Concert Hall and Social House – Venue Rental

The Kinsmen Community Centre is Port Alberni’s largest live music venue with a capacity of up to 900 guests. The venue can be used in its entirety, or split up between the concert hall (larger capacity) or social house (smaller capacity). It is equipped with state of the art staging, lighting, and audio equipment as well as a full service bar.

We also offer front of house services, ticketing services, audio/visual equipment, audio/visual technicians, marketing services, and more. Please see the list of options at the bottom of this page. Any options below can be added to your event at an additional cost, billed upon completion of your event.

To book the venue, please click the button below and fill out our booking inquiry form. Our venue manager will reach out to you directly to confirm your booking and work out the contract details. Base venue pricing can be found below.

If you have any questions at all, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]

2024 Venue Rate Sheet

Deposit Terms Notes Price
Non-refundable, non-transferrable deposit Required for all bookings Per Instance. Deposits are applied to the rental costs on final invoice $200
Venue Rental Terms Notes Price
Per Hour 2-Hour Minimum Applies to rentals requiring 4 hours or less in the venue. $80/hour
Day Fee Per Day Includes Concert Hall (2800 Sqft) Space for a 12-hour period.  $400
Overtime Per Hour Applies to any rental longer than 12 hours in a day. $80/hour
Dark Day Per Day No Activity Permitted in the venue; For rentals requiring multiple dates where one of the days does not require access but does require the reservation of the venue.   $240

Venue Rates are based on 12 hour days. Additional hours may be requested and will be granted at an hourly fee at the discretion of management.  

Ticketing Terms Notes Price
Box Office Services Per Instance Includes Ticket set up for one performance, sales, and reports. Varies
Capital Improvement Fee Per Ticket Fee added to ticket price for capital improvements to the facility. Varies
Marketing Per Instance Includes poster/social media graphic design, 2 posts on FACo socials, newsletter mention (500+ subscribers), and event listing on FACo website. Varies
Front of House Services Terms Notes Price
FOH Basic Per Instance Required for All Rentals with an audience- No merch selling, or Bar. Varies
FOH Bar/Merch Per Instance Applies to rentals that require merchandise selling or use of the Bar area. Varies
Bartenders Per Hour Number of Bartenders is determined by the venue manager based on expected attendance. Varies
Merchandise Commission On Gross Sales Does not Apply when merch sales are raising funds to support a non-profit organization. Varies
Security Per Hour Per Guard, 4-Hour Minimum 250 Tickets or less = 1 guard required. 251+ tickets = 2 Guards required. Additional guards may be required as per venue risk assessment or at the renter’s request. Overtime charged at 1.5X. Varies
Custodial Per Instance   Varies
Technical Terms Notes Price
Audio Package 1 Per Instance Full Mainstage sound system and Microphones for Speaking – No Monitors. Varies
Audio Package 2 Per Instance Full Mainstage Sound System with Mic and cabling package for all approved usage. – Includes 4 Monitor Mixes and optional Monitor Console. Varies
Lighting Package 1 Per Instance RGBWAUV Front Wash and RGBWUAV Top Lighting. Varies
Lighting Package 2 Per Instance RGBWUAV Front and Back lighting, 21 moving Light Fixtures, Backlight bar floor package and Haze. Varies
Video Package Per Instance 20’ Projection Screen with Projector and all necessary cabling to connect presentation. Varies
Technician Labour Per Hour 4-Hour Minimum A minimum of 1 technician per department of equipment being used. (ie Audio, Lighting, Video) additional technicians may be required as determined by the venues Technical Director.   Varies
Technical Terms Notes Price
Incidental Administrative Fee Per Occurance Includes Ticketing changes, contract adjustments, etc. Applies at the discretion of management. Varies
Late Insurance Certificate     Applies if the insurance certificate is not received at least 14 days before the rental date. $100
Statutory Holidays   Per Instance RGBWAUV Front Wash and RGBWUAV Top Lighting. 1.5x