Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

  • 12138 Fourth Avenue
    Richmond, BC V7E 3J1
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Situated atop wooden pilings over the Fraser River, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is one of the few remaining 19th century salmon canneries on the BC coast. It commemorates the development of Canada's West Coast fishing industry from the 1870's to present.

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  • Description The Gulf of Georgia Cannery offers a truly unique setting for corporate events, weddings or charity functions. The lofty ceilings and impressive first growth timber beams create a setting attendees won’t soon forget. A waterfront location in the historic fishing village of Steveston and the Fraser River flowing beneath it adds to your memorable occasion. Inquiries: Contact Rob Hart, Operations Manager at 604.664.9134 or email:
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  • Largest Room 6130
  • Total Sq. Ft. 13385
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Space Notes Rental hours are 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Take down and clean-up is the responsibility of the renter and must be completed by 11:15 pm. Rentals are generally not possible when the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Historic Site is open to the public. Because the building and much of the contents are historic artefacts, decoration and signage for events is limited to freestanding items. No open flame (i.e. Candles) is allowed, with the exception of standard catering warming flames. Renter must obtain third party liability insurance, with a minimum $2,000,000 loss payable per claim. Renter must obtain required permits and/or licenses if alcoholic beverages are to be served on site
  • Theatre Capacity 130
  • Largest Meeting Room SqMetre 6130
  • Total Meeting Space SqMetre 13385
  • Banquet Capacity 150
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Classroom Capacity 80