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Signature Venues

Distinct spaces for your event

Our signature venues include spaces that are genuinely Dal—whether they capture a piece of the university's history or showcase innovation. Host your next event in one of these memorable spaces for a quintessential Dalhousie University experience.

Victorian Lounge

The Victorian Lounge in Shirreff Hall is a charming space for up to 40 featuring antiques, Victorian décor, a fireplace and beautiful large windows with window seats. See Shirreff Hall Event Spaces to learn more.


Ondaatje Theatre

The Ondaatje Theatre in the Marion McCain Building can seat up to 500 for a presentation complemented by the latest technology. See Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building Meeting Spaces to learn more.


Cameron Room

The Cameron Room in Howe Hall is a popular space with several windows that can seat up to 80 guests at round tables. See Howe Hall Event Spaces to learn more.


Dalhousie Arts Centre

In addition to the 1,000+ seat Rebecca Cohn Auditorium and a variety of theatre venues, Dalhousie Arts Centre also features the Art Gallery and Sculpture Court for receptions of up to 500. See Arts Centre to learn more.


Scotiabank Auditorium

The Scotiabank Auditorium is a favourite for conferences and can accommodate up to 250 in the Marion McCain Building for a lecture or presentation. See Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building Meeting Rooms to learn more.

Athletics Facilities

Dalhousie Athletics & Recreation offers a range of sport and recreational facilities for event bookings—including a championship soccer pitch at Wickwire Field and extensive Dalplex facilities. See Athletics Facilities to learn more.


What do you need for your meeting or event?
Food & Beverage

Conference Services can help you arrange for food & beverage services as well as audiovisual equipment.