Same-sex marriages have been legal in British Columbia since 2003, but it was in 2005 that Canada became only the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. In the 10 years since, Vancouver has been chosen by countless couples, both locals and visitors, as the place to say “I do.”
Vancouver makes both a welcoming host and a beautiful backdrop for wedding celebrations. From stunning venues and photo locations, to first-class catering, florists and photographers, brides and grooms will find plenty of resources to make their nuptials an affair to remember. is an excellent source of information on planning a same-sex wedding in Vancouver, including a listing of Marriage Commissioners. 
The Government of British Columbia offers information on how to get married in the Province. Click here for more information. 
Looking for ideas on where to hold your wedding in Vancouver? Check out our list of the top five hot spots for holding your wedding this winter in our LGBT newsletter, Out in Vancouver.