Planning a wedding is an exciting but daunting task, and picking the perfect venue is often the most frustrating part of the process. If you're looking for a wedding experience that is anything but traditional, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the options (or lack thereof).
But fear not – if you're in Toronto, there are plenty of unique wedding venues that will make your big day stand out from the crowd. In this guide, I will guide you through some unconventional and distinctive wedding venues in Toronto, so you can create a truly unforgettable celebration of your love.
Whether you're after an concert hall or a artsy vibe, I've got you covered. So let's dive in and discover some amazing venues that will bring your wedding dreams to life.
Arta Gallery is a Canadian art gallery that has become an established cultural and artistic center in Toronto. Since its establishment in 2003, Arta Gallery has been a vital part of the Historic Distillery District in downtown Toronto, offering a unique commercial arts space and event venue.
The Gallery offers a versatile event space with a capacity of 150 for cocktail style events and 90 for seated dinners. The facilities include on-site white folding chairs, coat racks, a signing table, and six 3 by 6-foot tables. Audio/Visual equipment is also included, with one wireless microphone, a projector and a white wall for projection viewing, and a surround sound speaker system.
The space is adorned with contemporary Canadian and International art on gallery walls and features track lighting with dimmers throughout the space. Arta Gallery also has an event supervisor available to you from set-up to tear down, making event planning seamless. The venue allows outside catering and is wheelchair accessible, with public parking available on-site. With all these features and facilities, Arta Gallery is the perfect venue for weddings which will impress their guests with a unique and visually stunning backdrop.
Want to see a wedding captured at this venue? Check out Justin & Jamie's Artistic Wedding!
Are you searching for a unique wedding venue that exudes industrial vibes with a playful twist? Look no further than Amsterdam Brewhall, the ideal spot for beer lovers to host an unforgettable event. Unlike other venues with extravagant ballrooms and lavish banquets, Amsterdam Brewhall embraces its industrial quirks and showcases craft beer in all its glory. The space features an eclectically curated art wall, visible duct work, shiny concrete flooring, and colourful splashes of a barrel installation, along with a distressed wooden bar complete with 12 taps. These details create a one-of-a-kind ambiance that is sure to elevate any event.
Located in the heart of Toronto's Leaside Village, Amsterdam Brewhall is a versatile space that can accommodate up to 200 guests in its 2,000 sq. ft. area. The venue boasts high ceilings at 27ft., open wall space, and wood-heavy furnishings that exude an industrial, edgy, and playful vibe. Eye-catching details include a whimsical décor, making it a perfect venue for any occasion. Beer lovers will be delighted by the fresh selection of draughts and the view of the brewing operation, complete with massive brew tanks.
If you are seeking a unique wedding venue in Toronto, Amsterdam Brewhall should definitely be on your list. With its industrial-chic décor, playful ambiance, and delicious beer, this venue offers an unforgettable experience that your guests will never forget.
Want to see a wedding captured at this venue? Check out Lisa & Greg's Brewery Wedding!
3030 Dundas West
For the couple who wants to throw a party with live music and games, look no further than 3030 Dundas West in Toronto. With a vibrant and colourful stage and a massive, well-designed space that can host up to 150 guests, this venue is perfect for couples who want to throw an epic party with an amazing band.
It's not just the music that makes 3030 special; the venue also features a front room that can seat up to 50 guests, offering delicious and innovative food options through its kitchen, which is currently home to Young Animal. Owned and operated by chef Adisa Glasgow, who hails from South Oropouche Trinidad and Tobago, Young Animal aims to bring classic "Trini" dishes to Toronto with an added twist. After dinner, guests can continue to enjoy small plates and drinks at the bar.
The acoustics are excellent, and the raised stage is enormous, making it perfect for larger acts. Despite its cavernous surroundings, 3030 manages to be both industrial and cozy, making it a perfect for weddings with live music and DJs. Whether you're a beer lover, a pinball enthusiast, or just looking for a unique and exciting venue, 3030 Dundas West is sure to impress.
Want to see a wedding captured at this venue? Check out Ori & Cam's Live Music Wedding!