When we think of an amazing outside the box wedding experience on Vancouver Island, our answer is picturesque Mount Washington in the Comox Valley.
Imagine your ceremony, surrounded by your best friends and family, with the view stretching out as far as the eye can see, filled with the towering trees of Strathcona Provincial Park! Or...an intimate elopement on the mountain peak and the sublime experience of being married cliffside with an incredible view.
We took the time to sit down with the wedding co-ordinator, Christine and event manager Shauna to found out more about what makes Mount Washington so awesome, here are some of our take aways from our experience photographing there and also talking with Christine and Shauna about our favourite Mount Washington Wedding features.
1. Spectacular Views
Who doesn't love an amazing view? We mention beautiful backdrops quite a bit, you would be hard pressed to find better backdrop than Mount Washington. It's picturesque in every direction you look!
The Ceremony site at Raven Lodge
Smaller weddings and elopements can take place atop the mountain.
2. The Staff:
Christine and the amazing staff care, and sometimes just that makes all the difference. They want you and your guests to fall in love with the idea of your wedding happening at Mount Washington! They go above and beyond to ensure you have the best experience as you plan your day with them!
3. Chair Lift Ride to the Peak
Lift Passes included!! The experience of a chair lift ride on your wedding is so romantic, and such unique a chance for you both to enjoy the view and have a private moment together!
4. Stunning Photo Opportunities
Sometimes thinking about amazing locations for your wedding photos is a challenge! With Mount Washington, you are surrounded by endless views and vistas! From the mountain peak at the top of the chair lift to the winding wooden boardwalk in Strathcona Park, there are tons of amazing photo locations!
5. Easy to Entertain your guests
Often times a bride and groom will worry about what their guests will do while they're having their photo taken. Mount Washington not only has a so much for guests to see and do, they also have fabulous accommodations for your guests to relax in. Mount Washington should be seen as both an amazing destination and wedding venue!
Just click the photo link below to see all the things Mount Washington has to offer your guests...
Looking for something tasty to snack on after being on the dance floor? How about a poutine bar? Maybe you want to serve pizza at midnight! At Mount Washington, they believe your dream day should be custom fit for you! The Raven Lodge is a great reception venue that you can decorate to suit your decor ideas!
We love working at Mount Washington, and its safe to say that couples and guests alike enjoy it too! Needless to say we are looking forward to our 2016 Mount Washington Weddings Here is a link to our blog post following Danyka and Brandon's Mount Washington wedding day.