Fort Gibraltar

866 Saint Joesph R2H 0A8 Winnipeg (Manitoba) View map
19 reviews

Number of guests 25 to 150

About Fort Gibraltar

Combining historic elegance with modern facilities, Fort Gibraltar is perfectly suited to host your special wedding. Minutes from downtown Winnipeg, Fort Gibraltar’s unique location is convenient for guests and vendors alike. The landscape at Fort Gibraltar is beautiful, incorporating the banks of the Red River and harkening back to an era when travelers and the fur trade existed in harmony with the natural beauty of the area. Wedding ceremonies, whether held indoors or out, are even more special at Fort Gibraltar, thanks to historical and musical options highlighted by the unique natural environment.

Facilities and capacity

With two fantastic event spaces sure to cover all your needs, whether your style is classic or modern, indoor or outdoor, covered or uncovered, Manitoba Club is guaranteed to have the right space for your dream wedding. The historic ballrooms, banquet halls, and museum at Fort Gibraltar can accommodate as many as 500 guests.

Services offered

Your majestic wedding at Fort Gibraltar can be held in a tent on the Fort Gibraltar property, right on the banks of the Red River in Winnipeg, offering one of the most picturesque views in the area. Certainly all marriages at Fort Gibraltar are quite incredible.

The charm of Fort Gibraltar is that each couple has the ability to customize the venue according to their tastes and preferences, guaranteeing your wedding is an unforgettable celebration like no other. The Fort Gibraltar staff will handle catering, bar services, and event planning – you just need to enjoy the big day and the big views!

Other services

In addition to weddings, Fort Gibraltar is the ideal location for anniversaries, baby showers, bar or bat mitzvahs, birthdays, bridal showers, christenings, corporate events, engagement parties, graduations, holiday parties, memorials, proms, and Sweet 16s.

  • Number of guests

    From 25 to 150

  • Maximum Capacity

    Standing: 188 in the Great hall, 60 in the Partner's Room, 48 in the Maison Chaboillez

  • Type

    Ballroom, banquet hall, historic, museum

  • Style

    City, classic, country, eclectic, garden, rustic, vintage, waterfront

  • Event Services

    Catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting / sound, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 557.00

  • Plated Service (per head)

    C$ 38.00

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More information about Fort Gibraltar

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? It is based on Food minimums. Please consult our wedding planner document.
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • What kind of settings are available? Covered outdoor, indoor, uncovered outdoor
  • 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, server(s), stations, tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast, house beer, house wine, house liquor, liquor license, open bar, premium liquor, signature drink, outside alcohol, specialty beer, specialty wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle markers, altar/arches, audio equipment, centerpieces, chair covers, dance floor, decor, drapery, furniture, lighting, chairs, tables, tent accessories, tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, china, flatware, glassware, linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, 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? C$ 566
  • 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$ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Clean up, event planning, chairs, tables, linens, china, flatware, glassware, parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? C$ 38
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? C$ 30
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves? C$ 22
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s), dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? C$ 12
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Limited bar, open bar, house beer, specialty beer, house wine, specialty wine, champagne toast, house liquor, premium liquor, signature drink, bartenders

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Reviews for Fort Gibraltar

4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.7
  • Response time 4.6

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  • Kelly

    Kelly Burtnyk, Married on 10/11/2017

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    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
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      Excellent
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    My Dream Wedding

    This was our number one choice for our venue. My husband and I had an amazing experience at the Fort. It is a totally smooth operation and Angie is an absolute pro at what she does. We booked the DJ through them and used their decor recommendations. I would highly recommend it. The food was delicious and a good value. My dad paid the bar bill and his only comment was that the pice of soft drinks was a real killer. We would have been better off drinking more booze. No other complaints though.

    Sent on 13/04/2018
  • Amber

    Amber Dawn, Married on 02/09/2017

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    • Quality of service:
      Good
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    Romantic Wedding Venue

    When I found out Fort Gibraltar was a wedding venue I knew I would be married there, I hadn't even met my fiance yet...
    We loved the rustic, intimate and historic venue. It's a one stop shop, we did our pictures, outdoor ceremony and reception all in the same place. We even had axe throwing in between the ceremony and reception to keep our guests busy. We needed very little decor because the space itself is so beautiful. Hanging lanterns and string lights surround the guests while you ste flanked by a huge stone fireplace. It's the most wonderful feeling to be surrounded by all your closest friends and family in such a warm environment. And the food, so good! No one had anything bad to say about the food. One thing I would say is the bar line was a bit long and guests mentioned there was not 3 bar tenders which we had paid for. Overall a perfect venue for our favorite day.

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    Sent on 24/04/2018
  • Candice

    Candice Keam, Married on 23/06/2018

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    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
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    Unreal experience!

    Choosing this venue was the best decision that we made.
    The venue coordinators were responsive, organized and helpful.

    The service and food on the day was amazing! We are still getting compliments!

    Sent on 07/07/2018
  • Erin

    Erin Mckenzie, Married on 13/10/2017

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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
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    Beautiful venue

    Angie and staff did everything they could to ensure that our wedding went well. The food was AMAZING, staff were attentive & friendly. Angie was extremely helpful with the planning process suggesting things that we didn’t even think of! Connie was great with decor and the room looked beautiful. We couldn’t have asked for a better wedding venue!

    Sent on 15/04/2018
  • Joy

    Joy Peters, Married on 03/01/2015

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    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
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      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
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    Amazing venue, amazing food

    We loved every aspect of our wedding here. They helped with planning, were incredibly accommodating, offered excellent suggestions. Fast responses to all inquiries. The actual event went seamlessly. The food was AMAZING. We got so many compliments on it. We had a winter wedding and the room was cozy and lovely, lit by the fireplace and candles.

    Sent on 13/04/2018

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