Information about Scottish Cultural Centre
The Scottish Cultural Centre is a Vancover venue that specializes in hosting weddings and other special events. Guests that have experienced the SCC have come to trust and appreciate the quality of the experience they offer. The cleanliness of the facility, as well as the professionalism and friendliness of their dedicated and knowledgeable staff, will make your wedding day memorable. This venue is conveniently located in the quiet neighbourhood of Marpole, minutes away from Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver.
Facilities and capacity
The Scottish Cultural Centre can accommodate a variety of events such as banquets, church services, wedding receptions and wedding ceremonies as well as other social functions. The Caledonian is their main ballroom featuring a 20-foot ceiling, two rows of windows providing natural light, a 5,000 square foot hardwood dancefloor and full stage with a capacity for nearly 400 people. Smaller weddings are also well-served, once the partition wall is engaged.
Something worth mentioning is that the SCC is the only large venue in Vancouver that encourages you to hire an outside caterer, at no extra cost from the venue, and no corking fee, meaning you can save thousands of dollars off your bridal budget. Their flexibility and willingness to work alongside couples to create a personalized event, has made this venue very popular for wedding celebrations. Check their reviews.
From 50 to 390
Ballroom, banquet hall
Catering / bar, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up
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Caryn, Married on 30/09/2017
We loved working with Darryl and Brett with their friendly helpful personalities. We knew our venue so well we didn't stress or worry leading up to the day and on the day. Darryl was readily available to answer any questions and easy going when we had to change our date. Brett ... View more was amazing with suggestions and ideas for table layouts and spacing so it was intimate but not crowded.
Angie, Married on 09/09/2017
We had our wedding reception here and it was a great experience from beginning to end. Darryl and Brett were always friendly and accommodating. We easily fit 300 guests with a dance floor. There's a bar area, a reception area (where our photobooth was later set up). They had air ... View more conditioning. The Centre looked great with the decorations set up from a decorator they recommend (Margarit). We would definitely recommend Scottish Cultural Centre!
Brigitte, Married on 08/09/2017
We had the ultimate DYI wedding at the Vancouver Scottish Cultural Centre and we couldn't have chosen a better place. The staff were so friendly and extreemly helpful, who often went out of their way to help and always with such a positive attitude. They helped with so much from ... View more advice on resources to how best approach decorating the hall. My husband I and instantly felt at ease working with Darryl. He always made time for us to come look at the facility anytime we needed to sort out details and was so accomodating, which made the little details leading up the the event less stressful. Anytime I made contact with him to get information he always gave such considerate responses, often going beyond what I was expecting. The facility itself is great, it has everything needed to make for a successful event. They have facilitated countless weddings and it shows, they were very sensitive towards us during such a big moment in our lives and we appreciated their calm and reassuring demeanor. It was beyond our expectations how friendly and accomodating they were, such a reasonable and honest place and group of people to work with.
Rachel B, Married on 29/04/2017
Overall we were really happy that we booked the Scottish Cultural Centre. We were looking for somewhere affordable that would allow us to bring in our own alcohol without charging a corking fee, and that was fairly central to transit/hotels/the airport. The Scottish Cultural ... View more Centre ticked off those boxes. Darryl (the manager) and Brett were fantastic. Darryl allowed me to make the final deposit a couple of days late when my chequing account went into overdraft (I hadn't accounted for all the vendor deposits coming out on the same day...wedding brain...) with no problems. Brett helped us set up and take down our tables and chairs, as well as a video we played for the guests. He has a fun personality, and had us laughing and relaxing every time we met up with him in the days before the wedding. The only (minor) hiccup we ran into is that they don't allow you to use 3M Command Hooks, so we had to get a bit creative with how we could hang some of our lights, decorations, and modified our plans for the Selfie Station. It's basically a big hall, so you can put your own touch on the room. We mainly just stuck to putting up lights and decorating the tables and stage. All in all I'd highly recommend the Scottish Cultural Centre if you're looking to avoid exorbitant corkage fees and a DIY bride/groom.
Christine, Married on 01/04/2017
As we got married in Scotland last year, there was no better place for us to have our Canadian reception party than at the Scottish Cultural Centre. Darryl was incredibly helpful with all of my pesky planning questions and we had lovely Duncan come in to call a Ceilidh for us ... View more which the guests had an absolute blast at (no Ceilidh dancing experience required!). Brett bent over backwards (sometimes literally) with the set up, caretaking and strike on the day. The guests really got an authentic taste of Scotland that night and the party really couldn't have gone any better!
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