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 venues and views in Manitoba. Our venues can accommodate:

  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions
  • Corporate events, conferences and meetings
  • Birthday parties
  • Retirement parties
  • Holiday parties
  • Fundraisers
  • Dinner events
  • Celebrations of life, memorials, 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.


Venue - The Leaf

The Leaf

The Leaf is a place for ritual, celebration, and ceremony where visitors can share the milestones of their lives in harmony with nature. The banquet hall can accommodate celebrations such as weddings, corporate events and meetings, anniversary parties, retirement parties, birthday parties, holiday parties, and more. The large gathering space looks over the lush, vibrant garden biomes, providing a natural, tranquil environment through all seasons.

Watch the video tourThe Leaf Photo Gallery


  • Banquet Hall: 300 seated, 450 standing
  • Mezzanine: 200 people
Venue - The Pavilion

The Pavilion

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.

Watch the video tour | Pavilion Photo Gallery

  • The Pavilion Atrium: 100 people seated or 130 people standing
  • The Pavilion Galleries: 48 people seated or 100 people standing
Venue - Qualico Family Centre

Qualico Family Centre

Celebrate amidst the incomparable freshness of nature! Nestled in oak and pine on the banks of the Riley Family Duck Pond, the Qualico Family Centre features breathtaking views of Assiniboine Park. It is the ideal venue for one-of-a-kind receptions, banquets, and flawless corporate functions.

Watch the video tour | Qualico Family Centre Photo Gallery

  • 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
Venue - Assiniboine Park Zoo

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 guests in Sea Ice Passage while polar bears and harbour seals swim overhead. In the Tundra Grill, your guests will feel like they have been transplanted onto the tundra as they enjoy views of the Zoo's largest polar bear exhibit through a 150-foot-wide wall of 9-foot-high windows.

Watch the video tour | Gateway to the Arctic Photo Gallery

  • Gateway to the Arctic: 90 people seated or 250 standing
  • Tundra Grill: 100 people seated or 140 people standing

Venue - Leo Mol Sculpture Garden

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.

Leo Mol Sculpture Garden Photo Gallery

  • Ceremony set-up: 86 folding chairs with standing room for additional guests for a total of 150 people.
Venue - Gardens at The Leaf

Gardens at The Leaf

The outdoor Gardens at The Leaf include close to 30 acres of gardens and greenspace in the southeast corner of the Park. The Grove, Performance Garden, Seasonal Garden, and Kitchen Garden offer 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
Venue - Individual/Volume Ticket Admission - Leaf

Individual/Volume Ticket Admission - Leaf

Invite your guests to an indoor natural oasis at The Leaf. Discounted admission to this stunning attraction can be purchased as an add-on experience for bookings at any of our indoor Park and Zoo venues. Tickets will be valid only on the day of your event and are subject to availability.

Ask your Catering Coordinator for details.

Venue - Menus & Catering

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.



Ready to get started? Contact our Banquets & Catering office today by filling out our online inquiry form! 


Phone: 204-927-7600 | Toll Free: 1-877-927-6006


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