Hold your wedding or special event in VanDusen's glorious surroundings

Rental our beautiful indoor spaces at VanDusen Garden

Let VanDusen Garden provide the ideal setting and gorgeous backdrop for your next event.

We have elegant spaces available both indoors and outdoors for:

  • Wedding receptions and photography
  • Conferences
  • Banquets
  • Parties
  • Workshops

Renting a facility for an indoor event

Make your event memorable by renting our beautiful indoor spaces. Ample free parking, wheelchair accessibility, and direct access to this unique garden setting make this an ideal location.

We have two indoor facilities available for rent:

  • The Visitor Centre
  • The Floral Hall Pavilion

Renting the Visitor Centre

The architecturally stunning and award-winning Visitor Centre – one of the world's most environmentally advanced buildings – offers picturesque views of Livingstone Lake and Woodland Garden.

The Visitor Centre includes the BMO Great Hall and Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall A and B. Rooms are available separate or combined.

Rental rates for the Visitor Centre

Prices include tax. Rates are subject to change. Proof of non-profit status is required for the non-profit rate.

Room(s) Capacity Time of rental Commercial rate Non-profit rate

BMO Great Hall

60 seated

70 – 90 lecture style

40 workshop

8:00am to 5:00pm

or

5:00pm to midnight

$900.00

$450.00

BMO Great Hall

60 seated

70 – 90 lecture style

40 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$1,470.00

$735.00

Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall
A and B (2 rooms combined)

60 seated

100 lecture style

40 workshop

8:00am to 5:00pm

or

5:00pm to midnight

$900.00

$450.00

Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall
A and B (2 rooms combined)

60 seated

100 lecture style

40 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$1,470.00

$735.00

Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall
A or B (1 separate room)

30 seated

50 lecture style

20 workshop 

8:00am to 5:00pm

or 

5:00pm to midnight

$450.00

$225.00

Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall
A or B (1 separate room)

30 seated

50 lecture style

20 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$735.00

$370.00

BMO Great Hall and
Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall A
(2 rooms combined)

90 seated

135 lecture style

60 workshop

8:00am to 5:00pm

or 

5:00pm to midnight

$1,350.00

$675.00

BMO Great Hall and
Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall A
(2 rooms combined)

90 seated

135 lecture style

60 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$2,200.00

$1,100.00

BMO Great Hall and
Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall A and B
(3 rooms combined)

120 seated

200 lecture style

80 workshop

8:00am to 5:00pm

or 

5:00pm to midnight

$1,800.00

$900.00

BMO Great Hall and
Peggy Gunn Woodland Hall A and B
(3 rooms combined)

120 seated

200 lecture style

80 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$2,940.00

$1,470.00

The rental includes:

  • Tables (2½ feet × 6 feet)
  • Black chairs
  • Podium
  • Wireless microphone
  • Coffee urns

Renting the Floral Hall Pavilion

The pavillion is a mid-century modern space with post and beam architecture with two rental options: the Floral Hall overlooking the Cascadia Garden stream and conveniently located Cedar Room.

Rental rates for the Floral Hall Pavilion

Prices include tax. Rates are subject to change. Proof of non-profit status is required for the non-profit rate.

Room Capacity Time of rental Commercial rate Non-profit rate

Floral Hall

120 seated

150 lecture style

70 workshop

8:00am to 5:00pm

or

5:00pm to midnight

$800.00

$400.00

Floral Hall

120 seated

150 lecture style

70 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$1,300.00

$650.00

Cedar Room

20 seated

50 lecture style

15 workshop

8:00am to 5:00pm

or

5:00pm to midnight

$265.00

$135.00

Cedar Room

20 seated

50 lecture style

15 workshop

8:00am to midnight

$430.00

$215.00

The rental includes:

  • Tables (2½ feet × 6 feet)
  • Black chairs
  • Sound system
  • Podium and microphone
  • Coffee urns
  • Access to servery-style kitchen

Services and garden visits available for your event

Truffles Fine Foods Cafe, Shaughnessy Restaurant, the VanDusen Garden Shop gift store, and the library are available for your convenience.

Special group rate garden admissions are available for purchase when renting any of the above venues.

You are responsible for setting up and taking down, and for making your own catering arrangements (from our preferred caterer list) and liquor licence arrangements.

To learn more and download a rental brochure:

Contact us about rental bookings

Phone: 604-257-6915

Fax: 604-257-8679

vandusenrentals@vancouver.ca

Last modified: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:18:40