Events

Government House has many partners and stakeholders that use the facility for various events. For information on Honour or Awards ceremonies being held at Government House, please visit the Lieutenant Governor’s website.

Government House cannot be rented out for private personal functions. Please refer to our facilities section for more information.

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  GHHS Event

May 04, 2019

Government House Ballroom

Repeats: daily until May 6, 2019.

Since 1991, Victorian teas are a long-held tradition at Government House. Hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society in the Henry Newlands Ballroom, they offer a unique setting for this time-honoured tradition. There are two sittings each day at 1:00 and 2:30.  Reservations are required.  The deadline is Friday noon of the week in which the tea…

  GHHS Event

Jun 01, 2019

Government House Ballroom

Repeats: daily until June 3, 2019.

Since 1991, Victorian teas are a long-held tradition at Government House. Hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society in the Henry Newlands Ballroom, they offer a unique setting for this time-honoured tradition. There are two sittings each day at 1:00 and 2:30.  Reservations are required.  The deadline is Friday noon of the week in which the tea…

  Indoor Event

Jun 21, 2019

Government House Garden

Repeats: yearly on June 21 until June 22, 2023.

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day Government House will be recognizing this date with a blessing ceremony in the Edwardian Gardens for the planting of sacred tobacco plants, grown from seeds that were gifted to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. A reception is to follow in the Ballroom. This event is open to the public and His Honour, W. Thomas Molloy, Lieutenant Governor of…

  LGO Event

Jul 01, 2019

Government House

Repeats: yearly on July 01.

You’re invited to attend the Lieutenant Governor’s Canada Day Celebrations', held annually on Canada Day! For more information on what’s happening on this special day, please visit the Lieutenant Governor’s website.

  GHHS Event

Jul 06, 2019

Government House Ballroom

Repeats: daily until July 8, 2019.

Since 1991, Victorian teas are a long-held tradition at Government House. Hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society in the Henry Newlands Ballroom, they offer a unique setting for this time-honoured tradition. There are two sittings each day at 1:00 and 2:30.  Reservations are required.  The deadline is Friday noon of the week in which the tea…

  GHHS Event

Sep 07, 2019

Government House Ballroom

Repeats: daily until September 9, 2019.

Since 1991, Victorian teas are a long-held tradition at Government House. Hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society in the Henry Newlands Ballroom, they offer a unique setting for this time-honoured tradition. There are two sittings each day at 1:00 and 2:30.  Reservations are required.  The deadline is Friday noon of the week in which the tea…

  GHHS Event

Oct 05, 2019

Government House Ballroom

Repeats: daily until October 7, 2019.

Since 1991, Victorian teas are a long-held tradition at Government House. Hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society in the Henry Newlands Ballroom, they offer a unique setting for this time-honoured tradition. There are two sittings each day at 1:00 and 2:30.  Reservations are required.  The deadline is Friday noon of the week in which the tea…

  Indoor Event

Oct 30, 2019

Government House

Repeats: yearly on October 30.

This family friendly evening features tours, activities and games for all ages!

  GHHS Event

Nov 02, 2019

Government House Ballroom

Repeats: daily until November 4, 2019.

Since 1991, Victorian teas are a long-held tradition at Government House. Hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society in the Henry Newlands Ballroom, they offer a unique setting for this time-honoured tradition. There are two sittings each day at 1:00 and 2:30.  Reservations are required.  The deadline is Friday noon of the week in which the tea…

  Indoor Event

Nov 11, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019

We need the week to transform Government House into a picturesque Victorian Christmas wonder.

  GHHS Event

Dec 07, 2019

Government House

Repeats: daily until December 9, 2019.

Presented by the Government House Historical Society, this event so popular it requires you enter a lottery system to get a seat. Ballot to enter for the Christmas tea is available from September 1st to October 1st.

  Indoor Event

Dec 25, 2019 - Dec 26, 2019

GH

Repeats: yearly on December 25.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Government House!

  LGO Event

Jan 01, 2020

Government House

Repeats: yearly on January 01.

Lieutenant Governor Edgar Dewdney first started the New Year’s Day Levee at Government House in 1884. We continue this tradition and invite you to meet the Lieutenant Governor and celebrate the New Year with us! Please visit the Lieutenant Governor’s website for more information.