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Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel

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Private Dining and Events

Our newly-redesigned hotel in downtown Calgary offers sophisticated private dining rooms that can be customized to fit any type of social event or business meeting. Enjoy contemporary decor, customized menus, superior service and additional whiskey tastings for your guests in our exclusive, yet accommodating spaces.

Private Dining & Events

Host your next private event in our McTavish Room, accommodating up to 12 guests. Our Calgary hotel's event experts will work with you to create a custom gathering that will surpass all expectations. Whether it's a private whiskey tasting, a special family dinner or business lunch, be prepared to be impressed.

For larger private events, a separate dining area of the restaurant can be booked to accommodate your party.

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To inquire about booking your next private event, call Frederic at 403-269-0299, or email us at: [email protected].

Upcoming Events & Tastings

Join the Master Distillers in our downtown Calgary hotel as they lead you on a sensory journey through the exciting world of tasting whiskeys, ryes, bourbons and scotches.

View our current events and purchase tickets

Also join us for our popular weekly #WhiskeyWednesdays.  Call for more details.

Join us as we lead you through several of our spectacular single malts and teach you a bit about the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Learn why single cask bottlings are so special, what our bottle coding system means, who writes our quirky tasting notes and more!

Sample Events

Whether you`re a connoisseur or amateur, come and experience the fine world of whiskey with our custom tasting events.

Whiskey Tasting: Entry Level
An unpretentious introduction into the world of whiskeys, ryes, bourbons and scotches. Led by one of our seasoned storytellers, our entry level whiskey tasting is designed to get your pallet accustomed to the diverse flavors and aromas of the prohibition era`s most notorious spirit. See our Events Calendar for upcoming events or inquire directly to book a private dining or whiskey tasting function.

Whiskey Tasting: Intermediate and Beyond Level
Are you familiar with the terms 'Single Cask', 'Finishing' or 'Barrell Proof'? Have you frequented many a speakeasy in your day? If this describes you, come join us for an in-depth whiskey tasting.

Led by our in-house Masters of Ceremony, guests will be guided through an engaging tasting of whiskies from around the world, delving deeper into their origins, distilling process, and distinct characteristics.

Cocktail Workshop
With a passion for the craft of the cocktail, ONE18 EMPIRE is the perfect atmosphere to learn the trade secrets for mixing some of the world's most classic concoctions. Join us and engage in a private workshop led by one of our experienced on-site mixologists in the McTavish Room.

From history to ingredients, to tools and technique, our energetic staff offer a perfect blend of hands on experience and fun in a 'spirited' group setting. Mix up your next event at ONE18 EMPIRE.

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