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McLean Mill Historic Park

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On WeddingWire since 2017

Last update: November 2022

Located in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, McLean Mill Historic Park provides a unique setting alongside a National Historic Site. This rustic park wedding venue inspires the most captivating outdoor photographs and offers an unforgettable experience because of its one-of-a-kind environment. It can be dressed up for an elegant evening or left natural for a rural ambiance against the backdrop of the forest and stars.

Facilities and Capacity

The facilities at McLean Mill Historic Park include on-site camping, the Great Hall, Village Courtyard, and Three-Tiered Forested Deck along with the potential of outdoor services within the Historic Site itself for an additional fee. These versatile facilities have a capacity for holding up to 80-90 guests indoors (outdoors many more). Please note, that our indoor and outdoor event capacity will be limited to BC Government's current COVID Health Orders. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a reception and/or dinner inside to make sure we can find a safe solution for everybody with regards to group size and regulations.

Services offered

McLean Mill Historic Park offers wedding couples a wide range of affordable services for their wedding day. They welcome you to bring outside vendors for your joyous occasion and they can supply recommendations to assist with the planning process. Their dedicated event coordinator is on hand to ensure that every detail of your celebration of love is accounted for. Their wedding packages include a variety of options such as your choice of ceremony location, use of a historic building for pre-ceremony preparations, and security services.


Established in 1924 by Robert Barlett Mclean, McLean Mill was registered as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1989. This former sawmill and logging operation is a surviving example of the early to mid-20th century logging and lumber industry in British Columbia. With original machinery, this venue steeps its guests in history.

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Banquet hall

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Uncovered outdoor

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Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

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Bridal suite
Outside vendors

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Audio equipment
Dance floor

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair access

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Bridal suite
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    WOW what an incredible day

    Our wedding was perfect thanks to the staff at McLean's Mill. Everything went smooth and safely. Overall it was a huge success.

    McLean Mill Historic Park's reply:

    Thank you for your kinds words. It was an absolute pleasure working with you and your wedding party.
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5633 Smith Rd V9Y 8M1 Port Alberni (British Columbia)

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