Vancouver Island BC Wedding Venues
This is an in-progress list of wedding venues in Cowichan Valley (Cobble Hill, Mill Bay, Duncan, Lake Cowichan, Chemainus, Maple Bay), Central Vancouver Island (Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Port Alberni), North Vancouver Island (Comox, Courtenay, Campbell River), and the Pacific Rim (Tofino, Port Alberni, Ucluelet).
I’ve included photos and links to weddings I’ve shot at the venues I’ve worked at (and the occasional photo from the venue owner), plus some info and links to all of the venues.
Scroll down to get a quick overview of all venues on Vancouver Island (excluding Greater Victoria). Use the category links below to jump to a page with more in-depth information on a certain type of venue.
Restaurants :: Bed & Breakfasts and Inns :: Hotels :: Other
Wineries, Cideries, and Farms
These venues are great for that rustic vibe, which can make an elegant event feel more organic and a fun event feel even more inviting. They’re perfect for having both ceremony and reception, along with a great portrait session, without even leaving the venue. Click here to see more in-depth info on these rustic venues on Vancouver Island.
I love a wedding at a different sort of venue, which tends to come along with some amazing, unique photo opportunities. These venues usually provide an interesting spot for portraits, along with the ceremony and/or reception Click here to see more in-depth info on these unique venues on Vancouver Island.
BC Forest Discovery Centre
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
Maritime Heritage Centre
McLean Mill National Historic Site
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Strathcona Park Lodge and Outdoor Education Centre
Gardens and Parks
Ladysmith Amphitheatre at Transfer Beach Park (Venue) – Ladysmith
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park (Venue) – Parksville
Shawnigan Gardens (Venue) – Shawnigan Lake
The Crow and Gate Pub (Venue) – Nanaimo
Bed & Breakfasts and Inns
Weddings up to 40 people.
A Cottage & A Castle (Venue) – Chemainus
Crown Mansion Boutique Hotel and Villas (Venue) – Qualicum Beach
Dolphins Resort (Venue) – Campbell River
Ceremonies and receptions up to 150 guests.
Up to 50 guests for ceremonies and receptions.
Offers beach ceremonies and intimate receptions, featuring locally-sourced cuisine.
Panorama Bed and Breakfast (Venue) – Chemainus
A Snug Harbour Inn (Venue) – Ucluelet
Sun Lotus Guest House (Venue) – Duncan
Terrace Beach Resort (Venue) – Ucluelet
Hotels and Resorts
Up to 400 guests in various sized areas throughout the property.
The Bavarian Centre (Venue) – Port Alberni
Courtenay Fish and Game Club (Venue) – Courtenay
Nanaimo Hornets Rugby Club (Venue)
Pheasant Glen Golf Resort (Venue) – Qualicum Beach
Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre (Venue) – Duncan
Click on the links below for more in-depth info on the selected type of venue, including photos, details, and links to blogs posts for weddings I photographed there.
If you own or work for a venue that’s not listed here, feel free to get in touch with some info about it and I’ll add it.