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Turn your wedding dream into reality at the stylish White Oaks Resort & Spa, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The excellent facility, extraordinary services, Four Diamond accommodations, and award-winning dining options of this resort combine to create an unforgettable setting for your big day.

Facilities and capacity

Nestled on 13 acres, the resort features sprawling and magnificent gardens that are perfect for an outdoor ceremony. The banquet rooms and contemporary event rooms can host weddings of any size, whether it is a small gathering or a grand reception of 430 guests.

  • Imperial Ballroom: Host your reception in the sophisticated Ballroom. The crystal chandeliers, gilt-accented ceiling, built-in dance floor, and dramatic gold French doors create the perfect ambiance for your event. It can accommodate up to 170 guests.
  • Grand Event Room: The Grand Event Room is designed with beautiful natural colors. The spacious 6,000-square-foot event space can host a reception of up to 430 guests. Guests can also enjoy the Gardenview Foyer, which is lit up by natural lights through floor-to-ceiling windows. It has easy access to the sculptured gardens.
  • Garden Studio: The Garden Studio Room is located on the first floor. It is ideal for intimate gatherings of up to 60 guests with beautiful views and french door access to the lovely gardens.
  • Upper Studio: Host your elegant party in the Upper Studio, located in the private wing of the new Conference Centre. It has the capacity for 130 guests. The Upper Studio features a glass-enclosed staircase, a gas fireplace, fashionable furnishings, and breathtaking views of the gardens.

Services offered

White Oaks dedicated wedding planners and event staff will guide couples throughout the wedding process. The on-site special event coordinator will take care of every detail of your event. The resort is happy to work with your preferred vendors for wedding services. The fully customized and inclusive wedding packages include the following:

  • Sparkling wine toast for you and all of your guests
  • White tuxedo chair covers
  • 3/4 length white linens and white napkins
  • Complimentary suite for your wedding night
  • Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom
  • On-site special events coordinator
  • Full setup of white lawn chairs for the ceremony
  • Green room for the groom, his ushers and his family
  • Dedicated rain room backup
  • Full PA system with wireless microphone


The culinary team offers delectable selections prepared from the freshest ingredients. The wedding packages include options such as an open bar and late night buffet. The team is also happy to customize the menu to suit the happy couple. Some of the dishes include calamari crunch, ‘pub’ fish, chicken classique, grilled Atlantic, and more.


White Oaks Resort & Spa offers 220 beautifully appointed Niagara hotel rooms which are Four Diamond rated by CAA/AAA and rated Five Stars by Canada Select. The resort offers a wedding room block with preferred hotel rates. Guests can also relax and enjoy the spa services offered by the resort.

Other services

Apart from wedding ceremonies and receptions, White Oaks Resort & Spa can also host your engagement party, bachelor/bachelorette weekend, wedding brunch and bridal shower. Other facilities at White Oaks Resort include:

  • Spa
  • Fitness club
  • Shuttle services

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Rachel B. Married on 17/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing place

0/10 best experience I have ever had!

We just recently had our wedding reception here and stayed over night in the hotel. I cannot rave enough about this place! I had the pleasure of working along side Ayah D. Who helped plan and set up my PERFECT wedding brunch! She went above and beyond for me. I could not have asked for a better coordinator. She was kind, genuine and so flexible! She never made me feel like I was annoying (which we all know brides can be from time to time) every single time I called her she answered the phone full of joy and reassured me through everything. I felt so much confidence working with her and I am already giving recommendations every time I hear the word wedding!

All of my event servers were over the top helpful and filled with joy. They were each wonderful! The event space and overall building was pristine, it was so organized and clean. During our event I rarely even saw a dish on the tables. The outdoor space was gorgeous and full of beautiful flowers and perfectly kept greenery. It was amazing for photos.

Not only were the adults treated like royalty here but every child at our function was treated with upmost respect and kindness.

The hotel staff, the concierge service, restaurant staff (LIV), spa staff and everyone in between were so wonderful. We have already booked our return and plan to celebrate every anniversary at the white oaks.
Many of the guests from our wedding also plan to return for private get aways and future functions.

If you are considering a wedding here, DO IT. You will not be disappointed.

& if you ever come across an issue they will correct it for you in an instant.
Shannon Married on 16/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Dream wedding at White Oaks!

