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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary bookings

Rentals and bookings – Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary provides a unique setting for your wedding, meeting, corporate function, training session or community event. It is situated along the bend of the Bow River and is the only federally designated migratory bird sanctuary in North America with special protection rights.

  • Weddings

    Inglewood Bird Sanctuary provides a unique natural setting for your wedding, encompassing 36 hectares of tranquil wilderness only minutes from downtown Calgary.

  • Special Events

    Floor to ceiling windows looking out to the sanctuary.

  • Meetings

    The Chinese Canadian Market Garden room within the Nature Centre can accommodate up to 40 people. The room is equipped with a projector and wifi.

  • Birthday parties

    Make that birthday party extra special. Our spaces can be booked for private parties for all ages.

Bookable spaces

Photo gallery

Rental rates

Location Weekday hourly rate 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. After hours & weekend hourly rate

Outdoor Space – Colonel Walker House Lawn 

2024 - $81.12*

2025 - $84.36*

2024 - $81.12*

2025 - $84.36*

Wedding Package – Colonel Walker House Lawn and Colonel Walker Classroom 

2024 - $432.64**

2025 - $449.95**

2024 - $432.64**

2025 - $449.95**

Nature Centre – Chinese Canadian Market Garden Room

2024 - $81.12*

2025 - $84.36*

2024 - $135.20*

2025 - $140.61*

Nature Centre – Lobby

Not Available

2024 - $135.20*

2025 - $140.61*

Birthday Party Package – Nature Centre Classroom



*​Minimum two-hour booking.
**Three hour maximum (anytime between 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. from May 1 to September 30)

Additional services and rates

Item Cost

Security fees 

Applied to events that with liquor service and/or after-hours 


Additional Customer Service Representative 

Based on event evaluation at the discretion of the venue


White folding chairs

$150 flat rate, 50 chairs available

Cocktail tables

$10.00/per table, 15 tables available

Risk Management Fee

$4.75, applied to all bookings

Non-refundable deposit 

Weddings and special events only


*​Minimum two-hour booking.


Wedding package

Available for bookings anytime between 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. from May 1 to September 30


  • Exclusive use of the Colonel Walker House lawn
  • Exclusive use of Colonel Walker House classroom for bridal suite
  • Maximum 50 people
  • Three-hour booking

Birthday party package

Nature Party

Discover feathered friends, solve marsh mysteries, or identify wetland wonders at a party in nature. This birthday experience includes two hours in a private area and self-led nature activities. 

Ages: 5+
Length: 2 hours (exclusive use of Nature Centre classroom)
Maximum numbers: 20 children
Food: Refreshments, food and clean-up are not included

Photography sessions

Photographers are welcome to use the park or facility for photography sessions. To ensure guaranteed access of the Colonel Walker House Lawn, please book the space. Permit holders have the right to the space. 

Interested in hosting an event at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary? Submit an online form to discuss your event needs.

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