Details Following are some suggestions for engagement and wedding photography locations. Some venues are free, as noted. Others may require a permit. Best to telephone the venue well in advance. Guildwood Park Versace style architecture, pillars, molded arches, stairs, amphitheater, fountain, lakeshore, flowers. Highly recommended. The Beaches / Ashbridges Lovely boardwalk, park‐setting, beaches, benches, lots of trees, rocks. Bay Historical waterworks, by Lake Ontario. Busy during the summer in certain spots; quiet in others. Beautiful in autumn and winter, too. Highly recommended. Toronto Island Beaches, parks, amusement park & rides. Quaint and beautiful cottage home setting. Water ferry. City scape. Highly recommended. Distillery District Lots of exposed brick, iron, wooden doors, old brewery, cobblestone, cafe. Artist galleries. Very cool setting. Highly recommended. University of Toronto Knox College Garloch Gardens
Old & beautiful architecture, castles, iron gates, trees, stairs. Highly recommended. Is part of the U of T. Very similar to above. Has indoor and outdoor venues for shooting. Depending on time of year and day can be quite busy. Highly recommended. Park‐like setting, stone‐work stairs, waterfront, castle‐like architecture, gazebo, rose garden, benches, hills, rocks.
Telephone 416 392 8188 Scarborough. Free. Toronto east.
Small fee for Ferry. Downtown Toronto. May have to pay a permit at the front gate. Close to downtown lakefront Toronto. 416 978 2187 Downtown Toronto. 416 978 0168 Downtown Toronto. Free. Oakville.
Casa Loma Edwards Gardens Centennial Park James Gardens Adamson Estate Osgoode Hall
Recommended. Toronto’s only true castle. Indoor / outdoor locales. Iron gates, gardens, stairs. Highly recommended. Large park setting, bridges, trees, gardens, café. Indoor / outdoor locales. Recently renovated. Botanical Gardens. Recommended. Greenhouse, outdoor park, flowers, trees, rocks. Former Estate gardens feature spring‐fed pools, seasonal displays and rare trees. Lakeshore, barn, bridge, benches, garden, stairs. Recommended.
Yorkville Doctor’s House
Great architecture, iron fences, stairs, flowers and trees. Great contrast to nearby urban University Ave, Queen Street and Nathan Phillips Square. Recommended. Fun. Grafitti. Locals. Cafes, shops. Next door to Chinatown. Highly recommended. Trendy, upscale, benches, shops, restaurants, some galleries. Shops, cafes, flowers, quaint small town tourist setting.
Quaint small‐town setting, shops, gazebo, parks, flowers.
416 923 1172 Northwest Downtown Toronto. 416 392 8188 Toronto North York. 416 392 8188 416 392 8188 Etobicoke. 905 896 5384 Mississauga. Free Downtown Toronto. Free Downtown Toronto. Free Free Kleinberg Downtown. 905 477 0117 Unionville Downtown.
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Check out the City of Toronto’s Parks and Gardens website at http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens.htm