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75 Wedding Venues From a Photographer's Perspective

75 Wedding Venues From a Photographer's Perspective

As a wedding photographer, I've photographed at some of the prettiest hotels in Montreal, as well as reception halls, golf courses, boutique hotels and other on-of-a-kind wedding venues.

You're welcome to contact me if you're thinking of booking a certain venue and are wondering what it looks like in photos.

One-of-a-Kind Venues

  • Pointe-à-Callière - Giant glass cube on the archaeology museum roof with stunning views of Old Montreal. Great for events during the International Fireworks Competition in mid-summer
  • The Forest & Stream Club - An exclusive private club founded by rich railway barons in the 1800s. Today a fabulous wedding venue overlooking the river
  • Montreal Science Centre - Sleek modern room at the end of a pier with spectacular views of the Old Port. Perfect for big crowds.
  • Montreal Botanical Gardens - A dreamy place to get married if you avoid the tent and book the Chinese pavilion instead.
  • La Vieille Brasserie - This pretty old stone building on the waterfront in Lachine is super affordable and one of Montreal's best-kept secrets.
  • La Toundra - Filled with Inuit drawings and Canadiana, this one-of-a-kind reception has a beautiful garden for outdoor weddings.
  • Pavillon de la Jamaique - Reception hall with glass walls all around on Ile Notre-Dame, hidden in the trees
  • Thompson Hall Ballroom: Stately old heritage building on the McGill campus
  • Chateau Dufresne - Beaux-arts style mansion across the road from the Botanical Gardens with a pretty stone terrace.
  • Parc Historique de la Pointe-du-Moulin - Old stone windmill on the Saint Lawrence River just off the western tip of the island. Popular for DIY wedding receptions.
  • Gallery Gora - Funky, loft-style art gallery in downtown Montreal
  • La Sucrerie de la Montagne - Hugely popular sugar shack, surrounded by maple trees, complete with crackling outdoor bonfire


Outdoor Wedding Venues

  • Au Vieux Moulin – Rustic old mill with a duck pond, nestled in rolling hills in Rigaud, Quebec.
  • Chateau Ramezay – Museum in Old Montreal with gorgeous French garden out back for outdoor ceremonies.
  • Manoir Rouville-Campbell – A historic chateau with Tudor-style architecture and formal French garden overlooking the Richelieu River. Simply gorgeous.
  • Chateau Saint-Antoine – Stone chateau straight out of a fairy tale with special dove release ceremony.
  • Auberge des Gallant – pretty venue in Sainte Marthe with gorgeous gardens and two reception venues: a modern-looking hall and a rustic sugar shack
  • La Distinction – Wedding ceremonies are on a tiny island, accessed by little white bridges. Simply dreamy. Reduced rates on Fridays. In Joliette, QC
  • Chateau Vaudreuil – Beautiful lakeside venue for wedding ceremonies, classic wedding halls, great food. You simply can’t go wrong here.
  • Quimby Country Lodge – Backwoods lodge in Vermont with authentic Americana decor.

Old Montreal Wedding Venues

  • Auberge Saint Gabriel – Oldest drinking establishment Canada, open since 1688. Gorgeous place, with some super interesting, one-of-a-kind decor.
  • Hotel Nelligan – Boutique hotel in Old Montreal with fabulous indoor balconies
  • W Hotel – Sexy boutique hotel with modern decor near Old Montreal
  • Hotel Saint Paul – Chic boutique hotel in Old Montreal with amazing fireplace
  • Vieux-Port Steakhouse – Lively, crowded, bistro
  • Saint Sulpice – Elegant Old Montreal hotel with outdoor terrace
  • Inter Continental – Impressive glassed-in atrium with the gigantic chandelier
  • Hotel Place d’Armes – Old Montreal elegance with a happening lounge for the late-night crowd.

Downtown Hotels

  • Westin Montreal – modern, sleek interior with giant outdoor terrace overlooking downtown.
  • Ritz Carlton – Montreal’s oldest and finest luxury hotel, with a spiral staircase so that ladies can elegantly descend the stairs in their ball gowns.
  • Omni Hotel – Nice, centrally located hotel near McGill University.
  • Hilton Montreal Bonaventure – One of Montreal’s oldies but goodies – with the added bonus of a huge rooftop garden for photos.
  • Hyatt Regency – Gorgeous downtown hotel, recently renovated with a fabulous rooftop garden.
  • Sofitel – Modern hotel with lots of high ceilings and glass.
  • Le Crystal – Lovely hotel with a stunning round crystal chandelier in the entrance
  • Lowes Hotel Vogue – Fancy downtown hotel with impeccable service and a rooftop garden for cocktails and outdoor ceremonies.

Banquet Halls

Golf Courses

Jewish Wedding Venues


Chateau Frontenac

Quebec City

  • Chateau Frontenac – A gigantic historic hotel overlooking the Saint Lawrence River.


Eastern Townships

  • Chateau Bromont – Rustic hotel in near Bromont, nestled in a lush valley.
  • Hotel Cheribourg – Mediterranean-style hotel near Orford, Quebec, with a pretty lake for photos.

The Laurentians

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Drop me a note if you're thinking of booking a certain venue and are wondering what it looks like in photos. I may be able to help!