The Pipe Shop at the Shipyards, North Vancouver

2019 was our second year at our newer venue, the Pipe Shop.

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(Official photos here.)

The Pipe Shop venue offers a number of awesome things:

Fun and convenient

  • Located right beside Lonsdale Quay Market, which offers over 80 shops, food vendors, restaurants, and artisans.
  • The Farmer’s Market runs from 10am to 3pm on Saturdays.
  • The Summer Sessions Concerts play from 7pm to 10pm just outside of the Pipe Shop, bringing music and dance to the square.
  • Numerous shops, restaurants, and other amenities in the Lonsdale area.
  • Lots of people to come check out your art, and a reason to go exploring after the event!

Transportation perks

  • Plenty of free all-day parking at the ICBC Parking Lot on weekends, located just next to the Lonsdale Quay Market.
  • Plenty of street level parking.
  • Easily accessible by Seabus, which can be taken from Waterfront Station.

Venue perks

  • No more worries about heat! The Pipe Shop is large and spacious, with ventilation and ceiling fans.
  • Newly renovated washrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Loading zone


We are incredibly excited to host MiniComi 2018 at this new venue, and we hope that our efforts will translate into a more fun, memorable event!