Want to get out of the hotel? Thunder Bay has many banquet halls and large meeting spaces in unique places. Give your guests the opportunity to experience our city's cultural heritage and natural beauty. These locations offer the chance to conduct a productive meeting in an inspiring space while also playing golf, seeing amazing artwork, delving into Canadian history, and going for canoe rides.

Canadian Lakehead Exhibition

The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition (CLE) complex is centrally located in the city's intercity area. The CLE complex is able to accomodate meetings as small as a half-dozen people up to a full-scale events such as conventions, weddings, fundraisers or more. Contact them today to learn more about their facilities.

Chippewa Park

The original 1925 dance hall/pavilion at Chippewa Park is perfect for special gatherings such as weddings and reunions and the park has amusement rides, walking trails, a campground and picnic, playground and swimming areas with beaches on beautiful Lake Superior.

DaVinci Centre

The DaVinci Centre specializes in weddings, but with professional staff and an award-winning chef, they also offer conference room sessions and business events with a catering menu.  Contact them today to learn more about their facilities. 

Fort William Historical Park

Hosting events for over 400 years, Fort William Historical Park offers a picturesque natural setting within city limits. Equipped with first class meeting and banquet facilities the Fort can also custom design tours and adult learning programs.

There's an endless array of hands-on group activities including aboriginal culture sessions in the Learning Wigwam, canoeing on the Kam River, GPS Treasure Hunting and other team-building experiences.

Situated on the beautiful Kaministiquia River, the Fort has it all - the perfect pristine setting, serene atmosphere and quality catering. In addition to the four, distinctive air-conditioned and fully-licensed banquet rooms, there is a multitude of heritage buildings and limitless outdoor locations.

The picturesque McGillivray's Landing conference room has large windows, open pine beams, break-out rooms, state-of-the-art audio and visual systems, and a deck and patio overlooking the Kaministiquia River and a maximum capacity of 460 people.

Italian Cultural Centre

The Italian Cultural Centre hosts numerous Thunder Bay events throughout the year, from weddings and corporate meetings to festivals and Italian suppers. Contact them today to see how they can accomodate your specific event needs.

Lakehead University

Lakehead University is Thunder Bay's hometown university. This large campus offers many options for hosting a wide range of meetings, events and activities. Contact them today to learn more about their facilities. 

 MapleTops Activity Centre

Located in Thunder Bay's emerging Entertainment District, MapleRow Entertainment located inside the MapleTops Activity Centre is an ideal venue for theatre, comedy, movies, music, business meetings and other events. The Green Room at MapleTops is a dynamic, rentable space that is ideal for your next event. The space provides seating and standing room as well as easy access to food from the MapleGrove Natural Café (catering options are also available).

Mariner's Hall - Currently Closed to events

Located adjacent to Bight Restaurant in the Water Garden Pavilion on Thunder Bay's scenic waterfront, Mariner's Hall is a semi-private multi-purpose event space perfect for receptions, meetings, showers, dinners and cocktail parties. The facility can accommodate sit-down lunch or dinner functions for up to 45 people and cocktail-style events for up to 125. Bookings for large parties and private events can be made by contacting Bight Restaurant.

Mink Mountain Resort

Carved out of the Canadian Shield between the Nor'Wester Mountains and Lake Superior, lies a scenic pastoral landscape unlike any other. It is here you'll find Mink Mountain Resort, a resort development with Cottage and Lodge Unit rentals, hiking trails and easy water access nestled in the wilderness of Northwest Ontario.

The Eagle's Nest Bar & Grill Meeting Room has a seating capacity for 60 people and can be reserved for any special occasion - weddings, anniversaries, retirement & birthday parties.

Sleeping Giant Brewing Company

The Sleeping Giant Brewing Company Taproom is a unique venue to host events for 10 to 300 people. The taproom has a full bar serving not only delicious SGBC craft beers but also a selection of wines, ciders and hard liquor. Invite your guests to the Brewer's Lounge, the main-level space where the event space seamlessly blends in with the production floor. The SGBC Taproom doesn't have a kitchen but happily works with all local caterers so you can have the perfect menu for your event.

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is home to premium facilities in a wilderness setting. The conference centre, uniquely designed Visitor Centre, and family cabins can accommodate a diverse range of needs. The facilities are barrier free and are available for rental from September until June. Whether you enjoy an evening by the fireplace with your family in a cabin or host an event in the conference centre that sleeps 31 people, you will find your stay unique and memorable. The park provides a variety of year-round recreational opportunities such as hiking and cross-country ski trails, swimming, canoeing, a baseball field, basketball court and wildlife viewing opportunities.

The Chanterelle

The Chantrelle is an elegant mixed-use event venue with more than 5,000+ square feet of combined indoor space. Recent renovations highlight the building's industrial past with exposed brick walls which is combined with an elegant touch of crystal chandeliers. From weddings and private events to corporate events and more, this modern event space can flexibly accomodate your event needs.

The Cooperative Boardroom

The Cooperative Boardroom is a space that offers a unique and trendy option for any type of meeting or small gathering. The cooperative boardroom is a community driven shared space that supports the bringing together of our community. It is located in the heart of the Bay & Algoma neighbourhood, steps from shopping, local eateries and the historic Hoito restaurant.

Thunder Bay Art Gallery 

As the largest public gallery in Northwest Ontario, the Thunder Bay Art Gallery is a world-class gallery, providing a multitude of services and opportunities.

For your next annual meeting, volunteer appreciation or client reception, why not Enhance Your Vision with a rental of the facilities at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. For an intimate cocktail reception in our meeting room or lobby, to a gala evening of fine art and fine dining in any of our three gallery spaces, the Gallery experience will make your next event unique and exciting as well as entertaining.

Whitewater Golf Club

Nestled between the soothing Kaministiqua River and the tranquil Rosslyn Oxbow Wetland, lies a magical place where eagles soar silently in the clear skies and wildlife from moose and deer, to bear and lynx, roam free and unharmed. Here the game of golf becomes a tonic to the body and the soul. Come visit Whitewater Golf Club.

Whitewater Golf Club has facilities to handle all of your needs. From small meeting rooms to large conventions and banquets. They can also assist with any special occasion - weddings, anniversaries, retirement and birthday parties.

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