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Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory

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About

Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory is an Ottawa, Ontario-based venue that specializes in providing a warm and welcoming setting for weddings and other special events. Your wedding day will not be at the mercy of the weather, as this facility stays in summer mode all year round. This unique venue is a horticultural display of natural elegance, filled with fragrant blooms and greenery and surrounded by 24 acres of woodland. After you arrive on your wedding day, you may witness your vision become a reality.

Facilities and Capacity

For your special day, you can imagine being surrounded by tropical plants while entertaining your guests at a greenhouse wedding venue for the evening. With tumbling waterfalls, lush greenery, and gorgeous blooms all around you, you may move seamlessly from your ceremony to reception without ever leaving Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory. You and your loved ones can relax and enjoy your wedding day, knowing that your wedding coordinator(s) will be on hand to orchestrate every detail of your vision. Accommodating up to 150 guests for exclusive use weddings year-round, this is a wedding venue unlike any other.

Services offered

The Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory team is a full wedding and event production company capable of providing a whole host of services. Additionally, these professionals offer a comprehensive rental inventory. This venue's team includes:

  • Event Coordinators
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Executive Chef and service staff
  • Lead Florist and design team
  • Event setup and teardown crews
  • Audio and visual technicians
  • DJ

Cuisine

This venue's resident Executive Chef Reshad will be your exclusive cuisinier for the event. This culinary professional and his team will ensure that you and your guests enjoy a winning combination of fabulous food, exceptional presentation, and first-class service. You can relax, delight, and entertain your guests while these caterers serve and indulge you with grace and style.

Highlights

Type

Banquet hall

Style

Classic, country, garden, glamorous, modern, tropical

Event Services

Accommodations, bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, set up

Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

$2,495

Plated Service (per head)

$150

More information

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

What kind of settings are available?

Covered outdoor
Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne toast
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Outside alcohol
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Aisle runners
Altar/arches
Audio equipment
Centerpieces
Chair covers
Dance floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photobooth
Chairs
Tables
Tent accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair access

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,495

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,495

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,495

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Event planning
Chairs
Tables
Linens
China
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/sound
Parking
Bridal suite

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$149

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake cutting
Server(s)
Dessert

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Open bar
Bartenders
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    Jessica R. Married on 11/05/2019
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    You'll regret it if you don't get married in this magical water conservatory!

    My husband (ooo I like the sound of that) and I just got married on May 11, 2019 at Aquatopia and I have to say, Aquatopia surpassed our expectations. They are the whole package including, venue, ceremony, reception, bar (& alcohol), food, decorations, florals, DJ etc.) so it just made the wedding planning a breeze. Madison and Chelsea (event coordinators) were absolutely incredible… they were so easy to work with from start to finish to create what was our dream wedding. Our guests couldn’t stop raving about how well the day flowed and that it was clear they knew how to coordinate a wedding. I could go on and on and on about Aquatopia but I will leave you with this:

    1. You won't regret it.
    2. It's magical.
    3. Worth every single penny.
    4. This where you should get married.
    5. If you don't, you'll regret it.

    Jess & Doug Ames
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    Breanne B. Married on 18/08/2018
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    Our Special Day in a Tropical Paradise

    Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory was the setting of our dream wedding. Everyone from our coordinators, to the chef, to the wonderful owners were quite involved in making sure our day was perfect and tailored to our needs. Our guests raved about everything from the beautiful tropical setting to the delicious food and generous hors d'oeuvres and of course the fun, party atmosphere at night. We are so thankful to Aquatopia for bringing our special day to fruition.
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    Julie Married on 08/03/2020
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    Making our dream wedding a reality!

