Congratulations, you're getting married! Consider one of our venues, including the Victoria Park Pavilion, as your wedding location.

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. Find a wedding venue
  3. Let us suggest a venue
  4. Wedding photo locations
  5. Get a marriage licence
  6. Civil ceremonies
  7. Book your wedding

COVID-19 updates

Most City of Kitchener facilities and all libraries are closed for public use

Ontario is in a state of emergency and under a stay-at-home order. This is in addition to the current provincewide shutdown.

Residents are encouraged to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.

Visit our COVID-19 updates page to learn what's open and closed as well as how city services are affected.

Find a wedding venue

We have 17 locations where you can hold your wedding or host your reception. Our venues include golf courses, historic buildings, community centres and more. You’re sure to find a beautiful space that fits your taste and budget!

City Hall

Historic buildings

Golf courses

  • Doon Valley
  • Rockway

Community centres

Visit our rental spaces page to find more information about these spaces.

Wedding photo locations

City Hall Rotunda

Address: 200 King Street West

This space is free to use, and you do not need to make a reservation. We recommend that you check with our staff in case there is an event scheduled.

Victoria Park

Address: intersection of Gaukel Street and Joseph Street

A short walk from City Hall, you’ll find the entrance to Victoria Park. Take your photos in the park, gazebo or by the historic clock tower.

This space is free to use, and you do not need to make a reservation. We recommend that you check with our staff in case there is an event scheduled.

Rockway Gardens

Address: 7 Floral Crescent

The Kitchener Horticultural Society tends to Rockway Gardens, a lush space for your wedding or event photos.

You do not need to pay a fee or apply for a permit to take photos here, but donations to the Society are appreciated. Call 519-745-4669 for more information.

Williamsburg Cemetery

Address: 1541 Fischer Hallman Road

For a countryside setting, consider the grounds of Williamsburg Cemetery. This space is full of ponds, wildlife and greenery. There is also a 19th century chapel where you can host your ceremony or reception.

Get a marriage licence

Before getting married in Kitchener, you will need to apply for a marriage licence at City Hall. Visit our marriage and divorce page to get started.

Civil ceremonies

If you have a valid marriage licence and officiant, you can get married anywhere in Ontario with the permission of the property owner.

You can check online that your officiant can marry you in Ontario.

Book your wedding

Once you choose your venue and have a date in mind, it’s time to book your wedding.

Send us an email to start the booking process. You can also call a venue using their phone number listed on our rental spaces page.