The Fairmont Empress Victoria

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  • What is the starting site fee for the wedding ceremony? $250-$500
  • What is the starting site fee for the wedding reception? $750-$1000
  • What is the min wedding price per head? $0-$50
  • What is the max wedding price per head? $100-$120


  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 400-500
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 400-500


  • What is the style of the venue? Contemporary, Luxury
  • What kind of landscape does the venue have? Inner City
  • What kind of wedding types does the venue offer? Ceremony-only, Cocktail, Dining
  • What are the venue's features? Indoors
  • What are the catering options of the venue? In-house catering, 3rd party catering
  • What kind of services and facilities are offered? 3rd party provider, Accommodations, Alcohol, AV system, Bar services, Dance Floor, Parking, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Wheelchair Access, WİFİ, Audio Equipment, Cake Cutting, Centrepieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Clean up, Cooling System, Flatware, Glassware, Heating System, Lighting, Linens, Sound, Tables, Valet, Elevator, Decoration, Music, Venue, Food


  • What kind of catering services does the venue offer? Buffet, Chocolate Fountain, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What kind of bar services does the venue provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

Additional Information

  • What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide? Foods & Beverage
  • Is there a fixed-menu option? Yes
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? Yes
  • Which services can be used from 3rd party providers? Foods & Beverage, Decoration, Photo & Video, Music, Wedding Cake
  • Are children allowed in the venue? Yes
  • Is bringing a wedding cake allowed? Yes

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The place is a luxurious hotel, which holds marriage parties large or small in Victoria, British Columbia. This hotel delivers a customized, attentive operation ina picturesque atmosphere full of beauty and refinement. The property is honoured with a Conde Nast Readers' Choice Award, a Gold List Hotel Award and the Best Canadian Hotel Award Travel plus Leisure Award.
Facilities and Capacity
Fairmont Empress has many enticing features that will make yourself and your beloved guests appealing. Because of its diverse functional areas, both inside and outside. Some of the most well-known rooms are;
• The Ballroom Crystal accommodates up to 320 seated guests in the venues with the maximum possible capacity, and also it can host 500 guests cocktail style.
• The Palm Court can host 80 seated and 200 cocktail guests.
• The Rattenbury can host up to 180 seated and 280 cocktail guests.
• The Library has a capacity of 30 people delivers the best available facility for more casual events.
• The Shaughnessy accommodates up to 200 seated and 300 cocktail guests.
● Event planning
● Bridal shower
● Ceremony
● Engaging party
● Reception
● Catering/bar
● Cake
● Accommodations
● Outside vendors
● Sound system
● Lighting
● Valet
● Wheelchair access
● Parking
The Fairmont Empress is designed to give city, classic, coastal, garden, glamorous, vintage and waterfront. It is decorated with aisle markers, aisle runners, audio equipment, centrepieces, chair covers, dance floor, décor, drapery, furniture, lighting, chairs, tables, tents, barware, china, chocolate fountain, flatware, glassware, and linens. It's pleased to work with your preferred vendors for event decorations as per your choice.
In-House Catering
The venue's In-House Catering Service includes buffet, cocktail reception, dessert, family-style, hors d'oeuvres, outside, cake, plated, server(s), stations, and tastings. It's pleased to work with your preferred vendors for catering services according to your taste.
Luxury and an award-winning hotel in Victoria is the Fairmont Empress. In addition to hosting weddings, the organization is the leading convention and exhibition destination on Vancouver Island. Afternoon tea, full-service spas or fine dining experiences are open to you and your family. You will even find a great kit.


The Fairmont Empress Victoria

  • Address: 721 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5

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The Fairmont Empress Victoria Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does a wedding cost in The Fairmont Empress Victoria?

    The Fairmont Empress Victoria minimum wedding prices range from $$0-$50 per person and maximum wedding prices range from $$100-$120 per person.

  • What is the guest capacity of The Fairmont Empress Victoria?

    The Fairmont Empress Victoria has a maximum capacity of 400-500 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 400-500 people for a cocktail wedding.

  • What kind of services and facilities are offered in The Fairmont Empress Victoria?

    The Fairmont Empress Victoria provides events such as audio equipment, chairs, tables, music, 3rd party provider, wheelchair access, decoration, chair covers, alcohol, accommodations, glassware, bar services, clean up, parking, linens, sound, venue, cake cutting, flatware, valet, wedding planner / coordinator, dance floor, centrepieces, cooling system, heating system, wi̇fi̇, av system, lighting, food and elevator.

  • What kind of events does the The Fairmont Empress Victoria carry out?

    Apart from weddings, The Fairmont Empress Victoria provides services such as reception, ceremony, elopements, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner and engagement party.

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