The warm and sunny weather’s here which can only mean one thing – patio season is officially in full effect! Outdoor gatherings and special events are always a welcome option when it comes to event planning, but something tells us that we’ll be seeing a whole lot more of it this year! From beautiful lakefront views, to tucked away, private spaces, Toronto’s huge selection of patios for corporate events means we’re spoiled for choice. Whether you’re planning a birthday, engagement party, team-building event, bridal shower, or just about any excuse for an outdoor celebration, we’ve got you covered with the hottest list of GTA’s patio venues that are perfect for special events.
Situated 44 stories above Toronto’s buzzing entertainment district is Bisha Hotel’s rooftop restaurant KOST. With its unmatched views of the city and lakeshore, your guests will be wowed by this exquisite venue. Featuring modern, seasonal cuisine and a world-renowned infinity pool, you can be certain that your next event is sure to be a memorable one.
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Jump Restaurant by Oliver & Bonacini is a cornerstone of the culinary circuit combining O&B’s signature flare, sleek design, and intoxicating vibe. Inspired by the bustle of a New York bistro, Jump exudes an irresistible energy and a classic style, paired with distinctive modern notes. With patio seating for 60, Jump is the ideal spot for your corporate luncheons or private celebrations in the heart of the financial district.
1 Hotel Toronto
1 Hotel Toronto‘s unique Garden Pavilion provides an intimate space for any type of event. Comfortably accommodating 32 guests for a seated dinner and up to 60 guests for a snazzy cocktail reception, this rustic yet charming patio is certainly one-of-a-kind in the city. Surrounded by the nature of the on-site luscious garden and featuring fresh, seasonal, local cuisine by their in-house Executive Chef.
Cabana Pool Bar
Cabana Pool Bar holds the distinguished title of Canada’s largest outdoor restaurant! Boasting 50,000 square feet of stunning event space and accommodating up to 675 guests, its unobstructed views of the Toronto skyline make for endless Insta photos! Launched in 2013, the expansive patio has been reconfigured to welcome guests for all types of events.
An elevator ride up to The Chase‘s fifth-floor penthouse and you have arrived at a place of casual elegance. With a 360° bar on the rooftop terrace, you and your guests can sip on a vast selection of beverages while enjoying an array of culinary offerings. Their expert team will handle every aspect of your special event while you focus on mingling!
The Drake Hotel
The Sky Yard, situated on top of The Drake Hotel has been host to some epic celebrations! Open year-round, the Drake rooftop is a trendy spot for unforgettable wedding ceremonies, team celebrations, birthday festivities, and more. Did we mention the venue is open in the winter too?
The Globe and Mail Centre
Located in the design district just minutes from the downtown core, this sophisticated and modern patio is ideal for your next corporate or private event. With its panoramic city views, comfy lounge furniture, firepits, and grand planters, The Globe and Mail Centre is the perfect mix of both elegance and comfort.
With hundreds of conferences, meetings, weddings and other life celebrations under their belts, the professional staff has you covered and will help to create a stress-free, memorable event while providing top-notch service to your guests.
The SoHo Hotel & Residences
The SoHo Hotel & Residences in downtown Toronto combines luxurious amenities with high-end services, creating the perfect location for your next meeting, corporate, or social event. Their 2,500 square foot outdoor terrace and marquee area accommodates up to 200 guests and their expert staff are ready to make your event a fabulous affair!
Evergreen Brick Works
Easily one of Toronto’s most sought-after event facilities, Evergreen Brick Works offers a truly unique space surrounded by a plethora of natural ravines and heritage buildings. With the capacity for a 2000-person standing reception in their Pavilion, their team will work with you to ensure that your event runs seamlessly from start to finish.
The Broadview Hotel
Situated proudly atop the 7th floor with big, unobstructed views of the Toronto skyline and the Don River, The Broadview Hotel‘s dynamic patio space offers a remarkable, one-of-a-kind location for a private event. With a 360° glass, pyramidal skylight, and expansive indoor/outdoor rooftop terrace, this setting is unforgettable both day and night to celebrate any special occasion.
