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Discover Uniquely Enchanting Venues for Your Vancouver Wedding

Discover Uniquely Enchanting Venues for Your Vancouver Wedding

Weddings are undoubtedly special occasions, but why not take them up a notch and make them truly yours? We’re not talking about extravagant affairs; we’re talking about infusing your wedding with your unique personality.

Our curated list of unique wedding venues in Vancouver is here to help you do just that! Whether you’re envisioning a simple, classic celebration or something more creative, you’ll uncover fantastic ideas at each venue. 

Hart House Restaurant

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Location: 6664 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC V5E 4H3, Canada

Contact details: 604-298-4278


  • Closed on Monday
  • Tuesday to Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5 PM – 9 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday: 10 AM – 2 PM, 5 PM – 8:30 PM

At Deer Lake in Burnaby sits the Hart House, a venue with a range of on-site spaces to cater to different tastes. But let’s be honest, it’s the Lawn and Tent combo that steals the show at this romantic, classic spot. 

The Tent, especially, shines as the perfect backup plan in case of rain. Whether it’s your ceremony or reception, this versatile space has you covered.

Pro Tip:
Positioned on the edge of Deer Lake in Burnaby, the Hart House is conveniently close to some of the best wedding photo spots around.

Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden

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Address: 578 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K2, Canada

Contact details: 604-662-3207

Operating hours: 

  • Closed from Monday to Tuesday 
  • Wednesday to Thursday: 9:30 AM – 4 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM – 2 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday: 9:30 AM – 4 PM

Right in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, hidden behind white walls, lies the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden. It’s the first of its kind in Canada, established outside of China. 

This tranquil oasis boasts covered walkways, pavilions, and meticulously tended plants and ponds. It’s the perfect blend of serene beauty and cultural immersion for your special day.

Pro Tip:
Imagine renting it for an intimate wedding ceremony, followed by a delightful dinner reception at your favorite restaurant in Chinatown. Now, make it real!

UBC Botanical Garden

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Location: 6804 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada

Contact details: 604-822-4208

Operating hours: 

  • Closed on Monday
  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10 AM – 2 PM

While the UBC Botanical Garden boasts various wedding venues, couples are frequently captivated by its enchanting covered arbor. It’s the perfect idyllic setting for ceremonies and intimate dinners. 

It’s no wonder this exquisite location is a must-have on any list of unique Vancouver wedding venues. 

Pro Tip:
Searching for something special for your wedding? Try walking (and getting photographed) among the treetops on the Greenheart TreeWalk, a raised walkway high up in the trees, that gives you amazing views of the garden and beyond. 

UBC Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

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Location: 6163 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada

Contact details: 604-822-3313


  • Monday to Friday: 8 AM – 6 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Looking for a modern and versatile indoor wedding venue? Have you thought about the Alumni Centre, right in the heart of the UBC campus?

With its stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, this place is flooded with natural light, setting the perfect ambiance for your special day. 

Pro Tip:
That wooden staircase isn’t just for walking up and down. It’s also one of the most picturesque backdrops you’ll find in all of Vancouver, making your wedding photos truly stand out.

UBC Boathouse

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Location: University of British Columbia, 7277 River Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 1X5, Canada

Contact details: 604-827-2011


  • Closed from Saturday to Monday
  • Tuesday to Friday: 9:30 AM – 5 PM

Perched on the historic Fraser River, the UBC Boathouse is more than just a venue. It’s the picturesque setting for your special day! 

With an expansive deck and an open event hall featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, it offers everything you need for an unforgettable wedding.

With seating for up to 150 guests and room for up to 180 for cocktail parties, the UBC Boathouse provides a spacious yet intimate atmosphere. 

With flexible floor plan arrangements and a convenient location close to YVR Airport and the Canada Line Skytrain, the UBC Boathouse offers convenience and charm in equal measure.

Pro Tip:
And here’s the best part: there are no noise restrictions, so you can dance the night away until 3 AM! Plus, you’ll have the support of a dedicated day-of-venue coordinator to ensure everything runs smoothly. 

