There was a time when small weddings were speedy court or elopement sessions. These days, intimate weddings have evolved to be a more common option for many couples. You can still have your nearest and dearest loved ones witness your marriage in a beautiful venue with a reception, too. It’s a practical, affordable, and less stressful choice.
What a joy to get married in Toronto! Known for its culture and history, it is also a haven with different gorgeous wedding spots. We’ve rounded up the best small venues for your big day. You see, we believe all weddings are magical-big or small. Your love and union will always be at the forefront of your special day.
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A treasure in the middle of the city, Bellamy Loft, is a great location for your intimate wedding. It has a space that can accommodate up to 150 guests and the best thing about it is it’s completely customizable options. You can rent out the whole place or have it divided into a smaller area if you’re having a smaller number of guests.
It’s a blank space that you can transform anyway you want it. You can design it yourself or hire a stylist to make it suitable for your theme. Bellamy Loft has selections that allow you to make your wedding day tailor-fitted to all your requirements. From full-service to venue rental only, you can’t go wrong with choosing a venue that’s as flexible as this one is.
- website: www.bellamyloft.com/
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave West, Unit #4, North York, ON M3K1Z9
Thompson Landry Gallery
Wed surrounded by contemporary paintings and sculptures. The Thompson Landy Gallery is a venue overflowing with character. Its exposed brick and plaster walls give it a rustic and yet elegant feel perfect for weddings. It can accommodate ceremonies and different receptions from 100-150 guests. What an amazing place to hold your intimate celebration!
- website: www.thompsonlandry.com/
- address: 32 Distillery Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4, Canada
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Swoon-worthy from ceiling to flooring, the Jam Factory is a beautiful space best suited for rustic and old-country charm weddings. The warm color of the wood along with the brick walls is a stylist’s dream. You don’t even need to do much; it gives a very charming vibe even with the simplest of designs.
One look at the Jam Factory and you’ll be transported to a world of old rustic charm. The venue has beautiful exposed bricks and wood beams. It is an endearing and mesmerizing space. If rustic is the theme you’re going for, this is the place for you.
- website: www.jamfactoryto.com/
- address: 2 Matilda Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M4M 1L9
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Airship 37 brings with it the unique Toronto flair. It’s industrial but also stylish and swanky. It’s completely customizable, too. It can magically turn into rustic, garden-themed, to modern and contemporary.
Depending on the season, you can open its garage doors that lead to its patio to enjoy the breeze. Its Gooderham Lounge has a built-in bar that transports its guests pleasantly back to the past. It’s a unique and rare venue place. Make your wedding day even more memorable with Airship 37.
- website: berkeleyevents.com/
- address: 37 Parliament St.
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Nestled in the fashion district, Oretta is home to authentic Italian cuisine. Aside from mouth-watering excellent food, it is a stylish venue that has several areas to cater to your intimate wedding needs. While fashionable and modern, it maintains its homey flair. Feel right at home and comfortable with the most important people in your life as you celebrate your best day at Oretta.
- website: www.oretta.to/
- address: 633 King St. W Toronto, ON M5V 1M5
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How about you get married with Toronto as your backdrop? Make it a wedding experience for everyone to remember if you get married on a ship! With magnificent views, the breeze, and different fleets to choose from, you can customize the packages to fit your wedding day. Mariposa Cruises has different packages that can make your day as beautiful as can be and as stress-free as possible, too.
- website: www.hornblower.com
- address: 207 Queen’s Quay West, Suite 425, Box 101 Queen’s Quay Terminal
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1A7
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
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Did you know that the Toronto Public Library has a gorgeous space for events? You’ll find Bram & Bluma Appel Salon on the second floor of the Toronto Reference Library. They designed its windows as a gateway for natural light, which looks great in person and in pictures. It’s like being graced with a natural filter. It has a contemporary modular design that can be styled for any theme.
- website: venuerentals.tpl.ca/
- address: 789 Yonge Street, Toronto
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Known for providing a true culinary experience, Jump restaurant is one of Toronto’s jewels. How lucky are we that they accept events too? With a mesmerizing glass atrium, wrap-around bar, and a courtyard patio along with delicious dishes also, to want for your wedding day? Get married in one of Toronto’s best fine dining restaurants. Your guests will thank you for the experience.
- website: www.jumprestaurant.com/
- address: 18 Wellington St. W Toronto, ON M5L1G4
Photo by: Carolyn Bentum
Aisling Lakehouse is a romantic venue to celebrate your summer wedding. With a gorgeous view and a relaxed environment, it’s all you can ask for in an intimate wedding. It’s a secluded area that can host 75 guests. Have a relaxed and laid-back celebration here. Have a meaningful ceremony and enjoy your reception with family and friends.
- website: aislingweddings.com/
- address: 79 Sundog Rd, Parry Sound, ON P2A 0B2
Photo by: Erik Cheng
If it’s a city wedding you want, why don’t you have it in one of Toronto’s most stylish restaurants? At 54 floors above the city, you get world-class cuisine and an unbeatable view. You can rent out their individual spaces or the whole restaurant. It’s already a stunning place, to begin with, and when styled, it can look even better to suit your wedding day.
- website: www.canoerestaurant.com/
- address: 66 Wellington St. W, TD Bank Tower, 54th Floor, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6