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Rental Rates are shown on page 2 of the Rental Agreement.

If you have not heard back about your inquiry within 24 hours please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 250.743.5431.

A Farmers Institute Rental Coordinator will analyze your request including date availability, and respond to you. If you have a question, type your question(s) at the end of your answer in ”Event Details”.

  • Main Hall is 32' x 70' plus dining room, bar and kitchen area
  • Youth Hall is 36’ x 22’, Capacity is 45 (Meetings, Small Parties, etc)
  • New Barn is 30' x 100' Capacity is 200 plus - good for dances, parties and weddings but no kitchen or chairs provided.

Our Mandate

  • To promote rural life and the theories and practices of agriculture;
  • To promote public awareness of the role of agriculture in today's society;
  • To promote the management and maintenance of the assets of the Shawnigan Cobble Hill Farmers Institute and Agricultural Society on behalf of its members;
  • To promote and celebrate the legacy of agriculture;
  • To promote and support the education and participation of youth in agriculture.
  • To help support children, families and seniors of the South Cowichan area;
  • To provide an opportunity for those in South Cowichan to celebrate their local identity and character;
  • To celebrate South Cowichan's agricultural roots;
  • To showcase the agricultural bounty of the South Cowichan area;
  • To showcase the South Cowichan culture, industries and environment;
  • To create a greater awareness of the South Cowichan Region;
  • To come together once a year to have a great time with family, friends and neighbours.