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Willistead Manor - Rental Information 

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

Find information on tours, special events, and the history of Willistead Manor.

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 for sit down meals, and as many as 220 for cocktail-style, full manor events. Our professionally trained staff can assist with planning, and provide meticulous detail to ensure your event surpasses expectations. Our caterer will help make your event truly memorable with an unforgettable dining experience.

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Rooms / Uses / Capacity

North & East Gallery 

  • Uses: Receptions, dinners, dancing, seminars, meetings, etc.
  • Capacity: 75-120 for a seated meal, or theatre-style seating
  • Other Info: Includes dance floor and bar area

Dining Room

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

Morning Room

  • Uses: Weddings, receptions, showers, small parties, etc. 
  • Capacity: 54 (seated meal)
  • Note: Rental includes access to the attached Library (ideal Bar Area) and Billiard Room (ideal Dance Floor)

Library

  • Uses: Service area for special events in the North Wing
  • Note: Rental includes access to the attached Morning Room and Billiard Room

Billiard Room

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

Accessibility

Willistead Manor is an accessible facility. Accessible features include an interior elevator between floors, and an exterior ramp.

Catering Information

Catering for events at Willistead Manor is provided by Thyme To-Go and Chef Julie Myers.
For full menus and additional information, please visit thymetogo.ca or contact:
Julie Myers
Thyme To-Go
640 Chilver Road
Windsor, ON Canada
Phone: 519-254-3434
Email: julie@thymetogo.ca

Photography Information

Willistead Manor offers photo opportunities inside and outside of the manor and as part of your special event rental. Photo bookings are subject to availability. As event rentals are the main business of Willistead Manor, photo bookings can only be made one (1) month prior to your special event, and space cannot be guaranteed until that time. To book the manor for your photos, please contact us one month ahead of your event to find out if your preferred date is available.

Paul Martin Gardens

  • Formal gated perennial garden with walkways
  • Ideal for wedding and special event photos
  • Bookings are subject to availability
  • Reservations required
  • Fee applies
  • Commercial photography is not permitted at Willistead Manor

Willistead Park

  • Photo sessions in Willistead Park are free of charge
  • Use of the park for photos is on first-come, first-served basis  

     

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