Makeshift Spaces

Vancouver Venue

Makeshift will provide a sharable space for new and established businesses to engage the community or their employees with events, short term retail exposure, product launches, education and training, and exhibitions. In addition to providing customizable space, Makeshift can also provide promotional, logistic, and customer support.

Can I have alcohol at my event?

Yes, check out if you meet the criteria for a Special Occasions license via the Bc Liquor Stores website.

The refund policy is strict (50% refund if cancelled up to 30 days prior, full refund less 10% services fees more than 30 days prior)

How do I cover myself for liability?

In order to use the space, you will have to take out a short-term comprehensive general liability insurance not less than $2,000,000. The insurance needs to include Makeshift Spaces as a named insured. Please visit and select Makeshift Spaces as the venue.

Type Special Event Venues


Neighbourhood Downtown

Event Space Indoors Only

89 Smithe Street, Vancouver