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Edgardo Spano

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There’s no need to book a downtown wedding venue when there are so many great options just beyond the city limits. Here are seven wedding venues in the GTA to consider for the big day.

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1. Artscape Gibraltar Point

Any bride and groom looking for a rustic, garden-front wedding should tour Artscape Gibraltar Point. Located on the Toronto Islands, this venue lets you get out of the city without actually escaping. 

A variety of rooms available provide a casual elegance for any wedding celebration, with the ability to choose from an indoor or outdoor party. Natural flora and fauna, lush trees, a sandy beach, and sunset views are just a few perks you’ll discover here.

2. McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Kleinberg’s picture-perfect venue overlooks the Humber River Valley, creating stunning views and a beautiful wedding backdrop. Enjoy an intimate to mid-sized wedding in this rustic art gallery. 

When it comes to art gallery wedding venues in the GTA, this cultural space has plenty to take in. From Cathedral ceilings and stone architecture inside the Great Hall to vaulted ceilings overlooking the forested valley in Gallery Eight, McMichael provides breathtaking views. Hold a memorable ceremony and reception inside this artful setting.

3. Rainbow Valley Barn

Are you seeking a barn wedding venue? If a rustic summer reception is your wedding style, this is a great choice. A dreamy summer barn wedding comes to life at Caledon’s Rainbow Valley Barn. It’s a picture-perfect spot for country and nature lovers alike.

The barn’s bright, airy atmosphere is complete with crystal chandeliers, reclaimed wood, and white barn walls to decorate any way you like. A double-tiered deck overlooks sprawling rural fields to create an idyllic backdrop for a country wedding.

4. Toronto Botanical Gardens

Plan the perfect garden wedding at Toronto Botanical Gardens. This serene site is an accommodating space with flexible decorating ideas and creative catering, while its seasonally changing landscape of flowers, trees, and perennials provides a backdrop unlike any other.

Choose the Floral Hall for a grand reception with a spectacular garden view and skylights or book the Westview Terrace, which includes a courtyard and small waterfall. It will be a truly picturesque reception.

5. York Mills Gallery

The city’s east-end venue is a trendy wedding space, complete with exposed brick walls and wood details. This summer will unveil the opening of a grand outdoor patio for those couples looking to plan both indoor and outdoor weddings.

Host a stunning urban wedding in this modern, industrial loft-like space. York Mills Gallery creates modern-city feels for a larger-than-life celebration.

6. W Event Boutique

For stylish wedding venues in the GTA, look no further than Vaughan’s W Event Boutique. This multi-level space is easily customizable, with a charismatic white backsplash for endless décor possibilities.

Floor-to-ceiling exposed brick walls and washed barn board panelling invites industrial-chic vibes and old-world charm. This vibrant, sophisticated venue is perfect for your upcoming nuptials.

7. The Warehouse

North York’s first warehouse-inspired venue includes everything you need. Soak in 30-ft. high ceilings and an elegant cocktail area in one-of-a-kind surroundings. Its two spaces are easily customizable for your own personal touch, with the option to rent separately or together. This modern venue for the creative couple includes a score of services and is committed to providing excellent service on your big day.

Create stunning wedding memories with a unique wedding venue. Escape the hustle and bustle and celebrate the big day at one of these venues outside the city’s borders.


Edgardo Spano

Ed has always been drawn to taking on challenges and basks in the opportunity to be creative and visionary. From its inception, Ed has been a part of Seventh Heaven Event Catering. On paper, he oversees all the marketing, social media and sales of the business and is a Senior Catering Consultant for larger events, but what he does is so much more than that. Ed is the mastermind behind bringing together flawless presentations under tight deadlines. His motto is, “Anything is possible!” and he loves to be the one to make it happen at each new event. With the keenest eye for detail, Ed specializes in ensuring that each aspect is considered in every unique layout while bringing each one to life. He prides himself on being at the forefront of innovations for creative food presentation and is responsible for keeping Seventh Heaven on the cutting edge. For Ed, the best part of his job is a satisfied client, making them look good at their event and properly representing them to their clients. If Seventh Heaven can elevate their clients’ social or corporate presence in the market, he considers it a job well done.
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