Toronto Wedding Photography Locations

Green Space Wedding Photography Locations

Bluffers Park

7 Brimley Rd S, Scarborough, ON M1M 3W3

Bluffer's Park can be accessed by Brimley Road. This is a perfect spot for couples who love being in nature. The park also features stunning views from a sandy beach. You can bring a blanket to have a picnic, or just walk around to the different lookouts spots. There's also a marina with lots of boats and visitors dockage. "The Bluffs" stretch for about 15 km along the Lake Ontario shore, from the Eastern Beaches of Toronto in the west, to East Point Park in the east. It's a great place for your engagement pictures. 

 

Permit Required: No 

Indoor Location: No

 

 

 


High Park

1873 Bloor St W, ON M6R 2Z3

High Park  spans 161 hectares (400 acres), and is a mixed recreational and natural park, with sporting facilities, cultural facilities, educational facilities, gardens, playgrounds and a zoo.

 

Permit Price: fees range from $60 to $240 per hour


Phone number: (416) 338-0338
 

Website:  http://www.highparktoronto.com/
 

Note: Wedding Photography and ceremonies are no longer allowed in High Park. 

Toronto Botanical Gardens

777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1P2

The Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) is located at 777 Lawrence Avenue East at Leslie Street, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Termed "The little garden with big ideas", the TBG is nearly four acres and features 17 themed "city-sized gardens". Located in the north-east corner of Edwards Gardens, the TBG is a non-profit horticultural and educational organization with a mission to connect people, plants and the natural world through education, inspiration and leadership.

Permit Required: Yes 


Permit Price: $275+tax


Phone number: 416-397-1340


Website:  https://torontobotanicalgarden.ca

Alexander Muir Gardens

6 Hoskin Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8

Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens is a municipal park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Gardens feature formal flower gardens with roses, herbs and multi-tiered beds. There is a decorative gate at the Yonge Street entrance bearing a plaque depicting a maple leaf to commemorate Muir and the park's 1952 reopening. The Gardens contain stone balconies and steps, crushed brick pathways and sunken gardens enclosed by maple, willow and oak trees.

Permit Required: No


Permit Price: $108.48 (plus tax) per 2 hours (minimum booking 2 hours)
 

Indoor Location:  No

Cherry Beach 

1 Cherry St, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

Cherry Beach is a lakeside beach park located at the foot of Cherry Street just south of Unwin Avenue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is on Toronto's outer harbour just east of the Eastern Gap.

Permit Required: No
 

Website:  https://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/complex/209/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Woodbine Beach

1675 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M4L 3W6

Woodbine Beach is the largest of the four beaches in the Beaches in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located along Lake Shore Boulevard at the foot of Woodbine Avenue. 

Permit Required: No


Phone number: (416)338-4386
 

Website: https://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/complex/311/index.html

Glendon College, York University

2275 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4N 3M6

Located on Bayview Avenue, just south of Lawrence. A former country estate, this outdoor location features ivy-covered walls, rose gardens, treed pathway, and old manor. It is especially scenic in the fall when the trees are showing autumn colours.


Permit Required: Yes

Phone number: 416-487-6710
 

Indoor Location: No
 

Website:  http://www.glendon.yorku.ca/

Guild Inn Estate

201 Guildwood Pkwy, Scarborough, ON M1E 1P5

The Guild was a historic hotel in the Guildwood neighbourhood of Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario and was once an artists colony. The surrounding Guild Park and Gardens is notable for a sculpture garden consisting of the rescued facades and ruins of various demolished downtown Toronto

Permit Required: Yes

Permit Price:  $303.74 (plus tax) per 2 hours (minimum booking 2 hours)

Phone number: (416) 260-8000

Indoor Location: No

Website:  http://guildinnestate.com/

Evergreen Brickworks

550 Bayview Ave Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

Located on Baview Avenue, just north of Don Valley Parkway. Previously known as The Don Valley Brickworks, the Evergreen Brickworks has been renovated and it is a great alternative to the Distillery District if you like the exposed brick look.

Permit Required: Yes
 

Permit Price:  $250 for 2 hours.
 

Phone number: 416-596-1495 x 495
 

Website:  https://www.evergreen.ca/evergreen-brick-works/

Toronto Music Garden

479 Queens Quay W, Toronto ON

Beautiful outdoor architecture and close to the water and boats. Fronting on Toronto's inner harbour, the Toronto Music Garden is one of the city's most enchanted locations.

Permit Required: Yes
 

Permit Price: $108.48 (plus tax) per 2 hours (minimum booking 2 hours)
 

Phone number: (416) 973-4000
 

Indoor Location:  Yes 
 

Website:  http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/venues/torontomusicgarden/

 

 

Kortright Centre

9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6

Kortright Centre for Conservation, or simply Kortright Centre, is a suburban conservation area in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada in the northern part of the Greater Toronto Area.

Permit Required: Yes

Permit Price: $175+tax

 

Phone number: (905) 832-2289

 

Website:  https://kortright.org/

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Architectural Engagement Session Locations

Osgoode Hall

130 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N5

Historical building which is located in the core of downtown Toronto. The interior of Osgoode Hall possesses unique architectural achievements. The heritage courtrooms are from the late 1800's.  

 

Permit Required: No permit required, however, be sure there are no events or filming scheduled.
 

