Celebration on Water


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  • What is the min guest capacity for a ceremony? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 200-250
  • What is the min guest capacity for a reception? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 200-250


  • What is the type of venue? Banquet Hall Weddings
  • What is the style of the venue? Boat & Cruise
  • What kind of landscape does the venue have? Seaside
  • What kind of wedding types does the venue offer? Cocktail, Dining
  • What are the venue's features? Indoors&Outdoors
  • What are the catering options of the venue? In-house catering
  • What kind of services and facilities are offered? 3rd party provider, Alcohol, AV system, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Centrepieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Clean up, Cooling System, Flatware, Glassware, Heating System, Lighting, Linens


  • What kind of catering services does the venue offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What kind of bar services does the venue provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar

Additional Information

  • What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide? Foods & Beverage, Decoration
  • Is there a fixed-menu option? Yes
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? No
  • Which services can be used from 3rd party providers? Photo & Video, Music, Wedding Cake, Accommodation for the Newlyweds

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Celebration on Water is a restored and fully operational ferry ship, where you can host your wedding ceremonies, receptions, and even rehearsal dinners. The location is coastal style offering a waterfront view to say your “I Do’s”, and its views of the North Shore Mountains, downtown Vancouver and the nearby harbour provide a perfect background for your special day.

Celebration on Water is one of the most stylish wedding locations in British Columbia. Anchored off North Vancouver's shoreline in the Mosquito Creek Marina, this venue is 50 minutes from Vancouver International Airport and only 16 minutes from Downtown Vancouver.
Facilities and Capacity Celebration on Water spans across 929 sq. mi and offers 5 different spaces to host almost any of your event. The whole venue boasts a stylish architectural design and sleek-looking deck where your guests can enjoy their cocktails and delicious food.

All the spaces offer beautiful views of the bustling harbour, the calm mountains and the twinkling Vancouver downtown. The spaces are divided according to their capacity and size. There are several spaces on the ferry so you can choose the best-fit of your celebration:

• The Dining Room: If you want to host a lavish banquet dinner or a grand wedding ceremony or reception, then this is the space you should choose. With the capacity of 160 seated and 200 cocktail-style, this is an ideal space for your lavish events.• Wide range of customisable wedding package
• The Main Patio: The room is spread across 3000 sq. ft and is the venue's largest room. The Main Patio offers 150 seated and 250 cocktail-style, and it is ideal for hosting events like grand wedding ceremonies and lavish receptions.
• The Lounge: 1,075 sq. ft of space which boasts seating capacity for 60 and reception space for 90 cocktail-style.
• The Upper Patio: This room is spread across 2500 sq. ft and offers a fancy setting for a reception or a wedding ceremony, the room can host an event with seating guests up to 80, and standing space up to 120.
• The Wheelhouse Room: This 415 sq. ft of space is ideal for small functions like personal meetings and intimate receptions for up to 20 people.
Services • Event set-up
• If needed, collaborate with client’s choice of outside vendor for décor
• Event planning and event rentals
• Food catering and beverage
• Audio/visual equipment available under the control of the authority
Decorations Celebration on Water is a refurbished ferry anchored off North Vancouver's shoreline. The venue's uniqueness allows you to have a waterfront view for your wedding or have a coastal theme for your special day.

They offer chairs and tables for decorations, and the professional event planning team is open to collaborating with your choice of vendor for decorations. You can ask for chair clothes, drapes, linens and customisable surroundings to personalise the ambience of your wedding.
In-House Catering One of the most exciting reasons to choose this venue is their food. Celebration on Water offers in-house catering. This kitchen is headed by award-winning Chef Laura Morrow, who uses fresh and local seasonal food items to customise a menu that you desire.

Their kitchen offers a variety of cuisines ranging from contemporary and Mediterranean to Chinese and BBQ. The food menu has a wide range of ingredients from entrees as roast pork loin, prime rib, fish, chicken, salmon, steak, and burgers to dessert. For receptions, there are hors d’oeuvres as lighter options.
If you are looking to up your wedding venue's excitement factor, then getting married on a historic boat/yacht setting is a venue you should consider. The service staff at Celebration on Water will happily work in consultation with you, designing a package to meet your specific needs. Reach out for getting price quotes.


Celebration on Water

  • Address: 410-233 W.1st Street V7M 1B3 North Vancouver

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Celebration on Water Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the guest capacity of Celebration on Water?

    Celebration on Water has a maximum capacity of 200-250 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 200-250 people for a cocktail wedding.

  • What kind of services and facilities are offered in Celebration on Water?

    Celebration on Water provides events such as centrepieces, flatware, cooling system, lighting, chairs, linens, chair covers, clean up, alcohol, heating system, 3rd party provider, av system, glassware and wedding planner / coordinator.

  • What kind of events does the Celebration on Water carry out?

    Apart from weddings, Celebration on Water provides services such as bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, engagement party, ceremony and reception.

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