25 Gorgeous Outdoor Wedding Venues In Ontario

If you are looking for the perfect venue for your big day, look no further than Royal Ambassador Event Centre.

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From the rolling hills and lush ferns of Niagara-on-the-Lake to the rugged northern shores of Lake Superior, Ontario has no shortage of gorgeous venues that will make your wedding day unforgettable. The natural scenery of Ontario is stunning, and there are many scenic outdoor wedding venues in Ontario that take advantage of this natural beauty.

The great thing about outdoor settings is that they can take on many different looks and styles to fit your personal tastes. And if you are not sure where to start your search, we’re here to help! Here is a list of our top favourite outdoor locations in Ontario that will make your search a little easier.


1 Royal Ambassador Event Centre

The Royal Ambassador Event Centre is a spectacular outdoor venue in Ontario that offers some of the most unique wedding and other events in the area.

Located in the picturesque village of Caledon, the Royal Ambassador is a perfect choice for couples looking to tie the knot in a splendid outdoor location.

Whether you want your ceremony to take place in a serene outdoor setting on the banks of Innis Lake and you want to dance under the stars, the Royal Ambassador Event Centre will definitely exceed your expectations.

The Royal Ambassador Event Centre is a spectacular outdoor venue in Ontario that offers some of the most unique wedding and other events in the area. Located in the picturesque village of Caledon, the Royal Ambassador is a perfect choice for couples looking to tie the knot in a splendid outdoor location. Whether you want your ceremony to take place in a serene outdoor setting on the banks of Innis Lake and you want to dance under the stars, the Royal Ambassador Event Centre will be able to exceed your expectations.

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Website: https://www.theroyalambassador.com/

Address: 15430 Innis Lake Road, Caledon East, ON L7C 2Z1


2 Strathmere

Strathmere is a unique location for outdoor weddings. The views are stunning, and the rustic charm of the barn makes it a truly lovely backdrop for an outdoor wedding. Although the venue is a little bit off the beaten path, it's worth the trip to the rural area near Ottawa. The barn is surrounded by large grassy fields and hundred year old maple trees, and a variety of ceremony sites are available.

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Strathmere is a unique location for outdoor weddings. The views are stunning, and the rustic charm of the barn makes it a truly lovely backdrop for your nuptials. The venue is totally worth the trip to the rural area near Ottawa. The barn is surrounded by large grassy fields, hundred year old maple trees, and a variety of sites are available.

Website: https://www.strathmere.com/

Address: 1980 Phelan Road West, North Gower, Ontario, K0A-2T0


3 Vineland Estates

The Vineland Estates is a great spot for a wedding, with a sprawling property that is just a one hour drive from Toronto. If you would like a venue that gives you a secluded feel, then this is the perfect event space for you. Vineland Estates is great for outdoor weddings as well since the grounds have plenty of room for a large gathering.

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Vineland Estates Vinery is a truly one-of-a-kind wedding venue, and it’s just one hour drive from Toronto. The Vinery is located in the heart of the Niagara Escarpment, and offers panoramic views of the countryside, with grounds that are perfect for outdoor affairs and romantic walks.

From the Carriage House, an intimate venue that can accommodate up to 56 guests to the premium wine, fine foods and excellent service, the Vineland Estates will satisfy even the most sophisticated brides.

Website: https://vineland.com/

Address: 3620 Moyer Rd, Vineland, ON L0R 2C0


4 Windermere House

Located North of Toronto in the Muskoka Region, Windermere House is a stunning wedding venue with a calm, romantic atmosphere that is perfect for a summer or fall wedding. The venue is located on the banks of Lake Rosseau, an area known for its natural beauty.

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Windermere House is a splendid wedding venue located in the heart of Muskoka on the banks of Lake Rosseau, an area known for its natural beauty. It offers a unique blend of rustic elegance and luxury, with opportunities for stunning photography, and has all the amenities you need to make your day special. Several lovely indoor rooms can accommodate up to 150 guests, and the grounds are equipped for a charming outdoor ceremony and reception. Windermere has several dining options, including a full-service caterer.

Website: https://windermerehouse.com/

Address: 2508 Windermere Rd, Windermere, ON P0B 1P0


5 Cardinal Golf Club

Cardinal Golf Club offers a great variety of options for a wedding ceremony and reception. The grounds provide the backdrop of a tree-filled setting with a rolling fairway and ravine that is perfect for a wedding. The venue's pavilion is surrounded with well manicured landscaping.

