Plan an Event

Site Rental

Old Fort Niagara offers a unique atmosphere for your special event. Whether you a planning a business meeting, family reunion or wedding, make it memorable by holding it in an 18th century Fort. To request a site rental complete and submit our Facility Use Agreement. For more information call (716) 745-7611 ext. 221.

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The Fort Niagara Officers Club is available to small groups (up to 50 persons) for meetings, receptions and dinners. Old Fort Niagara will work with your caterer or suggest a list of local caterers from which you may choose. In-house catering is available.  The Officers Club is available day or evening for your special event.   Rates: daytime $50.00, evening $100.00 per hour.


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The Fort is available during evening hours for wedding ceremonies. Set up time is one-half hour before the Fort closes (4:30 pm or 6:30 pm during July and August. ) Rate $1,000.00. Add a cannon firing for $250.00. For parties of less than 50 guests the Officers Club is available for your reception.


Wedding photos and other commercial photo shoots may take place during the Fort's normal operating hours. Contact the Fort at least two weeks in advance (reservations required). Fee $100.00.

Facility Use Agreement

We have a standard Facility Use Agreement that is required for all events. Please contact our office by phone at 716.745.7611 ext #0, or through our contact form on our website.

Hours of Operation

The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

  • Jan - June 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • July - Aug - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sept - Dec - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Please note: Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time.


Support the Fort

Old Fort Niagara is operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1927. We do not rely on tax dollars. Instead, the Fort is funded through a combination of admission fees, museum shop sales and charitable contributions.

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