Tips on booking a wedding at City and Parks facilities.
Get married in City Hall's Council Chamber with a micro-wedding.
Your micro-wedding includes:
- Up to 20 people maximum, including couple, officiant, and two witnesses
- 30-minute time slots
You will need to:
- Bring your marriage licence
- Hire a wedding commissioner or officiant
- Bring two witnesses
- Provide proof of liability insurance
Vancouver parks offer beautiful venues for small stand-up wedding ceremonies and receptions. You will need a permit.
Important note Permits are not needed to take wedding photos in parks.
Important note Responses to wedding permit requests can take four weeks.
Weddings at other parks
To have a wedding at a location in a park that isn’t a designated wedding site or on City property, you’ll need a special event permit.
Weddings can only be held at designated sites:
- In Stanley Park
- At beaches
Designated outdoor sites
There are 10 designated outdoor park wedding sites:
- Spanish Banks West Extension
- Jericho Centre Beach
- Jericho Lookout
- Kitsilano Beach
- Sunset Beach
- Ferguson Point, Stanley Park
- Third Beach, Stanley Park
- Rose Garden, Stanley Park
- Brockton Point, Stanley Park
- Queen Elizabeth Park
Make your wedding memorable at one of our gardens.
We recommend arranging a viewing to pick the perfect spot for your wedding under the dome.
- Exotic setting
- Option of morning ceremony before the conservatory opens or in the evening after we close to the public
- Top three locations are Banyan Fig, Bridge, and Bird feeders
VanDusen Botanical Garden
We have two indoor facilities available for rent.
- Award-winning space
- One of the world’s most environmentally advanced buildings
- Picturesque views of Livingstone Lake and Woodland Garden
- Three rooms available separately or combined
Floral Hall pavilion
- Modern space
- Post and beam architecture
- Two options:
- Floral Hall overlooking Cascadia Garden Stream
- Cedar Room
Hold your wedding reception at one of our golf courses.
The open concept clubhouse has vaulted ceilings and large windows.
Beautiful gardens surround the Langara clubhouse.
- Clubhouse (two rooms)