Weddings and events

Bloedel Conservatory is an exotic setting for a cocktail party, anniversary celebration, fundraiser, birthday party or wedding and can be booked for a reasonable fee seven days a week.

Weddings under the dome

Our top three ceremony locations are the Banyan Fig, Bridge, and Bird Feeders, but we recommend arranging a viewing to pick your perfect spot.

Wedding ceremonies can be held in the morning before the conservatory opens or in the evening after we have closed to the public. 

Evening ceremonies can be extended until 11pm for an additional fee of $242 + GST per hour.

Packages include:

  • Two hours of exclusive use of the conservatory
  • A liaison for two hours
  • Admission for up to 30 guests
  • A signing table, chair, and access to power

Contact us to discuss events with over 30 guests. An additional $5.85 + GST fee per person applies.

Rates

Season Time slots Price (5% GST not included)
February and March 8am to 10am
or
5pm to 7pm

$484

$10 SOCAN fee if music is played

April, September and October 8am to 10am
or
6pm to 8pm

$484

$10 SOCAN fee if music is played

May to August 8am to 10am
or
8pm to 10pm

$484

$10 SOCAN fee if music is played

Booking conditions and additional costs

  • Minimum two weeks advance booking required
  • There is a $100 non-refundable cancellation fee. No refunds within 30 days of the event
  • Liability insurance certificate required ($2 million standard or $5 million in coverage if alcohol is served)
  • Copy of special occasion liquor license required if serving alcohol
  • You are responsible for arranging the rental of any additional tables and chairs
  • If light refreshments will be served or caterers will be on site, there is an additional $50 fee, and someone must supervise the food at all times to prevent birds from eating it

Important information about the venue

  • Maximum capacity is 150 people
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking permitted on premises
  • No animals allowed, except registered assistance dogs
  • No candles, bubbles, confetti, rice, balloons, or avocado (toxic to birds), permitted inside or outside the conservatory

Book this venue

To request bookings for parties of 30 or less, check the venue availability, and complete the request form.

See availability

Need help?
Read our booking guide PDF file (196 KB)

Contact us

For more information or to request a viewing:

Mia Mar

Email: mia.mar@vancouver.ca
Phone: 604-257-8584