Hosting Events

Indoor Wedding Venues

Ancaster Old Town Hall

The Ancaster Old Township Hall was built in 1870 and is one of the finest pieces of stone architecture in Ancaster. It is complete with stage, hardwood floor and arched windows with a high ceiling.

  • 1870's town hall
  • 90 seated guests banquet style or 120 guests seated theatre style
  • Full kitchen
  • Free parking
  • Two minutes from Highway 403
  • Fully accessible

For bookings and information contact:
Ancaster Old Town Hall
310 Wilson Street East
Ancaster, Ontario L9G 1L8
Phone: 905-648-8144
[email protected] 


The Coach House at Dundurn

Located on the picturesque landscape of Dundurn Park, this Victorian venue features peaked wood beams and original stonewalls providing an elegant, intimate setting sure to impress your guests.

  • Unique 1870's coach house
  • 120 guests seated theatre style
  • Free parking
  • Fully accessible
  • Two minutes from Highway 403

For bookings and information contact:
Dundurn National Historic Site
610 York Boulevard
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3E7
Phone: 905-546-2872
[email protected]


The Cockpit at Dundurn

Framed by the beauty of Hamilton’s waterfront, Dundurn's classical cockpit, crowned by a cupola, could become your chapel for the day.

  • Originally built by Sir Allan MacNab as a cock-fighting pit
  • Exterior location also available for ceremony
  • Space for up to 70 guests seated theatre style
  • Free parking
  • Two minutes from Highway 403

For bookings and information contact:
Dundurn National Historic Site
610 York Boulevard
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3E7
Phone: 905-546-2872
[email protected]


The Cellar at Grandview

The Cellar is set among an expansive rural landscape in Battlefield Park. It has beautiful early 19th-century décor, beamed ceiling and natural light. This little piece of the country at the gateway to Stoney Creek provides an exceptional setting for your wedding reception.

  • Exquisite 1830's decor
  • 100 guests seated theatre style or 70 guests seated banquet style
  • Kitchen
  • Fully accessible
  • Free parking
  • Just minutes from the QEW

For bookings and information contact:
Battlefield House Museum & Park
77 King Street West
Stoney Creek, Ontario L8G 1H9
Phone: 905-662-8458
[email protected]


The Stable at Whitehern

A cottage-style retreat in the very heart of the city, The Stable exudes the tranquil charm of a quaint country cottage complete with dark-stained wood and original limestone walls.

  • 1850's cottage-style retreat
  • 40 seated guests theatre style
  • Downtown location behind City Hall
  • Overlooking beautiful historic gardens

For bookings and information contact:
Whitehern Historic House & Garden
41 Jackson Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1L3
Phone: 905-546-2018
[email protected]


The Woodshed at the Steam Museum

Part of Hamilton’s first Waterworks, this historic building features elegant and soaring post and beam architecture from 1857.

  • 1857 Woodshed
  • 90 seated guests banquet style or 100 guests seated theatre style
  • Free parking
  • Fully accessible
  • Two minutes from QEW

For bookings and information contact:
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
900 Woodward Avenue (at the QEW),
Hamilton Ontario L8H 7N2
Phone: 905-546-4797
[email protected]

Venue Historic Site Ceremony - Theatre style with middle aisle Reception - Banquet style with head table
The Coach House  Dundurn National Historic Site 120 72
The Cock Pit  Dundurn National Historic Site 70 NA
The Stable  Whitehern Historic House & Garden 40 NA
The Cellar at Grandview Battlefield House Museum & Park 100 70
The Woodshed Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology 100 90
Ancaster Old Town Hall Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum 120 90
Venue Historic Site Half Day Full Day Evening
The Coach House  Dundurn National Historic Site $350 $450 $700
The Cock Pit  Dundurn National Historic Site   $595  
The Stable  Whitehern Historic House & Garden $200 $250 $300
The Cellar at Grandview Battlefield House Museum & Park $250 $350 $500
The Woodshed Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology $200 $300 $400
Ancaster Old Town Hall Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum $250 $350 $500
A $550 ($486.73 + HST)  premium fee (in addition to regular rental rate) applies to any rental serving alcohol.