The sun is out and love is in the air! What better way to celebrate the union of two souls than with a picturesque, outdoor patio wedding? With their captivating ambiance and breathtaking views, these patio wedding venues offer a unique blend of sophistication and charm, setting the stage for unforgettable moments.
For this article, we’ve created a thorough and curated list of Toronto’s best patio wedding venues. From elegant rooftops overlooking the city skyline to charming garden spaces nestled within the heart of the city, you’ll quickly discover why more couples are choosing these outdoor wedding venues as the backdrop for their special day.
Whether you’re envisioning a large-scale ceremony or an intimate gathering, the Hart House team is ready to assist in creating your special day.
With its enclosed design, the outdoor space provides a sense of privacy and exclusivity. The expansive area includes a tented patio, multiple levels with a castle-like ambiance, and breathtaking views of the original stonework and leaded glass windows. The space is adorned with beautiful gardens nestled among the stonework, large bronze sculptures, and a captivating flagstone aisle.
This unique outdoor space is exclusively available in conjunction with the Great Hall, offering the option of an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception. Alternatively, you can impress your guests with an enchanting outdoor dance floor area.
The Madison Greenhouse Event Venue
With a huge volume of weddings under its belt, The Madison Greenhouse Event Venue was originally built as a plant greenhouse. It now serves as the perfect location for your special day. Guests are treated to the serene beauty of an indoor waterfall and a panoramic display of indoor trees and vibrant, opulent flowers. Following the wedding ceremony, a walk over a charming wooden bridge leads guests into a paradise-like cocktail lounge. Miniature lights adorning the ceiling and tropical trees create a unique indoor starlit experience as the sun sets outside.
The courtyard, a picturesque space that is tucked away in the surrounding forest, makes for the ideal photo location or even for your vow exchange. A secluded cobblestone path from the greenhouse leads you to this truly special spot.
Royal Ambassador Event Centre perfectly manicured outdoor facilities feature a gorgeous lake view, and two separate gazebos, able to accommodate 200+ guests. Top-quality cuisine and exclusive options for both indoor and outdoor options make this a great choice for patio wedding venues.
If you’re envisioning an outdoor terrace wedding with a breathtaking view of Lake Ontario, then look no look further than the stunning Paletta Mansion This is one of the most gorgeous patio wedding venues offering a bridal and groom suite, exclusive menu packages, and can accommodate up to 90 guests for a seated, plated dinner.
The stunning flower-laden courtyard at Archeo gives off a fairy-tale ambiance with a canopy of romantic lighting and cobblestone grounds. In the courtyard, you have access to a fully licensed bar with its own private entrance. Bonus: If you’re interested in hosting an outdoor ceremony at Archeo, they’ll even offer you traditional ceremony row seating.
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The Henley Room, located at the Argonaut Rowing Club, has been the backdrop for beautiful waterfront weddings for over two decades. This venue has hosted intimate weddings with 40-person sit-down meals, as well as large cocktail receptions for over 200. One of the venue’s most enchanting features is its 750 square foot waterfront terrace, providing an idyllic setting for guests to watch the sunset and take amazing photographs.
The Henley Room aims to provide a unique, intimate experience by booking only one event at a time. This policy ensures guests can enjoy exclusive use of the space without sharing amenities, such as washrooms, offering a break from the typical “wedding factory” atmosphere.
Whether you dream of an intimate ceremony with a backdrop of scenic Lake Ontario, a grand celebration in an elegant ballroom, or a reception in manicured gardens, Hotel X Toronto provides the perfect option for patio wedding venues. With capacity to host up to 2,000 attendees and offering 404 luxurious hotel room accommodations, the venue’s unique spaces set the stage for your dream wedding in downtown Toronto.
The SoHo Hotel & Residences
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The SoHo Hotel & Residences in Toronto offers a variety of spaces ideal for weddings including a 2,500 square foot outdoor terrace and marquee area that accommodates up to 200 guests. Their team of professionals is prepared to help you plan every aspect of your special day in order to make it an event to remember!
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Located in one of Toronto’s oldest historic landmark buildings, directly across from the CN Tower and Rogers Centre, the Steam Whistle Brewery aims to make your big day as smooth and enjoyable as possible. The venue boasts five stunning event spaces, including Pilsner Hall which in warmer months (May – October) boasts a 2,000 square foot open-air, outdoor patio that is the perfect setting for a memorable wedding ceremony.
Graydon Hall Manor is the epitome of elegance and sophistication. This historical boutique venue offers a 160-foot long stone terrace with views of flowing fountains and stunning, lush gardens. The outdoor terrace can seat up to 250 and can accommodate up to 350 for a standing reception.
The Granite Brewery has not one, but two stunning patios including a beautiful, secluded courtyard at the back of the restaurant that’s more than ideal for your nuptials! Who wouldn’t want to get married in this beautiful garden oasis?
