At Em-Te Town we are continually working to build
our facilities to meet the growing demand. We offer
a recently constructed Grand Banquet Hall with the
capacity to hold 250+ persons including a bandstand
and private built in bar.
The Hall provides an ideal facility for weddings,
reunions and other private functions. It is easily
serviced from our kitchen, with access to the
Saloon. A large outside covered deck area and jumbo
fire pit are made available for your guests. These
are licensed areas which form part of the Banquet
For smaller parties (up to 50 persons), you may
utilize the original banquet room.
This serves as our restaurant during the day
and is available for private use in the evenings
from 5 pm.
It is available for full day use, during
weekdays and the off season.
It is an ideal venue for smaller weddings, corporate
meetings, and private dinners.
direct access from the kitchen and sliding privacy
doors allow discretionary access to the saloon.
Wireless internet is available.
The Saloon remains open to the general public and is
to all as a cash bar.
A private bar in the Grand Hall is available
for the exclusive use of your guests.
tickets may be pre-purchased at a discounted price
for selected bar stock and domestic beer.
You may elect to subsidize a toonie bar.
Contact us for details and options.
Book a Function
At Em-Te Town, our aim is to make the booking
as simple and transparent as possible.
First, we ask that you
contact us by email through our website at
Please provide the desired date, type of function,
number of people you expect to attend, and any
additional requests or questions you may have.
Provide your contact information, including phone
We will get
back to you to go over your plans, discuss the
many services we offer, and provide you with any
additional information you may require.
An initial non-refundable $1000 deposit will be
required to reserve the date selected for your
A second $1000 deposit is required by Feb 1st in the
year of your event, confirming your booking date.
All deposits will be applied to your final invoice.
Our functions coordinator will provide you with a
costing form, and arrange to meet with you onsite,
or early May, of the year of your event.
During the meeting you will be able to review and
your plans, including your menu selection, and
arrange any additional services you would like. We
will then confirm
our arrangements by mutually agreed contract.
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A further interim deposit will be required at the
of our consultation meeting representing one half of
the total projected invoice.
The balance of your invoice will be due 14 days
prior to the date of your event.
As a special consideration to those who have booked
a Premier event utilizing the Grande Hall; we are
pleased to offer you priority selection on all
accommodations for your event.
This means you and your guests will have first
of accommodations; before we open our lines to the
general public in the spring. This will include all
motel rooms, cabins, and power sites.
We will open our reservation lines for the benefit
and your guests about the beginning of April.
or website for further information and dates.
For all other smaller functions and events, we will
you secure you’re required availability immediately
afterwards. Thereafter, our reservation lines open
to the general public.
Please note that our accommodation reservations are
handled separately from the event booking process. A
one night deposit
is required for all accommodation reservations.
Please visit our website under “Facilities” for more
We are pleased to provide you with our complete
western style catering services for Weddings,
Reunions and Special Events.
We offer catered group lunches for Group Tours and
complete meal selections for Corporate Meetings and
Our full service restaurant remains open
during regular scheduled hours.
Due to regulations, no outside food or alcohol may
be brought into the town premises.
liquor purchased must be consumed within licensed
This includes the hall, saloon, restaurant, outside
deck area, and bon-fire pit.
liquor must remain within the confines of your
campsite or cabin.
Children are allowed in licensed areas only
of their parents.
We are happy to assist you with your choice of DJ,
Live Band, Photographer, Pastor, or Justice of the
We can recommend a local firm specializing in
Wedding Decorations and Special Event Rentals.
inventory of tables and chairs are included as part
of the facility rental.
Dinnerware, water and wine glasses are provided.
Linen and napkin rentals are available.
Whatever your special needs, our event coordinator
be happy to
work with and assist you or your planner.
This will ensure everything is properly organized to
your satisfaction and make your event a most
successful, and memorable occasion.
At Em-Te Town, your group will have access to all
the amenities you will need for the duration of your
Friends, family &
co-workers can come from afar; settle in and stay
No one needs to worry about rushing back home.
Relax in our newly renovated full service Motel,
2 double beds, satellite TV, and complimentary
Additional offsite motel accommodation is available
Stay in one of our 7 cozy rustic Cabins situated
throughout the property.
Each contains a thermostatically controlled
heater and functioning antique wood stove.
Most sleep 4 with either 2 queen beds or a
queen and 2 singles.
Cabin 6 sleeps six; has power and a small
All have outside porches and fire pits.
We supply bedding and basic amenities.
We encourage you to bring some of your own
gear including coffee pot, cooler, flashlight, and
We boast a large diverse Campground with loads of
Many individual campsites are treed, some of which
are situated along the creek.
Most are large and spacious and several have
30 amp power and water hookups.
All have individual fire pits.
camping areas are available, as well as a parking
for additional vehicles and utility trailers. The
Campground washrooms provide flush toilets and free
The Town Store contains gifts and small necessities.
Dried and split firewood is available for sale.
Please check our website under “Facilities” for
information and rates.
There are lots of things to see and do during your
stay at Em-Te Town.
We are nestled in a picturesque valley along a
(Rose Creek), which flows to the North Saskatchewan
The river is 10 km west of Em-Te Town.
You are likely to
see Eagles, Owls, Deer and many other forms of
common to northern boreal forest.
Em-Te Town borders a huge swath of crown land
north – south from Drayton Valley to Rocky Mountain
and westward all the way to the Rocky Mountains.
We are a truly authentic Western Frontier Town on
the edge of one of the few last remaining complete
We now offer Trail and Wagon rides on weekends and
have re-established an enhanced petting zoo. Please
reserve in advance.
Please check out our website at
for further information on rides and upcoming gun
shows, special events in
our rodeo grounds, charity trail rides, and barn
Other area activities include Quading; Horseback
Fishing; Golfing; Canoeing; Hunting/Outfitting; and
of other activities associated with the great
On site activities include trail and pony rides,
horseshoes, volleyball, badminton, or feel free to
bring your own games.
Have a refreshing dip in the creek, or try for a big
Catered Menu Selections
Please contact us at
for the latest Wedding & Banquets package including
up to date Menu selections and Facility rates.
Please provide your mailing address, preferred
date(s), number of guests expected, and other
We will be happy to send you our comprehensive
functions booklet with all the information you need
to get started. Also we will confirm our current
availability on your requested dates.
Thank you for considering Em-Te Town for your
wedding or special event. We look forward to hearing