Great Blue Heron Casino unveils new 800-capacity venue

Venue can accommodate both concerts and conferences

Great Canadian Entertainment has announced the grand opening of a new Live Entertainment and Special Events Venue at its Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel. The property opened in 1997 and is located in Port Perry, northwest of Toronto.

Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel also houses a gaming floor with over 600 slot machines, 16 table games, 10 electronic table games, and a popular poker room. It also hosts a 116-room hotel adjacent to the casino, which was renovated in 2021.

The new venue, with a total capacity of nearly 800, is designed to accommodate a variety of events, including live performances, concerts, and corporate gatherings. Its layout allows for multiple seating configurations, such as round tables set in a banquet style, theatre seating, or general admission, making it suitable for large-scale events. Spanning 12,637 square feet, the venue features an open cell ceiling grid approximately 4.4 meters (over 14 feet) high.

“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 Canadian Entertainment owns and operates 25 gaming, entertainment, hospitality, and resort venues across Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.

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