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10 Vancouver outdoor parks for small wedding ceremonies (with photos!)

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If you are looking for a beautiful outdoor venue with lots of greenery and stunning views in Vancouver, then these 10 parks will be perfect for your elopement or wedding. Whether you’re looking for a downtown city vibe or something more serene, there is an option available to suit your style.

it is important to apply for a permit for any wedding ceremonies held in Vancouver parks. Getting a park wedding ceremony permit will allow you access to decorate your site. Whether using an archway or setting up chairs under sheltering trees, these permits are essential when planning any event that requires special permission in a public space.

Below are the 10 parks that are designated wedding and elopement ceremony locations that the city of Vancouver offers.

1 Spanish Banks

Spanish Banks West Extension offers beautiful views of the ocean and North Shore mountains. Located on Vancouver’s western edge near UBC, this building has a capacity for 50 people with parking available in its own designated lot.


2 Jericho Beach

Jericho Beach, located just a few minutes away from downtown Vancouver. Here you can find spectacular views of the ocean and North Shore mountains. With its 50 person capacity, it’s a good option for ceremonies.
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3 Jericho Lookout

The view from Jericho Lookout is breathtaking, with the ocean and downtown in one direction and North Shore mountains on the other. With a capacity of 50 people, this spot provides an intimate gathering space for couples looking to exchange their vows overlooking nature’s beauty.

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4 Kitsilano Beach

With a view of the Pacific Ocean, English Bay and North Shore mountains insight on every side, Kitsilano Beach is one of Vancouver’s most popular beaches.
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5 Sunset Beach

The serene waters of False Creek, the sun setting over Vanier Park and a perfect summer day at Sunset Beach.



6 Ferguson Point

This breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean is a must-visit for those who love to explore nature. Ferguson Point in Stanley Park features an expansive lawn that will leave you feeling as if you are on top of the world.

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7 Third Beach

Third Beach in Stanley Park is a scenic spot for anyone who wants to have an unobstructed view of the ocean, UBC and North Shore Mountains. As you walk on the beach around this popular attraction.

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8 Rose Garden in Stanley Park

A beautiful rose garden in Stanley Park, it’s stunning and smells wonderful.

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9 Brockton Point in Stanley Park

With a view of the Burrard Inlet, Lions Gate Bridge and downtown Vancouver from Stanley Park’s Brockton Point.

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10 Queen Elizabeth Park

The Queen Elizabeth Park is an oasis in the bustling downtown core of Vancouver. The picturesque pond makes for a beautiful, relaxing location to take in some greenery while also being close to Bloedel Conservatory and Seasons In The Park restaurant housing many photo opportunities.

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Vancouver is a beautiful place to get married. I have been photographing weddings in the Vancouver area for over 12 years and love exploring every park in Vancouver. More info about getting married in Vancouver city parks can be found at https://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/weddings-in-parks.aspx

If you love the photos above you can get in touch about hiring us for your wedding or elopement.


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