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Columbus Event Centre

At Villa Charities our 10-acre complex is ideally suited to accommodate your next important life event. Our sprawling grounds are meticulously manicured to offer you a setting that is picturesque, while our diverse and versatile event rooms are easily transformable to match your vision. Our team of culinary experts can deliver a variety of menu options, while our events coordinator can assist you in planning for every detail. With about 90 weddings held each year at our event centre, and numerous other important celebrations, we have the experience and expertise that is needed to execute your perfect day.



Columbus Event Centre offers everything a bride and groom could possibly want and need for their picture perfect wedding day. With romantic and picturesque gardens for outdoor ceremonies and picture taking as well as beautifully appointed banquet rooms all your wedding day needs can be met under one roof.

Couples can choose between our classic ballroom and our modern Carrier Art Gallery, often described as Toronto’s “mini Guggenheim”. All our rooms can be transformed to suit any taste, from afternoon wedding luncheons to lavish dinner receptions, Columbus Event Centre accommodates weddings ranging from 40 to 300 guests. We also offer ample complimentary parking.

Providing our clients with the finest in Italian and Continental cuisine by our award winning executive chef, our team of food enthusiasts’ work with you one on one to create a menu that is a reflection of your unique needs and preferences.

Our all-inclusive wedding packages include room rental, three to six course meal, open seven hour bar, floor length linens, tableware, meal sampling for two, complimentary parking, coat check service, wedding cake service and any applicable taxes.

Here you will find exquisite cuisine, excellent service, elegant surroundings and lavish gardens sure to make your wedding extraordinary!

We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how we can help make the wedding of your dreams a reality.

Wedding Menu

Sala Caboto

Our main ballroom showcases Murano glass chandeliers, a marble foyer and splendid hardwood floors. There is ample lobby space to accommodate receiving lines as well as large cocktail hours. With an abundance of natural light filtering through the lobby space as well as a view and direct access to our Mediterranean garden Sala Caboto makes for a stunning ballroom for social and corporate events. Sala Caboto is also equipped with a complete line of A/V services as well as wireless internet access to meet your event needs.

Room Capacity:

  • Banquet Set Up
  • Banquet Roundy Only
  • Theatre Style
  • Classroom Style
  • 300 guests with banquet style round tables and open dance floor
  • 380 guests with banquet style round tables and no dance floor
  • 400 guests
  • 250 guests

Sala Caboto may be divided into smaller rooms or breakout rooms:

  • Caboto North
  • Caboto South
  • Caboto North East
  • Caboto North
  • 90 – 110 guests
  • 110 – 120 guests
  • 60 guests
  • 60 guests

Carrier Art Gallery

The Carrier Art Gallery is a marble rotunda style atrium which showcases original art exhibits. This room is ideal for weddings, cocktail parties, social celebrations, luncheons, product launches, meetings and team building activities.

Room Capacity:

  • Banquet Set Up
  • Banquet Roundy Only
  • Cocktail Reception
  • 140 guests with banquet style round tables and open dance floor
  • 180 guests with banquet style round tables and no dance floor
  • 300 guests

Columbus Room

Our private contemporary style dining room with sleek hardwood flooring is surrounded by classical and modern art pieces. The room also boasts an alabaster chandelier and is suitable for small receptions and meetings.

Room Capacity:

  • Banquet Set Up
  • Banquet Roundy Only
  • Theatre Style
  • Classroom Style
  • 80 guests with banquet style round tables and open dance floor
  • 150 guests
  • 80 guests

Corporate Meetings and Events

With over 25 years of experience in executing corporate meetings and events, you can rest assured that your next corporate function at the Columbus Event Centre will be a success.

Conveniently located within the city, Columbus Event Centre offers you and your team lovely banquet and conference rooms, as well as stunning gardens, with the advantage of being in the city. With an abundance of on-site parking and easy access via public transit, we provide our clients with comfort and convenience.


Having organized numerous corporate events, such as holiday parties, conferences, meetings, gala dinners, award ceremonies, outdoor BBQs, fundraisers, charity balls, trade shows, learning seminars and retirement parties, we have the knowledge, experience, passion and professionalism to make your corporate function a success.


With five meeting and conference rooms to choose from, we can accommodate from 10 to 400 people. Whether you are looking for a classic boardroom set up, theater style for presentations and seminars, an evening gala in our art gallery or in our classic ballroom, we can accommodate all of your requirements.

Cuisine and Menus

Providing the finest in Italian and Continental cuisine by our award winning executive-chef, we work one on one with you to customize a menu that suits your unique needs. We also have breakfast and lunch menus for you to choose from, within our Corporate Package.


We are able to meet all of your audio visual requirements, by offering you the latest in built-in state-of-the-art equipment.


Main Boardroom

Our executive style boardroom boasts a beautiful bay window and is complete with a large boardroom table, leather armchairs and multi level lighting.

Room Capacity:

  • 22 guests (leather chairs)
  • 40 guests with additional chairs

Boccaccio Boardroom

An executive style boardroom accented with a wall of French doors. Ideal for smaller groups.

Room Capacity:

  • up to 22 guests

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in the Columbus Event Centre. Should you require additional information or would like to make an appointment to view the venue please feel free to contact us by phone at 647-259-5471. You can also fill out the inquiry form below to obtain a response by email.

For further information and inquiries, please contact:


901 Lawrence Ave West
Toronto, Ontario M6A 1C3

Phone: 647-259-5471

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