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Couples who want a wedding that is the talk of the town will always be drawn to the Cardinal Golf Club in King City. The scenic venue has a vast green lawn area with views across the clubhouse to rolling hills and a scenic pond. The highly acclaimed golf course is spectacular, and complements the dining area perfectly.

Website: https://cardinalgolfclub.com

Address: 2740 Davis Dr W, King, ON L7B 0G7


6 Country Heritage Park

Located in rural Ontario, Canada, Country Heritage Park offers an idyllic setting for outdoor weddings.

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A great, untraditional wedding venue should be a reflection of the love you share. What is the one thing that defines your relationship? Whether it’s a shared love of adventure, a passion for your art, or a passion for your favorite sports team, Country Heritage Park can help you bring that passion to life by hosting your wedding in a truly unique way.

Located in rural Ontario, Canada, Country Heritage Park offers an idyllic setting for outdoor affairs. You could tie the knot on the meadow next to the Cassin Family Farmstead or inside Mayne Corners United Church or Gambrel Barn.

During your reception at Gambrel Barn, ask your photographer to take a few sunset portraits.

Website: https://www.countryheritagepark.com/

Address: 8560 Tremaine Rd, Milton, ON L9T 2X3


7 Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen Brick Works

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Explore the serenity and tranquil beauty of Evergreen Brick Works. This beautiful central Toronto site is located in the middle of one of the busiest cities in the world, but is one of the most beautiful places to hold your nuptials in Toronto. A high-end wedding venue, Evergreen Brick Works is a gorgeous destination that offers the perfect outdoor setting to make your wedding memorable. Whether you choose to tie the knot in the amazing The Frances and Tim Price Terrace overlooking the pond, in the CRH Gallery & Koerner Gardens or in the massive pavilions, Evergreen Brick Works is the perfect location for your ceremony in Toronto.

Website: https://www.evergreen.ca/evergreen-brick-works/

Address: 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8


8 Paletta Mansion

With its classic charm, beautiful scenery, and proximity to Toronto, the Paletta Mansion on the shore of Lake Ontario is a hidden gem amongst the many picturesque wedding venues in Southern Ontario. Its location, sweeping vistas and elegant, vintage décor, Paletta Mansion is like a dream come true for wedding photographers. The expansive grounds include charming gardens, a lawn area, and a terrace available for ceremonies, as well as a spacious main house for your wedding reception.

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With its classic charm, beautiful scenery, and proximity to Toronto, Paletta Mansion is a hidden gem amongst the many picturesque wedding venues in Southern Ontario. Its location, sweeping vistas and elegant, vintage décor, Paletta Mansion is like a dream come true for wedding photographers. The expansive grounds include charming gardens, a lawn area, and a terrace available for ceremonies, as well as a spacious main house for your wedding reception.

This famous building provides stunning views of the Lake Ontario, and the lush greenery surrounding it is a splendid setting for your wedding portraits. It’s no wonder why Paletta Mansion has been named one of the most beautiful venues in the province. 

Website: https://www.palettalakefrontmansion.com/

Address: 4250 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON L7L 1A6


9 Cambium Farms

For those who want to have the wedding of their dreams, an outdoor wedding at Cambium Farms is a great choice. The venue can cater to 100 or 250 guests, and there is a beautiful area for a reception for up to 1,000 people. The Cambium Farms events team offers all the planning, setup, and cleanup so you can relax and enjoy your special day.

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For those who want to have the nuptials of their dreams, a wedding at Cambium Farms is a great choice. The venue can cater to 80 and 250 guests, and there are a few venues for your reception. The Cambium Farms events team offers all the planning, setup, and cleanup so you can relax and enjoy your special day.

Website: https://cambiumfarms.com/

Address: 18333 Winston Churchill Blvd, Alton, ON L7K 0R9


10 Kortright Centre

Kortright Centre Wedding

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If you are looking for an outdoor venue that will make your ceremony as beautiful as your marriage to your special someone, consider the stunning Kortright Centre for Conservation. The magnificent views alone are sure to take your breath away! This enchanting outdoor venue is perfect for your forest wedding ceremony or wedding reception.

