Top 20 Affordable Wedding Venues in Toronto for a Stress Free, Inexpensive Wedding

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Whether you're eloping or planning the wedding of your dreams, finding a venue that suits your vision and budget can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are plenty of options for a romantic wedding ceremony that won't break the bank.

In this article we've rounded the best 20 affordable beautiful and unique wedding venues in Toronto that match your style and your budget, from quaint outdoor spaces to downtown hotels that offer one-stop-shop packages with catering and everything else.

1 Columbus Event Centre

The Columbus Event Centre is one of our favorites for a smaller wedding on a tight budget. It is also one of the few venues in the city that offers a beautiful and spacious outdoor ceremony site. Its gorgeous fairy tale-like grounds, make for a very romantic setting. Furthermore, the garden area is fully paved, so that you and your guests can be seated comfortably, no matter what the weather is like.

Other Information:

Cost per guest for plated service: $135

Starting price per guest for the bar service: $30

Starting fee for ceremonies: $1,000

Capacity between 40 and 150 guests

Phone: (647) 259-5471

Website: https://columbuseventcentre.com/

Address: 901 Lawrence Ave W, North York, ON M6A 1C3


2 Argonaut Rowing Club - The Henley Room

Much of The Henley Room's appeal comes from its features, which include stunning views of Lake Ontario and the possibility of having indoor or outdoor ceremonies. The facility's central location is great for anyone looking to get married in a city venue, and it's also just a short trip away from the beach, making it ideal for summer weddings.

The Henley Room books only one event at a time, so you can rest assured your guests will enjoy your special day undisturbed by other wedding parties.

Additional Information

Starting price per guest for the bar service: $45

Starting fee for ceremonies: $3,500

Capacity: between 10 and 180 guests

Phone: (647) 955-1228

Website: https://thehenleyroom.com/

Address: 1225 Lakeshore Blvd West, Toronto, ON M6K 3C1


3 Casa Ricca Banquet Hall

Casa Ricca is an Italian banquet hall and catering establishment offers an elegant, large ballroom that can accommodate up to 300 guests, a complete sound system, and a fully licensed bar. The ballroom has a full dance floor, and a full kitchen. Casa Ricca also offers an outdoor courtyard for cocktail parties and other events.

Cost per guest for plated service: $50

Starting price per guest for the bar service: $20

Starting fee for ceremonies: $1,000

Starting fee for receptions: $2,000

Capacity: between 60 and 330 guests

Phone: (416) 744-3339

Website: https://casaricca.ca/

Address: 4801 Steeles Ave. West M9L2W1


4 Avani Event Centre

If you're looking for affordable wedding venues in the Toronto area, look no further than Avani Event Centre. With a dedicated team of planners, a convenient location, and plenty of size options for your big day, you can easily host every part of your wedding, from the ceremony to the reception, in the same space. The beautiful, open main hall is perfect for your ceremony, and the smaller halls, Intimate Palace, can be used for a more intimate setting. Depending on the size of your budget, you can choose between a variety of package options, which include everything from help with the décor to catering.

Cost per guest for plated service: $105

Starting price per guest for the bar service: $20

Starting fee for ceremonies: $1,000

Starting fee for receptions: $2,000

Capacity: between 130 and 800 guests

Website: https://www.avanieventcentre.com

Address: 8400 Jane St, Concord, ON L4K 4L8


5 Balzac Cafe

Balzac Cafe allows for a unique wedding experience by offering an intimate, private space in the Distillery District with antique furnishings and artifacts from around the world. With rental of the event space starting at $3,300 this venue is perfect for any budget.


6 Granite Brewery

With a minimum of $95 per person, this is the perfect spot for the budget-conscious bride. Even more, the event space offers free parking and can accommodate between 80 and 120 guests.

Pro Tip: Please make sure your photographer is familiar with this location as its dark ceilings and walls make it challenging to take photos here.


7 The Vandenberg House

The Vandenberg House is a charming Victorian venue perfect for events large or small. This venue features hardwood floors, high ceilings, and rustic fixtures. It can be used for weddings, parties, corporate events and more! Pricing starts at $80/hour with a minimum 4 hour rental required.


8 Artscape Sandbox

Artscape Sandbox is a great place in Toronto to hold your wedding reception. You'll save money by using their recommended list of preferred vendors, and there will be no corkage fee if you choose to bring your own beverage. The suggested wedding packages start from $6,790 for a simple wedding ceremony and reception.

9 George Restaurant

At $500 to $10,000 per person, George’s Restaurant offers top-notch service and decadent, gourmet cuisine. There are four seatings throughout the day, so don’t go by the menu; call or visit the restaurant to find out what time works best for you. And remember, a sommelier will choose the ideal wine for your dinner.


