Interior of university club with tables set up around keynote speaker

Welcome to Alumni Memorial Hall

Welcome to Alumni Memorial Hall, one of the most beautiful event spaces on McMaster’s campus. Conference & Event Services’ expert event planners are thrilled to partner with Hospitality Services to uphold the reputation of this space by offering world-class dining and event management for the McMaster community and the beyond.

On this page, you can find everything you need to host a successful event. Once you determine the number of people you are inviting, you can explore the spaces in Alumni Memorial Hall to pick which one suits your capacity needs and budget. If you plan to have music, photography, or require parking, you can scroll down on this page to get links to McMaster partner websites, policies and resources that are recommended by our events experts.

Amenities and Rates

For over forty years, Alumni Memorial Hall has been a focal point for intellectual, cultural and social interaction on campus for faculty, staff and alumni of McMaster University.

The amenities of Alumni Memorial Hall include the historic Great Hall, and the West Room is a popular location to host meetings or social gatherings.

Event SpaceCapacityRoom TypeHalf Day (4 hours or less)Full Day (4+ hours)
Great Hall72Banquet Style$488$938
West Room20Board Style $158$315
Additional audio visual, set up and labour fees may apply. Weekend rental fee premiums may apply. Wedding pricing is separate.

Hosting and Capacity

We are thrilled that the Great Hall and West Room are open to all – we invite event inquiries from the McMaster Community and the general public.

Setup Type (Capacity)The Great Hall (Full)The Great Hall (Half)The West Room (Full)The West Room (Half)
Theatre Style Setup 120603015
Stand-Up Reception150754020
Plate Service Setup 72362713
Buffet Service Setup 72362713
U-Shaped Setup N/AN/A2412
Board StyleN/AN/A2010