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Book Devonian Gardens

Devonian Gardens provides a unique setting for your corporate function, wedding, social event or photography session. Below are the current rates for booking Devonian Gardens – all prices include GST and are subject to change.

If you’re interested in hosting a special event at Devonian Gardens, call us at 311 (403-268-2489 outside city limits) or submit your request online.

Please take a look at the map of rental spaces and the Devonian Gardens Conditions of Use for helpful information.

Registered not-for-profit groups receive a 25% discount on all prices.

Weddings

​All wedding ceremonies occur in the Terrace. You have the option to pay hourly (2 hours minimum) or purchase a wedding ceremony package. This package costs $2,300 and hosts up to 150 people.

The wedding ceremony package includes:

  • A one-hour consultation with Parks staff.
  • A one-hour rehearsal.
  • A four-hour booking to allow for set-up of ceremony, take-down, and photographs (includes photo permit).
  • Use of 150 wedding chairs and pipe & drape for privacy.
  • A four-hour booking in the Event Room to use as a bridal party space.

Receptions can also be held at Devonian Gardens. They are booked by the hour (photos are permitted for no extra fee in the areas booked). Photography session fees and additional fees may apply. See catering info.

* Minimum two-hour booking.

Location Capacity & room size Weekday rate* Evening (after 4 p.m.) & weekend rate*

Garden Terrace

​200 people 
6,910 sq. ft. 

​$225/hour

​$275/hour

Terrace

250 people 
5,683 sq. ft.

​$225/hour

​$275/hour

Whole Terrace (including Event Room)

​​350 people 
12,593.5 sq. ft.

​$400/hour

​$475/hour

Social Events

​Social events can be booked in the Terrace, Event Room, or Gallery spaces (see map).

*Minimum two-hour booking.

The Terrace or Garden Terrace can be booked separately for $225/hour on weekdays or $275/hour on evenings/weekends.

Additional fees may apply. See catering info.

Location Capacity & room size Weekday rate* Evening (after 4 p.m.) & weekend rate*

Gallery

​220 people 

​$125/hour

​$150/hour

Event Room

80 people 
1,135.5 sq. ft.

​$125/hour

​$150/hour

Whole Terrace (including Event Room)

​​350 people 
12,593.5 sq. ft.

​$400/hour

​$475/hour

Gatherings

​You can host a social or business gathering at Devonian Gardens with reserved seating (bookable during regular operational hours only)

*Minimum two-hour booking

Additional fees may apply. See catering info.

Location Capacity & room size Weekday, Evening & weekend rate* Seating arrangement

Garden Seating

​20 people 

​$50/hour

A variety of seating arrangements available.

Circle Garden

40 people 
947 sq. ft.

​$75/hour

No tables or chairs available for this space.

Meetings

​Corporate or special group meetings occur in the Boardroom or Event Room.

*Minimum two-hour booking.

Additional fees may apply. See catering info.

Location Capacity & room size Weekday rate* Evening (after 4 p.m.) & weekend rate*

Boardroom

16 people 

371 sq. ft.

​$125/hour

​$150/hour

Event Room

80 people 
1,135.5 sq. ft.

​$125/hour

​$150/hour

Photography

​Devonian Gardens is a beautiful indoor spot for photographs of family portraits, social events, wedding parties, and other non-commercial photography. A permit for a commercial photo session is required (see Parks and Pathways Bylaw), with the exception of wedding ceremony packages.

  • Photo sessions are $150/hour and must be prepaid and are non-refundable.
  • Permits for photo sessions are issued for a one-hour period offering unrestricted use of all garden areas while remaining open to the public.
  • Only one permit is granted per time slot.
  • Photo sessions can only be held during park hours.
  • You may book the circle garden for a private photography session.
  • Photo permits are only bookable 8 weeks prior to their requested date.
  • Cancellation Policy
    If a photography booking is cancelled with more than 5 business days’ notice, a refund in the same form of payment, minus a $50.00 cancellation fee, will be provided. If the booking is cancelled with less than 5 business days’ notice, the amount of the booking will be kept in full. Cancellation of events must be done in writing to be considered valid.

For more information or for a photography session permit, call 311 (403-268-2489 outside city limits) or request your photography session permit online.

Catering

​All food/beverage must be provided by Devonian Gardens’ exclusive caterers:

Additional Fees

​All rates are subject to change. Your rate will be confirmed upon booking.

Item Cost

​Photo permit

​$150/hour

​Beverage service

​$2/beverage (coffe, tea, pop and juice)

​Security

​$20/hour (mandatory for bookings with liquor service)

​Staff fee

​$50/hour (mandatory for bookings with groups over 80 people after hours)

​White folder tables (up to 10 chairs)

​$10 each

White folder chairs (up to 150 chairs, includes set up and take down)

​$157.50 flat rate

Cleaning fee (if applicable)

$525

Overnight storage (pre-approval required)

​$52.50

​Lighting charge (for events that require lights to be dimmed or turned off)

Price varies

Park permit (Risk Management Fee)

$4.75

Deposit fee

​All weddings and social bookings have an additional non-refundable deposit of $150 included in the fee.

Cancellation fee

​If a booking is cancelled with more than five (5) business days' notice, a refund in the same form of payment, minus a $50 cancellation fee, will be provided. If the booking is cancelled with less than five (5) business days' notice, the amount of the booking will be kept in full. Cancellation of events must be done in writing to be considered valid.

Statutory holidays

​25% surcharge for events happening on statutory holidays.