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Weddings at Fort Malden National Historic Site

Wedding Party
© Eryn Shea Photography

A venue as unique as your day

Fort Malden’s picturesque grounds, historic buildings, and serene river front offer a memorable and beautiful venue in which to host your wedding and guests. Located in Historic Amherstburg along the banks of the Detroit River, Fort Malden National Historic Site is a stunning setting full of natural beauty and cultural significance as well.

Engagement and Wedding Photographs

A moment on the barracks porch
© Sarah Durschner Photography

Fort Malden National Historic Site offers a truly memorable and historic backdrop for what will be among your most important and cherished photos. Our grounds offer many different backdrops including waterfront views, rustic rocks, beautiful grounds, and earthworks as well as historic buildings that have stood the test of time. When you book your wedding or engagement photos with us, you will receive a two hour photo session on the grounds with a staff representative to offer any assistance to your photographer and/or wedding party.

Photo Gallery - Wedding Photographs Album

Wedding Ceremonies

Wedding Ceremonies
© Michele Bowman Photography

The perfect wedding day starts with an extraordinary location and no other venue boasts the same one-of-a-kind experience as Fort Malden National Historic Site in the quaint, historic town of Amherstburg does. From the intimate to the most extravagant, for groups small and large, there is no better way to say “I do” than at the historic and stunning location of Fort Malden.

Photo Gallery - Wedding Ceremonies Album

Wedding Receptions

A wedding reception at Fort Malden
© Sarah Durschner Photography

Since Fort Malden National Historic Site opened its doors to the public in 1939, it has quickly become one of Amherstburg’s most alluring attractions for tourists and locals alike. With its spacious grounds, stunning waterfront views, historic buildings, and 19th century aesthetic, Fort Malden is the ideal venue in which to host your wedding and guests. Whether you are seeking to create a casual celebration or a formal tented wedding reception, this unique venue, with its flexible rental packages, is incredibly versatile and easy to personalize to ensure that your day is truly unforgettable.

At Fort Malden, we understand that your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life, so our Special Events Coordinator will be available to assist you with all of your planning needs leading up to, and including, the day of your event. From selecting the placement of your tents to providing you with a list of recommended caterers and other assorted vendors, our Special Events Coordinator has the expertise to facilitate the planning process of your celebration with ease.

Do you need more information?

For further details about hosting your wedding at Fort Malden, please contact our Special Events Coordinator at 519-736-5416 or email