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Venue

At Brescia, we are proud to offer a variety of unique and equipped spaces to meet your event needs. Our venue spaces include: 

The Mercato

Students in the MercatoThe Mercato is Brescia’s largest event space and is offered seasonally to the public from May through August. Featuring a beautiful modern design, natural light and an incredible view from the top of the hill, the Mercato provides an unforgettable destination for your event.

Situated in Care Hall you and your guests will have the convenience of your event in one location. 

This space provides ample audio/visual capabilities, and is equipped with built-in, ceiling-mounted projectors, two retractable screens and overhead speakers, modern lounge seating and an outdoor patio are also key fixtures of this spacious venue. 

~Please note: The Mercato is only available for rental from May to Mid August.~

Capacity:

  • Full Hall: 250 seated or <400 standing
  • 2/3 Hall: 150 seated or <275 standing
  • 1/3 Hall: 96 seated or <120 standing

Rates:

  • Starting at $400.00 + HST per day *


St. James Auditorium

Student speaking at podium in the auditoriumThe St. James Auditorium is a versatile space suitable for many conferences and events. It features a stage, food floor, a ceiling-mounted projector, retractable screen, built-in audio system and an abundance of natural light – provided from its south facing wall of decorative stained-glass windows.

The St. James Auditorium is the perfect stand alone or add-on to large conferences for keynote speakers and it is adjacent to popular breakout classrooms 135 and 136. Additionally, the St. James Auditorium includes its own parking lot and main entrance which ensures a short and accessible walk for all attendees.

~Please note: The Auditorium will not be available for rental during the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

Capacity:

  • 160 seated or 300 standing / theater

Rates:

  • Starting at $400.00 + HST per day or $225.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

Collaborative Spaces

Rose Room

Student working in the Rose RoomThe Rose Room has significant ties to Brescia’s foundresses, the Ursuline Sisters, who used the space as a tea room! Today, you can book the room which is commonly used as a meeting space.

~Please note: The Rose Room will not be available for rental during the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

Capacity:

  • 24

Rates:

  • $225.00 + HST per day or $150.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

Ursuline Hall Lounge 

Students sitting around in Ursuline Hall LoungeRenovated by the Brescia University College Students’ Council in 2015, this lively student space keeps students engaged with splashes of pink around the room. Located in UH, just steps from the Oak Room, the lounge is best for break outs and small social events and includes a built in projector. 

~Please note: The Ursuline Hall Lounge will not be available for rental during the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

Capacity:

  • 24

Rates:

  • $225.00 + HST per day or $150.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

Oak Room

Student working working in Oak RoomLocated on the main floor of Ursuline Hall (UH), the Oak Room is filled with rich warm oak tones and character. Also, it is filled with great history as its Brescia’s old library.

~Please note: The Oak Room will not be available for rental during the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

Capacity:

  • 20 

Rates:

  • $225.00 + HST per day or $150.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

Cypress Room

Student doing a presention in the Cypress RoomCypress Room is Brescia’s modern and formal board room. This space is frequently used by Brescia’s staff, faculty and community members. 

~Please note: The Cypress Room will not be available for rental during the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

Capacity:

  • 20 

Rates:

  • $225.00 + HST per day or $150.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

 

Classrooms

Located in the St. James building, down the hall from the Auditorium, Rooms 135 and 136 are Brescia’s most popular classroom-style rooms. All classrooms feature Wi-Fi, built-in projectors and sound systems and classroom-style seating (with included desks).

Room 135 (modular desks) ~Unavailable for the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

  • Capacity: 55
  • Rates: $225.00 + HST per day or $150.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

Room 136 (tiered fixed seating) ~Unavailable for the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

  • Capacity: 90
  • Rates: $300.00 + HST per day or $225.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

Academic Pavilion 2001 A & B (tiered fixed seating with a dividing wall)  ~Unavailable for the 2020-2021 fall/winter semester.~

  • Capacity: 75 or 150
  • Rates:
    • Full room: $325.00 + HST per day or $225.00 per half day (<4 hours)*
    • Half room: $225.00 + HST per day or $150.00 per half day (<4 hours)*

 * All prices are subject to change.