Contemporary Art Gallery

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Location: 555 Nelson St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6R5, Canada

Contact details: 604-681-2700

Operating hours: 

  • Closed on Monday
  • Tuesday to Sunday: 12 PM – 6 PM

The Contemporary Art Gallery may not be the first place that comes to mind for weddings, but it’s a hidden gem for those seeking a clean and modern setting in downtown Vancouver. 

With a limited number of rental bookings each year, it’s not as well-known as other venues, making it ideal for intimate weddings. If you’re looking for a unique space to say “I do” in the heart of the city, this could be just the spot for you.

Pro Tip:
While being there, you might have a look at the art pieces. You never know, you just might pick one right there and then!

Tangible Interaction

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Location: 220 Victoria Dr #160, Vancouver, BC V5L 0C7, Canada

Contact details: 604-484-5524


  • Closed from Saturday to Sunday 
  • Monday to Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM

Get ready to be wowed by this amazing studio in East Vancouver, now available for small wedding rentals. The possibilities are endless, and we can’t help but get excited about what this space has to offer. 

Depending on what you’re looking for, you’ll probably want access to both the Production Area and Kitchen + Staging area. 

Whether you’re bringing in your own caterer or simply hosting your guests, this unique industrial venue is sure to fulfill all your dreams. 

Pro Tip:
The installations throughout the space are absolute perfection! Make sure to get them in your photos.

The Beach House at The Landing

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Location: 150 25th St, West Vancouver, BC V7V 4H8, Canada

Contact details: 604-922-1414


  • Sunday to Thursday: 9 AM–12 AM
  • Friday to Saturday: 9 AM – 1 AM

And then there’s The Beach House, nestled on the second floor of The Landing. It’s the ultimate spot for an intimate celebration, offering professional services, awe-inspiring views, and delectable catering options. 

With room for up to 75 guests for a seated dinner and 150 for a cocktail party, The Beach House has everything you need to create unforgettable memories.

They’ve given the place a fresh look, highlighting its heritage charm while serving up a quintessential West Coast dining experience centered around seafood. 

Pro Tip:
With 2,000 sq ft of space, it’s perfect for intimate gatherings, seating up to 50 guests for cozy weddings or up to 125 guests with a full buyout. Plus, they’ve got an in-house events manager to make planning a breeze.

Fabrique St George Winery

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Location: 7 E 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1M4, Canada

Contact details: 778-945-1677


  • Sunday to Wednesday: 11 AM–10 PM
  • Thursday to Saturday: 11 AM – 12 AM

Fabrique St. George embodies the ideal rustic and cozy wedding venue. Its warm and inviting atmosphere, coupled with charming aesthetics and meticulous attention to detail, creates the perfect setting for an intimate and unforgettable celebration. 

It’s the kind of place where memories are made and cherished forever. And if you want yours to be uniquely cozy, this place could be it!

Pro Tip:
Fabrique offers buy-outs for their lounge every day of the week, with no rental fee required, though they do have a minimum spend requirement for your event.

KOU Studios

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Location: 2008 Manitoba St, Vancouver, BC V5Y 3V3, Canada 

Contact details: 604-239-5412


  • Open upon request

At KOU Studios, you’ll find all the space you need for full customization, allowing couples to tailor their wedding to their own unique style and preferences. 

And what could be better than basking in natural light, enjoying high ceilings, and starting with a clean palette? 

Pro Tip:
The mezzanine, affectionately known as the “Mezz,” is ideal for intimate gatherings like weddings and receptions.

The Pipe Shop

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Location: 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC V7L 0B2, Canada

Contact details: 604-985-2191


  • Open daily from 9 AM – 11 PM

At The Pipe Shop, a restored heritage gem nestled on the waterfront in North Vancouver, you’ll find 9,000 square feet of rustic industrial charm. 

With original wood beams, polished concrete floors, and white walls throughout, it’s as unique as your wedding.

And the location? It’s hard to beat, situated in the bustling Shipyards area and right beside the modern Polygon Gallery. 

