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Use of the Central Experimental Farm for public activities

Weddings on the Farm

When planning a wedding on the Farm, contact the Central Experimental Farm to receive a Permission/Authorization to Use form. Complete, sign and return the form with a payment of $28.25 ($25.00 + $3.25 HST) payable to the Receiver General for Canada. This fee is non-refundable.

Ceremony and guests

Location and access

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Host a charitable activity at the Farm

We review event proposals each autumn for the year following. Email your proposal for a public activity to (aafc.cef-fec.aac@canada.ca) by October 31. Late proposals will not be reviewed. We publish a calendar of approved activities for the following year by November 30.

Information to include in your activity proposal

Once the activity is approved, please contact the Central Experimental Farm to receive a Permission/Authorization to Use form. Complete, sign and return the form with payment of $28.25 ($25.00 + $3.25 HST) payable to the Receiver General for Canada. This pay is non-refundable.

Requestors will also be required to provide proof of insurance (minimum $1,000,000 and $5,000,000 depending of the type of activity) for liabilities associated with the activity and the use of Crown property.

Note: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada does not support commercial activities such as music concerts, flea markets or amusement parks.

Rules for use of the Arboretum at the Farm

Activities for charitable organizations are to be held in the Arboretum. On occasion, activities involving walks or runs may be allowed to use roads on the Farm, depending on day of the week and time of day, seasonal farm operations and the estimated number of participants.

Dogs on the Central Experimental Farm

Dogs on the Central Experimental Farm (CEF) must be on-leash at all times. Owners must clean up after their pets. The City of Ottawa provides regulations related to dogs and has been asked to enforce its regulations respecting animal care and control on CEF property.

Canine visitors are welcome in the following areas:

Owners are asked to not take their pets into any of the research fields or the Ornamental Gardens.

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