Festival Plaza

Outdoor Special Event Locations

Riverfront Festival Plaza

The Riverfront Festival Plaza is an ideal location for major festivals and has been the preferred site to many of the City's most popular outdoor festivals and events, ranging from elegant epicurean festivals to family busker entertainment and live concerts. 

Festival Plaza is located in the heart of the city, along the banks of the Detroit River, directly across from Caesars Windsor. With over 100,000 square feet of festival space, this unique outdoor venue and performance stage provides the ideal setting for large-scale festivals, outdoor concerts and intimate community events.

The fully enclosed site features a $3.6-million stage complex with 3,000 square feet of performing space plus 7,000 square feet of amenities including dressing rooms, a green room, office space, storage, and washrooms. 

Riverfront Civic Terrace

Riverfront Civic Terrace, located directly west of Riverfront Festival Plaza, is available to provide space for the overflow of events at Riverfront Festival Plaza.  The Civic Terrace is an ideal site for a staging area for walkathons and running events, corporate displays, rallies, and other intimate events.  The Civic Terrace Plaza is designed for events that do not include amplified sound.

Dieppe Gardens

Another exciting location to host your next event is beautiful Dieppe Gardens. 

The site is able to accommodate upwards of 1,000 people.  Dieppe Gardens has a beautiful waterfall and fish pond, as well as gardens filled with brilliantly coloured annuals and perennials. This park includes the following amenities:

Hydro and water hook up
Washroom facilities
Pay and display parking
Bistro at the River, a restaurant.
To learn more about availability and rental information, call us at (519) 253-2300.

Unicycling fire jugglers at Charles J Clark Square

Charles J. Clark Square

If you are looking to host your event in the heart of the city, Charles J. Clark Square is the place for you.  In the summer months the square is an ideal location to host a special event.  Among the park amenities are the following:

  • Built-in terrace seating on the west side of the Square
  • Seasonal café services
  • Washroom facilities 
  • Umbrella tables and chairs  

Interested in adding an additional element of entertainment to your next event at Charles J. Clark Square?  For more details check out Staging and Equipment Rentals.

Most parks within Windsor are available for special events rentals. For more information on facilities and parks rental, please call (519) 253-2300.

Parks and Recreation
2450 McDougall Street
Windsor, Ontario
N8X 3N6

Telephone: For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 253-2300.
Fax: (519) 255-7990
Email: parkrec@citywindsor.ca