Hosting Events

Outdoor Social Gathering Venues

The Pavilion at Dundurn

Dundurn National Historic Site offers a sheltered pavilion with picnic tables and use of the surrounding grounds. Enjoy a visit to The Historic Kitchen Garden and ask about a guided tour of Dundurn Castle for your guests.

  • A scenic setting overlooking Burlington Bay
  • Sheltered picnic table seating for up to 50 guests
  • 2-acre Historic Kitchen Garden
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Free parking

For bookings and information contact:
Dundurn National Historic Site
Phone 905-546-2872
Email [email protected] 


Whitehern Garden and Grounds

The McQuesten family cherished their spectacular perennial gardens as an oasis. Take yourselves back to a simpler time of picnic baskets and blankets, blue skies, gardens and old-fashioned games. Request a guided group tour of Whitehern Historic House.

  • Beautiful tiered gardens
  • Large manicured side lawn
  • Old-fashioned games available for loan
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Downtown location behind City Hall

For bookings and information contact:
Whitehern Historic House & Garden
Phone 905-546-2872
Email [email protected]


Battlefield Pavilion

Nestled under the Niagara escarpment with its acres of forest, parkland and heritage gardens, Battlefield Park offers a sheltered pavilion with kitchenette, two early 19th century homes and a magnificent stone monument. Book a guided tour of Battlefield House Museum to learn about the Gage family and the Battle of Stoney Creek.

  • Tranquil setting
  • Sheltered picnic table seating for up to 100 guests
  • Kitchenette with fridge, freezer and pop cooler
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Free Parking

For bookings and information contact:
Battlefield House Museum & Park
Phone 905-662-8458
Email [email protected]


Fieldcote Memorial Park

This natural Ancaster oasis features seven acres of woodland, award-winning perennial gardens, woodland trails and charming Tudor-style cottage architecture. Interact with the current exhibitions on display at Fieldcote Museum.

  • Charming Tudor-style cottage architecture
  • Sheltered tranquillity
  • Tents are permitted and are the responsibility of the client

For bookings and information contact:
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
Phone 905-648-8144
Email [email protected]

Venue Historic Site Capacity
The Pavilion at Dundurn Dundurn National Historic Site 50
Dundurn Park Dundurn National Historic Site 120
Whitehern Garden and Grounds Whitehern Historic House & Garden 120
Battlefield Pavilion Battlefield House Museum & Park 100
Battlefield Park Battlefield House Museum & Park 200
Steam Museum Grounds Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology 200
Fieldcote Memorial Park Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum 200
Venue Historic Site Daytime Evening
Dundurn Pavilion Dundurn National Historic Site $150 NA
Dundurn Park Dundurn National Historic Site $400 $700
Whitehern Garden and Grounds Whitehern Historic House & Garden $400 $700
Battlefield Pavilion Battlefield House Museum & Park $150 NA
Battlefield Park Battlefield House Museum & Park $400 $700
Steam Museum Grounds Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology $400 $700
Fieldcote Memorial Park Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum Half Day $400
Full Day $625
$700