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Venues for Weddings and Private Functions

One of the most important decisions in planning your wedding or event will be your chosen venue. This page highlights some of your options and lists some specific event venues our clients have had a positive experience with. Please contact us if you would like assistance in selecting a venue.

Central Ottawa

Lansdowne Park
Reserve the perfect space at Lansdowne.
Aberdeen Pavilion, Horticulture Building, South Court, or the Great Lawn. Lansdowne offers a variety of different spaces available for special events, or festivals.
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Canadian Museum of Nature, Victoria Memorial Museum
Host your event at the Canadian Museum of Nature and experience a century of history, architectural elegance and a castle-like ambience. Choose from breathtaking venues such as the Lantern—perfect for a cocktail party or reception or the Salon—our most elegant and dramatic venue. The Museum offers an array of possibilities for almost any type of events.
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Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Canada’s premier aeronautical museum and among the best in the world, offers you a prestigious setting for your special event. Recognized as one of the most beautiful museums of its type, the delta-shaped building (“the architectural event of the year,” according to one critic upon its inauguration in 1988) houses some of the world’s most priceless aviation treasures.

The Museum’s facilities permit a complete range of events, from receptions and galas to lectures and ceremonies. The spectacular Rockcliffe Parkway takes you directly from Parliament Hill to the Museum in less than ten minutes by car. Free parking is always available. Our events staff are pleased to work with you, so that together we can plan every detail of your event.
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Canada Science and Technology Museum
Located just minutes from the downtown core, the Canada Science and Technology Museum houses a world-class collection including rail, land and marine transportation, space, telecommunications, and energy. The exhibition halls provide a unique backdrop to your meeting, banquet, conference, wedding or trade show.
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Paul's Boat Lines
Paul’s Boat Lines Limited is Ottawa’s premiere sightseeing venue. We are proud to offer quality sightseeing cruises on the Historic Rideau Canal as well as on the famous Ottawa River. On both the Rideau Canal and the Ottawa River Paul’s Boat Lines maintains its tradition of presenting unique views and friendly, personalised service. With three boats specifically built for the Rideau Canal and a large double decker boat built for the Ottawa River available for sightseeing and charter cruises we are sure to have something for everyone.

Billings Estate Museum

Glebe Community Centre

La Nouvelle Scène

Ottawa Rowing Club

Ottawa University, Chapel (and other facilities)

Rockcliffe Library – centre

St Joseph's Parish Hall

The Cube Gallery

The Space

East Ottawa

Pine View Golf Course
Our friendly, flexible and professional staff are here to ensure that your event is positively memorable. Select from a variety of indoor and outdoor venues to match your event and guest list. Enjoy the natural backdrop of our parkland-style golf course nestled in the Greenbelt. Peruse our varied menu selections, or work with our chef to customize to your exact tastes. Fresh, delicious food, expertly prepared and served, and done for a great price, means you get great value.
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River Rock Inn - Rockland Ontario
Memorable events call for an inspiring backdrop. Between Rockland’s picturesque scenery and our Inn’s elegant décor, special days are made to look as divine as they feel. Whether your wedding has an intimate focus or plans to be a lavish occasion, our modular ballroom is available to accommodate your guests.

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum – Cumberland

Le Mouvement d'implication francophone d'Orléans

The Shenkman Arts Centre

South Ottawa

Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm – Edwards (near Metcalfe)
Located just minutes from downtown Ottawa, Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm has quickly become the National Capital Region's premier reception destination for your Wedding, Company Retreat, or other group function. Towering maples surround the quarried field stone house built in the 1850s. The wooden barn and other log outbuildings are vivid reminders of our heritage in agriculture. With a varied mix of country gardens, wooded glades and other unique settings, Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm is the perfect location for those unique, one-of-a-kind photos - as all of Ottawa's major photographers have already discovered.

Our Lady of the Visitation Centre (Greely)

West Ottawa

Centrepoint Theatres

Lakeside Gardens (Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre)

Ukrainian Banquet Hall

Westboro Masonic Hall
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The Ark – Farrellton Quebec
This just may be the perfect venue for your rustic outdoor wedding venue and reception. What could be more romantic than being married in front of a grapevine covered, cedar arbour surrounded by beautiful gardens, wildflowers, rolling hills and hardwood forests? Then dance the night away indoors to your favourite tunes or outdoors around a bonfire underneath the stars. Your wedding is YOUR dream day. Just tell us what you want and we'll do what we can to make it happen.

Steam Train - Hull - Chelsea-Wakefield
Board the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam Train for a memorable friend or family reunion, wedding, or for private or corporate events. Impress your guests with this unique steam train journey along the Gatineau River. Reserve a private coach on a scheduled departure or charter the entire train for a day or evening event.
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Association Récréative Des Jardins Du Château – Aylmer

Cabane en bois rond – Hull

Other Options

In addition to the above venues we can suggest trying your local community centre, Legion hall or Knights of Columbus hall. The City of Ottawa ( has many different facilities that could be considered.

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