Columbus Event Centre

901 Lawrence Ave W M6A 1C3 Toronto (Ontario) Map · Phone number
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4.9 out of 5.0
Number of guests 40 to 150
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About Columbus Event Centre

Columbus Event Centre is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Toronto, Ontario. Featuring sophistication, elegance, and diverse event spaces, this location is multifaceted and eye-catching. Considering the size of the property, couples are free to make use of the most suitable event space. Experts in bringing weddings to life at their site, the staff enjoy playing host to these milestone occasions in magical ways.

Facilities and Capacity

Owing to the venue’s location on four acres, couples can enjoy an expansive, yet private, setting for one of the most important days of their lives. Considering their several decades’ worth of experience, these specialists have the know-how to maximize the venue’s potential for the couple and their guests. Anybody who is keen to celebrate an outdoor ceremony can enjoy the surroundings of the garden. This walled space features tall, leafy trees and ample green space for the “I do” moment. Here, white deck chairs can be arranged as the couple’s chosen officiant declares them as newlyweds. Afterward, the grounds make for somewhere suitable to enjoy photo opportunities. Particularly beautiful on bright, sunny days, their many natural garden backdrops help to create distinctive wedding photos. When the time comes, the wedding party can celebrate the cocktail hour in the same space. Sala Caboto Ballroom awaits for the reception revelries. Its polished flooring, linen drapes, round tables, and Chiavari-style chairs help to create an inviting setting. With room for dozens of guests, it has space for the all-important head table, and it comes alive with tasteful floral decorations. Also available is the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery. This spacious and airy place is an alternative option for the reception with its white floor, surrounding staircase, and glass features. Overall, Columbus Event Centre can host weddings of between 40 and 280 seated invitees, so it would suit intimate or extravagant festivities.

Services Offered

To complement this contemporary, yet regal, event area, a range of rentals can be provided. These include chair covers, decor, linens, drapery, a dance floor, flatware, glassware, and more. Staff can assist with setup and cleanup services, while hired vendors are welcome on site to make the occasion truly yours. Columbus Event Centre’s executive chef is delighted to work alongside their culinary colleagues to create a bespoke menu. Their dishes include meals such as beef satay skewers, vegetable spring rolls, and smoked salmon. Hors d’oeuvres, plated servings, buffets and more are complemented by beer, wine, and Champagne.

  • Number of guests From 40 to 150
  • Type Ballroom, banquet hall, museum, restaurant
  • Style City, classic, garden, modern
  • Event Services Bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 135.00
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More information about Columbus Event Centre

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • What kind of settings are available?
    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?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Family style
    French service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
    Plated
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Lighting
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • 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?
    C$ 1000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 1000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Chairs
    Tables
    Linens
    Parking
    Bridal suite
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 120
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 120
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 60
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake cutting
    Server(s)
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 30
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Open bar
    House beer
    House wine
    Champagne toast
    House liquor
    Signature drink
    Bartenders

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10 Reviews for Columbus Event Centre


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Response time 4.7

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  • Caitlin

    Caitlin N. · Married on 14/09/2019

    4.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      3.0
    • Value:
      4.0
    • Flexibility:
      4.0
    • Professionalism:
      4.0

    Delicious Food

    Agostino and the team at Columbus Event Centre were very accomodating during the planning phase as well as day of. Can't say enough about how delicious the food is ! Our guests are still raving about our cocktail hour in their lovely outdoor garden.

    Sent on 16/10/2019

    Columbus Event Centre's reply:

    Hi Caitlin,
    Thank you very much for your review and congratulations to you and Marinko! I am very happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed the food and were able to take advantage of our garden cocktail hour.
    All the Best,
    Diego Rupolo
    Senior Sales Manager
  • Leila

    Leila · Married on 20/07/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beyond grateful for their amazing service!!!

    We can't thank you enough for all your hard work for our wedding!! Stephen and his team did an absolutely amazing job!! Thank you!! Highly recommend this hidden gem in Toronto area!

    Sent on 27/01/2020
  • Rosanne

    Rosanne · Married on 02/09/2017

    4.8
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      4.0

    This venue was perfect for us. The food was amazing, the price was reasonable, the organizer (floor manager) was awesome, and the staff were mostly awesome.
    There were a couple of minor incidences with the staff according to guests, but I can honestly brush those off since literally everything else went smoothly. The bar tenders were great and interacted well with guests and kept them well watered.
    Our experience with the venue as a whole was very pleasing and I would definitely return if only to see the art and experience their wonderful food again.

    Sent on 24/09/2017
  • Vicky

    Vicky Y. · Married on 28/08/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Phenomenal!

    We booked our wedding with Columbus event centre two years ago, before the pandemic. They have been amazing at communicating regulation changes with us and being so flexible with our wedding number changes. The Columbus team is positive and hard working. The food is DELICIOUS. Our guests loved the food, and service. We liked that they had only our event that day. We did our ceremony outside and the reception in the art gallery. The Columbus team followed our floor plan and set up the space beautifully. Thank you so much, Anna, Lexi, and team!!!

    Sent on 02/09/2021
  • Caryn

    Caryn N. · Married on 05/10/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing wedding venue

    Columbus Event Centre was the most majestic place to have your wedding. I never realized that this place existed in Toronto.

    Jorge was super great and so attentive to our needs. He made the whole process so easy and the day turned out wonderful.

    Would definitely book another event there in the future.

    Sent on 08/10/2020

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