VANCOUVER: CITY OF LOVE AND MAGICAL BEGINNINGS
It takes two to fall in love, but it starts with one extending the invitation – Gentleman Reg, ‘Give Me the Chance to Fall’
This is exactly how the story of every proposal begins – one taking that leap of faith to show their love and commitment. And if you both are in Vancouver, what better place could it be for a perfect romantic proposal than this beautiful city.
British Columbia, with its rich natural heritage, loaded with scenic mountains, breathtaking sunsets, sparkling lakes, is a land full of magical vistas. There’s no other place as incredible as BC to plan an intimate proposal that not only attributes to the best pictures in your wedding album but also stays in your hearts forever. Spring and summer are considered to be the ideal months for the lovebirds who are thinking of tying the knot and embarking on the ultimate journey of their lives together. Whether you fantasize for a cozy proposal under the falling snow or wish to express your emotions on an idyllic autumn day, the picturesque views of Vancouver never fail to impress you. It’s an ideal location for couples who love the outdoors. Here are the most romantic spots to propose in Vancouver.
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VanDusen Botanical Garden
VanDusen Botanical Garden is the perfect option for nature lovers as the garden covers an impressive 55 acres of land and is home to beautiful flowers from all across the world. You can also plan a perfect proposal during the annual Festival of Lights event when this garden is literally transformed into a winter wonderland with millions of colourful lights.
Vancouver Art Gallery
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On a BC Ferry
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Grouse Mountain is an excellent spot for the adventure lovers. The mountain offers numerous possibilities for a dreamy proposal. Take a helicopter ride to the top of the mountain, hike up the grind for that adrenaline rush or take the Gondola ride with a scenic lush green forest and the vast ocean view, regardless of which you choose, the pictures will always remind you of the beautiful memories of your special day.
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A warm picnic day spent together in the park followed by a surprise proposal during the sunset, Lighthouse Park is a picture-perfect spot to seal the moment. This amazing park in West Vancouver is unmistakably gorgeous to impress your lover.
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden is one of the most placid and romantic locations in the city. Its lush pathways, decorated pavilions and courtyards make for a truly stunning engagement backdrop.
Evenings are even more magical for that wondrous marriage proposal when paths are lit up by glowing lanterns.
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Capilano Suspension Bridge
White Rock Pier
White Rock, the longest pier in Canada, is nothing short of a movie set decked for a dreamy proposal. During the sunset, the vibrant colourful hues of the sky engulf the vast ocean creating a fairy-tale ambience. Not just the photos but the memories of this proposal will also brighten up your days happily ever after.
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A romantic proposal in this underwater oasis will be remembered down the lane as one unique moment that changed your lives forever.
Plan your marriage proposal at Vancouver Aquarium on a weekday so the crowd doesn’t steal the limelight of your big moment and sweep her off feet in this exotic location.
Whistler has endless options when it comes to choosing the perfect location for your proposal. From epic mountains, to gentle snowfall to outdoor adventures, it has many romantic spots to pop the question.
Surprisingly Whistler has a place called “Proposal Corner”. Almost half way through the Lost Lake Loop trail, you’ll see the infamous sign and that’s your cue to get down on one knee.
Engagement Sculpture at Sunset Beach
The proposal at this location will always add meaning to your new beginning together.
Sea To Sky Gondola
Sea to Sky Gondola is one of the hidden gems of the lower mainland. Although this location requires some extra efforts and cost too, but the surreal mountain backdrop from the top is worth it all.
The Sea to Sky Mountain top will definitely turn your proposal into a fairy-tale.
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When you are ready for that serious move, head down to this beach and surprise your love with a marriage proposal and raise a toast to new beginnings while watching the spectacular sunset.
Propose to her under the historic Granville Island bridge or on board the False Creek Ferry; on the pier or while exploring the market, the options are endless.
You can also celebrate your big day with a romantic dinner at one of the restaurants after the proposal.