SKYLINE

Skyline is a division of Simply Elegant who is the sole service provider for this venue

 

Our goal is have you relax while we take care of all the details so you can enjoy a spectacular view of Calgary while entertaining your guests

 

    

Booking Rates 2019

By Appointment Only

Sunday to Thursday

$4,500.00

Friday and Saturday

$6,000.00

Holidays and long weekend Sundays

$6,000.00

About Us

Skyline is located on the top floor of 1918 Kensington which is in the heart of the city. With its floor to ceiling windows, it offers a spectacular view of downtown Calgary and the surrounding area.  This is a flexible event space conveniently located only 5 minutes away from Calgary’s downtown core. Perfect for a corporate event, wedding reception or cocktail party!

At Skyline you're in good hands as it is operated by Simply Elegant, a successful event planning and catering company that has served thousands of clients since 1996. We are well- known for our high quality catering, event planning, wedding, décor, floral and venue services.  We bring this expertise to Skyline where you and your guests will experience an event like no other with our all-in-one, inclusive service.

You have to see Skyline for yourself to witness why this is the place to host your next event! It offers beautifully finished floors, exposed concrete pillars and exquisite furnishings that give a fresh, contemporary appeal.

Capacity

Skyline can accommodate up to 300 guests for various styles of events. There is plenty of room for all your guest tables, a dance floor, lounge areas and entertainment – each side with a view. We can provide either a sit-down dinner, a buffet style dinner or stand up reception. Our decor specialists will work with you to decide on the decor, florals and rentals to achieve a theme for your event.

Catering & Bar Services

Simply Elegant provides a wide variety of catering options and can work with you to develop custom menus to suit your style and budget.

See our Catering Options here.

In addition to our Bar Services, you'll see we have:

  • Breakfast Menus
  • Cold Meals and Hot Combinations for Lunch
  • Cocktail Menus
  • Plated Dinners
  • Stampede Menus
  • Holiday Menus
  • Buffet Menus

Event Planning

When you book your event at Skyline, we can have one of our Event Planners help you design your event based on your vision. They will take the time to ensure all your needs are seamlessly executed. Our Event Planners are skilled at co-ordinating the technical aspects of your event. They can provide input on the menu and theme and also work with you on the day of your event to make sure all the details are taken care of so you don’t have to feel stressed.

Staffing

The beauty of having Simply Elegant operate this venue is that we already have trained staff. Our personnel are trained to provide outstanding service and have all the required skills to ensure your guests' experience is handled for you. From our Executive Chef, Director of Food & Beverage and Director of Special Events to our front line servers, everyone at Simply Elegant is dedicated to presenting the best to our clients.

Décor

Skyline has the ideal backdrop with its exceptional views, but did you know we also offer decor services as a part of your complete event needs? We have a professional decor artist on staff who can talk to you about various decoration-specific projects for your event.

Florals

Our floral department offers a wide range of styles to choose from to enhance your event style and theme. We work with you to decide on colors and types of flowers that go together. Ask us about florals for your wedding day too! We have one of the best florists who works with couples to design the perfect bouquet, boutonnieres and corsages.

About Us

Skyline is located on the top floor of 1918 Kensington in the heart of the city. With its floor to ceiling windows, it offers a spectacular view of downtown Calgary and the surrounding area.  This is a flexible event space conveniently located only 5 minutes away from Calgary’s downtown core. Perfect for a corporate event, wedding reception or cocktail party!

At Skyline you're in good hands as it is operated by Simply Elegant, a successful event planning and catering company that has served thousands of clients since 1996. We are well- known for our high quality catering, event planning, wedding, décor, floral and venue services.  We bring this expertise to Skyline where you and your guests will experience an event like no other with our all-in-one, inclusive service.

You have to see Skyline for yourself to witness the beautifully finished floors to exposed concrete pillars and exquisite furnishings to see why this is the place to host your event. The renderings here give you some idea of what the space can look like. Just know the Skyline experience is entirely personalized and customizable for what you need.

Capacity

Skyline can accommodate up to 300 guests for various styles of events. There is plenty of room for all your guest tables, a dance floor, lounge areas and entertainment – each side with a view. We can provide either a sit-down dinner, a buffet style dinner or stand up reception. Our decor specialists will work with you to decide on the decor, florals and rentals to achieve a theme for your event.

Catering & Bar Services

Simply Elegant provides a wide variety of catering options and can work with you to develop custom menus to suit your style and budget. See our Catering Options here. In addition to our Bar Services, you'll see we have:

  • Breakfast Menus
  • Cold Meals and Hot Combinations for Lunch
  • Cocktail Menus
  • Plated Dinners
  • Stampede Menus
  • Holiday Menus
  • Buffet Menus

Event Planning

When you book your event at Skyline, we can have one of our Event Planners help you design your event based on your vision. They will take the time to ensure all your needs are seamlessly executed. Our Event Planners are skilled at co-ordinating the technical aspects of your event. They can provide input on the menu and theme and also work with you on the day of your event to make sure all the details are taken care of so you don’t have to feel stressed.

Staffing

The beauty of having Simply Elegant operate this venue is that we already have trained staff. Our personnel are trained to provide outstanding service and have all the required skills to ensure your guests' experience is handled for you. From our Executive Chef, Director of Food & Beverage and Director of Special Events to our front line servers, everyone at Simply Elegant is dedicated to presenting the best to our clients.

Ideal Location

Nestled in the heart of Calgary, Skyline is located on the top floor of 1918 Kensington. Only 5 minutes from downtown, it is the ideal location for your next event.

 

Skyline Parking

Skyline has convenient parking including
Queen Elizabeth High School parking lots
after 5pm weekdays and weekends. Clients
are welcome to park in their two lots outlined
with red squares. All other parking is
indicated in the areas marked in red.

We're in the business of events

Simply Elegant is a one-stop hospitality company that offers catering, event planning, decor and florals for all types of parties.

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