Fun fact: Did you know that the Toronto/GTA region is home to one of the biggest South Asian populations in North America and that South Asians are the largest visible minority group in the GTA? This means that there is a huge population of Toronto/GTA brides whose families hail from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and some of the biggest and most elaborate weddings in the region are South Asian.
Yet, it can be overwhelming to plan a South Asian wedding – most tend to be ornate multi-day affairs that are big on guest count and just about everything! Between the need to find multiple venues, caterers, ceremonies, and a list that never seems to end, planning may seem like a daunting task. That being said, fear not! There are tons of talented vendors who specialize in and have years of experience with these very ornate and complicated multi-day weddings and can help bring your visions to reality.
To help get your planning started, we’ve rounded up some of the premiere banquet halls in the Toronto/GTA region that specialize in South Asian weddings. Let us know what you think of our selection and if we need to include any more great options in the comments!
The Canadian Convention Centre is a beautiful facility that accommodates any and every type of event that you’d like to be hosting. From weddings to social cocktails, and private events, this banquet hall pretty much does it all. Their spaces accommodate events ranging anywhere from 100 to 1,600 guests, which include professional wait staff, renowned cuisines from all over the world, plus they’re no stranger to making your South Asian wedding visions come to life in the most seamless way!
A true veteran in the hospitality industry, Embassy Grand Convention Centre has always been an excellent choice for South Asian weddings including hosting gatherings from small to large while servicing many different types of events and cultures- far and wide. Boasting 10 rooms within this world-class facility and a variety of room configurations, Embassy Grand Convention Centre can easily accommodate up to 2,200 guests. Offering notable features including a gorgeous atrium when you first step foot into the space, this venue is sure to check all of your boxes. Alongside their high standards of quality service, their event planning and coordination efforts are sure to wow any couple looking to celebrate their nuptials here!
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Devoted to meeting all of your expectations, the Versailles Convention Centre, is sure to make your South Asian wedding dreams a reality. Ensuring couples a stress-free wedding plan, their commitment to making your event successful is unmatched within the industry! This luxurious space will not disappoint, we promise!
The beautifully appointed space at Dreams Convention Centre is truly a luxurious banquet hall, featuring state-of-the-art interiors, a team of professionals at your whim, and the finest cuisines your heart could ever desire. Accommodating anything from business seminars and to baby showers, this magnificent facility offers three spacious ballrooms, accented with glamorous high-vaulted ceilings, and breath-taking decor from top to bottom. Dreams Convention Centre is here to make your South Asian wedding day a memorable one!
Committed to serving guests with only the best in quality and service, J & J Swagat Banquet Halls is one for the books! Located in the heart of Markham, this banquet hall proudly boasts a newly renovated environment, equipped with distinctive elegance and prestige. Accented with waterfalls as soon as you enter the building, your guests will be stepping into luxury at its finest- literally. Events from birthday parties, social functions to, of course, glamorous South Asian weddings- the J & J Swagat Banquet Hall embodies everything you” ever need for your big day!
With the capacity to accommodate over 1200 guests at over 42,000 sq. ft. at the Scarborough Convention Centre, this magnificent venue is the one for you if you’re looking to throw a stylish wedding party. Featuring a lavish 5-ballroom floorplan and over 20 years of experience in the events planning industry, the Scarborough Convention Centre promises to deliver you memories that will last a lifetime. Clients are set to receive the highest of commitment and quality of service, boasting interiors that incorporate award-winning designs from top to bottom among the mouldings, artwork, and elegant flooring throughout! You’ll definitely want to check this venue out!
Known as the “jewel” in the heart of downtown Mississauga, the Apollo Convention Centre this drop-dead gorgeous banquet hall features 5 grand function rooms, fully equipped to accommodate up to 1,200 people! With over a decade’s worth of hospitality experience, the distinctive Apollo Convention Centre is a great option for your South Asian wedding. Dressed to impress with exquisite details for corporate/social events and of course, wedding celebrations, this venue is proud to offer the choice of variety- from the cuisine to the event planning. This is one dazzling venue you truly need to look out for!
