The Commodore Ballroom is one of the most iconic and renowned venues in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Commodore Ballroom was designed in the popular Art Deco style of the 1920s and first opened in 1929. The venue was known for its famous sprung dance floor, which was created with horsehair lining that was able to absorb the weight and movement of the dancing crowds. The Commodore Ballroom has hosted numerous famous performers, including Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown, The Police and Nirvana. In 1996, the Commodore Ballroom briefly closed but was renovated and reopened under the House of Blues name. In modern times, the Commodore Ballroom has featured such performers as
and Oasis. You can find the best Commodore Ballroom tickets right here at StubHub.
Does the Commodore Ballroom have assigned seating or is it general admission?
The Commodore Ballroom seating capacity is 990, and that is only for general admission entrance. However, the venue does have limited seating in the form of tables, which is first come, first served. To make table reservations, you must contact the Commodore Ballroom ahead of your show. Please note that reservations aren't always possible.
Where can I park at the Commodore Ballroom?
There is no parking garage or lot associated with the venue. However, guests attending Commodore Ballroom events can find various street parking and metered parking available throughout the area. Most of these parking options will require a fee.
Is the Commodore Ballroom accessible by public transportation?
Yes, the Commodore Ballroom is within walking distance of various Vancouver bus routes.
Is the Commodore Ballroom a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Yes, the Commodore Ballroom is a fully accessible venue. They offer wheelchair-accessible seating at all of their shows, and there is elevator access located right at the main entrance on Granville Street for easy access into the venue.
Is there an age limit for attending shows at the Commodore Ballroom?
Most of the shows at the Commodore Ballroom are restricted to those who are 19 years and older. However, there are all-age events held at the venue, and such events will be clearly identified as such at the time of your Commodore Ballroom ticket purchase.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The Commodore Ballroom offers a full menu, which is designed by its in-house executive chef. During your show at the Commodore Ballroom, you will be able to order food from a menu that features shared plate dishes, burgers and dessert. The venue also has a fully-stocked bar that serves beer, spirits, wine and cocktails.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Yes, the Commodore Ballroom is near other Vancouver entertainment options. After you purchase your Commodore Ballroom tickets, you can also grab tickets for performances at
, which is home to the Vancouver Symphony and features other classical choir performances. You can visit the Vogue Theatre, as well, which features plays and musical performances.