There are many fabulous event venues in Vancouver for hosting catered events & parties. We have included some of our favourites here that have proven to be truly outstanding.
From small intimate weddings to elaborate galas, our preferred list of event venues in Greater Vancouver offers something for everyone. These are some of the most unique spaces in Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver and throughout the Lower Mainland. Contact one of our event planners at 604 904-7720604 904-7720 for additional information or for help selecting the best venue for your event.
Louis Gervais Fine Foods Bistro
By night our modern bistro becomes a unique and flexible event venue on the North Shore of Vancouver, B.C. The open concept kitchen provides an interactive component and use of the garden patio is included in all bookings.
Cocktail: 80 guests
Seated: 50 guests
The Vancouver Art Gallery
This turn-of-the-century former provincial courthouse building presents a dramatic exterior backdrop. Inside, the Gallery offers event spaces for catered weddings, receptions, cocktail parties, holiday parties and corporate events.
Lobby: Cocktail 300 guests, Seated 220 guests
Forecourt: Cocktail: 150 guests, Seated: 120 guests
Rotunda: Cocktail: 50 guests, Seated: 50 guests
Rooftop Pavilion: Cocktail: 250 guests, Seated: 120 to 165 guests
The John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse is a fully floating facility nestled along the banks of the historic Fraser River, with spectacular views of the North Vancouver Mountains, just minutes from the Vancouver International Airport and the heart of Richmond’s business and entertainment district. A perfect venue for all types catered events.
Cocktail: 190 guests
Seated: 150 guests
The Bill Reid Gallery
Nestled in the heart of downtown, the Bill Reid Gallery is a part of Vancouver’s cultural scene and a short walk from the Vancouver Convention Centre, major hotels, parking and public transit. An ideal choice for catered corporate receptions, media and cultural events and private dinners, this venue also features changing exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast art.
The Vancouver Lookout
Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, The Lookout offers a 360° view of Vancouver including the skyline, harbour and majestic mountains. Wonderful for catering events of up to 220 guests.
Observation Deck: Cocktail 220 guests, Seated 110 guests
The Gallery: Cocktail 70 guests, Seated 60 guests
With tons of natural light, high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Roundhouse is a unique combination of arts centre, recreation facility, and historic landmark. It offers spaces for a multitude of events including small meetings, catered weddings, corporate events, conferences and tradeshows. Excellent for grand events in Vancouver requiring catering for up to 600 guests.
Cocktail: 600 guests
Seated: 350 guests
The “View” on Lonsdale came by its name honestly! Located in North Vancouver this event venue includes a 1200 square foot deck overlooking a glorious panoramic view of the Lower Mainland, the Pacific Ocean and beyond! Catered weddings, corporate events and private parties for up to 240 guests.
Capacity: 240 ppl
The Vancouver Public Library
604 331 4045
Let the unique architecture of the Vancouver Public Library's Central Branch add a touch of grandeur to your catered event. The Promenade offers more than 7,300 square feet of event space housed in a seven-storey atrium under a magnificent glass roof. Over the years, this space has been used for many fabulous weddings and impressive gala affairs requiring catering for up to 700 guests.
Cocktail: 100 to 700 guests
Seated: 50 to 400 guests
UBC Botanical Garden
604 827 0670
These beautiful grounds will be an unforgettable location for your Vancouver wedding, reception or photos. There are two indoor catering event facilities (large and small) and several outdoor options including the Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre and our Contemporary Garden Lawn and Arbour. All wedding rental packages include use of the garden for wedding photos on the day of the event and a one year basic garden membership for the couple as a sign of appreciation for selecting us for your special day.
Cocktail: 150 guests
Seated: 100 guests
The Pipe Shop at the Shipyards
604 985 9121
The Pipe Shop Building is a spectacular restored heritage building located in the popular Shipyards Plaza on the City’s waterfront in North Vancouver. This 9300 sq ft expansive indoor catered event space is an awe inspiring blank canvas ready to be filled to its full potential. The stunning, open concept venue has concrete floors, high ceilings, significant glazing, multiple doors and exposed wooden beam construction.
The building’s beauty stands alone, however the location is also ideal. The Pipe Shop Building is located on the North Vancouver's Central Waterfront in Lower Lonsdale, adjacent to the Lonsdale Quay Market, Seabus and transit hub, plus it is the up and coming restaurant district of the North Shore. Industrial elegance perfect for pop up catered events.
Cocktail: 720 guests
Seated: 450 guests