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Mississauga Locations

Kariya Park
Situated in the centre of Mississauga, Kariya Park was created in honour of twin-city relationship with Kariya, Japan. The distinct vegetation includes the lavender Iris laevigata (Kariya's official city flower), gingko and sweetgum trees. This small park is open seven days a week.
Address: Kariya Dr, off Burnhamthorpe Rd E | Mississauga, ON Tel: 1 905 896-5384

Meadowvale Conservation Area
This large park area has flat open spaces for game-playing, fishing spots, three picnic areas, barbecues and a nature trail. It's a popular recreation area on warm days.
Address: 1081 Old Derry Rd West, | Mississauga, ON

The Millennium Grove within Dunn Park
Devoted to promoting knowledge of trees indigenous to Southern Ontario, Millennium Grove is home to over 70 species. The trees encompass 1.23 hectares (3 acres) of land, yet there is still room for the open areas and valley.
Address: Dunn Park, 2159 Rogers Road | Mississauga, ON

Rhododendron Gardens
A popular photo backdrop in the summer, these gardens are colourful and interesting. During the months of May until mid June, take a stroll through the blooming hybrid Rhododendrons, which are both rare and exquisite. Picnic facilities and washrooms are on site.
Address: 660 Lakeshore Rd W, | Mississauga, ON

Lakefront Promenade Park
This large park (more than 40 hectares/104 acres) is dedicated to wildlife preservation and outdoor recreation. A playground, boardwalk and cycling paths are just some of the fabulous features of Lakefront Promenade.
Address: 800 Lakefront Promenade, off of Lakeshore Rd E | Mississauga, ON

Erindale Park
Erindale Park features space for all-ages activities, including trails for walking, skiing and cycling, playgrounds and a toboggan hill. Several picnic sites are on the location. An exceptional place to view the salmon run in late August/mid-September is under the Burnhamthorpe Road bridge at the north end of the park.
Address: 1695 Dundas Street West | Mississauga, ON

Streetsville Memorial Park
Located in the historic Streetsville area of Mississauga, this park offers many recreational opportunities. Soccer fields, softball diamonds, an outdoor pool and several picnic spots are just some of the amenities. Every year in June, the park hosts the Bread and Honey Festival.
Address: 355 Church St | Mississauga, ON

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area
Situated by the waterfront west of Southdown Road, this environmental site is home to abundant plant life, birds and small creatures. Visitors may explore the area on the self-guided nature trails, take copious pictures or indulge in bird watching, which changes by the season. There is limited parking, but walkers can access the marsh through Jack Darling Municipal Park.
Address: On the Mississauga waterfront west of Southdown Rd | Mississauga, ON

Mississauga Garden Park
This over 160 acres of woodlands, meadows, historic buildings and valley slopes is set in the core of city. Unique vegetation, the Credit River, trails and tranquility are all a part of the area.
Address: North of Burnhamthorpe Road West and south of Highway 403 | Mississauga, ON

Beautifully landscaped venue for your wedding photographs. No permit required. 300 City Centre Drive Mississauga, Ontario Tel: 905.896.5000

Kariya Park
Japanese garden in the heart of Mississauga. All group photography occurring between Friday and Sunday afternoons must reserve and pay a fee of $70 to obtain a park permit. A permit reserves a 90 minute block of time.
Kariya Drive just south of Burnhamthorpe Road Mississauga, Ontario
Tel: 905.896.5384 Fax: 905.896.5508

TORONTO LOCATIONS

University of Toronto
Photos are allowed on the campus on weekends and holidays. The permits are given hourly for $107 including GST. For University of Toronto students, alumni and employees the fee is $53.50.
For more information contact Rose Stina.
Call for Campus locations Tel: 416.978.5581/416.978.2187

Fantasy Fair
Imagine... the excitement of a turn-of-the-century Victorian town complete with a dazzling array of rides and attractions for kids of all ages! No permit required. Rides may be reserved for $60 for 20 minutes($150 for 3 rides).
Woodbine Mall, 500 Rexdale Boulevard Etobicoke, Ontario, M9W 6K5
Tel: 416.674.5437 Fax: 416.674.8684

