HAVE YOUR DAY YOUR WAY at Maligne Lake

Your wedding day is one of the biggest events in your life, so we ensure you have the freedom to tailor every moment to your tastes. From streamlined ceremonies to robust receptions, we give you the options to make your wedding as spectacular as the scenery.

CAPTURING MINDS AND HEARTS SINCE 1908

The azure waters and spectacular mountain vistas of Maligne Lake have been capturing the imaginations of visitors for generations. The rustic log chalets of this national historic site combine with the towering peaks and pristine waters to create an atmosphere that is intimate, aweinspiring and the perfect backdrop for your big day.

THE CROWN JEWEL OF JASPER

Nestled in the centre of Maligne Lake, Spirit Island is one of the most iconic locations in the Rockies. This spectacular island is only accessible by boat and provides a truly magical backdrop for your ceremony, wedding photos or a celebratory cruise with your loved ones after your vows.

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Wedding Venues

The Courtyard
Ample seating and a spectacular view make our stone courtyard the perfect place for your romantic outdoor ceremony. Our elegant shuttles will chauffeur your guests from their Jasper hotels to the ceremony and return everyone to town after the reception. Chairs and a large white tent are also provided.

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The Chalet
Exquisite dinner receptions for up to 80 guests are held by the open-hearth fireplace in the historic Maligne Lake chalet. An enclosed veranda with views of Maligne Lake provides a comfortable place for you and your guests to celebrate and mingle outside of the main dining room.
 
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The Guest House
Once a four-room guest house, this charming building has been renovated to provide a dressing area for the bridal party, a quiet place to momentarily retreat during the day, and an area where the youngest guests may be cared for during the reception. In-house coffee service is available to the bride and her attendants.
 
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Ceremonies

Your ceremony marks the beginning of your new life together. We offer a variety of different ceremony locations, so you can find one that is romantic, beautiful and perfect for you.

Complete Maligne Lake Grounds
Exclusive access to the entire Maligne Lake grounds. Your ceremony will be held in our scenic courtyard, with a tent for shade, and followed by an elegant seated dinner reception. Guests will be chauffeured from their Jasper hotels to the ceremony and back to town after the festivities. 

Accommodates up to 80 guests.
Spirit Island Ceremony
Take your guests on a spectacular cruise to the world-famous Spirit Island and exchange vows in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. A selection of refreshments are available onboard, so you can toast your newly minted nuptials.

Maximum 50 people per boat. Multiple boats are available.
Chalet Ceremony
Your gathering of friends and family will have exclusive use of the patio and chalet for a three-hour period. Just the right amount of time for your ceremony and an intimate reception. 

Monday to Thursday afternoons only.
Lakeside Viewpoint Ceremony
Enjoy a picturesque outdoor ceremony at the lakeside viewpoint with Maligne Lake as your backdrop. Building facilities and refreshments are not included with this intimate, streamlined ceremony; however, the Maligne Lake chalet is available for a weather-related back-up at a price of $1,500. 

Monday to Thursday only.

Catering Menus

Menu 1:
  • Field And Forest Mushroom Chowder with espresso crème fraîche
  • Pan Seared Sea Scallops with mango red pepper salsa, port wine reduction
  • Grilled AAA Beef Tenderloin with apricot fig marmalade, café au lait sauce, mashed potatoes
  • Tiramisu

Menu 3: 
  • Belgian Endive Salad with pistachios, dried grapes, honey mustard vinaigrette
  • Smoked Sockeye Salmon with bocconcini, preserved lemon
  • Rack of Alberta Lamb with roasted baby potatoes, wild blueberry chutney, Merlot reduction
  • Crème Brûlée Napoléon
Menu 2:
  • Sweet Potato And Carrot Bisque with vanilla foam
  • Wild Mushroom and Duck Ravioli with roasted red pepper sauce, crème fraîche
  • Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass with citrus compote, smoked salmon risotto
  • Chilled Lemon and Mascarpone Soufflé with fresh berries
Starters
  • Field And Forest Mushroom Chowder
  • Sweet Potato And Carrot Bisque
  • Toasted Barley And Alberta Beef Soup
  • Minestrone Soup with basil pesto, pecorino croutons
  • Spinach Salad with poached egg, sliced almonds, goat cheese, mango balsamic vinaigrette
  • Organic Baby Greens with roasted vegetables, Chalet Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad with romaine hearts, pesto croutons, pecorino