Website: https://kortright.bypeterandpauls.com/

Address: 9550 Pine Valley Dr., Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6


11 Belcroft Estate

Rustic Venues In Toronto

Combine your love of nature with an excellent wedding venue! Belcroft Estate is a fantastic choice for your wedding and boasts a splendid barn, a covered bridge and many other spots that add charm and style to your special day. Belcroft Estate is the ideal venue for couples who love nature, heritage and history and are looking to create an unforgettable outdoor wedding that is filled with natural beauty.

Website: https://www.belcroftestate.com

Address: 2539 14 Line, Gilford, ON L0L 1R0


12 Magna Golf Club

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One of the hottest trends in weddings today is golf-themed events. From golf-themed parties and receptions to personalised golf balls and invitations, there is no shortage of ways to incorporate golf into your wedding. One of the most popular ways to do this is by holding your special event at a golf course. While there are many gorgeous golf courses across the country, there is only one that has the ultimate bragging rights: the Magna Golf Club.

The grounds are perfect for an outdoor wedding and the venue boasts 30 ft high ceilings and stone fireplaces that add to the charm of the award-winning golf course.

Website: https://www.magnagolf.com/

Address: 14780 Leslie Street, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7C3


13 Liberty Grand

The Liberty Grand is a grand setting for a wedding. The venue is on the grounds of the Exhibition Place in Toronto, where many other performances and events take place. The Liberty Grand is an indoor and outdoor venue, and many of its features are built to host weddings. The dance floor is huge, and the staff is easy to work with. The Liberty Grand is a great place to host your wedding and it is in a convenient location in Toronto.

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Though this is one of the largest venues in the country, Liberty Grand is also one of the most beautiful. The sheer size of the facility is impressive, but it is the attention to detail that really makes the difference. The splendid grounds are tended to every day, and the trees that adorn the property are impressive. The venue’s location along the water is simply breathtaking, with panoramic views of the water and city skyline. If you want to make sure your wedding day is truly special, then you should consider Liberty Grand

Website: https://libertygrand.com

Address: 25 British Columbia Rd., Toronto, ON M6K 3C3


14 Casa Loma

Weddings at Casa Loma are unlike any other. With its long history and picturesque surroundings, this is the perfect location for couples who want to add a touch of history and romance to their big day. Whether you're planning a small, intimate affair or a large, extravagant affair, this is a venue that is sure to fit your needs.

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Casa Loma has it all. The ideal backdrop for your special day.” This famous line has become synonymous with one of the most amazing wedding venues in Ontario. This castle has charm to spare. The old world charm of this castle has been carefully preserved, from the towering arched windows to the limestone walls. This castle has been used for a variety of events, including film shoots, TV shows, corporate events, and weddings.

Website: https://casaloma.ca

Address: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8


15 Toronto Golf Club

The Toronto Golf Club is the perfect venue for brides who want their wedding day to be a celebration of their love for each other, and for their family and friends. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the lush parkland that surrounds the course, wedding couples will feel like they are in the middle of a romantic fairytale. Here, the gentle sound of birdsong will fill the air, while the romantic backdrop of the stunning Toronto skyline will provide a sense of elegance and sophistication.

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The Toronto Golf Club is the dream venue for brides who want their wedding to be a celebration of their love for each other, and for their family and friends. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the lush parkland that surrounds the course, wedding couples will feel like they are in the middle of a romantic fairytale. Here, the gentle sound of birdsong will fill the air, while the romantic backdrop of the stunning grounds and the Toronto skyline will provide a sense of elegance and sophistication.

Website: https://www.torontogolfclub.com

Address: 1305 Dixie Rd., Mississauga, ON L5E 2P5


16 Black Creek Pioneer Village

Black Creek Pioneer Village is the perfect place for your outdoor wedding. The site provides vintage elegance with a modern look and feel. The grounds provide a natural backdrop for your wedding photos. Black Creek Pioneer Village is located just north of Toronto in Vaughan. The site features over 30 historical buildings. The grounds are located on over 100 acres and are surrounded by natural greenery. The village is home to over 300 animals including peacocks, goats, pigs and cows. There is also a working farm. The site also features a number of themed gardens. The Rose Garden is a popular place for photographs, and is also the site of the wedding ceremony. The Victorian Garden is another site for your wedding ceremony. The wedding ceremony can also take place in front of the Town Hall.

