Victoria Park Pavilion is a historic event venue in downtown Kitchener. Located in Victoria Park, this space is perfect for your wedding, meeting or other event.

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. About Victoria Park Pavilion
  3. Photo gallery
  4. Wedding package
  5. Reserve the pavilion

COVID-19 updates

Select City of Kitchener facilities are available for limited rental uses

  • Indoor and outdoor ceremonies: Rentals for wedding ceremonies, funerals and ceremonies are available at Victoria Park Pavilion and Williamsburg Cemetery with capacity limits in place to allow for physical distancing. 
  • Indoor and outdoor receptions: Rentals for receptions are available with capacity limits in place to allow for physical distancing. 

Proof of vaccination

Individuals entering a City of Kitchener recreation facility or community centre must show proof of vaccination via a paper or electronic copy of their vaccine record as well as identification. Some exceptions apply. Learn more.

You can print or download their vaccination receipt from the provincial booking portal.

Questions?

If you have a question about a specific event or rental, see our rental spaces page to contact a city staff member.


About Victoria Park Pavilion

Nestled among natural gardens, this 1920s pavilion overlooks Victoria Park in downtown Kitchener.

The large, well-lit room features a stage, large windows and capacity for 250 people. It is an ideal location for banquets, business events and live performances. Victoria Park Pavilion is a popular wedding reception venue.

Interested in renting the pavilion for your event? This venue books up quickly, so inquire well in advance for the best availability. Send us an email to get started.


Photo gallery

Photo Gallery: Victoria Park Pavilion will appear here on the public site.

Wedding package

If you’re planning your wedding, consider the Victoria Park Pavilion as your downtown reception venue. Send us an email to get started.

Cost

  • 2021: $3,500 plus HST and insurance
  • 2022: $4,500 plus HST and insurance (pending council approval)
  • 2023: $5,000 plus HST and insurance (pending council approval)

Insurance

Insurance is an extra cost and depends on the number of guests:

  • up to 100 people: $135
  • 101 to 250 people: $243

Insurance rates are subject to change.

Facilities

From 10 a.m. on the day of your event to 3 a.m. the next morning, you have access to:

  • a stage
  • main hall
  • basic sound system
  • kitchen
  • bar area
  • lobby
  • coat room

If you plan on using our tables and chairs, let us know four weeks in advance to make sure they are available. If they are available, we can have them setup before you arrive.

Rentals and vendors

With our venue, you have the freedom to work with any vendor that meets your needs. At the end of your event, you must remove any rental items you bring in, such as dishware, chairs or linens.

Alcohol

If you are serving alcohol at your wedding, you must hire a Smart Serve Certified bartender for every 125 guests. You will also need to apply for and obtain a Special Occasions Permit from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.


Reserve the pavilion

When you’re ready to book, we need the following information to put together your contract:

  1. event name
  2. description of event
  3. preferred date
  4. name
  5. mailing address
  6. phone number
  7. email address
  8. number of guests expected

Send us an email with this information to get started.

To confirm your reservation, return a signed contract and a $200 deposit.