• Couple standing on the dock by a lake at dusk.

Burnaby Lake Pavilion

Make the most of your special event among floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Burnaby Lake, surrounded by extraordinary views of colourful birds, soaring golden and bald eagles, great blue herons and other amazing wildlife. Nestled along the water’s edge, this stunning pavilion presents an idyllic venue for your next gathering.

Our Venue

Featuring exquisite vaulted ceilings, this awe-inspiring waterfront venue boasts an open floor plan and a spacious setting with grand windows overlooking Burnaby Lake. Plus, receive 25% off the venue rental for the Burnaby Lake Pavilion with a minimum spend of $2,500 on catering services.

Chafing dishes full of food.

Catering Packages

The Burnaby Lake Pavilion presents a beautiful venue with an expert catering team to make your event as seamless as possible.

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Facility Details

Burnaby Lake Pavilion’s beautiful rustic setting presents a one-of-a-kind venue to help make your event truly special.

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Dock at dusk

Photo Gallery

This beautiful, rustic lakeside venue with its vaulted ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows presents incredible views of Burnaby Lake and some amazing wildlife.

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Room set up and ready for an event

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual 360-degree tour of this scenic lakeside venue with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking some spectacular wildlife.

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Event Experts

Attention to detail, personalized service and a gourmet menu are the benchmarks of every event at the Burnaby Lake Pavilion.  As well, our event experts are here to answer any questions you may have as you get ready for your special event.

Elaine Olma

Elaine Olma

Elaine has worked for the City of Burnaby for many years. As an Event Specialist for the Burnaby Lake Pavilion, she combines her experience and skills to assist individuals, groups, engaged couples and families with their special events. Elaine works hard to ensure everyone feels comfortable, and addresses all questions and concerns to help create wonderful events with memories to last a lifetime. Elaine can be reached at rentals@burnaby.ca or 604-205-3033.

Helen McConaghy

Helen McConaghy

Helen McConaghy has worked with the City’s Food Services division for more than half her life. In that time, she has seen the department grow to include several restaurants and an expert catering department - which she now leads. Along with creating memorable events for her clients, Helen says her favourite part of the job is helping wedding couples on their big day, “and knowing you’re making their day as special as can be.” Helen can be reached at catering@burnaby.ca or 604-205-3026.

Portrait of Maiwesh (Mai) Dossa

Maiwesh Dossa

Maiwesh (Mai) Dossa has been leading the kitchen at the old-fashioned Ice Cream Parlour (also known as the ICP Café) for nearly two decades – garnering much acknowledgement and praise along the way.
Throughout the years, Mai has come by her experience and skills entirely through hard work and on-the-job training.  Along with the ICP Café, Mai also caters a remarkable number of City events and weddings throughout the year, including the Mayor’s Annual Appreciation Dinner.