Toronto Wedding Photography Locations

Besides choosing a great wedding photographer there are few other things that you can do yourself to guarantee amazing wedding pictures.  One of those things is making sure that you choose a good photo-shoot location.  A spot that is convenient, accessible, perhaps sentimental  and of course aesthetically beautiful.  We’ve compiled a list of great wedding photo Locations in Toronto .  Please keep in mind some locations do require a permit.

Alexander Muir Gardens
Alexander Muir Road, Yonge Street, south of Lawrence Ave, Toronto
30 people maximum
$103.00 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking
An inviting Iron Gate leads off the main street of Toronto through rose gardens on stone steps accompanied with beautiful architectural stone balconies overlooking the crushed brick pathways and sunken gardens surrounded by maples, willows and oak trees

Angus Glen Golf Club
10080 Kennedy Road, Markham

Ashbridges Bay
Lakeshore Blvd. E. & Coxwell Ave.
30 people maximum
$103 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking
Features: Situated on Lake Ontario, features expansive beaches, a harbour & marina, and boardwalk cafe

Black Creek Pioneer Village
1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Steeles Ave. & Jane St. Toronto
416-736-1740 ext. 5444
Permit $300

 Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace, Toronto
Permit: $200-$300

 Centennial Park Conservatory
151 Elmcrest Rd, Toronto
West off Renforth Road, just north of Rathburn Avenue
20 people maximum
$412.00 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking, min 2 hours
Surround yourself with the delightful sights of breathtaking flowers and tropical plants.

Cherry Beach
South end of Cherry St. Toronto
Permit: None required
Features: Situated on Lake Ontario (East end of Toronto), featuring Sandy beach, wooded areas and a boardwalk.

Copper Creek Golf Club
1191 Highway #27 Kleinburg
905-893-3370 ex202

Distllery District
Mill Street (Between Parliament St. and Cherry St.), Toronto
Permit: $150.00
416-203-2363 x32
Cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways, and old brick buildings make a unique background for interesting photos.

Edwards Gardens
777 Lawrence Avenue East
30 people maximum
$288.40 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking
10am, 12 noon, 2pm & 4pm

Evergreen Brickworks
550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Permit: $200
416-596-1495 x329
Nestled in Toronto’s lush ravines in a setting of awe-inspiring heritage buildings, Evergreen Brick Works is the ideal venue for a special event. Our spaces offer various capacities, from the 225-seat year-round BMO Atrium to a capacity of 2,000 standing reception in the Pavilions and Holcim Gallery.  One of our favourite spots

Glen Abbey Golf Course
1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville

Glendon College, York University
Location: Bayview Ave.& Lawrence Ave.
Permit: permit required
Phone: 416-487-6798
Beautiful Rose gardens, treed pathways, an old manor, and stone walkways

Greystone Golf Club
9689 Dublin Line Milton,

Guild Inn Gardens

201 Guildwood Pkwy
30 people maximum
$288.40 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking
A waterfront park and woodland area west of Guild Inn contains a mature forest and pleasant walking trails, historic stone sculptures and arches. The interesting attractions are popular for wedding photography.

Harbourfront, Toronto
Queen’s Quay Blvd. West (between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street), Toronto
No permit required for outdoors; please call to inquire about indoor permits.

Hart House, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle (U of T Campus)
No permit required if wedding is held at Hart House.
Phone: 416-978-2187
Beautiful courtyard, grounds and Gothic style architecture

High Park
Bloor and Parkside (west, just north of the QEW)
Permission may be required, as events may be planned.

Humber Arboretum

Hwy 27 and Humber College Blvd
Permit: $146 including HST
There are a variety of gardens, including ponds, forests, waterfalls, mature trees, wooden walkways, bridges and stone paths. Discover our mature Rhododendrons that bloom profusely in Spring, our colourful annual and perennial gardens, rose gardens, and ornamental grass gardens.

Humber Bridge, Etobicoke
This 139 meter bridge situated on Lake Onatario on Lakeshore Rd and South Kingsway featurie a sandy beach, parkland, trees, and walkways
Permit: None required

James Gardens
121 Edenbridge Rd
$137.11 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking (min booking 2 hr)
Located in the Toronto district of Etobicoke, this four hectare park is very formal. The ponds here are fed by a spring and are crossed over by rustic bridges. The colourful flower gardens add to the visual appeal of the park.

Kensignton Market
Located just to the west of downtown Toronto, bordered by Spadina Avenue, Dundas Street, Bathurst Street and College Street.
A distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. The (partly) outdoor market has probably been photographed more often than any other site in Toronto.

