The pandemic brought much of the world to an abrupt halt – weddings, concerts, events, birthdays and more were rescheduled, or even cancelled in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID. But now, as things slowly open up and return to normal, we’re all getting excited to embrace our loved ones and come together to celebrate the important things in life. If you were one of the many couples who had to cancel or reschedule your wedding, and you’re in need of a helpful list of wedding services to get you started on your planning again, we have you covered. From hair and makeup to floral arrangements, venues and more, check out the below 17th Ave business to learn more about the wedding services they offer!
Did you know that your favourite community brewpub is also home to an award-winning industrial wedding venue at their massive 17th Ave location!? Trolley 5’s upper-level atrium offers abundant natural sunlight with their floor-to-ceiling windows and tons of space for both the ceremony and reception. You can treat your guests to an elevated craft beer experience, a delicious catered meal and entertainment when you host your big day at Trolley 5. Learn more at the link below.
728 17th Ave SW, trolley5.com
Say yes to the dress at Ethos Bridal, 17th Ave’s sole Bridal Boutique located in the historic Devenish building, where you can browse their curated selection of designer gowns and haute couture designs made by the likes of Anna Rose, specifically for Ethos Bridal, along with tons of other styles from esteemed fashion designers around the world. Their professional bridal consultants are with you every step of the way as you prepare for your big day – whether you’re there to dress your wedding party, or find a custom-made dress. Learn more about their designers, appointments, sample sales and more at the link below.
908 17th Ave SW, ethosbridal.com
Pearl and Co Hair
17th Ave’s newest hair salon, Pearl and Co, offers tons of different services for your mane including extensions, foilyage, toner, root retouch and now, after a recent partnership with a local makeup artist, are also offering bridal services for hair and makeup. Head to their website below to learn more about the different makeup sessions, hair styles and more available for brides, bridesmaids and even flower girls!
Unit 201, 1008 17th Ave SW, pearlandco.ca
Calgary Jewellery opened in 1955 as one of the very first independent jewellery stores in the city, and since then, has been providing Calgarians with one of the largest and most exclusive selections of luxurious brand name watches and jewellery in Calgary. Looking to pop the question or start the ring hunt with your partner? They have tons of esteemed engagement ring and wedding band designers and a variety of cuts ranging from princess to pear shaped. Their knowledgeable team of experts are more than happy to assist you in finding the perfect fit for your big day.
1201 17 Ave SW, calgaryjewellery.com
Calcutta Cricket Club
It makes sense that a restaurant voted as one of Canada’s Best Designed restaurants would also make a charming wedding venue. Designed by local artist, Maya Gohill, Calcutta’s interior features vintage decor inspired by 1960’s social club meets Palm Beach, and also offers a vibrant outdoor patio, a side veranda and family-style long table dining. For their event services, you can choose between three different seated menus, as well as standing menu options, complete with popular Indian menu items like Butter Chicken Curry and Lamb ribs.
340 17th Ave SW, calcuttacricketclub.com
If you’re planning a pre-wedding pamper day or bridal party for the bride-to-be, Esme offers group booking for special occasions, which also includes food and beverages for an additional cost. Learn more about their services and how to book at the link below.
825 17th Ave SW, esmebeautiful.com
A bride’s wedding day look isn’t complete without a big bouquet of flowers in her arm, and beautiful floral arrangements perfectly situated atop each table, and dispersed throughout the event space. Purple Orchid offers full wedding services in Calgary, which includes bridal boutiques, reception flowers, corsages and boutonnieres. Their team of florists have plenty of experience creating dreamy floral arrangements for every type of wedding and venue, whether your big day will be celebrated in a lavish banquet hall, or small, intimate garden ceremony. Take a look at their beautiful displays online and learn about how you can book your consultation at the link below.
810a 16 Ave SW, purpleorchidflowers.ca
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