Designed to celebrate the marriage of two distinctively different Nations, the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is a natural setting for the coming together of families and celebrating new partnerships . Hold your ceremony amongst the totem poles and under exhibits suspended in the Great Hall, or dine on our covered patio nestled against the Pacific Northwest forest while enjoying spectacular views of Blackcomb Mountain. In any of our unique and versatile spaces, a wedding at the Cultural Centre is a truly unforgettable experience.

Great Hall
Great Hall

The Great Hall located on the main level can accommodate up to 300 guests for an evening reception or 150 for a sit down dinner. Decorating the Great Hall are spectacular weavings, canoes, carvings and expansive floor- to-ceiling windows that look north over Lost Lake and Garibaldi Mountain Ranges. Great Hall rental includes
the 78-seat Theatre.

Mezzanine Patio
Mezzanine Patio

The Mezzanine Patio’s 5,000 sq ft of decking floats into the forest and allows guests a view of Blackcomb Mountain. 2,500 sq ft of patio is covered in retractable awnings creating an outdoor weather-resistant event space. A fire pit provides a wonderful ambiance for after-dinner drinks and story-telling — a great setting to start or end a sit-down dinner.

*Awnings cannot hold snow load so should not be relied upon during winter months.

Istken Hall
Istken Hall

The Istken Hall is a dynamic round room with wrap-around windows showcasing stunning views of the picturesque northerly mountain ranges and Lost Lake woods. Istken Hall can be used day or night and in combination with the neighboring cafe/lounge space for optimal customization for your specific event requirements.

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Room Area (sq. ft.) Standing Reception (#people) Banquet Dining (60′ Rounds, #people) Theatre Seating (#people)
Great Hall 5,372 300 150 250
Istken Hall & Café Area 4,268 250 130 200
Mezzanine Patio 4,921 300 200 300
Longhouse 1,298 80 50 75
Buyout 16,145 900 310 n/a

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Celebrate Your Special Day in the Most Spectacular Manner at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler


Weddings at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler are some of the most spectacular you will ever experience in your life. Designed to celebrate the marriage of two distinctively different nations, our Cultural Centre is a natural setting for the coming together of families celebrating new partnerships. That’s why we are one of the best wedding venues in Whistler.

You can hold your wedding ceremony amongst the totem poles and under exhibits suspended in the Great Hall or dine on our covered patio nestled along the Pacific Northwest forest while enjoying the spectacular views of the Blackcomb Mountain. Connect with us directly, or have your Wedding Planner in Whistler reach out about hosting your wedding at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, a truly unforgettable experience in any of our versatile and unique spaces. You are welcome to book your event with us directly and a professional Wedding Planner is required to run your event, and we have a preferred list of Wedding Planners to choose from who we have built great relationships with memorable events.

Celebrate at One of the Most Spectacular Wedding Venues in Whistler

Whether on a warm summer’s day or a gloriously snow-laden winter afternoon, Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre will be honoured to host your special day in one of our many unique wedding venues in Whistler to make your wedding ceremony one to remember.

Expert wedding planners in Whistler are obsessed with making every detail perfect and can assist you with all aspects of your wedding ceremony, including guest accommodations, bachelor/bachelorette parties, rehearsals, receptions, ceremonies, and pre-post wedding events.

You’re cordially invited to the spectacular Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a wedding day that will live forever in the minds and memories of everyone with whom you choose to share your life’s most treasured moments.

World-Class Wedding Venue in Whistler

If you are looking for spectacular wedding venues in Whistler the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre offers a truly inspiring location. We believe that you deserve a unique experience and a setting that will lead to inspired beginnings in the next chapter of your life. Connect with one of our preferred wedding planners in Whistler, they are one-of-a-kind and know that even the smallest details should reflect that your wedding day is about you and the person you have chosen to spend the rest of your life with.

Enjoy our stunning ceremony site, incredible locations for your photography, for your wedding ceremony, reception and as you’re getting ready or even winding down from the celebration. We believe that you both deserve the wedding of your dreams and a venue that does more than live up to those expectations.

At Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, we are excited to be a part of your future happy memories. So, don’t wait anymore and choose to fall in love with your partner at the dream wedding venue in Whistlerand schedule a free consultation with our expert event team, reach out directly, or have your wedding planners in Whistler contact us today.