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Special Events

Whether you're planning a picnic, birthday party, corporate event, fundraiser or a wedding, we can help.

  • hold a special event in a park
  • check out the many venues for rent
  • get a special events permit and any associated documents
  • hold your wedding in a park
  • host a birthday party in a community centre

Hold an Event in a Park

Many organizations hold fundraisers and events in parks. If you would like to apply to host a public event in one of West Vancouver's parks, you will need to apply for a special events permit. More Information


Many parks offer public picnic areas, which operate on a first-come-first-served basis. Don't forget to check the picnic guidelines before you go! More Information

Venue Rentals

Are you looking for a venue for your next special event? Maybe it's for a reunion, engagement party, meeting or just a fun social mixer? West Vancouver has a a variety of facilities that might be perfect for your next occasion. Learn more about available facilities and check out photos and rental rates. More Information


A once-in-a-lifetime event deserves a majestic setting. West Vancouver's mountains, sky and blue Pacific waters make a perfect backdrop for your special day. Whether you are envisioning grand or intimate, waterside or park, West Vancouver has the ideal outdoor space for you to exchange your vows. More Information

Fire Hall Tours

Looking for something fun and informative for your kids, class or community group? Look no further than a tour of a West Vancouver fire hall where you’ll learn fire safety tips from our firefighters. For the young and young-at-heart, there will be a chance to sit in a real fire a truck and put on a firefighter’s helmet. More Information

Birthday Parties

No matter what your child's interests, there is sure to be a party package that will make their birthday memorable! Look to one of our community centre facilities for the perfect party. More Information


Melisa Moen
Events and Film Liaison



Events Calendar

Events Requiring Permits


Each year, West Vancouver hosts the Harmony Arts Festival, Bridge Festival and Canada Day. 


Be a Volunteer

Whether you like working with children, youth, adults or seniors, at cultural facilities, festivals or special events, there is a volunteer opportunity for you. We have options to fit everyone's lifestyle.

Volunteer Opportunities