Looking for specific Toronto wedding photography locations for creative portraits and formals during your wedding? Here’s a comprehensive guide of locations at top Toronto wedding venues.

Our best engagement location guide has consistently been our most popular post on the blog. Discovering photogenic locations in the city that fit your particular style is not easy and it seems the guide has helped a lot of our readers. As the list of locations grew, we decided to create a collection of Toronto Wedding Photography locations specific to each wedding venue to help you pick the perfect venue and also specific locations in the venue for portrait photos.

Many couples ask us for ideas and suggestions about where to take wedding photos (for themselves and the bridal party) during the wedding day, at or around their wedding venue. That’s exactly what we’ve listed in this guide. You’ll also find how the same location is portrayed in an engagement session compared to a wedding. 

Let us know if you’re considering any of these Toronto wedding venues, have questions about how well they might reflect your vision, or have an idea of another location, let’s chat

Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM)

Style: Modern, classy, bright & airy
Elements: Large floor-to-ceiling glass windows, luxurious staircases, traditional houses outside
Region: Downtown Toronto

A magical blend of modern and traditional – the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) in Downtown Toronto makes an incredibly tasteful wedding venue – perfect for both indoor and outdoor wedding photography. See the full set in this wedding: Contemporary & Refined Wedding at the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Allan Gardens Conservatory

Style:  Nature-inspired garden in an urban jungle.
Elements: Beautiful tropical plants make up the backdrop for this intimate ceremony, including banana leaves the size of a boat. The glass ceilings also offer a very smooth, dreamy lighting.
Region: Downtown Toronto

Allan Gardens is a historical greenhouse located at the heart of Downtown Toronto. It makes an intimate wedding venue for both indoor and outdoor portraits, quite perfect for a nature-inspired, garden-style wedding or intimate elopement.

Graydon Hall Manor

Style: Classy, elegant, country-side
Elements: Georgeon manor house, formal garden, fountains, terrace
Region: North York

Graydon Hall Manor is a sophisticated historical manor that exudes class in every way. The grand entryway; stone paved walls and elegant arches; and a beautiful terrace and garden decked by fountains

There are a few beautiful rooms upstairs for the bride and groom to get ready. Did we mention, a balcony as well that makes a fabulous outdoor glimpse of the groom waiting for the first look?

Clearly, there’s no shortage of glamorous backdrops for wedding photos at this venue, as you can see from this Fairytale Graydon Hall Manor Wedding.

2nd Floor Events

Style: Contemporary city vibe, exposed bricks interiors, wooden ceilings
Elements: String lights, open & cozy space, large bright windows
Region: Downtown Toronto

Conveniently located on King St., this hip, contemporary venue has a spacious event space with large windows and exposed brick interiors. Even at night, during the wedding celebration, the soft ambiance creates an incredibly romantic look in your wedding photos that’ll warm your heart every time.

Check out this modern, industrial wedding at Second Floor Events here.

Hacienda Sarria

Style: Spanish European, traditional, vintage charm,
Elements: Luscious groomed garden with fountain, ironwork, balconies, wooden doors
Region: Kitchener, ON

Enjoy the charming and irresistible charm of Spanish architecture at Hacienda Sarria – just over an hour drive from Toronto! This location makes a gorgeous venue for a European style wedding, with no shortage of corners for portrait photos. The glistening fountain, groomed pines, Julian balconies, chandeliers, string-lights – need we go on? Read up on this stylish wedding story at Hacienda Sarria here.

Hacienda Sarria Wedding Photo Location in Kitchener

Liberty Grand

Style: Classic, elegant, grand, luxurious, European courtyard, historical
Elements: Grand steps at entrance with red carpet, large interior halls,
Region: Downtown

There’s no shortage of breathtaking photo locations throughout this wedding venue, with plant-covered limestone walls, high ceiling interiors, cream/gold-toned draperies, and grand arched entrance gate.
Our favourites were catching the soft glow at dusk in front of the magnificent iron door and majestic dome, where the bride’s whimsical dress flies over the crimson red carpet. Check out the full story of this wedding: Liberty Grand Wedding.

Toronto Liberty Grand Wedding Photography
Toronto Liberty Grand Wedding Photography in the rain

Thompson Hotel Toronto – The Park Room (Colette Grand Cafe)

Style: French country chic, European, bright & airy, classy, elegant
Elements: Beautiful outdoor pavilion for a wedding ceremony, impeccable decor, bar, dusty blue leather seats, marble tables…
Region: Downtown Toronto

The Park Room at the Thompson Hotel Toronto, formerly known as Colette Grand Cafe, boasts elegant French charms. It comes complete with a beautiful water-lined outdoor Pavillion for the ceremony, and of course an incredibly tasteful French restaurant for the reception. (We love it so much that my wife and I got married here!)

