In Alberta, British Columbia and Beyond
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Our Experience Collections
Your guest list may be small, but that doesn’t mean the wedding experience has to be.
We carefully craft each of our pop-up wedding experiences with a holistic, human-centred approach to the design and feel of the day.
But we also recognize that every couple is different and may want to have a slightly different feel to their experience.
That’s why we have created two collections of weddings, so you can choose the type of experience that fits YOU best.
Unleash your fairy tale romance with an all-inclusive luxury pop-up wedding experience from the Romance Collection. We take care of every detail so that you can enjoy, and celebrate at ease. Featuring luxury florals, beautiful linens, elegant hors d’oeuvres, and live musicians – everything you need to indulge in the ultimate of wedding experiences.
For those who are adventure seekers looking for a wedding a little more off the beaten path. We’re thinking suspension bridges, chair lifts and mountain meadows and, under the Northern Lights in the Yukon. All the adventure, without needing to sacrifice experience and done-for-you details. These are unique wedding experiences you won’t find anywhere else.
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Dates: April 7th and 8th, 2022
Experiences starting from $16,498
Start your marriage on the top of the world by saying your “I Do’s” at the summit of Sulphur Mountain overlooking the entire Bow Valley.
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Upcoming Destinations for 2022
Golden, Kelowna, Whitehorse, Kamloops, Edmonton, and more!
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frequently asked questions (FAQ’s)
Cancellation and Postponement
As the situation with COVID-19 changes on an ongoing basis, the postponement and/or cancellation of a pop-up wedding date may be required due to government regulations and ongoing changes to health restrictions. However, because we’re working with much smaller numbers, we’re hopeful that if any regulations change, we are still able to fit within that threshold.
If the present COVID-19 situation dictates the need to cancel or postpone, we will inform you as soon as we can. Our goal is a minimum of 2 weeks out from your wedding.
At that time, we will work with our suppliers to propose a new date for the experience. Alternatively, you may also opt to transfer your experience to another one of our upcoming pop-up wedding experiences with available space within the following 12 months. Our team will work closely with you to figure out the best solution for you.
All payments are non-refundable, however in the event, you no longer want the experience or are unable to attend last minute for any reason, we will reach out to our waiting list on your behalf, to see if anyone is interested in purchasing your spot. If your spot sells, then we will refund any payments made, less applicable transaction fees, or allow you to transfer your existing payments to another one of our upcoming pop-up wedding experiences within the following 12 months.
This ensures that we keep our policies consistent for all our couples while we’re navigating the craziness of a global pandemic.
health and safety
All participants must comply with any current local, provincial and/or national policies with regards to masking, vaccination and vaccine passports at the time of their experience.
We require everyone involved from guest to vendor to show proof of full vaccination (2 or more doses, with the second dose being received a minimum of 14 days prior to the event experience) or, if applicable, an acceptable alternative (such as a negative privately paid rapid test taken less than 72 hours prior to their experience). We may offer rapid antigen tests as an add-on to your pop-up experience, depending on availability.
Everyone will be required to wear masks for the duration of their experience, except when seated to eat or drink. Masks may be removed when seated during ceremonies taking place outdoors, and in circumstances during outdoor photos where everyone can remain socially distant from members of the public. The marrying couple may also opt to not wear masks while inside their getting-ready suites.
Both the ceremony and event spaces will be set up to accommodate social distancing, and hand sanitizer will be provided for your use.
The getting ready, transportation, ceremony and reception spaces will be fully cleaned and sanitized, and any linens changed between each wedding group to ensure your safety.
We strongly encourage where possible, that the marrying couple and their attending guests limit their close contacts in the 7-10 day period prior to their experience to avoid catching COVID.
If anyone is feeling ill, has been exposed to a known case of COVID-19, or has had a positive COVID-19 test within 5 days of the pop-up experience (assuming they are fully vaccinated, 14 days if they are either partially vaccinated or not vaccinated), or has travelled outside of Canada within the 14 days prior to the wedding, we ask that they do not attend.
If the marrying couple falls ill with and/or tests positive for COVID-19 within the 5 days prior to their experience (14 days if they are only partially vaccinated or unvaccinated) then their experience will be subject to our cancellation and postpone policies noted above.
Are you LGBTQ+ Friendly?
Abso-freakin-lutely! 100% Love is love. We welcome and celebrate all couples who are in love and want to commit to each other.
What does the package include?
We have two collections available – the Romance Collection and the Adventure Collection.
The Romance Collection experience will feel more like a traditional wedding or elopement, with lovely florals and linens that add a “wow” factor.
The Adventure Collection experience will feel different depending on the destination and what offerings are available. Most of them will be in places that are at least a little bit unconventional. From suspension bridges across a Rocky Mountain Canyon to candlelit ceremonies under Yukon’s Northern Lights, we look to go outside the box to make these experiences unique and unforgettable.
