Wedding and Engagement Photography Locations

Toronto & GTA

Toronto has a wide variety of venues that are ideal for wedding and engagement photography, ranging from lush parks, to sleek, modern buildings, to rustic, natural locales. No matter what type of atmosphere you want to evoke with your wedding or engagement photos, there is a location in Toronto that will work perfectly for you. The best wedding photo locations Toronto has to offer, are best known by those who have a long history of photographing this beautiful city and its people.

Whether you want one of the more popular, well-known options, or you want a unique location, you have come to the right place. No one knows the best outdoor or indoor wedding photo locations Toronto can offer than a wedding photographer! Choosing the right venue can make all the difference—and that is why we have compiled a comprehensive list of the best places to have your wedding or engagement photos taken in Toronto. We have even taken the time to contact the venues to ask about costs and fees for photographing there, so you can easily choose the best wedding or engagement photo locations Toronto has to offer into your wedding budget.

Getting married is a significant milestone, and you will want great pictures to help you commemorate the day. Some brides and grooms already have a place in mind when they start thinking about their engagement or wedding photos. This might be a place in Toronto that is special to one or both of you or that has meaning for your engagement. The location itself sets the stage and is the backdrop for these special moments. That is why finding the right spot is important and why we have taken the time to create this list of venues and locations.

Keep in mind that there are lots of venues that love being photographed and that will allow us to shoot free of charge or for a very small fee. If you are planning a wedding on a budget, choosing one of these places is a great way to find a beautiful location, without having to pay for it!

Take a look at the list of available wedding photo locations Toronto has to offer, their addresses, contact information, and even the price of a permit to shoot there. Once you have chosen your spot, contact us to set up a shoot time!


      North York, Scarborough, East York, York & Etobicoke

      Indoor Wedding Photo Locations, Toronto

      Allan Garden Conservatory in the Winter

      Allan Gardens Conservatory, Toronto

      Features: Six indoor greenhouses ¬ great for late fall and winter weddings.

      Address: 19 Horticultural Avenue (south side of Carlton between Jarvis and Sherbourne Streets)

      Permit: $433.90 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / maximum 20 people / Website

      Phone: 416-392-8188

      Brookfield Place

      Features: Allen Lambert Galleria

      Address: 161 and 181 Bay StreetTorontoOntario

      Permit: Call for permit information

      Phone: (416) 777-6480


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      Alexander Muir Gardens, Toronto

      Features: Situated next to a ravine, beautiful sunken gardens, treed walkways, benches, stone wall & stairs

      Address: Yonge St. & Lawrence Ave.

      Permit: $108.48 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      Ashbridges Bay

      Features: Situated on Lake Ontario, features expansive beaches, a harbour & marina, and boardwalk cafe

      Address: Lakeshore Blvd. E. & Coxwell Ave.

      Permit: $108.48 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      Phone: 416-392-8188

      Black Creek Pioneer Village

      Features: Fully restored rural Ontario 19th century village

      Address: 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3

      Permit: Call for permit information

      Phone: (416) 736-1733

      Casa Loma

      Features: This famous castle provides a spectacular setting. Access to the conservatory, terrace and gardens are all available.

      Address: 1 Austin Terrace (Bathurst and Dupont)

      Permit: Contact for pricing

      Phone: 416.923.1171

      Centennial Park Conservatory

      Features: Three glass houses with interesting plant collections.

      Address: 15 Elmcrest Road (west off Renforth Road, just north of Rathburn Avenue)

      Permit: 20 people / $433.90 per 2 hours (min booking 2 hours) / Website

      Phone: 416-394-8543

      Cherry Beach

      Features: East end of Toronto),

      Features: Sandy beach, wooded areas and a boardwalk.

      Address: at the south end of Cherry St.

      Permit: Free

      Distillery District

      Features: historic distillery built in 1832. Cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways, and old brick buildings make a unique background for interesting photos

      Address: Mill St. (Between Parliament St. and Cherry St.)

      Permit: $254.25 for 4 hours / Permit / Website

      Phone: 416.364.4793

      Evergreen Brick Works

      Features: Comprised of distinctive industrial buildings, a quarry garden,surrounded by parkland.

