Below we have listed what we truly believe are the best wedding venues in Toronto, Ontario. We hope to give you major inspiration on the ideal setting for your wedding in and around the GTA.
Given that our fabulous bridal hair and makeup team has experience most venues in Toronto (maybe even a few times each!), we are the ideal group to highlight what truly are the top Toronto wedding venues available in Downtown and surrounding areas
Top Wedding Venues: Toronto, Ontario & GTA
Your wedding location, in Toronto or otherwise, is one of the first big decisions you will make in your wedding planning. And needless to say, it sets the tone for your wedding and all the decisions that follow.
Whether your wedding will be big or small, outdoor or indoor, casual or formal, elegant or boho, it doesn’t matter. The 6ix doesn’t lack glam venue choices for you to select from! And here at The Blush Parlour, we have the inside scoop:
The Toronto Hunt Club
Founded in 1895, The Toronto Hunt Club packs on the charm, with rolling greenery and beautifully charactered interiors. Think of old-world charm and an outdoor feel, but with all the amenities you need to pull off one epic wedding! Bonus? The guys might be able to get a round of golf in before the big day.
Why we love The Toronto Hunt Club:
- Seats up to 180 guests
- Menu Tasting for the Bride and Groom
- Complimentary Parking
- Onsite Photography Locations
- All Location Rental and Set-Up Fees
- Supplier Referrals
- Private Bridal Suite/Washrooms
- Amenity Baskets
- Bridal Suite Lunch and Champagne Service
Graydon Hall Manor
We don’t know about you, but anything built for a wealthy man in the roaring ’20s has our vote for a fabulous venue and Graydon Hall Manor doesn’t disappoint.
Think romantic vistas, beautiful gardens, and bubbling fountains. Inside, the elegance and luxury you would expect from the era captured in the rooms ornate detailing, large fireplaces and period furniture.
Why we Love Graydon Hall Manor:
- Spectacular gardens – for cocktails, dining, or breathtaking photos
- Elegant dining rooms
- Private bridal dressing room
- Air-conditioned interior
- Terrace canopy to seat up to 250 guests
- Parking for 120 cars
- Facilities to host up to 250 guests for a seated reception
The Great Hall
History-loving brides and grooms, we’ve got you covered! The Great Hall located in Toronto’s West End has a classic Victorian feel but with 21st-century sensibilities. With four separate rooms, each with their own distinct charm and personality, customizing your perfect day and night has never been easier.
And with whitewashed interiors, large windows, a movie-esque stage and red brick facade, they’ve got your photo backdrops covered! It is definitely of the unique wedding venues in Downtown Toronto.
Why We Love The Great Hall:
• String lighting
• Uplighting packages
• Bridal suites
• Silk draping decor
• Valet parking
• Speciality drink creations
• Custom-tailored rental packages
• Sound and lighting systems
When you are choosing a venue owned by O&B you know you’re event will be fabulous! Whichever venue you choose in the O&B empire includes personalized consulting and access to their full-service planning studio and of course, their incredible service and cuisine.
For this post though we want to highlight Malaparte. It is one of the best venues for those of you who want one of the few true wedding venues in downtown Toronto with all the vibes of the 6ix! Located on the 6th floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, you’ll enjoy floor to ceiling windows, incredible city views and a rooftop reception space.
Why we love this Downtown Toronto Venue:
• Service staff
• Table numbers
• Printed menus
• Tables & chairs
• In-house dance floor
• outdoor games
• table flatware & glassware
• standard white linens (tablecloths and napkins)
• Can accommodate 150 seated, 300 for a reception
• outdoor lounge furniture
• fully dressed 1400 sq. ft. tent with draped ceiling and chandeliers
The Estates of Sunnybrook
With three separate buildings, each more fabulous than the first, The Estates of Sunnybrook truly has something for everyone. Want formal ballrooms and grandiose architecture? Then, Vaughan Estate is your venue. Having a smaller, more intimate wedding? Then you will want to choose The Coach House.
Looking for gardens and a romantic ambience? McLean House is your best bet. And with each building self-contained, including venue, washrooms, gardens and entrance, you won’t have to worry about run-ins with rival weddings. Just kidding about the rival part – maybe.
Why we Love this Venue:
- Self-contained venues
- Rental cost covers the cost of the room set-up; standard tables & chairs, white linens, tableware and candles, plus the cost of servers and bartenders
- A Maitre d’ dedicated to your event is also included (seriously, how cool is this?)
That wraps up what are our top choices for the best wedding wedding venues in Toronto, the GTA and surrounding areas in Ontario. But stay tuned: we will be highlighting even more Toronto wedding locations in this amazing area!
And remember – no matter which venue you choose, stay true to your vision. It’s your big day, no one else’s, so be a little selfish if you need to, and have the BEST time!
Ready to move onto the next step of wedding planning? We would love to beautify you and your wedding party on your big day!