Who says a refurbished warehouse or a brick wall covered interior won’t be nice for a wedding?
One of the trends these days is having the wedding reception in a modern industrial venue. This creates a mix of formality and creativity. Aside from that, the aura isn’t just romantic but it is also a little laid back and relax which is perfect for your guests!
So, if you are planning to have your wedding in Toronto, we have collated some nice venues for your special day! For modern industrial venues in Toronto, this includes lofts and other buildings with an impressive industrial touch.
Excited to see what we have in store for you? Scroll down below and check out these gorgeous locations!
1. York Mills Gallery
You will love the industrial vibe of this 22,000 square foot event facility! It is equipped with plenty of decors like ballroom chandeliers, floor to ceiling drapery, industrial aged beams, and even a leather lounge furniture. It has three areas which you can choose from: a ballroom, a banquet hall, and restaurant. Whatever you choose, all three are perfect for your wedding day especially if you have a huge number of guests since it can accommodate up to 650 guests.
- Location: 1885 Leslie Street M3B 2M3 Toronto (Ontario)
- Website: yorkmillsgallery.com
2. 2nd Floor Events
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The atmosphere in 2nd Floor Events will no doubt warm your heart. It flaunts exposed brick walls in the 3,000 square foot open-concept venue. It is also located near the city which makes it a convenient place to hold your wedding reception. If you have about 180 guests, then this place is a perfect spot! But if you have more, they have a cocktail reception that welcomes 350 guests and a theatre seating which is good for 200 guests.
- Location: 461 King St. West M5V 1K4 Toronto (Ontario)
- Website: 2ndfloorevents.com
3. Arta Gallery
Arta Gallery is one of the best places in Distillery District with an industrial chic feel. Its light-filled spaces have exposed brick walls and concrete beams. There are also decors done by local artists on display in the area. The space is accessible even by those who use a wheelchair. It also celebrates the beauty of art in its gallery lounge. It can accommodate up to 175 guests.
- Location: 14 Distillery Lane M5A 3C4 Toronto (Ontario)
- Website: artagallery.ca
4. W Event Boutique
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If you are looking for a venue with a refreshing industrial aesthetic, then W Event Boutique is the perfect place for you! It has a white-painted brick interior with elegant chandeliers. This wedding venue in Toronto was built in 1895 which means that this place is also rich with a historical backstory! It can gather up to 200 seated guests or 350 people for a cocktail reception.
- Location: 177 Whitmore Road, Vaughan, Ontario
- Website: weventboutique.com
5. The Warehouse Venue
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The venue is the first warehouse inspired event space in Toronto. It has 30 feet high ceilings in an open concept allowing you to decorate its 9,000 feet area the way you want to. It has multi-functional space with an elegant cocktail area. To complete its industrial feel, it has exposed brick walls which creates a balance between grunge and elegant styles.
- Location: 35 Carl Hall Rd. Unit 2, Toronto, Ontario
- Website: thewarehousevenue.com
6. Steam Whistle Brewery
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Make your wedding extraordinary in Steam Whistle with its stunning brick and beam architecture. It also features a 30-foot ceiling, multi-paned windows, and hand-hewn support pillars. Of course, the industrial look won’t be complete without the exposed brick wall. Built in 1929, the place has two event spaces: a gallery which is also their retail store and the patio which is available for any type of events. The gallery can accommodate 200 people for cocktail parties while the hall and patio are good for 250 people.
- Location: The Roundhouse 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON
- Website: steamwhistle.ca
7. Airship 37
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You will find Airship 37 in the Distillery District, which features a genuine aircraft rotary blade making it a unique place and a lovely space for aircraft fans! It also has exposed steel trusses adding to its industrial aura. All these features are in nice contrast to the minimalist space. The main space dubbed as The Hangar can accommodate 180 seated guests while the smaller space, Gooderham Lounge is good for 60 seated guests.
- Location: 37 Parliament Ave., Toronto, ON
- Website: berkeleyevents.com/venue/airship37
8. Burroughes Building
Who wouldn’t fall in love with the brick walls and exposed ceilings of this place? Although it was built n 1907, it was renovated while preserving its features. Its elevators were restored along with its exposed bricks and wooden details. The overall look of the Burroughes Building makes it one of the unique venues for an industrial-themed wedding. It has a rooftop terrace for 450 guests and a 360-degree view of Toronto.
- Location: 639 Queen St W, Toronto, ON
- Website: theburroughes.com
9. Junction Craft Brewing
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You will be welcomed with a stunning Art Deco entrance with large windows and exposed bricks once you enter the building. Beer lovers will definitely find this place perfect for their special day. An added bonus is that you don’t need to worry about your drinks since you are in an actual brewery! This building was built in the 1930s which can accommodate 50 to 350 guests.
- Location: 150 Symes Road, Toronto, ON
- Website: junctioncraft.com/events
10. The Jam Factory
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This 150-year old space has exposed bricks and beams which makes it a lovely venue for an industrial wedding. It was upgraded with washrooms and a new kitchen. A total of 175 guests for a cocktail party can be accommodated in the space while 160 seated guests can enjoy the romantic aura of the space. This loft venue has a gorgeous backdrop of exposed brick walls and wooden beams.
- Location: 2 Matilda Street M4M 1L9 Toronto
- Website: jamfactoryto.com
I can’t blame you if you feel so excited about your upcoming wedding after seeing this gorgeous list of venues! Yes, your dream modern industrial wedding will indeed come true because there are so many awesome places where you can hold your wedding and your reception. For sure, it will be very memorable not only for you but even for your guests, too! Can you tell me which is your favorite modern industrial venue in Toronto?