Toronto, as well as the GTA, is an amazing location for wedding and engagement photos as there are so many locations to choose from!  Toronto has gardens and trees, architecture, waterfront, farmland, and everything in between – no matter what your photographic needs are, there’s a location in Toronto for your photo session.

There are many well-known places in Toronto for wedding and engagement photography as well as some hidden gems.  Some of the locations require permits while others are free.  There are pros to choosing a location that requires a permit so please, don’t disregard a location simply because a permit may be necessary.

Some of the locations listed below are outdoor-only locations while others allow indoor photography (which is perfect for a rainy wedding day!).  Not all the locations listed below are suitable for large groups, such as family photos on a wedding day so before having your heart set on a particular location, take a moment to consider the number of people that will need to be photographed there.

Finally, wedding (or engagement) photography in harsh sunlight is not ideal which is why I’ve included information about the best time of day to photograph at that location.  (If you’re lucky enough to be having your photos taken on an overcast day, any time of day would then be suitable since an overcast day is a photographers dream but since no one can control the weather, I figured I’d throw in my 2-cents about the best time of day for each location)

An Important Note to other Wedding Vendors and Professionals: If you would like to showcase this information on your website or blog, I ask that you do not copy and paste the information but simply link to this site.  While there are many other lists for Toronto wedding photography locations out there on the web, we were the very first to include information regarding location suitability for large groups as well as information regarding the best time of day to visit.  Like our photo, we like having all of our work credited to us – so please, be the professionals your clients expect you to be, and do not simply copy the info below but link to it appropriately.  Thank you.

A note for Brides and Grooms: This information was gathered based on research we have done; however, the locations listed below have the right to reserve to change their permit information and cost at their discretion.  This list is not updated on a regular basis and is meant to help only to guide you to the official resources where you can learn about obtaining a permit and the cost of the permit.  


Central & Downtown Toronto

  • Downtown Yorkville
  • Mel Lastman Square
  • Osgoode Hall
  • Alexander Muir Gardens
  • Guildwood Park (aka Guild Inn Gardens)
  • Front Street & the Esplanade
  • Allan Gardens
  • High Park
  • Casa Loma
  • Distillery District
  • The Old Mill
  • The Berkeley Church
  • Union Station
  • Cherry Beach
  • Artscape Wynchwood Barns
  • The Burroughs
  • Steamwhistle Brewery
  • BCE Center (aka Brookfield Place)
  • University of Toronto: Trinity College
  • University of Toronto: Hart House
  • University of Toronto: Knox College
  • University of Toronto: General
  • St. Lawrence Market
  • Kensington Market
  • Ashbridges Bay
  • York University
  • Sunnyside Pavillion
  • North York Rose Garden
  • Toronto Music Garden
  • Kew Gardens
  • Thompson Hotel
  • St. James Gardens
  • Allan Gardens Conservatory
  • Harbourfront
  • Spadina House
  • George Brown House
  • Mackenzie House
  • King Edward Hotel
  • Four Seasons Hotel
  • Fairmont Royal York Hotel
  • The Eaton Center
  • Skywalk
  • Estates of Sunnybrook (McLean House & Vaughan Estates)
  • Bob Rumball Manor
  • Sunnybrook Stables
  • Graffiti Alley
  • Le Meridien Hotel
  • The Hazelton Hotel
  • Windsor Arms Hotel
  • Miller Lash House
  • Trump Hotel
  • Park Hyatt
  • The Drake Hotel
  • Polson Pier (aka ‘The Docks’)
  • Panorama Restaurant
  • De La Salle Heritage House
  • The Grand Luxe Boutique
  • Shangri-La Hotel
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel
  • SoHo Metropolitan

East Toronto/Scarborough/Durham Region

  • Toronto Botanical Gardens
  • Edwards Gardens
  • Don Valley Brickworks (aka Evergreen Brickworks)
  • Fantasy Farm
  • Todmorden Mills
  • Millenium Gardens
  • Rosetta McClain Gardens
  • Hilton @ Hwy 7 and Warden
  • Trafalgar Girls School
  • Robert McLaughlin Gallery
  • Bluffers Park (aka Scarborough Bluffs)
  • Thompson Memorial Park
  • Rouge Park
  • Milliken Park
  • Delta Toronto East
  • Graydon Hall Manor
  • Heydenshore Park
  • Cullen Gardens & Miniature Village
  • Parkwoods Estate

