Great Blue Heron Opens New Events Venue


Great Canadian Entertainment has announced the grand opening of a brand-new live entertainment and special events venue at Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel in Port Perry, Ont.

Located on the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) near Lake Scugog in Durham Region, the new entertainment and special events venue boasts a total capacity of nearly 800, making it an ideal space for a wide range of events, from live performances and concerts to corporate gatherings. The versatile layout allows for various seating configurations, with options for round tables set banquet style, theatre seating, or general admission options allowing for larger events. The absence of strict capacity restrictions under different layout scenarios offers event planners and organizers the flexibility they need to create memorable experiences for a variety of events.

Spanning 12,637 square feet, the new venue offers an expansive and modern setting. Featuring an open cell ceiling grid of approximately 4.4 metres (over 14′ high), it adds to the overall aesthetic appeal and ensures a variety of technical systems can be easily installed.

“We are delighted to introduce this exciting new live entertainment and special events venue at Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel,” said Stella Gallant, general manager, Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel. “This new addition represents our commitment to delivering comprehensive entertainment and event experiences for our guests and providing yet another reason to visit this exciting property.”

Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel boasts a diverse range of offerings, including a modern gaming floor featuring over 600 slot machines, 16 table games, 10 electronic table games and a popular poker room. The 116-room hotel, located just steps away from the casino, offers modern elegance in its guest rooms, providing a perfect blend of comfort and style.


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