The Columbus Centre: Banquet Halls & Meeting Rooms in Thunder Bay

Choose the Columbus Centre for your next event! We are conveniently located in the downtown south core. We have room for you! Our banquet halls and meeting rooms can accommodate 20 – 360 people. We’re locally renowned for our delicious food, fair pricing and excellent customer service.

Swimming Pool Memberships

Memberships are available for our private swimming pool and sauna area. Note: Lifeguards are not on duty. The swimming pool is open 7 days a week, operating from 6:00 AM to 11 PM. For swimming pool rates, call the office.

Wonderful Compliment from Aqua Fit Instructor Wendy Andruski

"You have a beautiful facility! The air quality is the best of any pool that I have taught in. The water looks sparkling and has no odour. The changeroom and deck are clean and your people are wonderful."

Community Events

Banquet hall

We host various community events year-round. These include our popular Spaghetti Suppers – held the first Sunday of every month (excluding summer months) –Rosie’s Friday Lunch Buffet held every week 11:30 – 2:00 PM (excluding Statutory Holidays).

Annual Christmas Dinners & Dances and Fish Fries tickets are available during office hours.

Upcoming Events:

Knights of Columbus “King of the Lobster Supper”

Knights of Columbus “King of the Lobster Supper”

Saturday September 23, 2017

Join the Knights for a great feast!

From 4:00 p.m. -6:30 p.m.

Columbus Centre, 301 May Street.

Tickets ($60.00) are available at the office or reserve by phone 807-623-3252.

Guaranteed 3 Lobsters, salads, dessert, and coffee or tea.

Tickets will not be sold after Monday, Sept. 18 at 5:00 p.m.

pickerel fish fry

Pickerel Dinner

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Two Sittings: 5 & 6:30p.m.

$20/ticket – Tickets must be purchased in advance

Knights of Columbus 6th Annual Oktoberfest

Knights of Columbus 6th Annual Oktoberfest

A night of Music, Dancing, Food and Fun to be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Columbus Centre, 301 S. May St. Symposium 6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. 

This is in support of our Community Projects organizations. Dance to a live band (John Scaffeo)
“QUEST” 8:00 p.m.-12.

Tickets are $25 per person and include Buffet – Bratwurst on a bun (2 per person), Perogies, Salad, Coleslaw, Dessert, Coffee/Tea and table snacks.

Tickets are available at the Columbus Centre call 807-623-3252

shrimp plate

Shrimp Feast

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Two Sittings: 5 & 6:30p.m.

$25/ticket – Tickets must be purchased in advance

Christmas party

2017 Christmas Dinner and Dance

Saturday, December 9th, and Saturday, December 16th

Call 807-623-3252 for information.

2018 Irish Night

Saturday, March 17th

We offer:

  • Two air-conditioned banquet halls
  • Handicap accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi upon request
  • Swimming pool
  • Catering

Our facility is suitable for:

  • Anniversaries
  • Meetings
  • Funeral lunches
  • Banquets
  • Seminars
  • Socials
  • Parties
  • Showers
  • Conventions
  • Weddings
  • Graduations

Would you like a meal to go?

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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Friday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday Closed


Summer Office Hours

July - August

Monday - Thursday 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Friday 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Rosie's Friday Lunch Buffet

Will remain OPEN during the summer months

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