The heritage building at 461 King Street West has seen many transformations throughout the years. Located in the heart of Toronto’s entertainment district, the present-day reincarnation is Second Floor Events. Exposed brick and city views offer an urban city feel while maintaining elegance in a modern setting. Outfitted with sophisticated touches, Second Floor Events is a chic industrial space perfect for any occasion.
Facilities and capacity
Special moments should be celebrated in a special place. This open-concept space allows for bespoke layouts for your event. Embracing the architectural heritage while combining modern design, Second Floor Events is pleased to offer a unique event space, attentive planning and flexibility for all occasions. This wedding and events venue has a space that can accommodate up to 160 guests for a ceremony and seated dinner, and up to 350 for a cocktail style reception.
Second Floor Events is proud to offer exceptional experiences at every event. We are able to offer couples the following services for their big day:
12 Reviews for Second Floor Events
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Ana K. · Married on 19/10/2019
Amazing wedding venue
We are so happy we celebrated our wedding at 2nd floor events! The venue is beautiful and very functional for ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner and dancing all in one great space in the middle of downtown Toronto! The food was delicious, they have an in-house kitchen and chef. Amanda, the venue coordinator, is extremely helpful, responsive and a pleasure to work with. Everything worked out so well and we could not be happier! We also got lots of compliments on the venue from our guests. We highly recommend it!Sent on 26/10/2019
Agg M. · Married on 20/10/2018
Amazing contemporary loft style venue with the best staff!
This is the perfect downtown Toronto venue for any wedding! I had my wedding at 2nd floor events in October 2018. All of the staff are friendly and easy to work with. They are very transparent in their pricing and the services they offer. My coordinator, Amanda, share in my excitement and took the time to understand my vision and the feeling we wanted for our day. She was able to answer all my questions promptly and she always offered advice and suggestions based off of what has worked in the space before. The menu choices are creative, fresh and great quality food. We had a cocktail hour an 3 course meal and our guests said it was the perfect size portions and everything was hot, flavorful and cooked perfectly. The basic bar package includes mid grade to premium options that most venues charge extra for. We loved the open concept loft style with exposed brick and contemporary Scandinavian design. We were able to pull off a romantic look with a casual fun feeling. I would recommend working with 2nd Floor to anyone who is looking to host a seamless event in a venue you can transform into any vision with staff who want your event to just as perfect as you do.Sent on 18/12/2018
Pauline L. · Married on 08/08/2021
Throughout the process of planning our pandemic-wedding, Rachael and Nicole were able to maintain great communication, allowing us to postpone and fully customize our day and menu to accommodate the ever-changing government restrictions. The food offered by the kitchen staff is AMAZING; worthy of satisfying even the most critical foodies in our guest list. Wish we could order takeout from there ;) Really pleasant staff that adhered to COVID regulations, great central location and modern looking space. We had the best day ever and we’re so happy we got to host our wedding here! Thank you Second Floor!Sent on 16/08/2021
Meghan R. · Married on 27/04/2019
Best. Day. Ever!
We just had our wedding at 2nd Floor Events this past Saturday and it was absolutely amazing! We really couldn’t have done it without the help of our venue coordinator Amanda. She was so friendly and helpful throughout the entire process…on the day of the wedding I didn’t have to worry about a single thing because she had it all taken care of. She is so enthusiastic and you can tell she loves what she does…she also shared my love of organization and lists haha She was prompt with responding to emails and had many great suggestions along the way. On the day of everything was perfect and flowed seamlessly throughout the ceremony, into the cocktail hour, on to dinner and the party after.
Planning was so easy because they have everything there in house…you don’t have to search around for tables, linens, chairs, caterers, or the like.
The venue itself is absolutely stunning, you won’t find anything else like it. Their in-house chef is incredibly talented, I was so excited about the food and he did not disappoint. Our guests were raving all night and even in the days to follow about how amazing the venue and food were. The bar is stocked with a great selection of alcohol, and all of the staff there are so friendly and professional. They think of every little detail right down to the co-ordinated servers (one of our guests called it synchronized serving) where each person at a table is served at exactly the same time…thoughtful and entertaining to watch! I cannot recommend this venue enough…it truly was the best day ever!!
Sent on 02/05/2019
Mimi I. · Married on 09/11/2019
We had our wedding at 2nd Floor Events last November and were so happy with our experience. Amanda and Rachel were amazing and very easy to work with, and made every accommodation to make our vision a reality. Everything from the food/drinks, staff and service was excellent from day 1, to the days after our wedding. We had so many compliments from our guests on the quality of the food and how unique the space was. We are so thankful to the team for such a positive and memorable experience on such a special day in our lives. Thanks again!Sent on 20/05/2020
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