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Elopement Wedding Package


Escape the crowds and enjoy the luxury of each other’s company. Let us help plan your special day.

Items included in the Two Person Package

  • Assistance obtaining marriage license online ~ Our wedding coordinator's assistance along the way and upon arrival in the Canmore area

  • Ceremony with local Marriage Commissioner ~ a beautiful ceremony conducted by our local marriage commissioner. Choose your scenic outdoor location from many beautiful spots in Canmore or Banff. Most Canmore locations are included in the package price. if you wish to say your vows in Banff National park or Lake Louise area an additional charge will be applied.

  • Pampering ~ Two 1/2 hour massage treatments (or one 1 hour treatment).

  • Bride’s hair design ~ up to a value of $100.00

  • Flowers ~ A perfumed bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom.

  • Wedding Cake ~ a unique wedding cake for two from our kitchen.

  • 2 nights accommodation – in our best available Honeymoon room

  • Room Service ~ Gourmet Breakfast served in your guest room each morning.

  • Fruit & Wine ~ White Wine on ice & Chocolate Covered Strawberries or Red Wine with Fresh Fruit & Cheese, in your guest room upon arrival at A Bear & Bison Canadian Country Inn.

  • Romantic Bath Product Gift Basket ~ A Luxury Bath Product Gift Package awaiting your arrival

Elopement Wedding Package Prices

Winter/Spring ~ $2,400.00 CND plus Canadian taxes & Gratuities where applicable  
Summer ~ $2,600.00 CND plus Canadian taxes & Gratuities where applicable  

Our Elopement Wedding Package is available Sunday through to Thursday and is bookable 90 days in advance and up to 1 week before arrival (subject to availability of service providers). Traditionally Sunday through Thursday are quieter days in the Canmore & Banff area which allows you more privacy at some of our popular scenic locations and allows us more time to spend with you to help you.

Elope the way you want to.

Contact us by telephone 1-403-678-2058 or email [email protected] to check availability and ask us some questions.


Modify your Package to include some additional items

$595.00 Photographic Package ~ 2 rolls of 35mm film, proof album and negatives. Ceremony plus 2 scenic locations. CD with all prints can be added for extra $100.00
$795.00 Videography Package ~ will capture the ceremony from beginning to end, with editing as necessary to give you the perfect memory of a once in a lifetime day.
$100.00 Witness ~ Two witness are required by Alberta Law. If you are using a photographer or Videographer, he/she can be the 1st witness. If you do not have the 2nd witness on hand we can arrange a wonderful witness for a $100.00 fee.
$250.00 Lake Louise or Lake Moraine ~ weddings at these locations will have an additional charge to cover the traveling time for the marriage commissioners.
$500.00 Winter or Summer Gazebo Wedding onsite at A Bear & Bison Inn ~ this option can only be included if any you and any additional guests are staying at the Inn.
$100.00 Bad Weather Option ~ should you be unable to have your ceremony outside due to surprise weather changes we can rearrange the furnishings in the Inn to accommodate the ceremony.
  Secure dinner reservations on one or two nights at our great local restaurants ~ our wedding coordinator can make suggestions for you.



Frequently Asked Questions

These may help you decide between our Elopement wedding package
and our Exclusive Inn rental package:

Q: Can we include guests at our wedding ceremony?

A: Yes ~ if you have friends or family that wish to share this time with you we would be delighted to include them in the above Elopement wedding package for the cost of our regular room accommodation rates.

As the Group grows, items to consider are:

  • Wedding cake
Larger Wedding Cake ~ per person additional cost of $7.00
  • Flowers, Spa services, Hair services
Flowers, Spa services, Hair services ~ to make additional arrangements for your guests linked with the wedding arrangements we add a 15% service charge to the service provider’s end cost. This covers the extra work of our in house wedding coordinator.

Q: Can we have our Wedding Dinner at A Bear & Bison Inn?

A: This package is designed for smaller groups so there will be other visitors at the Inn on your wedding day. For this reason we do not offer a dinner reception at the Inn for our Elopement packages. We provide wedding reception services only to our Exclusive Inn rental group packages.

Q: Can we hold our Wedding Ceremony at A Bear & Bison Inn?

A: This package has been designed for off site Wedding Ceremonies ~ as your group will be small it is likely that there will be other guests at the Inn. So for your privacy and their comfort we will suggest several beautiful outdoor locations to choose from. However if you have other guests that are staying at the Inn with you, you may wish to consider our outdoor Garden gazebo for either a Summer afternoon or Winter evening wedding.

$500.00 Winter or Summer Gazebo Wedding onsite at A Bear & Bison Inn ~ this option can only be included if you and all additional guests are staying at the Inn.

Q: How do we arrange a marriage license?

A: You are required to provide your own Alberta Marriage License. You may apply for the marriage license online direct with the Banff Bureau Office at

Now that you have decided the Elopement package is for you, take a look at our suggested Wedding Location Page for a selection of beautiful pictures to help you decide on a location for your Elopement Wedding Ceremony.




canadian rockies, bed breakfast, hotel, canmore, banff
Country Inn, Bed & Breakfast & Restaurant
705 Benchlands Trail,
Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Telephone: 1-403-678-2058 Fax: 1-403-678-2086
[email protected] 

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