Social events

    Anniversaries, birthdays, showers, or any other type of celebration are special to us at the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant. We can help you plan a spectacular event, whether it’s at the house or within the surrounding park. We welcome birthdays, bar/bat mitzvahs, bridal showers, baby showers, birthdays, retreats, team-building activities, sports team celebrations, anniversary parties, retirement festivities, and everything in between.

    Our grand heritage building is the perfect private event venue for both sit-down and stand-up events. It’s a great private party venue, with amazing service for every size of groups.

    Spaces available

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    Grand Salon

    The largest room in this elegant country residence accommodates up to 110 sit-down dinner guests, or up to 200 guests in a stand-up cocktail reception configuration. A large stone fireplace, heavy wooden pillars, hardwood floors and soaring ceiling beams create a feeling of sophisticated, airy, grandeur. Gaze through the south-facing bank of windows to the sprawling front lawn and enjoy the relaxed, tranquil setting of the ranch house. A backyard tent can be added for additional space or as a dance floor.

    18’ x 22’

    Banquet Style – 110 people maximum
    U-Shape Style – 24 (U-Shape set-up)
    Classroom Style – 42 (Rows of rectangular tables)
    Boardroom Style – 50 (2 tables of 25)
    Cocktail Style – 150 (Stand-up receptions)
    Ceremony Style – 136 (Chairs only)

    William Roper Hull Room

    Natural light pours into this room from the large windows that overlook the wraparound veranda. A stone fireplace, hardwood floors and the original rustic architecture keep the character alive in this front room of the house. It is even said that the original “Big Four” of the Calgary Stampede were enjoying this room when they launched their idea of holding an annual Stampede in Calgary. Today, the William Roper Hull Room is used for smaller receptions and seats up to 32 people for a banquet-style served meal or 35 people for a stand-up cocktail reception.

    18’ x 22’

    Banquet Style – 32 people maximum
    Boardroom Style – 18 (One large table)
    Cocktail Style – 35 (Stand-up receptions)

    Senator Patrick Burns Room

    The large windows of this space offer gorgeous views of the perfectly manicured front lawn. The beautiful wooden mantel adorning the fireplace creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for up to 30 sit-down dinner guests or 35 people for a stand-up cocktail reception.

    18’ x 21’

    Banquet Style – 30 people maximum
    Boardroom Style – 18 (One large table)
    Cocktail Style – 35 (Stand-up receptions)

    Charlie Yuen’s Lounge

    Warm tones and wooden accents lend a relaxed atmosphere to this pleasant space, which also offers private access to the wraparound veranda. Please note, this room is a public space and is not for private bookings.

    John Glenn’s Wolf Den

    A private banquet room for parties up to 12, this space is perfectly suitable for family gatherings, birthday parties and other intimate celebrations.

    13’ x 16’

    Boardroom Style – 12 (One large table)

    Meadow Muse Pavilion

    This charming, elegant space, located in the heart of Fish Creek Provincial Park, greets you with a beautiful blank slate for decorating, complete with hardwood floors and pleasant lighting. The walls are retractable to let in the sunshine on those breathtaking Fish Creek summer days. The transition of space between your event and the surrounding park will become seamless.

    Size: 40×60


    Stand-up Cocktail
    Reception – 175
    Buffet Style Meal – 120
    Banquet Style Plated Meal – 135


    Our experienced and highly trained culinary and service teams are ready to prepare high-quality meals for you and your special guests, including the finest meat, game, poultry and fish, locally-grown vegetables, freshly-baked breads and creative desserts. Satisfy your guests with our expertly presented meals, either buffet, reception or plated style.

    We promise you that your event at the Bow Valley Ranche will be first-class. You and your guests will be enchanted by the rustic, elegant, space, the impeccable regional cuisine and first-rate service from our staff members.

    Contact us for a Quote

      15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary AB
      (403) 476-1310

      • Regular hours:
      • CLOSEDMonday
      • Lunch: 11 am – 2 pmTuesday – Friday
      • Dinner: 5 pm – CloseTuesday – Sunday
      • Brunch: 10 am – 2 pmSaturday – Sunday
      • Afternoon tea (seasonal): 2 pm – 4 pmSaturday – Sunday
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