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Canadian Venues for Weddings by the Water

13 JUN 2012
Career Path : Hospitality

If you have been fortunate enough to travel across Canada, you know that breathtaking beauty rests in every corner, clove and coast that exists in this vast country of ours. As far as having a wedding by the water goes, living in a country that is surrounded by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, all five Great Lakes, and a number of bays and seas, gives us the privilege of choosing from an array of destinations.

From east to west, here are a few beautiful wedding venues located by the water.

Shining Waters Marina, Tantallon, Nova Scotia

Just 20 minutes away from Halifax, Tantallon, Nova Scotia is a quaint town located right on St. Margaret’s Bay, which is famous for great sailing. The Shining Waters Marina can accommodate up to 200 people and an additional 100 people on the patio, which overlooks the striking view of St. Margaret’s Bay.

Victoria by the Sea, Victoria, Prince Edward Island

Victoria is a seaport village located on the shores of the Northumberland Strait, which runs in the southern part of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The tiny village rests between Charlottetown and Summerside. This is a perfect wedding destination, where you and your guests can spend their time strolling through charming nooks and streets.

Harbour Banquet and Conference Centre, Oakville, Ontario

The Harbour Banquet offers event space with full views of Lake Ontario and the Bronte Outer Harbour Marina, as well as various rooms and views, with the largest room seating up to three hundred guests and offering a full 180 degree panoramic view of the Marina and the Niagara Peninsula shoreline.

Also, the venue offers a team of experts that are experienced in hosting lake weddings in Oakville. From intricate floor plan designs to the perfect place settings, and music selection to a customized menu, this venue is perfect for any couple who wants a lively, entertaining and scenic wedding.


Green Water Resort, Pemberton, BC

Just a tad north of Whistler, Pemberton is a part of British Columbia’s immense beauty. With a spring fed waterfall and a secluded river-side beach, the resort offers couple’s the picture picture-perfect wedding locale. With nearby wedding planning services and a local pastry chef and baker, planning a wedding here will be a piece of cake.


If you are planning a wedding and are hoping to celebrate on a lake side or with an ocean view, you might want to consider giving these locations a look.


Visit Harbour Banquet and Conference Centre for more information on lake weddings in Oakville.