Love is Sweet {Favourite Things}

Decadently Yours (www.decadentlyyours.ca) in Guelph, ON prides themselves on creating delicious handcrafted baked goods that will be the centerpiece at any event. They bake from scratch each and every day using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Preservatives and store-bought mixes have no place in their bakery! Decadently Yours offers 120 different flavors in both cakes […]

Decadently Yours, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Home Grown Gowns

GOWNS: Petrov Bridal Boutique (www.petrovbridalboutique.com) London, ON VENUE: Stonebrook Farm (www.bakkerlanestonebrook.ca) Bright, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Shannon Ford Photography (www.shannonfordphoto.com) Cambridge, ON STYLIST: Dyana from Petrov Bridal Boutique (@dyanazaya) London MODELS: Michaela, Razvan, Ban, Anne DETAILS: “This gown shoot was created to showcase talented Canadian wedding designers and the ‘homegrown’ options that brides have to choose from […]

Petrov Bridal, Shannon Ford Photography, Stonebrook Farms, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Rustic Organic {Style Shoot}

VENUE: Knottingwood (www.knottingwood.ca) Ilderton, ON COLOUR/THEME: Terracotta, ruby red, dramatic greens & muted yellow PLANNING, DÉCOR & FLORAL: Rachel & Co Wedding & Event Decor (♥) (www.rachelandco.ca) London, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Red Button Photography (www.redbuttonphotography.com) London, ON VIDEOGRAPHY: Lively Film Creations (www.livelyfilmcreations.com) Grand Bend, ON CAKE: Angelo’s Bakery (www.angelosbakery.com) London, ON STATIONERY: Lilypad Designs (@lilypadinvitations) London, […]

Angelo's Bakery, Ballets, Hen & Bear, Knottingwood, Lilypad Designs, Lively Film Creations, MissFly & Groove Therapy, Nicole Dupuis Artistry, Rachel & Co. Wedding & Event Decor, Red Button Photography, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Stonebrook Romance {Style Shoot}

VENUE, FLORAL, DESIGN, CONCEPT & COORDINATION: Stonebrook Farm (www.bakkerlanestonebrook.ca) Bright, ON COLOUR/THEME: Green and white with earth tones ASSISTANT COORDINATION: Modern Functions Wedding Planning (www.modernfunctions.ca) Kitchener, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Christine Grace Photography (www.christinegracephotography.com) Burlington, ON VIDEOGRAPHY: Beaufilms Productions (www.beaufilms.ca) Kitchener, ON GOWNS: Petrov Bridal Boutique (www.petrovbridalboutique.com) London, ON PAINT NIGHT SETUP: You & I Paint (youandipaint.com) […]

Beaufilms Productions, Christine Grace Photography, Modern Functions Wedding Planning, Petrov Bridal, Stonebrook Farms, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, You & I Paint
Hamilton Expo cover

Hamilton Wedding Expo Fall 2021 at Marquis Gardens {photo recap}

October 17, 2021 | Marquis Gardens – Hamilton, Ontario Thank you to all of the brides, grooms, entourages, parents and exhibitors who participated in and attended The Wedding Ring’s Hamilton Expo. The venue was beautiful, the attendance was excellent and the exhibits… wow! Here’s some shots of the many local talented exhibitors who pulled out […]

Blauwe Watters Events, Chefs Delight, Collins Clothiers, color street, DA Photography, Digital Vinyl DJ, Divine Harp, Flashpoint Productions, G3 Designs Photography, Heart to Heart Photography, Jeff Alpaugh Custom, Marquis Gardens, Marriott Towneplace Suites Brantford, Moores Clothing For Men, Perfect Planners, Pure Romance, Quantum Sound Entertainment, Romantic Planet Travel, Special Print, stolen hearts bridal, Timeless Captures, Toronto Dance Floor, Under the Umbrella, Vin Bon Upper James

Romantic Elegance {Design Palette}

BRIDE & GROOM: Marina & David DÉCOR, PLANNER & DAY OF COORDINATOR: Servers with a Smile (♥) (www.serverswithasmile.ca) Waterloo, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: On 3 Photo & Film (www.on3photoandfilm.com) King City, ON LOCATION: St. George Banquet Hall (♥) (www.stgeorgehall.com) Waterloo, ON COLOUR PALETTE/THEME: Ivory, gold, navy, and French lilac “We wanted a romantic and elegant wedding and […]

