• 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.

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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.

Christine Musgrave

Christine Musgrave

Christine Musgrave has worked for the City of Burnaby for more than 30 years in a variety of positions and departments. Most recently, she was the supervisor at Riverway Restaurant and is now the event expert extraordinaire at Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion and South Burnaby’s historic Alan Emmott Centre, while assisting with various events across the City. Her favourite part of the job? She loves the people she works with and enjoys helping her clients make sure their events are a great success. Christine can be reached at rentals@burnaby.ca or at 604-320-2217.

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.