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Toronto Botanical Garden is a charity that connects people to plants, providing opportunities for plant-centered learning, conservation, and research, inspiring us all to live in harmony with nature. The beauty of our gardens and ever-changing seasonal canvas makes the Toronto Botanical Garden the perfect setting for any event.

The George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture, renovated in 2005, won a Toronto Green Award and received a silver-rated LEED Certification (Leadership in Energy and Design). The building exhibits an impressive 5,000 square foot glass pavilion, topped with a sloping green roof which helps reduce heating and cooling costs and manages stormwater runoff.

The two indoor halls with adjoining private, open-air garden courtyards are ideally suited for weddings, social occasions, and other private functions. The beauty of the surrounding botanical gardens is ideal for wedding or engagement photos.

The Westview Terrace is a beautiful outdoor gathering space that is available as an add-on to a Garden Hall or Floral Hall rental. It features a waterfall, and water channel and is surrounded by Japanese maples.

The Pollinator Garden is suitable for outdoor ceremonies only. This 60’ x 20’ lawn is surrounded by tall perennial flowers and lush foliage.

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How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2 Main Halls with Outdoor Courtyards and several outdoor locations

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Banquet hall

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What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bridal suite
Clean up
Event rentals
Outside vendors
Set up

What catering services do you offer?

Outside cake

What bar services do you provide?

Outside alcohol

What event 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?


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


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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Bridal suite

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4.7 out of 5 rating
43 reviews
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94% Recommended by couples

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Vanessa A. Married on 13/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Venue & Amazing Team!

TBG is perfect for those wanting a beautiful ceremony in nature. There are various halls/gardens to choose from that vary in size and aesthetic - all are beautiful and unique in their own way! The team at TBG are SO KIND and it was a pleasure working with them. My husband and I felt no pressure leading up to our ceremony because we knew they had our backs. Could not recommend enough! They made our dream ceremony a reality :)
Anastasia S. Married on 22/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous botanical wedding that lends well to DIY!

We are so happy that we chose TBG for our wedding venue - it was a perfect garden oasis from the city, and an excellent destination for out-of-town guests. We chose the Garden Hall for its combined indoor-outdoor space and highly recommend making full use of both! We had a band and dancing inside, as well as grazing platters, benches and high tables outdoors with string lights up on poles, and the bar set up in the alcove between the sets of doors, which worked perfectly. Patricia was incredibly kind and helpful and got everything in order. Affordability was a major concern for us and she was very understanding and full of great advice! There is a back driveway where we could directly deliver our own alcohol, balloon decorations, homemade light posts, blankets for the evening, etc and it worked out perfectly. I would highly recommend this venue, in particular to anyone who is trying to stick to a budget of 15k or less while being in a truly beautiful event space.
Heather Married on 17/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

A Great Wedding Day!!

The grounds at the Toronto Botanical Garden were beautifully maintained. Great for pictures. The patio was beautifully set up for drinks before the reception and the hall was lovely. Our caterer and DJ were able to set up and perform their tasks without disruption. A great experience.
Shameeza A. Married on 12/09/2021
4.8 out of 5 rating

Our dream wedding

We had a small and intimate wedding ceremony at the Toronto Botanical Garden's Perennial Border. The ceremony was followed by a lunch reception in the Garden Hall patio. I've always wanted a garden wedding and Patricia Chevers made it happen and exceeded my expectations. She was a pleasure to work with and ensured that all of my requests were met. I couldn't be happier with how everything turned out.
Karen R. Married on 02/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

November Wedding - Toronto Botanical Garden

We absolutely loved this venue for our wedding on November 2nd. We especially liked how private the space was, and that we were the only event being held that day. Working with the team was fabulous - Curtis made our lives so easy and was such a delight. It is a space that you can really make your own. Would highly recommend it.
Ariel S. Married on 31/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Great Venue

We had both our ceremony and reception at the Toronto Botanical Garden on the Labour day long weekend. The venue was excellent, and they were very accommodating to our needs. We would highly recommend this venue to anyone who is looking for a place that can host a larger wedding. The photos we got taken on the grounds turned out exceptional! Be aware that the venue tends to book fairly early, so do look to book well in advanced. It is also important to note that the ceremony space is much smaller than the reception hall.
Victoria C. Married on 06/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

First Wedding Anniversary Celebration

The Gardens were lovely, as always. Our event coordinator was extremely helpful and accommodating. The catering staff were friendly, helpful and also very accommodating to all our needs. The food was fabulous and the room was beautiful. Everyone had a fantastic time.Should we need such a venue again, we would not hesitate to use Curtis and Toronto Botanical Gardens. They would be our first choice.
Jenmy K. Married on 29/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing place to tie the knot

TBG is such an underrated place to tie the knot in the city. It was conveniently located for all of our Torontonian and GTA guest and the green space of Edwards garden is an oasis in the city. The pictures turned out amazing with the landscape and natural beauty of the blooms. We didn’t have to leave far to take pictures. Curtis and the team at TBG we’re so helpful in the preparations of our wedding and we couldn’t be happier. Curtis always helped with a smile on his face and, with much appreciated, enthusiasm. Thank you!
Allison Married on 24/05/2019
5 out of 5 rating

So happy with the Toronto Botanical Gardens

So easy to deal with and they did a great job setting everything up.
Peter Married on 24/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating
Great venue for an indoor/outdoor ceremony and reception.
The grounds and the building were beautiful, with greenery galore and seasonal flowers still in bloom. The reception hall, kitchen and patio were just what we needed. Our TBG rental manage made everything very easy for us. From the initial contact to the site visit and walk-through to the rental agreement, to dealing with the catering company to the furniture and décor setup, it was all done in a very courteous, helpful and professional manner. And the price is very reasonable dor what you get! highly recommended.
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