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Film and Special Events

Venues

Venues


Bonnycastle Park Amphitheatre

One of the prettiest locations in the city, Bonniycastle Park Amphitheatre overlooks the Assiniboine River, the mature cottonwood trees along the shore and the lush green space beyond. The stage at this outdoor venue has permanent lighting.

Phone: 311
Bonnycastle Park Amphitheatre
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0X6
Canada

The Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts

The Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing ArtsBuilt in l907 expressly for quality live entertainment, the Walker is the oldest of Winnipeg’s surviving grand theatres and the only one developed by a resident owner. The building was converted to a single screen cinema in l945. The Odeon closed in l990 and reopened as the Walker Theatre in 1991. The theatre hosts concerts, dance performances, stage plays, musicals, variety shows, religious gatherings, events for all ages and lifestyles. The theatre seats 1650 people, offers in-house sound and lighting as well as technical support.

Website: http://www.burtoncummingstheatre.ca/
Email: bctheatre@truenorth.mb.ca
Phone: 204-987-7825
The Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts
364 Smith Street
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3N4
Canada

Centennial Concert Hall

Centennial Concert HallThe Centennial Concert Hall is Manitoba’s premier performing arts facility. With seating for over 2300 people, the Concert Hall is the performing home of The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Manitoba Opera and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The Hall also hosts a wide variety of artists, dance companies and musicals from all over the world.

Website: http://centennialconcerthall.com/
Email: inquiries@mbccc.ca
Phone: 204-956-1360
Centennial Concert Hall
Suite 1000–555 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C3
Canada

Coronation Park Bandshell

Located in pretty Coronation Park at St. Mary’s Road and Tache Avenue, the Band Shell is one of the open-air facilities with electricity.

Phone: 311

The Forks

The ForksThis national historic treasure, at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers in the heart of Winnipeg, has a rich variety of indoor and outdoor venues. From small casual performance areas for up to 300 people to Festival Park, which can accommodate 30,000, The Forks is available for year-round rentals to individuals, families, community groups, business and not-for-profit organizations. Depending on the venue, a variety of amenities (electricity, lights, sound system) can be provided.

Website: http://www.theforks.com/
Email: info@tf-np.ca
Phone: 204-942-6302 or +1-888-942-6302
The Forks
259-393 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6
Canada

Gas Station Theatre

Gas Station TheatreLocated in the heart of historic Osborne Village, the Gas Station Theatre is an intimate 232-seat venue suitable for theatre, dance and music performances as well as product launches, auctions and other presentations.

Website: http://www.gsac.ca/
Email: nick@gsac.ca
Phone: 204-284-9477
Gas Station Theatre
445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3L 0C3
Canada

Lyric Bandshell

Amid the greenery of Assiniboine Park and built in the classic Tudor style to complement the Pavilion stands the beautiful Lyric Bandshell. This facility has all the amenities: rigging, sound, lighting and dressing rooms. It can be booked for nearly any type of performance and can accommodate large audiences. Located behind the Pavilion, the Lyric is the site of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Ballet in the Park every July and many other events.

Email: info@assiniboinepark.ca
Phone: 204-927-6000
Lyric Bandshell
55 Pavilion Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N6
Canada

The Manitoba Museum

The Manitoba MuseumTreat your guests to an experience they'll never forget. Enjoy dinner next to the Nonsuch on a 17th Century quayside. Explore the vastness of space with a private planetarium show, followed by cocktails in the Science Gallery. We can accommodate up to 750 people for receptions, in a variety of settings and combinations depending on your needs. Alloway Hall can seat 350 for dinner and the Nonsuch Gallery is available for more intimate gatherings. Our executive boardroom or library can be used for meetings for groups as large as 20, and our 236-seat auditorium is available with a state-of-the-art LCD projection system and full multimedia capabilities. The auditorium is also equipped with a raised stage and green room, making it a superb venue for performing arts & cultural groups.

Website: http://www.manitobamuseum.ca/
Email: info@manitobamuseum.ca
Phone: 204-956-2830
The Manitoba Museum
190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0N2
Canada

Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Manitoba Theatre for Young PeopleManitoba Theatre for Young People’s CanWest Global Performing Arts Centre has a fully reconfigurable theatre that seats up to 323. Located at The Forks Historical Site in downtown Winnipeg, The Centre also houses studio/classrooms and a rehearsal hall.

