Top 5 Toronto Wedding Cruise Options – get married on a boat!

Have your wedding on the water: Toronto Wedding Cruises

With a very high population density and a lack of privately owned green space in downtown Toronto, it is almost impossible to find a venue that offers the convience and prestigue of a downtown wedding while still celebrating in the great outdoors. One solution is to hire one of the Toronto wedding cruise lines. Having a wedding on the water can offer the convience of a downtown wedding without having to have your wedding in a hotel conference room.

If you happen to decide that you’d prefer to stay on land but you still want the birds to witness your vows, then check out this post: top 10 outdoor wedding venues in Toronto.

Here are the top 5 options that you have if you are looking to book a Toronto wedding cruise:

Nautical Adventure Cruises

Capacity: The Empire Sandy: 275 Guests The Wayward Princess: 325 Guests
Description: The Empire Sandy: Wide expansive decks and wood paneled dining areas set the tone for a comfortable, exhilarating experience. The Wayward Princess: Finely appointed in white and mirrored bronze ceilings, the passenger ship boasts large panoramic windows on two enclosed decks with formal dining and wooden dance floors. Walk-out balconies and an open air third deck make up this cruise boat. With three bars.

Phone: 416-364-3244
Address: 600 Queens Quay West, Suite 103
Toronto, ON M5V 3M3

Cruise Toronto

Capacity: OBSESSION III: 190 Guests
Description: OBSESSION III: A spacious sunlit/moonlit dance floor with fully retractable roof…great for all weather conditions. An elegant dining room with large windows to let in the terrific view, and a raised level perfect for head tables, presentations, or live entertain.

Phone: 416-260-6355
Address: 249 Queens Quay West, Suite 111
Toronto, ON Canada M5J 2N5

The Great Lakes Schooner

Capacity: 500 Guests
Description: Trillium: The charm of this classic ship captures your guests immediately as they step on board. Stroll the vast decks, dance to the best sounds in the Harbour, or casually take in the beauty of the passing scenery.

Phone: (416) 260-6355
Address: 249 Queen’s Quay West, Suite 111,Toronto, Ontario, Canada. M5J 2N5

Empire Sandy

Capacity: 275 Guests
Description: Wide expansive decks and spacious wood paneled lounges set the tone for a comfortable yet exhilarating experience.

Phone: 416-364-3244
Address: 600 Queen’s Quay W., Suite 103, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M3

Jubilee Queen Cruise Lines

Capacity: 20 to 235 Guests
Description: Each wedding is individually planned to reflect your unique personality and style. One of our in-house event coordinators will assist you with the planning of your ceremony, catering, beverages, decor, and entertainment.

email: not available
Phone: 416-203-7245
Address: 249 Queens Quay West (Suite 109) Toronto Ontario M5J 2N5

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Top 10 Outdoor Wedding Venues – Toronto

Looking for an awesome outdoor wedding venue in Toronto?

Toronto’s relatively high population density (little green space) and it’s climate leave limited choices for outdoor wedding venues. With this in mind it might be difficult to find an outdoor venue in the city, but fear not because there a few great options. In the list below, I’ve collected the top 10 venues that offer outdoor ceremonies in Toronto.

If you are looking to host an outdoor wedding with more than 200 guests or none of the venues listed below are avialable on your desired date, then you may want to look at the suburbs or consider a Toronto wedding cruise for your ceremony.

Here are the top 10 Outdoor Wedding Venues in Toronto:

Toronto Botanical Gardens

Capacity: 20 to 240 Guests
Description: This newly renovated oasis has been designed to blur the line between indoor and outdoor spaces. Two reception halls flow into private open-air courtyards that function as quiet outdoor rooms. These courtyards are designed as relaxing green spaces for weddings, special events and all types of private functions. The gentle sound of flowing water has been incorporated into these courtyards to provide a feeling of serenity, and gardens of fragrant shrubs, flowering vines and perennial plants encourage visitors to linger in the lush outdoor spaces.
Additional Notes: Tables and chairs provided; no corkage fees; parking offered free of charge

Website: Toronto Botanical Gardens
Phone: 416-397-1324
Address: 777 Lawrence Avenue East | Toronto, ON | M3C 1P2. Tel: 416 397-1349

The Estates of Sunnybrook

Capacity: 6 to 200 people or more
Description: McLean House: is graced with extensive landscaped gardens, which provide the ideal spot for an outdoor ceremony in this beautiful historical home.
Vaughan Estate: sumptuously appointed with massive fireplaces, intricate cornice moldings, carved plaster ceilings, and leaded casement windows with gracefully curved handles. The grandeur continued through beautiful walkouts onto a series of tiered patios, gardens and stone pathways, overlooking their extensive grounds and the Don River Ravine.

