Discover a breathtaking location for an unforgettable wedding at the iconic Fairmont Empress. Overlooking the spectacular Victoria Inner Harbour, the attention of our catering team is entirely devoted to you and your special day. From the ambiance of the venue to the exquisite menu planning, no detail is too fine for the skillful hands of our team. The Fairmont Empress offers more than 23,000 square feet of event space and is an ideal venue for an intimate elopement to an elaborate celebration.
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Celebrate your important day in our intimate Library Room, our grand Crystal Ballroom or in the modern-elegance of our newly renovated Shaughnessy Ballroom. Whether your wedding style is softly romantic, sophisticated or show-stopping elegance, Fairmont Empress and its elegant Victoria wedding venues and ballrooms is the premier choice.
Choose an intimate cocktail reception with delicious hors d’oeuvres or a gourmet four-course meal and our award-winning culinary team will exceed expectations on your wedding day. Our catering specialists and valued wedding partners will work with you to ensure it is the day of your dreams. This castle awaits your fairy-tale wedding.
2017 Best Wedding Hotel Venue Winner at the Vancouver Island Wedding Awards. And were the venue for the 2016 Vancouver Island Wedding Awards!