Top Ontario Staycation Destinations

Continuing our feature on destination locations a little closer to home, we’ve narrowed our focus to Ontario. If we thought it was difficult to choose our top 5 Canadian locations, […]

Aquatopia Conservatory, Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, destination weddings, Gananoque Inn, Hessenland Inn, Nature's Oasis Retreat, Oakwood Resort, Queen's Landing, Stonefields Estate, The Wedding Ring Magazine January 2021: Covid Edition

Top Canadian Staycation Destinations

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 […]

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, destination wedding, Fogo Island Inn, Rockwater Secret Cove Resort, Rustic Wedding at High Country Tree Farm, The Lake House, The Wedding Ring Magazine January 2021: Covid Edition, Ticklebelly Hill

{Real Wedding Story} Ontario’s west coast wedding destination | Krysten & Tony

BRIDE & GROOM: Krysten & Tony Shmyruk WEDDING DATE: July 28th, 2018 LOCATION: Hessenland Inn (♥) (hessenland.com) St. Joseph ON “The grounds of Hessenland Inn are amazing! I loved the […]

David's Bridal, DJ Alpha Productions, Hessenland Country Inn, Luann's Flowers & Gifts, Moores Clothing For Men, NJS Design Event & Party Rentals, Real Wedding Stories, Tara Weddings, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, Thatch & Fringe, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Design Palette} British Columbia ‘art in the garden’

DESIGN & CONCEPT: Colleen O’Farrell FLORAL: Foxgloves Flowers (foxglovesflowers.com) & Bella Guyon VENUE: The Horticultural Centre of The Pacific (hcp.ca) PHOTOGRAPHY: Chelsea Warren Photography (chelseawarrenphotography.com) RENTALS: Trend Decor (trenddecorevents.com) & […]

Adorn by Amanda Johnson, Anne Marie Stephens, Blue Lily Event Planning, Chelsea Warren Photography, Design Palettes, Foxgloves Flowers, Outlooks for Men, Pebble and Pine Photography, Prive Beauty Lounge, Schur to Please Wedding Cakes, The Horticultural Centre of The Pacific, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, The White Peony, Tickle Tree Design Studio, Trend Décor, Victoria Party Rentals

{Real Wedding Story} Icelandic adventures | Kiri & Brett

BRIDE & GROOM: Kiri Latuskie & Brett Buchanan WEDDING DATE: April 20th, 2019 CEREMONY: Gamla Laugin (The Secret Lagoon) (secretlagoon.is) Flúðir, Iceland BRUNCH: Icelandair Hotel (icelandairhotels.com) Flúðir, Iceland RECEPTION: Ströndin […]

Auður Blómabúð, destination weddings, Gamla Laugin, Gunnar Hilmarsson, Icelandair Hotel, Joseph's Clothiers, Karissa Poot Photography, Real Wedding Stories, Ströndin Pub, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, Unnur Birna Bassadóttir

{Expert Tip} Tips from a destination expert Tips from a destination expert: 7 reasons to plan a destination wedding in the caribbean

“Although a destination wedding often means less stressful planning, there are several things to consider when booking your destination wedding,” says Ashley Fermin of Viva Wyndham Resorts (♥) (vivawyndhamresorts.com). Ashley […]

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{Real Wedding Story} A Disney dream wedding | Timaira & Dennis

BRIDE & GROOM: Timaira Magnaye & Dennis Garcia WEDDING DATE: March 2nd, 2019 LOCATION: Disney Dream Cruise Ship PHOTOGRAPHY: Jess Collins Photography (jesscollinsphotos.com) Kitchener, ON “Once we decided on having […]

Brilliant Bridal, destination weddings, Jess Collins Photography, Lulus, Men's Warehouse, Party Innovations, Real Wedding Stories, The Chick Behind the Chair, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Design Palette} Great Gatsby at Hatley Castle

BRIDE & GROOM: Monica & Fred WEDDING DATE: September 29th, 2018 VENUE: Hatley Castle (hatleycastle.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Hildebrand Photography (hildebrandphoto.com) Seattle, WA THEME: “The Great Gatsby” CAKE: Passion For […]

Beauty & Style by Erin Bradley, Brown's The Florist, Details Planning & Event Design, Hatley Castle, Hildebrand Photography, Passion for Cakes, Real Wedding Stories, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, Truffles Catering