Check out this airy intimate wedding at The Thompson Hotel Park Room on the blog.

Langdon Hall

Style: Natural, country-side, country chic, rustic, classy
Elements: Cottage, barn, french windows, open fields and forests
Region: Cambridge, ON

This high-end manor near the Niagara region makes the perfect wine-county wedding venue. Beautiful interiors, vine covered exteriors, and a sweet barn-style space (with a fireplace) for ceremony – checks off all the boxes for a country-chic wedding.

Distillery District Toronto

Style: Hipster, rustic, contemporary
Elements: Red brick walls, charming small shops and restaurants, pedestrian streets
Region: Downtown Toronto

If you have a thing for exposed bricks and industrial greens, you’d love the Distillery District for your big day. See more at this full wedding: Rustic Glamor Wedding at The Loft in Toronto’s Distillery District.

Liberty Village and Caffino Ristorante

Style: Rustic, industrial, urban city chic
Elements: Red brick walls, charming restaurants and cafes, graffitis
Region: Downtown West

Toronto Liberty Village Caffino Wedding

Steam Whistle Brewery

Style: Industrial, hipster, for beer lovers, open space, bright & moody
Elements: Exposed wooden beams, string lights, high ceilings, large windows
Region: Downtown Toronto

Toronto Steam Whistle Wedding Reception room

Casa Loma

Style: Classy, traditional, opulent
Elements: Castle, terrace, formal garden, fountains
Region: Toronto Downtown

Marbles, wood, greenery, and fountains – elements that create a magnificent backdrop for wedding portraits. Check out this Grand Castle Fairytale Engagement at Casa Loma here.

University of Toronto

Style: Grand, historical, architectural, classic
Elements: Gardens, arches, traditional architecture
Region: Downtown

You don’t have to go to school here with your sweetheart to want to get married here. No wonder great movies are filmed here. UofT has such an intriguing mix of traditional architectural elements that’ll elevate your wedding photos. Something about those paved pathways, greeneries, and climbing vines on brick buildings – make beautiful weddings in any season.

University of Toronto Wedding Photo taken at the UC College

Hart House

Style: Grand, historical, architectural, gothic, classic, luxurious
Elements: Traditional stone architecture, formal garden, rich wood-paneled rooms
Region: Downtown

The Hart House at the University of Toronto is a unique treasure situated in downtown Toronto, Hart House is full of elegant rooms and beautiful architectural details. Both the bridal suite and the groom suite (Bickersteth Room) were filled with oak-paneled bookshelves, stone fireplace, and leaded glass windows.

Find more inspiration at this Classic and Elegant Hart House Wedding.

Trinity College

Style: Grand, historical, architectural, classic, luxurious
Elements: Gardens, stone walls, gorgeous foliage
Region: Downtown

Toronto Trinity College Wedding

Knox College

Style: Grand, historical, architectural, gothic, classic, luxurious
Elements: Garden, arches, grand staircases, dramatic lighting
Region: Downtown

Canoe Restaurant

Style: Contemporary, sleek, upscale
Elements: Open concept restaurant, wood-theme decor
Region: Downtown

One of the most photogenic wedding venues in Toronto, Canoe’s ceremony area is filled with light, glimmering off of the golden hardware inside. And who can complain about the superb view of the city?

Check out the full blog about this Canoe Restaurant wedding here.

Canoe Restaurant Wedding Ceremony Exit

Osgoode Hall

Style: Architectural, modern, classic
Elements: Arched door-ways, red brick walls, manicured gardens
Region: Downtown Toronto

This location is a popular wedding portrait spot for couples getting married in a downtown Toronto venue, wanting to grab an intimate outdoor portrait shoot near their venue. The lime stone arches against the red brick wall is our favourite backdrop for these quiet, sweet moments, almost a little break in the middle of the wedding day.

Toronto Osgoode Hall Wedding Photo

Estate of Sunnybrook Vaughan

Style: Classy, elegant, country-side
Elements: Generous manor house, garden, bright french windows
Region: North York

The Estates of Sunnybrook embodies a grand castle-like exterior and an interior with an abundance of french windows and high ceilings. It’s effortless to find a photogenic spot around any corner, in the middle of a wedding day.

