265 Rue Saint-Jacques
Montréal, QC, H2Y 1M6


Formerly the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), the St-James Theatre has since been transformed into one of Montreal's most prestigious multi-purpose event venues. Located in the heart of Old Montreal, the St-James Theatre is dedicated to hosting various private and corporate events, namely weddings, corporate events, product launches, cocktails, private events, graduation balls, holiday parties, galas, fundraisers, movie productions, photoshoots and more.




Complete with 70 feet high stone walls, marble floors and a suspended stained-glass dome, the Imperial Ballroom is the St-James Theatre's main hall. Ornate and grandiose, this 7,000 square foot space seats up to 550 guests in a banquet format and up to 650 guests in a cocktail dinatoire format.

The Imperial Ballroom is equipped with state of the art sound, lighting & projection systems and an adjustable portable stage, features that greatly enhance the venue’s atmosphere and make all events spectacular & memorable!

The original safe provides the perfect backdrop for a champagne room, photo booth, lounge, candy bar and more while the President’s Office is ideal for a sweet table, coffee lounge, bridal suite and more.


Formerly the headquarters of the White Star Line Cruise-Ship Company, the White Star Vault Room is located on the lower level of the St-James Theatre. Up to 50 tickets for the Titanic were once sold in this very room!

The White Star Vault Room seats up to 300 guests in a banquet format and up to 600 guests in a cocktail dinatoire format. It is accessible by a grand staircase and an original elevator. Natural light pours into the hall from the three large windows overlooking the ruelle des Fortifications. 

The White Star Vault Room is complete with a large vault and safety deposit cubicles that may provide the backdrop for a lounge area, scotch bar, art display, auction room and more!

The White Star Vault Room also boasts beautiful new bathrooms tucked away in a former vault.


The Princess Grace Mezzanine is located on the second floor of the St-James Theatre and looks out onto The Imperial Ballroom. Newly renovated, it is ideal for hosting intimate affairs such as wedding ceremonies, bridal showers, luncheons, rehearsal dinners, conferences, cocktails & more.

In addition to its beautiful hardwood floors and 20 feet detailed ceilings, the Mezzanine has five balconies overlooking the Imperial Ballroom and five balconies overlooking Old Montreal’s Saint-Jacques Street. Preferred by DJs, performers and speakers alike, these balconies provide additional viewing areas for guests entering the building or seated in the main hall.

The Princess Grace Mezzanine is accessible by an original elevator.


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Our state of the art lighting, sound & projection systems and stage are included within the rental rate of the St-James Theatre.

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