West Toronto/Etobicoke/Mississauga

  • Humber River Bridge
  • Black Creek Pioneer Village
  • Centennial Park Conservatory
  • Fantasy Fair Mall
  • Humber Arboretum
  • Mississauga City Hall (aka Mississauga Civic Center)
  • Kariya Park
  • Gairloch Gardens
  • Adamson Estate
  • Chinguacousy Park
  • Benares Historic House
  • Riverwood Conservancy
  • Rattlesnake Point
  • Crawford Lake
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Gage Park
  • Erindale Park
  • Holcim Waterfront Estates
  • Paletta Mansion

North Toronto and Beyond

  • Downtown Unionville
  • Newmarket Tannery (aka Old Davis Tannery)
  • German Mills Settler’s Park
  • Kleinburg Railway
  • Richmond Green Park
  • The Doctors House
  • McMichael Gallery
  • Eaton Hall
  • Bellvue Manor
  • Belcroft Estates

Central & Downtown Toronto

Downtown Yorkville

  • Address: roughly bounded by Bloor Street to the south, Davenport Road to the north, Yonge Street to the east and Avenue Road to the west
  • Description: Modern
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Mel Lastman Square

  • Address: 5100 Yonge Street
  • Description:  Modern | Architectural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Osgoode Hall

  • Address: 130 Queen St. West
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Alexander Muir Gardens

  • Address: 2901 Yonge Street
  • Description: Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Guildwood Park (aka Guild Inn Gardens)

  • Address: 201 Guildwood Pkwy
  • Description: Architectural | Historical | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Front Street & the Esplanade

  • Address: Front Street & The Esplanade
  • Description: Modern
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Allan Gardens

  • Address: 19 Horticulture Ave.
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor (Indoor in the greenhouse may be permitted – please inquire)
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

High Park

  • Address: 1873 Bloor St. West
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Photography permits are not available for High Park as they typically do not allow formal photography to occur on park grounds.
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Casa Loma

  • Address: 1 Austin Terrance
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor (please note, indoor options may only be available during certain times of the year)
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Distillery District

  • Address: 55 Mill St.
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

The Old Mill

  • Address: 21 Old Mill Rd.
  • Description: Romantic | Traditional
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes – But inquire for details as it may not be available if the wedding is taking place elsewhere
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

The Berkeley Church

  • Address: 315 Queen St. East
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Union Station

  • Address: 65 Front St. West
  • Description: Architectural | Historical
  • Indoors
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Cherry Beach

  • Address: Located on the south end of Cherry St.
  • Description: Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Artscape Wychwood Barns

  • Address: 76 Wychwood Ave
  • Description: Modern | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

The Burroughs

  • Address: 639 Queen St. West.
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Architectural | Historical
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Steamwhistle Brewery

  • Address: 255 Bremner Blvd
  • Description: Modern | Architectural | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

BCE Center (aka Brookfield Place)

  • Address: 181 Bay St.
  • Description: Architectural | Unique
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Although photography is not technically allowed; there are times when permission may be granted to a bride and groom although it not a guarantee.
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

University of Toronto: Trinity College

  • Address: 6 Hoskin Ave
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Traditional
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

University of Toronto: Hart House

  • Address: 7 Hart House Circle
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Traditional
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

University of Toronto: Knox College

  • Address: 59 St. George Street
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Traditional
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

University of Toronto: General

  • Address: 172 St. George St.
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Traditional
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

St. Lawrence Market

  • Address: 92 Front St. East
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Kensington Market

  • Address: Dundas/Spadina Area
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Ashbridges Bay

  • Address: 1561 Lakeshore East
  • Description: Natural
  • Outdoors
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

York University: Glendon Campus

  • Address: 2275 Bayview Ave.
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Sunnyside Pavillion

  • Address: 1755 Lakeshore West
  • Description: Architectural | Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Toronto Music Garden

  • Address: 479 Queens Quay West
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Kew Gardens

  • Address: 2075 Queen St. East
  • Description: Natural | Gardens & Greenery |
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Thompson Hotel

  • Address: 550 Wellington Ave. West
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime (although sunsets from the rooftop are gorgeous!)

