Sudbury brides and grooms are getting married in movie theatres, bowling alleys, on the beach, and even on the 18th hole. Wedding officiants and some church ministers are very accommodating.
A favourite location for Sudbury ceremonies is Bell Park. The Grace Hartman Amphitheatre features fixed seating for 561 people and grass seating for an additional 1,400. There is a sound and lighting system and a covered stage. For booking inquiries or additional information, visit greatersudbury.ca or telephone Jeff Pafford, city recreation co-ordinator, at 705.674.4455, ext. 2456.
The Katherine Bell Gazebo, which has a large decked area and a grand view of Lake Ramsey, is a very popular venue. The gazebo can accommodate 200 guests on the deck.
Weddings can also be arranged with the city to be held at the William Bell Gazebo near the main beach at Bell Park. It has seating for 100 inside and an additional 300 on the grounds.
The Copper Cliff Gazebo, which is across from Bryston’s, and the Coniston Gazebo are other favourite locations for outdoor ceremonies. Nuptuals can be also be arranged at Memorial Park or Moonlight Beach.
Couples should book their dates well in advance and they need to confirm the booking by signing a facility agreement and schedule that sets out terms of usage. A food service permit from the Sudbury & District Health Unit is required.
The city also owns numerous public facilities where wedding ceremonies and receptions can be held: Ben W. Moxam Community Centre, Lively; Capreol Community Centre; Centennial Community Centre, Hanmer; Chelmsford Community Centre, Chelmsford; Dowling Leisure Centre, Dowling; Dr. Edgar Leclair Community Centre, Azilda; Falconbridge Recreation Centre; Fielding Memorial Park, Lively;Garson Community Centre; Howard Armstrong Recreation, Hanmer; Kinsmen Hall, Lively; McClelland Community Centre, Copper Cliff; Naughton Community Centre; Onaping Community Centre; T.M. Davies Community Centre, Lively; and Whitewater Lake Park, Azilda. For more information, phone 705. 674.4455, ext. 2446.
Greater Sudbury Event Venue Listing
(*Off-site catering available) Art Gallery of Sudbury
705.675.4871, ext. 221
Ambassador Hotel 225 Falconbridge Hwy. 705.566.3601 (max. capacity in Empress Room 150-180) Bryston's-On-the-Park* 5 Creighton Rd., Copper Cliff 705.682.0159 (Grande Hall, 180; Garden Terrace, 84; Guild Hall, 158; Library, 56) Best Western Downtown 151 Larch St. 705.673.7801 (max. capacity 125) Cambrian College Student Centre 1400 Barry Downe Rd. 705.524.7390 (max. capacity 300-350) Caruso Club* 385 Haig St. 705.675-1357 (Main Banquet Room, 500-600; Heritage Hall, 200) Cooperative Boreal Ltd. 21 Lasalle Blvd. 705.560.6673, ext. 2321 Croatian Centre 571 Kathleen St. 705.674.7233 Days Inn 117 Elm St. 705.674.7517 (max. capacity 250) Hellenic Centre Nikos Catering* 486 Ester St. 705.662.6167 (max. capacity 200) Helvi's Catering (705) 692-9081 Home of Our Own Catering
705 525 4554
Idylwylde Golf & Country Club (members only) 400 Walford Rd. E. 705.522.8580 (max. capacity 180) Italian Club of Copper Cliff 7 Craig St. Copper Cliff 705.682.4513 Laurentian University Conference and Event Services Banquet facilities (500 capacity) Residence-style accommodation May to August, 1,000 capacity) 935 Ramsey Lake Rd. 705. 675-1151, ext. 3002 Royal Canadian Legion Lockerby Branch #564 2200 Long Lake Rd, Sudbury 705.522.6060 (max. capacity 150) Branch #76 1553 Weller Rd, Minnow Lake 705.566.4010 Holiday Inn Sudbury 1696 Regent St. 705.522.3000 (Georgian A, B, C 350; Georgian D, E 500; Solarium, 200) Howard Johnson Sudbury 50 Brady St. 705. 675.5602 (Salons A,B,C 250) ParkSide Centre 140 Durham St. 705.692.9081 Quality Inn 390 Elgin St. 705.675.1273 (Senate I, II, 200: Skylight, 80; Senator, 60) Radisson Hotel 85 Ste. Anne Rd. 705.675.1123 (max. capacity: Palladium North, Centre and South, 550; Notre Dame Room, 80; Grand Paris, 200) Ristorante Verdicchio & Enoteca 1351 Kelly Lake Rd. 705.523.2794 Travelodge Hotel 1401 Paris St. 705.522.1100 Science North 100 Ramsey Lake Rd. Cavern, atrium and restaurant available 705.522.3500 Sixth Avenue Golf and Country Club* 320 Sixth Ave., Lively 705.692.4203 United Steelworkers' Hall 66 Brady St. 705.675.3381 (max. capacity 350) Timberwolf Golf Club 1930 Maley Dr., Garson 705.690.4490 Caterers 38 Gourmet Catering Today 499 Buchanan St. Sudbury 705.626.3717 Email: [email protected] Classic Catering 705.670.9089 Email: [email protected] classic-catering-sudbury.com Diana's Catering 705.855.4030 Helvi's Catering 705.692.9081 Email: [email protected] helviscatering.ca La Cascade 705.692.5501 Email: [email protected] lacascade.ca Legacy Catering* Stephanie Piche 705.586.3386 Email: [email protected] legacyevents.ca Regency Bakery 1355 Regent St. S Sudbury 705.522.8861 Email: [email protected] regencybakery.com