8 Ottawa Venues for Your Office Holiday Party
It’s office holiday party time! Do you know where you’re going to host your event this year? Check out these Ottawa venues that are perfect for your office holiday party, no matter the size.
1. St. Elias Centre
Located right across from the stunning Mooney’s Bay, the St. Elias Centre is an 11,500-square-foot multi-use venue that can easily accommodate your office holiday party—whether you have 50 or 1,000 guests. You’ll find modern décor, in-house catering, professional service, 400 onsite parking spots, high-speed internet, and flexible room options that can be partitioned to suit any sized gathering. They also have a full-sized theatre stage perfect for a presentation or DJ.
The in-house chef specializes in Canadian and Lebanese cuisine, but you can also utilize external catering services if you prefer. St. Elias has a reputation for excellence and is dedicated to working with its clients to make their events a success.
The award-winning Centurion Conference & Event Centre is a multi-functional space that is perfect for all types of corporate events—big or small. Fully staffed and catered, they also have onsite AV equipment, free parking, free Wi-Fi, and event coordinators to help make your party a memorable one. This massive 14,000-square-foot facility can accommodate groups from 8 to 800 in a range of styles. Whether you want a simple party for 20 or an elegant ballroom for 500, Centurion is a great choice.
3. Rideau Sports Centre
Located right in the heart of Ottawa, this establishment features dazzling views of the Rideau River to wow your guests upon arrival. It also has two rooms for you to choose from. The first is the Bridge Public House restaurant, which offers an intimate inside setting or a covered upper deck and wrap-around patios. The other option is the Rideau Room, which has a max capacity of 55. Need food? The head chef can create a tailored menu just for your group.
4. Canadian War Museum
Are you looking for a venue that can suit a large holiday event? The Canadian War Museum has a capacity of up to 2,180 people—enough space for a big corporate company. This architectural gem in the city has a unique and stunning design, outstanding collections, and excellent views of the Ottawa River. The sizable LeBreton Gallery allows your guests to mingle while surrounded by an extensive collection of military relics. You can also rent out other spaces individually. The Barney Danson Theatre fits 250, the lobby fits up to 800, and the café can host 150.
5. Lowertown Brewery
If you’re looking for something unique and casual, what about a craft brewery? The Lowertown Brewery offers a warm atmosphere with comfort food right inside their craft microbrewery space. It also has a large patio and private rooms with a max capacity inside of 255 and patio space for 120. Best of all, it’s located right in the ByWard Market, so it’s easy to get to, and it allows your out-of-town attendees to visit the most popular area of the city at the same time.
6. Fairmont Château Laurier
This iconic hotel offers exquisite event spaces that combine timeless charm with modern luxury. With historic architecture, the Fairmont Château Laurier creates a sophisticated ambiance for your office holiday party. It offers 16 rooms of various sizes, with a capacity ranging from 40 to 500 people. Fairmont Château Laurier offers impeccable service, gourmet catering, and a central location overlooking the Parliament buildings.
7. National Arts Centre (NAC)
To elevate your holiday party, the National Arts Centre is a cultural gem. With its modern architecture and versatile event spaces, the NAC provides a unique backdrop for your festive occasion. The venue’s expert event staff can tailor packages to suit your needs, ensuring a seamless and memorable celebration. Whether you’re going for a cocktail reception or a formal dinner, the NAC offers five different rooms to accommodate a wide number of guests, from 36 to 1,500.
8. Orange Art Gallery
Located in the 120-year-old historic CN Railroad Bank building, the Orange Art Gallery showcases local and international contemporary art—and it’s the perfect place to host your office holiday party. With 2,500 square feet of space, it can accommodate around 140 people. The open concept allows for different event setups, and the industrial aesthetic adds a unique touch. The gallery also has surround sound speakers, so you can play your holiday playlist or bring in live bands and DJs.
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