All of our experiences, no matter the collection include:
- Invitations and customized wedding website
- Assistance with travel arrangements (if required)
- Hotel room for the couple the night before and night of their experience at a minimum (varies by destination)
- Hair & Make-Up/Barbering Services in private getting ready suites for the couple
- Professional Wedding Photography
- Transfers to/from Venue
- Customized Ceremony
- Personal Florals
- Mini-Reception with Cutting Cake and Toast
Please note that outside the additional options for add-ons, and a few small elements that can be customized (like choosing your flavour of cake), these experiences are designed to be enjoyed as a whole. We cannot exclude elements or make any major modifications to your experience.
Should you wish to have a custom experience, then we encourage you to investigate our custom intimate wedding planning services through our sister brand, The Un-Wedding Movement.
what does the package not include?
You will be responsible to provide your own wedding attire, a valid marriage license (if you want the ceremony to be legal) and proof of event liability insurance.
We will help you coordinate your insurance (it’s a small added expense, but we want to make sure you are protected!)
Also, because of COVID-19, everyone must wear masks. Custom masks for the marrying couple are included but if you want something glam and fabulous for all your guests (matching masks make for nicer photos!) these are available as an add-on to your experience.
how do we book our experience?
Click your desired experience to open the booking page. There you will see details about the experience along with an option to purchase a slot. There are only 6 slots for each experience available. A $1000 refundable deposit is required to hold your slot. Select your desired slot and complete your transaction.
After you place your deposit, you will receive an email with a link to book a call with our team. On that call, we will go over the experience you’ve booked, answer any questions you may have and discuss possible options for upgrades and customization.
If at this time you determine that this experience is not right for you, your deposit will be fully refunded and your slot will be released.
If following that call you would like to proceed, we will send you a booking form, so you can select your desired options and build your perfect package.
After you build your package, within 24 hours, our system will send you the contract and an invoice so you can complete your booking. Your deposit will be applied to your invoice.
After sending the contract and invoice, we will hold your slot for 72 hours. A signed contract and initial payment will be required to secure your booking.
Payment in full will be due 30 days before your experience.
We accept all major credit cards and Interac E-Transfers.
How many guests can I invite?
All of our experiences are designed and priced for up to 12 people, including the marrying couple. Our pop-up weddings are the ultimate in COVID-friendly wedding options.
There may be an opportunity to add more guests for an additional fee, but it depends on the experience you’ve selected and any government restrictions in place at the time of your experience.
Please refer to the sales page of your desired experience or reach out to us to discuss further.
do children count as guests?
Yes, they do.
Can I have a wedding party?
You can definitely have a wedding party as long as the total number of guests is no more than the experience guest list maximum. Coordinating personal flowers (i.e. attendant bouquets and boutonnières) are available to add to your package.
Can we add extra bouquets or boutonnieres?
Yes! All our packages include personal florals (i.e. bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s)) for the marrying couple that they can keep.
However, you’re more than welcome to add-on more personal flowers if you wish. Additional flowers must be booked a minimum of 30 days prior to your wedding date.
will my wedding be private?
Yes, your wedding is definitely private.
Each wedding group has exclusive use of the ceremony and reception space during their allotted time. We offer incredibly priced wedding packages because we hold a maximum of three weddings per day.
who are the vendors?
Our vendors are all affiliates and partners in the event industry – professionals we trust and work well with.
All of our vendors are licensed and insured.
Because we like to be prepared for scheduling hiccups and have a large network of industry friends, the vendor cast might change from one scheduled wedding to the next. We also look to hire the majority of our vendors as local to the pop-up experience as possible. This allows us to be more sustainable (one of our core values) and to pass on the cost savings of not having to cover vendor travel fees to our couples.
Can we hire our own vendors?
No. All vendors are pre-selected for each package and have been vetted by us. We also negotiate with them for volume discounts in order to save you money.
If there is a vendor you want to include that we don’t supply for that specific package (i.e., specialty entertainment), we can discuss the options to ensure your package and day are complete. We can either recommend someone or work with your preferred choice, to make sure that they are able to provide their products or services within our limited timelines.
can we extend the time for our mini-reception?
Once your allotted wedding time is over, we will request all couples and their guests to make plans to celebrate outside of the pop-up wedding space.
This is to ensure we have adequate time to prepare the space for the next wedding and ensure that there are no mix-ups or confusion between the different wedding parties that day.
Many of our packages include an option to add-on a longer reception dinner, if desired.
Can I bring my pet(s)?
We love seeing and including your pets in your special day!
BUT … It is also important to note that some venues can accommodate animals and others can’t so we do indicate which experiences are pet-friendly if including your pet is something you wish to do.
