Cornerstone Theatre - FAQs
  • FAQ

How many guests can Cornerstone Theatre host?

We can host wedding receptions and ceremonies for up to 200 guests.

For outdoor ceremonies we have 200 white folding chairs.

Do you have a minimum spend?
  • For 2018 our minimum spend is $17,000 for weddings held on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday and $7,000 for weddings held on a Monday-Thursday.
  • For 2019, please see the table below
  • Day

    1st-Jan-31st March 1st April-31st Oct 1st Nov-30th Dec

    Saturday

    $21,000 $21,000

    $21,000

    Friday

    $7000 $19,000

    $7000

    Sunday $7000 $19000

    $7000

    Mon-Thurs $7000 $12000

    $7000

Are we required to use Cornerstone's catering?
  • All food must be catered by Cornerstone Theatre.
Can we have a food tasting?
  • Of course. We believe you should sample our delicious food before your special day. We offer complimentary food tastings approximately 3 – 5 months prior to your wedding.
Do you have a cake cutting fee?
  • We do not charge to cut and serve your wedding cake to our buffet (charges will apply for cakes to be plated and served to tables-subject to availability)
Can we bring in our own alcohol?
  • All alcohol must be purchased by Cornerstone Theatre.
  • As a licensed premises all other alcohol must be purchased by Cornerstone Theatre in order to comply with AGLC rules and regulations
  • Our license allows us to serve from 10am until 2am
What bar options are available?
  • We can offer an open, cash or toonie bar to help work within your budget.
Can you help us to estimate our bar cost?
  • Unfortunately, this is a difficult cost to estimate as there are so many factors to consider. However, we are happy to offer our experience on past weddings with you at your food tasting and planning meeting which is three months prior to your wedding day.  Take a look at our blog for more information https://cornerstonecanmore.com/wedding-bar-bill-top-tips/
Who sets up the décor?
  • We take care of this for you. We encourage you to bring in your own centerpieces, table numbers, seating chart, guest book and decorations for our fireplace. We will set this up for you and tear it down at the end of the evening. It will be ready for pick up the following morning.
Can I bring in extra décor?
  • We want you to have the wedding of your dreams and the décor we can supply along with your centrepieces and lobby decorations is usually sufficient for you to personalize the room and create the ambiance and feel you are looking for. However, if you do have extra décor our policy is to ask us before purchasing anything as we do have the right to refuse.
  • We do not allow extra lighting, (twinkle lights, chandeliers, etc), lanterns or decor to be hung from our ceiling or affixed to our walls. We also do not allow you to bring in chairs. If you have firm décor ideas, please discuss these with us prior to booking your wedding date.
Do you allow candles, fireworks or sparklers?
  • Due to fire regulations open flames (candles, fire pits, etc), fireworks and sparklers are not allowed at the theatre. However, you can have candles if they are enclosed in a votive that contains the flame and the wax.
Can we have our ceremony at Cornerstone Theatre too?
  • We would love for you to have your ceremony with us, although this is not mandatory.  Please take a look at our Ceremony Web Page or Brochure for further details.  Please note we require 3 hours from the end of your ceremony prior to opening the doors for your reception.
Can I have a ceremony rehearsal at the theatre?
  • Ceremony rehearsals can be booked providing we do not have an event the day prior to your wedding day. During the summer months, it is unlikely that we will have availability.
Do you have partnerships with any local accommodation?
  • We can provide you with email addresses of the Sales Managers for some of the local condos and hotels within walking distance of the theatre. They would love to be able to assist you with your room blocks.
Do you have suggested vendors for accommodation, flowers and cakes?
  • We do have regular local vendors that many of our wedding couples have worked with in the past. Please see our Local Wedding Service Supplier page for more details
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