If you’re on the hunt for inspiring outdoor wedding venues in Toronto, then this list is for you. We’ve put together this guide to help you find the perfect space for your wedding day and even included some hidden gems that you may not know about. Whether you’re looking for a venue with personality and character, that has a rooftop view, or overlooks the lake, we’ve got you covered.
(Updated Apr, 2021)
Artscape Gibraltar Point
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Does the idea of hosting your reception or reciting your vows on the beaches of Lake Ontario sound like something you’d be interested in? Artscape Gibraltar Point is on the Toronto island so there is no shortage of scenic lakeshore views. Surrounded by parkland and water that overlook the city’s skyline, Artscape Gibraltar Point has a naturistic woodland feel that is pretty magical.
Highlights: Steps from the lake, lots of character, secluded and private
Black Creek Eventspace
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Black Creek Eventspace is a re-created 1860’s Ontario village that has a ton of historic charm. From the period furnishings to the farm buildings, guests are sure to be impressed by the old history and traditions of the space. This is certainly one of the more unique outdoor wedding venues in Toronto with a 19th-century vibe.
Highlights: Large grand pavilion in the heart of the village, surrounded by greenery, walking trails
Photo Courtesy of Krista Fox Photography
Most people know Casa Loma as the historical castle landmark in the city with elegant interiors likes their Great Hall and Library that make for beautiful venue options. But did you know about Casa Loma’s glass pavilion that transforms into a fairytale wedding reception? Combine this with their outdoor terrace, beautiful gardens, and historic estate property, it’s safe to say your photographer and guests will have a great time snapping photos!
Highlights: Five acres of lush gardens, views of downtown Toronto, historic estate property perfect for photo backdrops, exceptional food and service
Evergreen Brick Works
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Evergreen Brickworks is so big I wouldn’t be surprised if you got lost trying to find the washrooms. I challenge you to find other outdoor wedding venues in Toronto with 22,000 sq. ft. of space! It’s the perfect place if you want to get creative with your wedding theme and décor. As a social enterprise driving environment and cultural change, Evergreen Brickworks is surrounded by serene ponds, greenery and trails that give off a naturistic rustic charm that is simply enchanting.
Highlights: Large capacity and transformable space, stunning trails and foliage, indoor venues still feel like you are outdoors
Phone: 416-596-1495 x293
Graydon Hall Manor
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Graydon Hall Manor is packed with beautiful backdrops at every corner. Surrounded by breathtaking gardens, multi-tiered fountains and historical stone architecture, your photographer will be the one thanking you for making their job easy! Garydon Hall Manor also offers one of the most beautiful bridal suits that make for killer getting ready photos. Another great feature is that the space is flexible and can accommodate both indoor-outdoor events so you get the best of both worlds.
Highlights: Stunning gardens, beautiful indoor & outdoor locations, unique Georgian manor, quality food & service
Hotel X is the definition of upscale, stylish and modern. The clean white colours here make for minimalistic backdrops and easy colour pairings for any wedding theme. Offering unobstructed views of the waterfront and transformable event spaces including their glass enclosed venue where you can dine underneath the stars, Hotel X is a very versatile venue that makes it one of the top indoor and outdoor wedding venues in Toronto.
Highights: Grand and luxurious feel, variety of venue spaces, incredible views from their rooftop terrace, quality food & service
Phone: 647.943.9300 x 4410
Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex
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Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex is another one of those multi-space indoor-outdoor venues in Toronto. At the centre of the massive complex is a picturesque open air courtyard, perfect for ceremonies and cocktail receptions. You get that beautiful natural light seeping in as you’re surrounded by lush gardens and plant covered limestone walls. And to top it off they have one heck of a water fountain!
Highights: Open courtyard with incredible light during sunset, indoor and outdoor spaces available, European and historical style venue
Photo Courtesy of Malaparte
Malaparte, located on the 6th floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, is one of the few outdoor wedding venues in Toronto that has a rooftop terrace size large enough to accommodate outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. The rooftop has some of the most stunning cityscape views and the best part of the location is getting to witness the sparkling lights of Toronto come to life during the night. Pair that with Malaparte’s indoor space where they have floor-to-ceiling windows, you really get a sense of their classy modern style.
Highlights: Great view of the city, rooftop terrace, amazing food, lots of natural light
Royal Canadian Yacht Club
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The Royal Canadian Yacht Club is a private clubhouse located on the Toronto islands. The clubhouse sits right by the water with gardens and a spacious lawn that overlook the city skyline. I think it’s safe to say that sunsets here are unforgettable.
Highlights: Unique nautical theme, spacious outdoor lawn overlooking the Toronto skyline, waterfront atmosphere
The Toronto Hunt
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With unrivaled vistas on the bluffs, The Toronto Hunt is the perfect space for an outdoor wedding overlooking Lake Ontario. The club is great because you get the privacy and intimacy, but without the cost of traveling far from the city. This venue is truly a hidden gem!
Highlights: Cliffside views of the lake, waterfront atmosphere, intimate and private
Toronto Botanical Garden
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It’s not easy trying to find outdoor wedding venues in Toronto that are surrounded by trees, shrubs and perennials that display year round colour, but the Toronto Botanical Garden is just that! An intimate natural space that also happens to make for beautiful photos. If you also decide to take the celebrations indoor, you won’t have to miss out on the view since the property is equipped with large windows that look right out to the gardens.
Highlights: Award winning themed gardens, open-air courtyards, array of colours year round
Phone: 416.397 x.1349