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Reduced Hours during Winter Wonders: RBG Centre and Hendrie Park will close at 4 p.m. during Winter Wonders (final admission 3 p.m.). Timed-tickets required to access these areas for the evening Winter Wonders experience.

Private & Social Events

Thank you for your inquiry, we appreciate your interest in Royal Botanical Gardens for your event. In efforts to provide clients with an exceptional experience, RBG has temporarily closed the books on further event requests for the 2023 and 2024 season. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time as we review our inventory, products, and service.

If you are interested in exploring options when they become available, please complete an inquiry form and a member of our team will collect your information. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time and we look forward to re-connecting with you.

Where Connection and Celebration Feel Natural

From intimate gathering spaces to award-winning halls, RBG is your natural choice for milestone events, showers, galas, celebrations of life, and more. With options for virtual and in-person events, delicious locally-sourced catering options, and breathtaking views, our venues are perfect for your social event. 

A Note on Current Availability

Please note RBG is unable to accommodate new event bookings on the following dates:

  • Corporate/Meeting Rentals: RBG is unable to accommodate new event bookings for dates prior to November 2022
  • Weddings, and Social/Private Event Rentals: In efforts to provide couples with an exceptional experience, RBG has temporarily closed the books on further event requests for the 2023 and 2024 season. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time as we review our inventory, products, and service.If you are interested in exploring options when they become available, please complete an inquiry form and a member of our team will collect your information. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time and we look forward to re-connecting with you.

All Bookings are subject to review and availability.

For dates other than those listed, please submit a booking request and allow our team up to 5 business days to review.

Venue Spaces

Auditorium

Our largest space, the auditorium is an excellent choice for your full-sized event. The room includes a divider to split the space into two smaller events and is adjacent to two cocktail/foyer spaces (Royal Court - outdoor, and McQuesten Theatre - indoor).

• 5,400 / 2,700 / 2,700 sqft
• Capacity: Banquet 328 / 120 / 144
• AV-Equipped ceiling-mounted screens, built-in speakers, Some Natural Light (Auditorium B)

Camilla & Peter Dalglish Atrium

This award-winning structure is a unique and spectacular setting that brings outdoor beauty indoors. The living wall provides a gorgeous back drop while the Aldershot Escarpment Garden courtyard features flowers and plants and serene water features.

• 2,750 sqft
• Capacity: Banquet 120
• Audio Available, Natural Light

Rock Garden Visitor Centre

The Great Room at the David Braley & Nancy Gordon Rock Garden is an award-winning, state-of-the art facility with a breathtaking view of the gardens through floor-to-ceiling windows, a look-out deck and patio.

• 3,455 sqft
• Capacity: Banquet 120
• AV-Equipped video wall, built-in speakers, customizable lighting, natural light

Café Annex

Located just off the Greenhouse Café, the newly renovated Annex is perfect for your smaller luncheon or celebration banquet.

• 1,443 sqft
• Capacity: Banquet 80
• AV-Equipped: ceiling-mounted screen, ceiling-mounted projector, built-in speakers

  • Hors-d'œuvres on Platter
  • Cheese Platter Closeup
  • Pastries Closeup
  • Chicken Skewers
  • Hors-d'œuvres on Red Platter

Catering

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.

Celebrations of Life

Looking for a beautiful location to celebrate your loved one?

Royal Botanical Gardens has everything covered. Whether you’re having an intimate gathering of 20 or a larger group of 300, our unique venue has options to suit your needs.

Let us take care of the details while you share those precious memories with your family and friends. RBG can provide the memorable celebration that honours your loved one.

Book Your Private Event

Thank you for your inquiry, we appreciate your interest in Royal Botanical Gardens for your event. In efforts to provide clients with an exceptional experience, RBG has temporarily closed the books on further event requests for the 2023 and 2024 season. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time as we review our inventory, products, and service.

If you are interested in exploring options when they become available, please complete an inquiry form and a member of our team will collect your information. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time and we look forward to re-connecting with you.