Smack-dab in the middle of Toronto’s historic Distillery District, Archeo and its highly sought-after private courtyard patio is an easy crowd pleaser. With space to accommodate up to 140 guests and offering an extensive catering package with the added flexibility to accommodate cultural, budgetary, and dietary needs.
An architectural treasure in Toronto, born of grand vision in the Art Deco era is The Symes. The Scarlett Room terrace located on the second storey is ideal for cocktail receptions, corporate events, screenings, and more. With a full bar, elevator access, and space for up to 250 guests, this wonderful venue is sure to wow!
Amsterdam Brewery‘s Brewhouse is just steps from Toronto’s waterfront, and is another crowd favourite. With multi-level patios to take in all the sights of Toronto’s harbourfront, your guests can dine on freshly made fare and sample the huge variety of in-house-made craft beers! Whether you are meeting up with friends, hosting a birthday celebration, or dining with colleagues after a day at the office, you’re certain to enjoy this venue and all it has to offer.
Committed to providing world-class cuisine and hospitality, Lavelle‘s rooftop patio is an easy choice. Towering 16 stories above the city, the 16,000 square foot space features breathtaking views of the Toronto skyline. With cabanas, pool, and lounge bar, your guests will never want to leave!
Island Yacht Club
Island Yacht Club is exactly what it sounds like a private, 18-acre island featuring its own private shuttle to transport you and your guests to and from the city.
Their dedicated team is fully prepared to plan and execute a seamless corporate or social function. With unmatched views of the city skyline, fully customized dining menus, AV equipment, and space for up to 300, this venue is sure to leave a remarkable impression on your guests.
Nestled in the atrium of the TD Towers, you’ll find Bymark‘s spacious wrap-around patio. With its swanky downtown locale and enough space to host a 200-person cocktail reception, this event space is versatile enough to accommodate any type of event you can imagine.
A short walking distance from major attractions such as Rogers Center, Scotia Bank Arena, Ripley’s Aquarium, and the Metro Toronto Convention, the 2,000 square foot patio at Hunters Landing is always a safe bet. Boasting one of Toronto’s largest tree covered patios and able to accommodate up to 250 guests, this is the perfect patio venue for larger groups. For those planning a corporate outing, the venue includes a screen, projector, and wireless microphone.
George Restaurant in the heart of downtown Toronto features an enchanting 19th-century private courtyard accommodating up to 120 guests for a cocktail reception.
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga West
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga West is an ideal location for business and social events, especially for those looking for overnight accommodations as they can easily book a room in this spacious and modern hotel. Their patio features comfy lounge furniture, a fire pit, water feature, and beautiful views of the surrounding ravine. Complimentary on-site parking and an extensive catering menu make planning a breeze.
Earls Kitchen + Bar
Nestled in the heart of the Financial District, Earls Kitchen + Bar offers a modern and industrial setting wonderfully accented with deep, rich woods and stones. The outdoor bar and patio are a local favourite and emanate a subtle romantic ambiance. If urban chic is your jam, this patio is perfect for your next outdoor event!
The Boulevard Club
The Boulevard Club’s Lakefront Patio features panoramic views of the city, exceptional service, and locally inspired menus by Chef William Tucker and his team. Just minutes from the downtown core, the club is open to everyone for events, including non-club members. Their professional team is ready to work with you to prepare a memorable event.
Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown
The Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown‘s Lakeview Pool Lounge is a hidden Oasis in the city. With space for 120 guests, a beautiful pool, and stunning views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto skyline, this venue certainly delivers the wow factor you’re after!
Sunnyside Pavilion located in Toronto’s Western Beaches area has a rich history dating back to 1922. Originally built as a changing facility for lake swimmers, a public pool was added in 1925 as the lake waters frequently proved too frigid. In 1980 the facility underwent a large renovation and a central section was added to hold public events such as weddings and corporate functions. With full views of Lake Ontario and the surrounding beachfront boardwalk, you can treat your employees to a glorious escape from the office! Whether it be a productive business meeting or a fun-filled day of team building, their expert staff and exceptional menu will create a unique and memorable experience for all.
