Toronto Party Places and Venues
Where to Look for Party Venues in Toronto, ON
Canada: Toronto, ON
Toronto has party venues for every occasion. If you’re looking for a venue for your holiday party, bridal shower, baby shower, bar mitzvah, birthday, or any type of party, Toronto’s venues can fit any style and all your event needs.
As Canada’s largest city and the capital of Ontario province, Toronto is home to a diverse community. Toronto is also known for its entertainment, arts, and culture. The city hosts the popular star-studded Toronto International Film Festival in September and multicultural festivals each year.
Here’s our guide to Toronto’s neighbourhoods and venue types to help you find the ideal event venue for your party.
Weather in Toronto for Party Planning
Toronto’s warmest months are June, July, and August. The weather gets colder in the fall. In the winter, Toronto’s temperature can drop below freezing. During the spring, Toronto sometimes gets a little snow and then in late spring, the temperature gets warmer.
Transportation Options in Toronto for Party Guests
Party guests can take taxis, rental cars, limousines, and rideshares. Toronto’s convenient public transportation options include subway, buses, and streetcars operated by the Toronto Transit Commission. There’s also train service through VIA Rail and Go Transit.
There’s lots to see at Harbourfront, including stunning views from the CN Tower and family attractions, such as Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.
Harbourfront offers party event venues with beautiful views of Lake Ontario and guests can also easily access public transportation. There are also many hotel venues to host your party.
If you’re looking to host your party on a boat or cruise ship, take a look at the Great Lakes Schooner Company. They can host special events such as birthdays, bar mitzvahs, and engagement parties as well as bachelor and bachelorette parties.
If you’re looking for a party venue with stunning views, there’s the Delta Toronto Hotel. Also, the Westin Harbour Castle offers banquet rooms with natural light and an outdoor terrace.
You’ll find many party venues with unique decor and a historic vibe in the Distillery District.
Berber Social is a unique party venue that can host bridal showers and holiday parties (such as Christmas parties) as well as bachelor and bachelorette parties.
The Stirling Room is another party venue that you can rent for holiday parties, birthdays, and engagement parties.
If you’re looking to host a holiday party, Arta Gallery provides an elegant and unique setting for your guests.
Downtown Toronto and Yonge-Dundas Square Area
In downtown Toronto, the CF Toronto Eaton Centre (a shopping mall with over 200 stores), is the top visitor attraction. Another popular attraction is the Hockey Hall of Fame.
If you’re looking to throw a party in downtown Toronto or Yonge-Dundas Square, you’ll find many stylish restaurants, hotels, and event spaces that fit parties of any size. Many party venues in this area have a modern and chic decor.
If you’re looking for a hotel venue, the Chelsea Hotel has many event spaces to choose from for an engagement party, holiday party, birthday, bachelorette party, or bridal shower. Another hotel venue is the Fairmont Royal York.
If you’re planning an outdoor party, take a look at Jazz Bistro, which has a rooftop patio and multiple event spaces, including a stage and a private dining room.
If you’re looking for a bridal shower or engagement party venue, take a look at The Carlu, which offers event spaces with stylish elegance.
Chinatown, Queen Street West, and The East End
In Toronto’s original Chinatown, there are many Chinese restaurants with convenient access to public transportation.
At Queen Street West, you’ll find many shops and galleries. For a unique venue for holiday parties, take a look at Twist Gallery. Twist Gallery offers a loft venue with high ceilings.
In the East End, there are many diverse communities and you can taste many different ethnic cuisines. If you are planning a party, you can find party event spaces with unique decor and outdoor party spaces in this area.
Yorkville and The Annex
In the upscale neighbourhood of Yorkville, you’ll find many elegant restaurants and event spaces that are perfect for a small party, holiday party, or birthday celebration.
A party venue in this neighbourhood that can host a small party, birthday, holiday party, or intimate gathering is Bumpkins Restaurant.
For more information on finding the ideal venue to host your party, check out our party planning guide ("Choosing a Party Venue").