Foothills Centennial Centre
The Foothills Centennial Centre (FCC) is a multi-purpose event venue that has meeting rooms, a commercial kitchen, a covered patio, ample parking, a senior's centre, and a 10,000 square-foot hall that can be divided into four smaller halls. The facility is a perfect venue to hold weddings, fundraisers, community events, tradeshows, conferences, team building events, concerts, a celebration of life, and various other functions.
The centre is also connected to the Pason Centennial Arenas, which has 2 full size hockey arenas, a leisure ice surface and 3 additional multi-purpose spaces that can be used for meetings, dry land training, programs and various other activities.
FCC is the perfect choice for your next event!
Hosting an Event
Okotoks has a variety of chefs, catering companies, florists, entertainers, corporate team-building professionals and photographers to meet your catering, decoration and supply needs and who can help you create the experience you want for your guests.
Check out the Okotoks Business Directory for a variety of local businesses who can meet all your event planning needs.
For non-residents, temporary, Trade Show, Special Events or Markets, a vendor or business that does not have a permanent location within Okotoks but is conducting business in the Town boundaries requires a business license.
Business Licensing | Town of Okotoks
If you are hosting an event at the Foothills Centennial Centre with food and/or alcohol, please visit the following websites to ensure all required permits you require are in place.
- Flexible room configurations from 1,400 to 10,000 square feet
- Ability to hold up to 400 people seated or 1,100 standing, depending on room configuration (see more information below under Room Layouts)
- Tables & Chairs included. Your choice of:
- 8' x 3' tables
- 5' round tables
- Stackable black upholstered, cushioned chairs (accept most chair covers)
- All folding tables have steel legs and hard plastic tops
- Commercial kitchen rental available
- AV system
- ADSL wi-fi
- A covered outdoor patio area, ideal for post game parties, outdoor events and barbeques
Our kitchen is used by many groups for all kinds of food preparation, with plenty of space to work within. Enjoy the comfort of working in a commercial kitchen with room and equipment to cater an event or prep food for up to 1,000 people:
- enormous preparation island
- 2 utility sinks
- an oversized fridge
- double-door commercial oven and stove
- 3 convection ovens
- warming ovens
- 3-stream waste sorting system
- waste disposal
- WIFI is available throughout the building in both 2.4 and 5G
- High definition projection system in Mesken, Smith and Woods Rooms:
Accepts HDMI and VGA inputs
Smaller portable systems are available in 4X3 format VGA or HDMI
Can accommodate MacBooks with mini DVI display port
Our flexible space is designed to be flexible for a variety of configurations and needs. With retractable walls, we can customize the size and room layout to meet your unique needs.
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Room dimensions and capacities
- Keith Hall: 400 seated banquet style, 800 seated theatre style (9,000 ft2)
- Woods Room: 39' x 75' (2,925 ft2 )
- Smith Room: 41' x 73' (2,997 ft2 )
- Mesken Room: 3 room configuration options:
- 41' x 40'
- 34' x 40'
- 75' x 40'
- Rotary Room: up to 100 people (with non fixed seats; 813 ft2).
- Rotunda Room: capacity up to 42 people (with non-fixed seats and tables)
Note: the senior's area is run independently by the Okotoks & District Seniors Club and is not bookable. To learn more about the Seniors Centre visit their website at okotoksseniors.ca.
Use this handy chart to help you figure out exactly what each room configuration costs!
- Non-Prime time is Monday to Thursday
- Prime time is Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
- A facility attendant fee will apply to bookings ending past 1 a.m.
- A facility cleaning fee will be charged when required.
- Additional fees may apply based on booking requirements.
- All rates are subject to GST
*from Town Rates and Fees Bylaw, updated January 1, 2022
|Room||Rental||Unit of Measure|
Keith Hall Non-Prime
|Keith Hall Prime||$1,389.35||Per day|
|Mesken Room Non-Prime||$283.10||Per day|
|Mesken Room Prime||$567.20||Per day|
|Mesken West Room Non-Prime||$133.25||Per day|
|Mesken West Room Prime||$265.40||Per day|
|Mesken East Room Non-Prime||$160.30||Per day|
|Mesken East Room Prime||$301.80||Per day|
|Smith Room (w/stage) Non-Prime||$348.65||Per day|
|Smith Room (w/stage) Prime||$697.30||Per day|
|Woods Room Non-Prime||$283.10||Per day|
|Woods Room Prime||$567.20||Per day|
|Rotunda Room (small meeting space)|
|Local/Non-profit/Last minute||$17.10||Per hour|
|Local Social||$28.50||Per hour|
|Rotary Room (medium meeting space)|
|Local/Non-profit/Last minute||$22.80||Per hour|
|Local Social||$35.60||Per hour|
Commercial Kitchen (minimum 2 hours)
|Bartenders||$25.00||Per bartender/per hour|
(minimum 3 hours/bartender)
|Facility Cleaning Fee||$265.25|
Per occurrence when required
A facility for any occasion
Price-tags in larger centers can be a barrier to hosting events. In Okotoks, you can execute your event in a lovely setting, without having to worry about inflated costs, parking shortages or multiple locations – at the Foothills Centennial Centre we have it all.
We strive to provide a first class event facility in comfort, safety, and functionality for all your event needs.