One of the many beautiful things about Canada is our diverse seasons. This winter, take advantage of the landscapes and fresh season with one of these four venue centres that will make your gala sparkle like the snow!

Aquatopia Winter Garden Conservatory

Situated on 24 wooded acres in Ottawa with falls and streams, this glass-enclosed conservatory can accommodate up to 150 guests for a sit-down dinner. The venue has award-winning water gardens, tropical plants, and floral displays.

Aquatopia has state-of-the-art AV and fiber-optic Wi-Fi access for galas, weddings, and special events, making it a go-to for event planners.

Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery 

Operating out of two locations in Barrie, Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery has 87,000 sq. ft. of climate controlled nurseries. In 2010, the owners launched GreenHAUS Productions. During the winter off-season, the venue is available for galas, corporate events, and trade shows.

Free workshops including topics such as: tablescapes, holiday decorating, and Make ‘n Take Wreath Decorating, are held frequently at the venue.

The Miller Lash House

Built in a picturesque valley in 1913, The Miller Lash House in Toronto has beamed cathedral ceilings, fireplaces, and antique furniture. For galas and special events, The Great Room can accommodate 50 for dining and 75 for cocktail receptions. The dining room with a capacity of 30 is perfect for small intimate gatherings and outside caterers are permitted.

Paletta Mansion 

Located on a 14-acre lakefront property in Burlington, Paletta Mansion is a three-story historical building that dates back to 1929. The 11,000 sq. ft. venue has seven working fireplaces, a library and extensive parkland and gardens. The capacity for dining is 130 guests.

Where will you be hosting your next winter gala? Let us know with a comment below!

Happy planning!