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University of Waterloo – Federation Hall & Catering and Event Services

Catering and Event Services at the University of Waterloo has served the community in Waterloo Region for 25+ years. They strive to provide efficient, friendly, and courteous service, designed to meet their clients’ expectations. Their venue at Federation Hall is newly renovated and one of the premier event spaces in Waterloo Region with its new. state-of-the-art kitchen. No matter the occasion, Federation Hall can accommodate as many as 430 guests. In addition, there is an outdoor area, a main reception area with floor to ceiling windows, and a balcony that overlooks the main hall. With a number of packages to choose from, your guests will be blown away after a delightful four-course meal in an elegantly decorated venue with great customer service!

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Accessibility Options

  • Accessible Parking
  • Alternative Accessible Entrance
  • Automatic Entrance Door
  • Permanent Sloped Entry Way / Ramp
  • Accessible Service Counters
  • Accessible Front Desk / Reception Desk
  • Accessible Hotel Rooms / Bedrooms
  • Gender Neutral Washrooms
  • Scent-Free Environment
  • Sensory-Friendly Adaptations
  • Service Animal Friendly
  • Staff Have Received Accessibility Training
  • Barrier-free Path of Travel

Accessibility listings have not yet been independently verified.  Please contact the business directly to confirm their offerings meet your specific needs.


Whether you’re planning a small celebration, or a grand affair, Federation Hall has the perfect space for your wedding. The Main Hall can accommodate up to 225 people, with two additional rooms that can be combined to seat 430. The rooms can also be divided to create the perfect space for smaller functions, buffet stations, or bridal party suites. Couples looking for outdoor options for their wedding will love the green spaces at Federation Hall. Have an outdoor ceremony, or create an elegant outdoor lounge area for your guests; with so much flexibility, couples will be able to design the celebration of their dreams at Federation Hall.

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