From manors with historic charm to riverside scenery and chic hotels, these are the top 10 wedding venues in Toronto. Recommended by a photographer for their style, scenery, and simply beautiful set-ups.
This restaurant in the heart of Toronto has quickly become a favourite location of mine. I love it for the historic flair enhanced by its industrial touches. With exposed brick and expansive windows allowing for an abundance of natural light, this venue can accommodate a variety of decor styles with ease. In fact, I’ve seen this restaurant wedding venue beautifully accomplish two very different wedding styles, one with a modern tropical twist and another timeless take.
For those hoping for a more grand feel to their wedding day, Graydon Hall Manor is a classic setting. Offering several settings for both ceremonies and receptions, this Georgian era wedding venue transitions seamlessly from indoors to outdoors. I love the variety this venue offers for photo opportunities with it’s incredible scenery and stunning indoor staircase. You can see more of this breathtaking venue brought to life at this dreamy, colourful wedding I photographed and this beautiful winter bridal shower here too!
An inner city establishment with a vintage feel, the Cluny Bistro Private Room is a great option for intimate weddings. This antique atmospheric wedding venue offers elevated French fare and is a unique setting for both your ceremony and reception. Both upscale and a bit casual, I adore this venue as a setting for intimate weddings.
In fact, I photographed an editorial wedding with some of the most gorgeous luxe gold and Parisian details.
Believe it or not, Casa Loma is a real castle located in midtown Toronto. This museum style wedding venue is one of North America’s only castles and is surrounded by five acres of beautiful gardens. As a historical landmark, this elegant setting offers that one-of-a-kind romantic feel. From grand sculptures to ornate stained glass and unique architecture, Casa Loma has it all.
Toronto’s stylish vibrancy and old world charm come together beautifully in the Omni King Hotel. Optimally located in the city’s financial district, this luxury hotel venue has three lovely ballrooms with distinctly designed interiors to match any couple’s idea of a regal touch. My personal favourite has to be the Crystal Ballroom for its floor-to-ceiling windows and golden accents. Plus, as a hotel, accommodating your guests will be a breeze!
The Chase is a modern and contemporary Toronto restaurant wedding venue that offers beautiful natural light with it’s floor-to-ceilings windows and stunning views of the city. Located on the fifth floor of Toronto’s historic Dineen Building, this venue not only has a roof-top terrace to host an intimate ceremony, but also classy bar area with a lounge and serves delicious modern cuisine with French and Italian influences.
Showing off an industrial and laid-back vibe, the Burroughes Building is a 7-floor, expertly restored venue in Toronto’s Fashion District. Originally built to be a department story in 1907, this industrial-chic wedding venue offers wide open indoor and outdoor settings for your wedding. With its wood details, exposed brick and plenty of natural light, this place is basically a blank canvas for your most creative ideas.
Stylish, swanky, and acclaimed as one of Canada’s best restaurants, Canoe is the destination for a high-end experience. Sitting 54 floors above the city, this wedding venue and restaurant boasts unmatched city views. Here, you’ll find a tasteful tribute to Canada, taking all of the elements that make this land special and elevating them to curate a refined experience, from fine Canadian cuisine to chic antler chandeliers.
If you’re looking for a cosmopolitan feel, the Malaparte will be your go-to wedding venue in Toronto. Its immersion in the Toronto cityscape paired with the unique, yet sophisticated mix of textured decor makes this contemporary wedding venue a rare find. The cherry on top? An outdoor terrace with a band-ready amphitheatre ideal for an all-night dance party.
The Story’s Building is another historic wedding venue in Toronto and it sets itself apart as host to countless premier events. Standing at over 170 years old, this industrial-style wedding venue has multiple setting options for your wedding. The wooden finishes and exposed brick give this venue a unique eclectic feel while maintaining its historical heritage.
As a Toronto wedding photographer, you could say I’ve seen it all. If you’re still looking for a venue and want tailored advice from someone who knows the area, I would love to help. My couples often seek out my expertise for everything from the best Toronto wedding venues to the must-have vendors for their wedding event.
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