Permits & Rentals

Wedding Ceremonies & Formal Photography

The City of Toronto has many beautiful sites for wedding ceremonies and photography, including indoor conservatories and outdoor gardens.

We are accepting bookings for wedding ceremonies and photography for the current year. To apply for a permit for the upcoming year, please apply as early as the first working day in November.

Permit Information


Permit Season:

Year round - Indoor facilities; Outdoor sites are dependent on weather and availability. Typically April 30 to October 31.

Facility Listings:

Toronto Parks

Rates:

Rates for wedding ceremonies and photography are approved by City council. Rates can be adjusted at anytime, please discuss the permit rental rates directly by calling (416) 392-8188.

To obtain a permit or get further information on rates and availability, call 416-392-8188 and press 1, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Payment by VISA, Mastercard or American Express is accepted over the phone. You can also book your permit and pay by cash or certified check in person by visiting your local permit office.

Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation offers many beautiful outdoor parks and indoor facilities available for your stand-up wedding ceremony. Please note that ceremonies are stand-up only, no chairs are permitted. Accompany your ceremony with soft taped music or a live non-amplified trio.

LocationAddressMaximum OccupancyHours AvailableFee* (taxes not included)
Edwards Gardens Southwest corner of Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue East 100 people 10am, 12 noon, 2pm & 4pm $177.02 per hour
Guild Park & Gardens South side of Guildwood Parkway between Morningside Avenue and Kingston Rd. 100 people

10am & 12 noon
weekends only


10am, 12 noon, 2pm & 4pm
Monday - Friday

$177.02 per hour

Millennium Gardens Lakeshore and Coxwell Avenue, across from the old Woodbine Racetrack 100 people Call for availability $177.02 per hour
Music Garden 475 Queens Quay West 20 people Call for availability $177.02 per hour
Rosetta McClain Gardens South side of Kingston Rd, east of Birchmount Rd. 100 people 10am, 12 noon, 2pm & 4pm $177.02 per hour
St. James Gardens North Side of King Street East, east of Church St. 40 people Call for availability $177.02 per hour
Sunnyside Pavillion 1755 Lakeshore Blvd. West at Parklawn 40 people 10am to 4pm

$177.02 per hour

Allan Gardens Conservatory Carlton Street between Jarvis and Sherbourne Street 40 people 10am to 5pm $177.02 per hour (booked on the hour)
Centennial Park Conservatory West off Renforth Road, just north of Rathburn Avenue 40 people 10am to 5pm $177.02 per hour (booked on the hour)
Toronto Islands The Toronto Islands 100 people Call for availability $177.02 per hour
Kew Gardens 2075 Queen Street E 30 people Call for availability $177.02 per hour
Ashbridge's Bay Lakeshore Blvd & Coxwell 100 people Call for availability $177.02 per hour

*Rates effective January 1, 2017

LocationAddressMaximum OccupancyFee* (taxes not included)
Alexander Muir Gardens East side of Yonge Street, just south of Lawrence Avenue 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Ashbridges Bay Lakeshore Blvd & Coxwell 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Edwards Gardens Southwest corner of Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue East 30 people $330.42 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Guild Park & Gardens South side of Guildwood Parkway between Morningside Avenue and Kingston Rd. 30 people

$330.42 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)

Humber Bay E (Parkland Only) 100 Humber Bay Park Etobicoke 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Kew Gardens 2075 Queen Street E 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Millennium Gardens Lakeshore and Coxwell Avenue, across from the old Woodbine Racetrack 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Music Garden 475 Queens Quay West 20 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Rosetta McClain Gardens South side of Kingston Rd, east of Birchmount Rd. 30 people $330.42 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
St. James Gardens North Side of King Street East, east of Church St. 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Sunnyside Pavillion 1755 Lakeshore Blvd. West at Parklawn 30 people $118.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr; must be on the hour - 15, 30 or 45 minute increments not allowed)
Allan Gardens Conservatory Carlton Street between Jarvis and Sherbourne Street 20 people $472.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Centennial Park Conservatory West off Renforth Road, just north of Rathburn Avenue 20 people $472.02 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
Toronto Island Park On the Toronto Islands 30 people $330.42 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)
James Gardens 61 Edgehill Road, Etobicoke 30 people $330.42 per 2 hour (min booking 2 hr)

*Rates effective January 1, 2017