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Weddings & Social Gatherings

You found the perfect partner… we have the perfect place!

The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is the Strait area’s premier wedding and special event venue. Let us take care of all the details and help make your special day stress-free.

  • The Bear Head Room is a gorgeous and accessible 5,000 square foot space with dance floor
  • The Concourse is conveniently located for cocktail hour or smaller receptions
  • State-of-the-art media capabilities
  • Complimentary wi-fi
  • Complimentary green room or bridal suite
  • Bar service
  • In-house audio-visual equipment and lighting
  • Choose from multiple caterers to find the perfect option
  • In-house event staff to assist with your needs
  • Beautiful surroundings for photographs

Frequently Asked Questions

Your rental of the Bear Head Conference Room includes tables (round or rectangular) table linens, security staff, 1 bartender, white or black skirting, podium and mic, setup, clean up and parking.

The Bear Head Conference Room can be divided with a movable wall into an area to hold your ceremony, and reception, or the full room can be used for your reception only. Please note there is an additional charge for room turnover if hosting both ceremony and reception.

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The Civic Centre has a listing of caterers in the area who have safe food handling certification. If there is another caterer that you wish to use, please discuss with staff, email [email protected].

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A complete bar service is available, and your individual requests can be reviewed upon booking. One bartender is included in rental, additional will be charged @$20/hr.  All liquor for events, must be coordinated by the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, including wine. A listing of product options is available for your selection.  An extension to the license may be requested if you wish to go later than 1:00 a.m.

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$600.00 + HST, for dinner and reception space, $750.00 + HST for ceremony, dinner, and reception.  This is for a full day rental, with last  call at 12:30 a.m.  Also, if there is not a booking in the room the day prior, we will make every effort to have the room ready so that you can start your decorating. If you wish to have the room reset for your ceremony, additional fees will apply.

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There is a charge of $2.00 per plate per person, which is charged to the caterer. This includes all linens, dishes, stemware,  cutlery and full access to the kitchen. When you are booking your caterer from our list, they are aware of this fee, and in most cases have added it to the price that they have quoted to you. You may, however,  wish to confirm this with the caterer during your discussions.

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We are pleased to provide you with contact options for decorators, photographers, cake providers, accommodations, and music that will help you plan your day.

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Staff at the Civic Centre are happy to help you with this, and may be reached at 902-625-2591, or by email at mfarrow@townofphca.

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Please Note: Your booking is not confirmed until you recieve confirmation from our team

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