With so many venues in Vancouver to choose from, which is the best place to host an amazing party?
Lounges, cocktail bars, nightclubs, ballrooms - the city has something for everyone, but this doesn't mean it's easy to find the place that fits your specific party needs and preferences.
An impressive party takes an impressive venue, and this list will help pick the best place to host a fashionable party.
1. The Belmont Bar
This venue is located in the heart of the city, with plenty of space, comfortable seating, and a stage for live entertainment.
The kitchen serves organic food and the horseshoe-shaped bar offers a wide assortment of special cocktails, craft beers, and wine on tap.
This and the stylish setting in the historic Belmont hotel on Granville Street, featuring many classic elements, make The Belmont Bar one of the coolest venues in Vancouver.
It's perfect for big events and groups looking for mingling and dancing or just great food and drinks. For smaller, more private parties, there's a unique VIP area.
2. The Parlour - Yaletown
Situated in the beautiful historical neighborhood of Yaletown, The Parlour combines innovation and style with a laid-back atmosphere.
The venue offers a variety of craft beer, specialty cocktails, fine wines and a menu featuring unique variations of classic dishes.
The versatile Backroom makes the perfect setting for smaller parties of all kinds. Featuring a tequila and mezcal bar and adjustable walls and furniture, the room can be customized for your event.
The upper and lower lounge can each be booked as well, and complete restaurant buyouts are possible all week, including weekends.
3. The Imperial
This modern multi-media venue in central Vancouver, built out of an old Asian movie house, offers a unique and stylish setting for all kinds of parties.
Top quality modern sound and lighting, 6,000 square foot of space, and a flexible floor plan make The Imperial the most versatile of party venues in Vancouver.
Having hosted a variety of concerts, films screenings, and private parties, The Imperial can host practically any party you can dream up.
4. Commodore Ballroom
An iconic setting in the historic Commodore ballroom, with enough space to host large groups, perfect for unforgettable parties.
Boasting a wide selection of spirits, wine, beer, and cocktails, almost any drink request can be granted.
The Commodore ballroom has won awards and maintained a great reputation by being one of the most service-minded venues in Vancouver. The professional staff will ensure a great time and an excellent party.
5. Hapa Izakaya - Coal Harbour
The fun, exotic bar and restaurant with a stylish setting and great ambiance make Hapa Izakaya an amazing venue for dinner parties and more mellow events.
The niche is Japanese food with a focus on Izakaya - also known as "Japanese Tapas". Hapa's featured on Bon Appetit's "Top 5 Izakaya in North America" list and Vancouver magazine crowned it "Best Casual Chain" from 2011-2014.
Their Coal Harbor venue makes a great setting for parties of different sizes. A private room can be booked for up to 12 guests or the lounge for up to 40 guests. It's also possible to buy out the whole restaurant and host 175 people.
6. Vancouver Art Gallery Rooftop
One of the most talked-about venues in Vancouver, the art gallery's rooftop pavilion makes an incredible setting for a memorable rooftop party.
The 1820 square foot venue features both a big rooftop deck overlooking Robson square and an adjoining indoor event room. Big glass walls make it a great location to enjoy the scenic view of the city regardless of weather.
The location at the art gallery makes this venue particularly optimal for more culture-oriented parties, but it also makes a great spot to host a DJ or band and a bar.
7. Studio Lounge & Nightclub
Studio is located in the central entertainment district of Granville, and regularly hosts many of the best DJs the city has to offer.
The venue is spacious with high ceilings, fantastic lighting, a big dancefloor, and walls covered in records.
With 5500+ square foot and a team dedicated to helping you until the last minute to set up your perfect party, Studio Lounge & Nightclub can transform and adapt to your party or corporate event.
This means renting the venue is great not only for dance parties, and you can host a variety of events there. Reserving the luxurious VIP zone is the best option for smaller groups looking to party for real.
8. False Creek Yacht Club
The award-winning waterfront club and lounge make an amazing setting for fancier parties. In addition to a large dancefloor, there's a wrap-around patio where you can enjoy the view of False Creek and English Bay.
Floor-to-ceiling windows surround the lounge and provide stunning views of Burrard Bridge, Granville Island, and the North Shore Mountains. The dance floor is big enough for 150 people and complete with a well-stocked bar and masterful bartenders.
The reservation includes wifi and free parking space for your limo. And the professional, friendly staff assist with preparations, and layout and ensure an excellently served party.
There aren't many venues in Vancouver where you can watch the sun setting over the water while you party. False Creek Yacht Club is a hidden gem for this reason.
Steamworks brewpub is more than just a great place to enjoy specialty craft beers in a stylish, rustic setting. With three distinct rooms to choose from, you can have many types of parties here.
The Uber Lounge has a dance floor, an atrium, and a private bar, and is big enough for 225 people. More mellow parties can be hosted in the Wine room or the beautiful Harbour View Room.
10. Homer Street Cafe
The iconic, beautiful Homer Street Cafe in Yaletown is a perfect place for small, stylish parties.
Specializing in wine, cocktails, and traditional rotisserie comfort food, it's a great place for more mellow parties.
Groups of up to 12 people will greatly enjoy the cockpit, while larger groups call for the antique-style dining room or the open kitchen Chef's Bar. There's also the option to buyout the restaurant for bigger groups.
Arrive In Style to Party Venues in Vancouver
When you've decided a venue for your party, it's time to plan your arrival. A stylish venue calls for a stylish entrance, and the best way to show up in style is in a limousine.
Check out these fabulous limousines and ensure a fashionable arrival to your party. Any comments or questions about fabulous limousines? Send a message.