Deciding to have our wedding at White Oaks was one of the best decisions of our lives. From our initial search for venues, White Oaks really stood out with how comprehensive the wedding packages are -- they really simplify the planning process into something much more manageable (no wedding planner needed!), by including everything you need - from onsite ceremony in their beautiful gardens, to a delicious customizable menu for appetizers and dinner, to a full open bar (hard to find!), to lodging for our guests - it was all so easy.

Once we decided to book our wedding at White Oaks, we were SO impressed with how helpful the coordinators in the Wedding Office are. Jennica was our coordinator leading up to our wedding, and is the kindest, most helpful, and knowledgable resource we could have ever asked for. She made the planning process so fun, easy, and enjoyable. Both Jennica and Ayah supported us on our actual wedding weekend, and made every event flow incredibly smoothly, and were so helpful with anything we needed.

The hotel and staff itself are also absolutely phenomenal -- I had never been to White Oaks before, but it is now my gold standard for a high-end hotel experience. The staff are beyond helpful, and made each of our guests visiting the wedding and staying at the hotel feel like it was their special day, too!
Amy W. Married on 26/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

AMAZING experience with an incredible wedding coordinator and venue!

We were absolutely blown away with our stay at White Oaks. We had a 2-day wedding here and White Oaks hosted us and our guests for the entire weekend from Thursday to Sunday, as well as hosting both our Hindu and Canadian Wedding Ceremonies. The staff was unbelievable, so hospitable, and accommodating. From the moment you arrive, you are treated like royalty! Jennica, wedding coordinator at White Oaks, helped us throughout the whole wedding process as well as across the entire weekend and truly made the experience so memorable. She is such a wonderful and kind person who we are so lucky to have gotten the chance to work with and meet. We are so grateful for all that she did to help make our wedding weekend run so smooth and perfect! We are HUGE White Oaks fans now and will absolutely be back.
Mireille B. Married on 14/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic Tour of Venue

The people that work here are amazingly kind. I was so impressed with how considerate they were, as I have a bit of a disability and walk with a cane.
The outdoor ceremony area is beautiful, and only steps away from the garden room which we've booked for our reception. The property is going to be perfect for so many great wedding photos.
I really believe we chose the perfect venue for our BIG day.
Jasmine C. Married on 07/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating
We had the pleasure of hosting our wedding at White Oaks this past September. Although we knew from the start that this was our venue choice, the staff and customer service excellence reinforced our decision. Jennica is amazing at what she does, and made the entire planning process stress free and enjoyable. We had the pleasure of staying at the hotel for 3 night during our wedding weekend, and were spoiled the whole time. Every single staff member made us feel so special. From the ladies at the spa who made the night-before so relaxing, to the concierge who helped with any questions, to the staff at the front desk who were friendly and courteous. No details were overlooked. The day-of staff made our day run without a hitch, and Carlos in particular made our reception so stress free and seemed to be everywhere at once. All of our guests cannot say enough for the delicious meal, the beautiful ballroom and the amazing wait & bar staff! Thank you for giving us the most magical day of our lives!!
Jessica H. Married on 27/08/2022
4.8 out of 5 rating

Wedding Dreams

White Oaks and the outdoor garden was what wedding dreams are made of. Jennica was so understanding during the constant fluctuation and amendments that needed to be made throughout the weeks leading up to the wedding. The staff were sweet and attentive and I've heard nothing but the best reviews from our guests. The food was just as amazing the night of the wedding, as it was at our personal tasting, and was efficiently delivered to our 130+ guests. The venue itself needed little decoration to make it beautiful and the hotel was well worth it. To have the venue and accommodations in one location was the biggest plus for us and our guests. We are so appreciative to White Oaks and the exceptional service they provided!
David G. Married on 16/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

David Gotts and Shannon Chasse July 16th wedding

Absolutely thrilled about our wedding and couldn't be happier with Ayah and the wedding planning and Chrissy with the bar and food. Everything they could do for us they did, the guests loved White Oaks from the intimate garden wedding to our stellar buffet and open bar - they made our dreams come to. LOVE to Ayah, Christy and everyone who made our wedding perfect. DAVID GOTTS
Valerie L. Married on 25/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

15/10 would recommend

We looked at almost all of the Niagara wedding venues and are SO HAPPY we chose White Oaks. From the location, food, drinks, quality of service, attention to detail and everything in between, we truly felt that White Oaks was a perfect fit for our big day.

