Renewing Your Vows in Canada

The Basics

Coast to coast, Canada is an appealing country for a vow renewal. The French-accented eastern cities, Montreal and Quebec City, charm visitors with their history and flair. Toronto combines sophistication with vast ethnic variety. Vancouver is ideal for couples that love the outdoors and inventive cuisine. And Niagara Falls provides a unique backdrop.


Canada also has a wealth of uncommon venues. Among them: Ontario's Graydon Hall Manor, Nova Scotia's Maritime Museum, Victoria's Butchart Gardens, and Quebec's amazing Ice Hotel.


Pros

  • European charm in North America
  • Favorable exchange rate can stretch your budget
  • French-Canadian cuisine delights foodies


Cons

  • Summer can be hot and snow is common in winter
  • To legally cross the border and return home, visitors must present a valid U.S. Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver’s License, or Trusted Traveler Program card

5 Venues We Love

Quebec City: Fete your years together at the iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, a National Historic Site that recently celebrated its own 125th anniversary.


Montreal: Add French-inspired cuisine and decor to your event at the stylish and very Gallic Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile, with space for up to 250 guests.


Toronto: More than 1,000 feet in the sky, 360 Restaurant in the CN Tower can make you and 400-600 guests feel on top of the world.


Vancouver: Gather in an elegant space with a 16th century fireplace at the boutique Wedgewood Hotel, which hosts up to 55 guests for dinner; 85 for cocktails.


Niagara Falls: Let Niagara Falls be your backdrop in a venue with floor-to-ceiling windows at Marriott on the Falls, the newest hotel in Niagara and the closest to the Falls.