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Meeting & Event Spaces

Be it historic homes, refurbished barns, outdoor covered gardens, elaborate ballrooms, state-of-the-art lecture halls, or full-service brand-name hotels, Burlington, Ontario has inspiring and unique spaces for your meeting or event, suitable for groups of up to 1,800.

Hotels, Halls, & Convention Centres

Best Western PLUS Inn & Suites
This hotel and meeting facility is accessible off the QEW, with three small meeting rooms, one on the main floor and two on the lower level.

Burlington Convention Centre
The Burlington Convention Centre is ideal for all occasions. With a total of 5 banquet and conference centre rooms, it can accommodate from 20 to 1,200 people.

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Burlington

This hotel has 3 event rooms totalling 1800 sq. ft.  Immediately adjacent to the Burlington Convention Centre, this location provides the perfect partnership opportunity for larger events.

DeGroote School of Business—Ron Joyce Centre
Home to the McMaster University MBA Executive program, this LEED Gold-certified building contains numerous versatile meeting rooms suitable for all types of events and group sizes, offering sophisticated comfort, technology and professionalism all under one roof.

LaSalle Banquet Centre
A replicated 1917 Pavilion overlooks LaSalle Marina and Burlington Bay. Offering two meeting rooms bathed in natural light, a large covered veranda and acres of parkland ideal for corporate BBQs and delegate activities.

Hilton Garden Inn- Burlington
This hotel and conference centre features an executive board room and a main banquet hall that splits into three meeting spaces. In-house food and beverage services are available.

Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre
Burlington’s largest full-service conference centre under one roof, featuring 22 pillar free function rooms, many with natural lighting, and a main banquet hall with drive-in capabilities that divides into four separate rooms. Full banquet services on site.

Homewood Suites by Hilton
This extended-stay hotel offers a well-appointed, pillar-free, natural-lit meeting space, ideal for board meetings, training sessions or social events with in-house catering.

NUVO Network

This newly renovated co-working space offers meeting rooms, event spaces and content creation studios.

The Pearle Hotel & Spa

Located on the waterfront this beautiful new hotel features 151 guest rooms and is part of the exclusive Autograph by Marriott Collection. With two restaurants on-site and meeting space for groups of all sizes, it is the perfect location for your next meeting or event.

A unique, innovative, unexpected and unconventional spot nestled in the escarpment in north Burlington. The perfect place for intimate, creative, collaborative meetings and alternative delegate activities.

Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
Situated in the downtown core overlooking Lake Ontario, this sought-after meeting facility features a main banquet hall with a walkout and five well-appointed board rooms.

Unique Locations

Art Gallery of Burlington
Situated across from Lake Ontario, the Art Gallery of Burlington is home to Canada’s largest collection of contemporary ceramics and features an interior courtyard, a beautiful greenhouse, and a choice of three art-inspired rooms to suit your diverse meeting needs.  Each room can be equipped with a projector screen, podium, and an amplified sound system, plus wireless internet.  A Polycom phone system and a digital projector are available.

Burlington Performing Arts Centre
Located in the downtown core just steps from Lake Ontario, this beautiful Centre is ideal for a wide range of functions including weddings, corporate and community events, conferences, and galas.  It features a 718-seat main theatre and three additional flexible spaces.

David Springer Estate
This 19th-century home at the foot of the Niagara Escarpment is a magical setting for intimate gatherings and weddings surrounded by immaculately manicured gardens.

bistros and round tables in Shoreline and Rotary

Ireland House Museum

Planning a family and friends’ get-together?  This private park-like setting, with ample space, makes the grounds at Ireland House Museum the perfect location. Tents are permitted but are the responsibility of the client.

Joseph Brant Museum

Joseph Brant Museum is located across from Spencer Smith Park in downtown Burlington. With free Wi-Fi and easy access from major highways, this location is perfect for groups, both small and large. Add on a Museum visit to enhance your meeting or event.

Observatory at Discovery Landing – Spencer’s at the Waterfront
The Observatory at Discovery Landing is an all-glass, uniquely designed venue overlooking Lake Ontario.  Serviced by Spencer’s at the Waterfront, this space is perfect for mid-size corporate dinners, receptions, product displays, etc.

Paletta Mansion
Paletta Lakefront Park and Mansion is a one-of-a-kind site located on 14 acres of waterfront parkland. This beautifully restored heritage mansion offers intimate space in a productive and relaxing lakefront setting ideal for corporate meetings, seminars, workshops, receptions, or social events.

Royal Botanical Gardens

The Royal Botanical Gardens, set on 2700 acres of natural elegance, offers outdoor and indoor settings in one of the most spectacular meeting venues in Canada.  The Rock Centre has a seasonal restaurant and gorgeous banquet facility overlooking an expansive patio and rejuvenated rock garden.  The main RBG Centre has numerous spaces to meet a variety of needs.

St. Luke’s Parish Hall
Located in the downtown core next to the city’s oldest church, this bright modern facility is fully accessible offering a variety of meeting spaces including board rooms, committee rooms, and large auditoriums with full kitchens.

Paletta Mansion entrance in summer


Burlington is the wedding destination that has it all. From florists and fashion to photography and captivating photo settings, everything you need to plan a perfect wedding is here.

The city boasts a variety of spectacular wedding facilities — the 1930’s historic Paletta Mansion, a glassed-in waterfront observatory in Spencer Smith Park, enchanting gardens, a full-service 1,800-seat event facility, “under-one-roof” hotels, and everything in between.

Photo location options are just endless. Capture your wedding day amidst the glorious blooms at the Royal Botanical Gardens, the quaint cobblestone of Village Square, the historic elegance of Paletta Lakefront Park, or the spectacular backdrop of Spencer Smith Park and the Burlington waterfront.

Permits are required for all outdoor locations – refer to the City website for details on their facilities. Marriage licenses are issued by the City of Burlington Clerk’s Department.  Check the website for all the details and hours of operation.

Pearle Hospitality wedding at Spencers bride and groom along lake


Sport Organizers, make Burlington your destination for your next sports event or tournament.

Burlington is ideally positioned to support sports events and tournaments at all levels of play. And we’re easily accessible from all modes of transportation — planes, trains and automobiles. Located in the centre of the “Golden Horseshoe,” Burlington is within 75 km (46 miles) of 4 international airports (Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo and Buffalo). The city has direct access to VIA Rail and southern Ontario’s interurban GO Train service and is minutes to major highways.

The Haber Recreation Centre is built specifically to support sports tourism and features 8 single gymnasiums under one roof and numerous amenities to support the hosting of events. Burlington’s City View Park has 3 artificial turf soccer fields and was a training centre for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.

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