Booking Guidelines

The Francis Winspear Centre for Music - home of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra - is pleased to accept bookings for all groups.

Operating on a September to August season, the Edmonton Symphony, as the resident orchestra, retains first booking privileges on select dates.

Please contact us at 780-401-2522 to inquire about your chosen date.


Payment of Deposits

An initial deposit, equivalent to 100% of the base rent, must be remitted along with a signed lease at least 4 months before the event.



If a booking is cancelled once the deposit has been received, 100% of the deposit is forfeited plus any incurred or committed expenses.



Proof of Liability coverage of $2,000,000 required at time of signing lease agreement.


Approval of Printed Material

The Licensee shall provide for approval of the Winspear Centre, proofs of all signs, tickets, programs, advertisements, or any other printed material prior to public display or distribution.


Merchandise Sales

The Winspear Centre collects a 20% commission on all merchandise sales. This does not include a seller. Sellers are available at $21 per hour.


House Seats

For events in Enmax Hall, 24 designated seats will be retained for the exclusive use of the Winspear Centre without charge. *Does not apply to bookings of The Studio, Founders' Room or Lobby Spaces.


SOCAN & Re:Sound

SOCAN and Re:Sound fees for music use may apply for your event. If you have questions, please visit and