Website: http://www.mtyp.ca/
Email: info@mtyp.ca
Phone: 204-947-0394
Manitoba Theatre for Young People
2 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4X1
Canada

Old Market Square Stage

Located in the historic Exchange District, surrounded by the classical architecture of many heritage buildings and mature trees, Old Market Square Stage offers an ambiance and location that is unique. Amenities of this outdoor venue include sound and lights, seating is available.

Email: info@exchangedistrict.org
Phone: 204-942-6716

Pantages Playhouse Theatre

Pantages Playhouse TheatreSince opening in 1914, the heyday of vaudeville, Pantages Playhouse Theatre has played a vibrant role in Winnipeg’s cultural history. This exquisite historic treasure seats 1400 for concerts, productions or conventions. Other facilities in the complex can accommodate 140 to 400 people for a variety of events.

Website: http://www.pantagesplayhouse.com/
Email: info@pantagesplayhouse.com
Phone: 204-989-2889
Pantages Playhouse Theatre
180 Market Avenue East
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0P7
Canada

Planetarium Auditorium

The Planetarium Auditorium is an intimate theatre seating 236. A raised stage makes it ideal for business meetings and presentations, performances, plays and recitals. In-house audio/visual and lighting is available. Other facilities in the complex, including The Planetarium itself, can accommodate gatherings from birthday parties to corporate entertaining.

Website: http://www.manitobamusic.com/
Email: lrobert@manitobamuseum.ca
Phone: 204-988-0655
Planetarium Auditorium
190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B0N2
Canada

Prairie Theatre Exchange

Prairie Theatre ExchangeConveniently located downtown with heated, underground parking, Prairie Theatre Exchange offers the perfect venue for performances of music, theatre and dance, corporate presentations and even family events like weddings. Featuring two unique venues (Mainstage seats 323 and the Colin Jackson Studio Theatre seats 111), which are equipped with lighting and sound, and technicians as required.

Website: http://www.pte.mb.ca/
Phone: 204-942-5483
Prairie Theatre Exchange
3rd floor Portage Place
Unit Y300, 393 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6
Canada

Rainbow Stage

Rainbow StageOne of Winnipeg’s classic outdoor venues, Rainbow Stage, located in Kildonan Park, is a covered, open-air theatre that can accommodate 2600 people. The home of an annual theatre tradition, this venue has all the necessary amenities and is available for booking in early and late summer only.

Website: http://www.rainbowstage.ca/
Phone: 204-989-5261
Rainbow Stage
200-180 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B OP7
Canada

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg Art GalleryThe Winnipeg Art Gallery is a multi-faceted arts center with facilities and rooms to accommodate all types of special functions. The 320-seat Muriel Richardson Auditorium offers state-of-the-art technical services. Eckhardt Hall, the main foyer, is a 3,000 square foot exhibition gallery available for stand-up receptions for up to 400 and sit-down dinners for 200. The outdoor Rooftop Sculpture Garden, located four stories above downtown Winnipeg, can accommodate up to 300 people for weddings and receptions. There are also Board and Seminar rooms for up to 60 people. Full catering and audio/visual equipment is offered in-house.

Website: http://wag.ca/
Email: inquiries@wag.ca
Phone: 204-786-6641
Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1
Canada

Winnipeg City Parks

Any City Park can be used as a venue for your event if the proper procedures are followed and permits obtained. The Central Booking Office can fill you in on details and requirements.

Phone: 311

Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers Studio Theatre(Crocus Building)

Located in the heart of Winnipeg’s historic Exchange district (NW corner Main and Bannatyne), WCD’s Studio Theatre, a beautifully-restored heritage space, is the ideal space for a performance, recital, workshop, presentation, lecture, rehearsal or audition.

While primarily used as a dance and theatre performance space, over the past three years WCD has hosted a number of additional events for organizations such as Film Training Manitoba, The Winnipeg Folk Festival, Canadian Centre for Disability Studies, National Film Board, Perth’s Cleaners and the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Architecture and School of Art.

WCD offers technical services and equipment, as well as event management services. The venue is available for hourly, daily or weekly rentals at very reasonable rates. These features, together with our experienced and dedicated staff, make the WCD Studio Theatre an ideal venue for small to medium sized events.

Website: http://www.winnipegscontemporarydancers.ca/
Phone: 204-452-0229
Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers Studio Theatre(Crocus Building)
204-211 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2
Canada
Last update: November 24, 2016