Website: The Estates of Sunnybrook
Phone: 416-487-3841
Address: 2075 Bayview Avenue Toronto M4N 3M5

Casa Loma

Capacity: not available
Description: The Gardens of Casa Loma portray a wide variety of specialty garden areas in a unique and balanced setting. The formality and elegance of the perennial borders provide a distinct contrast to the vibrant show of spring wildflowers. Artistic displays of annuals find strength in their colour schemes while the many flowering shrubs and trees provide an impressive array of foliage, texture and form.

Website: Casa Loma
Phone: 416-923-1171
Address: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8

Black Creek Pioneer Village

Capacity: Fisherville Church: 120 Guests Town Hall Green: 180 Guests Town Hall: 90 Guests Victoria Green: 180 Guests
Fisherville Church: Built in 1856, this lovely candlelit venue features boxed pews for guest seating and a high pulpit.
Town Hall Green: Located in the heart of the village, this picturesque green space provides a romantic and charming setting.
Town Hall: Located in the heart of the village, built in 1858, this naturally lit building features bench seating and a raised platform.
Victoria Green: Let our natural, lush green space be the backdrop for your wedding ceremony.

Website: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Phone: 416-736-1733
Address: 1000 Murray Ross Parkway
Toronto, Ontario M3J 2P3

Berkeley Field House

Capacity: not available
Description: From the moment you enter either of our venues you can feel the warmth, romance and urban charm of The Berkeley.THE CHURCH CIRCA: a beautiful blend of traditional ambiance and modern decor. Details such as the original 17-foot stained glass windows, hard wood floors and Victorian Inspired bar makes The Berkeley Church a stunning escape from the ordinary. THE FIELD HOUSE: opens onto a fully landscaped urban oasis that includes a large deck, plush garden, Taddle Creek and the tree house. The venue is a perfectly moldable space with high ceilings and a contemporary, polished look

Website: Berkeley Field House
Phone: (416) 361-9666
Address: 311 Queen St. E , Toronto, Ontario

Miller Lash House

Capacity: seated: 220 Guests
Description: Miller Lash House can accommodate up to 220 seated guests in an outdoor reception under a tent and 300 people for a cocktail reception. Indoor seated receptions accommodate up to 50 guests and cocktail receptions 75 guests. Evening ceremonies (5 p.m. to 1 a.m.) includes exclusive use of the property, a bridal suite, free parking and principal reception room. The land impresses with its grassy fields, forest and rushing stream surrounded by gardens and overlooking the Highland creek. Guests can enjoy free parking and all facilities are wheel chair accessible.

Website: Miller Lash House
Phone: 416-287-7000
Address: 130 Old Kingston Road
Toronto ON., M1E 3J5

Fantasy Farm

Capacity: up to 240 Guests
Description: Toronto’s Premier Celebration Place since 1943. Hidden in a valley, minutes from Downtown Toronto and just 10 minutes from City Hall, this property is surrounded by 1500 acres of conservation land and two hundred years of history.

Website: Fantasy Farm
Phone: 416 425-9122
Address: 50 Pottery Road Toronto, ON M4K 2B9, Canada

Scarboro Golf And Country Club

Capacity: 10 to 150 Guests
Description: The Scarboro Golf & Country Club has a truly unique and colorful history which dates back to 1912. That year, Toronto stockbroker A.E. Ames had a vision of constructing a challenging golf course and an elegant Clubhouse.
The 144 acre site he chose was in the Scarboro Heights district, approximately 12 miles from downtown Toronto near Kingston Road and The Bluffs that overlook Lake Ontario.

Website: Scarboro Golf And Country Club
Phone: 416-266-4546 ext. 255
Address: 321 Scarborough Golf Club Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1J 3H2

The Old Mill Inn And Spa

Capacity: Up to 300 Guest
Description: The Old Mill Inn & Spa is comprised of a heritage boutique inn with 57 deluxe rooms & suites and a luxurious on-site spa. The Old Mill Restaurant, which has been in operation for over 95 years, is a 300-seat fine dining restaurant. Our banquet facilities, with 16 function rooms and a private chapel, provide one of the largest and most flexible venues in Toronto, attracting a great number of weddings, social events and corporate functions all year round.
Additional Notes: Wedding Garden provides a wonderful picturesque setting for outdoor ceremonies and pictures.

Website: The Old Mill Inn And Spa
Email: not available
Phone: 416-236-2641
Address: 21 Old Mill Road. Toronto, Ontario M8X 1G5 Canada

Palais Royale

Capacity: 150 Guests
Description: The patio at the Palais Royale is a 4000 square foot 2 tiered deck overlooking Lake Ontario with gardens located on the east and west side. It is the perfect romantic setting for wedding ceremonies in the summer and fall months. Ideal for corporate events and gatherings on the lakefront. Sunsets are beautiful from this vantage point and offer the picture perfect setting for photos.

Website: Palais Royale (The Patio)
Email: Contact
Phone: 416-533-3553
Address: 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. W. Toronto, ON M6K 3C1

If you’re not quite sure about having an outdoor wedding, then you might want to check out our list of our top 10 unique Toronto wedding venues.