If you’re looking to create sweet memories, then look no further than the Chandni Banquet Hall, located in Mississauga! A lavish venue at that, it has the ability to accommodate from 100 people to 1,400 throughout the banquet hall! Their up-to-date halls embody over 25 years of excellence within the hospitality industry and are managed by a highly experienced team of professionals that ensures to give you the South Asian wedding of your dreams! They’re definitely masters within their craft- we promise!
If you’re looking for unparalleled service, then you have found it at the Mississauga Convention Centre! This venue’s majestic 30,000 sq. ft. of elegantly constructed ballrooms leave nothing to the imagination for up to 2,400 people, with special features including 16-foot coffer ceilings, tastefully decorated bridal suites, an emergency back-up hydro generator, and a very glamorous lobby area! Professional staff is also provided to assist with all of the planning and logistics needed for your special day. It’s truly an Instagram-worthy banquet hall!
Woodbine Banquet Hall
Woodbine Banquet Hall
Featuring a grand lobby as soon as you walk through the door, the Woodbine Banquet and Hotel is the epitome of elegance with a touch of modern luxury! With over 20 years in the event industry, this beautiful banquet hall offers weddings, social parties and corporate seminars that can accommodate a guest list of up to 1,500 people. This is one venue that will ultimately ensure that you and your guests have the most incredible and flawlessly executed experience through their hardworking, professional staff and services!
For an ultra avant-garde approach to your upcoming nuptials, consider the luxurious Chateau Le Jardin Event Venue! Located in the city of Vaughan, this exquisite banquet hall prides itself on excellence along with the highest standard of service. It’s a true veteran within the event industry and has been around since 1985. Trust us, they’re the masters of throwing an out-of-this-world experience for its guests! Chateau Le Jardin is able to hold up to 1,300 people within an extraordinary 30,000 sq. ft. premise. Everything within planning the most perfect event is also tailored to you, so rest assured, you will truly enjoy the memories you create here!
An innovative event space that is sure to sweep you off your feet? Enter Queen's Manor Event Centre! This breathtaking banquet hall located in the locale of Brampton is one you don’t want to miss! With delicious international culinary options, a guest count of up to 1,200 people and architecturally designed spaces, Queen’s Manor is here to deliver and serve only the best and highest standard of excellence that there is to offer. Did we also mention how convenient this venue is? It’s located near all major highways and airports which makes this venue a wonderful option for your upcoming wedding!
An unforgettable experience that will surely wow your guests is the goal of The Royalton located in the city of Vaughan. They seek perfection and to ensure that your night is truly a seamless and stress-free celebration. It’s all in the details with The Royalton, accommodating up to 900 guests, a newly renovated art-deco space plus on-site planners and in-house caterers to fulfill all of your wedding needs! Celebrate the best day of your life with this amazing venue, you will not be disappointed!
As soon as you walk through the door, you’re stepping into luxury at the Claireport Place! Located in the heart of Etobicoke, this elegant banquet hall features 4 enormous rooms, influenced by European interiors and artfully designed with a renaissance feel. Customizations for any type of occasion can be successfully carried out, while banquet rooms hold anywhere from 50 to 1,000 guests! It’s also conveniently located near the airport and downtown Toronto! You’ll be making unforgettable memories at the Claireport Place and we truly stand by this statement!
Looking to tower over the city with a gorgeous view? Then C Banquets is the place to be! This towering venue is located on the 12th floor and embodies a contemporary vibe, featuring floor to ceiling windows and again- an incredible panoramic view of the city! They offer celebrations of any kind including birthdays, milestones, corporate events, weddings and more plus an in-house coordinator to help bring your events to life, varying from 20 to 220 guests overall. C Banquets is a stunning space and we’re sure you’ll end up loving it as much as we do!