If you want to be pampered, book a room in the gorgeous Ivy at Verity boutique hotel and enjoy the Sweetgrass Spa located in the same building.


10 The University Club of Toronto

The University Club of Toronto is an elegant, charming venue located in the heart of downtown Toronto. The Club offers a variety of services to make your wedding day that much more special and ensure your event is a success.

The average cost of a wedding here is $6,750 and that includes a three course meal. The space can accommodate up to 400 guests. Even more, the establishment will not book any other events if you decide to have your wedding here.


11 Bluffers Park Restaurant

Bluffers Park has great food, a beautiful location, and the wedding packages are reasonably priced. It is one of the best cheap wedding venues in Toronto. Located on 400 acres of parkland, the venue provides a beautiful natural environment for your ceremony and reception.

The cost per person is $93 and includes a three course meal, a five hour open bar, rum punch, wine, champagne toast and dessert tables and more. It can host up to 200 people and your guests will be delighted with the food and the stunning views of the marina and Lake Ontario.


12 Paramount Event Space

Paramount Event Space is a fantastic venue located in Vaughan and can host up to 1000 people for any occasion. This is a perfect space for weddings, conferences, dinners, dances, cocktail parties or any event you're looking to host. The space offers catering services as well as free parking on site. The pizza ovens and the lobby never cease to impress visitors.


13 Chateau Le Jardin

Chateau Le Jardin is a venue with an authentic French Architecture. The Grandiose stairways and halls will amaze you and the furniture will make you feel like royalty. There are even hidden courtyards on the premises. The space is perfect for weddings, corporate events, and cocktails. The establishment can help you choose your vendors and have in-house catering services, DJ and more.

Even more, if you have relatives flying from abroad, we have fantastic news. Chateau le Jardin is close to the Pearson Airport.


14 Paradise Banquet Hall

Paradise Banquet Hall is the perfect venue for anyone looking to have a wedding at a more affordable price. It offers convenience and an intimate setting with beautiful gardens to make your special day perfect. The space offers several halls: the Classic Ballroom, Prince, Queen Anne, Queen Mary, Queen Victoria and the Grand Queens.

The event space can accommodate weddings between 50 and 1300 guests and offers a diverse menu with dishes from around the world.

The garden is a splendid location for outdoor weddings and photo shoots.

Pro Tip: Budget enough time for the photo shoot as during the busy season there are often four or five bridal parties taking pictures on the premises. If you want to take photos indoors, the massive chandeliers give the halls a very romantic atmosphere.


15 Varley Art Gallery

Located in the picturesque Unionville, Varley Art Gallery impresses the visitors with its high ceilings and the courtyard, just perfect for your outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour.

The gallery can host between 10 and 70 guests for seated receptions and charges between $500 and $1500 site fee for your ceremony.


16 Amsterdam Brewery

If you and your guests love beer, Amsterdam Brewery in Leaside is

The Amsterdam Brewery, located in Toronto's Leaside, is an ideal place for your big day. With its ample space and beautiful setting, it offers a special place to have your event.

It can host up to 200 guests and the rental fee of the space is $700. Did we mention you will be able to taste freshly, locally made beer?


17 Todmorden Mills

This landmark location found along the Don River Valley is run by the city of Toronto and is surrounded by 37 acres of land.

You could rent the Papermill Gallery from $750 for three hours plus $250 per each extra hour. Another option is to book Northlawn from $450 for three hours plus $150 each extra hour.


18 Black Creek Pioneer Village

The Black Creek Pioneer Village is a living museum that opened in 1960 to help people understand how it felt to live during the time of exploration. The village has over 26 acres of land where people can visit historical buildings such as a blacksmith shop, a church, and even log cabins from the 1800s.

Black Creek offers wedding packages that start at $150 and also include an open bar.


19 Fantasy Farm

Fantasy Farm is a beautiful and affordable venue right in the centre of Toronto. It has two event spaces to choose from: the Cottage which can accommodate up to 110 people, and the Ballroom, which can fit up to 220 people.

The Fantasy Farm wedding cost per person ranges from $100 to $150 depending on your choices.


20 Heliconian Club

The Heliconian Club is a serene and private event space that offers a variety of amenities. Located in the heart of Toronto, it is perfect for weddings, corporate events, and other special occasions. The space can accommodate up to 120 people and to rent the space it will cost you up to $700.


Conclusion

We hope you liked this collection of the most affordable wedding venues in Toronto. If you have any suggestions for other venues that should be part of this list, please don't hesitate to let us know.