Niagara on the Lake is a highly desirable destination for weddings. It is no surprise, as it offers exceptional natural beauty, quaint and historic buildings, pretty vineyards, and luxurious venues.
If you recently became engaged and are starting your search for the best Niagara region wedding venue — congratulations! To make your wedding planning easier, here are some ideas to help you find your ideal wedding venue.
To make the most of the beautiful region, you could get married first in a chapel by the romantic Niagara Falls, along the Niagara River. There are several options, like the Calvary or Little Wedding Chapel, or St. Paul’s Church.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Wedding Venues
Niagara-on-the-Lake is under a half hour away from the Falls, so it is quick and easy to retreat to one of the fabulous wedding facilities in this picturesque area. It is the ideal location for rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions. Alternately, for a simpler wedding without travel, many of the Niagara-on-the-Lake venues can handle all of your wedding events including bridal showers, rehearsals, wedding ceremonies, and receptions so you can host events in one spot.
Whatever your wedding vision, Niagara-on-the-Lake, beside Lake Ontario, is exceptionally beautiful and has several excellent venues. Some of the well-known wedding venues in Niagara-on-the-Lake include the Charles Hotel, Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, Pillar and Post Inn, the Old Winery Restaurant. Several golf clubs in the area also offer wedding packages.
If you are looking for large wedding venues in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the White Oaks Resort Spa, Club Roma and Ravine Winery have wedding banquet halls that can host over 430 guests. Both White Oaks and Club Roma have luxurious banquet rooms with highlights like crystal chandeliers and sumptuous decor.
The Gate House is a lovely venue which offers a unique historic Niagara-on-the-Lake experience. The Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library has beautiful views of the Niagara escarpment for your wedding day.
However, if you’re looking for a unique, luxurious outdoor wedding ceremony and reception in a venue that can house intimate gatherings in rustic elegance, the Hare Wine Co. is perfectly suited to you.
The Hare Wine Co.
The Hare Wine Co. is one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s newest winery experiences. It’s perfect for intimate weddings, hosting up to 70 people in a beautiful private setting.
Whether you are looking to host an intimate gathering in their barrel cellar, or a sit-down dinner in the courtyard, we work with you to select the right space for your event. Our weddings are exclusively serviced and catered by The Prince of Wales Hotel and Vintage Hotels.
We have captivating venue features like the perfect backdrop of our vineyard, if you choose our lawn area for your ceremony. We also have an elegant open-air stone courtyard for your outdoor wedding. These make for the perfect natural light setting for wedding photos. In case of inclement weather, outdoor spaces can be covered, or you can use our indoor barrel room. Located in the heart of Niagara’s wine country by Lake Ontario, our private garden ceremonies are perfect for a dream wedding.
Conveniently, you can have the reception at the same location as your ceremony. Our barrel room is perfect for intimate groups. It’s also a great location for your bridal shower or engagement party. Our open-air courtyard is excellent for a larger group.
The Hare Wine Co. offers award-winning wines and superb service for a wedding to remember. Our partnership with the Prince of Wales Hotel and Vintage Hotels means we can provide the most delicious food, as well as use of the hotel’s glassware, dinner and table settings, and furniture for a luxurious event. It gives you the benefits of a hotel venue in an intimate, unique location – the ideal venue for your special event.
You get exclusive use of the winery, so this perfect setting is all yours. We also provide some conveniences to make planning and logistics easier for you. We have a professional wedding planner to help you, especially in coordinating wedding vendors such as photographers. There is also a private food and wine tasting, to ensure you are able to plan your Niagara wedding perfectly. Finally, we even have a private bridal suite located on the second floor for bridal party touch-ups for your convenience.
Contact us for more information and to plan your intimate wedding near Lake Ontario.