Fort Smith has numerous venues for you to host your next event or meeting, whether it is something small and intimate or a large conference; we can meet your needs. Add in great food, northern hospitality and numerous adventure opportunities, and you will be pleasantly surprised with the friendly service and a great experience.
For information on catering go to: Restaurants, Food & Beverages
Experience the following ideal facilities ready for your next event:
Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre
Location: 110 King Street Fort Smith, NT
Phone: (867) 872-2859
Fax: (867) 872-5808
Make your next event a memorable experience. This unique venue will bring a cultural element to your next gathering. Combined with our catering partners we will meet your needs by incorporating indigenous and local menu items. Our venue is ideal for social gatherings, art showings, training, business meetings/conferences, sit down dinners and workshops. Included in all rentals is the initial set-up of chairs and tables. Items such as a projector/laptop, kitchenware, flip charts, tablecloths are also available to renters for a fee. Combined with our catering partners we can meet all your needs.
Full Downstairs Capacity: 115
Large Gallery Capacity: 65
Small Gallery Capacity: 35
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Roaring Rapids Hall
Location: 144 Simpson Street, Fort Smith, NT
Phone: (867) 872-2643
This large wooden log building provides a warm Northern welcome to all guests. Roaring Rapids Hall is an ideal venue for conferences, business meetings, staff training, sit down dinners, large social gatherings, cultural ceremonies, trade shows and even concerts. The hall can host up to 200 people, or 180 for a sit-down dinner. Included in the rental is the use of a full Kitchen/Bar area with 3 fridges and two large stoves and ample counter space.
Banquet Capacity: 180
Theatre Capacity: 200
Pelican Rapids Inn & Conference Centre
Location: 152 McDougal Road
Fax number: 867-872-4727
Pelican Rapids Inn & Conference center is currently a 41-room full service facility with a restaurant, dining lounge, gift store, and pub which offers accommodation and associated amenities to local, regional, national and international tourists and travelers. For business travelers, we offer a wide range of facilities such as 80 capacity conference and meeting space, including WIFI, projectors, screens, 8ft /5ft portable white boards (2), teleconferencing, flip charts, small white board on a stand, and speaker system with blue tooth capabilities.
Blue Room Capacity: 80 people
Catering: we can accommodate all levels, full formal dinners with wine glasses and linen table cloths and napkins, to small functions needing snacks.
St John’s Anglican Church Hall
Location: 135 McDougal Road
St. John’s Anglican Church Hall is a historic building from the Hudson's Bay Company with quaint wooden features that bring a warm charm to this venue.
Service offers: Use of Full Kitchen
Fort Smith Recreation Centre
Location: 108 King St.
The gymnasium at the Fort Smith Recreation Centre is a hub of community activity. It is an ideal place to host community feasts, local arts performances, conferences and more. The downstairs movie theatre room is a more intimate space where you can showcase films, power point presentations and presentations to smaller groups.
Banquet Capacity: 250
Theatre Style Seating Capacity: 375
Gymnasium rental fee: $25/hr (extra fees may apply depending on set-up)
Capacity: 39 seated, 59 person capacity
Theatre rental fee: $18.50/hour
Fort Smith Centennial Arena
Location: 13 Rupert St.
The Fort Smith Centennial Arena is an active place all year long with live trade shows, music concerts and dances in the summer, and skating and hockey in the winter. The upper mezzanine is a heated area with a food preparation/bar space that is ideal for hosting small dinners and socials.
Arena ice surface: 700 people with exhibitor space for 90 booths
Arena fee: $125/hour; $40/hour for youth groups
Upper Mezzanine: Up to 50 people, includes canteen/food/bar service area
Mezzanine fee: $55/hour; $35/hour for youth groups. Other fees may apply.