Vancouver Public Library

Library Square – Your Meeting Place

Magnificent architecture and soaring glass ceilings are the hallmark of this exceptional venue in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s sports and entertainment district. Spectacular atriums or functional meeting spaces – you have your choice when you book your event at the Library Square Conference Centre.

Let the unique architecture of the Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch add a touch of grandeur to your special 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. The Library Square Conference Centre will help transform this popular public space for your special private event.


Vancouver Museum

The Vancouver Museum can be found in the picturesque grounds of Vanier Park, this one-of-a-kind museum is known for its distinctive dome-shaped rooftop resembling a woven basket hat. It is a great location to charm your guests with a splendid view of English Bay, rolling mountains and ocean water. The museum has several spaces to host any social affair. It can hold 100 – 200 people for a reception or 50 – 80 people for a sit-down dinner.

Vancouver Maritime Museum

Consider the Vancouver Maritime Museum when you are planning your next special event, seminar, reception or dinner. Our unique venue by the sea will provide the perfect location. Museum staff will work with your caterer’ and suppliers to ensure a successful event.

Our meeting room, outside terrace and our gallery spaces are available for rent. Your guests can tour the Museum’s exciting exhibits or explore the historic vessel, St Roch, the first ship to navigate the treacherous Northwest Passage in both directions.

Chinese Cultural Centre Museum

The museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Chinese Canadians and fostering the appreciation of traditional and contemporary Chinese art. The year-round program of exhibits and events range with variety and includes traditions like Chinese calligraphy. From generation to generation, the museum’s permanent exhibit documents the story of Chinese dwellers in Canada, from the Gold Rush in 1858 to the present. The Chinese Cultural Centre is also home to the Chinese Canadian Military Museum that recounts the story of Chinese Canadian veterans of the Second World War.

Burnaby Village Museum

Built as a memorial to British Columbia’s centennial in 1958, this four-hectare (10-acre) open-air museum is a recreation of an early 1900s community. Among its 30 buildings and outdoor scenes are a schoolhouse, blacksmith’s shop, dentist’s office and a real working theatre. It also has an operational ice cream parlour but the main attraction is a restored 1912 carousel.