Venues for Events
Brandon, Manitoba has facilities capable of hosting various events and to house those travelling from out of town to attend.
The Wheat City has numerous conference and meeting venues that adapt easily to any number of unique requirements. From intimate meetings to event seating for up to 5,000, Brandon has the facilities to accommodate your event. Among our many other gathering spaces, Brandon is home to the following mid-to-large events centres:
One of the largest convention, entertainment, agricultural and recreation complexes of its kind in North America, the Keystone Centre features 540,000 square feet of space under one roof. It is also conveniently attached to the 159-room CanadInns Destination Centre Brandon to easily accommodate your event’s attendees. Featuring Westman Communications Group Place as its main arena, two additional NHL sized ice surfaces in the Enns Brothers and Kinsmen twin arenas, the Westoba Credit Union Agricultural Centre of Excellence, Brandon Curling Club and an additional 11 meeting rooms, the Keystone Centre is home to some of Western Canada’s largest events.
Home to 156 guest rooms, 11 meeting rooms, large theatre and banquet areas, it also features ECHO Restaurant and Wine Bar, an indoor pool with a waterslide for kids of all ages, hot tub, and an exercise centre. Located a short drive from the Keystone Centre and downtown, the Clarion is a great place to stay while in Brandon, and an ideal location for small to mid sized events, such as meetings, conferences, and weddings.
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre
The Victoria Inn houses 131 guest rooms, 8 meeting rooms, as well as mid to large theatre and banquet areas. With great dining at the 34th Street Bar and Grill, an indoor pool, hot tub and exercise centre, the Victoria Inn is ready to accommodate your event. A short drive or cab ride from the Keystone Centre and downtown, the Victoria Inn is regularly host to small to mid sized events, such as meetings, conferences, and weddings, and is an ideal place to stay while in Brandon, for individual travelers and families alike.
Canad Inns Destination Centre Brandon
Attached to the Keystone Centre and related grounds, the Canad Inns has 159 guest rooms, AALTOs restaurant, piano lounge, gaming lounge, Tavern United, large indoor swimming pool and waterslide, along with hot-tubs and an exercise centre. It is also attached to the nightclub, Great Western Roadhouse. Canad Inns Brandon is the ideal place to stay when attending events at the Keystone Centre. Fun for the family, and well suited for business meetings and conferences, Canad Inns is also a short drive or cab ride from downtown and many of the larger facilities that Brandon has to offer.
Westoba Credit Union Agrigultural Centre of Excellence
The Westoba Credit Union Agricultural Centre of Excellence, located at the Keystone Centre, is a one-of-a-kind facility. There are approximately six acres of outdoor development including camping, large truck and trailer parking, as well as sand and grass equestrian show rings. The indoor 200′ x 85′ show ring features a clay and sand arena, complete with permanent seating for 700 spectators, judges stand, sound system, washrooms, excellent lighting and easy access. Corridors adjacent to the show ring connect to a 150′ x 65′ practice ring and 3 stabling barns adequate to fit 158 stalls.
Healthy Living Centre at Brandon University
The HLC is Brandon’s newest state-of-the-art facility housing three full size gymnasiums and is home to the Brandon University Bobcats. The Richardson Gymnasium features seating for 1,000 and an indoor four-lane jogging track. This facility also features a modern weight and fitness centre, meeting and programming space and six change rooms.
Brandon Community Sportsplex
The Sportsplex is a versatile facility for sporting events. After hosting the 1997 Canada Games, the Sportsplex has hosted plenty of regional, provincial, and national competitions. With an NHL sized arena, full concession, newly renovated six lane competition length pool, three racquet ball courts, and a state of the art track that is scheduled to reopen in the summer of 2017, the Sportsplex is ready to host your next major sporting competition.
For additional venues, and more details, please see our Convention, Event & Meeting Planner