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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 suitable for any type of social event or business meeting. Enjoy contemporary décor, custom menus, superior service and private whiskey tastings for your guests in exclusive yet accommodating spaces.

Private Dining & Events

Host your next private event in our McTavish Room, which holds up to 12 guests. Our Calgary hotel's event experts work with you to create a gathering that surpasses all expectations. Whether you're planning a private family dinner, an exclusive whiskey tasting or a business lunch, be prepared to be impressed.

For larger private events, book a separate dining area in our Canadian restaurant, ONE18 EMPIRE, to accommodate your party.

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To inquire about private dining options, call the restaurant at 403-269-0299, or email us at:

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 whiskey, rye, bourbon and Scotch.

View our current events and purchase tickets

Also, please join us for our popular weekly #WhiskeyWednesdays. Call for additional details.

Come with us on a journey through our spectacular single malt whiskeys and let us teach you 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 private tasting events in Calgary.

Whiskey Tasting: Entry Level
An unpretentious introduction into the world of whiskey, rye, bourbon and Scotch. Led by one of our seasoned storytellers, our entry-level whiskey tasting is designed to accustom your pallet to the diverse flavours and aromas of Prohibition's most notorious spirit. See our Events Calendar for upcoming tastings or inquire directly to book a private dining experience or whiskey tasting function.

Whiskey Tasting: Intermediate and Beyond Level
Are you familiar with the terms "single cask," "finishing" or "barrel proof"? Have you frequented many a speakeasy in your day? If so, then join us for a private, in-depth whiskey tasting. Led by our in-house Masters of Ceremony, guests are 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 secrets to mixing some of the world's most classic concoctions. Engage in a private workshop in the McTavish Room led by one of our experienced, on-site mixologists.

From history and 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 with a private tasting at ONE18 EMPIRE.

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