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Funky, Classy, Comfortable Gastown Chic!

Downtown Vancouver, BC

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Event Space

FriendsQuarters. ...your event will flourish. FriendsQuarters (FQ) isn't just a space; it'san invitation to create, connect, heal, and make unforgettable memories for you and your friends. Pictures fail to capture the space’s true beauty, you have to be here to experience it...
Bright Natural Light Studio - East Vancouver

Strathcona, Vancouver, BC

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A bright 900sf day light studio space in Chinatown with large natural light North facingwindows. The studio is ideal for small to medium photo and video shoots (not soundproof) location on the 3rd floor. The shooting area is approx. 30 x 24 feet with...
Gastown Heritage Loft. Film, Photo, and Event space.

Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC

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Our space is an entire floor of a heritage building built in 1910. The space hasundergone lots of renovations and design recently to offer a truly different type of photo, film and event space. This space is amazing for photo and film and with...
Loft Garden Oasis In Mt Pleasant

East Vancouver, BC

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Live / Work Loft

198 plants and counting 🌿 The newly redecorated garden oasis is ideal for small intimatelifestyle, portrait, and product photography shoots. The space has been featured for "Creative Interior Design" by Forbes Magazine, Home & Design Magazine, and Daily Hive Vancouver. The aesthetic is jungle-industrial...
Bright Studio For Photo/Video Shoots w/ Ground Level Access

Central Vancouver, BC

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Todd Duncan Studios. 600 sf ( 20' x 25' length - ** 8 foot ceilings ) ground floor studioon the city's east side. The studio has all white walls and a seamless backdrop. West facing for afternoon sunlight streaming in through large glazed windows for diffused-lighting conditions...
Stunning, Historic Sanctuary w/ Stage + Projector

East Vancouver, BC

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Church the stage area available. The Sanctuary is ideal for such things as churchservices, weddings, music events (eg. recitals, band/choir rehearsals), memorials and more. Sound system/equipment, projector, and electric piano available upon request. Capacity: 90 people Dimensions: Seating area 50 ft X 26 ft...
Quaint Downtown New West Art Studio

16.9 kms from Vancouver, BC

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Art Studio

Arrieta Art Studio. The multipurpose art space in downtown New West. Here there is akitchenette with fridge and microwave and coffee maker. Access to sinks in the unit and in the kitchenette. This area is good for working in as there a desks and tables. This space...

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Explore the best places to host a memorial in Vancouver, CA

When the life of a loved one comes to a close, it's traditional to hold a memorial service in their honor. Memorials are a chance to share stories, remember the departed fondly, and heal in community with the other people their lives have touched. These can be solemn affairs or they can be a celebration of life-style events, which is a sort of party where everyone intentionally remembers the good times over the loss! The type of memorial you hold will affect the venue you choose. But in a city as large as Vancouver, you don't lack suitable choices.

Locations for a memorial service in Vancouver

Churches and funeral homes are traditionally where a memorial service is held. Their associations with religion and the departed make them natural places for these events. These venues are also the best equipped to host a memorial service. Depending on the church or funeral home, you'll find peaceful, contemplative spaces for guests to find solitude or the company of family and friends. Most have spaces for a stage where a eulogy or presentations can be held. Not to mention other spaces for music and meals.
That said, you can hold a memorial service almost anywhere. The venue should be private given the nature of the event. Restaurant dining halls can be reserved in their entirety for a small to medium-sized memorial service. For a larger event where you're expecting hundreds of guests, consider booking a retreat space, mansion, banquet hall, or hotel conference room.
For a celebration of life memorial event, you should consider how to create a more upbeat atmosphere. A church or funeral home is still an appropriate venue but think about party halls, lofts, banquet halls, and other spaces less affiliated with death. You can even choose a space with multiple possibilities for the day, like a mansion. You'll have venues like a screening room where you can show a film about the departed's life, a banquet hall for a lovely dinner, outdoor space for dancing, and more with a single booking!

Booking a memorial venue in Vancouver

Since death usually takes us by surprise, booking a memorial venue is often a last-minute affair. Even when we know it's coming, we don't wish to acknowledge it by reserving a venue in advance. Fortunately, most memorial venues are very accommodating and have flexible booking terms.

Reviews for memorial venues

Ellen F.
Creative Meeting Space in Downtown Seattle with Natural Light
platform is asking me to review a meeting space we rented in 2019 before moving forward with my current rental. I have no real memories of what it was like, sorry...
Paula G.
Modern Industrial Loft in Ballard
most especially Anita and Marissa took care of all of it! The space is clean, safe, and spacious with 50 people. Thanks for the memories...
Breanne W.
Full Venue Urban, Historic Open Space with Exposed Brick & Ample Seating - Weekdays 7am-5pm
going. He really was more than I ever expected out of a host. I could go on and on about how he made the memorial I had for my cousin so perfect. I would recommend this location for any event, wedding reception to business party, it's a beautiful spot...
Angela B.
Beautiful Event Space in the University District
of their way to show me around so I could make sure our decor would fit the space. Awesome responsiveness as well! We made memories to last a lifetime...
Curtis T.
Unique Downtown Speakeasy & Vault
We just had a Memorial party at the Speakeasy & Vault and the event went off perfect! Justin was super helpful and it made my job so much easier. Highly recommended...
Katie Y.
Suburban Greenhouse Studio with a Boho Vibe!
of her. I had photoshoot with some of my friends and their kids, we all got some excellent pictures and created very good Spring memories. I would highly recommend this space...
Christina D.
​Garden Venue and Urban Farm for Daytime Events: Garden Party Receptions and Picnics, Small Weddings and Offsite Workshops and Meetings
My guests felt the peace and serenity and had a lovely time. Frank is an amazing host; he helped me put together a beautiful memorial for my father and was there every step of the way. He helped turn an event I was absolutely dreading into a joyous celebration and...
Sahwa M.
Conscious Lab
The venue was beautiful. We held a nice Celebration of Life with family and friends. Jenna and Orson were helpful. They answered questions promptly and were flexible. They were very accommodating. I would highly recommend renting the space. It has beautiful natural light and brick walls. It is a tastefully...