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Welcome to Skyline

A premier event space in Kensington, Calgary. Ideally suited for corporate events and weddings. Choose your event experience.

Choose your venue

Skyline offers three options, each with its own unique price, capacity and atmosphere. Simply Elegant is the sole provider of all services at Skyline.

Skyline

This stylish venue seats up to 300 and offers a spectacular view with its floor to ceiling windows.

1918 Lounge

This venue suits an intimate party for family and friends, or corporate event for up to 150 guests.

1918 Tap & Table

This contemporary restaurant offers dining for anyone looking for great food in a fun atmosphere.

We’re in the business of events

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

Catering to Weddings & Events

Simply Elegant provides a wide variety of catering options. Our Catering Director can work with you to develop custom menus to suit your style and budget. See a selection of Catering Menus.

Corporate & Weddings Planning

When you book your event at Skyline, we can have one of our Event Planners help you design your event or wedding based on your vision. They will take the time to make sure all your needs are seamlessly executed.

Weddings & Events Flowers

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!

Event Decorations & Design

Did you know we offer decor services as a part of the design for your event? We have a professional decor artist on staff who can create a design based on your vision.

Entertainment

You might want to include live music or a DJ at your event. We bring in the entertainment for you from music to other type of entertainers to wow your guests.

Audio Visual

The sound at events matters. Whether it’s for the entertainers or speaking to a large crowd, we have the equipment to suit your event requirements.

At Skyline and Skyline West you’re in good hands as they are both operated by Simply Elegant, a successful hospitality firm 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.

Entertainment

Celebrate with live music! We offer a selection of types of musical talent suited for your event for wedding ceremonies, corporate gatherings and cocktail parties. From ballads to uplifting dance music, there are options to choose from.

If you have something in mind, we can arrange a Special Occasion Song to immortalize your event or wedding. Having a special theme song or love song is a timeless way to commemorate your event that no one else has.

The Champagne Dress Artist is a unique and beautiful way to share drinks with your guests at your next party. The Champagne Dress is on wheels, so the artist can stroll around your party making sure none of the guests are left empty-handed.

A DJ will bring life to your ceremony, cocktail reception or dinner / dance. We can provide a sound system and wireless microphone for toasts/speeches during reception as well.

Most people overestimate the ease of playing music that keeps a crowd on the dance floor. There may be people from ages 8 to 80 on the dance floor at any one time; an experienced DJ will understand that everyone is passionate about “their style” of music and know how to tap into that passion and present it in a manner that everyone on the dance floor can get excited about together.

Lighting can add ambiance to any event. From café style to gobos - we have a variety of options to choose from. Ask us about lighting and A/V options.

Leanda Hayden Interview

We had the chance to catch up with Leanda Hayden, who had her 30th birthday party at Skyline in early 2019 to find out how it went. Here’s what she told us about her experience. I had invited about 50 people to my 30th birthday party. We started the night with...

Make it a Destination Wedding in Calgary and Banff

The Skyline venue is a gorgeous location in Calgary, Alberta for a destination wedding with a honeymoon in Banff National Park to follow.With so many couples seeking an ideal destination wedding, more are looking for a domestic location that will save them...

Mark Barham of The Royal Canadian Legion Calgary Shares the Story of Skyline

This year Simply Elegant has found its home at Skyline, a 10,000 square foot space with 14 ft. ceilings located on the top floor at 1918 Kensington Road NW. This space is in a relatively new multi-use building with a lounge and restaurant for The Royal Canadian...

5 Questions with Christaan+Planck

All photo credits: Christann + Planck from their other projects. At Skyline, we aim to make our venue something that is special in our city. There are many components to creating a great space, but the lighting is what gives it that special ambiance. We sat down with...