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Wedding Venue Amenities

Located on 13 acres, with gardens, greenhouses, fruit trees - and five acres of forested land, the unique features and benefits of Duck Creek Farm set it apart from other wedding venues as the perfect choice for couples seeking a unique and enchanting venue for their memorable day...


Venue Features and Amenities

Discover the charm and convenience that Duck Creek Farm offers:

Picturesque Backdrop: The natural beauty of the surroundings serves as a stunning backdrop for your ceremony and photographs. 

Stay, Play and Celebrate: We are one of the only Salt Spring venues that allow guests to have the ceremony, reception and accommodation in one place. Guests can stay in our "Lovers Tipi," and/or choose to camp on the land for an additional fee. 

Affordable Packages: Our rental fee of $6,250 plus GST includes various amenities including on site staff member for day of wedding. Discounts are available for groups of 50 or fewer, locals and people involved in agriculture.

Versatility: Duck Creek Farm can accommodate various wedding styles, from rustic and casual to elegant and sophisticated. We offer versatile spaces that can be tailored to match your vision.

Natural Beauty: The farm setting has an inherent charm, reducing the need for excessive decorations. This can save you time, effort, and money while still creating a captivating environment.

Intimate Setting: Ideal for smaller weddings, Duck Creek Farm accommodates intimate gatherings with ease. The spacious grounds also give larger groups various pockets in which to connect. 

Connection with the Outdoors: The farm provides an opportunity to celebrate love amidst the beauty of nature, creating a unique and memorable experience. You can take this one step further by purchasing produce from the farm to make your meal extra special! 

Local Knowledge: Allow us to help you find the perfect team to bring your wedding day to life - from caterers to florists to photographers - we've got you covered. Choose from our list of recommended collaborators and watch the stress melt away! 

Experience the Farm Charm: We are a real, functioning, organic market garden. The plots are full of growing food and provide an interesting and unique opportunity for guests to connect with homegrown magic. 

Years of Hosting Experience: Sue has been hosting weddings on the farm for over 10 years and has supported a range of weddings here. She can help guide and suggest ways to use the land to your advantage. We love aiding guests to create ease and flow on their special day. 

Get Inspired

"Nature is a perfect example of harmony and balance. Choosing a natural setting for your wedding signifies a desire for balance and harmony in your relationship, creating a foundation for a strong and enduring marriage."


Frequently Asked Questions
Duck Creek Farm Wedding Venue

Q: What is the rental cost for Duck Creek Farm as a wedding venue, and what does it include?

A: The cost of renting the wedding venue starts at $6,250 plus GST (subject to change) and includes:

- one farm staff,

- two 20x20' white wedding tents (set up where you want them),

- 20' octagonal wedding tent (with optional walls),

- 20' octagonal platform,

- access to our walk-in cooler,

- kitchen facilities,

- use of main floor of farmhouse,

- 2 picnic tables that seat 10 people each,

- use of bathroom for wedding party and elderly,

- use of outhouse and port-a-potty for guests,

- a live edge table,

- bar area,

- various chalkboards and signage,

- benches,

- hay bales (when available),

- dishes and cutlery for 60+ people,

- cloth napkins,

- various outdoor seating options,

- optional: 10x10 tent and folding tables.

The cost also includes access to the farm for set up the day before and until 2:00 pm the following day for clean up. 


Q: Where will the ceremony take place?

A: Guests have the choice of getting married by our picturesque pond, on our "yoga platform" (a 20' octagonal cedar deck overlooking the pond), or on the lawn by the farmhouse. All ceremony locations have access to electrical outlets.


Q: Can Duck Creek Farm accommodate various sizes and styles? 

A: Yes, the spacious grounds allow us to host weddings of various sizes and styles. There is a 10% discount for parties of less than 50 people, and we can accommodate up to 175 guests. The natural ambience requires minimal decoration, making it suitable for both intimate gatherings and larger celebrations. Depending on the number of people, an additional port-a-potty may be required. 


Q: Are there recommended caterers for the wedding, or can couples bring their own?

A: While Duck Creek doesn't handle food service, we can recommend excellent caterers who love to use the farm's produce. Guests are also welcome to bring their own caterers, and the farm can assist in finding set up and take down crews if needed. We have also accommodated food trucks in the past. 


Q: Is there on-site accommodation for the wedding guests?

A: Accommodation isn't included in the rental, but guests may camp in the meadow for a reduced rate of $20/person/night. Additionally, a furnished tipi is available for rent, accommodating two people at $95/night. See our "Accommodations" page for more info.


Q: How does the payment schedule work for renting Duck Creek Farm?

A: The payment schedule involves a $1,000 non-refundable deposit upon booking, with half of the remaining payment due three months before the celebration. The remainder, along with a $1,000 damage deposit, is due three weeks before the wedding. 


Q: Can couples arrange to visit Duck Creek Farm before booking?

A: Absolutely! Couples can contact Sue Earle, the owner, to arrange a tour and discuss available dates. 


Q: Can you recommend other local vendors for flowers and photography?

A: Yes! We have a list of skilled creators who we have worked with before and would be happy to supply you with references. 


Q: What time do we have use of the space until?

A: There is no amplified music allowed after 11 pm, and the party should be winding down by midnight. 


Q: What is the bad weather plan?

A: The farmhouse is not big enough to accommodate large groups, so we only host weddings between May-September. With the use of our various tents, we can handle some weather disruptions. 


Q: Is there a bar?

A: We have a nice covered area that can be used for a bar if desired. Guests are required to apply for a Special Event Permit if serving alcohol ($25). More info here


Q: Do we have to get insurance?

A: Yes. We require guests to apply for Special Event Insurance. 

Booking Your Dream Wedding

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