Scarlet Events are the leading luxury wedding planners and party planners in Europe. Our team of highly skilled cultural wedding planners have contacts across the globe, giving us the ability to plan Chinese weddings anywhere in the world. Whether you’re looking for a destination wedding in Paris, London, or Lake Como, our expert destination wedding planners have become a synonymous name when it comes to high-profile, extravagant events and weddings. Being based in London, only one hour from Paris gives our highly skilled planners a great advantage in planning destination weddings in the romantic city.
No request is too small, from finding the perfect château for your wedding, to arranging the hotel and accommodation for your guests. If you wish to have the of French cuisine, we have worked with Alain Ducaisse, or if you would like a traditional Chinese welcome dinner, why not have your favourite Chinese chef flown over?
Before you marry the love of your life, Scarlet will arrange the pre-wedding shoot in the heart of Paris with a sophisticated Tom Ford tux and beautiful Elie Saab white wedding gown. Imagine having your pre-wedding photos taken in front of the Eiffel Tower or Arc De Triomphe. Our brilliant Chinese wedding planners can also arrange for you and your partner to have the wedding photos that will be displayed at your ceremony, taken at the incredible gardens at the Palace of Versailles if this is what you’d like.
The Best Wedding Venues in Paris for a Chinese Wedding
1. Chinese Weddings at Château Vaux-le-Vicomte
Hidden away in Maincy, you’ll find France’s best kept secret - Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, 55km southeast of Paris, this breath-taking château is a testament to the natural beauty of 15th century France. With beautiful gardens featuring water fountains, colourful flower beds and vistas, it offers a truly serene backdrop for your Chinese wedding and all your wedding pictures.
What makes a Chinese wedding at Château Vaux-le-Vicomte so unique is that you have use of the entire château exclusively including the stunning gardens and old characteristic rooms. These rooms have been restored to embody its former 15th century glory. With muralled ceilings, crystal chandeliers, gold leaf decorations and deep mahogany furnishings, the breath-taking gold gilding will echo the wealth and fortune of each family joining together.
The Grand Salon can seat upto 220 guests and are open to a range of caterers whose exceptional chefs will create a wedding menu of your choice.
On your wedding day, Château Vaux-le-Vicomte boasts idyllic rural gardens that will make a picturesque backdrop for the main wedding photoshoot. The gardens can be illuminated and the venue makes a perfect structure for a projection mapping show with an illustrious firework display in the background. We will organise highly professional bi-lingual staff at Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, so you do not need to worry about any language barriers anyone in your wedding party might have - out talented staff will make everyone feel warm and welcomed, leaving you to enjoy your wedding day.
2. Chinese Weddings at Château de Chantilly
40km north of Paris, sits Château de Chantilly a spectacular castle surrounded by ethereal woodlands, wonderfully pruned gardens and towering medieval buildings. This stunning 16th century château that was built for Anne de Montmorency, and the interiors reflect the Belle-Époque when the Renaissance arrived in France. The vitrines of art, gold leaf decor and intricate furnishings all echoe the history that once lived within the walls, and flawlessly epitomise French architecture which is so important for many couples and their Chinese wedding.
If you and your wedding party are looking to experience the idyllic beauty that rural France has to offer, the 115 hectares of garden surrounding the wonderful château will be perfect. The breathtaking Anglo-Chinese garden houses that inspired Marie Antoinette's Hamlet at the Château de Versailles looks like a beautiful traditional Oriental landscape that’s been handpicked and placed in rural Paris - the perfect backdrop!
The château offers many spaces for a wonderful Chinese wedding. Perhaps a delicious wedding dinner at Sylvie’s House - a charming 17th century house in the heart of the grounds, with a Chinese and French inspired garden. For a more intimate wedding, it is absolutely perfect.
For a larger wedding reception, the English Garden or 18th century Great Stables are the perfect backdrop for lavish receptions echoing wealth and class. Whichever part of the château you decide to have your wedding ceremony and reception at, our esteemed wedding planners will work in harmony with the bilingual staff at Château de Chantilly, to ensure that the venue is beautifully decorated to incorporate all the traditional wedding colours and flowers.
3. Chinese Weddings at Hôtel Plaza Athénée
In the heart of Paris, you will find Hôtel Plaza Athénée - an extraordinary hotel which sits on the prestigious Avenue Montaigne - flourishing red flowers line the windowsills, and a doorman greet every guest upon arrival. First opening its doors in 1913, this breathtaking wedding venue was a former hub for artists and composers who were looking for inspiration and is now synonymous with decadence and haute-couture.
What makes the Hôtel Plaza Athénée a perfect place to host your Chinese wedding is its colour scheme. Every one of its elegant and sophisticated function suites feature splashes of red - whether it is a red carpet, rug, curtains or cushions, the symbol of fertility, love, honor and loyalty, all important elements of a Chinese wedding. The beautiful gold leaf decoration, cascading chandeliers and floor to ceiling windows offer incredible Parisian views, and will add a unique twist and Authentic French setting.
Le Salon Haute Couture combines beauty and style. Sweeping chandeliers, vibrant red carpets and grand furniture, this wonderful room is the perfect place for an extravagant Chinese wedding reception. Fitting between 50 - 180 guests, it’s the perfect room for a larger party. If you want a wedding venue with hints of colour, Le Salon Organza echoes eloquence and beauty, and offers views of the red canopies in the garden. Perfect for smaller parties, as it fits between 32 - 100 guests, this opulent room is ideal for a delicious Michelin starred dinner.
4. Chinese Weddings at Shangri-La Hotel
Located in the heart of Paris, Shangri-La Hotel boasts an elegant façade that echoes the former legacy as the home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte.
Rooms command views of the Eiffel Tower and the River Seine. Rooms whisper of old-world elegance, and each function suit lovingly adorned with the fine work of craftsmen, mirroring the city of Paris.
Having your Chinese wedding at Shangri-La Hotel will make it a truly memorable occasion. Our team will go above and beyond, giving you the opportunity to create your dream wedding. At Shangri-La Hotel, your wedding reception can fit up to 280 persons. Let our professional wedding planners and the Shangri-La Hotel’s bilingual staff assist you in designing a most memorable wedding in Paris.
5. Chinese Weddings at Château Bouffémont
42 km from the centre of Paris, a 19th century haven of beauty and peace hides away. Château Bouffémont features five grandiose reception halls, 9 luxurious suites and stunning five hectares of gardens. This luxurious venue fits up to 150 guests seated and would make a truly wonderful backdrop for your Chinese wedding.
Famously known as the venue of choice for Karen Tran’s floral masterclass, the chateau is a dreamy location with a sweeping staircase for the most beautiful floral artwork. Château Bouffémont can accommodate up to 27 guests for the night – which you may consider for the bridal party.
Planning Your Wedding In Paris
What makes Scarlet the best experts to plan your luxury Chinese wedding in Paris or in France is that our highly skilled event planners know the best vendors between London and Paris, which means that when it comes to sourcing superlative entertainment food, wedding decor and so much more, you’ll find your expectations have been surpassed.
Our destination wedding planners are experienced in organising luxurious weddings across the world, especially in Paris, and we would be delighted to help you plan your dream wedding, taking care of every detail, to ensure you can take a step back and enjoy your special day with your loved ones, in the world’s most romantic city.
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