Archive for the ‘vancouver’ Category

Our invitations have begun their journey to our guests! I dropped them in the mailbox on my way to work this morning. Now I will nervously cross my fingers until I start receiving RSVPs! Pictures coming next week once most people have begun to receive them. Advertisements

YAHOOOOO! Bryan’s Bride just called to tell me that my dress is in! They had originally estimated it would arrive in mid-July, so this was a fantastic May Day surprise! I’m not going to start alterations until August, I think, because I’m losing weight and don’t want to have to go for too many fittings. […]

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 […]

That about sums up the Wedding Fair experience! Wedding Fair is an annual event in January, held at the Vancouver Exhibition and Convention Centre. It is probably THE bridal fair of the year, and it is a total sensory overload. The exhibitors cover everything you could ever possibly want for a wedding, and everything you’d […]

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 […]