Great Hall

Fort Henry's Great Hall is a unique and beautiful venue option for any private function and is available throughout the year. Private functions include meetings, conferences, banquets, anniversaries, holiday parties, engagement parties and many more. The high ceilings, outdoor patio, and stunning views will be sure to leave your guests delighted and provide the perfect backdrop for your event. Included in the rental fee is the use of all parking, washroom, and kitchen facilities as well as exclusive use of all audio/visual equipment. The Great Hall is able to accommodate a maximum of 140 guests in a banquet-style seating arrangement or 190 guests for reception type events. 


A wedding venue is a place where memories are created and where a new story begins as two people come together. Fort Henry provides a unique setting for your special day. With incredible waterfront views, a seasonal outdoor patio and stunning natural beauty, we have the perfect spot for you! Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or a large wedding extravaganza, our team is here to assist you with all your 'I do' needs to make your day everything you've dreamed of. 

Meeting Room

Looking for a unique space to have daytime meetings? We offer a unique seasonal meeting space situated inside the walls of historic Fort Henry featuring beautiful stonework and arched brick ceilings known as Magazine M. This magnificent space can seat 12 guests comfortably for boardroom functions and up to 50 guests for presentation-style meetings or receptions. 

The daily rental fee includes on-site event coordination, free parking, set up and takedown of event furniture, use of event furniture, use of A/V equipment on site, liaising and more. We also offer half-day rentals. 

Our food service provider is Bytown Catering. Bytown Catering has been providing catering services since 1996 and currently offers one of the region’s most comprehensive catering menus. They ensure that clients receive the highest quality food, reliable delivery times, and personalized service all at reasonable prices. 

Corporate Evenings

May we put your Business in front of our Firing Squad this Summer? 

We would like to dedicate a Sunset Ceremony for your company and employees! Would you relish the opportunity to hear your company name shouted from the rooftops by our Fort Henry Guard during one of our world-famous Sunset Ceremonies at Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada? Interested?  

Have Fort Henry dedicate one of our popular Sunset Ceremonies to your company and employees by booking one of our Corporate Evenings. The world-famous Fort Henry Guard will shout your company's name from the rooftops and give you and your employees a salute at the start of the show.   

Public Events

Fort Henry National Historic Site is perched on a promontory overlooking Lake Ontario, Royal Military College of Canada and the historic downtown of Kingston, Ontario. The nineteenth century British fortification was named part of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007. 

The setting is an incredible venue for hosting prestigious events, dinner parties and enjoying casual and fine dining in the various restaurants and special dining programs.

Explore the many hospitality service programs offered at Fort Henry all year long. Whether you are planning a wedding, school trip, anniversary party or business retreat, there is something for you.

Holiday Dining

Fort Henry's Great Hall is the perfect venue for your holiday gatherings! Whether an intimate occasion or a large corporate party, we have you covered.

The Great Hall is able to accommodate a maximum of 140 guests in a banquet-style seating arrangement or 190 guests for reception type events. Included in the rental fee is the use of all parking, washrooms, audio/visual equipment and as an added bonus, an on-site event coordinator during your event! Our exclusive caterer, Bytown Catering, offers a delicious variety of hors d’oeurves, plated entrees or buffet-style meal options and is happy to cater to your individual needs.