      Address: Bayview Avenue and Pottery Road

      Permit: $226 (HST included) / Website

      Phone: 416-392-8188

      Edwards Gardens Conservatory

      Features: Similar to James Gardens, but larger with a fountain and a staircase.

      Address: Leslie and Eglinton

      Permit: $303.74 per 2 hours (min booking 2 HR) / Website

      Phone: 416-392-8188

      Fantasy Fair

      Features: Ontario’s only indoor amusement park, complete with rides and attractions!

      Address: Woodbine Centre, 500 Rexdale Blvd.

      Permit: $60, $67.80 to reserve a ride for 5mins / Website

      Phone: 416-674-5200


      Features: Toronto’s newest waterfront park.

      Address: South side of Queen’s Quay Blvd. West (between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street)

      Permit: No permit required for outdoors; please call to inquire about indoor permits. / Website

      Phone: 416-392-1111

      Hart House – University of Toronto 

      Features: Charming old architecture on a beautifully landscaped campus. Use is limited to certain areas, but those areas are great.

      Address: College and University

      Permit: $400 for non-alumni / 50% off for alumni / Website

      Phone: 416 978 2444

      High Park

      Features: Incredible gardens and a wonderful pond.

      Address: 1873 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3

      Permit: The city will not provide a permit for wedding, engagement or any type of photography at High Park / Website

      Phone: 416.392.8188

      Nicole and Charles Humer Arch Bridge

      Humber Bridge, Etobicoke

      Features: Situated on Lake Ontario (West end of Toronto), featuring sandy beaches, parkland & trees, and walkways

      Address: Lakeshore Rd. and South Kingsway

      Permit: Free

      Humber Bay

      Address: 100 Humber Bay Park, Etobicoke

      Permit: 30 people / $108.48 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      Guild Inn Gardens

      Address: South side of Guildwood Parkway between Morningside Avenue and Kingston Rd.

      Permit: 30 people / $303.74 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      James Gardens

      Features: Traditional park; lots of trees, flowers, bridges, some water.

      Address: 61 Edgehill Road, Toronto, ON M9A 4N1

      Permit: 30 people / $303.74 per 2 hours (min booking 2 HR) / Website

      Phone: 416.392.8188

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      Kensington Market

      Address: Borders College/Spadina/Bathurts/Dundas

      Permit: Free

      Kew Gardens

      Address: 2075 Queen Street E

      Permit: $108.48 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      Mel Lastman Square

      Address: 5100 Yonge Street

      Interesting and Unique Features: An urban Address with stairs, fountain and artificial streams, planters and trees.

      Permit Information: Website

      North York Rose Garden

      Features: In the heart of North York, the Rose Garden has winding pathways, mature trees and a lovely array of greenery and flowers.

      Address: Northwest corner of Yonge Street and Park Horne Avenue

      Permit: $12.25 per hour/ Website

      Phone: 416-395-6055

      The Old Mill Inn

      Features: Historic building with a beautiful waterfall and landscaped gardens.

      Address: 21 Old Mill Road

      Permit: Permission required/ Website

      Phone: 416-236-2641

      Osgoode Hall

      Features: A stunning 1800’s historic building, with colorful manicured, gardens, cobblestone pathways and ornate iron fencing.

      Permit: No photos allowed inside / photos are permitted outside of the building/ Website

      Address: Queen and University Streets

      Union Station

      Features: One of the largest and most opulent train stations in Canada, with fascinating old architecture, both inside and out.

      Address: 65 Front Street West (at Bay Street)

      Permit: Permit required/ Website

      Phone: 416-392-8188

      Spadina House

      Features: Victorian mansion surrounded by restored Victorian gardens.

      Address: 285 Spadina Rd.

      Permit: Call for permit information/ Website

      Phone: 416-392-6910

      Front Street/Esplanade area, Toronto

      Features: Nice architecture, shops and outdoor cafes, green space with flowers and water fountain.

      Address: Front St. & Market St.

      Permit: Free

      St. Lawrence Market

      Features: City architectural landmark, farmers’ market, indoor food market.

      Address: Front St. & Jarvis St.

      Permit: Call for permit information/ Website

      Phone: 416-392-7219

      Sunnyside Park & Pavillion

      Features: Situated on Lake Ontario, featuring beaches, Late 1800’s architecture, iron gates, Courtyard with fountain, treed areas and a boardwalk.

