September 11, 2018

5 Historical Wedding Venues in Vancouver that You Should Consider

Vancouver is one of the most culturally and historically rich locations in the world for weddings. Every year this beautiful city attracts a large number of destination weddings from around the world. If you are planning  to have your wedding in Vancouver, let us help by providing you with our recommendation of the 5 historical wedding venues in the city.

Heritage Hall

As one of the oldest government buildings in Vancouver, Heritage Hall was originally constructed as a post office in 1915 and in 1974 it was designated as a heritage building by the city of Vancouver. Below is the Heritage Hall’s timeline:

During the restoration, the main floor offered the most creative opportunities. It was renovated and designed to be a ballroom similar to that of an old French Chateau. There is a significant amount of original details from the 18th century French Provincial style when it was redesigned in 1982.


Hycroft Manor

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Stanley Park Pavilion


Weddings: Situated in a world renown park (Stanley Park), the Stanley Park Pavilion exudes history and is the perfect venue for any wedding or social event.

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The Permanent

Originally serving as a loan company in 1907, the Bank of Canada called it home in 1935. Have your first dance in front of the original Bank of Canada vault in their elegant and dramatic main hall.



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Cecil Green Park House



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I hope you learned a lot about Vancouver’s historical venues. Below you will find some information about Elle Weddings and some other articles that you might be interested in


Meet Leslie Luu (Elle Weddings)

I am described as a zealous person with an insatiable curiosity, a trendsetter in the world of colour (see blog), and an adventure seeker with an admiration for world libraries, beautiful architecture, and delicious food. I believe that beauty is found in the tiniest and most unexpected details and it is these beautiful things around me that fuel my inspiration to do what I do.

As a teen I loved hosting birthday and holiday parties for my family and friends. I was fully involved in all aspects of event planning such as handwriting invites, decorating the house, cooking, baking, and organizing games and activities. Despite my love and enjoyment of planning events at this time, I graduated with a university degree in Criminology and pursued a career in law enforcement instead. Unhappy in this field of work, I left and found work decorating for weddings and assisting local planners in day-of coordination gigs. From then on a passion blossomed, I earned a degree in event management, and my journey into weddings began.

One of the best things I love most about what I do is building special relationships with my clients – to learn about the things that make them unique as a couple and use that to create the most perfect and seamless wedding of their dreams.

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Leslie was organized, efficient, worked with what we wanted, easy to communicate with, and so lovely to work with. I wouldn't have wanted anyone else to plan our wedding! She is super knowledgeable about all of the best deals and vendors in the area and was able to create our dream vision with our budget. She took a lot of things off our plate with handling the vendors and everything on the special day making it stress free. On top of taking on all of these responsibilities, she was always so quick to respond. Leslie is the best and we will miss working with her!

Mina and Dmitry


Leslie helped to ensure our wedding day was amazing. She is attentive, responsive, flexible, and always smiling. Working with her was a pleasure and we'd highly recommend working with her. My husband and I were able to just enjoy the day while she took care of all the details on the day of, guiding us with a smile and always showing her caring attitude. As the day passed by me as a blur, I remember Leslie always busy working to make sure the details were perfect. Very grateful to have found her and for the work and love she put into our wedding. Thanks Leslie!