We can't thank White Oaks and their team enough for making our wedding planning process and day of everything we dreamed of and more. Planning a COVID wedding was filled with anxieties and uncertainties, but Jennica and her team were there for us every step of the way. We always felt heard and supported.

We pivoted our wedding from the Grand Event room to the outdoor tent and it was the best decision we could have made to keep everyone safe. Not only was it safe, it was beyond BEAUTIFUL!

In terms of food and drinks, we looked at other venues in the Niagara area (including wineries and other halls) and you can't beat White Oak's quality of food and service for the price. They also allow for customizations that fit every budget and which makes your wedding unique. If something isn't on their list or menu, just ask what can be done! Achilles delivered an amazing tasting experience for us a few months before the wedding and when it came out on the day of it was even better. All of our guests raved about the food and service.

The convenience of having our reception and ceremony all in one place was also a big plus. It ended up raining during our ceremony, but we easily pivoted to their rain room which was just as beautiful as the gardens.

We also loved the fact that all of our family and friends could stay onsite. Everyone who stayed at White Oaks that weekend had nothing but rave reviews. Highly recommend that the Bride and Groom book the Bridal Suite for their entire stay (doesn't hurt that they also comp your wedding night!).

We could go on and on about our experience, but the main thing we want to highlight is how much White Oaks made us feel important and heard for the entire year we were planning, even in the midst of other weddings and COVID. You always got a response to your questions in a timely manner and they really worked with us to customize our day exactly how we wanted it.

Jennica and your team, thank you SO so much for everything you did for us. We can't wait to spend many more celebrations at White Oaks.

Valerie and Brandon
Catherine L. Married on 18/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing experience planning a COVID wedding

My husband and I got married at White Oaks June 26, 2021 - so we had a COVID wedding. Jennica and the staff were amazing beyond belief! They were flexible and accommodating to the insane, always changing rules and regulations - and they were always up to date with what was allowed and if they were unsure, they would find out. On the wedding day, Jennica helped make sure everyone was in place, all the vendors knew where to go, that my small DIY decor was set, and provided us with lots of heads up with different elements so we knew what to expect. They made planning easy by providing a list of local vendors, who are all lovely people and it was great they already knew the space. They helped with sending us resources and other vendors suggestions when we wanted to explore different options too! It always felt like they were working just as hard (if not more) as us to try to bring the day together.

We originally planned to have our wedding indoors in Studio 10/11, but because of restrictions, we chose to move it outdoors into the garden circle to allow for more guests and avoid wedding pictures with masks. We made that decision less than a month before our wedding date! And Jennica helped with finding as many options and was flexible with using the available spaces so I could still have the day I wanted.

We rented a hexagon tent (45ft) to protect us against the rain that was predicted. It fit perfectly in the gardens. The ceremony was held there, and then Jennica and the team flipped it to become our reception space. Because of the restrictions, we had a hybrid wedding - where we had a small number of guests in person and others joining us online. Encore, who is White Oak’s internal AV/Event team set us up with our own personal live stream link, handled all the music and provided us with proper mics/equipment so that those joining us on the stream could hear everything perfectly.

The food was fantastic (the butternut squash soup is AMAZING) and there’s a lot of great indoor and outdoor spaces to take pictures. I was so impressed with how kind the staff were all around the hotel and we only heard praises from our guests.

The Luxury White Oaks Suite is a MUST for the bride - make sure you book that! There is only one room of its kind. The room is a beautiful grey and white room with lots of space for getting ready. Super cute for photos as well and double bathrooms which is also helpful for a bridal party.

White Oaks was amazing and I would recommend the venue to anyone!
Allison M. Married on 26/06/2021
4.6 out of 5 rating


We had our wedding at White Oaks on August 6, 2021. We went through planning 3 different weddings on 3 different dates thanks to COVID, and Jennica and the White Oaks team were flexible and helpful throughout the entire process. We had the most beautiful reception under their tent outside on the patio and they created a dance floor for us, just inside the doors to really create a space that flowed and made everything feel connected.

The food was incredible, the servers and bartenders were absolutely amazing, and everything came together in a perfectly executed vision. A million thanks to the White Oaks team for giving us the best wedding we could have possibly asked for!
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