Beach themed items for your destination wedding | Wedsy.ca

Whether inspired by soft golden sands or an afternoon spent sailing, let your love for the ocean inspire your destination or nautical themed wedding. These coastal inspired styles from Wedsy […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Stunning Costa Rica | Michael & Sirah

BRIDE & GROOM: Michael DiLena & Sirah Sharma WEDDING DATE: August 8th, 2019 LOCATION: The Pacifico Beach Club (pacifico-costarica.com) Guanacaste, Costa Rica “We chose this location for the stunning landscapes […]

6ix Secrets, Anna Koi Bridal, Brunello Cucinelli, destination weddings, Luna & Co. Custom Jewellery, makeupbyced, Pacific Floral Events Guanacaste, Real Wedding Stories, Riu Palace Guanacaste, Sandra Monaco Photography, Suit Supply, The Pacifico Beach Club, The Tropical Code, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, XClusive DJ's

{Destination Style Shoot} Destination Muskoka

BRIDE & GROOM: Alyssa and Derek LOCATION: Private property, Muskoka, ON GOWN: Heirlooms Bridal Shoppe (heirloomsbridal.com), Dundas, ON MAKEUP: Kaileigh Gunn Beauty (@kaileighgunnbeauty), Mississauga, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Spirits Intrigued Photography (♥) […]

Design Palettes, destination weddings, Heirlooms Bridal Shoppe Inc., Kaileigh Gunn Beauty, Spirits Intrigued Photography, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{Real Wedding Story} Gatsby meets Country | Chris & Alicia

BRIDE & GROOM: Chris Payne & Alicia Hachey WEDDING DATE: September 28th, 2019 VENUE: The Hayloft Dancehall (thehayloftdancehall.com), Picton, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Fostered Photo (fosteredphoto.ca) Kitchener, ON “I wanted someone that […]

David's Bridal, Fostered Photo, Kazoo Ent., Kinsip Distilleries, Meaghan Gregory Beauty, Paper & Poste, Real Wedding Stories, Seasoned Events, Sherry's Bridal Boutique, The Hayloft Dancehall, The Royal Treatment, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Thorn Floral

{Real Wedding Story} Perfect view in BC

BRIDE & GROOM: Madeline & Ben WEDDING DATE: April 21st, 2018 VENUE: The View (theviewvictoria.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Berkley Vopnfjörð Photography (berkleyvop.com) Victoria, BC CAKE: Passion for Cakes (passionforcakes.com) Victoria, […]

Bash Specialty Rentals, Berkley Vopnfjörð Photography, Black Ties and Vinyl, Burberry, destination weddings, Faire La Fete, French Kiss Events, Party Mood, Passion for Cakes, Real Wedding Stories, Ruth & Dean, Sarah Seven, Scene About Town, The View, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Thorn & Thistle, Toque Catering, Twist of Fate, WIlson's Transportation

{Real Wedding Story} Intimate Dominican Wedding | Victoria & Alexander

BRIDE & GROOM: Victoria  & Alexander Cyr WEDDING DATE: January 30th, 2019 CEREMONY & RECEPTION: Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Resort (bahia-principe.com) Punta Cana, Dominican Republic “We wanted a destination wedding […]

DA Photography, destination weddings, Élisabeth & Beau, Ferre Sposa, Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Resort, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

Destination Wedding Dreaming

Destination Wedding Dreaming is a guest post from Christian Sachs at Engaged and Destination Photos by: LoveSprouts Photography “Dreaming of relaxing on the beach with a cocktail in hand? Dreaming […]

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Our favourite travel and adventure items at Wedsy.ca!

Inspired by a sense of adventure and a love for all things travel? Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has so many whimsical and vintage travel themed items to set the mood for your […]

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Favourite Ways To Celebrate A Honeymoon Staycation

Favourite Ways To Celebrate A Honeymoon Staycation is a guest post by Jennifer Grappa Photo above, source: Canva The concept of a honeymoon ‘staycation’ may seem new to many travelers […]

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Liz & Rob {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Liz & Rob BadleyPhotographer: Honey Photography (www.honeyphotos.ca)Wedding Date: 21-Nov-2020Original Guest #: 40Original Budget: 10,000What was your original plan?: “We were to be married in Cayo Santa Maria […]

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, COVID-19, David's Bridal, Elegant Cakes, Flowers & Florist, Graces Hair, Honey Photography, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Sophie's Gown Shoppe