Some of Canada's most Incredible & Intimate Wedding Venues
15 July 2017

Some of Canada's most Incredible & Intimate Wedding Venues

Wedding Planning

Small spaces can be perfect for creating intimacy and warmth - the perfect combination when it comes to heart-centered unions and close gatherings with friends and family. When it comes to finding the perfect small space for your wedding, Canada has it more than covered from coast to coast. There are literally hundreds of incredible venues and options depending on your budget, location and interests.

Inspired by Canada's 150 this year, we wanted to celebrate the beauty of Canada while uncovering some of its gems. While we've really only touched the surface, we'd love to share some of our finds of the most unique and intimate wedding venues across Canada.

Wild camping at Clayoquot

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
Tofino, BC

“A luxury tented safari on the edge of the world, in the heart of the glorious wild.”
Nestled in the mountains, this upscale, tented resort can only be reached by seaplane or boat, offering a luxurious, unforgettable upscale experience. Gourmet food, safari-style tents outfitted in opulence and an amazing options for add-ons takes the wilderness wedding theme to a whole new level.


Blaylock’s Mansion
Nelson, BC

Providing a gorgeous space for your intimate wedding reception, comfortable guest accommodations and the romantic atmosphere for a mini-honeymoon, this secluded venue is ideal for those seeking a no-fuss, stress-less well-executed event amongst the beauty of nature.

Also see Emerald Lake Lodge. For more intimate wedding venues in BC, see



Quebec Sucrerie de la Montagne (Sugar Shack)

Designated an official Québec Heritage site, this authentic sugar shack offers up charming country weddings reminiscent of the time of pioneers. Imagine traditional stone hearths, horse-drawn carriages and a gorgeous natural backdrop. 


Hôtel de Glace
Valcartier, QB

Imagine arriving to an ice chapel on horse-drawn carriage, toasting with ice flutes and spending your winter wedding night in an exclusive ice suite. Yes it’s cold, but a nordic spa complete with hot tubs and warm furs are sure to keep newlyweds toasty. 

For some great Montreal wedding venue ideas, see MTLWedding Blog

Along with British Columbia, Alberta is seemingly one of Canada’s top spot for comfy lodges, rustic inns and secluded mountain resorts that cater to weddings. From the breathtaking places in popular spots from Jasper to Banff; to the beauty of its lakes and Provincial Parks to the upscale urban venues in cities Edmonton and Calgary, there’s no shortage of venues across the most of the province that cater specifically to small scale weddings and events.


Calgary Stampede
Calgary, Alberta

While the grounds are huge, there are a few event spaces such as a rustic log cabin or the Rotary House that are perfect for small groups.


Prince of Wales Hotel
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

A lavish historical venue providing the perfect setting for a fairy-tale like wedding, the Prince of Wales hotel is located in the picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake area.


For a great insider look at small wedding venues in Toronto, head over to This Beautiful Day Blog for Lisa’s Top 10 Unique Cocktail Wedding Venues in Toronto.


Fogo Island Inn

 The award-winning, modern space at the Fogo Island Inn is one of Canada’s top event spaces. Located at the most eastern edge of the country, streamlined architecture meets the rugged rocks of the Atlantic coast providing an incredible life experience. The Inn offers minimalistic yet traditional accommodation, exceptional meals and an amazing option for add-on adventures and activities from bonfire nights to rooftop stargazing.


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