Miller Lash House is situated amongst 350 acres of forest in Toronto’s East end. This historic venue exudes charm and is ideal for outdoor, romantic weddings. Their tranquil RiverRock Waterfall Site can accommodate up to 400 guests in a traditional theatre-style seating arrangement. Or, for a more intimate affair, your guests can be seated, encircling you as you say your I Do’s. With a separate tented patio for the reception, weather need not be a worry on your big day as your ceremony can take place on the covered dance floor should the weather not cooperate.
The Drake Hotel
If you’re looking for a unique, boutique hotel for your wedding, then look no further than The Drake Hotel. It’s a one-of-a-kind bespoke experience, that can host up to 150 for both ceremony and cocktail receptions. It’s a trendy space with lots of character and is sure to make your special day an unforgettable one.
Auberge du Pommier
Auberge du Pommier, the first gem in Oliver & Bonacini’s collection, has been a staple in Toronto’s dining scene and a sought-after event venue since 1987. Built around the charming remnants of two 1860s woodcutters’ cottages, and with a capacity of up to 100 seated, this fine French restaurant can be fully booked for Saturday lunches and Sunday lunches and dinners. During the warmer months, this venue provides a lush, garden terrace for outdoor ceremonies and receptions, presenting a refined option for weddings and other special occasions.
The Chase is no stranger to summertime celebrations on their spectacular rooftop terrace. With breathtaking views of the city, a 360-degree bar, and plush lounge seating, this terrace just might be the perfect space for your cozy, intimate wedding ceremony and reception for up to 80 guests.
A private courtyard nestled behind George Restaurant surrounded by flowers and greenery makes for an ideal location to host an intimate gathering. Tucked away from the public, the courtyard can host up to 54 seated guests, making your wedding feel cozy and magical in a beautiful outdoor space that can accommodate both your ceremony and reception!
Markland Wood Golf Club
With a specialization in weddings, Markland Wood Golf Club offers a luxurious setting for patio wedding venues within a private club, making it the perfect choice for your special day. Their flexible and customizable wedding packages cater to your unique preferences. Markland Wood also features an adjoining covered outdoor terrace and patio area, adding to the versatility of this beautiful space.
Overlooking Liberty Village sits the spacious 2,600 square foot patio of Nodo Liberty – an ideal spot to host your intimate wedding or cocktail reception. For larger celebrations, full restaurant buyouts plus the patio can be combined to accommodate up to 475. Notable features include floor-to-ceiling windows, a cellar room, and a menu featuring classic, regional dishes, this venue’s patio is perfect for your wedding.
The Broadview Hotel
If you’re looking for a historical landmark to host your special day, then the The Broadview Hotel is your go-to venue! Nestled in the east end of Toronto, this beautiful event space can host a variety of your wedding-related occasions, plus the hotel offers guests preferred room rates which, of course, is super convenient!
The Symes is a unique and industrial-chic venue located in Toronto’s Junction Neighbourhood. The terrace (included with the Scarlett Room rental) comfortably accommodates up to 250 guests. We think you’ll agree that this venue is definitely worth having on your radar for patio wedding venues.
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CaFfinO offers a blend of both indoor and outdoor facilities, coupled with a billowing white tent and courtyard- making it the perfect place to host a wedding of up to 125. They offer a unique experience amongst a historical backdrop, including exclusively catered menus plus professional waitstaff. This venue is a beautiful option if you’re planning to host your wedding in the city!
La Primavera Event Space is a versatile and expansive venue in Vaughan. With several rooms to accommodate events of various sizes from grand celebrations for up to 1200 or smaller, and intimate events for up to 75 guests. In addition, the nature-enclosed Garden provides a picturesque setting for ceremonies and cocktail receptions, accommodating up to 100 guests. With over 50+ years of combined expertise, the team at La Primavera will work with you to ensure your event is one-of-a-kind.
La Maquette Restaurant
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The stunning La Maquette Restaurant is one that you definitely need to keep your eye out for! If you’re looking for an intimate yet romantic setting with two stories of architectural beauty plus a wonderful patio to host your special guests, this location is ideal for your upcoming wedding. It’s perfectly chic and will truly blow your guests away. With space for up to 200, what more could you want?
Located in Toronto’s vibrant Financial District, Bymark is a downtown oasis that combines the city’s dynamic energy with sophisticated elegance. Whether it’s a wedding, a corporate meeting, or a special milestone occasion, Bymark is a timeless backdrop created by renowned designer, Yabu Pushelberg.
Bymark offers the option of full or partial buyouts, allowing guests to utilize the main dining room, modern bar, and spacious patio to bring their event vision to life.
Situated on four acres and surrounded by lush, Mediterranean gardens is Columbus Event Centre. Say your “I Do’s” on the patio, then take photos around the water fountains while your guests sip beverages in one of the beautiful gazebos. Suited for all types of special occasions, the Columbus Event Centre has been a favourite for over 30 years!