Wedding ceremony at Merridale Wedding Venue Vancouver Island, taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com

Merridale Cidery and Distillery wedding venue photo walkthrough

April 5, 2020

Short & Sweet

If the idea of getting married in front of a castle or at a fancy hotel strikes you as a touch over the top, then the Merridale Cidery and Distillery might be the perfect venue for your wedding. This secluded cidery & distillery is just a little ways up Vancouver Island from Victoria in the area of Mill Bay.

Personality: Rustic, Natural Beauty, Secluded, Farm to table, Craft Cider & Spirits

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Photo Walkthrough

Getting Ready

The big day starts by getting ready in the bridal suite Yarlington Yurt. Complete with beautiful wood paneling, fireplace and clawfoot tub, these spacious Yurts have a charming and rustic ambiance.

Interior of yarlington bridal suite yurt, wedding dress hanging above bed - Merridale Wedding Venue Vancouver Island- taken by Marlboro Wang Photo | Focal bookfocal.com
Groom hugging best man at Merridale Wedding Venue on Vancouver Island, taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com
RCMP Groom knocking on door of yurt at merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com

The Ceremony

Merridale's massive ceremony pavilion is the perfect setting for your big moment. The massive cover provides protection from sun or rain and the flowing white sheets exude elegance. Enjoy cocktails immediately after the ceremony with bar service right under the satin tent.

RCMP groom watching bride walk up isle at Merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com
RCMP groom kissing bride at merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com

Formals

With Merridale's natural beauty, there are so many great locations for the perfect shot. Whether it's in the apple orchard, with the old chevy or on a tree lined walkway, this secluded Vancouver island venue has it all. Also, don't forget to check out the beautiful distillery with its towering oak barrels!

While many couples dream of having a summer wedding, you may want to consider fall as Vancouver island's autumn brings out an array of beautiful fall colours.

RCMP couple in apple orchard merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com
RCMP couple with old chevy truck at merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com
Married couple in distillery at merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com

The Reception

Tasty food, drinks and dancing. Merridale has it all in one place so you and your guests are only a hop and a skip away from the reception! With its gorgeous Farmhouse banquet hall and heated outdoor patio. You'll be dancing the night away with the sunset in the background.

Wedding party dancing at merridale wedding venue on Vancouver Island. Taken by Marlboro Wang Photo for Focal bookfocal.com

Photos by Marlboro Wang Photo & Ooh Ooh Darling Photography

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