A curated list by Tomasz Wagner




Modern Wedding Venues

Ballroom Style / Indoor Wedding Venues




Rustic and Industrial Wedding Venues

Waterfront Wedding Venues

Small Wedding Venues including Restaurants

Garden Style / Outdoor Wedding Venues

wedding guests enjoying cocktail hour at cecil green park house

6251 Cecil Green park rd, vancouver bc

hart house wedding burnaby venues

6664 deer lake ave, burnaby bc

Located at Deer Lake in Burnaby, the Hart House offers a variety of on-site venues to suit various tastes but I have to admit it's the the Lawn and Tent combo that really shine at this romantic, classic venue. The Tent in particular is a perfect Plan B location in case of rainy weather and both your ceremony and reception can be hosted there, if needed.


610 pipeline rd, vancouver bc

couple kissing during wedding reception at sun yat-sen garden in vancouver

578 carrall st, vancouver bc

At the heart of Vancouver's Chinatown behind white walls sits Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden, the first classical Chinese Garden in Canada and established outside of China. This peaceful venue features covered walkways, pavilions, and meticulously cared for plants and ponds. Rent it for an intimate wedding ceremony and then head on over to your favourite restaurant in Chinatown for your dinner reception.

sikh wedding ceremony taking place at swaneset

16651 Rannie rd, pitt meadows bc

Swaneset Bay Resort boasts a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush greenery and manicured gardens. The luxurious 65,000 square foot chateau style clubhouse is the site for grand celebrations, from Sikh wedding ceremonies to beautiful receptions catered by an outstanding team. A bit of romance set against a scenic backdrop—is there anything better?

wedding guests standing outside the teahouse in stanley park

ferguson point, vancouver bc

Surrounded by the lush greenery of Stanley Park, the Teahouse is the perfect wedding venue for couples planning an intimate celebration. Additionally, the venue's close proximity to downtown Vancouver and various accommodations makes it convenient for out of town guests to explore the city and enjoy the surrounding attractions.

Open: Kaylee & Luke's wedding at the Teahouse

6804 sw marine dr, vancouver bc

Ballroom Style / Indoor Wedding Venues

wedding couples being photographed at the hotel vancouver

900 w georgia st, vancouver bc

For couples envisioning a grand, classic, and luxurious ballroom style wedding, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is all aces. There are various spaces to choose from for both your ceremony and reception at this venue but the Pacific Ballroom happens to be the most popular option for opulent, show-stopping weddings and those who want to dance their faces off on the large and permanent wooden dance floor.

couple giving a speech during wedding reception at heritage hall in vancouver

3102 Main st, vancouver bc

One of East Vancouver's historic gems, the Heritage Hall on Main St is one of those rare venues boasting an art deco aesthetic. Its high ceilings, large windows, and artfully painted interior is ideal for couples who want to make it their own and was no brainer when it came to researching this list of the top Vancouver wedding venues.

wedding ceremony at the permanent vancouver

330 w pender st, vancouver bc

classic reception setup at the rosewood hotel georgia

801 W georgia st, vancouver bc

Classic meets contemporary at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia with its interesting architectural elements and an overall luxurious and elegant vibe. Perfect for Gatsby style weddings where the Roaring Twenties stay alive forever and ever. Or for those classic affairs where you can simply enjoy the ambiance of a well designed room without too much decor to distract from it.

837 w hastings st, vancouver bc

Thankfully you don't need to be a member in order to rent the TCC for your wedding. Featuring both elegant ballrooms and garden patios, you'll be well taken care of by staff who excel at creating a thoughtful experience for everyone who steps through this venue. Terminal City Club blends tradition and modern luxury in the heart of downtown Vancouver, and is undoubtedly one of the city's hidden gems.

915 w hastings st, vancouver bc

Modern Wedding Venues

1464 W 7th ave, vancouver bc

The ARRAS is one of Vancouver's newest wedding and event venues and thankfully for the urbanite, it's very centrally located in Fairview. It boasts three different spaces: the Ballroom (a large and modern open space suited for 348 to 400+ guests), the Rooftop Terrace (located above the Ballroom and well suited for ceremonies of up to 308 guests as well as tented receptions), and the Piano Cafe (best for seated intimate receptions of up to 100 guests). Be among the first to get married in this modern and beautifully adorned location. Light sculpture by Matthew McCormick, anyone?

smitten events planner preparing reception for their clients at the contemporary art gallery

555 Nelson st, vancouver bc

The Contemporary Art Gallery takes a limited number of rental bookings each year, so it isn't very well known as a wedding venue. That said, it's perfect for small weddings that want a clean and modern setting in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

wedding ceremony at the kent in downtown vancouver

534 cambie st, vancouver bc

The flexibility of the Kent allows you to create a celebration that is uniquely tailored to your preferences. Whether you envision an intimate wedding ceremony, a cozy reception, or an elegant cocktail-style affair, the venue can be transformed to accommodate your specific needs. Its open layout and adaptable space offer endless possibilities for creative and personalized event design.

