our STORY

At Mainspace, we believe in the magic of bringing people together in extraordinary environments. Nestled in the heart of the Bow Valley, our Canmore venue is a testament to the awe-inspiring power of nature and the perfect backdrop for unforgettable events. Our venue was born out of a shared passion for celebrating life’s milestones in breathtaking surroundings.

We envisioned a space where individuals, families, and communities could create lasting memories surrounded by spectacular scenery. Drawing inspiration from the beauty that surrounds Canmore, we meticulously designed Mainspace to seamlessly blend with its natural surroundings.

ABOUT US

Welcome to Mainspace, a captivating event venue located amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rocky mountains. With our unrivalled charm and exceptional amenities, we offer an unforgettable setting for your special occasion.

the VENUE

Our team of experienced event professionals is dedicated to ensuring every detail is meticulously executed, providing you with a stress-free experience and memories to cherish. At Mainspace, we believe that every event should be an immersive experience. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be greeted by our warm and welcoming staff, committed to ensuring your event surpasses all expectations.

Mainspace stands as a testament to thoughtful design and function. We pride ourselves on offering a unique space that harmonizes with nature, enhancing every event with a touch of mountain magic. From the moment you step into our venue, you’ll be captivated by the natural light, mountain views, and seamless blend of modern industrial meets mountain vistas. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate event, social gathering, or any other special occasion, our flexible event spaces can accommodate your needs. 

Additional Upgrades

VENUE HIRE


Polaroid camera with photo table setup

Donut wall 

Neon Signs

Champagne Wall

All Packages Include

Venue access until 1:00am (last call 12:00am)

Outdoor patio space (until 10PM or when dance commences)

Walnut 6 ft rectangle dining tables - 6 or 8 people

Modern black wooden chairs 

All venue glassware, whiteware + silverware

Cocktail reception tables (if required)

Cake, gift and signing tables

Podium for speeches In-house speakers + designated dance floor

Customized bar menu

Buffet, Plated, and Family Style catering options

Bartending staff for duration of event

Built in A/V system + projector/screen + wireless microphone

Post event cleaning included

Indoor ceremony space

Tabletop decor packages + custom rental options

In-house DJ services

Mirror or Stand Photobooth

LED Dance Floor

INVESTMENT

Floral Add-ons

+ NO food and beverage minimum spend required

+ Venue Hire includes venue chairs, tables, tableware, napkins and bar service staff

+ Food, catering staff and beverage costs are in addition to our venue hire

2024 Venue Hire

2500
3500
up to 80 seated
up to 100 standing

Indoor Ceremony

Includes venue chairs, signing table, speaker + bluetooth microphone

Between November - April indoor ceremonies are included free of charge, with the exception of premium holiday dates and half day venue hire.

Guest Count         up to 50
Cost Addition       1000 

Monday - Thursday
Friday - Sunday
Guest Count
Guest Count

Outdoor Ceremony

Includes white folding chairs, delivery, setup, signing table, site insurance, bluetooth speaker, bluetooth microphone

*Pending availability at two local sites*
Available May-October
Ceremony Package    +  2500

Available through Alpine Blooms
Pricing upon request.

Guest Count         51+
Cost Addition       1500
* requires 2 hour flip time

 9am- 1pm


5pm - 11pm 

500
Additional Time 150/hr

Small room only 1000
Large room only 1500
Whole venue 2000 

Half Day Venue Hire

* Half day evening bookings  + additional hours are available 6 months from event date only
*GST not included

* Long Weekend Premium + 500
* Holiday dates are charged as Saturday rates
* GST not included

decor packages

Soft pastels of lavender, baby blue and pink interspersed with pops of citrus. Reminiscent of afternoon high tea and delightful sunny garden parties.

Runners

Candles + Holders

Table Numbers

Charger Plates

Premium Glassware

Premium Cutlery

Napkins

Bud Vases

All Packages Include

Pretty Pastel

At Mainspace, we believe that every detail matters. From elegant decor to state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities, our event space is equipped with modern amenities to enhance your occasion.

With our commitment to excellence and attention to detail, we strive to create an atmosphere that exceeds your expectations, leaving you and your guests with unforgettable memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.

The deep, moody hues and clean lines enhance the raw beauty of your surroundings in striking minimalistic fashion. 

Dark Industrial

Laid back vibes and earthy warm, natural elements such as terracotta, cheesecloth and timber, combine with warm tones to celebrate the season.

Earthy Autumn

A timeless style featuring crisp whites and ivory, lush greenery, crystal and gold elements.

Elegant Romance

Natural fibres of rattan, linen and lace blend with ivory, soft pinks and dried florals for a relaxed, bohemian vibe.

Boho Dream

Invoking the essence of the Rocky Mountains, with deep blues, forest greens and elements of vintage copper and cream.

