Your perfect day... friends and family gathered, the love of your life by your side, saying your vows.... set against the stunning backdrop of Kootenay Lake.

From photos, cakes, florals and event coordinators to caterers, venues, hair and makeup, a wide range of wedding professionals are here to meet all of your wedding needs.


Whether you envision a small chapel ceremony or a beachy bash, a unique location or reception hall, the Kootaneys has it all. From hotels, mansions, vacation rentals and churches, there is a venue here for whatever your vision may be. Find more info on venues in our Conference Venue Listings and our Regional Events Manual.


Feel pampered, calm, and picture perfect. The Kootenays have a wide variety of skin-care experts to boost your glow factor. From affordable treatments to splurgeworthy services, we have beauty specialists that will relax and pamper you. You can also find hair and make-up stylists at a variety of salons and some who will travel to you; which ever you decide you will leave looking your very best for your wedding day.


You can find custom cakes, cupcakes, desserts and wedding cakes at several local bakeries including Starbird Bakehouse, Lucky Artisan Cakes, and Epiphany Cakes.


Wedding menus are customized for each unique couple we work with. Chefs at various locations will have your meal reflect your style and personality. Family style, individually plated, or buffet, there are many elegant and delicious menus to complement and elevate any wedding celebration.


Find gorgeous center pieces, bouquets, boutonnières, and other floral decor for your wedding day. We have a wide variety of unique floral and plant arrangements, reflecting the abundance and diversity found in nature, no matter the season.


Who doesn’t want a passionate, enthusiastic photographer who will capture your wedding day with a fun, authentic, candid approach. Photographers will let you enjoy your wedding day, putting you at ease and helping you forget the camera is there. Hire the photographer whose work and personality you love, the one you can trust as a person and an artist.


You can trust a planner to assemble the most creative, skilled and talented resources to bring your event to life. Wedding planners help brides and grooms in all areas of wedding planning and coordination from beginning to end. Whether your budget is modest or grandiose, they can help plan your perfect wedding.

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