Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden stands alone as a breathtaking, one-of-a-kind venue in Vancouver
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden brings to life arts, culture, philosophies, and architecture of Ming Dynasty scholar-officials, who created these garden-homes to reflect natural beauty, harmonious life, and quiet joy. These gardens were always the sites of friends and family gatherings celebrating life’s milestones and designed to be enjoyed in all weather. The covered walkways and pavilions offer protection in case of rain with the sound of drops falling from the roof tiles adding another special dimension to your experience in the Garden. When the sun is shining, guests can explore all the and ginkgo trees.
100% of revenue goes to connecting cultures and communities
As a registered not-for profit, all rental revenue goes toward the fulfillment of our mission to bring together cultures and communities through educational and public programs. By hosting your special event with us, you enable us to continue our conservation efforts to ensure that this site will exist for many years to come.
The safety of our guests and staff is our utmost concern, and as such the Garden is working diligently to comply with evolving public health regulations, and ask for your patience as we continue to improve and adapt our venue rental offerings.
Should your event be impacted by emerging public health regulations our Events team will work with you to ensure that you are informed of these changes, and that all Federal, Provincial, and Municipal regulations are followed.
We understand that nobody can predict the future, and in the event that your rental must be postponed as a result of new public health guidelines, we are happy to offer complimentary date rescheduling. Please note, this offer is only applicable to those events that are required to be postponed, or reduced in size, as a result of direct public health guidelines forcing closure, or those restricting movement or the gathering of groups.
For more information on our COVID-19 Protocols please reach out to our Events Team today.
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Intimate Outdoor Spaces
Perfect for intimate gatherings of up to 20 people, this covered outdoor pavilion is perched atop our Jade pond right in the heart of the Garden. Traditionally a space for women of the home to relax, this open-aired spaces enjoys stunning views of both the public park and private Garden.
For a classic and traditional experience, the Garden offers the 1,300 square foot Hall of One Hundred Rivers (HHR) as our preeminent banquet and event space. Home to the Garden’s rotating art exhibition, this large interior space with private courtyard offers privacy from the rest of the Garden.