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Charm & Elegance in the Country







Just 40 km north of Edmonton you will find a place to meet, dine, dance, play pool and other games. Lily Lake Village Resort is located on the site of the Old Red Barn and former Alberta wildlife park. Completely renovated and specializing in retreats, the facility now rivals with Major Mountain Resorts with one significant difference-only 35 minutes from downtown Edmonton instead of 4 hours. Our Resort, set in the rolling fields on the western shore of Lily Lake is designed to make you and your guests feel relaxed and indulged.



Full Service Amenities
For any type of event - corporate and family function: wedding, reunions and more. With over 35,000 square feet of banquet space, five halls, plus other rooms, we can accomodate from 20-300 people in a variety of themes from formal to informal. To dine is divine at Lily Lake Village Resort, from country fare to fine dining, you will receive excellent food people will talk about and an elegant setting.

From beautiful weddings in the Waterfall Room to corporate retreats or meetings in one of our Boardrooms, anything is possible at Lily Lake Village Resort.

Plan the wedding?
Whether you want to have a big 200 guest wedding or just a family celebration everything is possible.Our Waterfall Garden Room is designed for wedding needs having a Head Table and even a huge Wedding Cake.We also offer our Boardroom  for smaller weddings. To find out more about weddings visit


Corporate meetings
There are many reasons to plan “away” business meetings-and those reasons often go beyond a simple need to meet about business. Companies are finding new communication success by choosing to hold meetings off-site rather than in the office. You will find the perfect enviroment for work and play for your business and pleasure at Lily Lake Village Resort. To find out more take a look at


Cuddle Inn
Don't want to drive home after the party?

Choose to stay in either our 3 1/2 Star rated motel The Cuddle Inn or one of our bungalows.
Your own cottage complete with a fireplace, elegant decor and honeymoon/jacuzzi suites available.For detailed description of all rooms and pricing check out



What People Say

Feedback from our satisfied customers

Rhonda, Vera & Staff


Just wanted to say a special thank you again for being part of our amazing, full of a lifetime of memeories, most wonderful wedding. You all helped me have my dream wedding come true and we could not have done it without you all!


Lorinda & Darcey 


Hi Rhonda,

Just a quick note to say thank you for everything, our wedding was awesome. You and your staff made our special day perfect. All of our guests were very pleased with the buffet and the set up. Overall everything was wonderful, thank you again.


Brandi Martin & Mike Mielke



Hi Rhonda,

Just a quick note to say thank you for helping make our division meeting a success. We enjoyed our stay with you. I will receommend Lily Lake Resort to others who are looking for meeting spots, either for business or personal use. Take care!


Alberta Agriculture


Hi Rhonda,

It was our pleasure to have such wonderful hosts and staff at you facility. It was great for the kids. I have been raving about the extrodinary buffet to everyone, telling them they have to eat there. I will definately be bringing more people back with me. Thank you for creating such a inviting atmosphere for our party. We couldn't have asked for anything better.




"I do not know where to begin or how to express how grateful I am of the staff at Lily Lake Resort.  My wedding was amazing from start to finish, we are so grateful for Rhonda for all the help and advice that she gave.  Our wedding day was Sept 16,2006 a cold and ugly day outside, but that did not matter because everything inside was perfect.  Our guest had a great time, I am still getting compliments almost a year later.  There are no words to describe the buffet but YUMMY!! the food was amazing and worth every penny - I ate so much that I had to undo my wedding dress!  Adam did a great job as our Dj people were dancing all night. I also loved that we were able to have our gift opening the next morning, and we were not rushed.  I owe a million thank-you's to everyone at Lily Lake for giving us the best gift of all - So many memories of our wedding day.  We enjoyed everything so much that my husband and I decided that every wedding anniversary will be celebrated at Lily Lake."


