We can all agree on one thing: birthday parties are for making memories and living it up. And that’s exactly what we’re here to help you with. Forget about that age-old routine of cutting cake in your living room, surrounded by your grandma’s porcelain figurines. We’ll introduce you to the world of small birthday party venues as unique and vibrant as you are. From downtown Toronto’s bustling streets to the hidden gems scattered across the GTA, we’ve scoured the area to bring you the best birthday party destinations.
1. Bellamy Loft
It’s all about those airy, modern, bright, and seriously industrial chic loft vibes at Bellamy Loft. This North York event venue isn’t just for weddings, though. They’ve got this awesome spot for small birthday parties and gatherings. They offer top-notch packages, ensuring you have the most epic time ever.
2. Distillery Events
Distillery Events highlights a personal touch and is fully dedicated to your vibe and party goals. And since their kitchen and service crews handle tons of events every year, you can trust them to flawlessly rock every detail at your party.
3. The Florist’s Loft
Fresh-cut florals breathe life into the walls and ceilings of The Florist’s Loft, making every small birthday party celebration unique. The open layout perfectly harmonizes the whole space, and the floral design reveals the enchanting backdrop.
4. The Loft on King
Designed by the pros at Solid Design & Build, The Loft‘s historical charm is seriously one-of-a-kind, and its vibe is so welcoming. They drew inspiration from those hip loft spaces in NYC, giving you a blank canvas to style however your heart desires.
Nestled up on the 6th floor of TIFF Bell Lightbox in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District., Malaparte is your next ultimate party spot. The rooftop terrace and the outdoor amphitheatre are like a nod to the rooftop of Villa Malaparte in Capri, where Jean-Luc Godard filmed Le Mépris.
6. The Shaw House
The Shaw House is a quick five-minute stroll from Ward’s Island ferry dock and a chill ten-minute ferry ride from the heart of Toronto. To the south, their gardens have views of Lake Ontario. Inside, you’ll find two spacious rooms, complete with a gas fireplace, epic water views, a fully loaded kitchen, and a pair of restrooms.
7. Boulevard Room
The Boulevard Room is famous for its industrial chic vibe, with the open ceilings and brick walls making it pop. But wait, it also offers top-notch food, pro-level service, and a visual setup. You can also get in-house catering with international, Kosher, and customized menus to satisfy every palate and budget.
8. Space on King – Studio A+B+C
This multi-level setup is perfect for mixing and mingling. You can bring in up to 64 of your crew for seated events – no problem. And Space on King is flooded with natural light thanks to those floor-to-ceiling windows. Plus, the built-in feature bar is ready to keep the good times flowing.
StartWell has two cool conjoined buildings, but the real star is their ‘Offsite Venue,’ where the party’s at. You can fit up to 100 people, and there are plenty of lounge vibes and social space to kick it, complete with a bar.
10. The Vandenberg House
The Vandenberg House has kept some of its original vibes over the years, and now it’s got this really unique look and feel. Their private spot is perfect for small birthday party celebrations, whether you’re looking to seat 10-28 guests or have up to 40 standing and mingling.
11. Artscape Sandbox
As a hub for creativity and community, Artscape Sandbox is the perfect place to celebrate your special day, especially if you’re into a blend of culture, art, and good vibes. The space is super flexible, whether you want to rock out to music, put on a play, or enjoy some good food and company.
12. Lodge on Queen
If you wish to fill your birthday party with art, colorful stained-glass windows, chandeliers that look like they’re from a fancy castle, and vintage hand-knotted carpets, never miss the Lodge on Queen. This indoor birthday party venue space offers the right amount of that theater and campy vibe.
13. Leña Restaurante
Leña offers private dining rooms and a semi-private spot that is perfect for cozy dinners, early morning meetings, and, of course, small birthday parties. It’s an ideal venue for a laid-back family-style feast or something more traditional inspired by the vibes of South America.
14. The Drake
A birthday bash at The Drake? They got the birthday vibes covered with amazing bands, DJs, and some seriously cool event spaces. Moreover, the catering is delicious, and their cocktail game is unmatched.
Nestled within a set of charming Victorian rowhouses, Sassafraz is like a time-traveling destination in the heart of Yorkville. This is one of the birthday party venues where you can chill inside by the lush living plants or sipping wine at the S-Café. And when the weather’s fine, you can feast al fresco on the Sassafraz patio.
16. Fantasy Farm
Fantasy Farm has been an urban oasis and Toronto’s ultimate celebration spot since 1943. They’re right in the heart of downtown Toronto, chillin’ in the lush Don Valley’s protected green zone, with a backdrop of 1500 acres of conservation land and over two centuries of history.
These birthday party venues cater to people seeking more than just a cake and candles. Your experiences will become unforgettable memories. So, gather your friends, pick your spot, and get ready to party like never before.