North York Rose Garden
Located in the heart of North York. Photo permits are $12.25 an hour. Bookings should be made at least 2 weeks prior to the date. North-west corner of Yonge and Park Home Avenue North York, Ontario
Tel: 416.395.6055

Allan Gardens
Indoor photo venue perfect for any kind of weather condition on your wedding day. Admission is free. Photo permits are $40 for an hour (up to 12 people per group). South side of Carleton between Jarvis & Sherbourne Streets Toronto, Ontario
Tel: 416.392.7288

High Park
High Park is a large and varied natural area encompassing a pond, wooded areas, trails, open picnic areas and various recreational facilities. Permits are $40 for an hour. No limits on group size. Note: No pictures may be taken in the Hillside flower garden area.
Keele & Bloor Toronto, Ontario
Tel: 416.392.8188 Fax: 416.392.3355

Sunnyside Park
This park is located along Lake Ontario between Etobicoke and downtown Toronto. Featuring wooded areas, beaches and a boardwalk. Permits are $40 for an hour and allow for groups up to 20 people.
Lakeshore & Colborne Lodge Drive Toronto, Ontario
Tel: 416.392.8188

Casa Loma
Whether planning a gala dinner, a cocktail party or a wedding ceremony and reception, Casa Loma provides the perfect setting for an evening you will never forget. Enjoy the exclusive use of three charming main floor rooms. Experience the unique ambiance of The Great Hall with its 60 ft. oak beamed ceiling and towering bay window, the rich wood paneling and hand crafted plaster ceiling of The Library, and the splendid marble and lush greenery of The Conservatory.
We accommodate groups of 125 to 1,200 and offer a choice of catering options to suit all tastes and budgets.
1 Austin Terrace Toronto, Ontario, M5R 1X8
Tel: 416.923.1171 ext 213 email Fax: 416.923.0412

Old Mill
A Toronto landmark for special occasions and memorable events.
21 Old Mill Road Toronto, Ontario, M8X 1G5
Tel: 416.236.2641 email Fax: 416.236.2749

Burlington Locations

Royal Botanical Gardens http://www.rbg.ca/pages/private_rentals.html

Tansley Woods Centre http://cms.Burlington.ca/PageFactory.aspx?PageID=382

Paletta Lakefront Park and Mansion http://cms.Burlington.ca/Page44.aspx

LaSalle Park http://cms.Burlington.ca/Page427.aspx

Lowville Park http://cms.Burlington.ca/Page428.aspx

Hidden Valley Park http://cms.Burlington.ca/Page426.aspx

City of Burlington: How to reserve Burlington parks & wedding facilities
http://cms.Burlington.ca/Page40.aspx

Royal Botanical Gardens
The colourful array of blooms is a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photography. Our gardens are available from April to October for $80 (up to 20 people). Ceremony and reception facilities also available.
680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Ontario L7T 4H4
Tel: 905.527.1158 ext 0 Fax: 905.577.0375

Caledon Locations
If an outdoor setting is what you have in mind for photos or your ceremony, consider a Caledon park! Staff can help you select the best location, and check availability.

Call: Caledon Town Hall 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon (905) 584-2272 or 1-888-CALEDON
http://wwwn.Caledon.on.ca/townhall/departments/publicworks
/Wedding_photo_text.asp

Popular sites include:
Trans Canada Trail Pavilion & Park, Airport Road, Caledon East
Palgrave Stationlands Park, Brawton Drive, Palgrave
Gazebo at Caledon Community Complex, Old Church Road, Caledon East
Cenotaph and garden at Town Hall, Old Church Rd., Caledon East
Inglewood Stationlands Park, McLaughlin Road, Inglewood
DickÕs Dam Park, Glasgow Road, Bolton

Old Davis Tannery
Indoor venue giving the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs. Permits are $72 in advance and $107 if booked on the day of your wedding (including GST, full day permit).
465 Davis Drive, Suite 119 Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 2P1
Tel: 905.895.6833

Kiwanis Memorial Park
Charles F. Watson Park On Highway 10, south of Queen Street, off Peel Village Parkway
Tel: (905) 874-2906

Oakville Locations

Weddings in Oakville are to be performed on private property (i.e. homes, churches, restaurants, etc.) except for the following 3 locations:

