Retreats & Events

Discover our stunning 145 acre, 27 guest room, rural riverside retreat venue near Calgary & Cochrane, Alberta.


Custom Retreat & Event Packages

We specialize in creating unforgettable retreats and special events for groups of up to 60 people. So much more than just a venue, The Crossing at Ghost River provides everything you need in one convenient location including personalized planning services, multiple indoor and outdoor pet-friendly event venues, 27 homey guest rooms, specially prepared menus from our top-tier culinary team, and various social spaces and activities for you to enjoy. Work with us to create the perfect package for your needs.

Single-Day Retreats & Events

All of our indoor and outdoor venues are available to book individually for single-day (non-overnight) use for up to 60 people, with the option to book out the whole property for your exclusive use.

Overnight All-Inclusive Packages

For multi-day events or overnight use, we are pleased to offer all-inclusive retreat and event packages including on-site dining and accommodation for up to 50 peoplewith the option to book out the whole property.


Contact Us

Tell us about your event, and our experienced team of staff will help you plan it.


Customize Your Event

We’ll work with you to create the perfect event for your needs.


Create Unforgettable Memories

Enjoy escaping into our peaceful natural oasis where you can focus on what matters.

A Retreat Venue To Remember

The Crossing at Ghost River provides a truly exceptional environment for retreats, programs and events to connect with oneself, with nature and with others.

Throughout the year we offer a variety of wellness, health, educational and spiritual retreats and special events.

Join us for one of the experiences, or work with us to create your own custom event package, and feel the energy and magic of the natural setting that surrounds The Crossing.


Upcoming Events & Packages

Learn more about our special events, retreats and packages. Please contact us for information on rates and availabilities, and to make your booking.

Come enjoy our new outdoor skating rink, firepit, beautiful riverside and more with our new Skate & Stay offering. Experience our rustic and charming all inclusive experience just outside of Cochrane.

Dates: Feb 12-25, 2024

Join hosts Crystal Mckenzie, Adrienne Furrie, and Simone Hodgkinson for a day of yoga, styling, and make-up in a peaceful setting to break from the norm and reset, reconnect, and revitalize.

Dates: April 3, 2024

Fill your cup with a weekend wellness retreat at The Crossing at Ghost River, hosted by Stephanie Jones & Jenn Stuart. Enjoy yoga, delicious food, your own room with restful forest views, and workshops that will tend to your soul.

Dates: April 12-14 2024

Join host Robin Waters for this incredible women’s wellness retreat including a heart connection workshop, magical manifestation workshop, nourishing habit reflection, joyful movement, crystal bowls sound healing session, forest bathing, relaxing time by the fire pit, and more.

Dates: September 12-14, 2024

Escape to the Canadian Rockies for an intimate and immersive 4-day guided watercolor painting retreat. Whether you’re a beginner artist, or an expert who wants to reconnect with your creative energy, this holistic retreat is for you.

Dates: August 9 – 12, 2024

Along with co-host, Catherine Nelson Reid, this weekend retreat for women is for anyone who is seeking clarity, needing time to reflect, moving through change, and contemplating what’s next for them.

Dates: September 20 – 22, 2024

Join us for a 3-night retreat with Yoga (Asana & Nidra), Pranayama Meditation and self-guided outdoor activities. The morning classes begin with meditation and are followed by a lively flow.  Afternoon classes are gentle and restorative.  They include breathing techniques and Nidra (psychic sleep yoga)

Dates: January 16-19th, 2025 and July 24-27th, 2025 

Christmas & Holiday Season at The Crossing

Forget the stress of cooking and entertaining over the holidays and enjoy the relaxation and comfort of The Crossing at Ghost River. Available to groups and for individual stays, celebrate with your loved ones on the beautiful Alberta foothils.

Dates: December 15, 2024 – January 4, 2025


What People Are Saying

Rob Charette, Experience Manager

Rob Charette, Experience Manager

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Meet Our Experience Manager

A valued member of our team, Rob brings 12 years of retail & hospitality experience to the role of Experience Manager at The Crossing at Ghost River. 

Rob will be there to handle your planning and booking from start to finish. From site tours, to quotes, to meal and venue requirements, he takes pride in turning our clients needs and visions into an experience they will always remember.

Ready to start planning your event?

Our experienced staff are ready to help you create an unforgettable event at our stunning venue. Contact us to start planning your event today.