 Harbourfront

  • Address: extends from Bathurst Street in the west, along Queen’s Quay, with its ill-defined eastern boundary being either Yonge Street or York Street.
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Spadina House

  • Address: 285 Spadina Rd.
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

George Brown House

  • Address: 183 Beverley St
  • Description: Romantic | Historical
  • Indoors
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Mackenzie House

  • Address: 82 Bond St.
  • Description: Romantic | Historical
  • Indoors
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

King Edward Hotel

  • Address: 37 King St. East
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Architectural | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes (There’s a small chance you may be able to get access to the abandoned ballroom on the top floor – ask them for details because it’s absolutely stunning!)
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Four Seasons Hotel

  • Address: 60 Yorkville Ave.
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

  • Address: 100 Front St. West
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Historical
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

The Eaton Center

  • Address: 220 Yonge Street
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Skywalk

  • Address: 150 Front St. West (approximately)
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Estates of Sunnybrook (McLean House & Vaughan Estates)

  • Address: 2075 Bayview Ave
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Bob Rumball Manor

  • Address: 2395 Bayview Ave
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Sunnybrook Stables

  • Address: 1132 Leslie Street
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Graffiti Alley

  • Address: 753 Queen St. West
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

The Hazelton Hotel

  • Address: 118 Yorkville Ave
  • Description: Romantic | Historical
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Windsor Arms Hotel

  • Address: 18 St. Thomas Street
  • Description: Romantic | Historical
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Miller Lash House

  • Address: 130 Old Kingston Rd.
  • Description: Romantic | Historical
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Trump Hotel

  • Address: 325 Bay St.
  • Description: Modern | Romantic
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Park Hyatt

  • Address: 4 Avenue Rd
  • Description: Modern | Romantic
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

The Drake Hotel

  • Address: 1150 Queen St. West
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Polson Pier (aka ‘The Docks’)

  • Address: 11 Polson St.
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Panorama Restaurant

  • Address: 55 Bloor St. West
  • Description: Modern
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

De La Salle Heritage House

  • Address: 131 Farnham Ave.
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

The Grand Luxe Boutique

  • Address: 3125 Bayview Ave.
  • Description: Modern | Romantic
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Shangri-La Hotel

  • Address: 188 University Ave.
  • Description: Romantic | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Donalda Club

  • Address: 12 Bushbury Drive
  • Description: Romantic | Traditional
  • Outdoor (inquire for indoor availability)
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Ritz-Carlton Hotel

  • Address: 181 Wellington St. West
  • Description: Romantic | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

SoHo Metropolitan

  • Address: 318 Wellington St. West
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Graydon Hall Manor

  • Address: 185 Graydon Hall Dr.
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Architectural | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Ward’s Island (Toronto Island)

  • Address: Toronto Island
  • Description: Romantic | Unique | Natural | Gardens & Greenery |
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Toronto Botanical Gardens

  • Address: 777 Lawrence Ave. East
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Edwards Gardens

  • Address: 777 Lawrence Ave. East
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

East Toronto/Scarborough/Durham Region

James Gardens

  • Address: 61 Edgehill Rd
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Don Valley Brickworks (aka Evergreen Brickworks)

  • Address: 550 Bayview Ave
  • Description: Modern | Architectural | Unique
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Fantasy Farm

  • Address: 50 Pottery Rd.
  • Description: Romantic | Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Todmorden Mills

  • Address: 67 Pottery Rd
  • Description: Historical | Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Rosetta McClain Gardens

  • Address: 5 Glen Everest Rd, Scarborough
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites

  • Address: 8500 Warden Ave, Markham
  • Description: Modern
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Trafalgar Girls School

  • Address: 401 Reynolds St, Whitby
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Historical | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon | Anytime
  • Address: 72 Queen St, Oshawa
  • Description: Modern
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Bluffers Park (aka Scarborough Bluffs)

  • Address: 1 Brimley St. South, Scarborough
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Thompson Memorial Park

  • Address: 1005 Brimley Rd, Scarborough
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Rouge Park

  • Address: 1895 Rouge Hills Drive
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Milliken Park

  • Address: 4325 McCowan Rd, Scarborough
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Heydenshore Park

