Resources for Planning Weddings in Vancouver

By Stacey | December 17, 2018

This short list of resources for planning weddings in Vancouver should help get you started planning one of the most special days of your life: your wedding.

List of 2019 Bridal Shows in Vancouver

One of the rules of planning a wedding is to do research, research and more research to come up with ideas for a special day. These bridal shows should offer plenty of tips to help create a truly special day for both of you.

42nd Annual Wedding Fair (Jan 12 & 13 2019)

Location: Westin Bayshore Hotel

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Tickets: $19 (children are free)

FLEUR Luxury Wedding Show (Jan 13 2019)

Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tickets: $40

Biggest Little Bridal Show (Jan 20 2019)

Location: Pitt Meadows Golf Club

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Tickets: $5 / Tickets will be available at the door for $10

All Dressed in White Bridal Show (Jan 27 2019)

Location: Sheraton Guildford Vancouver Hotel

Time: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Tickets: Brides $15.00 Groom & Guests $10.00

A Wedding Affair (Feb 24 2019)

Location: River Rock Casino Resort

Time: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Tickets: $25

All Dressed in White Bridal Show (March 24 2019)

Location: Anvil Centre

Time: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Tickets: Brides $15.00 Groom & Guests $10.00

Unique Wedding Venues in Vancouver

We live in one of the most stunning cities in the world. Take advantage of that for your wedding. Here are a few ideas for your big day.

Stanley Park Pavilion

Get married in world-famous Stanley Park and enjoy an elegant indoor reception in a beautiful heritage building. Just a short walk away from the beautiful Rose Gardens, this recently renovated pavilion played host to Queen Elizabeth II in 1959.

An elegant venue suitable for large-scale weddings. Weddings can take place in Stanley’s Bar and Grill, the Tea Room, park garden and lawn, and the Lord Stanley ballroom.

Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Unique decor, splendid china and personalized service make this downtown venue an ideal location for an unforgettable day. There are various ceremony and reception combinations for couples to choose from depending on taste and size.

Get married in the Lord Stanley penthouse suite, and move on to the terrace for your reception. Or rent the Spanish ballroom or the outdoor Reflections patio.

Vancouver Art Gallery

Get married here and enjoy some of Canada’s finest artworks as your wedding decorations. On top of that, the first and third floor rotundas provide a spectacular setting for tying the knot. If the weather cooperates, the gallery’s rooftop pavilion offers 360-degree views of the Vancouver skyline for your special day.

More ideas…

Find out more about Vancouver wedding venue ideas.

Ideas for Bridal Shops in Vancouver

Vancouver is a treasure chest of unique wedding boutiques and bridal shops that will bring your special day to life. Here are some ideas:

The Eunice & Co.

The Eunice & Co. offers everything from photography to makeup and hair to wedding dresses – this place offers it all. Gowns include ball gowns, vintage frocks, bohemian designs and more. The best part is everything can be customized. Shoes and accessories are also available.

Bisou Bridal

One of the best bridal shops in Vancouver, Bisou Bridal offers an exquisite range of designers and styles. The bridal store offers luxury labels like Ines Di Santo, Pronovias, Monique Lhuillier, Romona Keveza and THEIA.

Blush Bridal

Located in Yaletown. Blush Bridal is an award-winning bridal shop in Vancouver that is appointment-only. This commitment to personalized service means salespeople will cater to all of your bridal wear needs and help you hunt down the perfect dress. Labels include Vera Wang, Zuhair Murad, Hayley Paige, Berta and Rosa Clara.

Vancouver Bachelorette Party Ideas

It can sometimes be challenging to think outside of the box when it comes to planning a bachelorette party. Here are some ideas.

SUP Yoga

Plan a unique bachelorette party that includes some SUP yoga on the spectacular waters of Vancouver, Deep Cove or White Rock. Stand Up Paddle Vancouver offers private SUP Yoga classes for parties of 6 people. You decide when and where you want to take the class and hold your party.

High Tea at Soirette

If you and your crew aren’t all that interested in a rowdy night out, why not indulge in chocolate and other decadent treats at Soirette.

Chill at Willow Stream Spa

Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Pacific Rim offers a full menu of treatments, from full-body wraps to pedicures. The “Day At The Spa” package includes a purifying detox facial, a signature massage, a manicure and pedicure, as well as a healthy spa lunch.

Linen Rentals in Vancouver

Faire la Fête offers boutique linen rentals designed to create special, unique weddings in Vancouver and Victoria. From weddings to intimate dinner parties, we want to make your special occasion unforgettable.

We offer boutique linens to grace your table, and share a company close to our hearts. A fashion designer with a background in merchandising (Stacey) and an interior designer with an eye for detail (Betsyn), our passion for style means you won’t have to compromise to bring your occasions to life.

Instead, we wish you days as perfect in memory as they are the first time around.

Browse our Victoria and Vancouver wedding blog for luxury linen rental ideas.