Waterfront Park in Calgary is a unique venue with a number of great features including 200-car parking and an inner-city location.

Waterfront Park

5225 101 St NW, Calgary, AB T3L 1S4
+1 (403) 242-1457

Getting here

Waterfront Park is conveniently located in the Northwest city quadrant (5225 101 St NW, Calgary, AB T3L 1S4). It is located on the other side of the Stoney Trail bridge from Bowness Park and across the Trans-Canada highway from WinSport.

Step-by-step from Stoney Trail NW

Exit Stoney Trail to Nose Hill Drive (East).

Exit Nose Hill Drive to 87th Street NW

Nose Hill Drive to 87th Street NW Calgary

Turn left at the 3-way stop to Bearspaw Dam Road

Turn left at the 3-way stop to Bearspaw Dam Road

Turn right to 85th Street bridge

Turn right towards the 85th Street NW bridge

Take the first right directly after the bridge. Follow the signs to Scenic Bow Road and Al Azhar Shriners.

First right after the bridge

Turn left on the stop sign to Scenic Bow road

Turn left at the stop sign towards Scenic Bow Road

Keep right to Shriners Road

Keep right to Shriners Road

Follow the Shriners Road

shriners road before the bridge

Pass under the Stoney Trail bridge

shriners road under bridge

Proceed to the Al Azhar Shriners parking lot

Proceed to parking at the Waterfront Park, follow the signs to Al Azhar Shriners


Waterfront Park guests enjoy a 200-car parking lot that can accommodate a big wedding, corporate event or conference. A valet parking option is available.

waterfront park parking

Nearby Accommodations

Waterfront Park is capable of accommodating out-of-the-city events. Thanks to the proximity to some of the best hotels, B&Bs and nearby communities featuring Airbnb options. View the choices below. Please note that the pricing is per room as of August 23, 2023. Make sure to check pricing for your event dates.

If you can’t find a suitable hotel or B&B or would prefer a home feel. Consider the nearby communities of Valley Ridge, Lynx Ridge, Tuscany, Scenic Acres, Crestmont and Bowness for Airbnb options.

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Simply Elegant is the sole service provider at Waterfront Park; we are your one-stop-shop for weddings, corporate or private events; providing services as catering, bar service, decorations, entertainment, lighting, valet and AV.


Pricing is variable and based on your choices. Our suggested menus can be found here.

Bar Service

We usually average 1 alcoholic beverage per hour per guest – for a 5 hour event you are looking at 5 drinks per person – roughly $40. Subsidized bar or cash bar is also an option. Last call is at midnight, bar closes at 12.30am and guests have to be out by 1am.


Can be pretty minimal – average cost starting at around $10/person (for basic linen and napkins).
View our decorations packages.


Background music starting at $500, DJ around $1,500– $1,700 depending on the duration of the wedding; we can also assist you finding a band or any other entertainment.


We add a mandatory security charge to any event where alcohol is served.