Malkin Bowl

Malkin Bowl

Malkin Bowl is the outdoor performance stage in Stanley Park and has hosted Canadian musicians such as Broken Social Scene, Blue Rodeo, and The Tragically Hip.

Malkin Bowl's heated stage is available to rent for seasonal events and regularly hosts outdoor entertainment. There is also an indoor rehearsal space that is available to rent all year.


Malkin Bowl is located in Stanley Park. The entrace to Malkin Bowl is opposite to the Stanley Park Pavillion.


Malking Bowl has general admissions and reserved seating.

General admissions seating

Malkin Bowl map

Reserved seating

Malkin Bowl reserved seating map

Download the seating plan


Download the seating plan


Rent Malkin Bowl

Rent Malkin Bowl for your wedding, concert, movie shoot, or rehearsal space.

Once a summertime only venue, Malkin Bowl is now available for year round rentals. The outdoor theatre was recently renovated to add new heating and cooling systems, a new floor, and a retractable stage door.



Regular tenants

Regular tenants are the resident companies that use Malkin Bowl to host their events.

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS)

Every summer TUTS hosts musical theatre productions at Malkin Bowl.

Live Nation at Malkin Bowl

Live Nation is a major music and entertainment company that holds concerts and other productions at Malkin Bowl.

History of Malkin Bowl

Malkin Bowl is a historic performance space in Stanley Park.

Originally built in 1934, the band shell was dedicated to the late wife of former Vancouver Mayor W.H. Malkin.

The venue has been home to Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) musical theatre company for over 60 years.

Malkin Bowl burnt down in 1982 but was quickly rebuilt.

Major renovations took place in 2011, adding a stage door, insulation, and a heating system - improving the popular venue for seasonal outdoor performances and year round rehearsal space.

See what events are playing at Malkin Bowl