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Catering and Bar Services

Our facilities provide various options for catering wedding receptions.

City Attractions

Edmonton Valley Zoo

Catering Services

You are welcome to order catering through our on-site vendors or another catering company of your choice.

  • Compass Group
    Telephone: 780-489-5204 or 780-461-5493
  • Wild Earth Café (for smaller functions)
    Telephone: 780-422-8423, Ext 3

Potluck events are also permitted at the Edmonton Valley Zoo, provided that all potluck foods are prepared in commercial health-inspected facilities. A waiver form must be signed and returned to your facility representative to proceed with a potluck event.

Please note: The Edmonton Valley Zoo does not provide food or beverage service equipment, with the exception of tables and chairs. Cooking facilities are not available at the Edmonton Valley Zoo.

Rented propane barbecue units are permitted on site.

Bar Service

With a valid liquor permit, alcohol can be served, provided it is handled by individuals that are pro-serve certified. Consumption of alcohol must be kept to the designated areas, as approved by your Facility Representative.

Muttart Conservatory

Catering Services

All caterers must be self-sufficient. The facilities are not equipped for food preparation. With the exception of outdoor barbequing in a designated area, no food can be cooked on site. The client or caterer is responsible for providing the barbeque.

Please note: Potluck events are not permitted.

We offer two options for catering your event.

Option 1: The venue can provide you with the names and telephone numbers of caterers who have catered successful events at their facility.

Option 2: You are can use a caterer of your choice.

Note: If you are interested in using a caterer who has not catered an event at the Muttart, arrangements need to be made for a facility orientation with one of our facility representatives.

Bar Service

With consent from your Facility Representative and a valid liquor permit, alcohol can be served in the Centre Court, provided it is handled by people that have Pro-Serve. Failure to display the liquor permit will prohibit the service and consumption of alcohol. Service of all alcohol must end one hour prior to the end of your booked time. Please note that neither food nor alcohol is permitted within the four pyramids or the outdoor courtyard. For information on the permits required for your event please contact the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission at 780-447-8600.

Prince of Wales Armouries

Catering Services

Clients may select the caterer of their choice. Your Booking and Rental Representative can provide you with a list of caterers that are familiar with the facility.  

Note: If you are interested in using a caterer that has not catered an event at the Armouries, arrangements need to be made for a facility orientation with one of our Facility Representatives.

Bar Service

With consent from your Facility Representative and a valid liquor permit, alcohol can be served at your event, provided it is handled by individuals that have Pro-Serve.

Public Spaces

Heritage Amphitheatre

Catering Services

Clients are welcome to use any caterer of their choice as we do not impose any restrictions. However, it is required that you register your event with the Alberta Health Services (AHS). The Alberta Health Services application should be returned to the Environmental Health Office. You can contact AHS at 780-735-1800 and fax applications to 780-444-6784.

Bar Service

A liquor license from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is required for your event. Homemade wine, beer or cider must not be served, consumed or allowed on the licensed premises.

Gazebos, Bandshell and Open Parkland

Catering Services

Catering/Food Vendor Approval is required. It must be requested a minimum of 14 business days prior to your event. The caterer/vendor must have a current City of
Edmonton business license, current Food Handling Permit and insurance. 

Bar Service

The use or consumption of liquor is not permitted.

Recreation Centres

ACT Recreation Centre/Rundle Family Centre

Catering Services

You are welcome to use any caterer of your choice, or do a pot-luck event. 

Bar Service

With consent from your facility representative and a valid liquor permit, alcohol can be served at your event, provided it is handled by individuals that have pro-serve. Failure to display the liquor permit will prohibit the service and consumption of alcohol. Service of all alcohol must end one hour prior to the end of your booked time. For information on the permits required for your event, please contact the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission at 780-447-8600.

Central Lions Recreation Centre

Catering Services

All caterers must be self-sufficient. The facilities are not equipped for food preparation. With the exception of outdoor barbequing in a designated area, no food can be cooked on site. The client or caterer is responsible for providing the barbeque.

We offer two options for catering your event.

Option 1: You can use our on-site caterers, Ela Euro Catering.

Option 2: You can use a caterer of your choice.

Note: If you are interested in using a caterer who has not catered an event at the facility, arrangements need to be made for a facility orientation with one of our facility representatives.

Bar Service

Licensees who wish to serve alcohol must obtain the consent of the Facility Representative, a liquor permit and have it displayed in the bar area. All liquor services must be handled by trained alcohol service providers. Failure to display the alcohol permit means that alcohol cannot be served. Alcohol service must finish an hour before the end time of the event and follow the guidelines of the liqour permit in all other matters. The overnight storage of liquor at the Facility is not permitted.

Northgate Lions Recreation Centre

Catering Services

All caterers must be self-sufficient. The facilities are not equipped for food preparation. 

We offer two options for catering your event.

Option 1: You can use our on-site caterers, EMMA Catering.

Option 2: You can use a caterer of your choice.

Note: If you are interested in using a caterer who has not catered an event at the facility, arrangements need to be made for a facility orientation with one of our facility representatives.

Bar Service

Licensees who wish to serve alcohol must obtain the consent of the Facility Representative, a liquor permit and have it displayed in the bar area. All liquor services must be handled by trianed alcohol service providers. Failure to display the alcohol permit means that alcohol cannot be served. Alcohol service must finish an hour before the End Time of the event and follow the guidelines of the liqour permit in all other matters. The overnight storage of liquor at the Facility is not permitted.

Specialty Facilities

Alfred H. Savage Centre

Catering Services

Clients are welcome to use any caterer of their choice as we do not impose any restrictions nor do we have catering surcharges. You will need to confirm with your caterer that any supplies and/or equipment they needs to be dropped off or picked up will have to be done during the times of your rental as the facility is not staffed on a regular basis. 

Bar Service

With consent from the facility representative and a valid liquor permit, alcohol can be served during your event, provided individuals that handle it have Pro-serve certification. Failure to display the liquor permit will prohibit the service and consumption of alcohol. Service of all alcohol must end one hour prior to the end of your booked time. For information on the permits required for your event, please contact the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission at 780-447-8600.

*$25.00 per hour fee for a security guard will also apply if you opt to serve alcohol at your event. 

Golf Courses

Dogwood Cafe by Culina is licensed as the exclusive on-site caterer for all events hosted at the City's golf courses. Please contact brad@culinafamily.ca for more information.
Learn more about the Culina Family Dogwood cafe.

Note: Minimum food service charges may apply.

Music Licensing

SOCAN and Re:SOUND

If you are planning a special event that includes live or recorded music of any kind, you are required to pay licence fee to SOCAN and Re-Sound. The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) and Re:Sound Music Licensing Company (Re:Sound) are collective societies. These collective societies can charge tariffs for the performance of music in public, according to section 19(2)(a) of the Copyright Act.

Book your special occasion with us and create unforgettable memories!

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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