100 Braid St Studios

200-100 Braid St. V3L 3P4 New Westminster (British Columbia) View map
2 reviews

Number of guests 10 to 120

About 100 Braid St Studios

100 Braid St Art Studios & Gallery is a coworking space for artists and creates new opportunities for cultural expressions. Imagine celebrating the happiest day of your life in a space where many creative events and art shows have taken place; 100 Braid St Studios will offer you a large open space for the wedding ceremony and reception of your dreams.

Facilities and capacity

100 Braid St Studios is a one-of-a-kind location; it is a 1929 Heritage Warehouse and Winery and the last standing building of the BC Distillery. You and your loved ones will be surrounded by amazing architecture, natural light and beautiful art on your big day. The main gallery area can accommodate up to 90 seated guests or cocktail events up to 120 people.

Even though on-site catering is not provided, 100 Braid St Studios has a kitchen with two ovens, fridge, microwave and a dishwasher, in case you prefer to bring your own catering supplier.

Services offered

Weddings and private events only take place on Saturdays and these are limited to 3 per month however booking is only available a year in advance so be sure to contact them to see if your date is available.
A Liquor license is needed if you are going to serve alcohol.

Included in the rental:

  • 21 banquet tables
  • 100 vintage wood school chairs
  • Antique reception desk
  • 3 small cocktail tables

Decor vault:

  • Large "Alice in Wonderland" Wingback Loveseat
  • Rolling Industrial Bar
  • Globe String Lights
  • Hanging Ladders
  • Birch Trees
  • And much more

Other services

100 Braid St Studios will also be the ideal choice for:

  • Birthdays and anniversaries
  • Baby showers
  • Retirement parties
  • Graduations
  • Fundraisers (we donate part of the proceeds back to the cause)
  • Corporate events

Location

This venue is the last standing building of the BC Distillery which was owned by Vancouvers own Riefel brothers. It was designed by two well-known Vancouver architects and built in 1929 as a winery warehouse to supply liquor to the USA during prohibition. "Silk Hat" Cocktails and fancy wines were produced in this heritage landmark which is part of the historic Sapperton Brewery District.

For your and your guests' convenience, the venue is located across the street from the Braid St Skytrain Station and a one minute drive away from the Brunette Exit of HWY 1. There is free parking in both the front and back fo the building.

  • Number of guests

    From 10 to 120

  • Maximum Capacity

    120

  • Type

    Loft, museum, winery

  • Style

    City, eclectic, vintage

  • Event Services

    Clean up, event rentals, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 2,100.00

  • Availability

    View calendar

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More information about 100 Braid St Studios

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner
  • What bar services do you provide? Outside alcohol
  • What event items are available? Dance floor, decor, furniture, lighting, photobooth, chairs, tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? China, flatware
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? C$ 1950
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? C$ 2100
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 1950
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, tables, parking

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Reviews for 100 Braid St Studios

4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 4.5
  • Velissa

    Velissa, Married on 20/06/2015

    5.0 View more
    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent


    While planning the wedding, I was initially very stressed out about picking a venue. As someone who had a very specific vision for a unique but intimate setting we had a lot of trouble trying to think of somewhere that would meet our needs. I have never wanted a traditional gigantic, cold, ornate, typically manufactured wedding. I wanted somewhere I could feel comfortable being the center of attention, somewhere special enough that it felt like home... without feeling like I was in someone elses' space, and would fit all my most loved ones. 100 Braid St Studios more than surpassed our expectations. Not only is the space gorgeous and extremely unique and full of it's own creative energy (and as my photographer mentioned, 'a photographer's dream when it comes to natural light') being surrounded by inspiring artists work and the beautiful windows was perfect for the kind of feel I wanted in the wedding, and it just made everything seem that much more personal-- something I was wanting that I found lacking in other bland halls we had looked at. But what made the experience even more special was the care and love of the people being 100 Braid St. Susan takes on every project with a huge part of her own heart and infuses it into every project as if everyone involved was a part of her family, or her own piece of art. She made herself available for our crazy schedule to check it out, and beyond letting us use her beautiful space for one of the most important days of our lives, she was there as a huge support, enriching every step of the way. She was always there to listen carefully to what we wanted, and went above and beyond in helping us come up with plans for decoration, layout and just the wedding as an experience. I would send her an email or text inquiring about a small detail, and I found every one of her responses was full of so much personal care, suggestions, forethought and thoroughness, that even when I was stressed out about details and planning, I felt like I was being so well taken care of and in great hands. Not only did her immense amount of experience as a wedding planner shine through in her helpful hints and ability to problem-solve on the spot, the loving community spirit of the place and the people behind it was genuinely a large part of the happiness of our big day. We made sure to take advantage of the extra rentals they have available for events as well. I had so many guests come up to me telling me how great of a venue it was for how beautiful and creative of a venue it was, whether it was for being at the wedding, helping us set up, or just through pictures. So many comments were made about how obviously beautiful and unique of a spot it was... it's a true testament to how even a piece of property can shine because of how good and positive and loving the contents are. It's funny how when you tell people you got married, the first thing they ask is where you had it. I cannot express how happy I was to have had it held at 100 Braid St studios, not only for the breathtaking atmosphere or the fact that I can tell people I had it at an Art Gallery, but for the amazing customer service and personal care and love that goes along everything that is done at this place.

    Sent on 08/07/2016
  • Crystal Meyers, Married on 18/11/2017

    4.8 View more
    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Good
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    I adored this venue. It was the perfect size space for just under 100 guests with amazing character and an interesting history. All of my guests are still complimenting and commenting on the venue because it is such a unique space. It also still has areas that you can easily customize to your preference and theme with only a little bit of imagination.

    Sent on 05/01/2018

    100 Braid St Studios's reply:

    Thank you soooo much Crystal! What a lovely review. We love working with you and Zach and would love to share more photos on our Gallery page on our website & social media feeds if you'd like to share.
    Warmest regards,
    Susan

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