This is an in-progress list of wedding venues on the Gulf Islands. I’ve included photos and links to weddings I’ve shot at the venues I’ve worked at (feel free to ask me questions about these venues), plus some info and links to all of the venues. If you can’t find your dream venue, check out the links to other nearby areas above. Use the links below to jump to a style of venue.
View the venues by location on this Google Map of Gulf Island wedding venues.
Wineries, Cideries, and Farms
Stone Bridge Island Farm
Venue :: Salt Spring Island
The Farm: Spellbinding sunsets coupled with 80 acres of rustic Salt Spring Island charm create the perfect canvas for your dream wedding. Arbutus and oaks stand tall among blue skies, ocean views, ponds, orchards, and sandstone cliffs for perfect wedding photos.
Outdoor Ceremonies: may be held on our grounds with ponds, fields, old growth trees, and ocean views barn.
Indoor reception: Our clear-span 8,000 square foot barn is ideal for receptions, banquets, dances, classes, or retreats. The barn boasts a concrete floor, men’s and women’s washrooms, caterer prep room, mobile bars, wine barrels, and the ends open on all four sides to breathtaking views.
Accommodation: B&B on location
Capacity: We have tables and chairs for up to 200 guests and ample parking.
Bullock Lake Farm
Bullock Lake Farm “recently re-opened for weddings in a totally new and unique way: offering a full-service package that doesn’t compromise ethics, locally sourced or organically grown.” Wedding package includes catering, floral and event design, and coordination. 24-acre farm featuring mixed organic gardens, lakefront, rolling pastures, woodland, orchard, and wetland.
Spaces: outdoor ceremony by the barn or lake; outdoor games and lounge areas; barn reception; private suite for wedding party
Catering: provided by all-organic, seasonal farm kitchen
Duck Creek Farm
Capacity: 150 picnic style, 80 seated and cocktail combined
An organic family farm, featuring a “beautiful farm house, outdoor bath, apple orchard, camping ground and swimming pond.” They rent out their renovated school bus and traditional tipi on Airbnb.
From the owner: “Last summer we had two epic weddings on the land, one was barefoot with flower mandalas, hay bales, maypoles and dream catchers; the other had white cocktail tables, lavender and drift wood center pieces, and a dance floor.
We welcome like minded people to share in the love and wonder of the magical farmland space for their unique union.” Note: photos provided by owner.
Overbury Farm Resort
Cusheon Lake Resort
The resort features fourteen modern log cabins and two cedar chalets.
Wedding Info :: Salt Spring Island
“This extraordinary event venue on Salt Spring Island, offers 40-foot vaulted ceilings, soaring Gothic windows, and a spectacular view overlooking the Trincomali Channel. Home to Flying Dreams Aerial Arts Productions, this is a one-of-a-kind venue known locally as The Temple. Aerial performance packages are offered to event planners who want to put a spectacular finishing touch on their special day. Our space can accommodate 100 guests. Or, in a theatrical arrangement of seating it accommodates 120.”
Bed & Breakfasts, Inns, and Resorts
April Point Resort and Spa
Venue :: Galiano Island
Weddings can include exclusive use of oceanfront lawns, a large marquee tent, and indoor facilities for smaller weddings (up to 20 guests).
Dining hall reception for 70 guests; outdoor tent reception for up to 120 guests. Weddings include exclusive use of 22-acre property, cabins, and lodge facilities.
Dent Island Lodge
Venue :: Gabriola Island
The lodge is located on 5 acres of waterfront property with both a private beach as well as a cliff to hear the water crashing in. The main lodge has a great room, games room, large kitchen, 2 laundry rooms and 11 private rooms. The property also has 11 very rustic cabins that is also part of the lodge offering. Dragon’s Lodge is rented to the guests in its entirety.
Weddings for up to 20 guests.
Eagle’s Nest Retreat
Venue :: Galiano Island
Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa
A gorgeous spot for a wedding or elopement. Spend the night (or several here) in a suite with a balcony Jacuzzi and fireplace, or rent out the entire property for your wedding.
Gowlland Harbour Oceanfront Resort & Guest House
Harbour House Hotel
Hastings House Country House Hotel
Receptions for up to 60 people.
Heriot Bay Inn
Poet’s Cove Resort & Spa
Up to 110 people in ballroom, plus other more intimate locations.
Quarrystone House Bed and Breakfast
Sea Breeze Lodge
European inspired country estate with beautiful gardens for intimate or larger wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Surf Lodge and Pub
Taku Resort and Marina
Tsa Kwa Luten (Cape Mudge)
The Galiano Club and South End Community Hall
Mayne Island Community Centre
Capacity: 120 seated during the summer
Events: ceremonies, receptions
Spaces: main room, marquee tent
Catering: commercial-grade kitchen available
Pender Island Golf Course Restaurant
Pender Islands Community Hall
Capacity is 250 people.
Pender Island United Community Church
Venue :: Pender Island
St. Margaret’s Church of Scotland
Venue :: Galiano Island
If you have any questions about wedding venues or wedding photography, get in touch. I love photographing weddings on the Gulf Islands because of their beautiful nature and laid-back vibe.