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January 4, 2016 1:00 pmViews: 401

Weddings at Canada historic sites tap into rich tapestry of cultural heritage.

Canada historic sites unique wedding venue.

Fort Langley is one of the Canada historic sites for weddings from coast to coast.
Photo © Parks Canada.

The big question has been popped. And now you are going to discuss where to hold your wedding. And the planning and budgeting begins.

If you are looking for an amazing location for your unforgettable day. You can make your own history by exchange your vows in a Canadian historic site. These sites make unique wedding themes as well.

Parks Canada manages the finest systems of protected heritage areas in the world. And the sites park-like settings and period architecture offer one-of-a-kind backdrops.

“Canada’s national historic sites make up the rich tapestry of Canada’s cultural heritage,” says George Green, vice-president of heritage conservation and commemorations at Parks Canada. “They enable us to celebrate and experience our history in special ways.”

These unique locations are found right across the country. They are in large cities, or quiet, rural getaways. And each location can host a range of ceremonies and receptions. From intimate weddings for fewer than ten including your guests,  to large events.

Canada historic sites unique wedding venue.

The Bar U Ranch is one of Canada historic sites for wedding venues.
Photo © Parks Canada / Chupp Photography.

Here is a glimpse at five historic site locations in Canada where you can hold your wedding. And also how to reach them.

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site in Alberta.
The Bar U ranch is in the foothills of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. And it offers a bridge over Pekisko Creek, a tree-shaded clearing and heritage buildings. Another feature is a Percheron horse-drawn wagon ride.

Manoir-Papineau National Historic Site in Quebec.
Overlooking the Ottawa River is the Louis-Joseph Papineau‘s 19th century grand manor house. And the small chapel and Salon Bleu are dream locations.

Fort Langley National Historic Site in British Columbia.
Since the time of the fur trade, Fort Langley has served as a romantic wedding site. The fort is located on the outskirts of Vancouver. And its period buildings and outdoor spaces accommodates weddings of all sizes.

Fort Malden National Historic Site in Ontario.
The Fort Malden’s grounds, 19th century buildings and its riverfront along the banks of the Detroit River in Amherstburg offers a unique venue.

Canada historic sites unique wedding venue.

Halifax Citadel National Historic site.
Photo © Parks Canada/H. Rushton.

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site in Nova Scotia.
This is where you can host your wedding in a venue that is steeped in rich heritage. Set atop of the city’s highest point, and the Victorian-era fort overlooks the views of the harbor.

If you want to see other national historic site click here for a list of locations from coast to coast.

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