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I got confirmation from the coordinator at our ceremony site today, so I can finally reveal where we’ll be saying our vows! After we booked the Sequoia Grill, we were hoping to have our ceremony there too. There is a great public greenspace right outside the restaurant, but the City won’t allow tents or chairs […]

So after outlining our criteria for a venue, and knocking out some great venues because of our budget, we ended up with 3 fantastic venue options. The first venue we visited was the Uber Lounge at Steamworks Brewing Company in the Gastown area of downtown Vancouver. The Uber Lounge is a swanky private room off […]

Over the long course of our venue hunt, we had a lot of letdowns. Luckily, they were balanced by a few venues that were so ludicrously out of our budget range, that I couldn’t help but laugh. Each of these would be a fantastic venue for someone else – either someone with more money, more […]

We started off thinking that our requirements for a venue were pretty simple – no churches, good food (or the ability to bring in a caterer), no minimum or a low minimum, a nice view or location. Preferably in Vancouver, North Van, Burnaby, or Richmond – in other words, our city and the three closest […]



… our venue! The Sequoia Grill at the Teahouse is located in Stanley Park, one of the most beautiful parts of Vancouver. The food is delicious, the staff are friendly, and the view is unbelievable. We’ll have two of the restaurants three rooms, the Tea Room and the Conservatory. The Conservatory is stunning, because it’s […]

Pending the submission of our deposit tomorrow or Friday, WE HAVE A VENUE! Details once it’s official!



Yesterday was what one friend of mine called our “-1 anniversary.” If all goes according to plan, and we get the date we want, we will be married this time next year! I’m excited and panicking and a little giddy. In one short year, we should be married. That’s heavy stuff! We’re still looking for […]