Wedding venue review

Whitetail Meadow Winnipeg Wedding Venue | Open House

Whitetail Meadow Winnipeg Wedding Venue

I had the pleasure of attending and photographing the very first Whitetail Meadow Wedding Gala, a few weeks back. I really love this venue, and it was very clear from the turn out and other vendors exhibiting, that I am not the only one feeling so.

Some of Winnipeg’s best Wedding Vendors, had their goods and services on display and the day ended with a lovely Fashion Show. Here are a few photos to show the venue, vendors as well as a little look see of what the Fashion Show was about.

List of Amazing Winnipeg Wedding Vendors

Venue: Whitetail Meadow

Planning, Design and Coordination: Divine Weddings

Photographer: BLF Studios

Videographer: Old Coal Media

Bakery: Buttercream by Alareen

Commissioner: Colleen Olafson

Caterer: Bergmann's on Lombard

Decor: C & T Event Rentals

Florist: Lily Stone Gardens 

Vintage Decor & Accessories: The Vintage Nest

Lighting: Eventlight.ca

DJ: Crystal Sound

Bridal Gowns & Accessories: Blue Willow Bridal

Men's Formal Wear: Aldo Formal Wear

Models: Swish Model Management (& Other)

Hair: VQ Salon (Emily Horch & Nicole Cantafio) 

      Emily   &    Nicole:

Make-Up: MAC Cosmetics 

Stationary: Tiny Mighty Moments 

Magazine/Literature: Weddingbells 

We also have a full list of the top 30 wedding venues we have worked with over the last few year HERE.

If you are planning your wedding, and don’t know where to start or who to contact - we have a Wedding Planning Guide HERE.

Whitetail Meadow Open House February 23 2019

Winnipeg Wedding Venue Whitetail Meadow Open House

I am happy to say I will be documenting and exhibiting at the Whitetail Meadow Open House on February 23rd from 3-7pm.

This is an amazing venue and there will be other wonderful wedding vendors there as well. Come and mingle with us all, enjoy some champagne, appetizers as well as a Fashion Show.

There will be an amazing door prize, as a combination of goods and services from all the vendors there.

Info below and you can click to see their website as well - Whitetail Meadow

Top 30 Winnipeg Wedding Ceremony and Reception Venues | Updated 2019

Top 30 Winnipeg Wedding Venues

I updated our list of amazing Wedding Venues in and wound Winnipeg. There is a list of 30, ranging from Big Hotels, Golf Clubs, Tent Venues, Rustic Barns and more.

If you are still searching for that perfect ceremony or reception spot - hop over HERE to view the list. Let us know if we forgot one.

The amazing Floating Ceremony Dock at  Rivers Edge Resort.

The amazing Floating Ceremony Dock at Rivers Edge Resort.


Whitetail Meadow | A Winnipeg Wedding Venue Review

Whitetail Meadow Wedding Venue

I had the great privilege of photographing a couple of weddings at the new, Whitetail Meadow Wedding Venue, just outside of Winnipeg.

As a full time, professional photographer for the last 10 years, it is always exciting when new venues open their doors, especially when it brings something new to the wedding venue scene.

The reflection from the pond creates a magical mirror image of the main "barn" where the reception takes place

The reflection from the pond creates a magical mirror image of the main "barn" where the reception takes place

From the Whitetail Meadow Website

“Several years ago, Dave had a vision for a salvaged 80-year-old hip-roof barn and a stunning riverside acreage.  With the help and support of his wife Lori, that vision is now a reality.  Whitetail Meadow. 

Dave and Lori worked tirelessly to restore the building and beautify the grounds to make it a one-of-a-kind wedding and events venue nestled in the Red River valley. “
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It is a rustic yet modern wedding and events building.  Original barnwood elements and rough-cut timbers juxtapose the clean, bright walls and ceilings and state-of-the art amenities for a perfect marriage of old and new.

Whitetail Meadow Venue Features:

- Seating for 300-320 guests (Depending on table configuration)
- Fully-Equipped catering kitchen
- Bar area with coolers & ice machine
- Projectors and P.A. Equipment

Centre dance floor where couples can be surrounded by family and friends during their first dance.

Centre dance floor where couples can be surrounded by family and friends during their first dance.

I was really impressed by a lot of things, starting with the friendly, kind and super helpful owner, Dave, that greeted me on arrival and had all the time in the world to show me around.

The overall impression of the venue was one of country luxury, with an intimate charm. Perfect for small gatherings or larger parties.

The outdoor ceremony location (there are a few options) was also amazing. On the one side you had the stunning restored Barn and on the other a tranquil pond with trees swaying in the breeze. One felt surrounded by nature, without having to walk deep into the woods.

I also loved that the bride has a little cabin, on the property, where she can do all her getting ready and even stay over for the night before or the night of the wedding. No stress of running from place to place the morning of the wedding.

As a photographer, there is also no shortage of backdrops and interesting elements to incorporate in the photos. We did not even have to leave the venue to create amazing Bride and Groom photos. I also did the formal family photos, close to the trees with the beautiful pond in the foreground.

Here are a few photos to show you how I experienced this amazing venue, and if you were still looking for a wedding venue in and around Winnipeg - I would highly recommend Whitetail Meadow!

Venue Details

https://www.whitetailmeadow.ca

info@whitetailmeadow.ca 
204-782-7080

Located at the junction of Hwy 200 & 311, 7 kms south of St. Adolphe.
Tours by appointment only.