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Temporarily Closed 

Due to provincial COVID-19 restrictions, Caesars Windsor is temporarily closed. The safety of our guests, team members and community is a priority and as such, we will continue to follow the recommendations of provincial and local public health units.

Caesars Windsor Tech Package

Caesars Windsor Exterior At Night

A letter from Tim Trombley


The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor is an award-winning world-class theatre with a capacity of just under 5,000. Since the Colosseum opened in 2008, we are proud to have hosted a wide variety of legendary and contemporary headline entertainment including Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Drake, KISS, The Killers, Lionel Richie, Santana, Ellie Goulding, The Tragically Hip, Journey, Russell Peters, Sarah McLachlan, Reba, The Band Perry, Enrique Iglesias and Kelly Clarkson, to name just a few. We program 60-65 shows per year and provide the highest level of production set-up and execution, with an entertainment staff known for their unparalleled professionalism. Our staff ’s commitment to the artist’s privacy, security and comfort, is their number one priority. The Colosseum has proudly ranked in the Pollstar’s Top 30 for 4 consecutive years for mid-size auditoriums worldwide, as well as the number 1 theatre in Canada!

This guide is available to provide helpful information and an overview of our facility, along with all technical riders. We encourage you to review all we have to offer. Thank you for your consideration and we hope you choose The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor as your next play in the Windsor – Detroit market.



From left to right: David Cyrenne (Production Supervisor), Cheryl Newton (Box Office Asst Manager), Tracy Addison (Box Office Supervisor), Rakiesha Jones (Entertainment Coordinator), Iris Hamel (Entertainment Manager), Tim Trombley (Director Entertainment), Jodie Mclntyre (Theatre Supervisor), John Drew (Production Manager), Lori Zuech (Assistant to Tim Trombley), Daniel Leroux (Production Supervisor), Nicole Bertrand (Theatre Supervisor), Katherine D’Accriscio (Entertainment Supervisor).

Truck and Bus Parking

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Performers and their crews are provided ample, secure space for their large and small traveling caravan. Our secure, gated lot (called 250 Lot) is located directly across the street from the Colosseum on Chatham Street.

Capacity: Up to 8 buses and 8 transport trucks

Amenities: Running water, 30 and 50 volt Shore Power

Security: Secured, gated lot. Swipe access only.

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Caesars Windsor Security staff will issue Show Credentials to all touring personnel. Tour Credentials can be worn in conjunction with Venue Credentials.


Loading Dock #3

The Loading Dock area, on Chatham Street, features two large doors, located directly across from the Bus and Truck Parking area (250 Lot) with direct access to Stage Left.

Capacity: Maximum 2 trucks at one time onto Stage Left

Amenities: Dock ramp for touring trucks, all equipment needed – zoom boom (1) and forklift (1)

M1 Level

The M1 Level, conveniently located one level up from the Colosseum, houses all of the Caesars Windsor Entertainment Staff offices allowing for easy communication between touring staff and on-site support on show day. Caesars Windsor security is provided to ensure the safety and comfort of visiting artists and their guests. Internet access provided.

Also on this level are well-appointed, comfortable and spacious artist accommodations at a level one can expect from the world-class Caesars brand. Amenities include:

6 Dressing Rooms: There are six well lit, furnished dressing rooms each featuring walk in showers and restrooms stocked with toiletries and towels as well as a mini-fridge for hospitality items.

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Green Room

There is a spacious, comfortable and fully furnished lounge area complete with cozy couches and dining area. Full catered meal service is availableupon request.

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Production Office

Touring bands and their management team are provided with a comfortable space to conduct the business of putting on a great show, complete with two large desks, fridge and an ensuite washroom with shower.

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Basic Laundry Facilities

Two washers and two dryers are provided. Off-site laundering and dry clean services are available upon request with Entertainment Staff.

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VIP Photo Op Area

The VIP Photo Op experience isimportant to Caesars staff and our VIP guests. While executing the photo op, our staff take great care in guest satisfaction, while limiting the time required of the artist(s). Most of our photo ops run less than 10 minutes. Guests are not permitted to utilize personal cameras, cell phones orother devices. Permanent professional lighting and our in-house photographer capture the full VIP experience.


Caesars Windsor’s Colosseum stage is on par with the world’s biggest and best entertainment venues, featuring state-of-the-art lighting and sound, as well as support by our professional and skilled staff.

Stage Dimensions: 40’ X 60’ X 4’8”

Monitor Set Up located Stage Left

Dimmer Set Up and Lighting Power located Stage Right

3 X 400 amp Power Services

Lighting Rig Trim Height: 32’

Lighting Rig Grid Height: 62’ high from stage

Seating Capacity: 4968

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Colosseum House

Front of House Amenities:

Cable Troughs (2) from FOH position to Stage:

  • Audio (1): Runs House 56 Channel Audio Snake, Power & Amp Drive Line with plenty of room for Touring Snakes. A 4-Channel shielded ethercon snake runs in both troughs
  • Lighting and Video (1)

2 X Side hang JBL Vertec PA powered with Crown IT 5000 HD Amps currently using V5 presets, (centre photo shows House Right)

2 X IMAG Screens


wcl shows testimonials santana

“Great staff, Had a great time, well organized.”

Skip Rickert, Manager


wcl shows testimonials reba

“Everything was excellent! Truly one of the best/fastest people.”

Carolyn Snell, Tour Manager


wcl shows testimonials lionel

“Top notch everything, the best in canada! Please don’t change a thing!”

Glenn Matthews, Tour Manager


Sold Out Awards

Timelapse of Show Day Start to Finish

Witness first hand what it is like to be a part of our experience at the Colosseum. Watch what a typical show day looks like from load in and sound check to the performance and take down.


From 401 - Exit at Dougall Ave. Continue onto Dougall Ave., which turns into Ouellette Ave.Turn right (East) onto Tecumseh Rd., then proceed to McDougall Ave. (truck route). Follow map to the Colosseum loading dock.

Located in the heart of Windsor, minutes from downtown Detroit. Easily accessible whetheryou are driving, or arriving at the Windsor Internal Airport (YQG), Detroit Metro Airport(DTW) or VIA Rail.

GPS Address - 223 McDougall Ave.

Colosseum Technical Exhibits