Wedding Venues in Toronto: 5 of The Most Romantic Locations

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Choosing your wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the early days of your wedding planning (right next to booking a wedding photographer). The venue’s atmosphere will set the styling direction and atmosphere of your special day, and it’s the perfect way to begin infusing your personalities into the planning process. When it comes to wedding venues in Toronto, the city is brimming with culture, history, and stunning architecture. If you’re a couple on the hunt for a romantic wedding venue within the GTA, you’re luckily spoiled when it comes to choice.

Whether you envision an architectural stunner to reflect your love of design as a couple (think Art Gallery of Ontario in downtown Toronto), or the venue has French Garden vibes, such as Graydon Hall Manor, because you’ve travelled to France together. Toronto has a diverse array of venues to suit every couple’s style and preferences.

Below are five of the most magical wedding venues in Toronto, ranging from intimate settings to grand spaces suitable for larger celebrations. Despite their differences in size, each venue offers an unforgettable atmosphere for creating an unforgettable wedding experience.

Fairmont Royal York

Nestled in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Fairmont Royal York exudes timeless elegance and grandeur, making it an enchanting selection for a wedding venue.

With its stunning ballrooms adorned with crystal chandeliers and intricate details, the Fairmont Royal York offers a regal ambiance that sets the stage for unforgettable celebrations.

Couples can exchange vows in the opulent Sovereign Ballroom or enjoy a romantic cocktail hour in the majestic foyer, surrounded by historic charm and sophistication.

Fairmont Royal York
100 Front St West
Toronto, Ontario

Instagram: @fairmontroyalyork

Capacity: Up to 750 guests for a seated dinner or 1200 for a reception style wedding, in their largest space

Casa Loma

Casa Loma is one of the most stunning wedding venues in Toronto, IMO. With its grandeur and old-world charm, transports couples to a fairytale setting ideal for a romantic wedding.

The historic castle boasts soaring ceilings, intricate architectural details, and opulent décor, creating an ambiance of timeless elegance. Its picturesque gardens, complete with fountains and lush greenery, offer enchanting spots for outdoor ceremonies and magazine worthy photo opportunities.

Couples can exchange vows in the majestic conservatory or amidst the romantic backdrop of the terrace, ensuring an unforgettable celebration steeped in romance and sophistication.

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace
Toronto, Ontario

Instagram: @casalomatoronto

Capacity: Up to 220 guests for a seated dinner or 300 for a reception style wedding, in their largest space

The Great Hall

The Great Hall, situated in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant Queen West neighbourhood, boasts a timeless ambiance that seamlessly blends historic charm with modern elegance.

Its grand architecture, including lofty ceilings, ornate chandeliers, and intricate detailing, creates a romantic and enchanting atmosphere ideal for weddings.

With its versatile event spaces, including the Main Hall and Conversation Room, The Great Hall offers couples the flexibility to personalize their celebration while revelling in the venue’s inherent romance and allure.

The Great Hall
1087 Queen St west
Toronto, Ontario

Instagram: @thegreathallto

Capacity: Up to 200 guests for a seated dinner or 480 for a reception style wedding

The Doctor’s House

The Doctor’s House, located in the charming village of Kleinburg, exudes an ambiance of timeless romance and rustic elegance.

Known for being set amidst lush gardens and historic buildings, the venue offers a picturesque backdrop for weddings (arguably one of the most picturesque in the GTA). Its enchanting indoor spaces feature exposed wooden beams, stone fireplaces, and vintage decor, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

I’m shooting a wedding at the Doctor’s House this season, and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t eagerly anticipating capturing the couple’s unique style and the magic that unfolds in this idyllic setting.

most stunning wedding venues in toronto - the doctors house - charming and romantic chapel

The Doctor’s House
21 Nashville Rd
Kleinberg, Ontario

Instagram: @thedoctorshouse

Capacity: Up to 160 guests for a seated dinner in their largest space

Thompson Landry Gallery

Thompson Landry Gallery exudes an intimate and romantic ambiance, perfect for couples seeking a unique and art-inspired wedding venue.

The gallery’s exposed brick walls, soaring ceilings, and industrial-chic decor provide a stunning backdrop for celebrations, while its collection of contemporary Canadian artwork adds a touch of sophistication, if I do say so myself.

With its charming courtyard and stunning art installations, Thompson Landry Gallery offers couples the opportunity to host a truly memorable and romantic wedding surrounded by creativity and beauty.

Thompson Landry Gallery
32 Distillery Lane
Toronto, Ontario

Instagram: @tlevents

Capacity: Up to 40 guests for a seated dinner or 70 for a reception style wedding

From historic landmarks to modern treasures, each venue offers its own unique character and romance. I hope this guide has been helpful, and you’re feeling inspired as you plan your dream wedding in the heart of Toronto. If you’re interested in exploring more wedding tips and inspiration, be sure to check out our other blog posts. Happy planning!

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