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    Endless Entertainment at East Park

    Spring is finally here and soon enough it will be time to enjoy a little bit of outdoor fun. London’s natural scenic beauty makes it the perfect place to be outdoors, and for those looking for more than just a little bit of outdoor fun, East Park is your go-to adventure center.

    East Park offers hours upon hours of fun for the whole family. Let your adrenaline run wild as you test drive go-karts on a 1,800-foot race track or hit some balls at the driving range and batting cages. In addition to a driving range and mini-golf course, East Park is also home to the finest executive golf course in London. Relax the day away with 18 holes of pristine green.

    If the weather is especially inviting, East Park also happens to be the proud home of London’s largest waterpark. Fully packed with over 7 slides, tubing, and giant pools galore, there’s no better place to cool off and have fun with the whole family. If indoor activities are more your style, fear not, rock-climbing, bumper cars, jungle gyms, and a full arcade await.

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    The Magic of the JUNO Awards

    For almost 50 years, the JUNO Awards have been proudly celebrating Canada’s top artists - both established and new. What was once Canada’s greatest awards show grew beyond our wildest dreams and one day a year was nowhere near enough to contain it. The JUNO Awards “On The Road” now showcases a new city every year for an entire week of locally driven festivities and honors. This year, March 11-17 will be London, Ontario’s turn to show the rest of Canada just how talented and driven our city is. Located close to the magic, Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre wants to be your gateway to the festivities.

    From comedy shows to jams and electrifying concerts, JUNO Week will have something for everybody. Most of the festivities will take place at various venues around Downtown London. Show up, follow the crowds and have a blast. The week will wrap up with the awards ceremony Saturday, March 17th at the Budweiser Gardens.

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    Experience London’s Premier Events

    When business is done and the sun goes down, you’ll want to experience London the way that locals do. Conveniently located less than 6 km away, Budweiser Gardens is London’s premier indoor event stadium and offers a wide assortment of year-round entertainment. All February long, come see London’s professional basketball and hockey teams, the London Lightning and London Knights, duke it out with rivals multiple times every week.

    The ice rink is not only for ferocious hockey games; those traveling with family can attend one of multiple Disney on Ice shows at the end of February and beginning of March. You may even be able to catch a rock concert or two during your visit. No matter what brings you to London, make sure to keep an eye out for any potential shows and events at the Budweiser Gardens.

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    Feel the Music Scene

    Everyone knows about London’s beautiful parks and scenery, but many are not aware of the bustling music scene that lies at the heart of the town’s nightlife. If you want to check out top touring artists, London Music Hall is the place to be. Located in the heart of Downtown London and around 5 km from Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, this local gem is sure to make your night more exciting.

    For years, London Music Hall has been bringing the music scene to London with the hottest international artists, local staples, and everything in between. This state-of-the-art venue has top-notch production and even boasts a second adjacent stage area, Rum Runners, to really let you get the best bang for your buck. With near-nightly shows every month of the year and a wide range of performances, there’s something for every breed of music lover.

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    Everyone knows the age-old saying, “a Sunday fun-day keeps the doctor away.” Okay, maybe that’s not exactly how it goes, but when you consider that Sunday means brunch-day, who cares? Luckily, Ivey Spencer is taking over 2019 with a brand new brunch series that’s sure to spice up your weekends.

    Our elegant brunch series kicks off Sunday, February 10th with a Valentine’s Day extravaganza. Skip the 2-hour wait at a restaurant most people can’t pronounce and instead pronounce your love a little early with our brunch made for two.

    If your Valentine’s week is too booked to enjoy our delicious brunch classics, fear not, our gourmet series of brunches will also be available April, May, June, October, and December. We look forward to filling you with mimosas and more so come get some while the getting’s good.

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    Meet Your Wedding

    Surprises can sometimes be a warm welcome, but definitely not on your wedding day. On Sunday, January 27 from 2 pm to 4 pm, Ivey Spencer would like to extend an exclusive, complimentary invitation to you for our Wedding Open House. Come spend your Sunday exploring both our beautiful grounds and culinary expertise with delectable hors d’oeuvres and maybe even win a prize or two!

    It’s one thing to see names and qualifications on paper, but we want you to meet our team and feel at ease and confident about your wedding destination choice. Our onsite wedding planner will be here to answer questions, and you will have the opportunity to meet our hand-picked expert vendors. Come get a firsthand look at the planners who will be making your big day a magical experience.

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    Retreat Activities for the Fall Season

    As the weather cools down and the leaves begin to change, it’s the perfect time to partake in all the outdoor activities that Ivey Spencer has to offer. Fuel up in the morning with a farm-fresh meal in our largest restaurant, Asher’s Dining Room. Afterward, guests can take full advantage of our scenic trails, suited for hiking, biking, and long strolls. Sports fans will find plenty of ways to stay active whether its playing volleyball, baseball, basketball or soccer. If team-building is a part of your party’s agenda, opt for a high-ropes adventure—a fun and active way to strengthen your team’s bond. After a long day of activity, you’ll be eager to unwind in one of our restaurants or lounges. We recommend reserving our Poplar Lounge (ideal for parties with 75 guests or less) to delight in the crisp fall air and enjoy cocktails by the firepit. Contact our experienced event planner to create a customized schedule for your group.