Kew Gardens
2075 Queen St. East
30 people maximum
103.00 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking

Kleinburg Railway Station or McMichael Canadian Art Collection

10391 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario If you would like more information or would like to book a photo permit, please contact our Event and Sales Coordinator at 905.893.1121 x 2536 or

Kortright Center
9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge

Leslie Spit
The Spit is open year-round every weekend, 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. from April – October and 9:00 – 4:30 p.m. from November to March. Park on Union or Leslie.
The park is located on a man-made peninsula, known as the Leslie Street Spit, which extends five km into Lake Ontario and is over 500 hectares in size.

Main Street, Kleinberg, Ontario
No Permit required
Historic village home to the McMichael Art Gallery

Millenium Gardens
Lakeshore and Coxwell Avenue, accross from the old Woodbine Racetrack
30 people maximum
$103.00 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking

Music Garden
475 Queen’s Quay West
20 people maximum
$103.00 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking

Nathan Philllips Square
A lively public gathering place located immediately in front of Toronto City Hall, on the northwest corner of Queen and Bay Streets.

North York Rose Garden
Northwest corner of Yonge Street and Park Horne Avenue, Toronto
Winding pathways, mature trees and a lovely array of greenery and flowers.
$103.00 (plus tax) per 2 hour booking

Oakbank Park
250 Centre Street, Thornhill
Small, scenic pond with wooden walkway and a few benches. Pleasant for a short stop but used to have open access.

Osgoode Hall
130 Queen Street West
No Permit Required
Historic building, with colourful manicured gardens, cobblestone pathways and ornate iron fencing. Wedding photographs may be taken outside the building. Pictures are not allowed inside but the gardens are magnificent and the building provides a lovely backdrop.

Parks/Gardens Mississauga 
Mississauga has many beautiful park settings available for your professional photography and wedding ceremony needs (for Mississauga residents only)

 Philosophers Walk
a scenic footpath in the main campus of the University of Toronto. The path is bounded by several Toronto landmarks, including the ROM, Royal Conservatory of Music and Trinity College.  A verdant, quiet (except for practicing musicians in the music school nearby), winding alternative path through U of T

Queen’s Park
An urban park in the Downtown area of Toronto. The park itself is technically owned by the University of Toronto

Rosetta McClain Gardens
5 Glen Everest Road, Toronto
South side of Kingston Rd, east of Birchmount Rd.
Recognized for its accessible design the formal Gardens features a central water fountain.

Royal Botanical Gardens
680 Plains Rd. W.Burlington
Permit: $200
Colourful array of blooms is a beautiful backdrop to your wedding photos. Spectacular outdoor gardens are available from May until October

Scarborough Bluffs
Bluffs stretch for about 15 km along the Lake Ontario shore, from the Eastern Beaches of Toronto in the west, to East Point Park in the east. The Scarborough Bluffs are a significant geological feature resulting from the accumulation of sedimentary deposits over 12,000 years ago. They were formed by the natural processes of wind and water erosion from Lake Ontario.

St James Park
65 Church St
Beside the beautiful St. James’ Cathedral, St. James’ Park features one of Toronto’s nicest gardens. Kept meticulously clean by the Toronto Garden Society, every time I visit I’m amazed how it’s changed from the previous time. The garden is always planted with fresh flowers, always immaculately cared for no matter the season. There are several benches to catch some afternoon sun, some sculptures, a fountain and a large gazebo with often holds outdoor concerts. It’s a great 19th century style garden oasis, and a highly recommended photo place (I actually just recommended it to friends who are getting married nearby next fall).

St. Lawrence Market 
Front St. & Jarvis St., Toronto
Permit: Call for permit information
City architectural landmark, farmers’ market, indoor food market.

Spadina House
Location: 285 Spadina Rd.
Call for permit information
Victorian mansion surrounded by restored victorian gardens.

Sunnyside Pavilion
1755 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto
Phone: 416-392-8188
Situated on Lake Ontario, featuring beaches, Late 1800’s architecture, iron gates, fountain, courtyard, and a boardwalk.

TD Centre
Bay St. & Wellington St. W., Toronto
Permit: None if venue is canoe restaurant
Urban environment, tall skyscrapers, concrete walls, and small greenspace.

Toronto Islands Parks
Ferries to the Toronto Island leave from the Ferrydocks at 9 Queens Quay West, located south of Queens Quay between Yonge Street and Bay Street. Please check ferry schedules ahead of time as departures vary throughout the seasons.

Union Station
65 Front Street West, Toronto
Permit: $100

University Of Toronto
27 King’s College Circle, Toronto
Permit: $130 (includes HST) for non-alumni, alumni save 50%
Beautiful old architecture on a beautifully landscaped campus.

Vellore Town Hall

9541 Westin Rd.
Woodbridge, ON
Heritage building, gazebo, garden, woodlot, stone, seating/wall.