  • Address: 589 Water St, Whitby
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Cullen Central Park (aka Cullen Gardens & Miniature Village)

  • Address: 1002 Cochrane St, Whitby
  • Description: Romantic | Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Parkwoods Estate

  • Address: 270 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon (if shooting outdoors)

West Toronto/Etobicoke/Mississauga

 

Humber River Bridge

  • Address: 86 Palace Pier Court, Toronto
  • Description: Modern | Architectural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Black Creek Pioneer Village

  • Address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, Toronto
  • Description: Historical| Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Centennial Park Conservatory

  • Address: 151 Elmcrest, Toronto
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Fantasy Fair Mall

  • Address: 500 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke
  • Description: Modern | Unique
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Humber Arboretum

  • Address: Arboretum Blvd, Toronto
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Mississauga City Hall (aka Mississauga Civic Center)

  • Address: 300 City Center Drive, Mississauga
  • Description: Modern
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime
  • NOTE: This is the only indoor photography location without a permit that we are currently aware of. As a result, there are often multiple brides at this location at any given time which can cause delays in your wedding day schedule. Furthermore, one of the nicest locations within city hall is atop 6+ flights of stairs (with no elevator access) which may not be suitable for all couples.

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens

  • Address: 300 City Center Drive, Mississauga
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for Large Groups: Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required: Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Kariya Park

  • Address: 3620 Kariya Drive, Mississauga
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Gairloch Gardens

  • Address: Lakeshore & Cairncroft Blvd, Oakville
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Adamson Estate

  • Address: 850 Enola Ave
  • Description: Romantic | Historical | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Chinguacousy Park

  • Address: 9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Benares Historic House

  • Address: 1507 Clarkson Rd. North
  • Description: Historical
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Riverwood Conservancy

  • Address: 4000 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Rattlesnake Point

  • Address: 7200 Appleby Line, Milton
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No (but entry fee into the park is required)
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Crawford Lake

  • Address: 7200 Appleby Line, Milton
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No (but entry fee into the park is required)
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Royal Botanical Gardens

  • Address: 680 Plains Rd West, Burlington
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Gage Park

  • Address: 45 Main St. North, Brampton
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Erindale Park

  • Address: 1695 Dundas St West, Mississauga
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Holcim Waterfront Estates

  • Address: 2700 Lakeshore West, Mississauga
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural |Traditional
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon (when outdoors)

Paletta Mansion

  • Address: 4250 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime (if indoors)

North Toronto and Beyond

Downtown Unionville

  • Address: Main Street, Unionville
  • Description: Romantic | Historical | Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Newmarket Tannery (aka Old Davis Tannery)

  • Address: 465 Davis Drive, Newmarket
  • Description: Traditional
  • Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

German Mills Settler’s Park

  • Address: 2018 John Street, Markham (approximate)
  • Description: Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Kleinburg Railway

  • Address: 10415 Islington, Kleinburg
  • Description: Romantic | Historical | Natural
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? No (Best for just the bride and groom and maybe a smaller wedding party)
  • Permit Required? No
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Richmond Green Park

  • Address: 1300 Elgin Mills East, Richmond Hill
  • Description: Traditional | Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

The Doctors House

  • Address: 21 Nashville Rd, Kleinburg
  • Description: Modern | Romantic | Architectural
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime (if indoors)
  • Address: 10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg
  • Description: Modern | Romantic
  • Outdoor (please inquire about indoor availability)
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Eaton Hall

  • Address: 13990 Dufferin St, King
  • Description: Romantic | Architectural | Unique
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Anytime

Kortright Center for Conservation

  • Address: 9550 Pine Valley Dr., Woodbridge
  • Description: Natural | Gardens & Greenery
  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon

Bellvue Manor

  • Address: 8083 Jane St., Vaughan
  • Description: Modern | Romantic
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Yes
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon if outdoors

Belcroft Estates

  • Address: 25396 14th Line, Gilford, ON
  • Description: Romantic | Unique | Natural
  • Outdoor AND Indoor
  • Suitable for large groups? Yes (A great place for family photos)
  • Permit Required? Unsure – Please inquire with the establishment
  • Best time to shoot there: Early Morning/Late Afternoon for outdoor locations