Readers in Canada who were intrigued by yesterday's blog post about Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado will be interested in knowing that Canada also has old western frontier towns that are available for corporate events.
Em-Te Town, Alberta
Located near Alder Flats, Alberta, Em-Te Town has all of the trappings for western themed events.The venue looks so authentic that it has been used for movies and TV commercials
Some of the activities that corporate groups can incorporate into events include horse riding, rodeos at the new full size rodeo arena with bleachers, 4 x 4 quad rides on ATVs, fishing, and golf.
Event venues include Hogs Breath Saloon, a Tea House, and Drifters Diner with a full Western Menu. There is a new Grande Banquet Hall.
Guests can find accommodation at the new motel with 8 full service rooms, 7 rustic cabins, and for groups that like to roughing it, RV sites and tent camping in authentic historical tee-pees.
Wild West Event Centre, Cochrane, Alberta
Near Cochrane, Alberta, the Wild West Event Centre, an 8 acre facility that was developed in 1980, also has the feel of a wild west town. There is a dance hall that can accommodate 250 for dining and 300 for receptions and a saloon with a capacity of 50.
The Western Centre has a courtyard with the look and feel of the main street of a western town. The capacity is 125 for seated events.
Outdoor venues include the OK Corral that's available for receptions or rodeos.
Consult Cvent Blog for information about other Wild West Event Venues.