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Capitol Event Theatre is a Toronto event venue that specializes in hosting weddings and special events in its historic theatre-style facilities. This centrally located iconic venue is spacious enough to hold a large wedding yet retains an intimate feel for smaller weddings and functions. The elegant vintage details and vaudeville-style interior maintain it's grandeur from when it was built in 1918. Celebrate your big day in one of the most unique venues Toronto has to offer.

Facilities and capacity

The entire venue accommodates up to 630 people and can be broken down into the following categories:

  • Licensed 650 standing with entire venue
  • 450 โ€“ 500 main floor, cocktail style
  • 250 standing mezzanine
  • 240 โ€“ 250 seated dinner, main level, without dance floor
  • 220 main level, seated with dance floor

Services offered

All wedding packages include the following services as standard:

  • Complimentary bridal room
  • 7-hour regular host bar
  • Customised signature drink
  • Wine service (during dinner)
  • Midnight coffee and tea service
  • Event Management
  • Customised Floor plans & Production Run
  • Custom signage on Yonge Street marquee and poster boxes.
  • 5โ€™ Square Manhattan Dining tables with ivory linens and crystal chiavari chairs.
  • 6โ€™ & 8โ€™ event tables
  • Dinnerware, cutlery and glassware, for both dining room & bar
  • Lounge furniture, including copas & high chairs
  • Use of stage
  • Coat Check
  • Complimentary Talent Green Room
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Frequently asked questions

Describe your venue:

Banquet hall

Describe the style of your venue:


What kind of settings are available?


Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What event services do you offer?

Catering / bar
Clean up
Event planning
Event rentals
Liability insurance
Lighting / sound
Outside vendors
Set up

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail reception
Family style
Hors d'oeuvres

What bar services do you provide?

Cash bar
Champagne toast
House wine
House liquor
Limited bar
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Audio equipment
Dance floor

What food and beverage items are available?


What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair access

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?


What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?


Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?


What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?


Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Bridal suite

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?


What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?


What is the average catering price per person for stations?


What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?


Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


What is the starting price per person for bar service?


Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Limited bar
House beer
House wine
House liquor
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Reviews for Capitol Event Theatre

3.9 out of 5 rating
3.9 out of 5 rating
3 reviews
79% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4.3 out of 5 rating
  • Response time
    4 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    3.7 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    3.7 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4 out of 5 rating
Danielle K. Sent on 18/03/2015
4.8 out of 5 rating
The staff at The Capitol Event Theatre were amazing. Rene, Neli and the entire team were attentive to the needs of me and my husband as well as our guests during the reception. They provided an excellent meal and the entire evening ran perfectly on time. The venue is stunning and the day was more than I could have imagined.
Michelle D. Sent on 18/10/2012
5 out of 5 rating
Caterina and the entire Capitol staff were responsive, helpful and flexible when working with our unique requests. The planning was simple, the options almost limitless and the staff on the day of took care of everyone's needs. A great team, a great experience and I would highly recommend anyone who is looking for a unique venue with lots of character and versatility to consider this venue.
[Anonymous] Sent on 18/10/2013
2 out of 5 rating
The venue was beautiful and the staff on site the day of were very helpful and friendly. The experience before and after the day were not good.

Major problems:
- One week before our wedding, they decided to add on an extra $300 fee for hiring dishwashers. We argued with them that this was ridiculous and the contract we signed almost a year prior stated that they would provide all service staff for the evening, which (in our opinion) includes dishwashers. They refused to back down and the coordinator, Caterina, had the gall to say that "since it wasn't too much money, we assumed you would be okay with paying it." We were forced to pay the extra fee since we really had no way to change venues within a few days of the event.

- They only had a few chafing dishes and were going to rent extra ones for our event since we had a lot of food. They said it would cost an extra $1000, which was astronomical, so we said no and we would find our own rental company and have them delivered to the venue and we would return them on our own. At the end of the night, Castlefield packed up the chafing dishes, barely washed, and we took them home. When my father went to return them to the rental vendor, it was found that The Castlefield had given us a number of incorrect lids (from their own stock), so my father had to go back to the venue to return them and get the correct ones. Castlefield took their lids back and gave my dad all but one of the correct lids; they said they couldn't find the last one, but they would keep looking and contact my dad in the next few days. Over the next week and a bit, they refused to return my dad's calls until he finally left a message saying how unimpressed at how unprofessional they were. They called back and said they didn't have the last lid. In the end, we had to eat the cost of replacing the lid for the rental vendor.
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