The Gibson Centre is a historical wedding destination located in the heart of Alliston, Ontario. Built in the year 1889 and rich in culture and heritage, this venue reflects a perfect blend of elegance and romance.
Facilities and capacity
The venue can easily host celebrations for both intimate and large gatherings. Separate dressing rooms are provided for the bride and groom for use on the special day. The venue only hosts one wedding per day. The performance hall on the main floor has the capacity to seat 150 guests and can easily accommodate 220 guests for a standing crowd. It also features a huge stage area that is available for use.
The excellent special events team will assist you in every step of planning and executing the event. They offer marvelous catering and bar services. Some of their services include sound, lighting, and equipment.
Gibson Centre is located approximately an hour from Toronto Pearson International Airport. It is close to local attractions, such as the Earl Rowe Provincial Park, Museum on the Boyne, Dufferin County Museum, and Tottenham Conservation Area.
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5 Reviews for Gibson Centre
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Haley · Married on 11/07/2020
5 star service
I held my wedding ceremony at the Gibson Centre in September and it was absolutely perfect. I worked with Sarah to build a day that suited us, and our budget. We requested some last minute changes due to COVID restrictions and Sarah and the Gibson Centre were so quick to accommodate. Sarah was so calm and reassuring throughout the entire planning phase so it was no surprise she kept things cool and calm on the day of. With the stress of planning (especially during such uncertain times) Sarah and the Gibson Centre were a breath of fresh air. I can't say thank them enough for the role they planned in our special day!Sent on 05/10/2020
Anne T. · Married on 03/11/2018
The Gibson is absolutely stunning! When I first ever saw the Gibson Centre I knew it’s where I wanted to have my wedding. It just takes my breath away on how beautiful it is. Trish, Kim and Marianne were wonderful.Sent on 05/11/2018
Ashley M. · Married on 14/04/2018
We had an amazing experience with having both our ceremony and our reception at the Gibson Centre! Throughout the planning process Kim was very responsive to our questions and actually came up with a couple suggestions that saved us money. On our big day there was actually an ice storm but the staff had all walkways shoveled and salted and they had a contingency plan in place in case of a power outage (which thankfully didn't happen). Overall it is a beautiful venue with great staff; highly recommend having any event here!Sent on 16/05/2018
Joe D. · Married on 27/06/2015
It is kind of a shame. This venue is probably the most beautiful place you could get married.Sent on 23/07/2015
However, the quality of service is unpredictable.
When we first reserved our wedding date we met with one manager, she promised us the world. As we progressed towards our wedding, they hired a new manager who made a bunch of changes which effected our plans. For example, we no longer were allowed to use our liquor tickets we spent a few hundred dollars on making. The chairs we rented had to leave that night. We were supposed to have access to all floors, but that night they blocked off the basement and upper story. The liquor prices went up by $1.25. We booked the day before to get setup and they double booked it.
There are many more things, but we did not feel as if they had accommodated us, yet went against the grain the entire way causing friction. Not a good thing when trying to book a wedding...
The night of the wedding, I didn't see any staff besides the bartenders. They we miserable and not impressed to be there. When I asked the staff that I could find to help move tables to clear the dance floor I got hesitation.
Overall, this is a very nice venue. Well worth the value, just be prepared to deal with roadblocks the entire way. They welcome you with open arms saying yes to everything, then start limiting you once you sign the dotted line.
My husband and I got married at the gibson centre in June 2015. We looked at lots of different vendors but the gibson centre seemed to have it all. We did not have to rent any tables, chairs or dinning wear which was great! The gibson centre is very rusty and beautiful! When we were looking into renting the hall they were switching event mangers but Trish was very helpful and lovely.Sent on 06/12/2015
We had the whole building to take picture in which was wonderful because there are so many good places to get pictures there. The have AC and were nice enough to turn it up as it was a hot summer day!
The Staff were very nice and helpful.
The opened the door earlier for us as my girl and I were getting ready there that morning and needed more time to get our hair and makeup done.
It was so nice not to be rushing around worried about be late when you are able to get ready in the basement in beautiful dressing rooms (Two for the groomsmen and bridesmaids)
My husband and I loved our wedding there!
Overall It is a beautiful building and a lovely place to get married
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