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 ambience 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.
  • Tobacco and smoke-free facility: Smoke-Free U of G | (
  • Round & rectangular tables and chairs
  • Award-winning full-service catering, including Wine & Bar service provided by University of Guelph Hospitality Services (519-824-4120 ext. 53350 or
  • 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

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

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