Columbia Theatre - New Westminster, BC - Wedding Venue
530 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC

Columbia Theatre

Columbia Theatre, New Westminster

Columbia Theatre

New Westminster, British Columbia
Capacity: Up to 500
530 Columbia St
New Westminster, BC V3L 5M4
Maximum Capacity: 500 people
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The Columbia theatre was originally built in 1927 as movie theatre and has gone through many incarnations since. In 2011 Barry Buckland took possession of the theatre and has completely restored it to it's original glory. The main theatre has been converted into a cabaret style show room with table groupings on four levels. The stage has been moved back to its original position, allowing seating for 300 people. There is full sized cinema screen in the main theatre as well as a projection system. There is a full sound system/lighting system in the theatre and the acoustics are amazing. The upstairs theatre has been converted to a show lounge and seats 200 people. The theatre has an elevator and is wheel chair accessible. Both venues are licensed and serve food. Catering is also available through the theatre. The theatre is a 3 minute walk from the Columbia Skytrain station so is very accessible via transit.

This theatre can accommodate a variety of functions such as concerts, dances, dinner theatre, corporate events, charity fundraisers, meetings, wrap parties, private screenings, film festivals, weddings, banquets and other private functions.

For more information or to view the theatre you can contact Barry Buckland or Brad Tones at The Columbia Theatre. They are located at 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster.

This classic, vintage building is a unique venue where extraordinary events come to life.
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Columbia Theatre, New Westminster

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There are tables and chairs on four levels. 
20 x 25 ft dance floor
Theater lighting and sound
Full bar
24 x 12 ft stage
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"The live music", An Eventective User from Surrey
The Columbia, has the best rock showcase anywhere, on wedsday night and the blues showcase on sunday is excellent! First rate all the way!


"Gorgeous Venue, Great Service", An Eventective User
The team at the Columbia is extremely accommodating, services & venue rental are well priced, and the location is ideal with parking and skytrain being so close by. Brad especially is a joy to deal with!


"Perfect Fundraiser Venue", An Eventective User from Coquitlam
The Columbia offers cabaret/banquet style facilities where everyone is facing the stage. The venues are large enough for 200 to 300 people, yet intimate enough to engage your audience. This great functionality is housed in B.C.'s first atmospheric theatre which has been updated with luxurious red and gold carpet, gold accented moldings and great HVAC system for creature comforts.
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General Event Space Max Capacity: 220 people
Party Room, Columbia Theatre, New Westminster

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Large open room, holds up to 230 people, all amenities available stage, sound system, 10ft projection screen available for seminars etc. Can include any style meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) Full service bar available for non or alcoholic beverages, dance floor also available. Large fabric seating with arrangeable accommodating tables. Private open air patio available for smoking. Also available at your request. LIVE STAND UP COMEDY, IMPROV, DJ, or LIVE BAND. Conveniently located next door to Skytrain station and 20 mins from heart of Vancouver.700 stall parking across street.Heritage style hotel conveniently located next door with reasonable rates for individuals as well as groups through Lafflines.
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Capacity: 220 People
The Grand RoomPhotos Available
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We are a one stop shop and provide catering, bar service and whatever else you need. Let us know what you require and we'll make it painless to have your event.

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