Rental Locations : centre culturel Guy-Descary

Last updated May 11, 2023
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For meetings, family celebrations or a show, you may rent the rooms located in the buildings of the former Dawes Brewery in Lachine: L’Entrepôt, maison de la culture à Lachine, la maison du Brasseur et la Vieille-Brasserie-Dawes.

Discover our facilities that combine the charm of 19th century architecture with the conveniences of our times.

A fieldstone building constructed in 1861, the Vieille-Brasserie-Dawes was one of the Dawes Breweries facilities. Today, this reception hall, with its pretty patio overlooking lac Saint-Louis, is a very popular place for holding weddings as well as social and corporate events. The building also has a hall on the ground floor.

Capacity: The 2-storey building can accommodate up to 110 people.


  • Main hall on the upper floor: 63’ x 30’, including a bar. Access to a 42’ x 21’ patio.
  • Two halls on the ground floor: 30’ x 30’ and 31’ x 29’

Equipments included with rental : 

  • The entire building: 14 (60”) round tables seating 8 people, 6 (6’) rectangular tables, 6 (5’) rectangular tables, 93 chairs (upper floor) and 44 chairs (ground floor).
  • Portable coat check facilities on wheels.
  • On the upper floor: a bar with double sinks, mini-refrigerators and a projection screenOn the ground floor: a kitchen with an electric oven equipped with a hot plate and two burners, a refrigerator, sink, large counter and microwave oven

When you rent La Vieille brasserie, all the halls are included. You may choose your own caterer. The liquor licence is not included in the rental.

Constructed in 1862, this building used to be the private residence of the owner of Dawes Breweries. The halls of the maison du Brasseur overlook an incredible view of the magnificent lac Saint-Louis. These facilities are an ideal place for your meetings, events and conferences. These halls connect to the hall at L’Entrepôt, maison de la culture de Lachine if you need to accommodate more people than maison du Brasseur’s maximum capacity.

Dimensions and  capacity: 

  • Salon A : 50’ x 32’ (75 people)
  • Salons B-C-D : 107’ x 31’ (110 people)

Équipments included with rental: 

  • 18 (60”) round tables, 15 (6’) rectangular tables and 101 chairs<
  • A bar with sinks and mini-refrigerators are located in Salon B.<
  • Kitchen: gas oven, refrigerator, ice machine, sink, microwave oven
  • Coat check facilities

The washrooms are shared with guests at maison du Brasseur and visitors to L’Entrepôt’s performance hall.
Located on the ground floor, these halls are air conditioned. You may choose your own caterer. The liquor licence is not included in the rental.

Located in a 19th century building, L’Entrepôt, maison de la culture de Lachine offers a warm, intimate atmosphere, in addition to high-quality sound and stage facilities. This hall is also an ideal place for holding meetings, galas and seminars, as it connects to the halls at the maison du Brasseur.

Capacity: 310 seats

Dimensions, plans, equipments and facilities may be downloaded in the section below.

More information


  • By phone: 514 639-2247
    A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required upon signing the contract. The halls may be rented at all times. An appointment is required to visit the halls.

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