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Picturesque Venues, Professional Event Planning and Gourmet Catering in Ucluelet, BC

The breathtaking natural beauty of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, British Columbia is relaxing and stimulating, encouraging creative thinking and renewed energy. Perched on the rocky headlands above the Pacific Ocean, Black Rock Resort features exceptional space for meetings, special events, receptions, corporate retreats, conferences and weddings of 15 to 140 people.

With its spectacular, awe-inspiring natural setting, Black Rock Resort allows you to get away from your day-to-day distractions and inspires team building, brainstorming and strategic planning sessions.

 

For a custom quote, to obtain more wedding or meeting information or to book any special event, please contact:

Jenna Thompson, Sales & Events Manager

phone: 250-726-4806
email: jthompson@blackrockresort.com

 For Elopement Inquiries, please contact:

Events Coordinator
phone: 250-726-4806
email: eventscoordinator@blackrockresort.com  

Wedding Information  Group Information

Weddings

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Vancouver Island Wedding Destination . . . Passion on the Edge!

blackrock-weddingsThe breathtaking natural beauty and chic luxury of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort creates an extraordinary destination for your dream wedding on Vancouver Island’s breathtaking West Coast. Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet, BC is a spectacular West Coast escape for wedding ceremonies, celebrations, and rehearsal dinners – from romantic weddings for 2 people to elegant affairs for 120 people. Nestled in the headlands above of the Pacific Ocean, our luxurious Ucluelet wedding destination offers beautiful venues that are transformed into romantic settings for your special day. Our culinary and catering team will create a feast that adds flavor and flair to your wedding celebration.

Black Rock features the Rainforest Ballroom, Wine Cellar and Fetch Patio. Host your wedding rehearsal dinner or a festive cocktail party in the Wine Cellar, boasting gorgeous ocean and rainforest views. Indulge the bridal party with rejuvenating spa treatments at Drift Spa, featuring island harvested organic seaweed products and naturally-derived treatments. 

Rainforest Ballroom

One of the largest ballrooms on Vancouver Island’s West Coast, the elegant 2,000 square foot Rainforest Ballroom can accommodate up to 120 people for your wedding ceremonies and receptions. With custom lighting features, dance floor, audio/visual equipment, and gourmet catering, this beautiful banquet room offers natural elegance and grace for your Vancouver Island dream wedding. Our spacious ballroom can be divided into the Hemlock and Sitka rooms, which can be transformed into a romantic setting for more intimate celebrations. Friends and family will enjoy a divine evening of incredible food, dancing and memories that will last a lifetime.

Wine Cellar

One of the most romantic venues of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is the dramatic Wine Cellar overlooking the surge channel with exploding waves and awesome views of the vast ocean. With its natural décor of stunning wood furniture, gray slate floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Wine Cellar with private patio blends harmoniously with the seascape to offer you a passionate connection with Vancouver Island. The Wine Cellar is a stunning and relaxing atmosphere for intimate wedding dinners, private ceremonies, cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinners and brunch events. This room can comfortably seat 45 people for meals, 80 people for seated ceremonies and up to 120 people for stand up ceremonies and cocktail receptions. The Wine Cellar and its patio are also a great space for friends and family to celebrate and toast before entering the ballroom. Toast the bride and groom with a glass of champagne and dine on gourmet canapés in this dramatic setting and let the wedding fun begin!

Fetch Patio: Outdoor Ceremonies 

Overlooking the ocean, rainforest, and rocky coastline, Fetch Patio is a spectacular outdoor setting for wedding ceremonies, for 50 to 120 people. The ceremony applies for the exclusive use of the patio for 1 hour maximum. This fee includes the set up of white folding chairs and a signing table with white linen. The patio is available daily from 4:00pm to 5:00pm only and is subject to availability and weather. Guests can move into the Wine Cellar following the ceremony for gourmet canapés and sparkling wine or host a variety of snacks and beverages for your weddings guests prior to dinner service.

Vancouver Island Ceremony Locations

Ucluelet offers many beautiful outdoor destinations for a natural feel for your special event. Our experienced staff can help you select and reserve a breathtaking destination overlooking the ocean as a dramatic backdrop for your ceremony. We also provide a Local Wedding Directory which outlines several wedding destinations and resources on the West Coast of Vancouver Island to help you plan and organize your wedding day as you have envisioned.

