The Ozawa Pavilion is a unique and memorable venue for groups of 20-26 seated, up to 40 for stand-up style receptions, or overnight stays for two.

Overlooking the renowned Kurimoto Japanese Garden, the Ozawa Pavilion combines traditional Japanese design and materials with modern innovation, and can be best described as a guesthouse with a tea room.

A traditional Japanese-style table seating up to 20 guests rises out of the tatami floor (woven grass) in the main meeting room, with full views of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden through sliding rice paper doors and windows (shoji). An additional six guests can be seated in an adjoining foyer. Amenities include a fully equipped modern kitchen area, washrooms and shower facilities.

The Ozawa Pavilion can be rented alone, or in combination with the adjacent Ikoi no ba, (joined by a rear deck), which has a capacity of 16 (seated) to 30 (standing) guests.

The Ozawa Pavilion is also an ideal location for corporate meetings and retreats.


Special Occasion Rentals

Are you celebrating an anniversary, a milestone birthday, a bridal shower, a graduation or another special occasion? Make it extraordinary in this beautiful setting.


Overnight Stays

An one-of-a-kind setting for wedding nights, anniversaries or special getaways, with exclusive use of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden after public hours.


Wedding Day Rentals

The Ozawa Pavilion is a serene spot to prepare and get dressed for a wedding, to refresh yourself for photos, or for the wedding party to take a break on a busy day. Available for guests who have booked their wedding ceremony at the Garden only.


Your Ozawa Pavilion rental includes

  • Admission to the Garden and free parking for all your guests
  • Access to the Kurimoto Japanese Garden (exclusive access for overnight stays and functions outside of regular garden hours)
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Coffee and tea supplies
  • Overnight bookings: access for two guests, all bedding, sheets & towels


Additional Information

  • Functions at the Ozawa Pavilion can be self-catered in the fully equipped kitchen, or you may choose from one of the Garden’s preferred caterers for everything from soup and sandwiches to special celebration dinners. Contact the Wedding & Event department for a list of caterers.
  • If you wish to serve alcohol at your function, you must obtain a license (available where you purchase your beverages).
  • All footwear must be removed at the door. Bare feet are not permitted on the tatami mats. (Clean socks are provided).
  • All décor must be approved in advance – no tacks, tape or any other items can be affixed to the walls or ceiling.
  • Due to the delicate nature of construction materials (e.g. paper walls), the Ozawa Pavilion is not recommended for groups with small children, unless they are carefully supervised.


Ozawa Pavilion Rental Rates

2 hour rental wedding day rentals only $200
Half-day rental up to 4 hours $325
Full-day rental up to 8 hours $500
Overnight check in 4 pm,
check out noon,
two people maximum
$500
Ozawa Pavilion and Ikoi no Ba combined Half day rental $575
Ozawa Pavilion and Ikoi no Ba combined Full day rental $850

Prices do not include GST. Rates subject to change. A 50% non-refundable reservation deposit is required at the time of booking. 


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For more information or to book, call 780-987-3054 ext. 2223 or email dbg.bookings@ualberta.ca

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