Pro Tip:
Just imagine having your ceremony at the Polygon and seamlessly transitioning to your reception at The Pipe Shop. It’s a match made in event-planning heaven.


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Location: 217 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J2, Canada

Contact details: 604-568-1701


  • Closed on Monday
  • Tuesday to Sunday: 5 PM – 11 PM

In the heart of historic Gastown, L’Abattoir’s private dining space sets the stage for an intimate wedding like no other. 

With room for up to 50 seated guests or 70 for a standing reception, it exudes the same charming brick-and-beam aesthetic found throughout the main restaurant.

Elegant yet understated, it’s perfect for couples seeking a refined ambiance and exceptional cuisine on their special day.

Pro Tip:
L’Abattoir is famous for its fresh oysters from nearby waters. Begin your meal with six oysters on the half shell, served with homemade sauce and lemon, a classic dining experience in Gastown.

Bao Bei

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Location: 163 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X4, Canada

Contact details: 604-688-0876


  • Sunda to Thursday: 5:30 PM – 10 PM
  • Friday to Saturday: 5:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Bao Bei is small, intimate, and just perfect to capture that character that traditional spaces struggle to showcase. Located in Chinatown, you can just prepare for a healthy dose of stylish vibes alongside the most mouthwatering modern Chinese cuisine. 

Pro Tip:
Why bother with the hassle of everyone traveling when you can hold your reception right here? The food’s already waiting, making it a convenient choice for everyone involved.

Brix & Mortar

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Location: 1137 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6M5, Canada

Contact details: 604-915-9463


  • Closed on Monday
  • Tuesday to Thursday: 4 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Friday to Saturday: 4 PM – 11:30 PM
  • Sunday: 4 PM – 10:30 PM

Brix & Mortar stands out as one of the city’s go-to wedding venues for intimate celebrations. Its unique glass-covered courtyard has witnessed countless intimate ceremonies, complemented by indoor dining halls and two charming patios. 

If you’re after a hassle-free venue that covers all your ceremony and reception needs, look no further.

Pro Tip:
Ring them way ahead of time. 

Why? They can get booked pretty fast!

Kissa Tanto

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Location: 263 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T8, Canada

Contact details: 778-379-8078


  • Closed from Monday to Tuesday 
  • Wednesday to Thursday: 5:30 PM – 11 PM
  • Friday to Saturday: 5:30 PM – 12 AM
  • Sunday: 5:30 PM – 11 PM

Now let’s step into Kissa Tanto, a Japanese-Italian supper club that stands out from the crowd. 

From the meticulous attention to detail to the captivating ambiance that transports you back to the 1960s, every aspect of this restaurant is designed to leave a lasting impression. 

Romantic, sexy, and exuding those “In the Mood for Love” vibes reminiscent of Wong-Kar Wai films, Kissa Tanto is truly in a league of its own. 

Pro Tip:
Try their whisky collection, but if it’s a dry wedding, you can always check with them for options!

At The Waldorf

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Location: 1489 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1S4, Canada

Contact details: 604-253-7141


  • Closed from Sunday to Monday
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 5 PM – 2 AM

Looking for a fun twist on traditional wedding venues? The Waldorf’s got your back! 

Recently renovated, At the Waldorf boasts three distinct rooms: The Tiki Bar, The Hideaway, and Tabu. Each offers you unique decor, facilities, and more for your party. 

Pro Tip:
Onsite catering is available, making it a convenient choice for your private event, whether it’s a wedding reception, ceremony, or rehearsal dinner.

GRNHSE at The Refinery

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Location: 1115 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1, Canada

Contact details: 604-687-8001


  • Closed from Sunday to Thursday
  • Friday: 7 PM – 11 PM
  • Saturday: 7 PM – 12 AM

The GRNHSE venue is perfect for couples seeking an urban, city-chic wedding. This exclusive cocktail lounge boasts elegant lighting, a full-service bar, and plenty more to elevate your special day!

Pro Tip:
Just make sure your guests know that alcohol’s served here, in case they want to stay dry!

