Mary Winspear Centre Facilities

From comfortable boardrooms and meeting room space, to our large banquet hall and theatre, the 30,000 square foot, fully wheelchair accessible Mary Winspear Centre offers all the choice of modern, fully-appointed facilities you’ll need for a successful function.  See for yourself what our customers are saying.

Conferences, Exhibitions, Tradeshows and Meetings

With our centre’s close proximity to transportation hubs, free on-site parking, and many versatile facilities, we are pleased to host business functions of all sizes. Large conferences and exhibitions make use of our beautiful 310-seat theatre, spacious 900-person banquet hall and adjoining 5,000 square foot outdoor courtyard. Smaller business gatherings enjoy the attractive boardrooms, meeting rooms, and gallery reception hall, ranging in size from 300 to 2,100 square feet. Clients turn to our professional technical staff’s state-of-the-art lighting, high speed internet and audio-visual services to augment their functions.

Of course we would be very pleased to assist you in organizing and hosting a "Green Meeting" reducing the environmental impact of your gathering.

During breaks, the Mary Winspear Centre’s staff can provide refreshments through our onsite services, and offer outstanding food services, via our Exclusive Caterers List, for the provision of special meals in the centre’s professional kitchen. Many first-class accommodations are within walking distance of the centre. And, of course, opportunities for participants’ to enjoy their free time are endless with our breathtaking by the sea location and array of unique area attractions.

Learn more about our first-class facilities in the adjacent links – facilities overview, Mary Winspear Centre floor plan and room dimensions, and individual room details. Our Client Services staff will be pleased to answer any questions you have about planning your successful business event at the Mary Winspear Centre.

Celebrations and Special Events

Whether planning a wedding, reception, dinner, dance, concert or other special event, our fully accessible, 8,100 square feet Bodine Family Hall meets our clients’ every need. The 18-foot vaulted ceiling, polished flooring, natural light and fresh sea air from large roll up doors help create a beautiful ambiance in this versatile space. Add to that an adjoining 5,000 foot outdoor patio and tents, raised performance stage, 12’ x 12’ drop screen, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, professional catering kitchen, and free on-site parking, and you have a perfect place to host over 900 guests. Ease of travelling to Sidney, nearby accommodations and area attractions add even more to participants’ enjoyment of their time at the Mary Winspear Centre.

A variety of services are made available to our clients to help make events a great success. Comprehensive planning assistance from our centre’s staff is offered, along with contacts for our Exclusive caterers , decorators, entertainers, and event production specialists. Box office service is also an option for ticketed functions.

View the adjacent links to learn more about the Mary Winspear Centre facilities, and contact our Client Services department to discuss how we’ll help make your special event take shape, from planning to perfect ending. We hope to help you celebrate soon, by the sea.


Our satisfied business clients include

Social & Not for Profit clients include

Exhibits and Trade Shows

  • Antique & Retro Collectible Show
  • Artisans Community Arts Council
  • Business Expo 2008
  • Garden City Cat Show
  • HOT JAZZ Festival
  • Peninsual Garden Show
  • Ragged Raven Harvest Festival
  • Victoria Lily Society
  • Victoria Paper Show
  • Victoria Scale Modelers
  • Victoria Toy Show
  • Welcome Wagon 50+ Trade Show