Pets must be leashed or otherwise secured in a carrier for the duration of your experience, and one of your guests should be responsible for them, as you will be too busy to care for them.
If you wish to bring your pet, it is best you ask us about your fur pals in advance so we can work out a plan with you.
Of course, if you or any guests have a registered service animal or guide dog, they are welcome at any of our experiences. Please ensure to let us know they are coming, so we can notify our vendor partners to expect them.
Please Note: Emotional Support Animals (ESA’s) are not recognized as service animals in Alberta or British Columbia. If you have an ESA and would like to bring them, please ensure you select one of our pet-friendly experiences.
Do I have to have guests?
Can’t we just elope with the two of us?
Heck yes! If you don’t want to invite any guests and have the ultimate private elopement, our team would be happy to be your witnesses.
However, please keep in mind that the package price does not change if you choose not to bring any guests. Our experiences have all been negotiated at fixed, volume rates for each pop-up wedding, and cannot be altered or discounted.
In this instance, you may want to consider an amazing custom elopement experience by our sister brand, The Un-Wedding Movement, where we can create something perfect for just the two of you.
What should everyone wear?
Is there a specific style of dress that is required?
As this is a wedding we do recommend semi-formal or cocktail attire for the majority of our experiences, but honestly, it’s your wedding so it’s up to you.
However, many of our experiences are outside, so dressing for the weather is paramount.
In your experience summary as well as on your wedding website, we will provide specific notes about your experience so you and your guests can dress and prepare accordingly.
Is a pop-up wedding a legal marriage ceremony?
You will need to secure your marriage license before the big day and present it to our team upon arrival at the venue.
Marriage licenses must be procured in the province/local jurisdiction where the wedding is taking place. We will provide you with information on how to acquire one, upon booking your experience.
Do I have to have a legal wedding ceremony?
While all of our weddings will be performed by a licensed officiant, if you only want to have a commitment ceremony or vow renewal, we are happy to help make that happen. Be sure to let us know when we speak during our call after you pay your deposit.
What might the schedule of my experience look like?
Every experience will have a slightly different schedule depending on what’s included in your package, the time of year, and any customizations we make. Here’s a basic idea of what your experience schedule could look like:
Ceremony Start Time: 12:15 PM
Hair & Make-Up/ Barbering Start: 7:30 AM
Partner 1 Getting Ready Photos: 9:15 AM
Partner 2 Getting Ready Photos: 9:45 AM
First Glance Photos: 10:15 AM
Transfer to Venue: 10:45 AM
Couple Photoshoot: 11:00 AM
Guests Arrive: 11:45 AM
Ceremony: 12:15 PM
Mini-Reception: 12:40 PM
Family/Group Photos: 1:15 PM
Experience End: 1:30 PM
what happens if we have bad weather?
We all know the weather can be crazy, so we have white/clear plastic umbrellas and warm blankets on standby.
Some venues do have an indoor space as a backup in the event of poor weather which will be listed as part of the experience description. If your pop-up wedding is in an outdoor space and if the weather is bad, we can move to a covered area nearby if there is one. Otherwise, as they say, the show must go on.
We will all bring our umbrellas and have a beautiful rainy wedding which is legend has it to be good luck! If you feel rain would ruin your day, we highly recommend booking a package with an indoor or covered outdoor venue.
What happens if we're running late on our wedding day?
It is very important for neither you nor your guests to not be late on your wedding day.
Every part of the experience has been carefully planned to make sure you get to enjoy every moment, without feeling rushed. If you arrive late, we may need to rush or reduce parts of your wedding, which may in turn affect your experience.
If your experience is not in your hometown, we strongly suggest everyone plan to arrive a day or two before, in order to avoid any delays due to travel.
The marrying couple will have a room at the hotel the night before their wedding included with their experience.
You and your guests will receive clear instructions about when & where to meet. You will also receive a number you can call in the event of an unforeseen delay.
what do we do after our pop-up wedding experience?
You can go out for dinner, host a reception or party. Enjoy a hotel or hop on a plane. Let us know if you need any recommendations, we would be happy to point you in the right direction!
Some of our packages offer an optional reception lunch or dinner at one of our partner restaurants, however if you are wanting something more in depth please reach out to discuss further.
Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?
Before your wedding, you’ll complete an in-depth questionnaire, so we will have all the information we need to make your pop-up wedding happen.
That includes any dietary restrictions and allergies for you and your guests. We’ll work with our catering team to tailor your food to accommodate your needs.
What if I want to customize my own pop-up experience?
Then Custom Elopement or Intimate Wedding Planning Services through our sister brand, The Un-Wedding Movement, are for you!
Click here for more details.
Have a few more questions before you book? Not a problem!