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An empty industrial space that’s lined with high windows and bright ceiling lights.

Rent this venue

Host your next private or public event at the Small Arms Inspection Building. This historical building’s industrial space offers flexibility for many uses, including exhibitions, musical performances, theatre productions, rehearsals, weddings, conferences and festivals.


18,000 square foot, open-concept space, including a 3,000 square foot outdoor patio
400-person capacity
Furniture and equipment available, including chairs, tables, risers, partition walls and more
A/V equipment available, including four 55” digital screens, projector and sound system
Servery area included with rentals
Free Wi-Fi for guests

Rental details

Venue bookings at the Small Arms Inspection Building operate on a first-come, first-serve basis up to 10 months prior to the event date.

To book an event, please review the building’s rules and procedures (pdf) to ensure compliance, then complete an event booking request or email

To learn more about the venue, visit the Small Arms Inspection Building Venue Rental & Technical Guide.

  • 230 stackable chairs
  • 10 office chairs
  • 45 blue plastic folding chairs
  • 39 – 6 ft rectangle tables
  • 30 – 5 ft round white tables
  • 4 coat racks with hangers
  • 18 stanchions / 11 ropes
  • 1 podium
  • 4 portable display walls
  • 6 adjustable partition walls
  • 10 – 24″x36″ sign stands
  • 6 – 8″x10″ sign stands
  • 6 – 8×4 ft risers
  • Garbage and recycling bins
  • Select linens, available for an additional fee

Outside catering is allowed at this venue. The Small Arms Inspection Building can provide events with the following equipment in the servery area:

  • Fridge and freezer space
  • Microwave, kettle and 2 coffee makers
  • Double sink
  • Prep area
  • $1750.00 daily for private rentals
  • $2575.00 daily for commercial rentals
  • $263.00 daily for subsidized rate for non-profits and activities that support arts, culture and heritage
  • $309 (per week, 3 week minimum) Gallery Walls

There are additional costs for staff and cleaning.

Sponsorship opportunities

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Small Arms Inspection Building

905-615-3200 ext. 8446