If you’ve been following along the world of beer over the past few years, you’ve almost certainly noticed more and more breweries popping up all around the city. Of course, one of the most exciting aspects of the local beer boom is that the breweries also double as really cool and unique event venues!
Whether you’re looking to set a more casual vibe for your wedding, or do something a little different for a corporate luncheon or fundraiser, or perhaps you’re looking to host an intimate dinner, these Toronto-based breweries have got you covered!
Steam Whistle Brewery is easily one of the most gorgeous event spaces Toronto has to offer. Boasting brick and beam architecture, floor-to-ceiling windows, hand-hewn support pillars and 30-foot ceilings, your special event will be one that your guests will rave about. With four unique event spaces accommodating up to 1,000 guests and an on-site expert events team ready to execute any type of event you can imagine, you need to look no further than the good beer folk at Steam Whistle!
With three unique and flexible spaces under the Amsterdam Brewery label, you’ll find a spot that suits your event perfectly!
Brewhall, located in Toronto’s Leaside Village offers 2,000 sqft of edgy, colourful and versatile event space and can accommodate up to 200 guests.
Also situated in Leaside Village is their Barrel House event space. Boasting a multi-level restaurant, 2 sprawling patios, and event space for up to 50 people, its cozy and welcoming vibe is heightened with multiple fireplaces throughout the space.
Lastly, the Brewhouse venue is located inside a historical building from the 1920’s and its expansive 14,000 sqft of space includes 4 patios. Guests will enjoy an upscale yet casual experience that exudes both glamour and grit.
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The versatility of Rainhard Brewing Co. lends itself to all sorts of functions ranging from birthdays, to weddings, to corporate events. Constructed in what was once a 1940’s style factory, the space has since renovated and modernized with sandblasted walls and exposed ceilings, retaining much of its original old world charm. Guests can sip a beer beside the tanks while soaking in its unique atmosphere.
The Junction Craft Brewing building was once the home of “The Destructor” – a historical, industrial incinerator that was clearly very good at its job. With laurels like that, you know you’re in for something special! While the building has gone through a serious makeover, the space itself still maintains its rich history and character evident throughout. The structure is a periodic, art deco style, providing a beautiful balance of original rustic, industrial, and modern accents. Able to accommodate up to 100 guests for all event types from weddings to corporate meetings and functions.
Looking for a unique place to hold your next meeting or team-building experience? Look no further than Cool Beer Brewing Company Ideal for smaller groups (up to 25), the venue offers an open concept space with multi-paned windows overlooking their state-of-the-art brewing facility. Audio/visual equipment is included with the venue rental along with free 0n-site parking.
Located in Toronto’s beloved Distillery District, Mill Street Brewery‘s Beer Hall opened in 2013 and is situated directly next door to the Brew Pub. The two venues’ indoor spaces can accommodate up to 500 guests and offers modern, communal seating in a lively atmosphere. Whether you’re hosting a large-scale celebration or an intimate dinner for just a handful of guests, the experts at Mill Street Brewery have got you covered!
Granite Brewery, located in midtown Toronto is a completely accessible venue that can accommodate up to 120 seated guests. The venue also boasts a beautiful courtyard patio perfect for intimate celebrations. Amenities include a full sound system, dance floor, free parking and access to the family-run brewery. With a large selection of menu options to choose from, the friendly staff are ready to treat you and your guests to an event to remember!
Caledon’s Good Lot Farmstead Brewing Co. offers two beautiful outdoor beer gardens, both with a seating capacity of 100. With the option of using their on-site catering or arranging your own, the staff will work with you to make your event a unique and memorable occasion.
Spacious, scenic, and central, High Park Brewery features a beautiful local artist-rendered wall, 7 brewing tanks, 12 taps, large windows, a beautiful patio, and 30-foot ceilings. Let’s not forget their spacious, year-round winterized patio can hold up to 50 people and features an outdoor sound system and ample parking.
12welve Bistro & Tapwerks was founded in 2015 by a group of local professionals dedicated to creating amazing products, revitalizing their local downtown, and giving back to numerous charitable organizations. This Durham brewery is home to a banquet hall, on-site restaurant, and member’s lounge. Featuring an indoor event space showcasing charming, exposed brick walls, and large windows overlooking the brewhouse, with lights on the tanks that illuminate the room. Perfect for small to medium-sized weddings.
With its 3,500 sqft open-concept taproom, Brunswick Bierworks is ready to welcome you and your guests for your next corporate or social event. The taproom features exposed wood beams and large windows overlooking the brewery. For smaller, more intimate gatherings of up to 20 people, the cellar tasting room is the ideal space boasting natural light from the overhead windows and also offers a view into the brewery. Your guests can watch the goings-on while enjoying a corporate lunch or intimate dinner. The patio is Brunswick’s newest space and can be booked separately for an intimate event or can be added on to the taproom space to offer your guests a variety of atmospheres.
Rorschach Brewing Co. offers several indoor and outdoor spaces, flexible catering packages, and competitive pricing! Their main dining room features 10 ft. ceilings, a herringbone accent wall, exposed wood beams, and beautiful French doors for tons of natural light. With a seated capacity up to 60, this space is ideal for intimate events and can transition effortlessly into a dining hall or dance floor!
As a community-focused brewery, People's Pint Brewing Company provides a space for community events and helps support various groups and charities financially through their beer sales. This is a great way to feel good about working with them. Amenities include an in-house sound system, special occasion permits, self-catered food options, and optional token system for bar service.
Left Field Brewery is a semi-private event space that includes four beer hall-style tables and benches that each seat between six to eight adults comfortably. Barrels, folding tables and chairs can be added on an as-needed basis. The event space is adjacent and open to the brewery tap room, bottle shop, and brewery production floor.
Worth mentioning is that the venue does not offer table service; all beers are ordered at the bar which is shared between the event space and Tap Room. This venue accommodates between 15 – 35 guests.
Located in trendy King West, Northern Maverick Brewing Co. is one of Toronto’s newest brewpubs. Offering a state-of-the-art microbrewery, 150-seat restaurant, 40-seat private dining room, and an expansive patio. There is more than enough room to accommodate your private function.
Events typically hosted here range from private beer classes for 10, to full venue buyouts for up to 350, featuring their in-house cured charcuterie and cheese stations.
Eastbound Brewing Company promises that same level of care they take to crafting their beer to your special event! From beer-paired family-style dinners to intimate wedding receptions, they’re ready to welcome special gatherings of all sorts to our taproom. They can seat up to 100 guests.
The from-scratch kitchen is always open and ready to prepare fresh, seasonal dishes to suit any type of event. House-made preserves, local ingredients and cooking with beer (really!) are just a few ways they help you create an inventive and delicious menu you can be proud to serve your guests!
Louis Cifer Brew Works‘s private second-floor restaurant overlooks the brewery and is a great place to hold your next event for up to 70 people. The venue hosts wedding receptions, engagement parties, corporate events, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, bachelor parties, memorials, team building events… You name it!
There is no room rental or minimum spend. Interestingly, they offer a balloon service as well as complimentary use of their projector and audio equipment. They’ll also work to accommodate your budget and tastes.