Liquor Service

Chilliwack Heritage Park has a Liquor Primary License.  As such, we can arrange liquor services at your event…from weddings to receptions, to dances and anything in between.

It is the responsibility of the Client to contact Michael Regan at 604-824-9927 or email Regan@chilliwackheritagepark.com for events that require alcohol service and to review policies and procedures.

Please NOTE: Exhibitors and show management are NOT PERMITTED TO BRING FOOD, BEVERAGE AND/OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES into the facility.

Concessions & Catering

Chilliwack Heritage Park works with food service contractors to offer catering services.

  • Heritage Hut 

No one is permitted to bring into the facility property any and all concessions without the prior knowledge and written permission of the food services contractor (Heritage Hut) and the consent of the Facility Manager.

It is the responsibility of the Client to contact Marianne Bonnar, Heritage Hut owner at 604-614-0506 to arrange for food services at each event. 

Exhibitors and show management are NOT PERMITTED TO BRING FOOD, BEVERAGE AND/OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES into the facility.

 

Insurance

It is the responsibility of the Client to obtain and maintain in force during the Move-In Period, Contract Period, and Move-Out Period the following insurance coverage in a form satisfactory to the Management of Chilliwack Heritage Park:

Comprehensive General Liability insurance with bodily injury to, death of, or property damage to, third parties, and property of the Operator and of the City of Chilliwack not in the care, custody and control of the Lessee and such policies of insurance shall include Tourism Chilliwack Inc. and the City of Chilliwack as Additional Insured’s.

Failure to provide the required insurance will render the contract null and void. Written evidence in the form of a certificate or certified copy of an insurance policy issued by the insurer shall be delivered to Chilliwack Heritage Park seven (7) days prior to the Event.

The Client shall ensure that all personnel engaged by or on behalf of the Client shall be covered by Work Safe BC insurance, or equivalent, where required by law.

It is the responsibility of the Client to insure their property whilst such property is on or about the facility and that if the Client omits to so insure its property, it shall do so at its own risk and the Operator shall not be liable for any loss or damage to the Clients property no matter how or by whom caused.  Any insurance policies obtained by the Client for its own property shall contain a waiver of subrogation in favour of the Operator.

 

Policies & Procedures

Hourly Rentals:  

If community users book evening or weekend rentals we require 24 hour cancellation notice. 

Abusive Patrons Policy:

Chilliwack Heritage Park values the safety and security of visitors and staff and the protection of personal and public property. The use of inappropriate and abusive language, in addition to undesirable, dangerous or criminal behaviour will not be tolerated.

Anyone not following this guideline will be asked to leave and may have facility privileges suspended or terminated. 

Download Abusive Patrons Policy

Insurance & Waivers for Open Riding

Public open riding guests must sign a Waiver of Liability form and provide proof of BC Horse Council membership.

Please visit - http://cnw.hcbc.ca/SignUp to sign up for Horse Council Membership

Additional Forms:

1.  Waiver of Liability 
2. Affidavit of Horse Council Membership

he forms above must be handed in to the front office. Chilliwack Heritage Park Office is open 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday. Additional opening hours may occur due to special event bookings that are pre-arranged during opening hours. Phone - 604.824.9927

Exhibitor Sampling

Chilliwack Heritage Park through its contract with Heritage Hut Food Services retains the exclusive right to provide, control and retain all food and beverage services including catering and alcohol service and to retain any resulting commissions and revenues from such service.

Approved food service exhibitors may hand out samples at their respective booths and the samples are limited to 4 ounces of liquid and 1 ounce food portions.

Exhibitors handing out samples must comply and adhere to all health, safety and sanitation requirements as set forth by the Public Health Authority and further, it is the responsibility of each client to ensure that exhibitors comply with the appropriate regulations and that the required permits are in place

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Fire Regulations

All floor plans require approval from The City of Chilliwack Fire Department at (604) 792-8713.

No portion of the sidewalks, entries, passages, concourses, lobbies, halls or stairways, or public spaces of the facility or of the venue must be kept clean and free from obstruction.   Fire lanes in and around the facility must remain clear and unobstructed at all times.

All decorations and decorative material must be flame retardant. All decorative materials will be approved by the City’s Fire Inspector, prior to installation

The following are not allowed within the facility without the prior written consent of the Operator:

  • Any engines or motor or machinery
  • Oils, burning fluids, camphene, kerosene, naphtha, acetylene, gasoline, or any other agent other than electricity for illuminating the facility
  • Trailers or vehicles with propane tanks

Deposit & Billing

Commercial:  

To reserve the facility in part or in whole, a deposit of $500 per floor is required.  A contract will then be issued and will lay out the dates for up to three additional deposits which will be required in the lead up to the event, with full payment due no later than 30 days prior to the event date.  If an event is cancelled for any reason by the Client, any and all deposits made are wholly non-refundable and the Client shall reimburse Tourism Chilliwack Inc. for all additional costs or losses incurred by Tourism Chilliwack as a result of the cancellation.

Non-Profit:

To reserve the facility in part or in whole, a deposit in the amount of $500 per floor is required.  Prior to the event, a contract will be issued and will layout the dates for up to three additional deposits which will be required in the lead up to the event, with full payment due no later than 30 days prior to the event date.  If an event is cancelled for any reason by the Client, any and all deposits made are wholly non-refundable and the Client shall reimburse Tourism Chilliwack Inc. for all additional costs or losses incurred by Tourism Chilliwack as a result of the cancellation.

Download Booking Policy

Download Cancellation Policy

Display Services

The preferred Chilliwack Heritage Park display supplier is Show in Motion. All Display Company employees must be covered under Work Safe BC.  

All Display Companies must comply with Chilliwack Heritage Park policies and procedures.

Set-up and tear-down by the Display Company is to be completed on the dates and schedules outlined in your Contract Agreement, otherwise additional charges may be incurred.

Any equipment rentals, damages or other costs incurred by Display or Labour Contractors are the responsibility of the Client.

For more information on Show in Motion services please visit their website www.showinmotion.com