On 3 Photo & Film, Servers with a Smile, St. George Banquet Hall, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Before & After with Now & Always {Design Palette}

Now & Always Decor (♥) (www.nowandalways.ca) Paris, ON has always been a master at converting everyday spaces and places into wedding wonderlands. The ongoing global pandemic created even more opportunities for the team to show off their makeover skills when couples were scrambling to find outdoor spaces to say their “I do’s”. Using lush florals […]

Brantford Blooms, Now & Always, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Pastel Renaissance {Style Shoot}

PLANNER & CO-CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Celebration Events (celebrationevents.ca) Bradford, ON CO-CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Paulette Esco Events (pauletteescoeevents.com) GTA, ON DESIGNER & DÉCOR: Sheer Elegance (sheermyelegance.com) Mississauga, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Blue Aspen Photography (blueaspenphotography.com) GTA, ON VIDEOGRAPHY: Artist Touch Productions (artiststouchproductions.com) GTA, ON VENUE: Courtyard by Marriott Toronto/Mississauga West (www.marriott.com/yyzmd) Mississauga, ON BRIDE ATTIRE: Narces (narces.com) Toronto, ON GROOM […]

Ace & Jewels, Bliss Event Rentals, Blue Aspen Productions, Cassandra Beauty, Castlefield, Celebration Events, Courtyard by Marriott Mississauga, Diva Design Hair Studio, Eaden Myles, Elegant Bouquets, Glamourous Affairs, House of Silny Event Rentals, Ilieana George, Mavis Cakes, Narces, Paragon Designs, Paulette Esco Events, Sheer Elegance, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Vintage'28 Calligraphy

DIY Love Story – Alexandra & Joel Fader {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: August 22nd, 2020 LOCATION: Groom’s parents’ home in Puslinch, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Fedora Media (www.fedoramedia.com) Kitchener, ON “We found Fedora online. Trent had this stunning photo of a couple with a dark sky in front of a huge chateau. His photos are stunningly dramatic andunique and his pricing is so reasonable.” – A GUEST […]

Chef D, Fedora Media, Indochino Custom Menswear, KW Mobile Makeup and Hair, Sharleez Bridal, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Stratford Love {Design Palette}

LOCATION: Stratford Country Club (♥) (www.stratfordcountryclub.ca) Stratford, ON FLORAL: Designs by Cate (www.designsbycate.ca) Stratford, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Cara Gilhula Photography (www.caragilhulaphotography.com) Stratford, ON GOWN: Mina Bridal Design (www.minabridaldesign.ca) Stratford, ON HAIR: Andrea Achilles (@andreaachilles.hairdesign) Stratford, ON MAKEUP: Artistry by Heather (www.makeupartistrybyheather.com) Stratford, ON) INSPIRATION: “For this styled shoot we used a real life couple who were […]

Andrea Achilles, Cara Gilhula Photography, Designs by Cate, Makeup Artistry by Heather, Mina Bridal Design, Stratford Country Club, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Forest Dance – Renée & Derrick Chappel {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: July 10th, 2021 CEREMONY LOCATION: Whistle Bear Golf Course (www.whistlebear.ca), Cambridge, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: DA Photography (♥) (www.daphotostudio.com) Guelph, ON “We met Dragi at The Wedding Ring Expo in Cambridge and were immediately drawn to his energetic personality! Dragi is so creative and always goes above and beyond to capture photos that represent Derrick […]

Azazie, DA Photography, Faces by Nadeen, From the Potting Shed, Funfetti Cakehouse, Hairluxe Co., Moore's Menswear, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Tilted Veil, Whistle Bear Golf Club

Dancing Under The Lights – Joelle & Jay Hatherley {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: July 4th, 2021 CEREMONY LOCATION: Dundee Country Club (♥) (www.golfnorth.ca/dundee), New Dundee, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Kingdom Photography (www.kingdomphotography.ca) Kitchener, ON “One of the best decisions we made while planning our wedding was hiring Miri from Kingdom Photography! When looking through her photos/blogs from her website and Instagram, I immediately loved her style and editing. […]

A Petal or Two, Chelsea May Bakes, DC Dress, Dundee Country Club, Kingdom Photography, KW Mobile Makeup and Hair, Moores Clothing For Men, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Spanish Inspired Beauty – Allison & Justin Smith {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: July 17th, 2021 LOCATION: Waterloo Regional Police Association (♥) (www.wrpa.org), North Dumfries, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Tomophotography (www.tomophotography.ca) Kitchener, ON “We did tons of research and fell in love with her photos. They weren’t posed, just perfectly candid.” – A GUEST #: 23 COLOUR PALETTE: Spanish inspired, reds, fuchsia, royal blue BRIDE ATTIRE: Ballett’s Bridal […]

