Have questions about booking an event at Riverside Banquet Halls? Below are some of the most frequent questions we receive from our clients. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, feel free to contact us anytime.
How many banquet halls do you have available for rent?
We have five venues to choose from: Riverside Signature, Riverside Grand Ballroom, Riverside Palace, Riverside Banquet Hall, and Richview Banquet Room. For more information, please view our venues.
Do I have to book an appointment to see the venue in person?
Yes, please give us a call at 604-244-7755 to schedule a viewing of our venues.
Do hall rental rates vary depending on the time of year?
Our rates to peak based on the season. Peak rates are between May and October.
What catering options to you provide?
Our experienced, professional chefs can prepare most types of local or international cuisine you are looking for. For more details, please take a look at our menus.
Do you have food tastings for your menus to help us decide?
Yes! In fact, we hold a food tasting event every 2-3 months and invite clients that have an event booked with us. Please contact us at 604-244-7755 for more details.
Am I allowed to bring my own caterers?
Yes, we’ll be happy to coordinate with your own caterers.
Do guests have to pay for parking?
All of our banquet halls have ample, free parking, either in our parking lot or on the street.
Do you provide sound and lighting equipment?
Yes. All of our banquet halls for rent have audio-visual equipment.
Do you have decorators?
Yes, we provide complete banquet hall decorating services. We have a variety of themes to choose from in our gallery to help you select a style that’s personal to you.
Will I need a liquor license? How do I get one?
All clients must obtain a special occasion liquor license if they wish to serve alcohol at their event. You can apply online at BC Special Event Permits.
Can we supply our own liquor?
Just make sure you obtain your liquor license and provide us with a copy before your event.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, cheque, debit and major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX). For more information about our Lower Mainland banquet hall rentals, contact us directly.
Do I have to pay a deposit?
Yes, we require a deposit once your event facility is booked. The amount is determined once the invoice total is confirmed.
Do you provide hall rental discounts to non-profit organizations.
Yes, please check out our promotions page for special pricing available for non-profits.
Can I host a wedding ceremony and reception at the same venue?
Yes, we have flexible options for hosting combined ceremonies and receptions. For details, please speak with our senior event planner.
What are the seating capacities for each venue?
Seating capacity varies depending on the layout you choose. See our capacity chart for more details.