Weddings at Fort Malden National Historic Site

Weddings at Fort Malden
Wedding Party
© Parks Canada / Eryn Shea Photography

A venue as unique as your day

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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

Engagement and Wedding photographs
A moment on the barracks porch
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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. The couple will also receive a complimentary one year annual pass so they may come back and visit as many times as they wish.

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Wedding Ceremonies

Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Ceremonies
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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.

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Wedding Receptions

View of the reception
Wedding Reception Tent
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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. 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.

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Contact Information

Please contact Fort Malden National Historic Site to discuss hosting your wedding here.