Plan Your Wedding Day in Algoma

Updated: By Heather Bot

Packages for Ceremony, Reception & Photography

Picking a venue to host a wedding, reception and photograhy can be tricky. There’s a lot of ideas out there (thanks Pinterest!) and lots decisions to be made. But the most important thing is that your special day reflects who you are as a couple. There are many reasons to plan your wedding in Algoma but here are the top three:

  1. The best photography spots. Our region has a huge variety of locations from trendy to rustic: urban settings, beautiful waterfronts, pristine wilderness and waterfalls, sandy beaches, historic sites and buildings, quirky backdrops and mountain top views.
  2. Venues have professional staff that will make your wedding day dreams come true.
  3. Affordable. You’ll find venues that meet your budget, no matter how simple or lavish the wedding day. This means making sure your hard-earned cash can be spent on the most important aspects of your day. (Outrageous honeymoon perhaps?)

Below is a list of venues that offer wedding packages for ceremonies, receptions and/or photography. Each property has dedicated staff and event coordinators who can answer all your questions.

The Water Tower Inn
The Atrium at The Water Tower Inn is an elegant setting for an indoor ceremony because of its stunning, high-ceiled, handcrafted wooden architecture and flowing fountain. The landscaped courtyards, with streams and waterfalls, make for pretty settings for an outdoor wedding and/or photos. The ballroom can seat up to 500 guests for dinner. Work with the on-site event coordinator to perfect the menu and customize all the details for your big day.
Extras: includes bridal suite, gift basket for bride and groom, personalized bathrobes for bride and groom
Learn more: Wedding Package Information

Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront Hotel
Situated on the St. Marys River waterfront, you’ll find both the Delta Hotel’s location and venue appealing. The clean lines of the modern interior are attractive for indoor weddings that are small and large; the ballroom can host over 300 guests for dinner. There are numerous spots nearby for photography: trendy urban locations, historic sites and museums, landscaped parks, and the natural surroundings of Whitefish Island.
Extras: complimentary waterfront room for the wedding night
Learn more: Wedding Package Information

Dunlop Lake Lodge
If you’re wedding day vision is a mix of rustic wildernes and elegance, Dunlop Lake Lodge may be your perfect location. Your day could look like this: an outdoor ceremony by the lake, surrounded by pristine wilderness. The ceremony is followed by sipping champagne and sparkling wine and nibbling hors d’oevres while you mingle with guests. Enjoy a full sit-down dinner under the luxury of bit white tents, watching a glorious sunset.
Extras: guests will love their stay at the lodge to fish, play golf, hike and swim
Learn more: Wedding Package Information

Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site
The Old Stone House has many stories to tell — let it tell yours! The Georgian-style house is a notable location and the site will bring romance to your day. Host your wedding outdoors on the grounds. There is plenty of space to set up chairs and tents. The location allows for a mix of old world charm and urban appeal especially for photos. Take photos in the heritage garden, grounds and around the building, or the trendy urban spots within walking distance of the site.
Types of Packages: Ceremony, Ceremony and Reception, Photography
Learn more: Wedding Package Information

Quattro Hotel, Conference Centre and Chophouse
Say I do at the Q! The professional staff at Quattro Hotel will help you create a memorable day. If you’re looking to plan a large, extravagant event the ballroom can host 400 guests for dinner. If your day is more low-key with close family and friends enjoy a barbeque in the courtyard. The hotel is located close to excellent photography locations like the city waterfront, local parks like Hiawatha Highlands and unique spots like the historic sites and museums.
Extras: complimentary suite for the first night as a married couple
Learn more: Wedding Package Information

Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site of Canada
The Superintendent’s Residence and West Garden will bring historic charm to any ceremony. Host your special day in the Victorian heritage garden surrounded by century-old trees, stone walls and manicured lawn. The site can accommodate large or small groups.
Types of Packages: Grounds Rental Package, Indoor Rental Package (use of the first floor of the Superintendent’s Residence), Premium Photography Package, Basic Photography Package
Learn more: Wedding Package Information

Cities & Towns: More Venues, More Options
Every community in Algoma has its own choices for hosting your wedding day: golf courses, galleries, community halls and similar venues. If a traditional, religious-based ceremony is what you’re looking for our region has many places of worship of different denominations.

Looking for more options? Read: Unique and Out-of-the-Ordinary Venues For Your Wedding Day

About Heather Bot

I'm a member of the Algoma Country Travel staff. I hope my blogs entice you to visit the beautiful region that I call home.

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