Banquets and large events

We have banquet facilities to host weddings and other large events. Review your options below then request a booking using our online form. You can also call 519-886-1177 or 519-884-5363 during business hours, or email fab@waterloo.ca.

The city has two large banquet halls available for rent. Our food service staff will work with you to plan unique catering services. Each facility has natural surroundings that can serve as a backdrop for photos, and are available for booking based on availability. 

Forbes Family Hall

Located at RIM Park Manulife Sportsplex, this 10,000 square foot space has capacity for 500 people (seated, including a head table and dance floor).

Take a virtual tour to get an idea of what the space looks like.

The room can be divided in many configurations to fit your party size and needs. We can accommodate up to 650 guests seated theatre style.

The facility includes a serving kitchen, walk-in refrigeration, bar services, two elevators and 14-foot ceiling. An upper balcony entrance is available for a receiving line as guests arrive.

Insurance is required for facility use and SOCAN and ReSound fees apply if licensed music will be played. Rental fees are non-refundable, and other city policies may be applicable. Audio/visual equipment, tables for DJ and additional items are available for rent.

Hauser Haus

Located at Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, this is a 7,200 square foot banquet hall with capacity for 200 people (seated, including a head table and dance floor).

Take a virtual tour to get an idea of what the space looks like.

We can also accommodate 400 guests seated theatre style. The facility includes a serving kitchen, walk-in refrigeration, bar services, two elevators, 10-foot ceiling and the rotunda and upper gallery entrance is available for a receiving line.

Insurance is required for facility use and SOCAN and ReSound fees apply if licensed music will be played. Rental fees are non-refundable, and other city policies may be applicable. Audio/visual equipment, tables for DJ and additional items are available for rent.