Urban Element

An inspirational backdrop to your most memorable event.

An inspirational backdrop to your most memorable event.

a unique wedding venue

A unique mix of heritage and contemporary design, urban element’s home in Old Fire Station No. 11 exudes an ambiance unlike any other wedding venue in Ottawa. Our 1,700 sq ft of contemporary ‘urban-rustic’ space includes a 20’ communal dining table and open-concept kitchen which offer the perfect backdrop to your intimate group dinner (16-32 ppl) or cocktail-style wedding reception (40-70 ppl). We are a licensed venue, and offer everything on your wedding checklist, including local parking options, wheelchair accessibility, wi-fi, a sound system, decorative lighting, and local and national artworks.



urban element is the exclusive caterer at Adelina, a wedding and special event venue like no other. Owned by Michele Bourgeois and Greg Ross, this tranquil property is located in a beautifully wooded area of Gatineau, Quebec. With a combined background in design, event planning and environmental education, Michele and Greg offer an inspiring and unique destination.

The urban element culinary team creates custom menus and seasonal hand-crafted food that aligns with the natural beauty and elegance of Adelina. Full catering management pre, during and post-event, and over 15 years of wedding expertise ensures a flawless event…from ceremony through to cocktails and dinner, and late-night revelry! View images

sample cocktail menu | sample dinner menu


“The team at the urban element turned our wedding into an experience my husband and I will never forget. The attention to detail made all the difference.”

Andrea & James


Our philosophy is rooted in fresh, local and seasonal food, and leverages the latest food trends, farm-to-table dining, and innovative local producers. We have access to the best chefs, allowing us to design and execute a menu you and your guests will talk about for years to come!


meticulous event planning

Our events team has a combined 30+ years of experience in planning corporate and private events, and in the art of service and hospitality. We can help you plan a wedding that is truly unique and a reflection of who you are. We begin by getting to know our couples, their vision and expectations before designing the custom menus, culinary cocktails and add-on event options that will help to create a truly unforgettable event.


For inspiration and help in planning your wedding or other memorable event.

contact carley

wedding gallery

We create customized events that are carefully planned and meticulously executed, from that first meeting with you to the moment the last guest departs. (Click image to enlarge)

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