Step back in time to celebrate your special day at the Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site. The beautiful red sandstone of the historic Superintendent’s Residence constructed in a Gothic Revival style, provides a gorgeous backdrop and romantic, Victorian setting for all occasions. The rustic stone walls, lush gardens and century-old trees create the perfect setting for your special day.


Engagement and wedding photographs

The picturesque grounds of the Sault Ste. Marie Canal offer- a unique venue in the heart of downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Our grounds feature many different backdrops -including a park-like setting dotted with century-old trees, - the industrial landscape of the lock, a stunning view of the city’s waterfront and beautiful nineteenth century red sandstone buildings. When you book your wedding or engagement photos (PDF, 8.0 MB) with us, you will receive a two hour session on the grounds complete with a staff representative available to offer - assistance to your photographer and/or wedding party.


Wedding ceremonies

Choose from several ceremony locations from lock-side to the Superintendent’s Residence and West Garden. Whether you event is intimate or extravagant, your group small or large, there is no better place to say “I do” than the beautiful surroundings of the historic Sault Ste. Marie Canal.


Please contact us to discuss fees, timing and other details for your event.