    Aquatopia was the perfect venue for our March 8th wedding. Every guest commented on what a beautiful venue it was with all the lush greenery and tropical feel. Our wedding coordinator (Ryan) was incredibly helpful in making sure each and every detail was taken care of for our big day. The chef (Reshad) cooked up a delicious feast for our guests and made sure to accommodate every allergy. The flowers by Justyne were beautiful and she brought to life the vision we had for a lush winter romantic floral feel. The staff were very courteous and fast taking care of our guests’ needs from a new drink to serving each course at the same time. We are so happy we chose Aquatopia as our venue and would highly recommend them to anyone. - Julie & Elad
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    Mike B. Married on 07/09/2019
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    Excellent customer service and outstanding cuisine!

    I would like to thank all the staff at Aquatopia who helped make my son’s wedding such a wonderful experience this past September.

    In particular, Chef Reshad created the most delicious food for all the guests, and then took great care with my own personal meal with all my serious food allergies. I was able to relax completely, my meal was delicious, and Chef Reshad was very kind and attentive. Thank you again, Chef Reshad!
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    Sarah A. Married on 22/06/2019
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    Best experience!

    The Aquatopia team was amazing - they planned our wedding in just one month and it was the most beautiful day. I can't speak more highly of them. The flowers were so beautiful, the food was delicious, and they made the whole experience relaxing as they have onsite event coordinators which saves you a lot of time and stress in the planning process and on the day of the wedding. We had a both a hindu and christian ceremony and our reception in one day at Aquatopia and couldn't be happier with how it all turned out.
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    Sarah G. Married on 01/06/2019
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    I strongly recommend this wedding venue.

    I strongly recommend this wedding venue. My partner and I held our wedding ceremony and reception at Aquatopia last summer, and we could not have been happier with how everything came together. The fact that the venue is beautiful practically goes without saying, so I’ll try to focus on what the photos might not capture.

    Madison and Chelsea, the main coordinators that we worked with, were incredible. My partner and I live five hours away from Ottawa, so we were initially very nervous about planning a wedding from a distance. However, Madison and Chelsea made the entire process very easy. They were quick to respond over email and very helpful during the in-person meetings that we were able to have. In the weeks before the wedding, most of the questions about how we should handle certain parts of the wedding were met with the answer, “We do that for you,” which was very reassuring.

    We had a good experience with accessibility at this venue – particularly in terms of sensory accessibility. A glass room off of the dance floor served as a quiet space for our guests. In addition to preparing delicious food, Chef Reshad and his staff were accommodating of all dietary restrictions. The bathrooms are gendered (or were at the time our event), but a larger bathroom typically reserved for the wedding party could serve as a gender-neutral bathroom.

    We opted for the house DJ – Evan Thibault – who was fantastic. His team played all the songs we’d requested both for the ceremony and the reception, and they did an amazing job of reading the crowd to play music everyone would enjoy.

    Thanks very much to everyone at Aquatopia! We wish you well.
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    Cethia R. Married on 25/05/2019
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    Most Incredible Experience!!

    The most breathtaking venue for your dream wedding! Aquatopia was nothing but perfect to us. From our very first intro meeting, to our décor consultation, to the food tasting, everyone was professional yet super friendly. Their in-house florist took my whole vision and made it real life, and their in-house wedding coordinators took the gold medal for being so attentive to the details and making the experience run so smoothly!

    Couldn't have picked a better venue than this! A big thank you to them for being part of my special day.
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    Christina P. Married on 31/12/2018
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    NYE Wedding

    I would highly recommend Aquatopia for any special event- a spectacular venue with exceptional service and quality. I even planned it from Vancouver and they were so amazing responding to my calls and emails. It was a magical evening!!!
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    Nancy A. Married on 07/10/2018
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    Amazing venue!

    Amazing wedding venue! Our guests were so impressed with the venue, food and staff. We were so happy to have our wedding so we’ll planned and executed! Highly recommend.
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    Amy H. Married on 22/09/2018
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    Amazing experience

    All together they were amazing! We had our wedding the day after the tornados in Ottawa so all power was out everywhere! They had generators running and from a guest/bride standpoint there was no way to tell! Everything ran smoothly, food was amazing, and the music kept everyone dancing. Overall I would highly recommend Aquatopia as a wedding venue or even for a large event!

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