Michael and Jody Kelly



"Just a quick note to say thank you for everything, our wedding was awesome and you and your staff made our special day perfect.  All our guest were very pleased with the buffet and the set up.  Overall everthing was wonderful"

Thank you

Brandi Martin & Greg Mielke


" Rhonda; Just wanted to touch base with you and thank you and your staff, for how things were done.  Good food, great service and the facilities were as nice as we remembered them for 15 years ago!  We would not hesitate to book other funtions there.  The professionalism, courtesy, helpfullness all went a long way to creating a memorable evening for all of us"

Tony & Lynda Turner


"The Director of thr CAQC Secretariat asked me to pass on her compliments and the compliments of the Council for the excellent help and service you and your staff provided them during their recent meeting/retreat at Lily Lake Resort. To Quote, you were all Extremely pleasant and responsive to our requests." 

Shirley Miskowicz-Thomson


"What a great place to have a Retreat! we really enjoyed the weekend.  Thanks for everything, the great food, the great people, and the super atmosphere...Its been awsome"


"Rhonda, Thank you for all your help with organizing the Marsulex group the fuction was a great success and your assistance made it all possible.  I appreciate all of the hard work and effort on your part that made the event run so smoothly.  Your associates at the Lily Lake Resort were polite and helpfull as well"


"Thank you so much for your patience and grace as well as you ability to take such good care of us at the AADAC Event.  You'll never know the difference you made"

Mary Wiltan


"Just a little note of thanks to let you know how much our family enjoyed brunch on April 9th. We appreciate your thoughtfulness in offering us a complimentary meal.  This gesture says a lot about your service and we have recommended Lily Lake Resort to others"

Durocher Family


" Thank you so much for hosting a wonderful evening for our delegates last Friday evening.  It was a real pleasure dealing with such professional group of people!"




"Just a short note to say thanks.  We thoroughly enjoyed your kind hospitality, service and accommodation while at the Village.  Lena and I want to express our gratitude to all of your staff and to you especially.  Our 25th anniversary was made pleasant and memorable right close to our home there at Bon Accord"

Jerry & Lena


"We can't thank you enough for all you did to make our day so special our decision to have it all happen at Lily Lake was the right decision.  It was more than you hosting us that made it so special, it was your sensitivity, extra effort and most meaningful your friendship.  We hope to celebrate many more occasions with you."

Gwen & Scott

"On behalf of the Bon Accord Pre School, I would like to take this opportunity to send a big thank you for supporting our fundraising this year.  With your help the kids were able to benefit from going on field trips, getting crafts and supplies for the classroom, and even helped with our increasing insurance coverage.  Our fundraising was a great success and we greatly appreciate your continued support."

The Bon Accord Pre School Association


"I just wanted to thank you again for the great service you provided our administrative group for our Ledership Rertreat on Aug. 23 & 24th. It was, as usual, awesome!"
Emilie Keane
Division Principal
Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29
St. Albert

"Just a note to follow up to our stay at Lily Lake last week. On behalf of High Prairie School Division, I would like to commend your staff for a fine job. Thank you for a very comfortable, clean, well-organized and delicious stay. A particular thank you to your construction crew who avoided hammering while we were there. It was greatly appreciated.
Jamie Babcock
AISI Coordinator HPSD48

" If you are looking for a facility for a retreat, meeting, event-if you want stress free arrangments, incredible food, unique guest rooms with ambiance, being pampered by staff who truly know how to take care of you, a serene setting-LOOK NO FURTHER.
In January 2004 Lily Lake Resort hosted our Elders Gathering of 45 individuals for four days. Right from the very first inquiry with the resort we knew we were in very capable hands! I have coordinated and held many functions at various locations and the Lily Lake Facility and the staff were absolutely the best! The setting provided the right atmosphere to accomplish the goals of our meeting and we felt so welcomed and enjoyed the special treatment we received. Lily Lake should be very proud of the resort and grateful for such friendly, capable, caring staff!
Wendy Bacon-Native Council

