You’ve already popped the question and she’s found the dress. Now all you need to do is agree on where you want to spend your big day.
Those deciding to get married in beautiful B.C. already have a bit of an upper hand, as the mountains, ocean, beach, and greenery make for the ultimate nuptial backdrop. But on the other hand with so many beautiful venues available, reaching an agreement can be difficult.
So in order to make your big day that much easier, we’ve rounded up the most stunning venues to say “I do” around Vancouver.
1. Rowena’s Inn
While it’s a bit of a drive from Vancouver, Rowena’s Inn is a natural work of art and is definitely worth the trip. Nestled amidst the breathtaking mountains and lush forest, this beautifully restored English style manor overlooks the picturesque banks of the Harrison River. The property features Gatsby-esque glamour, manicured gardens, and crystal-clear ponds which create an ideal setting for a fairytale wedding.
2. Brock House
The Brock House is a hidden gem located on Jericho Beach. Combining elegance an charm with breathtaking ocean and mountain views this waterfront heritage mansion is like no other in Vancouver. Say “I do” beneath a ginormous picturesque tree and surrounded by stunning gardens.
3. Hart House
The Hart House is a Tudor style Mansion located on three acres of lawn overlooking beautiful Deer Lake in Burnaby. All receptions take place in an elegant marquee tent, where up to 250 guests will dine with a view of the sunset reflecting off the tranquil water on the lake.
4. Fraser River Lodge
Located just over an hour from the city, this rustic venue is the perfect space for those looking for a country-esque vibe. The venue also features breathtaking views of Mount Cheam, which makes the perfect backdrop for wedding photos. A gorgeous orchard with rows and rows of neatly lined trees also adds to the lodge’s charm.
5. The Vancouver Club
Known for its sophisticated old-world charm, the Vancouver club features a large ballroom with history and character. There are multiple facilities available for an indoor wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, a tea ceremony, and of course a large elegant ballroom that will impress your wedding guests.
6. Cecil Green Park House
This heritage mansion boasts stunning views of the mountains and is set by the ocean that spectacularly frame Vancouver. Guests will love the character of this venue and spending time on the large porch and watching the sun set. This property is ideal for outdoor garden ceremonies and there is also a bridal room, an intimate dining room for the reception, and a separate room for dancing and other evening festivities.
7. UBC Boat House
This stunning venue is located on the banks of the historic Fraser River and offers spectacular views of the North Shore Mountains. The fully floating facility boasts a spacious, modern design infused with natural light.
8. Rosewood Hotel Georgia
This is one of the oldest heritage wedding venues in downtown Vancouver. It combines 1920s style with modern decor elements to create a venue with timeless appeal. It’s situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, just across from the Vancouver Art Gallery and multiple nearby locations for stunning wedding photos.
9. Westwood Plateau Golf Resort
If you’re looking for a golf course setting with a modern rustic look and feel, and one of the top buffet services around, this is the venue for you. Located in the Westwood area of Coquitlam, the lush evergreen forests and breath taking views make the perfect backdrop for your big day. Whether it is an intimate group of 50 or a celebration for 250, the staff is dedicated to ensuring that everything runs smoothly.
10. Swan-e-set Bay Golf Resort
A storybook-like golf venue situated in Pitt Meadows with a large ballroom, a grand staircase, and views overlooking one of the top golf courses in BC and the coastal mountains. This extraordinary Club offers a unique level of excellence and can accommodate up to 350.
11. Vancouver Aquarium
Easily the most unique wedding venues in the city. This is an ideal venue for those who love marine life and are looking for a one of a kind venue. Imagine, your wedding reception can take place with sharks and exotic marine life swimming around you and your guests.
12. Terminal City Club
Located in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district, this luxury venue features sweeping harbour and city views and is the perfect setting for an elegant wedding. The Club boasts two unique, yet equally beautiful, ballrooms that can accommodate up to 280 guests. From the vintage chandeliers and floor to ceiling windows, to the private outdoor terrace, Terminal City Club’s event space offers the perfect blend of elegance and opulence.
13. Hycroft Manor
Love heritage venues with a grand old-world look and feel? Hycroft has to be one of the most sought after venues in Vancouver and is the ideal setting for an intimate wedding. The mansion was built in 1911 and its romantic terraces, heritage garden, and the Juliet balcony make for the most stunning wedding backdrops.
14. Ferguson Point in Stanley Park
If you’re looking for an outdoor venue that combines incredible views of the mountains and the ocean, look no further. Located across from the Stanley Park Tea House, Ferguson Point is known for hosting “the best sunsets in Vancouver.” If you’re interested in this truly unique outdoor setting, you will need to get a city wedding permit.
15. Redwood Golf Course
This beautiful ceremony space in Langley features spectacular panoramic views of the coastal mountains. Say “I do” in the lavishly designed flower gardens, and dance the night away under a magnificent Marquee the twinkle of mini lights and chandeliers, for the perfect blend of dynamic elegant style.
16. Stanley Park Pavilion
Tucked amongst one of the most beautiful city parks in the world, this heritage building exudes charm and class. The picturesque setting is matched by the incredible food and outstanding service. The Stanley Park Pavilion has also been nominated countless times for best wedding reception venue in Vancouver by the BC Wedding Awards.
17. Manning Provincial Park
If don’t mind going for a bit of a drive outside of the city, and are interested in having a rustic mountain wedding, Manning Park is your ideal location. This stunning location provides the option of having your wedding ceremony on the shores of Lightning Lake or along a mountain meadow overlooking the valley.
18. Pinnacle Pier Hotel
For breathtaking city views and a venue that is both classy and modern, this north Vancouver hotel might be your dream venue. Whether you’re looking to have an intimate wedding or a grand celebration for 500, this waterfront hotel allows you to truly customize your big day. You even have the option of holding your wedding reception indoors and your ceremony out outside on the patio.