Phone number: (416) 947-3300
 

Indoor Location: No
 

Website: http://www.osgoodehall.com/

 

Humber Bay Arch Bridge

The Humber Bay Arch Bridge is a pedestrian and bicycle through arch bridge south of Lake Shore Boulevard West in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Completed in the mid-1990s, the bridge is part of the Martin Goodman Trail over the mouth of the Humber River to protect the environmental integrity of the waterway.

 

Permit Required: No

University of Toronto - Hart House

7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

Hart House has been recognized as the centre for the re-imagination and reinvention of the undergraduate student experience at the University of Toronto. It’s a place that welcomes both campus and community to explore cultural, intellectual and recreational activities.

 

Permit Required: No


Permit Price: No permit required if wedding is held at Hart House


Phone number: (416) 978-2452


Indoor Location:  Yes


Website:  http://harthouse.ca/

University of Toronto - Knox College

59 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E6

Knox College is a postgraduate theological college of the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1844 as part of a schism movement in the Church of Scotland following the Disruption of 1843. Knox is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in Canada and confers doctoral degrees as a member school of the Toronto School of Theology.

Permit Required: Knox College Chapel is available for weddings on Friday afternoons and Saturdays almost every week of the year.  Each request is subject to approval upon application.


Phone number: (416) 978-4500


Indoor Location:  Yes


Website:  http://www.knox.utoronto.ca/

University of Toronto - Trinity College

6 Hoskin Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8

Trinity College is centrally located on Hoskin Avenue within the University of Toronto, directly north of Wycliffe College and to the west of Queen's Park. The southern wing of main building, with its cornerstone laid by Bishop James Fielding Sweeny, was completed in 1925 by Darling and Pearson, the architectural firm that also designed the university's Convocation Hall and Varsity Arena. The predominant Jacobethan architectural style is particularly apparent in the roofline and the stone towers, while Tudor Revival is featured in the Angel's Roost tower.

Permit Required: Yes 


Permit Price: $150.00/hour plus HST. Trinity College Staff and Alumni may be eligible to receive a 50% discount on the price of the permit.


Phone number: 416-978-8680


Indoor Location:  No


Website:  http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/

Casa Loma

1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1X8 

Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival style house and gardens in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is now a museum and landmark. It was built as a residence for financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt Casa Loma was constructed from 1911 to 1914. The architect was E. J. Lennox, who designed several other city landmarks.

Permit Required: Yes 


Permit Price:  $450 from the hours of 10:30 am-12:30 pm, and $400 from 12:30 - 2 pm. This only includes the bride, groom and photographer. Any extra guests will be charged $25 a person.
 

Phone number: (416)923-1171
 

Indoor Location:  Yes 
 

Website:  http://casaloma.ca

 

Aga Khan

77 Wynford Drive, M3C 1K1

The Aga Khan Museum is a museum of Islamic art, Iranian art and Muslim culture in the North York district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Permit Required: Yes


Permit Price: $250 for 90 minutes.


Phone number: (416)646-4677


Indoor Location:  Yes


Website:  https://www.agakhanmuseum.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Union Station

65 Front Street West, Toronto, ON

Union Station is a major railway station and intermodal transportation hub in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is on Front Street West, on the south side of the block bounded by Bay Street and York Street in downtown Toronto. 

Permit Required: Yes

 

Permit Price:  $150
 

Contact: info@torontounion.ca
 

Indoor Location:  Yes
 

Website:  https://torontounion.ca/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Liberty Village

Liberty Village is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is bordered to the north by King Street West, to the west by Dufferin Street, to the south by the Gardiner Expressway, to the east by Strachan Avenue, and to the northeast by the CP railway tracks.


Permit Required: No

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Urban and Cityscape Photo Locations

Queen Street West

Queen Street West describes both the western branch of Queen Street, a major east-west thoroughfare, and a series of neighbourhoods or commercial districts, situated west of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

Permit Required: No

Yorkville / Bloor Street

One of Toronto’s poshest neighborhoods. The Michael Lee Chin crystal is one of my favourite backgrounds in the city. Yorkville has some great texture and little nooks.

 

Address: Bloor and Bay st


Permit Required: No
 

Indoor Location:  No

Polson Pier

11 Polson St, Toronto, ON M5A 1A4

Knox College is a postgraduate theological college of the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1844 as part of a schism movement in the Church of Scotland following the Disruption of 1843. Knox is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in Canada and confers doctoral degrees as a member school of the Toronto School of Theology.

Permit Required: No

 
Phone number:  (416) 469-5655

 

Indoor Location:  No
 

Website:  http://www.polsonpier.com

St. Lawrence Market

92-95 Front St East, Toronto, ON

The St. Lawrence Market South building is a major public market building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southwest corner of Front and Lower Jarvis Streets.

Permit Required: Yes


Phone number: (416) 392-7219
 

Indoor Location:  Yes
 

Website:  http://www.stlawrencemarket.com/

 

 

Graffitti Alley

513 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V

Also known as Rush Lane or Rick Mercer’s Alley: This motherlode of graffiti art (about a kilometre of space) runs west from Spadina Ave. to Portland St. The back alley entrance can be found between Queen St. and Richmond St. Some artery offshoots also run north or south from this alleyway.

Permit Required: No

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About Samantha Clarke Photography

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