SKY Hangar

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Location: 18799 Airport Way #170, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2M5, Canada

Contact details: 604-928-9007


  • Open daily from 9 AM – 5 PM

SKY Hangar, a spacious 6,000-square-foot venue just outside Vancouver, offers the perfect industrial blank canvas for your event. With its high ceilings and open layout, the possibilities are endless. 

Whether you’re planning your dream wedding or organizing a special occasion, this venue provides the ideal backdrop to bring your vision to life.

Pro Tip:
This spot is perfect if you or your partner enjoy getting creative. And hey, why not consider having a wedding photo shoot with an airport theme right here?

The Loft at Earls Yaletown

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Location: 1095 Mainland St Second floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 6G9, Canada

Contact details: 604-688-4990


  • Monday to Thursday: 11 AM – 12 AM
  • Friday: 11 AM – 1 AM
  • Saturday: 10 AM – 1 AM
  • Sunday: 10 AM – 12 AM

Sure, you already know Earls serves up delicious food, but did you know they also have a wedding venue? Located downtown at their Yaletown spot, The Loft occupies the entire top floor, serving as both a ceremony and reception space. 

With its unique decor and cozy atmosphere, it sets the stage for a laid-back affair. Trust us, hiring a wedding planner (or day-of coordinator) for your big day here is a wise move. 

Since the reception usually follows the ceremony in the same rooms, having a skilled team to handle the transition ensures a stress-free wedding day.

At The Loft at Earls, you get the best of both worlds. It’s where rustic meets West Coast Modern right in the heart of Yaletown. It’s no wonder this venue is a popular choice for weddings. 

Pro Tip:
Couples who tie the knot here benefit from access to an event planner, a customizable in-house menu, and flexible floor plans tailored to your event’s size and style.

The Vancouver Club

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Location: 915 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1C6, Canada

Contact details: 604-685-9321


  • Closed from Saturday to Sunday
  • Monday to Friday: 7 AM – 11 PM

Are you in the market for the perfect wedding venue to make your big day unforgettable? The Vancouver Club might just be your solution!

Whether you’re envisioning an elegant and classic affair or a lively celebration with great music and drinks, they have a range of stunning spaces to suit your style. From the classic Ballroom to the intimate Patio Garden, there’s something for every couple.

Pro Tip:
One hidden gem within this popular venue is The Atrium, a personal favorite space that floods with natural light. Ideal for those seeking an intimate setting, it offers a unique greenhouse-style ambiance for your wedding reception.

Vancouver Rowing Cub

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Location: 450 Stanley Park Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

Contact details: 604-687-3400


  • Monday to Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM

If you’re in search of a waterfront wedding venue, then the Vancouver Rowing Club just might check all the boxes. With space for up to 150 guests spread across indoor and outdoor areas, it’s an ideal choice for your big day. 

Situated in Stanley Park, it’s particularly convenient for weddings with out-of-state guests, as you’re just a short stroll away from the bustling downtown shopping district.

Pro Tip:
While a water-themed wedding may sound appealing, why not dive into more immersive themes? How about having the rowing club play a role, even if it’s a small one?

The Chapel At Minoru Park

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Location: 6540 Gilbert Rd., Richmond, BC V7C 3V4, Canada

Contact details: 604-688-0770


  • Closed from Saturday to Sunday
  • Monday to Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM

The charming Minoru Chapel is where you’ve found the perfect spot to host your ceremony. This historic gem will add just the right touch to your wedding, with accents you didn’t even know you needed. 

Stained glass windows, hardwood floors, and serene wooded scenery set the stage for your special day. Your guests will be enchanted by the whimsical atmosphere, and you and your partner will be like magical royalty!

Pro Tip:
The chapel offers a comprehensive list of services, from musicians to food to makeup artists, ensuring every detail is taken care of. This intimate wedding venue is ideal for smaller Vancouver weddings, providing a tranquil setting for your celebration.