519 Bridal Beauty, ATB Entertainment, Ballett's Bridal, Kind Florals, Moores Clothing For Men, Q's Cakes and Cafe, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Tomophotography, Waterloo Regional Police Association

Always with me – CJ & Lindsey {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: February 9th, 2020 LOCATION: Cambridge Mill (www.cambridgemill.ca), Cambridge, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Anne Edgar Photography + Film (♥) (www.anneedgarphoto.com) Cambridge, ON “We found Anne Edgar through Cambridge Mill. We had a meeting with her to see her work, and to make sure that we matched in style. We were sold on her skills, professionalism, and […]

519 Bridal Beauty, Anne Edgar Photography, Cambridge Mill, Chung's Martial Arts Academy, Creme Couture, EJ Entertainment, Sweet Dreams Teashop, The Saol Project, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Here Comes Our Girl – Nicole & Dakota Maine {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: July 17th, 2021 LOCATION: Rebel Creek Golf Club (♥) (www.golfnorth.ca/rebelcreek), Petersburg, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Ash Photography (www.ashphotographyservices.com) Brantford, ON “Our photographer was hands down the BEST!!!! We’ve known them for about 5 years now and they’ve become family to us. They’re always so much fun to work with and have the best photo ideas! […]

Ash Photography, Collins Clothiers, Flashpoint Productions, Rebel Creek Golf Club, Sarah Walsh Bridal Jewellery, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Sugar Bloom Floral, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Romantic Winery – Brittany & Liam Fletcher {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: June 15th, 2019 LOCATION: The Hare Wine Co. (www.theharewineco.com), Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Serena Swan Photography (www.serenaswanphoto.com) London, ON “I did a lot of Googling but wasn’t finding what I was looking for or found a lot of crazy-expensive photographers. I searched everywhere; from hashtags on Instagram (#niagaraphotographer, #niagarawedding, etc.), through venue websites, looked […]

Best for Bride, Chamberlain Entertainment, Moore's Menswear, Niagara gourmet, Serena Swan Photography, The Hare Wine Co., The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, vermeers

High School Sweethearts – Madison & Ryan Hiemstra {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: July 27th, 2019 LOCATION: Brescia University (www.brescia.uwo.ca), London, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Shawn Van Daele Photography (www.shawnvandaele.com) London, ON GUEST #: 125 COLOUR PALETTE: Neutrals, Navy, and Greenery CAKE: Heidi Ho Cakes (@heidihocakes) London, ON BRIDE + BRIDESMAID ATTIRE: Garber’s Bridal (www.garbersbridal.com) London, ON GROOM ATTIRE: Moores Clothing for Men (♥) (www.mooresclothing.ca) London, ON HAIR: […]

AK Productions Wedding & Event DJ, Brescia University College, Garber's Bridal, Hair by Moira, Heidi Ho Cakes, Makeup by Camryn Varga, Moore's Menswear, Shawn Van Daele Photography, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Our Favourite Top Canadian Wedding Venues

For most engaged couples, planning a destination wedding meant looking at tropical resorts in the sunny Caribbean. The current travel restrictions have helped to encourage couples to look a little closer to home for their destination wedding. In the following 20 pages, we introduce you to our Favourite Top 20 Canadian Wedding Venues. 52 North […]

The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Our Favourite Wedding Venues – Fall/Winter 2021

Wedding Worthy Venues (reception halls, banquet spaces, golf courses) is a special feature of The Wedding Ring Magazine that’s designed to give you an at-a-glance look at some of the amazing wedding locations found in South Western Ontario Want more? Find everything from colour schemes to wedding menus, and package pricing by checking out wedding venue reviews at TheWeddingRing.ca.

Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre, Best Western PLUS Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre, Best Western PLUS The Arden Park Hotel, Bingemans, Calerin Golf Course, Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, Concordia Club, Conestoga Golf & Conference Centre, Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, Exeter Golf Club, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, Four Points by Sheraton London, Grayson Mills, Grey Silo Golf Club, Inn of Waterloo & Conference Centre, Liberty North, Marquis Gardens, Nature's Oasis, Silver Lakes Golf Club, St. George Banquet Hall, Steckle Heritage Farm, Stratford Country Club, The Barn @ Exeter, The Clearing, The Grand Guelph Banquet & Event Centre, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Three Bridges Event Centre, Waterloo Region Museum
Rebel Creek Golf Club Wedding | Photo: TJ Weddings

Featuring: Rebel Creek Golf Club

Rebel Creek Golf Club offers multiple indoor and outdoor wedding options in a secluded wedding locale just minutes from the city Surrounded by beautiful ponds, and gorgeous green trees, Rebel Creek Golf Club gives the secluded feeling of a destination wedding location, ready to cater to your ultimate Kitchener-Waterloo or Cambridge area wedding…. Full Review…

Estate Magic – Krista & Hasnain Jamal {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: May 29th, 2021 LOCATION: Wheatfield Estate (www.wheatfieldestate.com), Sparta, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: HRM Photography (♥) (www.hrmphotography.com) London, ON “We found HRM Photography online. We only met with one other photographer because we already knew who we were going to chose.Heather was amazing to work with. Hasnain isn’t great at taking pictures, but she made him […]

Garber's Bridal, HRM Photography, Lavender Bridal, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Tip Top Tailors, Wheatfield Estate
Wedding-Unmistakably You-Victoria Rose Photography

Rustic Glam – Allison & Craig Brinker {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: September 26th, 2020 LOCATION: Century Wedding Barn (www.centurybarnweddings.com), Denfield, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Victoria Rose Photography (www.victoriarosephotography.ca) London, ON “She is a longtime friend of mine! Her attention to detail and awareness of our needs was what we really loved, we knew that she would go over and above to make sure she got all […]

Black Dog & Company, Century Wedding Barn, David's Bridal, First Stop Wedding Decor, Forest of Flowers, Kelsie Canning, Moore's Menswear, schwartzentruber Music Services, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, That little cake place, The Cut Above, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Unmistakably You, Victoria Rose Photography

Villa Love Story – Lisa & Ryan Osborne {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: August 31st, 2019 LOCATION: Villa Caledon Inn (www.villacaledoninn.com), Caledon, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Carly Krazter Photography (www.carlykratzerphotography.com) Guelph, ON “I found Carly through Instagram. I was on an endless search to find a photographer that shot real photos. Candid photos. After weeks of searching, I stumbled across her Instagram page and fell in love with […]

Carly Kratzer Photography, Macmillian Entertainment, Popi's Flowers & Boutique, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021, Villa Caledon Inn

To The Moon and Back – Jackie & Kevin Poirier {Real Wedding Story}

WEDDING DATE: July 10th, 2021 LOCATION: Greystone Acres (@greystoneacres), Elora, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Jess Collins Photography (www.jesscollinsphotos.com) Kitchener, ON “We found Jess at The Wedding Ring Expo! She was actually the last booth we visited after a long day of meeting people. At that point, we had nothing other than the wedding date set up. When […]

A Petal or Two, Alantida, Atom Attire, B Elegant, Collins Clothiers, Creativity On Me, Greystone Acres, Jess Collins Photography, Loft 199 Hair Studio, Paperlust, Plan It Right Events, Sixpence Bridal, The Wedding Ring Magazine Fall/Winter 2021

Featuring: Rachel & Co. Wedding & Event Decor

London wedding decorating company, Rachel & Co., offers wedding décor packages and the service to go with them, starting at $500 Offering clients complete wedding décor packages, the team at Rachel & Company has the knowledge, experience and creativity to bring your unique wedding vision to life.

Dundee Country Club Wedding | Photo: Decorating Dreams

Featuring: Dundee Country Club

Incredible spaces, flexible options and a naturally beautiful country club setting has Dundee Country Club booking ahead With ceremony and reception options, cocktail hours by the fireplace, photos by the pond, flexible catering and bar options, beautiful banquet rooms and an attitude that’s all about you, Dundee Country Club makes it easy for a couple […]

Nottawasaga Resort

Featuring: Nottawasaga Resort

The Nottawasaga Resort is an award-winning, all-season resort and conference centre nestled within the quiet countryside of the Nottawasaga Valley. Offering a relaxing place for families and vacation traveler’s to getaway as well as extensive meeting and reception rooms which are perfect for conference groups as well those celebrating a wedding or social event. Nottawasaga […]

destination weddings, Nottawasaga Resort