Retreats & Events

Work with us to create an unforgettable retreat at our stunning 145 acre rural venue, or join is for one of our exclusive upcoming events. 

Near Calgary

Enjoy an "out of town" feeling, while being close to Calgary and Cochrane.


Accommodation, dining, personalized service & full property book-outs available.


Our peaceful and inspiring riverside setting is ideal to recharge & reconnect.


We specialize in intimate events & stays with a maximum capacity of 60 guests.


4.9 star Google rating, plus over 40 years of experience running retreats & events.

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.


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.


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.

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.