Wedding and Special Event Spaces at The Gardens at Pillar and Post

The Gardens at Pillar and Post.

Exciting things have come to Niagara-on-the-Lake as the stunning expansion of the green space outside of Pillar and Post is now available for guests and events. A new, grand garden space as well as new exterior  wedding ceremony spaces provide an abundance of beautiful scenery and photography locations – creating a romantic and picturesque wedding and special event space in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Special Event Spaces in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Gardens at Pillar & Post host a variety of entertaining outdoor events throughout the year including “Sip and savour” which is an exclusive tasting and culinary event hosted in various seasons. Enjoy a picnic-style lunch or evening cocktail from The Outpost as you stroll through the gardens. Or book an exclusive seasonal getaway package and enjoy quaint and cozy fires, movie nights under the stars, and skating on the pond.

Wedding Ceremony Sites in the Gardens

The Gardens also feature four wedding ceremony locations and event spaces, to accommodate wedding ceremonies, receptions, and special events both indoors and outdoors all year-round. These new event spaces include:

A special event being hosted at The Barn in The Gardens at Pillar and Post.

1. Event Barn

This rustic space features beautifully salvaged barn boards from barns around Ontario. It is a beautiful, bright, and airy wedding space with ample natural light, complete with hewn beams to add to the rustic charm. This grand space can play host to your special event or wedding year-round, featuring a main floor that can seat up to 74 with an open dance floor, as well as a lovely outdoor terrace. Complete with horse and carriage access, this romantic space is ideal for both intimate and grand wedding celebrations in Niagara-on-the-Lake; from spring through to winter!

A wedding ceremony at Le Petit Pavilion in The Gardens at Pillar and Post.

2. Le Petit Pavilion

Le Petit Pavilion is a quaint and romantic outdoor space that features a pavilion and picturesque views of the ornamental pond for your friends and family. Setup as theatre-style, this space can accommodate up to 162 guests.

A wedding ceremony at Pont du Monet in The Gardens at Pillar and Post.

3. Pont du Monet

The Pont du Monet is a beautiful outdoor space that features a stunning outdoor pond and bridge. This space can be arranged in a theatre-style, accommodating up to 168 guests for a wonderfully romantic outdoor celebration.

A wedding ceremony at La Roserie in The Gardens at Pillar and Post.

4. La Roserie (The Rose Garden)

This luxurious outdoor space is designed to completely surround guests with a series of climbing rose gardens and greenery. This space can accommodate up to 176 guests, making it the ideal destination for a romantic outdoor wedding ceremony or special event.

The Gardens Throughout the Year

No matter what time of year, these perfectly manicured gardens and natural spaces feature a selection of foliage, florals, greenery, and shrubbery to perfectly accentuate the season – beautiful blooms and foliage to compliment the winter, spring, summer, and fall.

Drone view of The Gardens at Pillar and Post during the winter.

The Gardens in the Winter

While summer boasts vibrant blooms and lush greenery, The Gardens at Pillar and Post transform into a magical winter wonderland during the colder months. The frosty air provides a picturesque backdrop for romantic strolls, a little skating, or even an unforgettable winter wedding. Our historic Barn, with its intimate setting for up to 74 guests and architectural details reminiscent of a cozy chalet, transforms beautifully into the perfect winter wedding venue.

A beautiful 120 x 60 skating rink also takes center stage, ideal for romantic evenings under the low lights or afternoon family fun. Warm up afterwards at The Outpost, our all-season cafe remains open throughout the winter, offering steaming mugs of hot chocolate and delicious seasonal treats to savour while taking in the winter scenery. They offer classic snacks, seasonal delights, and delicious drinks for all ages – hot chocolate for the kids, craft cocktails and local wines for the adults, and gourmet sandwiches to fuel winter adventures.

The Gardens at Pillar and Post during the spring.

The Gardens in the Spring

Nothing speaks to the vibrancy of springtime more than the sweet scent and soft aesthetic of the Gardens, with vibrant tulips, cheerful daffodils, and fragrant hyacinths painting the landscape in soft pastels. Inspired by Monet’s Giverny, the Gardens offer a unique backdrop for your wedding celebrations.

Picture yourselves amidst La Roserie’s vibrant array of colours or whispering sweet nothings under Le Petit Pavillon’s quaint silhouette. Stroll hand-in-hand across Pont du Monet and be transported to a springtime masterpiece. Celebrate your love story in a setting unlike any other, infused with international flair without requiring a faraway journey.

The arches in Gardens at Pillar and Post during the summer.

The Gardens in the Summer

With the warmth of the summer, the Gardens at Pillar and Post are in full swing. Lush greenery carpets the grounds, and a symphony of colours unfolds with blooming roses, fragrant perennials, and cascading flower baskets. The centerpiece of this summer spectacle is the picturesque pond, providing a tranquil backdrop for wedding ceremonies held on a replica of Monet’s signature Japanese Bridge.

For a touch of fragrant magic, wander through the meticulously maintained rose garden. Its intoxicating aroma and explosion of colours create a truly romantic ambience. The expansive promenade also beckons guests to mingle and soak in the beauty of the surroundings, providing the perfect platform for unforgettable summer events.

The Gardens at Pillar and Post during the fall.

The Gardens in the Fall

As summer’s warmth ends, The Gardens at Pillar and Post undergoes a stunning transformation. The lush foliage gives way to a breathtaking display of autumn colours. Capture unforgettable memories with wedding photos amidst the vibrant foliage and charming nooks, perfect for professional photographers or casual Instagrammers alike. The Gardens isn’t just a feast for the senses; it’s the ideal venue for an intimate fall wedding under a golden canopy, a festive Thanksgiving celebration, or any gathering that craves the unique beauty of nature.

Wedding and Event Photography Locations in The Gardens at Pillar and Post:

In addition to these stunning special event spaces, this grand expansion features some outstanding wedding and special event photography locations. Romantic rose gardens, green spaces, stunning trees, shrubs and even ponds and water features create a perfectly romantic backdrop for wedding and special event photos that you will cherish for years to come. These exciting new photography locations include: 

  • The Waterfall
  • The Bridge and Rock Waterfall
  • The Grove Walkway
  • The Perennial Walk
  • The Promenade (Rose Arches)
  • Le Petit Pavilion
  • The Entrance (Two, Grand Trees)
  • The Promenade Circle (with Horse and Carriage)
  • The Barn Terrace

Planning a Wedding in The Gardens at Pillar and Post

The Gardens feature the very best selection of roses, trees, shrubs, and florals that creates a truly magical and inviting space for loved ones and wedding guests alike – a space where you will feel as though you’ve escaped to pure garden bliss within Ontario’s wine country.

We are excited to share this beautiful space with visitors to Niagara-on-the-Lake as well as brides and grooms-to-be. To start planning a wedding celebration or special event with Vintage Hotels, get in touch with our team of wedding specialists today.

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