Event Spaces & Group Dining

Framed in a pristine wilderness backdrop, Sonora’s unique event spaces are sure to delight. With distinguished interiors and grand outdoor spaces, we have the perfect hosting place for every occasion. Sonora’s dining is a sumptuous sensory experience; on the plate is a feast for the eyes and the palate. Whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner or elaborate off-site catering event, our world class culinary and service team will deliver a unique West Coast gastronomic experience. 

For inquiries and bookings, please reach out to our Sales and Reservations team at 1-888-576-6672 or info [at] sonoraresort.com.

SPECIAL EVENT AND MEETING SPACES

INNES CONFERENCE CENTER – 2,510 SQ. FT  

This central space is nestled in a tranquil garden with ocean views and a wraparound covered porch. It is home to nine flexible meeting rooms complete with projector screens and subdividers and hosts five workstations overlooking the garden with full printing services.

LONG HOUSE – 2,775 SQ. FT (INCLUDES UPPER AND LOWER FLOORS)  

This stunning space is designed with tired inward facing bench seating and sets the stage for a grand presentation, facilitated event, keynote speech or retreat. It was designed in the style of a traditional Coast Salish Longhouse, an ode to the Indigenous communities who reside in and around the Discovery Islands.

PAVILION – 7,200 SQ. FT  

The ideal space for large conferences, galas, and private events. Let your imagination run free and bring this space to life. All bookings for the Sonora Pavilion include full carpeting, banquet style setup, and a stage. Please inquire with Sonora Sales for a quote to book this as a private space.

DISCOVERY ISLANDS VIEWPOINT – 120 PAX CAPACITY  

A short 10-minute walk from the Tyee Lodge leads to a beautiful covered gazebo featuring a gas fireplace and covered seating for up to 8 guests, greenspace with outdoor seating, picnic tables and an ocean vista lookout that presents incredible wildlife viewing opportunities. Washrooms are located on site. Events at Discovery Islands Viewpoint are weather permitting. 

STOREY POINT – 12 PAX CAPACITY  

A picturesque spot to unwind. Pull up an Adirondack chair and swap stories or lap up the soft sounds of Sonora at night around the gas firepit. This area is home to a large First Nations totem pole. Events at Storey Point are weather permitting.

MOVIE THEATRE – 12 PAX CAPACITY  

Sit back and relax or take your business presentation to the next level with our State-of-the art, 12-seat cinema, complete with a 10 ft x 8 ft screen and an old-fashioned popcorn machine.

ALL INCLUSIVE DINING 

Accommodation rates include all gourmet meals, liquor and wine, beer, juice and soft drinks in the Tyee Dining Room and Lounge. Offsite catering outside of the Tyee Dining Room and Lounge will incur a catering charge.

CATERING OPTIONS

Our chef will prepare three seasonal menus for Spring, Summer and Fall based on seasonal, local ingredients. Group dining and catering options are available for groups of 10 adults or more, or for any special off-site catering outside the Tyee Dining Room. Learn more about Sonora’s food philosophies and previous menu selections. 

DINING SPACES

TYEE DINING ROOM – 4,605 SQ. FT (INCLUDES TYEE LOUNGE)

Features sweeping windows that frame the ocean view, a large live aquarium teaming with marine life from the surrounding waters, a grand piano and unique artwork collection. 

TYEE LOUNGE - 2,437 SQ. FT  

Located in the Tyee Lodge, the open style bar and adjacent seating area invites guests to sip a hand-crafted cocktail or sample our award-winning wine cellar. 

TYEE PATIO – 2, 245 SQ. FT 

Take in the breathtaking vista views and subtle ocean breeze from the Tyee Patio featuring the Tapas deck and wood stone pizza oven.

CHINOOK ROOM – 2,770 SQ. FT  

An intimate dining experience with a private entrance accessible by the Chinook Patio. 

CHINOOK PATIO – 3,310 SQ. FT  

A unique dining experience al fresco on this waterfront patio overlooking the Innes Passage. The Chinook Patio is available for booking after 5pm, weather permitting.

JOHN’S POINT PICNIC LUNCH (12 – 50 PAX CAPACITY)   

An indulgent and unique offering set in the heart of the Discovery Islands. A private Sonora Style BBQ picnic lunch on East Thurlow Island, a remote island 20 minutes away by boat from the resort. These lunches are most commonly enjoyed by groups who are partaking in our full day fishing activities. Roundtrip boat transportation is provided, along with a private chef and service staff.