Dessert
  • Chilled Lemon And Mascarpone Soufflé with seasonal berries
  • Roasted Apple, Pear and Cream Cheese Strudel 
  • Chocolate and Raspberry Truffle Torte, White Chocolate and Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake
  • Trio of Petites Crèmes Brûlées: vanilla, chocolate and maple
  • Cheese And Fruit Medley
  • Coffee And Tea Selection
Entrees
Served with seasonal vegetables and Chef's Choice of potato
 
  • Pan-seared Wild B.C. Salmon with citrus salad, chive oil
  • Fillet of Pacific Halibut with mango red pepper salsa, port reduction
  • Breast of Free Range Chicken stuffed with Boursin cheese and vegetable duxelle, with roasted pear and Chardonnay jus 
  • Roast Pork Tenderloin with apple and Jack Daniels compote, wild blueberry honey sauce
  • Rack Of Lamb with Dijon and hazelnut crust, rosemary Merlot reduction
  • Striploin Of Bison with apricot fig marmalade, café au lait sauce
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin with lobster butter, red wine jus
Buffet Reception featuring a refined round-up of flavours with your choice of carved meat. A minimum of 40 guests with a maximum of 60 guests is required for a buffet reception.

Buffet includes all of the following
  • Freshly Baked Breads
  • Chef’s Selection of Salads
  • Crudités With Dips
  • Imported And Domestic Cheeses
  • Array Of Desserts And Fresh Fruit
  • Coffee And Tea Selection

Choose two vegetable dishes
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Grilled Mushrooms
  • Roasted Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Rice Pilaf



Choose two entrées
  • Herb Roasted Chicken with pan jus reduction
  • Mediterranean Tilapia
  • Baked Salmon with orange mango glaze
  • Blackened Rainbow Trout with lemon herb butter
  • Beef Bourguignon

Choose one carved meat
  • Traditional Maple And Beer Baked Ham
  • Roasted Loin Of Pork with apple and sun-dried blueberry compote
  • Roasted Leg Of Lamb with rosemary jus
  • Roasted Turkey with the traditional trimmings
  • Rosemary And Dijon Crusted Round of Alberta Beef with red wine demi-glace
Canapés
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Smoked Duck Breast
  • Blue Crab Cakes
  • Chili Lime Prawns
  • Brewster’s Game Pâté

House White
  • El Petit Bonhomme (Spain) 36/bottle 9/glass 6oz
 
House Red
  • El Petit Bonhomme (Spain) 36/bottle 9/glass
 
White by the bottle 
  • Gehringer Brothers Private Reserve Pinot Gris (BC) 40
  • Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio (Italy) 38
  • Giesen Marlborough Estate Sauvignon Blanc (Australia) 38
  • Giesen Marlborough Estate Riesling (Australia) 38
  • Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay (USA) 38
Red by the bottle
  • Gehringer Brothers Dry Rock Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot (BC) 40
  • Meyer Family Okanagan Vally Pinot Noir (BC) 50
  • Bodega Amalaya Malbec (Argentina) 40
  • Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet-Shiraz-Merlot (Australia) 42
  • Gil Family Honoro Vera Garnacha (Spain) 38
 
Champagne
  • Pierre Peters Cuvee de Reserve Blancs de Blancs (France) 120
  • Nicolas Maillart Brut Platine (France) 100
 
Sparkling 
  • Valdo Marca Oro Prosecco di Valdobbiadene (Italy) 40