Facility Rentals

Host your next birthday party, conference, or retreat at The Garden. Our unique event spaces and inspiring setting provide the perfect environment for strategic planning, retirement parties, team-building, and anniversaries. We offer small and large indoor/outdoor venues to accommodate your needs.

DIwan Pavilion + Terrace

The elegant structure overlooks the magnificent Aga Khan Garden and is the newest indoor addition to a roster of exceptional rental facilities at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden.

Capacity - Diwan: up to 220 guests theatre style, Terrace: up to 60 guests


Lilac Tent

Nestled near the Garden’s collection of lilacs, close to the Alpine Garden, this 30' x 40' white garden tent is perfect for family gatherings, company picnics, birthday parties, wedding showers and group functions.

Capacity - up to 70 guests

Pine Pavilion

In a picturesque setting overlooking the Grebe Pond, the Pine Pavilion is an ideal location for large group functions. The Pine Pavilion is a 40’ x 60’ permanent pine structure that puts you right in the middle of the garden and protects you from the elements.

Capacity - up to 180 guests




Overlooking the beautiful Kurimoto Japanese Garden, the Ozawa Pavilion combines traditional Japanese design and materials with modern innovation and can be best described as a guesthouse with a tea room. A traditional Japanese-style table rises out of the tatami floor (woven grass) in the main meeting room, with full views of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden through sliding rice paper doors and windows (shoji).

Capacity - up to 20 guests seated, 40 standing

Ikoi no ba

Adjacent to the Ozawa Pavilion teahouse, the Ikoi no ba (meaning “cozy place to gather”), overlooks the beautiful Kurimoto Japanese Garden and features double glass doors leading to a large deck with bench seating. The Ikoi no ba is an ideal location for corporate meetings and retreats.

Capacity - up to 16 guests seated, 30 standing



A beautiful, secluded setting adjoining the Aga Khan Garden in a natural woodland bowl surrounded by forest, with built-in granite seating. Perfect for concerts, outdoor theatre and workshops.

Capacity - up to 250 guests




Sweeping vistas of the Aga Khan Garden and beyond form the view from the Talar, a stepped terrace with pools and waterfalls, majestic limestone pillars and a vibrant canopy cover.

Capacity - Up to 220 guests

Garden Rental

If you're looking for a unique and stunning venue for your next event, consider renting one or the entire Garden. Imagine having an entire botanical paradise for yourself and your guests, with lush greenery, fragrant flowers, and winding paths. Whether you're planning a wedding, a fundraiser or a massive event, renting a garden can provide a breathtaking backdrop for your special occasion.

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