The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center

559 Bloor St W L1J 5Y6 Oshawa (Ontario) Map
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About The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center

Located in Oshawa, Ontario, The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center is a venue that specializes in creating a fabulous setting for weddings and other special events. Owned and managed by Pelican Events and Catering Management, this venue has been creating stunning wedding celebrations in the area for more than 50 years.

Facilities and capacity

The facilities found at The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center include two banquet rooms. Their East Hall, which can seat up to 200 guests and their West Hall, which can seat up to 120 guests. These spaces are octagonal shaped, have panoramic windows and offer ambient lighting. Their West Hall, although smaller, also features a built in bar and provides a more intimate space. Onsite wedding ceremony is available in the opposite hall of your event if availability permits.

Services offered

They work closely with a great decorator for all your extra decor needs. They also work with the hotel to provide you with room block off quotes for all your guests! The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center offers couples the following services for their wedding day:

  • Set up
  • Clean up
  • Catering / Bar
  • Event rentals
  • Tables & Chairs

  • Number of guests From 2 to 180
  • Maximum Capacity West Hall - 120 guests seated East Hall - 180 guests seated
  • Type Banquet hall, hotel
  • Style Classic
  • Event Services Accommodations, catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 1,052.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 92.00
  • Availability View calendar
  • Meet the Team View team

More information about The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    As intimate as you'd like
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2 Indoor
  • 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
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Limited bar
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Chairs
    Tables
  • 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$ 501
  • 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?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Chairs
    Tables
    Parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 82
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 80
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 26
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 34
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Limited bar
    Open bar
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Bartenders

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1 Reviews for The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
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  • Katie

    Katie · Married on 08/07/2017

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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
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    • Professionalism:
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    2017 wedding

    Such a great venue! We didn’t have a large budget and this place made us feel like we did! Loved the space and the built in bar in the west hall! We had our ceremony offsite and everything was ready for us when we got there. Thanks for a memorable evening!

    Sent on 12/03/2018

    The Durham Banquet Hall and Conference Center's reply:

    Thanks for the review Katie! It was a pleasure to work with you and your Husband! We wish you and your families all the best!

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