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Pinnacle Wedding FAQs

Frequently Asked Wedding Questions

Planning a wedding can be a big job, and you probably have a lot of questions. We created this page to try to answer some of them. We’re always here to help, so don’t hesitate to give us a call if you need more answers or request a wedding proposal.

Q: What is included in the rental fee?

A: Complimentary Harbourfront View Guestroom, bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries on your wedding night.

All weddings include complimentary white linens, candles, microphone, floorplan, easel and parking for bride and groom.

Q: Is parking included in rental fee?

A: Your Pinnacle Wedding Planner would be happy to provide a group parking rate.

Q: When must decor be removed from the room?

A: All decor must be removed the evening of your event. Discuss with your Pinnacle Wedding Planner if you have a specific request.

Q: Are candles allowed?

A: All candles used must be in enclosed containers.

Q: Can couples bring in outside catering?

A: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfrontmust provide all food, beverage and serving staff.

Q: Is there a cake cutting fee?

A: Yes, the cake cutting fee is $4.50 per person.

Q: Are bar facilities available and does the hotel charge labour?

A: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront provides a bar and bartender. Guests must consume $500 in alcohol; otherwise, a labour charge of $150.00 per bar will apply.

Q: Can couples bring in homemade wine?

A: Our liquor licence will not allow homemade wine or liquors to be brought into the hotel.

Q: Does the hotel have a SOCAN fee?

A: The SOCAN fee is mandatory when live or recorded music is played in a public venue:

  • Under 100 people – without dancing - $29.81
  • Under 100 people – with dancing - $59.64
  • 100-300 people – without dancing - $49.86
  • 100-300 people – with dancing - $85.80
  • 301-500 people – without dancing $89.45
  • 301-500 people – with dancing $178.90
  • Q: Does the Hotel have a Re:Sound Fee?

    A: Re Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for performing rights (applicable for both live and/or recordings played live).

  • Under 100 people - without dancing - $9.25
  • Under 100 people - with dancing - $18.51
  • 100-200 people - without dancing - $13.30
  • 100-200 people - with dancing - $26.63
  • 201-300 people - without dancing - $27.76
  • 201-300 people - with dancing - $55.52
  • 301-500 people - without dancing - $39.33
  • 301-500 people - with dancing - $78.66
  • Q: Does the hotel have a ceremony venue?

    A: Yes, the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has many choices for your wedding ceremony that can accommodate up to 300 guests.

    Q: When does the bar close?

    A: The bar closes at 12:30 am - however you are welcome to stay until 1:00am.

    Q: What Kind of Taxes and Service Charges Apply?

    A: Food and beverage are subject to a 20% service charge (gratuity) and 5% GST. Audio Visual is subject to a 20% service charge and 7% PST and 5% GST. GST will be applied over and above all quoted rates.

    Q: How Do I Request a Proposal for my Wedding?

    A: Please use our Wedding RFP form. You are also welcome to contact our sales team by email or phone at 604-689-9211.