Facility Rental Fees

*Please note that the maximum capacities given below need to be HALVED to account for provincial COVID regulations. If you have any questions or concerns around this, please contact the office.

There is a three-hour minimum duration policy for all rentals.

Wedding Packages

The Sanctuary is a beautiful and versatile venue for your wedding ceremony! With a seating capacity of 300, the Sanctuary also comes with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment and multi-camera livestream capacity. Built in 1964 and recently renovated, its unique modernist design has earned the Sanctuary heritage building status from the City of Vancouver. We also have a kitchen and hall available for wedding receptions, and our lay chaplains will work with you to design and officiate whatever kind of ceremony you want.  Check out our Sanctuary Instagram account for more photos.

Wedding ceremony base rate* $1,200
Add-on: Hall reception (all-day booking) $500
Add-on: Lay Chaplain $300
Add-on: A/V technician $250
Add-on: Pianist $160

 

*Includes access to the Sanctuary and Family Room for the entire day.

 

General Rental Rates

 

Venue Hourly Rate
Sanctuary (250 people) $120/hr / $150 evenings / $180 Saturdays
Hewett Hall/Main Hall (100 people – includes kitchen) $100/hr / $120 evenings / $140 Saturdays
Kitchen $20/hr
Fireside Room (40 people) $70/hr
Lindsey-Priestley (double room; 30 people) $31.50/hr
Biddle (single board room; 15 people) $31.50/hr
Hitschmanova (single room; 30 people) $26.25/hr
Parking Lot $26.25/hr

Note: On Sundays, rooms are usually available only after 3 pm.

 

 

Equipment One-Time Fee
Microphone $25
Yamaha Grand Piano $30
Flipchart $18
Projector $30
Screen $30
TV/DVD Player $30
Organ located in balcony of Sanctuary free

 

 

Staff Rate
Lay Chaplain $300
Caretaker $30/hr
Sound Technician $40/hr
Pianist $160/hr

 

Booking Information

  • To request a booking, please contact Marcus at marcus@vancouverunitarians.ca or by phone at 604-261-7204, extension 0.
  • 10% discount will be given for Organizations who provide a society# or a CRA charitable #.
  • 10% discount will also be given to renters who are frequent renters, more than 4 rentals per UCV fiscal year.
  • Discounts can be combined for a maximum discount of 20%