Top 10 Toronto

Wedding Venues

that are Hidden Gems

This list is by no means complete because Toronto is such a large city with many stunning wedding venues and ceremony sites. These Top 10 Hidden Toronto Wedding Venue Gems are just some of my favourites; some boasting historic buildings and others with interiors straight from the Paris. I hope this gives you some creative ideas and new places to think about!

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01. The University Club of Toronto

The elegance and prestige of one of the foremost examples of Georgian architecture in Canada provides a beautiful backdrop for wedding ceremonies. Private rooms ranging in size from intimate and inviting to the stunning grandeur of the main dining room are available. Weddings taking place on Saturdays and Sundays can give you the privacy of two entire floors for your occasion. The Club can accommodate seating for up to 120 persons in any one room, or a stand-up, food station style wedding for up to 400. You are guaranteed to be the only event on site the day of your wedding.

Key Features

•Georgian Architecture

•Right downtown Toronto


•Event Planner

02. Allan Gardens Conservatory

Allan Gardens is a conservatory and urban park located in the Garden District of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The property includes a playground, off-leash dog park, and a 1,500 square metres conservatory with six green houses. The conservatory is open all year long and temperature controlled so you will be comfortable no matter the time of year.

Key Features

•Maximum 40 Guests

•Perfect for Elopement/Intimate Wedding

•6 Greenhouses

•Unique Space for Photos

03. Knox College

Knox College is a postgraduate theological college of the University of Toronto founded in 1844. Knox college provides a number of facilities to the University of Toronto community, including Knox College Chapel. The chapel is noted for its Hellmuth Wolff organ. The chapel has a large south-facing window that is largely unobstructed by other buildings. As a result, natural sunlight streams in through the window. The glass is such that it softens the light to some degree, but without taking away its directionality.

Key Features

•Neo-Gothic Architecture

•Minister must be Christian Denomination

•Friday and Saturday Weddings

•Reception Options

04. The Drake Hotel

One of the trendiest wedding venues in Toronto, the Drake Hotel offers the perfect bespoke venue for your nuptials. Whether you’re into a rock ‘n’ roll wedding in the Underground, or a more classic outdoor ceremony on the Sky Yard, we’ve hosted it all! Our personal approach to planning + ‘Made from Scratch’ mantra makes us your one-stop-shop to throwing the party of the year.

Key Features

•Everything in one spot

•Art Installations

•Outside/Inside ceremony space

•Award Winning food

05. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

Many couples hold the ceremony in the Schoolroom, have a bar in the Salon and the reception in the West Hall complete with baby grand piano. One of four top-of-the line caterers provides gourmet food, attentive staff and expert attention to detail and our recommended florists can put blooms on every table. Our thoughtful, experienced staff will help you obtain your special occasion permit. We can suggest DJs or bands, photographers, limousines, wedding cake makers, entertainers, and more. Our party suppliers are some of Toronto’s best and most reputable with rates to accommodate your budget. We’ll make your wedding a day you will cherish forever.

Key Features

•Victorian Schoolhouse

•Budget friendly

•Fully customizable

•Close to the Distillery District

06. Old Mill Toronto

Old Mill is a neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the banks of the Humber River. It is located north and west of the intersection of Bloor Street and Jane Street. The area takes its name from the old grist mill ruins on the west bank of the river, now converted into a hotel

Key Features

•Everything in one place

•Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony Space

•Multiple reception rooms

•Old world charm

07. The Chase

The Chase is a bright contemporary space lined with floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking city views from the fifth floor of Toronto’s historic Dineen Building. Host an intimate cocktail reception in the bar and lounge area, a social or business engagement in our main dining room, or a summertime celebration on our spectacular rooftop terrace. Our culinary offerings are some of the finest in the city, and our team of professionals will ensure you and your guests are treated with the warmest hospitality. The restaurant’s elegant but casual atmosphere will elevate any event, making it a truly special occasion.

Key Features

•Downtown Toronto

•Contemporary space

•Private top floor

•Views of Toronto

08. Balzac's

This historic two-story cafe, located within the illustrious Distillery District, offers an iconic and unique backdrop to host any event, from the avant-garde to the traditional. Among some of its Parisian-inspired features, is a stunningly grand antique chandelier, a lengthy custom-made bar and a wide staircase leading to the upper level lounge. The character of this space extends beyond the interior, to a large patio adjacent to the Distillery District’s cobblestoned public square. This venue is sure to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests for years to come.

Key Features

•Located in the Distillery District

•Historic Building

•Parisian-inspired features

•99 Standing/40 Seated

09. The Guild Inn Estate

The Guild Inn Estate prides itself on providing a truly unique experience for weddings. Surrounded by plush gardens and picturesque views showcased through a floor-to-ceiling glass wall, this backdrop will create a romantic setting like no other.

Key Features

•Right by the Scarborough Bluffs

•Historic Buildings

•Sculpture Gardens

•Lake Views

10. Casa Loma

This historical landmark is one of North America’s only castles. The elegance of the interior begins in the Great Hall with its impressive 60ft ceiling. The original Library offers a unique reception experience as guests dine, amidst a piece of Toronto’s history. The stained glass dome of the Conservatory offers a dazzling setting for day time ceremonies transforming into an elegant dance room by night. The outdoor terrace, perched high above the city, offers a stunning view of Toronto. The grounds feature lavish fountains, have unique sculptures, and a display of rare florals. The entire estate property of Casa Loma provides a spectacular setting without ever having to leave the comfort and serenity of this oasis in the heart of the city.

Key Features

•Located downtown Toronto


•Complimentary bridal suite

•Sprawling gardens and unqiue features

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