The St. Joseph’s Parish Banquet Hall is one of the largest rental spaces in downtown Ottawa. Located just below our church, the hall is ideal for fundraising events, community gatherings, and corporate galas, and . Please note that St. Joseph’s does not host wedding receptions. Details below:

  • 200 guest maximum seating capacity
  • Has a 9′ x 18′ stage area
  • Has a large bamboo dance floor
  • Has a warming kitchen for catering preparation and storage (no cooking permitted) 

What we DO provide:

  • Use of space, which includes the entire hall, a warming kitchen (no cooking permitted), cloak room, stage area, and multiple bathrooms on both levels.
  • Prior to the event, we work with your floor plan to arrange the space according to your specifications. ***Floor Plan Options

What we DO NOT provide:

  • Catering, dishware, and servers
  • Linens and tablecloths
  • Audio/Visual equipment
  • Security
  • Parking (The parking lot is managed by a third party company, guests must pay at the parking meter)
  • An Ontario Liquor License

Rental Fees:
(Cash, Cheque, Credit only)

Damage Deposit – $500.00
This non-refundable amount is due at contract-signing in order to book your preferred date. The amount will be returned to you after the event, pending a positive inspection.

(Private) Rental Fee – $1,000.00
This Rental Fee is due at least two weeks before your event. This rate applies to events such as family functions or private concerts.

(Community) Rental Fee – $700.00
This Rental Fee is due at least two weeks before your event. This rate applies events such as fundraisers or community-based events.

***A Registered Charity Number may be necessary to qualify for this discounted rate.

How to start the rental process:

  1. Read and complete the highlighted portion of the Rental Agreement
  2. Contact Brandon (info below) to schedule an initial meeting
  3. Bring the completed Rental Agreement, along with a Damage Deposit ($500 in cash, cheque, or credit) to the meeting in order to secure your rental date


For more information or to schedule a tour of the Hall, please contact Office Manager, Brandon Rushton:
Telephone: 613-233-4095, Ext. 251




NOTE: Please be sure to include the address below on your invitations or directions as it is different from our office address

St. Joseph’s Parish Hall
174 Wilbrod Street
Ottawa, ON   K1N 6N5