Events

MakerLabs has a variety of spaces that we can accommodate events. Members and the public can fill out a form on the web site to book space

http://www.makerlabs.com/bookings/

Space Reservation Policy:

Our spaces are open to public booking and are quoted based on impact and attendance. Your booking time MUST account for setup and teardown, as well as clean up once the event is finished. Medium to large events are subject to a cleaning deposit and staffing fee.

A Note on Van Conversions: These are considered a separate class of event that you can book through this portal. Please note a $10/per day fee applies to all van conversion work which occupies our loading bays. You can book a maximum of three weekdays (Monday - Friday) per week within our regular hours.

Our Public Rates:

*an additional cleaning fee and staffing fee may apply.

Discounts:

Members are eligible for free space or discounted prices under the following conditions:

- Member must supervise the entire event

- Event is free to attend

- Member is responsible for setup, teardown and clean up once the event is finished

- Member must be in good standing which is defined as 3 months of consecutive membership and no outstanding payments

*Late payments and people who do not clean up after themselves will be fined and may be denied future reservations.

*REGISTERED Non-profits may also qualify for free or discounted rates.

Our Member Rates:

To get granted an arts event license.

Why do you need it?

  • If the police show up, and you do not have a license, it is the sole discretion of the police to shut down your event immediately

For information, requirements, fees, and how to apply follow this link:

http://vancouver.ca/doing-business/arts-event-licence.aspx

Liquor Service - Special Event Permits (SEP)

For a license to serve or sell liquor at your event.

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/business/liquor-regulation-licensing/liquor-licences-permits/applying-for-a-liquor-licence-or-permit/special-event-liquor-permit