Peyto Lake

Classic + Timeless

Modern + Sleek

Pretty Pastel

Cool + Warm

Free-spirited + Whimsical

Bright + Fresh

Fall Inspired Warmth

*Set up and tear down of decor package items only
* Florals not included but available as an add-on 

BAR SERVICE

SUBSIDIZED BAR

Clients pay some of the bar services with options of:
- A choice of limited drinks covered
- Drink tickets
- A capped $ amount
- A set time during the event

CASH BAR

A table wine menu is available and is charged per case of 12
A signature cocktail menu is available and can be customized for each event. 
Prosecco can be served at any point during the event and are charged by the bottle.
All liquor must be purchased through the venue. No corkage is available.
18% auto gratuity applied to all bar bills.
All prices and options are subject to change without notice

HOST BAR

Clients pays for all bar services on one master tab charged following the event.

Guests pay for all drinks with regular bar service on their own tabs

faq

music

Use of sound system included with Spotify account linked. Bluetooth microphones are available free of charge for indoor use. RE:Sound and SOCAN fees apply.

Food + Drink SERVICE

All catering must be provided from our catering partner 'Take A Hike Market' (below the venue).

No outside food permitted, with exception of a wedding cake or cupcakes. All cakes must be made in a commercial kitchen.

All beverages are to be provided by the venue only.

If cake cutting is requested from the venue, a flat fee of $100 will apply for cutting, plating and serving.

Venue closes at 1am, last call at the bar is 12:30am

Transportation / Parking

There various free street parking spots nearby. The venue offers a 4 hour late night shuttle service as an add-on package. 
Underground parking will be available to all guests staying at Solara Resort. 

Accessibility

The venue is situated on the upper floor with elevator access. All guests are encouraged to take the staircase in Solara lobby area to enter and exit.

Set Up & Decor

Mainspace is responsible for items provided by the venue only. All other decor and rentals must be taken care of by clients or chosen teardown coordinator at the end of the event. Nothing is permitted to be left at the venue overnight without prior permission, including food items.

The use of confetti, rice, petals, glitter or birdseed is not permitted. Any items that are left and require teardown by Mainspace employees, or cause heavy duty cleaning will incur additional charges.

Please note that Mainspace does not allow anything to be hung from the walls or ceiling, except for items that are supplied by Mainspace and installed by Mainspace staff.

An on-site coordinator is highly advised for set up and teardown of all external items, with the exception of our tabletop decor packages booked which have setup/teardown included in rental price. 

Bookings

Deposit made up of the full Venue Hire Fee (non-refundable) due on signing of contract. An additional $1000 refundable damage deposit is due on signing of contract.

Contract must be signed and deposit paid before booking is confirmed.

Event cancellation fees do apply and are detailed in the event agreement.

Premiums apply for holidays and long weekends.

An auto gratuity of 18% will be added to bar bills.

Bookings will not be taken more than 18 months in advance. The 2025 booking calendar opens up on 1st November 2023.

Marriage license and commissioner are the responsibility of the booking clients.

All prices provided to the client in this brochure are subject to changes. Prices shall only be confirmed once contracts are signed and the initial deposit is received.

Please note, there must be food available with liquor service to comply with AGLC regulations. This includes cocktail hour at the time of bar opening for service.

Any last minute additional guests are at the discretion of the venue and will be charged to the final invoice.

80 people is the seated capacity, any guest over the age of two counts towards this. 120 is the maximum for standing.

A credit card pre-authorization form will be required for all bookings. Any outstanding balance not paid 24 hours after invoice is sent will be automatically charged to this account.

In the event of non-payment Mainspace reserves the right to cancel the event.
There will be no refund of previous deposits paid.

All rentals require a 50% deposit and will incur a 10% mandatory damage protection fee to the total rental amount. Final numbers are charged 14 days out from event.

All payments can be made by e-transfer to info@mainspacecanmore.ca or by credit card through the link on your client proposal. 
A 2.9% fee will apply to all credit card payments and non-Canadian clients.

Accommodation

Solara Resort has over 300 condo style lodgings, and can extend a discount promo code for clients booked at Mainspace. 
 There are various other hotel accommodations within 100 metres of the property.
Upon booking, a link for many other local  property promo codes will be sent out for external bookings for all event guests to use. 

Damages and Loss

Mainspace is not responsible for damages to or loss of any article left in the venue prior to, during, or after any function by the couple or guests.

Should damages occur in the venue space (bathrooms, floors, walls, etc.) due to negligence of members of the group, an assessment for damages will be added to the final bill, and will result in the partial or full forfeit of the damage deposit plus any additional costs.

Rehearsal

A one-hour complimentary rehearsal will be available for you and your wedding party at the venue. Rehearsal times and arrangements are confirmed up to 14 days prior to your wedding date. Access to the venue the day before and after your event cannot be guaranteed.

PRICING

All prices are subject to change without notice. Any price quoted 90 days from an event will be honoured. Bar prices are subject to change without notice.

Let's Celebrate Together

info@mainspacecanmore.ca 
 @mainspace_canmore

Sophie Pontone

Kristin Nicol

Kaili Schelks

Caleb Haakman

Lindsay Pyrah

Connect with our team:

Sales Manager

Sales Coordinator

Operations Manager

Venue Manager

Director