Venues for rent

Granville Island is a vibrant cultural district located in the centre of Vancouver, minutes from downtown, surrounded by ocean, cityscape and mountain views and providing a haven for locals and tourists from around the world. There are a variety of indoor venues for rent that are owned by CMHC and managed by individual groups. If you are looking to rent or use an indoor venue please read through the overview below for more info and contact info.  

Managed By Arts Club Stage: 320 sq ft
Capacity Downstairs: 150 Upstairs: 150
The Backstage Lounge main level encompasses a long back lit main bar, dance floor, elevated stage 20 feet by 16 feet, a VIP area available for bookings, cozy seating areas and a large wrap around water front patio.

https://www.thebackstagelounge.com/venue

Managed by Arts Club Theatre Company: 440 seat capacity

This 440-seat venue features a convenient loading bay, a full fly system, and a box office and bar service. Sound and lighting systems are limited. An adjoining reception area with great views of False Creek is ideal for meetings or post-show gatherings.

https://artsclub.com/about/venue-rentals/granville-island-stage

Managed by Carousel Theatre Company

Studio A: 910 sq ft
Capacity: 50 pax

This studio features a hardwood sprung floor, acoustic paneling and floor-to-ceiling windows, and is equipped with an upright Yamaha piano, 25 folding chairs and 4 6ft tables.

Studio B: 506 sq ft
Capacity: 20 pax

This studio features acoustic paneling and hardwood floors. It is outfitted with 20 folding chairs and 2 6ft tables, as well as a Roland F120 Digital Piano. A great studio for rehearsals for smaller casts, auditions, classes and workshops.

Studio C: 378 sq ft
16 pax

This studio features acoustic paneling and hardwood floors. A popular space for auditions, classes and meetings. It is outfitted with 16 folding chairs and 2 4ft tables.

https://www.carouseltheatre.ca/rentals/

Managed by Boca del Lupo: 40 pax

Boca del Lupo’s storefront incubator space in the heart of the city on Granville Island hosts workshops, readings and residencies for our own work and for other artists in the community.

http://bocadellupo.com/our-venues/

Managed by City of Vancouver

Board Room: 400 sq ft
Capacity: 15 – 20 pax

Park and water view, white board

Chinook Room: 500 sq ft
Capacity: 10 – 15

Skylight, whiteboard

Lind Hall: 3100 sq ft
Capacity 200 pax

Perfect for weddings, parties, and large meetings, lots of natural light, access to kitchen for stoarge and reheating, door leading directly outside to Sutcliffe Park and Alder Bay.

Fairview Room: 420 sq ft
Capacity: 10 – 15 pax

Chalkboard and white board, counter space, tennis court and water view, small hand-washing sink.

Tyee Hall: 1050 sq ft
Capacity: 60 pax

Perfect for weddings, parties, and mid to large meetings, lots of natural light, access to kitchen for storage and reheating, door leading directly outside, performance rehearsal or dance space.

Granville Island Room: 420 sq ft
Capacity: 10 – 15

Chalkboard and white board, counter space, tennis court and water view, small hand-washing sink.

Mini Gym: 1000 sq ft
Capacity: 100

Ideal for sport bookings and trade shows, street side view directly from the front entrance of the Centre.

 

https://falsecreekcc.ca/room-descriptions/

Managed by Vancouver TheatreSports League

Improv Centre Theatre: 186 pax

Raised stage, fixed projector and screen, professional theatre fixed rig lighting and sound system.

Neil Macrae Bar & Lounge: 28 seated/65 standing

Full-service licensed bar, hightop tables with bar stools, covered waterfront patio with outdoor flexible seating, dimmable lighting, sound system, off-site catering can be arranged, optional bar service available.

https://www.vtsl.com/rent-us/facility-rentals/

Managed by Granville Island Theatre District on behalf of CMHC: 4300 sq ft

Performance Works is a flexible and beautiful performance space with a wooden floor, surrounded by impressive wooden beams, and flanked with large roll-up doors to let in the gorgeous scenery that surrounds the building. There is a bar service area, a large outdoor patio, and outdoor performance space right next to Ron Basford Park. It is perfect for contemporary performance, independent theatre productions, festivals, and workshops.

  • Riser seating (theatre): 155 pax, 170 with 2 rows on the floor
  • Cabaret style seating with stage: 200 pax
  • Sit down dinner (weddings): 240 pax
  • Concert (mixed seating/standup): 350 pax
  • Stand-up reception: 400 pax

https://gitd.ca/pages/performance-works

Managed by Red Gate Society: 5000 sq ft
Capacity: 200 pax

The Red Gate Revue Stage is a 200 capacity fixed-seat, projecting-stage theatre located at 1601 Johnston St. on Granville Island.

http://redgate.at.org/red-gate-revue-stage

Managed by Granville Island Theatre District on behalf of CMHC: 600 sq ft
Capacity: 96 pax

The New Emergent Studio Theatre (The NEST, for short) is an intimate and flexible performance space. It is great for workshops, small and emerging theatre productions, festivals, and rehearsals.

https://gitd.ca/pages/the-nest

30’ wide x 20.3 deep (stage dimensions)
Capacity: 224 pax

Managed by Granville Island Theatre District on behalf of CMHC

The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island is a family-accessible performance venue on Granville Island. A professional, proscenium theatre with 224 seats, it is a wonderful creative space for live theatre, festivals, concerts, recitals and speaker events.

https://www.carouseltheatre.ca/rentals/

Outdoor Events

Interested in hosting an artistic or cultural event that will also take place outdoors on Granville Island?

Outdoor Community Spaces

Interested in hosting an outdoor family or community celebration such as a birthday party, family picnic or wedding?