When it comes to event venues. Toronto is the place to be. It makes no difference the type of event or whether you need a spot for 20 or 2000. Toronto is filled with amazing event venues that will fit the bill. Planning a reception, sit down dinner or outdoor event? Love the water, downtown core, museums or have the need for green? If you have the want than Toronto has just the space you’re looking for.
It makes no difference what city I happen to be in. I’m always looking a venue that’s a bit different and definitely special in its own way. The search most always includes a venue that is unique to the event. One that is a bit out of the ordinary and something the group has never experienced. And while that isn’t always in the cards, top of the list is a venue that helps to elevate the event.
Good Event Venues are Key to Success
I personally feel when hosting an event the venue choice is very important. While the design, lay-out, set-up and location are vital. Don’t laugh but my motto lately is teamwork makes the dream work. Last week I was working an event when major issues started to reared their ugly head. I jumped into action to ensure the guests were not wise to the situation. The venue coordinator did everything in her power to help ensure a successful outcome. You may be thinking that’s her job and of course you’d be right. But often that is not the situation I find myself in. I end up on my own when trying to resolve glitches and complications in an effort to stop the bad from happening. This time around teamwork did make the dream work. Another key thing to consider when choosing event venues.
Great Toronto Event Venues
Evergreen Brick Works. Known as one of the more desirable event venues. The Evergreen Brick Works provides a beautiful and lush backdrop for private special events. Located in the striking Don Valley canyons, this former brick quarry, features stunning views and enchanting gardens. The Evergreen Brick Works is known internationally for their green design and urban sustainability. The event spaces are located in the Centre for Green Cities, a LEED Platinum certified building. This unique historical space and one of a kind event venue with first-rater event managers and green partner suppliers will work with you to ensure success. They are there to help from start to finish. And will inspire and assist planners in making the best environmentally sustainable decisions. They are there to help you create the best event that in the end will be unforgettable and yes eco-friendly. Photo courtesy of Evergreen Brick Works.
The Carlu. Architecturally stunning and known as the “grand dame” of event venues. Celebrated back in the day for hosting high profile concerts. In 2003, after an extensive renovation, The Carlu re-opened its doors and hasn’t disappointed. It has become one of Toronto’s first choice event venues. It’s a stunning example of 30’s glam that incorporates a sophisticated and smart designed. That includes striking and picturesque, well-designed and efficient space that embraces four different and unique rooms. Working with The Carlu’s event specialists and service partners will take your event experience from ho hum to amazing. Photo courtesy of The Carlu.
Palais Royale. After 86 years as one of Toronto’s leading event venues, Palais Royale experienced a facelift in 2005. The two-tiered, four thousand square foot event venue revealed renewed space with a grand stage, dance floor and an art décor ambiance, second to known. Located right on the waters of Lake Ontario, it’s one of the more beautiful backdrops to hold a corporate, social or special event. This up-to-date, high tech and in-house catering venue will satisfy and excite even the most experienced event professional. Looking for ingenuity, uniqueness, originality and success, the Palais Royale’s event team will take you there. Photo courtesy of Palais Royale.
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. One of Toronto’s newest and most fun venues is ready to host your next event. At Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, you and your guests will enjoy unbelievable and irreplaceable underwater fun. This one and only, unique venue offers a rare opportunity to enrich your event. The largest indoor aquarium in Canada houses 450 species from 14 countries equaling 16,000 marine animals. With 100 interactive exhibits, behind the scenes tours, custom dive shows and nine galleries; this amazing 135,000 square foot attraction is the perfect spot to host an event. Besides the unique and impressive space, the event team along with their supply partners will work with you to ensure a flawless experience from planning to execution. Photo courtesy of AttractionsCanada.com.