Corporate Functions and Private Rentals

Royal Botanical Gardens' impressive surroundings, excellent restaurant and catering combine to make your function comfortable and professional.

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Event Planning Guide

Whether you are planning a conference, scheduling an annual general meeting, or hosting a special event, Royal Botanical Gardens has the perfect venue to suit all of your needs.

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Event Space

We work with those planning meetings, conventions, trade shows, social events and many more, for groups small or large. We are a one of-a-kind setting for groups up to 500 people.

The foyer, McQuesten Theatre, mezzanine, auditorium and all meeting rooms combined, offer over 17,000 square feet of functional space for tradeshows and conferences year-round at RBG Centre.

The Great Room in the new David Braley & Nancy Gordon Rock Garden Visitor Centre offers 3,455 square feet of functional space for meetings, special events and conferences year-round, overlooking the beautifully rejuvenated Rock Garden.

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Whether you just need coffee and snacks, breakfast, lunch or meals for the whole day, our in-house catering team has options for your meeting or event. With delicious options, flexible menus and a focus on locally sourced ingredients, the catering team at Royal Botanical Gardens promise to make your event one to remember.

Corporate Menu (pdf)

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As a Feast On™ certified venue, Royal Botanical Gardens prides itself on creating cutting edge events and food by using products that are sourced and produced locally. Supporting our local economy and Ontario's farmers is important for us all.

Whether we're sourcing liquor, beer and wine for our beverage service or proteins, produce and grains for our catering menus, Ontario offers some of the best product available world-wide.

Private Rentals

Let Royal Botanical Gardens host your next private event. We’ll help you celebrate any occasion in style. Whether it’s to remember a loved one, a gathering of family and friends to wish you a Happy Birthday, Anniversary, or maybe congratulations on the new arrival, whatever the celebration, Royal Botanical Gardens has the expertise to help you plan all the details to make it a memorable experience.

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Group Tours

RBG’s five display gardens offer visitors an unparalleled sensory experience for every season. Guided or self-guided tours available for groups of 15 or more.

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Weddings in Paradise

At RBG we understand how important your wedding day is. We are committed to providing you with first class service.

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Parking and Directions

RBG cosists of four formal gardens contained within 1,100 hectares of nature reserve on the border of Hamilton and Burlington, minutes from the 403 and QEW

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