  • Big Beach: Adjacent to Black Rock Resort and accessed by the Wild Pacific Trail, Big Beach is a beautiful beach where the crashing waves and sunsets are heavenly. Black Rock Resort can cater food for a post ceremony celebration right on the beach. Our Events Team can help you get a permit from the District of Ucluelet. Black Rock Resort cannot cater alcohol on Big Beach.
  • Cedar Beach: This small beach is located on the Black Rock Resort property, facing Big Beach. Permission from Events Manager required.
  • Pacific Rim National Park: Located just 15 minutes from the resort, Pacific Rim National Park is a coastal treasure with magical ocean and rainforest scenery. Long Beach and Wickaninnish Beach are breathtaking locations for your ceremony. An event park permit is required. Call the Park Administration at (250) 726-3500.
  • Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, Ucluelet: Exchange your loving vows with the Amphitrite Lighthouse in the background as the waves crash into the rocky shores below. Permission from the District of Ucluelet required.
  • Wild Pacific Trail: This scenic trail winds along the coast and offers several beautiful locations overlooking the ocean and lighthouse. Permission from the District of Ucluelet required.

For more wedding information, please contact:

Jenna Thompson, Sales & Events Manager
Phone: 250.726.4806
Email: weddings@blackrockresort.com

For Elopement Information, see our Elopement Package

Corporate & Group Events

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Black Rock Resort’s spectacular Vancouver Island location and picturesque resort setting is perfectly suited to a wide range of social events in Ucluelet, BC. Black Rock Oceanfront Resort provides a unique group setting that fosters magical memories, team building and creativity. Perfect for retreats, incentives, brainstorming and strategic planning our spectacular natural setting will inspire, and will allow your group to connect and refocus.

Social Groups

Black Rock serves as a spectacular West Coast getaway to reconnect with family, friends and colleagues – perfect for reunions, celebrations, family gatherings and group retreats. Bring your book club, social club, wine club, athletic team, office and girlfriends to Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, BC. Whether you enjoy kayaking, hiking, surfing, or sharing food and wine, we’ll come up fun and interesting activities for your group at the resort or on Vancouver Island. Our suites provide a peaceful retreat for family gatherings, social groups, team building and creativity workshops.

Corporate Retreats

Relaxation and Celebration or Strategic Planning and Brainstorming, our location and well appointed facilities will make your next corporate event a success. For your next retreat include surfing, hiking, kayaking or whale watching and finish off your day with outstanding cuisine made by our fabulous culinary team. Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, BC will create an event that will be remember for years to come.

Creativity & Wellness Groups

Our storm watching and whale watching seasons are perfect times to host a creativity or health & wellness event at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort. The wild beauty of these seasons in Ucluelet, BC provides inspiration for writers, artists and wellness groups to create, rejuvenate, and recharge in a breathtaking coastal environment.

Ucluelet Group Activities

  • Visit Pacific Rim National Park – hike and explore beaches of the Pacific West Coast.
  • Hike the Wild Pacific Trail – Accessible from Black Rock Resort
  • Amazing Harbor & Broken Group Islands tours departing from downtown Ucluelet
  • Fishing – Group or private fishing charters in Ucluelet and Tofino
  • Visit Hot Springs Cove – Take a boat or float plane from Tofino to this natural spring
  • Biking – Explore Ucluelet the natural way – Bike rentals in town
  • Beachcombing – Explore local beaches for sea treasures at low tide
  • Surfing – Put on a wetsuit and ride the wild West Coast waves – Lessons & gear rentals throughout Ucluelet & Tofino
  • Shopping – Find unique West Coast art, souvenirs, and clothing in downtown Ucluelet or Tofino
  • Ucluelet Aquarium – Experience an amazing underwater world
  • Nature Cruising & Whale Watching – Spot gray whales, humpback whales, orcas, sea lions, eagles and bears – morning, afternoon and sunset tours
  • Golf – Tee off at Long beach Golf Course – Check for tee off times and seasonal events!

For more information, please contact:

Martina Morgan, Sales & Marketing Manager
Phone: 250.726.4815
Email: mmorgan@blackrockresort.com

Wedding Sevices

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Custom Planning, Catering, & Rentals for an Unforgettable Day

Celebrate your wedding at Vancouver Island’s most dramatic and luxurious resort – Black Oceanfront Rock Resort in Ucluelet, BC. Our chic, contemporary resort offers beautiful wedding venues overlooking the open sea and deluxe wedding services that inspire passion and joy as you embark on your journey of love. Black Rock’s extensive wedding services include, gourmet catering, custom wedding menus, wedding coordinators, banquet amenities, audio/visual equipment and a complete directory of local wedding resources. Treat your wedding party to gourmet cuisine at Fetch restaurant, oceanfront cocktails at Float Lounge, rejuvenating spa treatments at Drift Spa and relaxing experiences in our outdoor hot tubs and pool.

