The Columbus Centre Offers Full Banquet Hall Services

General Information

Any dishes not shown on the menu can be arranged to your satisfaction with the help of our manager. The menus shown are suggestions. We can prepare a custom menu for you. Tables are set with linen tablecloths and paper napkins. Linen napkins are available for a rental fee of $0.75 per person. They are available in white only. The staff will complete the table setting for you, including pouring wine for toasts. Decorating the tables is the responsibility of the party holding the function. The hall can be set up in several different arrangements to accommodate the type and size of your function.

Main Hall

Approximate Capacities…Round Tables of 8:

  • With Dance and head table…216
  • Without Dance and head table…250
    SOCAN FEE (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) D.J. or live music $62.13. HST included in the price.

Centre Regulations & Policies

  • All functions must end by 1:00 AM.
  • Guests must vacate by 1:30 AM.
  • Sparkles, glitter and/ or confetti may not be used.


  • No decorations and/ or banners may be attached to the walls or ceilings.
  • Open flame candles must be enclosed.
  • Extension cords will not be supplied by the Columbus Centre.
  • Damages to the premises and/ or equipment is the responsibility of the sponsor and will be payable upon demand

Nutrition Coffee Break Menu

Applicable fees per person

Seasonal Fresh Fruit - $2.50

Yogurt - $1.00

Assortment of Cheese/ Crackers - $2.75

Fruit Juice - $1.00

Applicable fees per item

Assortment of Muffins - $1.25

Croissants - $1.75

Danishes - $2.00

Granola Bars - $0.80

Bagels and Cream Cheese - $1.70

Water Bottles - $1.25 ~500 ml

Coffee/ Tea - $40.00 per break – 50 people

Late-Night Service

Late-night snacks are available at your request

Cold cuts, buns & butter, pickles - $3.00 per person

Coffee service, using Styrofoam™ cups and stirrers, can be provided:

  • Coffee to be served at 11:00 PM - $60.00
  • Coffee to be served all night - $80.00

If you are planning on serving cake later in the evening, you must supply paper plates, plastic forks and napkins. The staff will prepare only the service table for you. You will have to make your own arrangements to have the cake cut and served.


The Centre’s bartenders are required at all functions where liquor is served.

You may supply your own Special Occasion Permit. Only the alcoholic beverages listed on the Permit are allowed. The Permit must be posted and a copy must be provided to the office. Homemade wines must also be listed on the Permit. Corkage fee is $2.75 per person.

Columbus Centre Bar

The Columbus Centre can provide the bar for you using our liquor licence. Included in the prices (shown below) are fountain mixes, tonic water, juices (orange, clamato and tomato), ice, glasses and bartenders. Bar prices also include the HST. For Bar Sales less than $450.00, a bartender fee of $12.00 per hour will be added to your invoice.

Cash Bar (guests pay for individual drinks)

Liquor - $4.75/ oz, Beer - $4.75/ bottle

Wine - $4.75/ glass, Wine - $23.00/ 750 ml. bottle

Fountain drinks - $1.25 per glass/ bottled water

Host Bar (where the host is paying for the reception)

Liquor - $150.00/ 40 oz bottle

Beer - $110.00/ case

Wine - $23.00/ 750 ml. bottle

This includes glasses, ice and fountain mix.

Juices available upon request:

Orange - $3.00/ 1 litre tetrapak

Tomato - $2.50/ 1.36 litre can

Clamato - $5.50/ 1.36 litre can

Cash Bar and Host Bar sales under $450.00 are required to pay a bartender fee of $12.00 per hour or $95.00.

Bartender Fees

1 bartender per 120 guests.

3 bartenders if there are 300+ guests and you wish to use the small bar as well as the main one.

Cost per bartender is $110.00.

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