If you’re looking to hire a team of professional experts in the realm of hospitality, food, beverages and entertainment, then you’ve come to the right place- Red Rose Convention Centre Hosting a variety of corporate, social, and special occasions, this banquet hall is no stranger to creating the most magical events for its guests. They aim to embrace all of their client’s cultural needs and also provide outstanding event planning to ensure that your event is worry-free. Easily able to seat about 1,000 guests, this event centre is a dreamy setting for your future nuptials and will surely impress!
Nothing screams lavish than the beautifully designed Grand Cinnamon Banquet & Convention Centre, located in eastern Toronto. It provides exceptional cuisine in this gargantuan event space and can flawlessly accommodate from 50 up to 1,300 people in its entirety. With over 35 years of experience in the event industry, they promise their guests an unforgettable experience, which includes world-class customizable cuisine, trendy decor and up to 40,000 sq. ft. of lux space to make it your own!
Markham Convention Centre promises you nothing but an exclusive setting, ensuring that all guests are served with nothing but the best. From the ambiance to the efficient project management efforts they put into hosting each and every event, rest assured, Markham Convention is an incredible venue that won’t disappoint. Attention to detail and exquisite menu offerings are just some of the ways in which their team will ensure that your special day is nothing but a successful one! Their 29,000 sq. ft. ballroom offers various layout configurations and can accommodate from 120 to 900 guests seamlessly.
For those unforgettable moments in life, you should be celebrating in nothing but the best. Enter the Avani Event Centre which features two elegant rooms totalling a massive 24,000 sq. ft. of space to bring your dream to life. This banquet hall allows for up to 850 people comfortably and offers elegant decor with dynamic and professional expertise in entertainment, audio-visual equipment, and overall setup. In addition, Avani is also conveniently located just minutes away from major highways in Vaughn, plus offers complimentary parking. Talk about unparalleled service!
Located in the heart of Vaughan, The Arlington Estate is a versatile banquet space that is no stranger to hosting many different events! From social to corporate functions, plus other special occasions, they have truly seen and done it all. They offer grand ballroom affairs, exclusive decor and features (such as a heated driveway!), perfect for any and every extravaganza. This beautiful venue can accommodate up to 475 guests for couples ready to say “I do,” and are truly here to make your wedding day a spectacular one! At Arlington Estate, the possibilities are endless. You’ll have to see it for yourself.
A wonderful state-of-the-art facility, the Royal Ambassador Event Centre is truly a sight to behold. Located in the heart of Caledon, this picturesque 20-acre fairytale banquet hall features a “destination wedding” feel, without actually leaving the country! Accommodating up to 500 people in its facilities along with manicured gardens, a tranquil waterfall plus two romantic gazebos overlooking the Innis Lake, you’re set to enjoy nothing but bliss if you and your partner end up going with this space!
A premier space located in the heart of Vaughan, the Ascott Parc Event Centre is one for the books! From weddings to corporate seminars, their aim is to delight all guests and ensure that every occasion will create lasting memories for a lifetime. Within this first-class banquet space, you enter a world filled with lavish decor, unique customizations throughout, seating for up to 750 guests, plus you’ll be surrounded by lush gardens only minutes away from major landmarks. Overall, your special day will be a unique experience that you’ll never forget if you choose to go with the wonderful Ascott Park!
One of Mississauga’s most luxurious banquet halls, Pearl Banquet & Convention Centre, has been working with clients from all cultures in creating the dreamiest events you could ever imagine! With experienced staff and catering teams ready to assist you with every aspect of your event, couples are able to customize their menus and accommodate any size of function at any given time. Newly renovated with over 10,500 sq. ft., this venue is perfect for larger events of up to 700 people and is also adaptable to suit your hosting preferences.
Located in the heart of Brampton, Pearson Convention Centre is truly an enormous site to behold. More than just your run-of-the-mill banquet hall, this venue features a newly renovated and more modern facility, packed with exquisite details throughout (including the washrooms!). Boasting a 65,000 sq. ft. premise, this state-of-the-art venue offers up a guest count upwards of 2000, plus on-site event/visual coordinators, and full-service catering. If you’re looking to host the perfect South Asian wedding, Pearson Convention Centre definitely has you covered!