If you want your wedding to stand apart from the rest, you’ll need a unique venue, one that will have your guests wide-eyed from the second they walk through the doors. Around these parts we’re fortunate enough to have many unique wedding venues throughout the city, but with all that great variety comes hard decisions about choosing the best venue for your event.
While there are many venues that fit the traditional format, there are also some that are anything but ordinary. If your goal is to stand out from the rest and host the most unique wedding of the year, take a look at these five unique wedding venues you just have to see for yourself.
1. Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn
Rustic weddings are all the rage, but you can still choose this popular trend and make it a totally unique experience.
The Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn is a new dream venue that just opened this year, and seems as though it was ripped from the pages of a fairytale. It’s quickly becoming a must-have venue space! It’s a gorgeous space inside and out with the historic 120-year-old 4,300 square foot barn which holds up to 250 guests and the lush beauty of the greenery and towering oak trees around the property.
Located in the hills of Caledon, the Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn is a unique destination within easy reach of the city.
2. The Royal Conservatory
Sometimes part of what makes a wedding unique is doing what hasn't been done before. The Royal Conservatory located on Bloor Street West is a brand new wedding and event venue with supreme sophistication.
The breathtaking views of the Leslie and Anna Dan Galleries and bright airy space of the atrium all make a unique backdrop for any wedding reception. A space where music is felt in every facet, you have to see this unique wedding venue to truly appreciate it.
3. The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
This next unique wedding venue is located in the prestigious Toronto Reference Library at Yonge and Bloor and takes the idea of a “storybook wedding” to the next level. The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon provides three distinct rooms to suit wedding receptions of varying sizes. This is a perfect venue for a whimsical bookworm bride!
Prologue, Epic Hall, and Novella each offer a unique ambience of style and sophistication and features such as skylights, high ceilings, exposed brick, wood panel walls and an outdoor terrace.
This modern, well-equipped venue can play host to weddings anywhere from 90 to 400 guests.
4. Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
You don’t need to have Japanese heritage to host your big day at the beautiful and stylish Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre located near Eglinton Avenue and the Don Valley Parkway.
This unique wedding and event space features modern architecture and style that’s rooted in Japanese tradition. The range of spaces available can accommodate anything from small wedding receptions to large sit down dinners of over 300 people inside the Kobayashi Hall and beautiful adjoining outdoor patio space.
5. Ontario Science Centre
For a truly one-of-a-kind wedding venue, look no further than the Ontario Science Centre located along the Don River only 15 minutes from downtown Toronto.
The Ontario Science Centre is a place where wonder, mystery, and our natural world merge together in spectacular fashion, making for one of the most unique wedding venues the city has to offer. It also might be a great venue for a science buff couple.
Inspired by the wooded, curvaceous surroundings of the Don River, the Science Centre has a range of 18 rentable spaces which can accommodate anywhere from 20 to 1,200 guests, making any size wedding party possible.