District 28 is a Premier Toronto-based venue located in the beautiful Leslieville. The venue specializes in providing a spacious blank canvas loft perfect for creative, unique weddings. This venue comes complete with a top-notch delicious catering service, capable of stimulating the taste buds of multiple cultures. Bring your dream wedding to life at District 28.
Facilities and capacity
This venue's facilities include two studios, an in-house screening room, restaurant and reception area. Studio 1 is its largest space, with tons of natural light and a capacity for up to 400 guests. Studio 3 has a capacity of up to 180 guests. The screening room can be combined with the reception and bar area for wedding receptions, but on its own, it can accommodate up to 30 guests.
District 28 offers couples the following services for their big day:
This pristine venue also provides other services for the following:
4 Reviews for District 28
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Elisabetta M. · Married on 26/10/2019
A Wedding Out of Our Wildest Dreams!
We hosted our wedding reception and ceremony at District28 in October and our hearts are still reeling over the incredible experience this downtown venue had to offer. With in-house catering and knowledgeable event staff, District28 simultaneously provided a blank slate for our own ideas to take flight, while having crew at the ready to assist with our sixteen external vendors leading up to the day of. Diana Seminara is an absolute rockstar. She is hands on and thorough, honest and full of incredible ideas. She managed and planned everything with such efficiency and ease. She always made us feel like we were her only client and she always made us feel like our experience was equally important to her, too. Everything about the day went off without a hitch and not a single detail was missed.The food was incredible (shout out to the chefs!), serving staff attentive and the venue looked absolutely phenomenal. The whole day felt deeply personal and meaningful and magical and we owe that all to District28 and Diana. Thank you, thank you! (Photography by Bows & Lavender / Florals by Smells Like Flowers (Bethany Rose))Sent on 21/02/2020
Nicole P. · Married on 15/06/2019
Wonderful Wedding Venue
When we were choosing our venue, we were very impressed with the space, and the professionalism and attentiveness provided by District 28/Diana S. It is such a big decision, picking the right venue. Diana helped put us at ease about our decision, from the beginning. And we were so happy that over a year after we booked it, Diana was still our main contact, and just as responsive and helpful throughout the final planning stages, as we could have hoped for . On the day of the actual event, everything went very smoothly. Not only were my husband and I very impressed with every detail and how the space looked, our guests commented how wonderful the space was, how unique it was, how great the food was, and wondered how we found out about it. We hope this review helps you find out about it, if you are looking for the perfect venue for your wedding. It was truly wonderful and we highly recommend it.Sent on 18/06/2019
Kristel L. · Married on 19/10/2018
Exceptional attention to details and extremely accommodating
We chose district 28 for our wedding venue and it did not disappoint! The space has a modern rustic feel which looked amazing on wedding day. We pretty much used all of the unique spaces that District 28 had to offer, ex. Studio 1 for reception, screening room for the kids room and the bar area for reception. Working with Diana at District 28 was a great experience. She made sure that all of the little details, traditions, and food preferences were taken care of. During the reception, Diana made sure that everything was going smoothly and was there if we needed her help. Our family is Mauritian and the chef at District 28 made an amazing chili hot sauce for the dinner reception which we all took home. The food at district 28 was great and many of our guests complimented us on the asian fusion family style menu.Sent on 17/12/2018
Jackie · Married on 03/06/2017
We would definitely recommend this venue for a wedding! The space is fantastic and all of the staff were great. Diana, District 28's Event Manager, was simply a pleasure to work with! She was extremely responsive and very accommodating from start to finish. She helped make the wedding planning process seamless.
We utilized studio 3 for our ceremony, the bar and screening room (where we had created a personal video that was playing on a loop) for our cocktail hour, and studio 1 for our dinner and dancing. The beauty of this venue is that it almost like a blank canvas - it allows you to make your special day authentic to the both of you, and you can utilize their amenities to the fullest if you wish.
Even better - the venue is dog friendly, so we were able to have our bulldog serve as our ring bearer!
Also - we were impressed with the staff (back of house & front of house) working the day of. A number of our family/friends are from the Caribbean. As soon as the chef (whose background is from Barbados) found this out during our tasting, he said he would be happy to make a homemade 'pepper sauce' (aka. hot sauce) for each table at our wedding. It was such a special touch - and we had many guests comment on how good it was!
Can't tell you how many guests commented on how much they loved the uniqueness of the venue, the food and drink. Thank you to the District 28 team!Sent on 16/12/2019
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