Once you start the search for the perfect wedding venue you quickly realize just how many venues there are here in the GTA. With all that choice, it’s no wonder that many brides and grooms can become overwhelmed by the process.
There are so many factors to consider when selecting the right venue for your special day, including capacity, location, and of course style, but wouldn’t it be great if you could find all this information in one easy place?
Consider this our engagement gift to you—here is the ultimate cheat sheet on wedding venues in the GTA:
1. McMichael Art Collection
Location: 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg
Capacity: 20-150 guests
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is a perfect wedding venue for couples who want to celebrate art, culture, and environment as part of their special day. The Hilltop overlooks 100 acres of the Humber River Valley conservation land, making it the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding ceremony.
2. Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn
Location: 18647 Heart Lake Road, Caledon
Capacity: up to 250 guests
As far as wedding venues in the GTA go, Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn in Caledon is the stuff that fairytale weddings are made of. The rustic 120 year old, two level barn boasts 4,300 square feet of space with a two-tiered deck that is perfect for a post-ceremony cocktail reception. The barn is surrounded by natural beauty with acres of greenery and towering oak trees.
3. Gambrel Barn - Country Heritage Park
Location: 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton
Capacity: up to 350 seated guests
Country Heritage Park in Milton has many beautiful historic facilities on site, but none can top the Gambrel Barn when it comes to providing the ultimate wedding setting. This newly built barn was built using traditional methods, but still has all the modern amenities that are important for hosting a large wedding reception, like hydro, gas, heating, and washroom facilities.
4. District 28
Location: 28 Logan Avenue, Toronto
Capacity: up to 400 guests
With three unique studios, an in-house screening room, a restaurant, and a spacious reception area, District 28 is a customizable space located in a prime area of the city. The industrial style reception area is warm and inviting, making it an ideal venue for a chic wedding.
Location: Exhibition Place, 200 Princess Blvd, Toronto
Capacity: up to 450 guests
FountainBlu at Exhibition Place is a chic banquet hall and events venue within the heart of the city. The lavish surroundings provide an elegant setting for the most luxurious of weddings where nothing but the best will do.
6. Steam Whistle Brewery
Location: The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto
Capacity: up to 250 guests
For the most unique wedding venues in the GTA, look no further than the Steam Whistle Brewery near the Rogers Centre in the heart of the city. This fully functioning brewery with 30-foot ceilings, exposed brick, and Douglas fir pillars provides a charming alternative wedding setting that your guests won’t soon forget.
7. 99 Sudbury
Location: 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto
Capacity: 50-250 guests
99 Sudbury offers three unique event spaces that can be customized to create the perfect setting for your city wedding. The contemporary Glass Factory room features 17-foot exposed beam ceilings with natural brick and glass block walls. Combine it with the warm and intimate Lounge room for a fully functional wedding venue that ticks all the boxes.
8. Capitol Event Theatre
Location: 2492 Yonge Street, Toronto
Capacity: up to 250 seated guests
Located in downtown Toronto, the Capitol Event Theatre features period architecture and elegant vintage details. Offering a unique setting for weddings, the venue blends old world sophistication with modern style and has all the amenities and convenience needed for a large wedding reception.