Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the maximum capacity for wedding and events at St. Boniface Golf Club?

A: We can hold up to 220 people in the Pattison Atrium for weddings, and up to 250 for other events depending on seating style. 

Q: What size are the tables in the banquet hall and how many guests fit at a table?

A: The tables are 5-foot round tables and can fit a maximum of 8 people. Long tables are available for rent upon request. We proudly partner with Collective Event Rentals for this service.

Q: How much is the initial payment?

A: For weddings or events with a reception, we require a $1500.00 initial payment to secure your date, and for ceremony only we require a $500.00 initial payment.

Q: What is St. Boniface Golf Club’s payment schedule?

A: An additional $1500 payment is required 6 months prior to the wedding date. 10% of the estimated balance is due 8 weeks prior to the wedding date. The balance must be paid in full 1 week prior to the wedding date.

Q: When do we need to finalize details for our wedding?

A: All details - such as linen colors, dinner options, rentals, vendors, etc. – will be finalized at your 8-week final meeting. This is also when you will select a package based on your guest list. You are not tied to any specific package prior to this date. If you have any questions in regards to planning these details, feel free to contact us.

Q: When can I have access to the room to decorate?

A: For indoor weddings and ceremonies, you will have access to the rooms at a pre-approved time between yourself and the Event Manager at your 8-week meeting. For outdoor ceremonies, you will have access to the site 1 hour prior to your ceremony start time for set up. Given the high demand of our beautiful facility, access to the room is limited to the day of your booking due to a high volume of events year-round. We also ask that you remove all of your belongings the night of the event. 

Q: Are we allowed to bring in any outside food?

A: For health, safety and liability reasons, we do not allow any outside food to be brought in with the exception of a wedding cake or sweets table from a licensed bakery. 

Q: Can we take photos on the golf course? Is there a charge?

A: Yes, you may take photos on the golf course: on the west side of the river, we have an outdoor area where you can take photos with your wedding party. On-course photography is limited to the couple and 1 photographer, accompanied by a St. Boniface Golf Club staff member. There is no charge for either of these options when hosting both your wedding ceremony and reception. 

Q: When do we have to leave at the end of the night?

A: The bar will close by 12:30am, and the DJ will stop playing music at 12:30am. All guests must leave the facility by 1:00 am or a $150 fee will apply. 

Q: Are you wheelchair accessible?

A: Yes, we are fully wheelchair accessible. We have multiple handicap parking stalls near the door, we have an elevator that goes to the second floor and bathrooms on both levels are wheelchair accessible.

Q: Do we get to try the food before our wedding date?

A: Yes, once you book with us, you are invited to one of the tastings held during the calendar year of your event. The tasting is limited to two people and there is no charge.

Q: Is there a smoking area?

A: Yes, there is a smoking area just outside our front doors on the main floor. Unfortunately, no smoking is permitted on patios. 

Q: How big is the dance floor? Can it be moved?

A: The dance floor is approximately 18.5 x 22 feet. The dance floor is permanently placed and cannot be moved.

Q: Can I leave anything (decorations, centerpieces, etc.) at the golf club to be picked up the day after the event?

A: Unfortunately we are not able to store items overnight due to the high number of weddings & events we host at the facility. 

Q: Do you charge a cake cutting/plating fee?

A: No, we are happy to offer you this service at no charge.

Q: Is there a place to safely store presentation envelopes and/or gifts during the reception?

A: Yes, we can lock them up for you and you are able to retrieve them at the end of the night.

Q: Can we have a choice of two options for the plated meal?

A: Yes, for an additional $2.00 per meal, you may offer your guests two choices. You will need to know exactly how many of each item is needed when you give your final confirmed numbers. Also, each guest will have to have a place card with a meal indicator to indicate their food choice, i.e. a colored dot or ribbon.

Q: Can you accommodate allergies and/or food preference?

A: Yes, we can accommodate any type of food allergy or preference, i.e. vegetarians, vegans, dairy-free, gluten-free, etc. We will need to know exactly the preference or allergy and where they are sitting. This information will be required when you give your final confirmed numbers. 

Q: Can we use tape or tacks to hang things on walls?

A: No, these supplies can damage our walls. The only thing you may use is pre-approved 3M products. Please ask us prior to mounting anything in the facility. We don't allow anything to be hung in the drapery above the windows. In the event of any damages to the facility, the event host is responsible for any repair costs. 

Q: What is included in the ceremony price?

A: The cost of the ceremony includes set up and take down of all the white folding chairs, a portable sound system that is Bluetooth compatible, a microphone for your officiant and a signing table with a white linen. We also include a one hour rehearsal prior to the wedding day and a staff member to play your music for you during the ceremony. 

Q: Can we decorate the pergolas at the outdoor ceremony site?

A: Yes, you are welcome to decorate the pergolas as you wish, as long as it is not permanent and removed the same day. You will have access to the site for decorating one hour prior to your ceremony. Please be sure to bring your own step ladder, zip ties or fishing wire if required. 

Q: Is there a power source at the outdoor ceremony site?

A: Yes, there is a power source at the outdoor ceremony site.

Q: If we have musicians coming, should they bring their own speakers?

A: Yes, we do not provide additional speakers for your musicians. It would be the musicians responsibility to provide their own equipment. 

Q: Can we have a rehearsal at the ceremony site?

A: Yes, you can book a 1-hour rehearsal time in the few days prior to your wedding, depending on availability. The rehearsal is unstaffed and is to be led by your officiant.

Q: What happens if we plan an outdoor ceremony and it rains?

A: In case of inclement weather, the decision to move the ceremony inside must be made no later than four hours prior to the ceremony. There is no indoor back up location if you are only booking the outdoor ceremony site. 

Q: Is there a space we can use for the bridal party in between the ceremony and reception?

A: Yes, you may use the men’s and ladies change rooms; both have ample space and sitting areas for your wedding party. We ask that after the reception has begun, these rooms are only used to store belongings and not used as a sitting area. 

Photo Credit: Keila Marie Photography