Rent this venue

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. We begin accepting new event requests 10-months prior the requested event date.

Before submitting a booking request, review the following documents for information about requirements, regulations and criteria that all events must meet:

To book an event, complete an event booking request (docx) and email

  • 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

Sponsorship opportunities

The City runs thousands of programs in multiple facilities across Mississauga every year, including Small Arms Inspection Building. These programs provide advertisers with access to wide-ranging and diverse audiences that can meet your brand’s targeted needs.

To learn about the City’s consultative approach and results-oriented mindset that can drive outstanding outcomes for your business and the residents of Mississauga, contact our team at, or visit Sponsorship and Advertising.

Small Arms Inspection Building

905-615-3200 ext. 8446