The Distillery District is a complete Toronto gem, drawing both locals and tourists alike to its historic cobblestone streets. Lined with loads of indie restaurants, bars and boutiques, this collective of 19th century historic buildings are also home to some of the city’s most unique and iconic event spaces in the city! Scroll down to check out what this incredible piece of Toronto has to offer.


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The always stunning Fermenting Cellar was originally constructed in 1859. With heavy timber beams and Kingston limestone walls, the space is definitely ideal for your special day if industrial chic is your thing. The historic architecture and European atmosphere of the space is sure to have you falling head over heels in love! Boasting 7,500 square feet & 32 ft. high ceilings, the Fermenting Cellar is perfect for large weddings & events for up to 350 guests.


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The Distillery’s Archeo is known for its high yellow pine ceilings, reclaimed timber bar and tables, and exposed brick walls that create a rustically elegant vibe – perfect for an intimate event! The versatile restaurant space at Archeo has many private event options with the ability to host up to 140 guests. Whether you’re planning a lovely ceremony and reception, a holiday party or a social cocktail party, you’re sure just might find that the fairy-tale ambiance at Archeo is just what you’re looking for.


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Okay, while not technically inside The Distillery District, Airship 37 is situated about 25 steps adjacent, boasting 2500 sqft of event space. Dress it up or keep it simple – either way the results will be nothing short of urban chic beauty! This charming venue comfortably seats 180 people, but can host up to 400 guests for a standing reception.


The Distillery District - Loft

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Embracing the pastoral charm of the Distillery District, The Distillery District - Loft features rustic wood walls, gorgeous decor, silver chivari chairs and harvest style tables. You can’t go wrong when you blend contemporary design with vintage furnishings! Accommodating up to 120 guests, the venues long, lean floor plan will allows for a wide range of possibilities for seating arrangements and formations that best suit your event!


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Unique in both its design and menu, the private event space at Cluny Bistro features a plethora of hand-picked antique adornments and intricate mosaics. This neo-Parisian bistro can accommodate up to 80 guests and offers delicious French cuisine for wedding receptions, corporate retreats, and social gatherings of all kinds!


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There are two venue spaces to choose from at the Thompson Landry Gallery – the Stone Distillery Gallery, which features limestone walls and original historical artifacts; and the Cooperage Space, which features exposed brick and original plaster walls. Both spaces are home to the very best artwork from Quebecois artists, creating an inviting, contemporary atmosphere for any art lover’s upcoming wedding or social event for up to 150 guests.


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Arta Gallery is a modern, commercial arts event space that features exposed brick walls and industrial-chic décor. With the ability to accommodate up to 175 guests, this super cozy space will make your wedding or special event feel warm and intimate! Added bonus: you and your guests will also enjoy added sophistication by the beautiful Contemporary Canadian and International art curated on the gallery walls.


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If an intimate fiesta is more your style for a wedding or event, look no further than El Catrin! Your small event can be held in one of two semi private dining spaces; The Catwalk, which overlooks the restaurant and accommodates up to 16 guests, or The Bodega, located at the far end of the main dining room for up to 35 guests.