table settings in the seaspan pavilion of the polygon gallery

101 carrie cates ct, north vancouver bc

table setting at tangible interaction in vancouver

160 - 220 victoria dr, vancouver bc

This incredible studio in East Vancouver has opened up their blank slate of a space to small wedding rentals and, needless to say, I'm excited by the opportunities. Depending on your needs, you'll likely want use of both the Production Area and Kitchen + Staging area to bring in your own caterer, host your guests, and fully enjoy this unique industrial venue of your dreams. The various installations throughout the space are *chef's kiss*

Waterfront Wedding Venues

150 25th st, west vancouver bc

The Landing at the Beach House Restaurant in West Vancouver has been reimagined to play up its heritage qualities and provide a West Coast dining experience focused on seafood. The Landing itself is situated on the second floor of the building and offers views across the Burrard inlet. Its 2,000 sq ft of space can accommodate a seated reception of up to 50 guests for lovers of small weddings or up to 125 guests with a full buyout. The venue also provides an in-house events manager for a streamlined planning experience.

7277 river rd, richmond bc

Boasting floor to ceiling glass walls, exposed cedar beams, and a balcony overlooking the Fraser River, the UBC Boathouse can host up to 150 guests for a seated dinner. Highlights include: no noise restrictions (ie. you can party until 3am!), a day-of-venue coordinator, flexible floor plan arrangements, and a convenient location close to YVR Airport and a short walk away from the Canada Line skytrain.

vancouver convention centre wedding venue

1055 canada pl, vancouver bc

The Vancouver Convention Centre offers three spaces for hosting weddings, ranging from 220 to 700 guests, and is perfect for grand celebrations where you're greeted by the harbour and views of the North Shore mountains upon stepping out onto the terrace during golden hour. Forget the banquet hall and check out this spectacular building instead with its contemporary west coast architecture, high ceilings, and impeccable views.

wedding ceremony at the wallace venue

125 victory ship way, north vancouver bc

The Wallace is the newest wedding venue to grace North Vancouver's Shipyards area. It boasts history with a modern twist: located in the reconstructed Machine Shop with a terrace to beat all terraces. Very much a blank slate kind of establishment, The Wallace requires that you work with a professional wedding planner to bring your planning ideas to life. If you need any recommendations, I'm more than happy to help.

Rustic Style / Industrial Wedding Venues

wedding reception at fabrique st george winery in vancouver

7 e 7th ave, vancouver bc

Located in the heart of Vancouver, Fabrique St. George is the epitome of the perfect rustic and cozy wedding venue. With its warm and inviting ambiance, charming aesthetics, and attention to detail, it sets the stage for an intimate and unforgettable celebration. Fabrique accepts buy-outs for their lounge every day of the week. There is no rental fee but they do require a minimum spend over the course of your event.

wedding ceremony at kou studios in vancouver

2008 Manitoba st, vancouver bc

KOU Studios provides ample space for full customization, enabling couples to design their wedding according to their unique style and preferences. What could be better than access to natural light, high ceilings, and a clean palette? The mezzanine, or "Mezz" is perfect for intimate gatherings.

1095 mainland st, vancouver bc

You'll find the best of both rustic meets West Coast Modern worlds at this centrally located venue in Yaletown. The Loft at Earls is a popular wedding venue for good reason. Couples who choose to get married here enjoy access to an event planner, a customizable in-house menu, and flexible floor plans depending on the nature and size of your event.

pipe shop wedding in north vancouver

115 victory ship way, north vancouver bc

The Pipe Shop is a restored heritage building located on the waterfront in North Vancouver. It is 9,000 sq ft of rustic industrial goodness featuring original wood beams, polished concrete floors, and white walls throughout. The location doesn't get any better being in the Shipyards area and right beside the modern Polygon Gallery. A ceremony at the Polygon with your reception at The Pipe Shop? Easy.

Small Wedding Venues including Restaurants

guests dining during an intimate dinner reception at l'abbatoir restaurant in vancouver

217 carrall st, vancouver bc

bao bei best vancouver restaurants for wedding reception dinners

163 keefer st, vancouver bc

A healthy dose of stylish vibes in this cozy space in Chinatown serving up the most delicious modern Chinese food. Even if you don't plan on hosting a dinner reception here, you must come here for a meal.

wedding guests at bloedel conservatory in vancouver

4600 cambie st, vancouver bc

group shot of all wedding guests in the courtyard of brix and mortar

1138 homer st, vancouver bc

Brix & Mortar is one of the most popular wedding venues in the city for small weddings. It features a unique glass-covered courtyard where many couples have hosted intimate ceremonies as well as an indoor dining hall and two patios. A great option if you're looking for an all-in-one, no fuss type of venue that will take are of most everything you need for your ceremony and reception.

ceremony setup at a modern penthouse loft in vancouver


kissa tanto vancouver wedding

263 pender st, vancouver bc

wedding couple kissing on street in gastown

tomasz wagner is a vancouver based editorial wedding photographer collaborating with discerning couples around the world

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EST. 2010