June 20, 2023

7 Unique Wedding Venues That Make You Feel Like You’re Not in Ontario

Planning a wedding but not sure what to look for as far as a location? How about a venue that transports your guests to another world without leaving the Toronto Pearson Airport? With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to narrow down your choices. Well, don’t worry—we’ve done it for you!

Check out these one-of-a-kind seven unique wedding venues. We promise that they will make you feel like you’re not in Ontario:

Graydon Hall, North York

A charming, elegant estate nestled amidst a lush green backdrop in the middle of the city. Resembling a royal English manor house, this venue features gorgeous greenery, fabulous fountains and a picturesque terrace. The interior boasts beautiful rooms, a classic aesthetic and a magical garden experience. A dream!

Graydon Hall Wedding – Stacie & Izzy

Graydon Hall Manor Toronto Wedding

Spencer’s at the Waterfront, Burlington

With its floor-to-ceiling glass walls, this sun-soaked spot serves as the perfect backdrop to begin your lifelong journey together. The location has a refreshing marine-like feel. The waterfront view provides plenty of photo opportunities to add visual variety to your wedding gallery.

Spencer's At The Waterfront Wedding Ceremony

Casa Loma, Toronto

This goes without saying—a grand castle reminiscent of a European palace. With its stunning architecture, lush gardens and tastefully appointed interiors, Casa Loma features a fairy tale setting for your wonderful wedding story. You can choose from a variety of event spaces, including the Great Hall, the gardens and the Glass Pavilion.

Elora Mill & Spa, Elora

A combination of cottage core and romantic magic is the only way to describe this venue. Located about two hours from the city, it’s a hidden gem that offers scenic solitude for you and your wedding guests.

With its selection of breathtaking backdrops—from the relaxing river flowing alongside to the enticing Elora gorge or the beautiful town of Elora itself—this is a location you’ll love.

Elora Mill Wedding – Melissa & Michael

Elora Mill, reception room

Honsberger Estate, Niagara Region

Here’s an outstanding option for a sophisticated, winery-style wedding. The sumptuous surroundings and exceptional hospitality offered at this exquisite Victorian estate—an historic structure that’s been standing for over a century—will ensure that your beautiful day becomes a beloved everlasting memory.

Honsberger Estate Wedding – Kerri & Devin

Honsberger Estate ceremony location

The Compass Rose Suites, Prince Edward County

A European-style farmhouse far off the beaten path, this lovely location adds a special soupçon of romance to your wedding experience. It’s the perfect setting for capturing timeless memories with your loved ones. The ceremony site hidden away in the woods, makes for a magically lush background sure to delight every nature lover. Bonus points: you can even stay overnight!

Compas Rose PEC wedding venue at night

The Hare Wine Co.

Venue that’s growing in popularity courtesy of its Spanish courtyard-type charm. This special spot is surrounded by wine that’s ready to be made, and the warm summer air creates an unforgettably romantic ambiance for you and your guests.

Picking the perfect spot for your special day involves an assortment of different factors, but why not decide on a destination a little closer to home? Want to see even more wedding venue ideas?

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We hope our above list will help you find a unique venue for your wedding day!