Book an Event Space

Update November 2022

Please note the Fairmont Social Lounge is unavailable for booking at this time.  We are taking bookings for our Dining Hall available from 10 am to 4 pm.

Booking Enquiry Form

If you would like to direct guests to our space, we have wayfinding information and an indoor map of S. John’s College.

Maximum *Capacity and Room Rates effective April 15, 2022

Please note that room capacity is reviewed on an on-going basis, please contact for further information.

 Our Venues

Social Lounge    

With its high cathedral ceilings, excellent acoustics, fireplace, baby grand piano and polished concrete floor, the Social Lounge is our most versatile space and is used for lectures, concerts, workshops, lunches and fireside chats, receptions, seminars, coffee houses, and more!

Available: 8:00 am to 6:00 PM

  • wireless internet
  • accessible washrooms
  • PA system in the room

60 reception style, 70 theatre style, 40 workshop style, and for dining


Please note these are maximum capacity number and are subject to change for COVID-19 safety.

This is a flat fee and includes one event setup.
  van der Linden
Dining Hall
 Available: 11:00 am to 4:00 PM


  • wireless internet
  • accessible washrooms
  • PA system in the room

Maximum capacity is 90.

Our rectangular tables are 6″ long 

Please note these are maximum capacity number and are subject to change for COVID-19 safety.

Setup is more limited in this space and there may a fee for large setups
Equipment Rental
Screen – $25

Podium- $30
Microphone – $40
Flipchart stands – $30
Mixer and portable speakers – $50
LCD projector – $75
Large rolling whiteboard – $50

Professional Flat Panel Display 55″ – $100
(this would be in place of a screen and LCD projector, laptop directly plugs into display)
SJC Culinary Service
Chef Clarence Tay and his staff provide cuisine drawn from culinary traditions around the globe. Chef Tay can put together menu selections that will work within your budget and our catering staff will take care of you from start to finish.Check out our catering menu or find out how you can join us for dinner!
Please refer to our Catering Policies for more information on having liquor at your function.

Thank you for your interest in booking an event at St. John’s College!  Please note the College is unable to take any further bookings this summer and we look forward to working with you in the Fall!