The Coolest Place to Get Married in Canada? These Ice Caves

See what we did there?
by Andrea Fowler
Glacier ice cave elopment
Darby Magill

Tristan Tanovan-Fox and Daniel Fox wanted a wedding ceremony that was both intimate and surrounded by nature. Naturally the pair ended up in an ice cave—and it was stunning.

Couple on Glacier
Darby Magill

“'It was simply amazing. On a clear day, the backdrop will leave you speechless. We came over a peak and right there in front of us was a massive ice field. It’s an understatement to say the ice caves are hard to find,” Daniel told The Daily Mail. “Everything was more than we expected. Our main concern had been the weather, the ceremony could have easily turned into a disaster.”

Bride in Helicopter
Darby Magill

Tristan and Daniel boarded a helicopter with two witnesses, their 10-year-old dog and a guide from Headline Mountain Holidays. The ceremony was at 11 a.m. and by noon they were back on the helicopter and headed to lunch at the Four Seasons with family and friends.

Cave Wedding Vows
Darby Magill

“Our part was really easy. We simply had to show up and be ready for an amazing experience, which we had.” The mountain guide had scouted the area ahead of time, so there was no time wasted and no stress on the newlyweds’ shoulders. 

Cave Elopement in Canada
Darby Magill

And for the magical night of? Daniel says the couple ordered pizza, drank champagne and watched movies. “We were in heaven.” 

Photos by Darby Magill

Up Next
The 17 Most Unique Wedding Venues We've Ever Seen
Pick one of these out-of-the-box ceremony or reception venues for a wedding that's totally unique​.
by The Knot8 min read