Photography: Weddings

All bookings must be in writing and only the COUPLE may complete the request. Requests cannot be received from photographer, friends or parents.

Please complete the BOOKING APPLICATION (PDF)

The application will request the following information:

  • Name of couple - applicant(s)
  • Contact Information (phone, and email)
  • The only locations permitted are the Grand Staircase and the Rotunda, no other areas inside of the building can be accessed
  • Date requested (year and day)
  • Time slot requested - 1 Hour time slot only
    Time slots are as follows:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. ‑ 6:30 p.m.
  • Total number of people who will attend the photo session is limited to 25 people.

After your booking application has been received, a Manitoba Government representative will contact you within five business days to discuss your application.

Please Note:

  • Only 60 minutes are allowed per party on the Grand Staircase and in the Rotunda.
  • All guests 18 and over must have valid Government identification to present at security.
  • All guests will be subject to metal detection screening.
  • No reservations are required for photographs outside the building.
  • The grounds in front of Government House (10 Kennedy Street) are out-of-bounds from the driveway to Assiniboine Avenue.
  • No wedding ceremonies are permitted in the building or on the grounds.

For information regarding event requests, please contact