Celebrate Your Love, Style & Spirit at Bodega Ridge
We're honoured to host numerous weddings throughout the year, from intimate gatherings to lavish affairs. Bodega Ridge and all our amenities, resources and staff will be at your disposal. Use your imagination and we'll do everything we can to make your dreams a reality.
Our Weddings Include
Exclusive use of the 22-acre property, cabins and lodge facilities
Use of our wedding ceremony site, featuring a panoramic ocean view across Trincomali Channel with cedar benches, signing table, sound equipment, wireless mic
Our 30 x 40' Wedding tent complete with interior drapery (to hide the structure). Includes a custom lighting installation by Vancouver's Bocci Design, perimeter lighting and integrated sound system for music and speeches.
Commercial sound system for a dance with a mixing board that a DJ, band, iPhone or laptop can connect to
Our own custom wide plank Douglas Fir tables, chairs, custom cedar weddings benches
China, flatware and glassware
Spectacular coastal cuisine in an incredible location
Ingredients sourced from Galiano's organic farms.
Full-service bar featuring local craft beer, fully hard bar and a BC-centric wine list
Professional catering staff
Set-up/take down of our equipment
Intimate Weddings & Elopements
With the ever-changing situation with COVID-19 and the BC Provincial Health Officer restricting large gatherings, Bodega Ridge is offering quiet season packages/pricing for the 2020 Summer and Fall Season. Both options provide exclusive and private access to our beautiful Ceremony Site - tucked into the forest with a few of the Ocean. Our Intimate Weddings will have private access to our Lodge which allows you space to ensure physical distancing.
Enjoy the View
Located high up on a bluff overlooking Trincomal Channel, we offer one of the most spectacular wedding ceremony sites on the West Coast. Featuring a true British Columbian view - panoramic ocean vista with broken islands & the epic backdrop of Vancouver Island's mountains.
Just a short walk up from the lodge this site could not be more private or serene. Included with all our weddings is the supply and set up of the ceremony included our custom-made cedar benches, signing table and optional refreshments.
Music and Media
Some guests want live music. Others prefer to create a playlist. Alternatively, we can recommend a skilled DJ who works many Bodega weddings or several great bands. In all events, you have use of a professional-quality sound system, including a mixing board, 2 powered monitors and a separate 6 speaker system in our tent.
We have an additional system for the wedding ceremony site including a mixing board that you can play off any device and a cordless microphone.
We have a LCD projector, should you or your bridal party have something special to share. High-speed WiFi is also accessible throughout the resort for your guests’ convenience.
Food & Beverages
Our marquee is ideal for al fresco dining in the warmer months and can seat up to 150. In cooler weather, our woodstove heated dining hall holds up to 60 people.
Our menu features as much Galiano-grown ingredients as possible, using the best of all our local farms and designed around seasonal availability. Many herbs & fruit come right off the Bodega Ridge property itself. We strive to support our local farming community and feature organic ingredients as much as possible.
If you have personal favourite dishes or needs we are happy to work them into the menu. Additionally, we are very sensitive to any special dietary needs or requests.
As a fully licensed venue, we can supply the wine, spirits and beer of your choice. We have a fully-stocked bar and six taps featuring the finest from Phillips, Driftwood, Strange Fellows & Four Winds to name a few. If you’d like help selecting a bar menu, Bodega Ridge features local microbrews and a wine list featuring many offerings from South Vancouver Island & the Southern Gulf Islands.