Wedding Catering Menus

Enhance your wedding reception with innovative West Coast cuisine created by our professional culinary team. Our diverse banquet menus offer a variety of choices for buffet dinners, themed cocktail receptions, and more for your receptions, dinners and cocktail parties. Email us for our current Banquet Menus at weddings@blackrockresort.com

Banquet Set-up

  • Complete Table Settings
  • White or Black Table Linens and Napkins
  • Extra Side Tables, if required for:
    • Welcome/Guest Book Table
    • Gift Table
    • Cake/Dessert Table
  • Head Table
  • 15′ x 15′ Dance Floor (ballroom only)
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Portable Bar
  • Serving Staff & Bartenders

Audio/Visual Equipment

  • Microphone & Podium
  • Screen Projector
  • iPod Dock
  • Sound System
  • Podium
  • DJ is Recommended

Optional Items

  • Easels
  • High Cocktail Tables

Wedding Suites & Group Accommodations

Black Rock Resort offers competitive group room rates to accommodate your wedding party and guests based on availability. A room block of suite types will be set aside for your guests two days before and after the event. A minimum guaranteed room block of 20 room nights is required in order to book Black Rock’s function space over a weekend. Mid-week weddings require a minimum of 10 room nights to receive the discounted room rates. Please note a 2 night minimum stay is required between the dates of May 1st to October 1st.

For more information, please contact:

Jenna Thompson, Sales & Events Manager
Phone: 250.726.4806
Email: weddings@blackrockresort.com

Venues & Capacity

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Black Rock Resort Unique Event Spaces

Rainforest Ballroom

One of the largest ballrooms on Vancouver Island’s West Coast, the elegant 2,000 square foot Rainforest Ballroom can accommodate up to 120 people for your special events, meetings, receptions, banquets and weddings. With state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, custom lighting features, portable bar, movable dance floor, and gourmet catering, this beautiful space offers modern technology and customized luxury that will impress your guests. Our spacious ballroom can also be divided into the Hemlock and Sitka meeting rooms and can be transformed into the perfect setting for life’s special moments – from romantic wedding celebrations to powerhouse presentations.

The Wine Cellar

vi-WeddingAwardsWinner-02With sweeping views of the Ucluelet coast and Pacific Ocean, our 935 square foot Wine Cellar looks inside the active surge channel with exploding waves. With its natural décor of stunning wood furniture, gray slate floors, and massive windows, the impressive Wine Cellar blends harmoniously with its coastal surroundings to connect you with the land and sea. Showcasing Pacific Coast wines, the Wine Cellar is an intimate, peaceful setting for private dinners, wine tastings and pairings, chef’s table events, cocktail receptions, casual meetings, wedding ceremonies, rehearsal dinners and Sunday brunch – for up to 45 people. After your event or wedding ceremony, the Wine Cellar is a unique setting to set up a bar, buffet or passed canapés. Savor the wines and views of the Pacific North West in this dramatic oceanfront setting.

Fetch Patio

Overlooking the ocean, rainforest and rocky coastline, Fetch Patio is a spectacular outdoor setting for special events, receptions, cocktail parties, celebrations, wedding ceremonies and casual networking functions for up to 120 people. Fetch Patio can be set up to accommodate wedding ceremonies with white chair covers, a signing table, catered gourmet canapés and sparkling wine to toast the bride and groom.

Black Rock Event Planning

Our professional team of event coordinators will customize your meeting or event from start to finish. We assist you with accommodations, meeting rooms, decorations, music, catering and healthy snacks and transportation to ensure a seamless, successful event. We can also arrange local activities and nature excursions so your group can experience the West Coast and its magnificent surroundings.

Wedding Capacity

If you can dream it, Black Rock can make it happen. Our spectacular oceanfront resort on Vancouver Island’s West Coast offers magnificent and unique wedding venues. Whether you are planning a gala wedding for 100 in the elegant Rainforest Ballroom, a festive cocktail party or an intimate dinner party for 10 in the dramatic setting of our Wine Cellar, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is the perfect location for life’s most joyous occasions.

Room Banquet Capacity Reception Capacity Square Footage
Rainforest Ballroom 120 120 2000
Sitka Room (1/2 of Rainforest Ballroom) 45 45 1000
Hemlock Room (1/2 of Rainforest Ballroom) 45 45 1000
Wine Cellar 45 80 935

Meeting & Event Amenities

  • High-Speed Internet
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
    • Microphone
    • Screen & Built in Projector
    • iPod Dock
  • Event Catering & Customized Menus
  • Complete Table Settings
  • Sales and Events Team
  • Group Activity Options
  • Dance Floor
  • Linens & Chair Covers
Room Square Footage Tables (max.) Theatre (max.) Boardroom (max.) U-Shape (max.) Hollow Sq.(max.) Classroom (max.) Reception (max.)
Rainforest Ballroom (Hemlock/Sitka) 2000 120 120 40 (per section) 44 56 120 150
Hemlock 1000 60 70 20 24 36 n/a 80
Sitka 1000 60 70 20 24 36 n/a 80
Wine Cellar 935 45 80 18 n/a n/a n/a 80
2 Bedroom Suite 1100 n/a n/a 6 n/a n/a n/a Up to 15

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

PO Box 310, 596 Marine Drive

Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Reservations: 877-762-5011
Contact: 250-726-4800
Fax: 250-726-2430

reservations@blackrockresort.com