Since the 1980s, Celebrities has been a nightlife icon in Vancouver, and a West Coast premier dance club that has grown with the community and developed a boundary pushing reputation in entertainment. Since undergoing major renovations in early 2012, Celebrities now features luxury VIP sections around the room, the latest Funktion-One sound system, and advanced lighting technology above the dance floor and DJ booth. This advanced lighting is completely customizable, opening the door to endless visual opportunities.
Customizing your event even further, the raised DJ booth can be removed to create a larger staging area, perfect for awards events and runway fashion shows. While the spacious dance floor and bar-lined perimeter make Celebrities is an ideal space for everything from product launches and holiday parties, to corporate parties and talent-centered events. For talent events, Celebrities also offers artist green rooms and dressing rooms available downstairs.
Tunneling into the venue from 350 Water Street in Gastown, M.I.A. offers an inclusive space for guests to mingle, network, and ultimately celebrate any occasion. M.I.A.’s mix of timeworn yet futuristic details include mirror-lined hallways and L.E.D. installations throughout the ceiling that pulsate patterns across the intimate dance floor, connecting all corners of the room. Plush communal seating surrounds the dance floor and cozy DJ booth, with a versatile raised seating area that can easily be transformed to a stage. Venturing beyond the main bar, guests will step into “The Cave” and find themselves in an even more private space with a separate boutique bar, perfect for the most intimate of gatherings. This versatile space paired with the clarity and quality of sound from it’s renowned Funktion-One sound system make M.I.A. the ideal location for everything from product launches and private parties, to social gatherings and holiday parties.
Venue perfectly straddles the line between concert hall and event space. This multi level venue is designed with a Gatsby feel and offers the ideal space to feature live performances and entertainment acts such as piano concerts and burlesque shows. It is equipped with demonstration screens and a raised stage suiting band performances that allows all guests a premium vantage point. A two-level, 600 person space, Venue has one of Vancouver’s best sound systems and light shows and accommodating staff.
Situated within a current hot bed of retail spots, Fortune was the first in the once desolate area of Vancouver's Chinatown. Over the years, it has established itself as a leader in the events scene in Vancouver. Fortune has become an entity that is equal parts venue, project space, art gallery, and more. It’s unique art vibe makes it an ideal space to feature art shows, fashion shows and performances both big and small.
With the modern interior and eco-friendly features, brought to life by the superior sound system, Fortune offers the perfect space for any kind of event.
The Charles Bar literally supports the ground floor of the famous Woodward's building, a perfect metaphor for the way the popular bar holds down residents and neighbours in their socializing and entertainment needs. The room's airy, modern design and unique V-shape allow for simultaneous trivial pursuits –on one side guests can enjoy your photos, videos or branding on the 9' HD screen while around the corner others can be enjoying well-crafted food and drink menus in low booths. It’s unique layout is perfect for wrap parties, social gatherings and holiday events as the space can be divided in half for smaller functions or rented entirely for larger ones and features full DJ capabilities.
The old Kits Billiards space was a treasured neighborhood hangout from the 80s to the 2010s, owned and operated by the Kerasiotis family. Wishing to continue that tradition, the newly reopened Colony bar is designed with classic wood finishes and décor that pays homage to Vancouver’s past while maintaining a modern vibe. Perfect for intimate gatherings such as holiday parties and social gatherings, this space offers comfortable seating, delicious food, drinks from a well-stocked bar, a never-ending playlist and HDTVs capable of featuring your photos, videos or branding.