      Address: Lakeshore Blvd. and Colborne Lodge Drive

      Permit: temp closed for permits / Website

      Phone: 416-392-8188

      TD Centre

      Features: Urban environment, tall skyscrapers, concrete walls, and small green space

      Address: Bay St. & Wellington St. W.

      Permit: Contact TD Centre/ Website

      Phone: 416-869–2277

      Todmorden Mills

      Features: Adjacent to the Don Valley Brick Works historic site, the Todmorden Mills Museum is a unique industrial settlement built in the 18th century.

      Address: 67 Pottery Road, Broadview and Pottery Road

      Permit: $125 per hour (contact for latest pricing)/ Website

      Phone: 416-396-2819

      Rosetta McClain Gardens

      Address: South side of Kingston Rd, east of Birchmount Rd.

      Permit: $303.74 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      Toronto Island Park

      On the Toronto Islands

      30 people / $303.74 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr) / Website

      Yorkville/Annex/Bloor Street

      Address: Bloor & Avenue area

      Features: ROM, University of Toronto, Yorkville, Storefronts

      Permit: Free


      Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington & Hamilton


      Laura and Peter, Burlington Wedding Photography

      Paletta Lakefront Park

      4280 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7L 1A8

      Spencer’s at the Waterfront

      Address: 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 1B1


      Adamson Estate

      Features: Adamson Estate is a 13.33 acre waterfront park and is located east of the mouth of the Credit River. The grounds and gardens are open to the public while the main house is occupied by the Cawthra-Adamson Division of the Royal Conservatory of Music.

      Address: 850 Enola Ave.

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Benares Historic House

      Features: With more than 160 years of history, this exquisite estate with picturesque park-like settings was home to four generations of the Harris and Sayers families. Photography can be take outside in the gardens or inside the historic interiors.

      Address: 1507 Clarkson Road North

      Bradley Museum

      Features: Photography can be taken outside in the gardens or inside the historic interiors.

      Address: 1620 Orr Road

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens

      Features: The City recently renamed Rhododendron Gardens to Brueckner Rhododendron Garden in acknowledgement of the Dr. Joseph Brueckner’s generous donation of hundreds of rhododendrons and azaleas. They can be found blooming from mid May to mid June

      Address: 660 Lakeshore Rd. West

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Century City

      Features: Park permits are required for wedding photography between Friday and Sunday with a fee and parking is limited to 4 cars per permit.

      Address: 933 Focal Road

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Erindale Park

      Features: Erindale Park is the largest park in the City and is perfect for group picnics, hikers, joggers, cyclists and cross-country skiers, bird watchers, wedding photography and anyone at all who enjoys getting back to nature.

      Address: 1695 Dundas Street West

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Holcim Estate

      Features: Overlooking the picturesque waters of Lake Ontario and bordered by Joshua’s Creek, this enchanting mansion on the waterfront is the City’s newest event venue. Rich with history and charm, Holcim Waterfront Estate will be the ideal Mississauga location for your special occasions.

      Address: 2700 Lakeshore Road West

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

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      Kariya Park

      Features: Japanese inspired park at Mississauga Centre

      Address: 3605 Kariya Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Leslie Log House

      Features: Originally built in 1826 by Robert Leslie, opened in 2011 in partnership with the Streetsville Historical Society.

      Address: 4415 Mississauga Road

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Queen Elizabeth Jubillee II Garden

      Features: The Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Garden is named after the commemoration of Her Majesty, The Queen’s 50th Anniversary of Her Accession to the Throne.

      Address: 300 City Centre Drive

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      Richard’s Memorial Park

      Address: 804 Lakeshore West Rd.

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100


      Features: Located in central Mississauga with accessible trails, splendid wildlife and glorious views, Riverwood is a special place where history, nature, beauty and peace blend together to create an enjoyable and lasting outdoor experience.

      Address: 4100 Riverwood Park Lane

      Permit:  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100

      St. Lawrence Park Gazebo

      Address: 75 St. Lawrence Drive

      Permit: Park permits are required for wedding photography between Friday and Sunday with a fee and parking is limited to 4 cars per permit. /  Website

      Phone: 905.615.4100