Vancouver Maritime Museum presents


Our Annual Fundraiser Party

We are excited to announce that our Annual Vancouver Maritime Museum Fundraiser will return on Wednesday, July 24, 2024

And we’re travelling back in time to the 1980s, baby!

This unique and exciting event brings together museum supporters for an evening of food, live music, party games, beverages and fundraising fun.

Taking place on the museum terrace and boasting unparalleled views of the spectacular Honda Celebration of Light firework display, guests can expect an evening of entertainment while supporting the museum as a registered charity. We’re delighted to offer our guests the finest catering, as Emelle’s Catering will be providing a range of delicious appetizers, food stations and desserts and the finest libations from Bruinwood Estate Distillery.

Put the date in your calendar now and get ready to join us for a night to remember! Don’t forget your shoulder pads and leg warmers.

Be part of our extraordinary fundraising event! Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a lover of the sea, or someone who treasures Vancouver’s cultural legacy, your support makes waves. Together, we can ensure that the Vancouver Maritime Museum continues to be a beacon of learning and exploration for generations to come.

This fundraising event is proudly supported by Teekay Shipping and Robert Allan Ltd.

TABLES & Ticket Sales

Available to purchase is your own private table for you and your guests! The maximum number of guests at a table is 8. VIP Tables come with totally tubular perks like a server for the evening, free parking, a goody bag, unlimited drinks (including wine on the table, cocktails and beer), a $1000 tax receipt and the best location in the event. Tables come with wine on the table and a $400 tax receipt. Single tickets are also available and will have a seat at our mixed seating tables and receive a $50 tax receipt.

Buy your tickets today, early bird discount ends June 1!

All tickets have access to the following:

  • Exceptional food from Emelle’s catering including appetizers, food stations and dessert
  • One signature cocktail from Bruinwood Estate Distillery
  • Bubbles upon entry
  • Incredible views of the Honda Celebration of Lights fireworks 
  • A tax receipt
  • Maritime history fun

Ticket Info 

On Sale Dates
Early Bird Tickets now on sale – ends May 31st.
Standard Tickets – Jun 1st 

Date & Time
Wednesday, July 24th, 7pm – 11pm

Venue Location
Vancouver Maritime Museum
1905 Ogden Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1A3

Age Guide
This event is for ages 19+

Thanks to our Sponsors

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Why it’s important 

 The Vancouver Maritime Museum is a gathering place for communities to reflect on maritime history and culture, and it includes themes of immigration, reconciliation, climate change and stories of adventure and survival. As the primary local repository for maritime history on the West Coast, objects and belongings in the collection include photographs, navigational tools, Inuit art, books, charts, posters, and uniforms that touch on naval history, the Vancouver waterfront, shipping, recreational watercraft, and marine harvesting. The Vancouver Maritime Museum houses over 15,000 objects, 12,000 books, and 60 meters of archival material either in storage or on exhibit and is home to the iconic vessel, the St. Roch. 

Participating in this event supports our dynamic programming activities and our initiatives like Bridge to Learning and Open House days. Bridge to Learning provides low-income and special needs schools with fully subsidized museum visits, and our Open House days remove the barrier of cost for our communities by opening up the museum for free / by donation. By supporting our fundraiser, you’re not only championing these excellent initiatives but are also sharing in our commitment to reconciliation, inclusion, access, and ongoing conservation work. 

Your donation helps us continue our vital work and expands our capacity to reach more communities with our exhibits and programs.