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Parkwood Estate Tennis Court & Arbour

Evening Wedding Ceremony Arbour Parkwood Estate

The perfect combination of rustic and garden elegance!


Parkwood National Historic Site & Heritage Garden

270 Simcoe Street North

Oshawa, ON L1G 4T5


“The Parkwood gardens have references to the great gardens of England and Europe, but with a 20th-century spirit. Much of the landscape design draws inspiration from the English Arts & Crafts gardening movement. This style called for a high degree of formality near the house, dissolving into less formal presentation with distance from the house, including a broad expanse of immaculate lawn.”


The Tennis Court is nestled on the West side of the Estate, giving it a quieter, more private aesthetic than the other gardens.  Surrounded by towering, mature trees to the South, and perennial florals and foliage to the West, the wide expanse of the grassed tennis court is the largest, flattest area in the gardens.  The gardens provide a beautiful backdrop for ceremonies, picnics, and seated events.  The East side of the Tennis Court provides a view of the mansion with proximity to the Italian Garden, accessibility ramp and public washrooms.

The Arbour, adjacent to the Tennis Court is the ideal location for covered celebrations and meetings.  Patio stones provide solid footing for tables & chairs.  Vintage string-lights adorn the wooden structure for a warm, rustic feeling.  Two sides are open to mature trees with a view of the South Lawn. A roll up door on the North side can provide added air flow when open or added warmth and protection when closed. Lexan windows on the West side of the structure provide extra light while keeping the area cool and private.

Arbour Amenities

  • Ideal for 60 – 100 guests
  • Provides shelter from the elements of unpredictable Canadian weather
  • Photos and/or video in all accessible garden areas
  • Proximity to parking on site and paid parking at Lakeridge Health Oshawa
  • Arbour is accessible
  • Tennis Court is partially accessible
  • Proximity to public washrooms


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Suzanne Peat Professional Wedding and Event Planner

Suzanne Peat

Wedding & Event Planner

Wedding Producer and Event Designer at Kenneth Robert Entertainment and Gallery Events, is recognized as a Professional Wedding Planner with the Association of Bridal Consultants since 2008. Extensive experience includes garden nuptials, large gala weddings, corporate seminars and holiday parties. With her significant accomplishments in planning both corporate and social functions as well as her achievements in personal financial planning, she is a great benefit to couples planning a celebration with numerous decisions and details to figure out. With a certification in Training, Suzanne is mentoring new Wedding Planners as they begin their journey in the industry.

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