Toronto Botanical Garden
Conveniently located in mid-Toronto with easy access via Highway 401 or the Don Valley Parkway and with ample onsite parking, the Toronto Botanical Garden offers a convenient and beautiful escape from city life.
Surrounded by lush, award-winning gardens, etched glass walls and a tranquil water feature, the Courtyard is ideal for your special celebration. Their team will work with you to create an event to remember!
The Pint Public House
The Pint Public House patio is the ideal downtown spot to get together with friends and colleagues. With an expansive event menu and featuring no less than 40 beers on tap, there is definitely something for everyone. Be sure to check out their special birthday packages for a celebration to remember!
Situated in the vibrant heart of Yorkville, Blu Ristorante stands as a captivating Italian restaurant with a contemporary interior setting that’s perfect for hosting private dining events. Upon entering through the wine bar, visitors are greeted by the welcoming ambiance of the upscale dining room. Illuminated stonewalls and grand mirrors beautifully complement the cozy leather seating and pristine white linen table settings. BLU offers impeccable service for intimate gatherings as well as for larger private parties, accommodating up to 110 guests. The team at BLU is committed to ensuring a successful and memorable experience for any event, regardless of its size.
Located in the heart of Liberty Village is Nodo Liberty. Featuring classic Italian cuisine and boasting a spacious 2,600 square foot patio, Nodo is the ideal spot to host your next social or corporate event. For larger celebrations, full restaurant buyouts plus the patio can be combined to accommodate up to 475.
The Goodman Pub & Kitchen
The Goodman Pub & Kitchen is a Toronto-based restaurant that specializes in providing groups with the finest services and facilities to create an unforgettable day. The most remarkable feature of the property is the large waterfront patio that offers picturesque views of Lake Ontario and Centre Island. This incredible patio is ideal for ceremonies, cocktail receptions, or team-building activities.
StockTC is a result of a joint venture between Terroni and Cumbraes. Their rooftop terrace is the largest rooftop patio in the Yonge and Eglinton corridor with a sophisticated, chic and elegant ambiance that comes with far-reaching views over Midtown Toronto. Enjoy al fresco dining, premium wines and impeccable service in one of the two outdoor, fully accessible spaces.
The Stealth Lounge, located on the top floor of The Pilot offers an inviting atmosphere with a unique and vintage feel. Conveniently equipped with a full PA system, dance floor, stage and stage lighting, The Stealth Lounge is perfect for events from 40 to 130.
Epoch Toronto, located inside the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Toronto, boasts a sleek and sophisticated terrace that is equipped with several fireplaces making this an ideal venue for multiple-season use. Their menu features re-imagined food trends of days gone by and their cocktails feature updated classics that are sure to be a hit at your next milestone celebration or corporate function.
Kasa Moto is a contemporary Japanese restaurant in the heart of Yorkville. Their sprawling rooftop terrace gives off vacation hot-spot vibes and can accommodate up to 225 for a standing reception. Cabanas, plush seating and a full-service bar are just a few of the amenities included with a full or partial buyout of the venue.
Black + Blue Toronto
Black + Blue Toronto sits in what was once the Toronto Stock Exchange building. After a complete overhaul of the original building, this stylish, upscale steakhouse features a 24-karat gold gilded ceiling and a luxurious patio that seats up to 275. Guests of your next corporate or private celebration will be super impressed by the stunning décor and the scrumptious food offerings including seafood towers and coveted varieties of wagyu beef.
Toronto Beach Club
With lake views, a natural tree canopy and wood-burning fireplaces the Beachside Patio at the Toronto Beach Club is your go-to spot for outdoor celebrations. You instantly feel a coastal vibe when you step foot on the expansive 1800 square foot patio while the string-light canopy adds a warm ambience for evening events.
Looking for an escape within the city? Then check out Soluna Toronto with its Mediterranean-inspired menu and beautiful rooftop patio oasis, this spot is sure to be a hit with your guests. There’s even live entertainment (a fire dancer!) inside the bohemian-themed restaurant. Dance the night away and sip on some of the most gorgeous cocktails your eyes have ever seen while celebrating with family and friends.