Wedding ceremonies in Vancouver parks

Wedding at Bloedel

Getting married in one of Vancouver's beautiful parks, gardens, or park facilities and restaurants is an ideal way to start a lifetime together.

Many beautiful venues are available for wedding ceremonies and receptions within Vancouver parks.

And what could more romantic than a horse-drawn carriage ride through Stanley Park?

Plan your outdoor wedding in a park

To hold your wedding in a park, you'll need a park wedding ceremony permit. The permit lets you to decorate your site with archways, canopies, chairs, and so on.

Browse our designated outdoor wedding sites below.

Wedding ceremony locations in Vancouver parks

By City of Vancouver

 

  • Spanish Banks West Extension

    By City of Vancouver

    View of the ocean and North Shore mountains. On the western edge of Vancouver near UBC. Capacity: 80. Parking: West Extension parking lot.

  • Jericho Centre Beach

    By City of Vancouver

    View of the ocean and the North Shore mountains. Capacity: 90. Parking: Jericho Sailing Centre parking lot. Special notes: Beach screening isn't available for this location.

  • Jericho Lookout

    By City of Vancouver

    View of the ocean, downtown, and North Shore mountains. Capacity: 50. Parking: Jericho Sailing Centre parking lot.

  • Kitsilano Beach

    By City of Vancouver

    View of the ocean, English Bay, and the North Shore mountains. Capacity: 50. Parking: North end parking lot at McNicoll Avenue (limited space).

  • Sunset Beach

    By City of Vancouver

    View of the ocean, False Creek, Vanier Park, and Seawall. Capacity: 100. Parking: Sunset Beach parking lot.

  • Ferguson Point in Stanley Park

    By City of Vancouver

    Gorgeous view of the ocean, English Bay, Kitsilano, and the North Shore mountains. Capacity: 100. Parking: Third Beach parking lot. 

  • Third Beach in Stanley Park

    By City of Vancouver

    View of the ocean, UBC, and the North Shore Mountains. Capacity: 80. Parking: Third Beach parking lot (limited space). Site available from 9:00am – 1:00pm only.

  • Rose Garden in Stanley Park

    By City of Vancouver

    2 sites in a stunning rose garden. Capacity: 80. Parking: Malkin Bowl and service yard parking lots. The other site won't be booked for other weddings during your reserved time.

  • Brockton Point in Stanley Park

    By City of Vancouver

    View of Burrard Inlet, Lions Gate bridge, downtown, and the North Shore mountains. Capacity: 75. Parking: Along Stanley Park Drive.

  • Queen Elizabeth Park

    By City of Vancouver

    View of a picturesque pond. Close to Bloedel Conservatory, Seasons in the Park restaurant, and other great photo locations. Capacity: 120. Parking: Along park roadways.

Apply for your park wedding permit

Wedding in a park

Park wedding ceremony permit

To hold an outdoor wedding ceremony in our designated Vancouver park sites, you'll need a permit. Learn what's included in the permit and apply.

Wedding in a park

Special event permit

Prefer a different park site for your wedding ceremony? Apply for a special event permit and include a site map. There may be additional fees.

Popular indoor wedding venues in Vancouver

Bloedel Floral Conservatory

Bloedel Conservatory

Step inside and be transported! Enclosed in a triodetic dome, Bloedel Conservatory is a lush year-round tropical garden with dazzling exotic plants and eye-catching birds.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden

Visit the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Park and Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver – a tranquil garden right in the heart of Chinatown. The park is located at 578 Carroll St, Vancouver, BC. 604-662-3207.

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park is home to some of the most beautiful and well maintained gardens in the world and the Celebration Pavillion, a facility perfect for weddings and other special occasions. The park is located at 4600 Cambie St.

VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden

Visit VanDusen Botanical Garden located at 5251 Oak Street and be inspired by nature.

Coal Harbour Community Centre in Vancouver

Coal Harbour Community Centre

Amenities include a dance studio, gym, and playground. The centre is affiliated with the West End Community Centre and is located at 480 Broughton St, Vancouver, BC. 604-718-8222.

Creekside Community Centre in Vancouver

Creekside Community Recreation Centre

Amenities include a dance studio, boating centre, fitness centre, gym, childcare, and restaurant. The centre is located at 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-3050.

False Creek Community Centre in Vancouver

False Creek Community Centre

Amenities include a dance studio, pottery studio, fitness centre, tennis courts, gym, water park, playground, a wharf/dock, boating programs including dragonboating and kayaking. The centre is located at 1318 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8195.

Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre in Vancouver

Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre

Amenities include a studio theatre and a cultural herb garden. The centre is located at 7646 Prince Albert St, Vancouver, BC. 604-718-6521.

Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre in Vancouver

Roundhouse

Amenities include a 200-seat theatre, exhibition hall, dance studio, pottery studio, woodworking studio, gymnasium, and snack bar. The Centre is located at 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC. 604-713-1800.

Popular venues for wedding receptions

In Stanley Park

In Queen Elizabeth Park

In VanDusen Botanical Garden

Horse-drawn carriage rides

Horse-drawn carraige

Add beauty and elegance to your special day with a private horse-drawn carriage ride through magnificent Stanley Park.

Make a stunning entrance or enjoy a peaceful private moment as the gentle giants draw you away after your ceremony.

Stanley Park Horse-drawn Tours

Last modified: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:16:36