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Willistead Manor - Rental Information 

1899 Niagara St (at Kildare Street)
Windsor, Ontario. N8Y 1K3 Canada
Telephone: (519) 253-2365 Email: willistead@citywindsor.ca

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Willistead Manor is the perfect location for weddings, receptions, celebrations, seminars, meetings, special events, photos, and more. Each room's unique design is the perfect backdrop for a variety of gatherings for groups from 10-120. Our professionally trained staff can assist with planning, and provide meticulous detail to ensure your event surpasses expectations. Willistead Manor works with professional audio and visual providers to provide the latest in conference equipment.

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Rooms / Uses / Capacity

North & East Gallery 

  • Uses: Receptions, dinners, dancing, seminars, meetings, etc.
  • Capacity: 75-120

Dining Room

  • Uses: Elegant dinner parties, intimate wedding ceremonies, etc.
  • Capacity: 52 (small wedding ceremony); 20-32 (sit-down dinner)
  • Note: Adjacent Conservatory serves as an ideal Service Area 

Morning Room

  • Uses: Weddings, receptions, small parties 
  • Note: Opens directly into The Billiard Room and The Library


  • Uses: Service area for special events in the North Wing

Billiard Room

  • Uses: Dancing, small receptions  
Note: The Morning Room, Billiard Room, and Library function together for smaller receptions (30-60 people) and can also be reserved individually.


Willistead Manor is an accessible facility. Accessible features include an elevator and an exterior ramp.

Catering Information

Catering is provided by Mimmo of Koolini's Inc. The different menu options are listed:

Photography Information

Willistead Manor offers photo opportunities inside and outside of the manor:

Paul Martin Gardens

  • Formal gated perennial garden with walkways
  • Ideal for wedding and special event photos
  • Reservations required
  • Fee applies

Willistead Park

  • Photo sessions are free of charge.
  • Use is on first-come, first-served basis.
  • Commercial photography is not permitted at Willistead Manor.  

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