Last Updated on September 8, 2023 by Sandra Adamson
Happily Hitched Halifax Wedding Venue
Welcome to the enchanting Happily Hitched Halifax wedding venue. Dreaming of an intimate and unforgettable wedding experience? This wedding venue is a hidden urban and elegant gem, nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia. From the moment you step through their door, you will be swept away by the charm and elegance that this venue exudes.
The historic downtown with its historic streets and quaint buildings whisper stories of the past, adding a dash of nostalgia to your special day. Even the ocean is within your reach. Imagine capturing your love story with the serene, ocean waters as your canvas, just a stone’s throw away from this venue. It’s a maritime romance waiting to unfold. A ‘nature’ couple? The lush, verdant forests and towering trees of Point Pleasant Park await you. Or perhaps you fancy a fairy tale setting amongst the blooming flowers, ornate fountains, and gazebos of the Halifax Public Gardens?
Information on VENUE Weddings
Rates or capacity numbers listed are current at the time this blog post was first published. They and are subject to change at any time.
Happily Hitched Halifax has three packages for couples to choose from, depending on the needs of the couple.
Elopement ($1500 – up to 45mins including ceremony)
The couple and up to 2 witnesses. Includes JOP, photography (min of 10 edited digital photos), cupcakes, bubbly toast
2. Minimony ($2,500 – up to 60 mins including ceremony)
The couple and up to 10 guests. Includes JOP, photography (min of 20 edited digital photos), cupcakes, bubbly toast
3. Microwedding ($3,500 – up to 90 mins including ceremony)
The couple and up to 20 guests. Includes JOP, photography (min of 30 edited digital photos), 6″ cutting cake for the couple, cupcakes for guests, bubbly toast
Additional photography time pending availability – 30mins @$200 | 60 mins @$350
Livestreaming the ceremony – $300
Includes: professional video & audio equipment – 1 camera angle, microphones, streamed to a private Youtube link, keepsake copy of the recording.
Happily Hitched Halifax has a guest capacity of 20.
What’s Included With Your Rental
Imagine walking into a space that’s a perfect blend of urban chic and elegant charm, ready to turn your wedding dreams into reality. Welcome to Happily Hitched Halifax, a one-stop chapel. A chapel prepared to see couples stroll in and stroll out, blissfully wedded.
A space adorned with exposed urban brick walls, casting a warm, inviting glow. A glow that complements the glow of the sparkling chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Brick pillars draped in white chiffon and punctuated by vivid greenery that adds a touch of nature’s serenity.
A Perfect Blend of Comfort and Style
Your guests will take a seat on plush, white cushioned chairs as you exchange your vows. Kick back on a green velvet lounge for those picture-perfect moments. Black cruiser tables make for the perfect post-vows mingle spot. Need more space? There is a 6-foot folding table with impeccable white linen. And let’s not forget the portable bar, gleaming with gold trays, ready to showcase your celebratory cake and bubbly.
Relive Every Moment with Our AV Setup
Happily Hitched Halifax has a comprehensive AV setup. Supplied for your wedding ceremony is a speaker, sound mixer, and Spotify. Don’t forget a setup for live streaming your special day too. Professional cameras, microphones, and video switchers ensure that no precious moment will go unrecorded.
From a water dispenser and water glasses for your guests to coupe glasses for the bubbly toast, we’ve thought of everything. They even provide cocktail napkins, a cake knife and stand, plus plates and forks for your ceremonial cake cutting.
Bring the Fun with Photo Props
Strike a pose with the Instax Square camera provided, don a pair of our heart-shaped glasses, or slip into one of three leather jackets – size L, emblazoned with “Just Married”, “Just Married” + embroidery or “Til Death.”
What’s a wedding without flowers? Choose from our selection of faux floral bouquets and boutonnieres to add that final touch to your ensemble. And don’t forget the greenery adorning our brick wall, creating a stunning backdrop for your ceremony. Welcome to Happily Hitched Halifax, where we make your wedding dreams come true.
Permits and Restrictions
Wedding Permits and Other Vendors
Don’t forget your marriage certificate, it’s the only permit you need.
Non-alcoholic sparkling wine is served on site. Couples wishing to provide alcohol for the toast after the vows can purchase a $12.45 Class 1 Professional License from Service NS (Alcohol, Games, Fuel, Tobacco). License applications must be submitted ten (10) business days prior to the event. Couples must use this license to purchase alcohol. Please bring your own alcohol, alcohol license and glasses (wine/beer/cocktail glasses/cups). Couples can use the coupe glasses of the venue. Couples are responsible for removing leftover food, drinks, and equipment immediately after the event.
Wedding Decor Restrictions
Couples are welcome to bring in minor personalized decor. IE: A couple of arrangements as aisle markers or at the ceremony altar, some small items to place on the window sills lining the aisle, cake topper, special toasting flutes etc. No items affixed to walls or ceilings are permitted.
**Please inform us of any items wished to be brought in. They must be able to be quickly placed and removed at the end of the event. This venue has multiple ceremonies per day. There is no time to come in early and decorate, or stay behind after the allotted time to remove decor.
Additional food or snacks brought in must be arranged with the venue in advance.
This is limited to items that can be easily set out on a table and cleaned up, and do not require heating (A refrigerator to keep food and drink chilled is available as needed). The couple is responsible for plates, cutlery, and luncheon napkins as needed.
Parking For Weddings
Location and Parking:
Happily Hitched Halifax is located up a couple small sets of steps, and is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. The entrance is on Blowers St. The door to the space is shared with Noreast Barber and Sin on Skin Tattoos (right next to Willy’s Fresh Cut takeout at Pizza Corner).
Street Parking is available on nearby Grafton and Blowers Streets. An outdoor parking lot located at Argyle and Blowers St. Just a short walk away is the Hollis St. Metro Parking Garage!
Ashley Grove is a wedding planner, and the owner of Happily, Hitched Halifax. She is the owner of The Wedding Grove as well. Happy to help couples come up with ideas for celebrating their way! Happily Hitched Halifax is a member of the Canadian 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce and joyfully celebrates ALL love!
Planning an elopement or smaller scale wedding, and you want to find a venue that blends urban chic with relaxation and tranquillity? A very private and elegant setting for an intimate wedding ceremony with your loved ones and friends? An urban chic wedding venue that will be sure to impress your guests and make your wedding day unforgettable? Happily Hitched Halifax has it all!
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