The Ontario Heritage Act works to protect buildings with historical significance. As a result, Toronto has managed to preserve its stunning architectural history going as far back as 1794. Many of these heritage buildings now serve as beautiful wedding venues that might be perfect for your special day.
Each heritage venue has its own charm. Rich history and stories are rooted within their walls, each boasting unique architectural designs – some with red brick and stone foundations, others with weathered wood or exposed steel beams. When it comes to finding the perfect wedding venue, Toronto has plenty of hidden gems across the city that will help bring your dream wedding come to life.
To help get your venue search started, here is a list of five historic wedding venues that Toronto has to offer.
As Toronto’s top catering company, we have in-depth experience in both wedding catering and wedding planning. We recently wrote about the “Pros and Cons of Having a Backyard Wedding in Toronto” and were really happy to hear how this helped many couples with their wedding plans. As summer is almost over and we are heading into the fall, we wanted to share some of our expertise and experience for people considering getting married during this beautiful season. While they are wonderful, fall weddings aren’t without their own unique challenges.
It’s without question that fall weddings have significantly grown in popularity in recent years. And why wouldn’t they? The fall in Ontario has a lot to offer to make your wedding spectacular. From gorgeous foliage colours to an increased availability for popular outdoor venues, you can often have the best options available. As well, you have an abundance of fresh, seasonal, local fruits and vegetables that can be utilized by your caterer, and this on its own an compelling reason to get married in the fall! Having an understanding of the challenges that you may face when holding an outdoor fall wedding will help you make an informed decision on the best venue in Toronto for your special day.
Based on our 30 years experience catering weddings, the two biggest challenges many couples face with holding a fall wedding are timing the date correctly to the foliage changes and handling the unpredictable weather.
Guillaume ClairetFive of the Best Fall Wedding Venues in Toronto
The ASAE holds an annual conference at different locations every year. This year, timed with Canada’s 150th Anniversary, the ASAE selected Toronto to host their event. With over 2,000 planned international attendees, we wanted to give ASAE members a truly Canadian culinary experience.
Guillaume ClairetToronto celebrates ASAE with Tourism Toronto and Daniel et Daniel Catering & Events
June is Pride month in Ontario; when we come together to not only celebrate our differences, but to also to appreciate our rights to be who we want to be and to love whomever we want to love. It was also the month that we got to know Stephen & Tony, and helped make their wedding day as beautiful as they are.
Guillaume ClairetPROUD TO BE MARRIED: CATERING STEPHEN & TONY’S WEDDING
We cater weddings all around Toronto and each one is unique and special for its own reasons. What made this particular Toronto wedding special for us was that it was for our very own sous-chef Hillary Brown and her husband Carmel Joseph Cuschieri.
Steam Whistle weddings are gorgeous. The indoor and outdoor spaces work perfectly for both rustic and chic weddings. The Beer Hall alone can entertain anywhere between 250 to 500 guest depending on if you do a sit down or reception. You don’t need a large group to get married there, Steam Whistle Brewing is happy to entertain groups as small as 30. Hillary and Carmel Joseph’s wedding was for 120 invitees.
Guillaume ClairetOur Sous-Chef’s Toronto Wedding at Steam Whistle Brewing