Empress Acres

2974 Haslam Road V9X 1T1 Nanaimo (British Columbia) Map ยท Phone number
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Number of guests 2 to 140
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About Empress Acres

Empress Acres is a farm wedding venue located in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Spanning 69 acres, this property offers a scenic and secluded retreat for couples tying the knot. It features panoramic views of rugged mountains, beautiful outdoor event spaces, and overnight accommodation. Nestled between Nanaimo and Ladysmith, the venue is convenient for guests travelling from either direction.

Facilities and Capacity

This rustic venue features several dynamic event spaces where you can exchange vows. From expansive pastures to waterfront ceremony sites, you are sure to find your dream destination here. You can hold your ceremony at one of the idyllic outdoor spaces that include fields of daisies, a stream and pond, or a barley field. The property is dotted with beautiful empress splendour and fir trees. After the ceremony, you can avail of the farm for once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities so you can remember your time here. You and your guests can then retire to the spacious pole barn for your reception. This backdrop can easily transform to suit your vision using decor and other items. Empress Acres can accommodate weddings of up to 140 attendees.

Services Offered

When you book your wedding at Empress Acres, you will have exclusive access to the property throughout the duration of your event. The venue is equipped with amenities including decorative barn lighting and WiFi for your convenience. You can choose to host a single-day event or include a rehersal reception and overnight accommodation for a leisurely weekend wedding. The spacious venue has plenty of space for guests to camp in tents or RVs on-site or book interesting lodging nearby. Access to bathrooms and showers is also provided. You and your new spouse can even opt to spend the night in the private on-site suite for a romantic wedding night. There is also ample parking space for your guests.


This venue is located near many amenities and attractions. It offers easy access to Nanaimo Airport and Duke Point Ferry to accommodate guests travelling to the celebration. Natural parks and ecological reserves such as Hemer Park and Yellow Point Bog Ecological Reserve are also located nearby.

  • Number of guests From 2 to 140
  • Type Farm, inn/B&B
  • Style Country, rustic
  • Event Services Accommodations, bridal suite
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 2,600.00
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More information about Empress Acres

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Covered outdoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What event items are available?
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 2600
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 2600
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 2600
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

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2974 Haslam Road Nanaimo (British Columbia) V9X 1T1
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