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Located just north of Toronto, Black Creek Pioneer Village is a heritage site and museum that depicts what life was like in rural Ontario during the 1800s. This is one of the most popular wedding venues in Ontario and everywhere you turn, you are surrounded by history and gorgeous backdrops for your wedding pictures.

You can have an outdoor ceremony on the Town Hall and Victoria Green. For your splendid reception, the Grand Pavillion is an outdoor venue that can host up to 180 guests.

Website: https://blackcreek.bypeterandpauls.com/

Address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, North York, ON M3J 2P3


17 George Restaurant

George Restaurant is a world-class wedding venue located in the heart of Toronto. It is furnished in a one-of-a-kind, opulent and elegant style that will make your big day one to remember.

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Located in the heart of Toronto, George restaurant is a small wedding venue that can accommodate intimate outdoor ceremonies. The Parisian looking restaurant has earned a reputation for its amazing wedding food menu. First and foremost, George Restaurant is known for its delicious, locally sourced cuisine. The restaurant also boasts excellent customer service, which is why it’s beloved by locals who have been enjoying its menu for the past 40+ years.

Website: https://georgeonqueen.com/

Address: 111C Queen St East, Toronto


18 Graydon Hall Manor

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Graydon Hall Manor is a breathtaking venue located in Toronto and the ideal setting for your ceremony and reception; the Manor offers spaces that are both rustic and elegant and is sure to impress your family and friends.

Website: https://www.graydonhall.com

Address: 185 Graydon Hall Dr., North York, ON M3A 3B1


19 Doctor’s House

If you’re searching the web for a venue that will fulfill your romantic dream of getting married in a quiet garden, look no further than Doctor’s House. The grounds boast a manicured lawn, lovely gardens that are ideal settings for the pre-wedding photo shoot, and a quaint gazebo tucked away in the corner.

Wedding pictures will look lovely against the backdrop of Doctor’s House’s pristine white exterior, and if you’re lucky, you’ll be able to catch the sunset behind the house. 

Website: https://www.thedoctorshouse.ca

Address: 21 Nashville Rd, Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0


20 Madsen’s Greenhouse

For a beautiful outdoor wedding, you can’t go wrong with Madsen’s Greenhouse. The venue is full of natural beauty, with lush greenery, flowing water, and stone paths. The garden has several interesting sites, such as a natural waterfall and several romantic gazebos. The outdoor setting is an ideal place for a wedding, with the soft light of the sun filtering through the trees and the warm summer breeze.

Website: https://www.madsens.ca

Address: 160 Bayview Pkwy, Newmarket, ON L3Y 3W3


21 Langdon Hall

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If you are looking for a spectacular outdoor wedding venue that is reminiscent of England’s countryside, look no further than Langdon Hall. In addition to the stunning grounds, there are several unique spaces that are ideal for hosting your ceremony, reception, and more. 

Website: https://www.langdonhall.ca

Address: 1 Langdon Dr, Cambridge, ON N3H 4R8


22 Toronto Botanical Garden

The Toronto Botanical Garden is one of the most gorgeous wedding venues in Toronto. Its stunning floral arrangements and beautiful views of the city make the Toronto Botanical Garden the ideal location for your dream wedding. If you’re looking for a venue with a fresh and modern aesthetic, the Toronto Botanical Garden will not disappoint. That's it! I hope you enjoyed this blog post. I will try to make this a regular thing here.

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Toronto Botanical Garden provide a gorgeous setting for couples to “tie the knot” in a beautiful, natural settings such as the Garden Hall Courtyard and the Floral Hall Courtyard. The gardens boast 17 well-maintained themed gardens.

Couples can take advantage of the gardens’ breathtaking views to create the wedding décor, whether it be just a simple archway, or a more elaborate, multi-tiered fantasy wedding.

Here, you’ll find a gorgeous horticultural masterpiece bursting with vibrant colours, and all the natural beauty you need for your dream wedding.

Website: https://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/

Address: 777 Lawrence Ave E, North York, ON M3C 1P2


23 Chateau le Parc

Château le Parc is an extravagant and elegant wedding venue that will ensure your big day is one for the history books!

