take in 80 to 400 guests. 

All-inclusive packages are also available for couples looking for a one-stop shop and service provider for their wedding. These packages include the service of an in-house team of 11 Red Seal chefs led by chef Serge Belair – Canadian Chef of the Year (2012). 

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

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What makes it unique• Features impressive outdoor settings for weddings

• Offers event technology concierge

• Expansive ballrooms

Best for• Classic weddings

• Garden weddings

Capacity• 30 to 350 people
Services offered• Event technology concierge service

• Ballrooms

• Full bar and lounge

• Personalized menus

• Wedding planning services

• Onsite event production service

• Catering and bar services

• Light and sound system

• Setup and cleanup services

• Outdoor function area

• Vendor list recommendations

Pricing• Wedding ceremony - starts at $1,000 to $2,000

• Wedding reception - starts at $750 to $1,000

• Minimum cost for catering - $0 to $50

• Maximum cost for catering - $70 to $80

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald offers indoor and outdoor settings for ceremonies and events such as engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. 

It features five event rooms that can be used for intimate gatherings and grand celebrations. Here are the event rooms and their capacities. 

  • Empire Ballroom – 200 to 350 guests 
  • Wedgwood Room – 32 to 125 guests
  • Jasper Room – 30 to 60 guests
  • Drawing Room – 30 to 60 guests 
  • Edmonton Room – 20 to 50 guests. 

Note that each event room’s minimum and maximum capacity can still vary depending on the venue specifications and layout. 

If you prefer an intimate wedding ceremony in an outdoor setting, you can choose the parlor or gazebo that can accommodate 10 to 25 guests.