“ We have received lots of positive feedback on our Managers meeting that was held at Lily Lake two weeks ago. Our Managers were very impressed with the facilities, food & accommodations.
Rhonda and all the staff there were excellent. Thank you for showing us a great time and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Lily Lake as a great Corporate Retreat.”
Diane Sollows-District Manager Edmonton & Area

" On behalf of the Archbishop O'Leary Graduating Class of 1978, we would like to thank you for a memorable evening at Lily Lake. It was a great opportunity to re-live memories made there 25 years earlier, as well as making new ones to cherish.
This evening is one we will always remember. From the high class decor and warm atmosphere, to the inredible selection of food, there would have been no other location that would have been as accommodating, knowlegeable, and pleasan. We would also like to acknowledge the impeccable service provided by your staff, as well as the wonderfull bus driver!
Our 25 Year High School Reunion was an important event, and Lily Lake helped us make it an evening we will never forget! Hat's off to you and your team at Lily Lake!
The Class of 1978 Archbishop O'Leary

"Marilynn and I would like to to THANK YOU sooooooooo much making our company BBQ such a success, everyone that attended had a wonderfull time, especially the kids.
We, at BLJC were all extremely impressed with the food, the facility and the warmth, we felt with you and your staff.
Gisele Kovac
Administrative Assistant
CPC Prairies & Northern Services

“ WOW! What a great place and the food was fantastic, woman who took care of the room and the lunch as our waitress was a real doll. She could not have been more accommodating. ..I would like you to know that I have pasted this e-mail address with my comment regarding your resort to our Regional headquarters as an excellent resource for many ‘away from the office sessions’. Thank you so much."
MaryEllen Running-Service Delivery Manager
South Canada Alberta Service Centre

“On behalf of the staff at Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre I would like to thank you for the wonderful food and accommodations that the staff received at Lily Lake Resort.
This was the second year we chose Lily Lake to hold our staff retreat and again we were not disappointed. The environment and staff were welcoming and met all of our needs for the two days that we were there.
Thank you to Rhonda for all of your hard work to ensure that we would have everything that we needed.
Lily Lake is like a little piece of home away from home. The rooms are fantastic and the food was delicious. Please ensure that all staff at Lily Lake is made aware of the wonderful hospitality they show and the hard work that they display.
Again thank you for taking such good care of us and we certainly hope that we see you all again next May for our annual staff retreat.”
Tina Knodel
Chair, Retreat Committee
Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre

“ We had such a lovely time. Everyone was impressed with the hospitality, ambiance, accommodations, meals. Your place was a big hit. A lot of people asked me if they can come to your resort for a weekend or overnight as couples an/or family. I told them I thought so…
Also please thank all your staff for the wonderful service. We will be telling many about your place – I know you’ve created a perfect retreat for many companies and people.
Once again a very big thank you to all your staff. Much appreciated.”
Debbie Pall-Aspen-Westlock

“…I must say that you people put on a ‘great’ spread, for the “KALYNA-CONTRY” members. Dinner was just something guest will talk about for a long time. Anne, my wife, and I will soon be there for brunch or dinner.”
Steven P. Eleniak-Kalyna Country

“ I just wanted to let you know that everyone who attended the meeting this past weekend had nothing but the highest of praise regarding your facilities, the people/staff and the food. I want to personally thank you and your wonderful staff for making this one of the smoothest and most enjoyable meetings I’ve booked to date. I will most certainly keep your facilities in the forefront of my mind for any future event bookings we plan to hold in the Edmonton area.”
Jasmin Dale-Executive Assistant
Alberta Conservation Association

“ Just a note to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at Lily Lake Resort on November 7th and 8th. The accommodation, meeting facilities and meals were all excellent as were your most gracious staff.”
Loretta Johnston-Alberta Capital Region
Wastewater Commission-
Fort Saskatchewan