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Château le Parc is an extravagant and elegant venue that will ensure your wedding is one for the history books! This unique venue provides gorgeous backdrops for your dream wedding.

The covered courtyard is perfect for outdoor ceremonies, and the building boasts sumptuous interiors and state-of-the-art audio video systems.

Website: http://chateauleparc.ca

Address: 1745 Langstaff Rd, Concord, ON L4K 2H2


24 Kurtz Orchards

When nature and romance collide, there’s no better place to get hitched than an orchard. The natural beauty of a place like Kurtz Orchards in Niagara on the Lake, ON is enough to make even the most discering bride swoon. From the blossoming fruit trees that dot the surrounding hills to the very air itself, every breath is a love letter to your betrothed. The orchards are also a perfect choice if you’re looking to showcase your rustic side, like the couple who had an old-fashioned hayride as their grand entrance. Or maybe you’d prefer a more elegant affair? Kurtz has you covered on that front, too.

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When nature and romance collide, there’s no better place to get hitched than an orchard. Kurtz Orchards is a rustic wedding venue in a beautiful orchard setting located in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. At Kurtz Orchards you will have the best of both worlds. You will be able to enjoy the outdoorsy vibes of an orchard, while feeling as though you are in a romantic cottage. The orchard has over 140 fruit trees in season and you will be surrounded by it all. Kurtz Orchards also offers the opportunity for a tent and pergola wedding.

The natural beauty of a place like Kurtz Orchards is enough to make even the most discerning bride swoon. From the blossoming fruit trees that dot the surrounding hills to the very air itself, every breath is a love letter to your betrothed. The orchards are also a perfect choice if you’re looking to showcase your rustic side, like the couple who had an old-fashioned hayride as their grand entrance. Or maybe you’d prefer a more elegant affair? Kurtz has you covered on that front, too.

Website: https://www.kurtzorchards.com/

Address: 16006 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0


25 Dyment’s Glen Drummond Farm

Toronto Garden Wedding Venues

When you’re seeking a venue for your perfect outdoor wedding, look no further than Dyment’s Glen Drummond Farm. Located only one hour from Toronto, this picturesque farm is a hidden gem that lies in the heart of Ontario’s scenic Niagara Escarpment. Not only can you have the rural wedding you’ve always dreamed of, you can also enjoy the luxurious indoor amenities of this modern day retreat. There is something for everyone at Dyment’s Glen, including fine dining, a fully stocked bar, and plenty of space for the kids to run.

Website: http://www.dyments.com

Address: 416 Fallsview Rd E, Dundas, ON L9H 5E2

FAQs

Can you get married in a public park in Ontario?

Yes, you can. Many parks have an area set aside for weddings, and some cities even have buildings with a room large enough for a ceremony. Check with the City Hall in your area to see what they have to say about getting married in a park.

What is the best month to have an outdoor wedding in Ontario?

Generally, June to September are the best months if you are planning outdoor weddings. Please consider the average temperatures in Ontario.

June: 18.2 C

July: 21.9 C

August: 21.5 C

September: 18.2 C

Please also consider the number of rainy days:

June 8 days of rain

July: 7 days

August: 7 days

September: 7 days

Also, in terms of mm of rain, August is the month with the least amount of rain. Most weddings in Canada take place in August. According to our research, August is the best month to have an outdoor wedding in Ontario.

Can you get married on a beach in Ontario?

Yes, you can. Many beaches have an area set aside for weddings, and some cities even have buildings with a room large enough for a ceremony. Check with the City Hall in your area to see what they have to say about getting married on a beach.

Do you need a permit to get married in a park Ontario?

Generally, you do not need a permit if you are planning an elopement or a very intimate ceremony. In general, you need a permit if you want to have a larger ceremony and a reception.

However, rules are stricter in the GTA. In the Greater Toronto Area you will need a permit for your ceremony/reception and a photography permit. Rules depend on municipality and our advice is to contact the City Hall in your area for more information.

Conclusion

Hopefully, you now have enough information to plan an outdoor wedding that will be remembered by all for generations to come. Whether you choose a city like Niagara-on-the-Lake, a place like Kurtz Orchards, or somewhere even more rural like Dyment’s Glen Drummond Farm, the natural beauty of Ontario makes every outdoor wedding uniquely special.

Happy planning from all of us at Magic Venues!