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  • Writer's pictureTricia Bachewich

Elopement locations in Manitoba

Updated: Apr 8, 2023

Is the big white wedding not for you? Are you dreaming of an intimate setting with you, your partner and maybe your closest loved ones? Manitoba is full of hidden gems that make for perfect elopement destinations. If you are looking for a beach, forest, lake side or desert location you've come to the right place!

Hecla is the perfect destination for those looking for a beach side wedding. You don't have to escape to Mexico to get the beach elopement of your dreams! Hecla is 1 hour and 38 minutes from Winnipeg and the Hecla Lakeview Resort is a great place to stay the night!

Clear Lake will give your wedding mini Banff vibes! This is the perfect location for nature lovers! Clear lake is 2 hours and 42 minutes from Winnipeg and it has some great hotels to stay at!

Whiteshell Provincial Park is beautiful in every way! If you want to say "I do" surrounded by trees, a lake and great natural landscaping then this is without a doubt the place for you! The Whiteshell is just a short hour and 16 minute drive away from Winnipeg! If you want to start your honeymoon right after you are pronounced as husband and wife The Falcon Lake Eco Cabins are a great option!

Steep Rock is nestled along the north-east shore of Lake Manitoba, about 2 hours and 17 minute from the city. Steep Rock is a jaw dropping elopement location! This location is for those wanting a unique landscape with cliffs over looking the lake, rocks, and caves!

Did you know Manitoba has a desert located just an hour and 36 minutes from Winnipeg? Spirit Sands will make you feel like you're getting married in Arizona. Its a unique location and will make for gorgeous photos!

Next up Gimli! Gimli is a small town located on Lake Winnipeg less than an hour away from the city. Gimli is for all the small town lovers and it also has a Lakeview Resort!

Matlock Beach is the perfect place for a beach elopement at sunset! You can get married on the beach or on the pier. Matlock beach is also located on Lake Winnipeg and is less than an hour drive from the city! Its a great choice for those who don't want to travel too far out of the city!

Next up, Stony Mountain Quarry. This beautiful spot is located only 10 minutes outside of Winnipeg! The Quarry has incredible landscape that you wouldn't expect to find so close to Winnipeg.

Pinawa Dam is an unreal elopement location especially in fall! With the rushing waters, the old dam, the suspension bridge and the changing colour of the leaves... there is so many great photo opportunities! The Pinawa Dam is just over an hour outside of Winnipeg and will make for an unforgettable elopement!

Lester Beach is a wonderful quiet beach front with white sands and surrounded by forest. If you are looking for a spot with very little visitors this would be the one! Lester Beach is also just a quick one hour drive from Winnipeg.

Next up, Patricia Beach another great beach option! It is a lovely beach located only 50 minutes from Winnipeg.

Buffalo Point is 2 hours from Winnipeg located right at the Manitoba/Ontario border. Its another great beach location with a stunning boardwalk! Buffalo Point has great lake front cabins for rent so you don't have to rush back to the city!

Lake Louise or Little Limestone Lake? That's right this beautiful turquoise lake can be found right in Manitoba! If you are up for a longer journey to this stunning lake then Little Limestone Lake could be the perfect elopement spot for you! Little Limestone Lake is located 5 hours from Winnipeg... but who doesn't love a roadtrip?!



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