Future brides and tenacious event coordinators get ready: The Crystal Ballroom is the spot to host your next big event. The Omni King Edward Hotel unveiled its Crystal Ballroom this week and it was quite the display. The stunning room underwent a $6.5 million restoration. The restoration included keeping intact the vintage touches from the 1920s with a modern twist.
A part of history
The ballroom was included as part of an 18-story expansion of The King Edward Hotel in 1922. This expansion made the hotel the biggest hotel in Canada. The Crystal Ballroom, named after it’s sparkling chandeliers, quickly becoming the city’s most sought after space. It was the go-to spot for high society socials, royal galas, and the like. It’s safe to say the ballroom packs holds serious history.
Walking into the restored ballroom, you’re met with instant awe with gold and crystal sparkling everywhere. For the unveiling event, guests filtered into the ballroom in their best 1920s attire. It’s impossible to not be taken back to a time when this ballroom was at its height. Now, the new event space is ready to be a coveted venue amongst event coordinators and brides alike.
An event to remember
The staff at the Crystal Ballroom really outdid their self at the unveiling party – from the bar staff making the perfect Manhattan, to the mobile oyster shuckers, chefs cutting juicy beef Wellingtons, and a dessert table that left you coming back for thirds there was no desire left unmet. The food was incredible! On top of that, 1920s inspired dancers got the party moving and a live band made the atmosphere feel even more authentic.
If you’re planning a party or thinking of a wedding, go check out the space ASAP. The Crystal Ballroom is quickly going to be booked up, we can tell! With great food, attentive staff, and an absolutely stunning atmosphere, your guests will love it. We’re already so in love!