Picnic Pavilion Booking Request Form

  • The Picnic Pavilion is located behind the Kids Market, adjacent to the water park. A highly popular picnic location in the summertime, CMHC-Granville Island offers this space free of cost to the public.


  • September
    • Wednesday 27th
    • Friday 29th

  • October
    • Friday 6th
    • Sunday 15th


The Picnic Pavilion can host groups up to 50 comfortably with minimal furniture. It is not suitable for gatherings with more than 50 attendees.

Accepted Uses for Bookings

      • Picnics with or without BBQs

      • Community gatherings; (staff gatherings, birthday celebrations, etc)

    If you are looking to book this space for a public event, please visit: Host an Event


    Power is available and must be reserved ahead of time with the Outdoor Spaces Coordinator.

    BBQ Restrictions

        • Users must bring their own BBQ

        • Maximum of two BBQs per reservation

        • Propane fuel only (no charcoal)

        • The booking contact is responsible for ensuring all BBQ-related waste is properly disposed of 

        • The booking contact is responsible for all fire and food safety

      CMHC-Granville Island staff and security reserve the right to halt the use of BBQs at any point during a booking due to unsafe conditions. 


      Bookings open in February of each calendar year. Priority is given first to CMHC-Granville Island’s Cultural Partners & Public Programming prior to opening to the public for community bookings.

      The Picnic Pavilion cannot be booked for recurring events. 


      Still have questions?

      For more information contact: 604-666-1000 or outdoorspaces@granvilleisland.com 

      Terms & Conditions

          • Bookings end at 8pm and all activities must be cleared away by this time.

          • The Picnic Pavilion will be provided as is. CMHC-Granville Island provides a sweep of the area prior to a booking, but this cannot always be guaranteed. 

            • The site must be returned to its original condition by the end of the booking.

            • Sound levels must be reasonable and not disturb businesses and nearby residents.

            • Events that exceed continuous sound levels of 70db during daytime hours will be asked to vacate.

            • No alcohol, smoking or cannabis is allowed.

            • Due to the Picnic Pavilion’s proximity to the water park and the Kids Market, events must remain family friendly.

            • Sales of goods or services is not permitted.

            • Events must be contained within the Picnic Pavilion and not block pedestrian pathways or fire lanes.

          CMHC-Granville Island reserves the right to halt events that restrict or disrupt normal business activity, safety or enjoyment of Granville Island staff, merchants, and visitors. The above list is only a summary of the full terms and conditions of use. A full terms and conditions list will be provided upon the event’s approval.

          Picnic Pavilion Booking Request Form

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