“ On behalf of the administrators of Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29, I would like to thank you for the superb service provided by you, Rhonda, and your staff during our Administrator’s retreat on August 22nd and 23rd. The meeting room was ideal for the work we wanted to accomplish, the meals were delicious and beautifully served, and the accommodations were clean and comfortable. Our administrators were very pleased and gave your location a 10/10 rating on our evaluation.
The ambiance and the rural location provided us with an opportunity to concentrate on our work, and also to relax mentally and physically. They also enjoyed the hay ride and campfire and the relaxation in provided.
I will not hesitate to recommend your facility and services to other school jurisdictions as I am confident that they would also be very satisfied with Lily Lake Village Resort as their conference or meeting location. Again thank you very much for a great couple of days.”
Emilie Keane-Division Principal

“Now for my comments on the facility, food, service. In short, it was outstanding! I cannot express how impressed and happy my delegates were with everything.
For my own part, it was great to work with Rhonda. She and I got along famously and had a great time prior to and during the conference. She eased my concerns and made everything hum along smoothly. All your other staff was wonderful too. There wasn’t just anything they didn’t do to make us comfortable.
BUT, it was the food! The meals, and particular the Saturday night buffet, was outstanding! Many of my delegates made a promise to themselves to come back with their families and friends to enjoy and share that amazing experience…
Please ensure that your staff…hear our compliments of an excellent job! I’ll be back both personally and professionally with other clients-to be sure! Again, thank you to all at Lily Lake.”
Kim Ghostkeeper & Crossroads
Ghostkeeper Synergetics Ltd.

“Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality and for allowing me the pleasure of experiencing the ambiance of your establishment. I have told everyone from Lily Lake to Lac La Biche about the atmosphere, the beautiful lodgings, the exceptional food…
I have recommended to my Board of Governors that we hold our annual retreat at the Lily Lake Village Resort – it has absolutely everything we need and anything we could possibly want AND for a very reasonable price.
Whether or not my Board decides to hold its retreat at your facility, you can be assure that I will be afuture customer. They say the best form of advertisement is “word of mouth”. I plan to spread the word about your facility and to promote its elegance, class and affordability. I will tell people of how I was allowed the privilege of spending my time in beautiful surroundings, dining on wonderful food and drink, and making valuable contacts…”
Angie Plamondon-Executive Assistant

“…for our retreat held September 12th and 13th. The people who attended can’t say enough about the wonderful rooms and fabulous food. Please pass on our compliment to Rhonda, your Chef and all staff who made our retreat a success.
You were right! You told me that if we stayed there once, we would come back. Well, I would like to reserve (dates), 2003. We will stay overnight again at the Cuddle Inn and probably use the same room.
Thanks again for everything.”
Lynn Crawford-Administrative Assistant
Greater Edmonton Foundation

“ I just wanted to say a special thank you to all the staff at Lily Lake for terrific 2 days we spent with you last week! The evaluations were very positive and everyone enjoyed the facility – the food, rooms and people. The lady who took care of us …was very helpful and pleasant. I definitely think we will be back next year ( and probably a lot of staff will be there sooner!!).”
Lorie Little-Administator

“ On behalf of Vector social committee I would like to thank Rhonda and your staff as well. She treated us all first class and Lily Lake as a whole exceeded expectations. Everyone who went had nothing but great things to say!...Thank you once again for helping to make our function a great success!”
Ed Telfort-Gateway Refrigeration

“The pleasure was ours last evening. My wife and I enjoyed all aspects of the Lily Lake Resort. It must be said, your staff and your meal presentation was second to none. (We were with the 40th Anniversary Group). Please pass congratulations on to (the owner) for an undertaking of the magnitude and the step of faith for the Lily Lake R
esort. WOW!!”
Lloyd Culham

Contact Info
Lily Lake Village Resort
57413 Lily Lake Road, Legal, AB, T0G 1L0
Phones: 1-888-921-3441, (780)921-3441
  E-mail: info@lilylakeresort.com

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