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Looking for a location for your event?

Look no further, we have the perfect location for you! The Amphitheatre is designed to adapt to any event or function, large and small.

It is one of Canada's largest purpose built outdoor entertainment venues!

The Amphitheatre is designed to host large scale national events with audience sizes up to 50,000 persons as well as small local community events.

It is uniquely configured to be capable of hosting multiple independent events at the same time.

The Amphitheatre is also a year round venue, featuring 6 regulation size hockey ice surfaces in the winter!

For information on the technical specifications please click here.

For food/retail vendor information and application please click here.

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Amphitheatre Specifications


  • Viewing for over 50,000 spectators at maximum capacity.
  • Parking for 1,400 vehicles plus public transportation depot which allows for the loading of multiple buses at one time. Offsite parking arrangements and bus shuttle services would have to be negotiated.
  • 28 concession stations each with two 20 AMP or one 30 AMP or one 50 AMP, and water hook up.
  • 32 micro vending sites each with one 15 AMP.
  • Multiple beverage gardens depending on setup.
  • Multiple VIP areas depending on setup.
  • Can be used for multiple different venues at one time.

Site Features:

  • Perimeter lighting, each with banners.
  • Perimeter fencing; separated from other FWHP attractions.
  • ODA accessible pathways, lawns, reserved seating areas.
  • Designated helicopter pad.
  • Parking lots are grass turf and could be used for camping, exhibitions, sporting activities or other uses.
  • Six outdoor ice surfaces.
  • Snow guns for winter activity construction.
  • Fibre optic grid to enable wireless services, security cameras and central command centre.

Production Features:

  • Designed for world class stage sizes.
  • Parking & simultaneous unloading for 4 tractor trailers.
  • Power; world class, LEX Powergate Camlock connect, double neutral, 3 phase:
      • Audio & Video power - one 400 AMP, two 200 AMP
      • Lighting power - two 400 AMP
      • Front of house - one 100 AMP general, two 100 AMP for follow spots
      • Sound towers with flexible rigging points - two 100 AMP
  • Underground conduits between front of house and stage areas.
  • Backstage; 12 coach/trailer pedestals, each with two 20 AMP or one 30 AMP or one 50 AMP, and water hook up.
  • Food and beverage service from the Visitor Centre.


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Meetings & Conferences

Surrounded by nature, inspired by history

Come to Fort William Historical Park for your next meeting, conference, or retreat. Situated on the banks of the beautiful Kaministiquia River in Thunder Bay, Ontario, our heritage site provides the perfect setting for your meeting or event in any season. Unique custom-designed packages and outstanding venues will ensure that your stay is unforgettable.

Fort William Historical Park is a majestic reconstruction of the original Fort William that served as the headquarters for the North West Company's vast fur trading empire from 1803 to 1821. The Fort offers a picturesque natural setting within Thunder Bay's city limits - a friendly community just a short drive from the Minnesota border on Lake Superior.

Our award-winning site is equipped with first class meeting and banquet facilities available year round for conferences, weddings and other private and corporate functions. Choose from a variety of meeting spaces and services including four distinctive air-conditioned and fully-licensed banquet rooms, a multitude of heritage buildings, and limitless outdoor locations.

Take part in exciting recreational and team-building activities as well as guided tours. Enjoy canoeing and kayaking on the Kam River, aboriginal culture sessions in the Learning Wigwam, and many other team-building experiences. Our diverse programs let you create a package that best suits your group's needs.

Fort William Historical Park has it all - a pristine natural setting, a wide-range of facilities components, and quality catering. Make your reservation today!

Fort William Historical Park Offers:

  • Guided Tours
  • Beaver Club Dinners and Voyageur Feasts
  • Meeting Rooms to accommodate 30-500 people
  • Period Costume Rentals
  • Business and multi-media service
  • Amphitheatre and Large Outdoor Space
  • World class catering service
  • Custom-Designed Team-Building Activities
  • Large Outdoor Fireplace and Catering Services at our Astronomy Centre