Time to find the perfect location for your big day! If you’re on the hunt for a gorgeous garden wedding venue in Vancouver, we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up some seriously awesome spots that will give your wedding day a healthy dose of flower power. From indoor gardens to sprawling outdoor spaces with manicured lawns, plants and more, this city has it all.
Here are a few gorgeous garden wedding venues in Vancouver.
VanDusen Botanical Garden (5251 Oak Street)
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is a stunning Vancouver wedding venue that’ll fill your big day with all the flora and fauna you could ever ask for. It covers 55 acres of land and has three outdoor spaces available for celebrations, as well as Shaughnessy Restaurant, a stunning eatery that offers stellar views of the gardens. The largest available space can fit up to 800 guests, so you should have no trouble fitting all of your friends, family members, acquaintances (and their plus ones).
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (578 Carrall Street)
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is one of the most unique garden wedding venues in Vancouver. The Ming Dynasty-inspired space features covered pathways, courtyards, pavilions, and a beautiful collection of ancient miniature trees, so there are plenty of beautiful backdrops that you can take advantage of for your wedding photos. It can accommodate up to 250 guests for a seated ceremony and dinner, making it perfect for larger celebrations.
Stanley Park Pavilion (610 Pipeline Road)
Stanley Park is one of the most beloved green spaces in Canada and it makes for a pretty awesome wedding venue, too. Its pavilion is the perfect place for a special celebration and has both indoor and outdoor options, so it’s a great choice no matter what the weather throws your way. It can host anywhere from 40-300 guests, making it ideal for small to large events. P.S. another solid option more suitable for intimate affairs is The Chapel at Stanley Park - a lovely boutique venue nestled near the entrance to the park that can accommodate up to 40 guests.
The Chapel at Queen Elizabeth Park (4600 Cambie Street)
If you’d prefer a venue in Queen Elizabeth Park, at the highest elevation of Vancouver, the Celebration Pavilion offers a beautiful backdrop for your vows. It’s nothing like your traditional chapel - it’s an uber-modern building with a retractable glass wall that has amazing views of the surrounding gardens and fountains. The venue provides reception catering for up to 70 guests, so you should keep your guest list short and sweet.
UBC Botanical Garden (6804 SW Marine Drive)
The UBC botanical garden is an absolutely stunning spot to say your ‘I dos’. It has five unique spaces available for rental: the Reception Centre (an indoor and outdoor venue), the Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre, the Contemporary Lawn & Arbour, the Main Lawn and the Nitobe Memorial Garden, so you’ve got plenty of options. The largest space has a capacity for 100 guests, meaning you’ll want to keep your guest list on the shorter side.
Bloedel Conservatory (4600 Cambie Street)
Can’t afford to jet set to a tropical destination for your big day? The Bloedel Conservatory is the perfect garden wedding venue in Vancouver for you. The temperature-controlled space is home to more than 120 free-flying exotic birds and more than 500 exotic plants and flowers, so you won’t need to stock up on decorations. Weddings are limited to a maximum of 30 guests, so you’ll only want to invite your nearest and dearest to your ceremony.