Choose Abbey Gardens For Your Next Event

Make your event a special one

Are you planning a birthday party, luncheon or family reunion? Looking for that picture-perfect wedding venue in the Haliburton Highlands? We have the space, amenities and the support you need to make your event a special one.

Groups of 12 or more can book space for an event at Abbey Gardens. Outdoor events can be booked between May and October while indoor events take place year-round. 

Spaces available include: 

  • The Food Hub’s porch (space for 24 people)
  • the gardens
  • Haliburton Highlands Brewing patio
  • Abbey Retreat Centre (40 people inside but tents can be added outside)
  • Enchanted Forest
  • Abbey Gardens Gathering Place (30 x 30-foot building at the back of the property)

For more information about planning a wedding at Abbey Gardens, download our brochure.

Need catering?

Leave the cooking to our chef and kitchen team. We can look after all the important dining details for your event. Below is a list of some of our standards. If you’re interested in a custom menu, we’d be more than happy to work closely with you to make it a reality. Please contact operations director Heather Reid at or call 705-754-4769. 

Fresh Salads ($4-8/person)

  • Potato salad (French style or homestyle)
  • Deli style coleslaw
  • Lentil & wheat berry salad
  • Greek pasta salad
  • Four bean salad
  • Garden salad
  • Traditional Caesar salad

Mains ($12-20/person)

  • Gourmet three-cheese macaroni and cheese
  • Shepherd’s pie
  • Chili (traditional or vegetarian)
  • Pulled pork
  • Chicken alfredo
  • Penne with homemade marinara sauce (choice of sausage or chicken)
  • Penne with seasonal vegetables in sesame sauce
  • Beef or vegetarian stew

We also offer…

  • Seasonal Soups ($3-6/person)
  • Appetizers (Cold and Hot) ($12-20/person)
  • Cheese Boards ($35-65 each)
  • Dessert Trays ($3-5/person)
  • Seasonal Fruit Pies ($15-18 each)
  • Fully Catered Dinners ($25 per person and up)