This luminous Estates of Sunnybrook wedding at the Vaughan Estate pulls my heartstrings every time.

Estate of Sunnybrook – Mclean House

Style: Intimate country chic, cottage, Georgian style mansion
Elements: Landscape gardens, arches, winding staircase, french windows
Region: Mid-town Toronto

This is a different, more intimate location of the Estate of Sunnybrook. A more country-side manor look, makes a beautiful wedding location in all seasons (although we’re a bit biased towards fall in this case).

Eglinton Grand

Style: Vintage, glamorous, theatre
Elements: Large traditional theatre sign outside
Region: Midtown

This wedding location has got everything from a vintage old-film ticket booth, fluorescent mini lights, a film plaque with customized names, paired with a gold and red palette. A perfect venue for film, Hollywood-lovers.

See more of this tasteful wedding here – Vintage Hollywood Glamour Eglinton Grand Wedding.

Inn on the Twenty

Style: Country chic, small-town charm, European, earthy
Elements: vineyard, wide-open fields, charming barn
Region: Niagara-On-The-Lake

A weekend wedding getaway in the wine-county? Where do I sign up?! This sweet winery wedding venue will get you the barn look, the open vineyard field look, the charming small-town look, all in one.

Check out the rustic and cozy vineyard wedding here.

Konzelmann Estate Winery

Style: Country chic, rustic, earthy, bohemian
Elements: vineyard, wide-open fields, charming barn, gazebo by the lake
Region: Niagara On The Lake

Konzelmann offers a sweet and cozy lakefront location for wedding ceremonies. The gazebo creates an incredibly romantic backdrop when decorated with soft florals. It’s almost as if you can feel the breeze in these wedding photos!

The Warehouse Event Venue

Style: Industrial, modern, hipster
Elements: Large windows, string lights, exposed bricks
Region: Mid Town Toronto

If you’re into the minimal, artsy, hipster style, you’d love the Warehouse Event Venue for your big day. There’s a ton of interesting corners with tall painted walls and reflective glass. It effortlessly draws the focus to the highlight of the day: you.

Guildwood Inn

Style: Earthy, architectural, elegant, whimsical
Elements: Country-chic manor, stone arches, large architectural columns
Region: Scarborough

Cambridge Mill

Style: Modern meets traditional, grand ceilings, country-side
Elements: Exposed bricks, large floor to ceiling windows, water mill
Region: Cambridge, ON

Old Mills

Style: Victorian, country-chic, classy, elegant
Elements: Charming houses, ivory covered stone walls
Region: Downtown West

Sitting parallel with Humber River, Old Mill Inn is a victorian style wedding venue full of British country charm. The ivy-covered stone wall offers a romantic backdrop for any bridal portraits, and the beautiful wedding garden was only a stone path away.

You will love this intimate and charming wedding at Old Mill Toronto

Doctor’s House

Style: Contemporary, traditional, charming, vintage
Elements: Small charming church, bright french windows, gardens
Region: Northwest of Toronto

The Doctor’s House is a delightfully intimate venue, nestled in the charming small town of Kleinburg Village Northwest of Toronto. This dreamy wedding exudes a delicate and exquisite sense of class

Credit Valley Golf and Country Club

Style: Nature, elegant, classy
Elements: Wide open field, indoor reception hall with a great view
Region: Mississauga

Eagle’s Nest Golf Club

Style: Natural, earthy, elegant
Elements: Wide open field, terrace with a great view
Region: Richmond Hill

Kortright Center for Conservation

Style: Natural, earthy, botanical, care-free, mystical, earthy
Elements: Gorgeous tall pine trees, forest
Region: Vaughan

Madsen’s Greenhouse

Style: Whimsical, natural, romantic, lush greens
Elements: A greenhouse/tent like space, romantic with string lights
Region: Newmarket, GTA

Summer and botanical theme seem to go hand in hand. For those attracted to an out-of-city escape for their big day, this Fairytale Madsen’s Greenhouse Wedding at Newmarket is an easy consideration.

Adamson Estate

Style: Country-chic, rustic, farm-like
Elements: Rustic barn, serene waters, charming houses
Region: Mississauga

Piper’s Heath Golf Club

Style: Nature, elegant, classy
Elements: Wide open field, indoor reception hall with a great view
Region: Milton

Private outdoor wedding gardens, romantic stone clubhouse and the expansive vista of the golf course makes a rustic & ethereal wedding at the Piper’s Heath Golf Club

Location guide for wedding photo in toronto