The Arboretum Wedding Day Rental

outdoor wedding set up on the West Lawn near the OAC Arboretum Centre

Photo by Aimee Nicole Photography

Imagine your wedding day surrounded by majestic trees, outdoor gardens, a peaceful reflecting pond, scenic vistas, and a relaxing & romantic ambiance you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.

The Arboretum Wedding Day Rental includes the following features for your wedding reception and ceremony:


  • A maximum capacity of 150 reception-style or 120 banquet-style
  • Exclusive use of the Auditorium, Boardroom, Sun Room and West Lawn from 8 a.m. until 1 a.m.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Tobacco and smoke-free facility: Smoke-Free U of G | (
  • Round & rectangular tables and chairs
  • Award-winning full-service catering options available
  • Outdoor patio (not licensed)
  • Large screen and sound system with a podium, microphone, and auxiliary input jack
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and washroom facility
  • Stage
  • Free Parking

Wedding Day Rental rate: $3,000 +HST (May 1-October 31); $2,000 +HST (November 1-April 30). If planning a dance, a dancefloor is mandatory and can be rented from The Arboretum. Nominal Socan and Re:Sound fees apply.

For wedding ceremonies only, the Auditorium, Boardroom and West Lawn can be rented from 8:30am-5pm for a fee of $1,800 +HST.

Visit the image gallery for more photos of our rental facilities and grounds and the Weddings FAQ page for frequently asked questions.

For more information about availability and pricing or to schedule a facility tour, please contact the Bookings Coordinator at 519-824-4120 ext. 54110 or