Experience Calgary’s Own Tailored Event Space

Composed of multiple spaces including Tall Gallery, Mezzanine and The Mill, The Pioneer balances a blend of industrial edge and historical charm. The Pioneer brings together a passion for the city’s roots with an incredible historical infrastructure in the heart of downtown Calgary. From restored exposed stone walls and concrete floors, to a retractable iron and glass wall, you can bring any bold vision to life in this culturally rich event space.

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117 8th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1B4
(587) 319-2838

Special Features

Featuring exposed original brick and sandstone features, and a floating concrete staircase, The Pioneer offers the perfect industrial backdrop for any event or celebration.


Seated Capacity: 280
Reception Capacity: 300

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Celebrate Any Occasion at The Pioneer


Bring your wedding vision to life within the industrial walls of The Pioneer. It’s unique historical features act as a blank canvas for all types of weddings and celebrations — from bold and rich to sleek and minimal.

Corporate Events

Corporate events at The Pioneer bring together professionalism and a memorable backdrop. Impress your guests and clients with this revitalized space downtown Calgary.

Social Events & Celebrations

With capacities ranging from 24–300, The Pioneer is equipped to host celebrations big and small. From an intimate retirement dinner, to a New Year’s Eve cocktail party, this versatile event space can do it all.