Are you planning a wedding or a banquet?

Banquet setting

Wabano Centre is a beautiful venue with first-rate facilities available to rent for weddings and banquets!  Designed by Douglas Cardinal, this fabulous facility provides a distinctive atmosphere for your special occasion.  Whether it is a formal wedding, a sit down dinner, or a stand up reception wow your guests in this unique building.  


Our striking open-concept Cultural Gathering Space provides a unique alternative to a hotel venue for an unforgettable event. Our main floor space can comfortably accommodate up to 250 seated guests, with additional balcony seating available.  Standing receptions can accommodate up to 500 guests and there are many options for more intimate dinners and receptions. Wabano has tables and chairs available for your event, which can be arranged in several set-up styles depending on your requirements.

Conference Setup
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If you are planning a wedding the gathering space can be arranged for both the wedding ceremony and for the wedding reception with sit down dinners or cocktail events. Pictures can be taken inside in the beautiful gathering space, outside in the Legacy Rooftop Garden or on our gorgeous entrance staircase.


walking the aisle Rooftop garden wedding photo


For weddings, additional rooms are available for the bride and the wedding party to have some privacy.  Arrangements may also be made for rehearsals the evening before.

Wedding rehearsal Testimonial2


Room Details

For more photos, floor plans, capacity and rental rates please see Room Details


Wabano can provide catering for your special day. Our kitchen specializes in food with an Aboriginal flair and can accommodate any food sensitivity. We would also be pleased to work with you on menu choices.  


Wabano is located on Montreal Road, less than 10 minutes from the downtown core with convenient access to the Vanier Parkway and the Queensway to accommodate guests from across Ottawa.

Wabano Parking Map

Weddings and banquets with a social conscience– Wabano is a charitable organization, and all proceeds from the rental of event space will be used to fund Wabano’s innovative health, cultural and social programs!

Our dedicated staff will work with you to create a magical event in our awe-inspiring building.

Book Wabano for an unforgettable wedding or banquet!

Events Office
(613) 748-0657 ext. 275