Weddings & Events
Whether you are a Steveston resident, from a fishing family or that special couple who appreciates a unique ambiance for your wedding, the Cannery offers the perfect setting for your special day. Corporate guests also appreciate the fascinating backdrop and open space in the Cannery.
Large Events – Main Cannery & East Wing
This space encompasses the Lobby and Gift Shop area with washrooms, the Fishing the West Coast Gallery and the large Main Cannery. The Main Cannery includes the Canning Line, Herring Reduction Plant and temporary exhibit space. The exhibits provide an entertaining backdrop and conversation starter for your guests.
Stand up reception – 500 people
Seated dinner – 150 people
$792.50 for 4 hours (5 pm to 11pm) plus incidentals
(Add the Boiler House Theatre or Tank Farm Deck for $50 each.)
Small Events – East Wing and Fishing the West Coast Gallery
The Fishing the West Coast Gallery encompasses the area immediately inside the museum doors, with our impressive Columbia skiff display anchoring a large open area which can be setup with a small stage.
Stand up reception – 200 people
Theatre style seating – 130 people
Seated dinner – 100 people
$594 for 4 hours (5 pm to 11pm) plus incidentals
(Add the Boiler House Theatre for $50 each.)
Outdoor Events – Tank Farm Deck
The Tank Farm Deck is an uncovered deck space facing Steveston Village with a dramatic backdrop of the Cannery’s varied roofline great for a group b-b-q.
Stand up reception – 150 people
Seated dinner – 80 people
$495.30 for 4 hours plus incidentals
Presentations & Lectures – Boiler House Theatre
The Boiler House Theatre provides a cozy space for a seated presentation. The Theatre comes with use of the projection system and screen.
Fixed seating Theatre Style – 50 people
$495.30 for 4 hours (5 pm to 11pm) plus incidentals
For all rentals
Please note due to the historic nature of the building, please remember that no open flames are allowed (this includes candles) and decor may not be attached to the building in any way. As there are no kitchen facilities, caterers must have a mobile kitchen if you wish to prepare hot food.
Rental Rates & Floorplan
Download the current venue rental rates and policies (PDF file) here: Rental Info Kit
Download the Cannery rental space floor plan (PDF file) here: Main Cannery Floor Plan (Rentals)
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