Honour the day and celebrate the night. At the Shaw Centre we make every occasion magical.

Our 200 degree view is the perfect backdrop for a day you will never forget. Make your wedding day dreams a reality at Ottawa’s premier wedding venue, the Shaw centre.

Breathtaking Views and
Breakthrough Events

Much more than a place for meetings, Ottawa’s Shaw Centre is an architectural jewel that attracts leaders, planners, delegates and attendees from all over the world.

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Our Team is Your Team on Your Special Day

From the moment you step through our doors, the bright open space will welcome you with a feeling of joy, the feeling that should be felt when entering your venue on your wedding day.

Making your way up to our 19,032 square-foot Trillium Ballroom, you’ll feel as though you are being whisked into the clouds while traveling one of the longest escalators in Ottawa, taking in stunning views of the historic Rideau Canal.

Once you arrive at the Ballroom you’re rewarded with a 200 degree view of downtown Ottawa, the perfect backdrop for a day you will never forget.

Wedding Experts

Our team of expert event managers and staff are here to facilitate a seamless day. We’ll not only ensure that all of your requests are taken care of, but we’ll go above and beyond to deliver the day you dreamed of.

There is no better way to bring people together than with food. Our world-class culinary team are here as your personal Chefs and will ensure that everything looks exquisite and tastes wonderful. Take a look at our menu to start planning an unforgettable meal experience

Wedding Menu

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Bride & Groom Testimonials

“We loved our experience with the Shaw Centre! Throughout our planning process the team was extremely kind and were always extremely responsive to all of our questions. Alexandra would always make herself available for a quick call to explain anything I had questions about, and considering the complexity of planning a large wedding during a pandemic it was so appreciated. The day of staff that was on site made sure everything went off without a hitch! All of our guests were extremely impressed with the food, and so were we! Chef Turcot was very flexible and worked with any suggestion we made and even came by during dinner to congratulate us. I cannot recommend the Shaw Centre enough, we are so grateful that they helped our wedding vision come to life.”

Aleesha & Andrew

“Shane and I wanted to send a BIG ‘thank you’ to your team for helping us plan and execute our perfect wedding day. We had such an amazing day and couldn’t have done it without you. Your creative ideas, positive attitude, and detail-oriented work ethic are so wonderful. You were an absolute pleasure to work with!

The room and view were breathtaking (what a sunset!), the food was delicious, and the service was incredible. I’ve heard nothing but positive feedback from all our guests, saying it was one of the best weddings they’d ever attended. We feel so lucky to have gotten our fairy tale wedding.”

Natalie & Shane

“It’s definitely the ideal place to get married, If anybody’s looking for something that is unique and stands out, it’s the place

to be. The views are beautiful. The chef actually made us a menu of Somali food, which was really interesting because I didn’t think that anywhere could do it properly. They try, but he hit it to a tee. It was exactly as we wanted.”

Ubah Mohamed & Samaron Youssef

“We had an amazing experience working with the Shaw Centre staff! Everything from the email communication to the day of execution were fantastic. We have worked at many venues in Ottawa and the coordinators and staff at the Shaw Centre were incredibly kind, helpful, and attentive.”

Lauren Sinclair, Sinclair & Co. Design

Thank you so much for making our dreams come true! Literally the night was a dream! All of you are amazing and so detail oriented. The night couldn’t have gone better, I want to do it again and again. The food was amazing, or at least what I got to taste of it. Everything was just spectacular. I’ve only heard good things from our guests about your venue and the food and all the staff. I’ve told everyone I know planning weddings they need to do it with you guys. I can’t thank you enough, you were awesome to work with.

Julie and Andrew

Reach Out To Our Team

Shaw Centre

55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 9J2

Tel: 613-563-1984 or 1-800-450-0077
Fax: 613-563-7646

Email: info@shaw-centre.com

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