Weddings & Celebrations
Boundless green grass, handsome old oaks, and gardens blooming with thousands of flowers - Assiniboine Park is home to some of the most beautiful views in Manitoba.
Our venues can accommodate:
- Wedding ceremonies and receptions
- Corporate events
- Birthday parties
- Retirement parties
- Holiday parties
- Conferences and meetings
- Dinner events
- Celebrations of life
- Funeral receptions
With outstanding venues to accommodate every taste, size, and budget, stunning photography locations, and experienced staff, there’s no better place to host your event! Our expert team will be there to help plan your event, every step of the way. Click here for venue capacity limits.
The Leaf is a place for ritual, celebration, and ceremony. It is a place where visitors can share the milestones of their lives in harmony with nature. The banquet hall at The Leaf can accommodate celebrations such as weddings, corporate events and meetings, anniversary parties, retirement parties, birthday parties, holiday parties, and much more. The large gathering space looks over the lush, vibrant garden biomes, and provide a natural, tranquil environment through all seasons.
- Banquet Hall: 300 seated, 450 standing
- Mezzanine: 200 people
The Pavilion at Assiniboine Park, one of Winnipeg's most well-known landmarks, is available to host private events. Full of old world elegance and charm, the Pavilion offers beautiful views of Assiniboine Park and features a gorgeous exterior patio for summer occasions. Whether you are interested in a stand-up cocktail reception or a formal seated dinner, our banquets and catering team will work with you every step of the way to ensure each detail is perfect.
- The Pavilion Atrium: 100 people seated or 130 people standing
- The Pavilion Galleries: 48 people seated or 100 people standing
Qualico Family Centre
Nestled in oak and pine on the banks of the Riley Family Duck Pond, the glass walls of the Qualico Family Centre feature breathtaking views of Assiniboine Park. Celebrate amidst the incomparable freshness of nature. The Qualico Family Centre is the ideal venue for one-of-a-kind receptions, banquets, and flawless corporate functions, with a menu tailored to your event by Executive Chef, Heiko Duehrsen.
- Park Café & Tamarack Room combined: 180 people seated or 220 people standing
- Park Café: 80 people seated or 120 people standing
- The Tamarack Room: 80 people seated or 100 people standing
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Plan your event at the only venue where you can add polar bears to the guest list! In Gateway to the Arctic you’ll dine under dancing northern lights and mingle with your guests in the Sea Ice Passage while polar bears and harbour seals swim overhead.
In the Tundra Grill, your guests will feel as though they have been transplanted onto the tundra as they mix and mingle while enjoying views of the Zoo's largest polar bear exhibit through a 150-foot-wide wall of 9-foot-high windows.
- Gateway to the Arctic: 90 people seated or 250 standing
- Tundra Grill: 100 people seated or 140 people standing
Leo Mol Sculpture Garden
Natural beauty and stunning works of art combine to offer a truly unique venue for your wedding ceremony or special event. The Leo Mol Sculpture Garden is a serene garden, brimming with flowers, tranquil pools, and Dr. Leo Mol's magnificent bronze sculptures. One of the most beautiful venues in all of Winnipeg, the garden is available for private and semi-private functions, including wedding ceremonies and photos.
- Ceremony set-up: 86 folding chairs with standing room for additional guests for a total of 150 people.
Gardens at The Leaf
The outdoor Gardens at The Leaf includes close to 30 acres of gardens and greenspace in the southeast corner of Assiniboine Park. The Performance Garden, Seasonal Garden, Kitchen Garden, and The Grove offer the most natural and beautifully designed backdrops for your special moments. Click here for more information about rental spaces in the Gardens at The Leaf.
- Performance Garden: 200 people
- Seasonal Garden: 150 people
- Kitchen Garden: 200 people
- The Grove: 250+ people
Menus & Catering
From standing cocktail receptions to formal gourmet dinners, our in-house catering team will work with you to create a reception that will satisfy both your palate and your budget.