Grouse Mountain

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Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9, Canada

Contact details: 604-980-9311

Operating hours: 

  • Open daily from 9 AM – 9:30 PM

While Grouse Mountain has long been a go-to destination in Vancouver, it’s recently captured our hearts as one of the best wedding spots around. 

Whether you’re envisioning a rustic affair or something more elegant and intimate, Grouse Mountain has the perfect setting for your special day. With six unique locations to choose from, both indoor and outdoor, you’re spoiled for choice.

What sets Grouse Mountain apart is its commitment to showcasing local specialties, ensuring that your wedding is not only beautiful but also a true Vancouver experience. 

From the Mountaintop Plaza to The Timber Room and Lupins, each space offers breathtaking views and the potential for a dream Canadian Rockies wedding. 

Pro Tip:
Ask about panoramic vistas and the option for a tented reception to make your wedding dreams come true!


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Location: 534 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2N7, Canada

Contact details: 778-381-6173


  • Open daily from 7 AM – 10 PM

In downtown Vancouver, you’ll find the Kent, a wedding venue like no other. It’s the newest kid on the block, and certainly one of the most unique. 

The Kent has three stylish floors, plenty of natural light, and epic decor that will make any art-loving couple swoon.

It has everything you need for your special day: space to dance, an impressive sound system, a professional-grade kitchen, and not one but two private dining rooms. 

At The Kent, flexibility is key. You have the freedom to create a celebration that reflects your unique style and preferences. 

Whether you’re envisioning an intimate ceremony, a cozy reception, or an elegant cocktail-style affair, the venue can be transformed to suit your needs!

Pro Tip:
It’s perfect for smaller, more intimate weddings of 85 guests or fewer.

Polygon Gallery

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Location: 101 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3J4, Canada

Contact details: 604-986-1351

Operating hours: 

  • Closed Monday to Tuesday
  • Wednesday: 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Thursday: 10 AM – 9 PM
  • Friday to Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

The Polygon Gallery has quickly made a name for itself as one of Vancouver’s wedding spots. Nestled in the heart of Lonsdale Quay, with the Vancouver skyline as its backdrop, this indoor venue is perfect for both ceremonies and receptions. 

Its clean, minimalist interior offers endless possibilities for customization, making it a most welcome addition to Vancouver’s wedding scene.

The Polygon Gallery boasts city skyline views and a contemporary, clean aesthetic. Whether you’re planning a grand affair or a more intimate gathering, you can tailor the space to suit your style perfectly. 

Pro Tip:
The Seaspan Pavilion stands out with its tall glass walls and amazing views of downtown Vancouver and the Burrard Inlet. And don’t forget to check out the exhibition spaces as they offer some really cool photo spots.

The Wallace 

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Location: 125 Victory Ship Way #300, North Vancouver, BC V7L 0B2, Canada

Contact details: 604-676-4063


  • Open daily from 9 AM – 12 AM

Welcome to The Wallace, a modern industrial wedding venue nestled on the third level of the reconstructed Machine Shop in the bustling Shipyards development. 

With space for up to 200 guests, The Wallace offers the perfect setting to personalize your outdoor wedding deck or indoor space to match your unique wedding style.

Pro Tip:
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the blank canvas feel of the place, consider teaming up with a wedding planner who can help bring your ideas to life.

Pacific Yacht Charters

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Location: 1601 Bayshore Dr., Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4, Canada

Contact details: 604-689-1227


  • Open daily from 9 AM – 5 PM

Can you imagine tying the knot at a venue that doesn’t even have a fixed address? It’s the epitome of unique! 

Pacific Yacht Charters offers just that with weddings hosted aboard their yacht. Setting sail from Coal Harbour, you and your guests embark on a journey up the Indian Arm, surrounded by breathtaking scenery at every turn. 

Here, you can exchange vows on the top deck under a clear tent, with the majestic views as your backdrop. Receptions are held inside, ensuring a cozy and intimate atmosphere. 

Pro Tip:
Before you set sail, consider this: if you or your guests tend to get seasick, you might want to think twice. But if not, this one-of-a-kind venue might just float your boat!