People always say that you only get married once in your life and maybe that’s why weddings are associated with grandeur. However, today, many couples opt for practicality when preparing for their special day. Instead of grand celebrations, they choose intimate but equally beautiful celebrations of their union. If you want a small celebration without skimping on the quality of the venue, here are some stellar small wedding spaces for you to consider.
Bellamy Loft offers a blank canvas that you can turn into any theme and design you want. It can be minimalistic, rustic, or grand. With this space, you’ll quickly realize that intimate doesn’t mean plain. The company can provide event design and catering if you avail of their full-service option. It is also flexible enough to allow you to style it just the way you want if you opt only for venue rental.
- website: www.bellamyloft.com/
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave West, Unit #4, North York, ON M3K1Z9
The VandenBerg House
If you want a charming house to be the setting of your wedding, The VandenBerg House is definitely one to check out. It really gives a home-y vibe with its rustic furniture and fireplace. The house maintained its original hardwood floors from the 1800s for a country chic experience.
- website: www.thevberghouse.ca/
- address: 1400 Queen Street East
Make your intimate celebration your own at Granite Brewery and Restaurant. It has a beautiful courtyard patio that you can use for the ceremony and a private dining room for the reception. It’s a brewery so you’ll be sure to be treated to awesome drinks as you celebrate, party, and dance the night away with your closest.
- website: www.granitebrewery.ca/
- address: 245 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P 3B7
The Broadview Hotel
This historic landmark is one lovely venue for a wedding. It’s been restored but the charisma of the old remains. It’s a captivating hotel with beautiful areas that are perfect for a small and personal exchange of vows.
- website: www.thebroadviewhotel.ca/
- address: 106 Broadview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4M 2G1
Kimpton Saint George Hotel
The Peregrine Room of Kimpton Saint George looks like it was made for morning and afternoon weddings when you can appreciate the sunlight coming through the windows as you wed. It can host intimate ceremonies or receptions with a capacity for 80 guests.
- website: www.kimptonsaintgeorge.com/boutique-hotel/
- address: 280 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8
Campbell House Museum
Another historic spot, Campbell House Museum exudes a warmth that comes from its Georgian inspired architecture and décor. The house in itself is an elegant venue but it also has an outdoor area that can accommodate a marquee tent if you want a garden wedding.
- website: www.campbellhousemuseum.org/
- address: 160 Queen St West, Toronto, M5H 3H3
The Tempered Room
Known to locals as “Paris in Parkdale,” this French restaurant is the perfect setting for your intimate wedding. It can host only 36 guests but everyone will be in for a treat for authentic Parisian cuisine in a cozy room for your romantic wedding.
- website: www.thetemperedroom.com/
- address: 1374 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M6K 1L7
The Jam Factory
One look at the Jam Factory and you’ll be transported to a world of old rustic charm. The venue has beautiful exposed bricks and wood beams. It is an endearing and mesmerizing space. If rustic is the theme you’re going for, this is the place for you.
- website: www.jamfactoryto.com/
- address: 2 Matilda Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M4M 1L9
How romantic is it to get married by a lake with a gorgeous view? The Aisling Lakehouse is one of the best intimate wedding venues you’ll ever come across. It’s a secluded area that can host 75 guests for a really personal and memorable celebration.
- website: aislingweddings.com/
- address: 79 Sundog Rd, Parry Sound, ON P2A 0B2
A chic wedding venue is a great space for a small wedding. It has the “Cinderella Solarium” that is oh so charming as it gives you an outdoor vibe even if it is an indoor event. There’s also no need to worry about food and décor as Berkeley Events has that down to perfection.
- website: berkeleyevents.com/venue/la-maquette/
- address: 111 King St. E
Intimate weddings are “in” and will stay that way because it’s practical and convenient. You get to celebrate with the those you are closest to, people who know your story as a couple. Those that have seen your relationship grow. Small weddings are no longer plain, they can be incredibly beautiful and warm. Choosing the right venue is the key to achieving a wonderful environment to celebrate your most special day.