PAL Studio Theatre

581, Cardero Street V6G3L3 Vancouver (British Columbia) View map
5 reviews

Number of guests 20 to 150

Information about PAL Studio Theatre

Situated on the eighth floor of Performing Arts Lodges in downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour that was built in 2006, PAL Studio Theatre is a venue in Vancouver, British Columbia. Located in the heart of Vancouver's Coal Harbour and West End districts, the venue is ideal for hosting multiple occasions. This charitable organization also provides affordable housing and creative space for former performing artists and allied professionals.

Facilities and capacity

A plush rooftop garden adorns the beautiful venue. This is ideal for photo shoots, meetings, and much more. It is a 1600-square-foot black-box theatre that can comfortably seat up to 150 guests. A majestic wall of windows overlooks the Vancouver's Stanley Park and Coal Harbour marina. There is also a large dressing room available.

Services offered

PAL Studio Theatre has beautiful sprung dance floors, and a conveniently adjoined small kitchen/bar. The on-site staff will take care of all the details. The following items are provided by the venue itself:

  • Armchairs
  • Coffee tables
  • Black padded theatre chairs
  • Folding black chairs
  • Black stage tools
  • Podium
  • Overhead projector and screen
  • Red oriental carpet
  • Tables

Other services

The venue can also host all of your other special events, including:

  • Workshops
  • Concerts
  • Private parties
  • Filming
  • Memorials
  • Dinners and galas

Location

PAL Studio Theatre is located just three minutes away from bus stops on West Georgia through the British Columbia transit. It is around 15 km from the Vancouver International Airport.

  • Nº of guests

    From 20 to 150

  • Maximum Capacity

    150

  • Type

    Banquet hall

  • Style

    City, garden

  • Event Services

    Catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 2,019.00

  • Plated Service (per head)

    C$ 39.00

  • Availability

    View calendar

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More information about PAL Studio Theatre

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • What kind of settings are available? Covered outdoor, indoor, uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, cocktail reception, dessert, family style, hors d'oeuvres, outside cake, plated, server(s), stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), cash bar, liquor license, open bar, outside alcohol
  • What event items are available? Audio equipment, centerpieces, dance floor, decor, drapery, furniture, lighting, chairs, tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Linens
  • 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$ 2036
  • 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$ 2139
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 2086
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Set up, clean up, tables, lighting/sound
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? C$ 11
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? C$ 29
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves? C$ 38
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? C$ 7
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartenders

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Reviews from PAL Studio Theatre

4.8 / 5
  • Annika

    Annika Reinhardt, Married on 09/09/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Good
    • Value:
      Good
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Good

    We had our wedding at the PAL in September and it was beautiful. Event though the weather wasn't what we expected we were still able to hold the ceremony outside in the beautiful garden. The main theatre is a flexible space, anything is possible. All walls and curtains are black ... View more as it's a "black box" so if that's not your style, considering adding more whites and lights. We loved that we could bring our own catering - texas BBQ to be exact which was prepared on the patio as well as our own alcohol. One thing to note is that you will hire the PAL's technician and probably two staff for the day which adds up. The staff was very helpful though and a huge support to our day-of coordinator. We def. needed the extra hands. The staff is very flexible which is helpful if you want to realize your wedding vision. We rented the full venue including the outdoor space lobby with kitchen as well as the black box theatre but you can decide to rent less space if you have fewer people (we had 75) and require no seating. A stunning venue that is still a bit of a hidden gem in Vancouver.

  • Harm and Lana, Married on 02/09/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    We held our wedding out of town, which made planning the event very difficult. The PAL Studio crew were very flexible and easy to work with. Any last minute requests were facilitated quickly and easily, including changes to the sound system. The venue itself is beautiful. The ... View more landscaped outdoor terrace offers plenty of quiet nooks for guests to chat away from the music from the theatre inside. We held the ceremony outside on a gorgeous sunny afternoon, and were able to duck out quickly for family photos in neighbouring Stanley Park. Once dinner was over and the tables removed, the theatre made a great dance floor with impressive sound and lighting systems. The night was magic. PAL Studio was the perfect place for our wedding.

  • Kim

    Kim Duff, Married on 13/08/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    PAL was a last minute venue change with only four days to spare and I still can't believe our luck that it was available. Astrid and the team were such a pleasure to work with. The space is perfect! I can't recommend this venue enough. Thanks, Astrid. You made what was such a stressful last minute rearrangement into what I should have been planning from the start.

  • Charlotte

    Charlotte, Married on 20/08/2016

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Good
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    We wanted to have a unique, DIY wedding. PAL offered great flexibility to turn the space into exactly what we wanted. The patio is so gorgeous on its own with plants and benches, that we didn't really need to put a lot of work into the decor out there. Plus, no one really noticed ... View more noticed our decor on the patio, because it was in competition with the beautiful view of the city that the patio offered. The theatre itself can be transformed into anything you want -- it was a lot of fun to think of different ideas how to decorate it. The staff were friendly and happy to work with all the different vendors we brought in. Astrid was really helpful and accommodating. I would really recommend PAL for a wedding for a couple who wants to have fun and make their wedding really theirs!

  • Ryan

    Ryan Wylie

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    We chose to have a casual cocktail party wedding in the afternoon/evening at the PAL theatre and it was magical. The roof top terrace was in full bloom, the space just becons your guests to explore and take amazing pictures. And the staff were all super helpful and kind and made ... View more made that possible stressful time a breeze. I highly recommend this space and would definitely book there for any function.

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