ALE is a wheelchair accessible venue with automated front door entrance, accessible washrooms, parking and plenty of space for Para-Transpo bus drop offs and pickups.
ALE is a wheelchair accessible venue with automated front door entry, accessible washrooms, a built in ramp for the Covered Patio, ample accessible parking and plenty of space for Para-Transpo bus drop offs and pickups.
With over 100 spaces, ALE's parking lot is on site, convenient and free of charge.
Overhead sound system & wireless microphone powered by Spotify
Projector, screen & accompanying cables HDMI, VGA & Apple™ adapter
ALE recommends Audio Visual tests on all host-provided technology & presentations 24 hours prior to any event.
ALE is not responsible for any technical difficulties occurrent during an event
Frequently asked questions
How do I book an ALE Event?
Speak to an ALE Team Member and someone from our Events Team will be in touch with you. We often have an in person consultation, however consults for small events can be done via phone or email. A formal quote will be given to the host and then a deposit will be required to secure the booking.
What is ALE's guest count capacity?
175 guests, for a cocktail style party. For plated meals, your event needs will dictate maximum guest count.
What do I need to know about the Event Deposit?
What if I have to cancel my event?
In most cases, a $250.00 deposit is refundable until three weeks prior to your event and a $500.00 deposit is refundable until eight weeks prior to your event. After the deadline, ALE will keep the deposit; it is likely that we will not be able to re-book anything on your event date. For further information, please consult your ALE event coordinator.
What is the gratuity cost for an event at ALE?
ALE charges a 17% gratuity based on the subtotal of the event. This is distributed to everyone who helped coordinate, set up, execute and tear down your event.
What will an ALE Event Coordinator do for me?
Our Events Team will provide you with an initial consultation and quote. They will also organize your events details as they are presented. Floor plans are often provided for complex events. Your Day of Coordinator will assist with simple decor and will manage both the set up and execution of your event. In short, it's our job to make sure you and your guests have a great time!
Do you provide table linens?
Do you have any decor that I can use?
ALE has a variety of vases, candle holders, easels and charger plates available to use free of charge. Your Coordinator can assist with providing more information about decor that would enhance your event.
I'm looking for a certain food/beverage offering. Can I make my own event package?
Our team takes pride in making all of our events unique and to the liking of our hosts and their guests. We will work with you as much as possible to find a suitable event offering that fits your wants and needs.
I want to offer my guests beverages during the event. How does this work?
Final bar bills are always based on actual day of consumption. Your Coordinator can provide you with an estimate to give you an idea about what costs would likely be. Bar options can include drink tickets, open bar, cash bar etc. Please speak to your coordinator for more details.
Do you allow outside food or drinks?
ALE only allows outside cakes & cupcakes. All other food and beverage must be purchased through ALE or the event host will be charged accordingly based on the item brought.
What are your minimum spending requirements?
Events that occur outside of peak lunch and dinner hour have a lower spending requirement per guest than events during peak lunch and dinner hour. Your Coordinator will inform you of the minimum spending requirement for your particular event date/time.
When do I need to give my Coordinator final event details?
We need to know your final details 7-10 days before your event for preparation purposes. Final details usually include: guest count, guest arrival time, meal start time, food allergies, decor enhancements and any other requests from your coordinator. A pre-order for main course may be necessary depending on your guest count and meal plan.
When can I set up my event?
Often we ask hosts to drop their decor off the day before their event so our team can get started on the set up; we want to take your stress away! Host arrival on the day of the event is usually one hour prior to guest arrival.
Are there any decor items not permitted at the venue?
Due to liability reasons, the following items are barred from use at any and all events at ALE;