Municipal Greenhouses
http://www.oakville.ca/conservgardens.htm

The Gazebo at Bronte Harbour
Bronte At Lakeshore Road, grassy area in front of the lighthouse
Tel: 905 815-5989

Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Tel: 905 827-6911 ext 223
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/bron.html

Town of Oakville: How to reserve Oakville parks & wedding locations http://www.oakville.ca/facilityrentals.htm

Gairloch Gardens Park
Situated for lakeview photographs. No permit required.
For more information call Andy.
Lakeshore Avenue between Chartwell & Maple Grove Oakville, Ontario
Tel: 905.338.4171 ext 3156

NIAGARA FALLS LOCATIONS

Oakes Garden Theatre
Based on Greek amphitheatres of the past, Oakes Garden Theatre is a perfect blending of architecture and horticulture. This art nouveau structure was built in 1937 as an outdoor stage with both Falls serving as a backdrop. No permit required. At the front of Clifton Hill Niagara falls, Ontario
Tel: 905.371.0254/877.642.7275 Fax: 905.356.8448

Queen Victoria Park
Amongst the majestic trees and beautifully manicured lawns you will find the splendour of rose gardens, carpet bedding, rock gardens, perennial borders and annual beds. No permit required for wedding photos. Adjacent to the Canadian Horseshoe Falls Niagara falls, Ontario
Tel: 905.371.0254 / 877.642.7275 Fax: 905.356.8448

Butterfly Conservatory
For over 60 years, the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens have been delighting visitors from around the globe with 100 acres of dazzling manicured gardens and arbora. No permit required for wedding photos. Note: No photos allowed inside Butterfly Conservatory. 9 km north of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls off the Niagara Parkway Niagara falls, Ontario
Tel: 905.371.0254/877.642.7275 Fax: 905.356.8448

HALTON HILLS LOCATIONS

A variety of parks are available from May 1 through September 30th each spring and summer for tournaments, picnics, family outings, special events, fundraisers and more! Don't delay in planning your event as space and times are limited.
Please contact the Permit Coordinator at 905-873-2601 Ext. 2269.

Gellert Community Centre
10241 Eighth Line R.R.#2 Halton Hills (Georgetown) (905) 877-4244 ext.2707 http://www.haltonhills.ca/recandparks/facility-gellert-rentals.php

Halton Hills Cultural
Centre
3 Church St. Halton Hills (Georgetown) (905) 877-7915

Acton Arena and Community Centre
415 Queen St. E. (Hwy 7) Halton Hills (Acton) (905) 873-2601 ext.2257

Mold-Masters SportsPlex
221 Guelph St. (Hwy 7) Halton Hills (Georgetown) (905) 873-2601 ext.2257

Milton Locations

Gazebo at Mill Pond (overlooks Mill Pond) 50 Martin Street

Gazebo at Town Hall Victoria Park 43 Brown Street

Town of Milton: Milton Facility Rentals http://www.Milton.ca/commserv/facility_rentals_guide.pdf

OTHER LOCATIONS

Kleinburg Railway Staiton
Restored railway station giving a unique backdrop to your wedding photos. No permit required. Donations may be made to the Railway Scout House.
For more information contact Gail.
10391 Islington Avenue Kleinburg, Ontario
Tel: 905.832.2551

The McMichael Grounds
The gallery is nestled on 100 acres of land overlooking the East Humber River Valley. Two hour permits are $125. No pictures after 5pm.
10365 Islington Avenue Kleinburg, Ontario, L0J 1C0
Tel: 905.893.0344 ext 273 Fax: 905.893.2588

Chinguacousy Park
No permits required for outside photos. Greenhouse may be booked for $100/hour (up to 10 people, $125/hour if non-resident). Chapel also available for $100/hour (seating 30 people, $125/hour if non-resident)
Corner of Queen & Bramalea Brampton, Ontario
Tel: 905.458.6555

Gage Park
Located in downtown Brampton accross from City Hall. Permits are $52/day. Wedding ceremony facilities for $117/hour including Gazebo and 80 chairs.

For more information contact Sharon L. Loggie. Corner of Main & Wellington Brampton, Ontario Tel: 905.874.2133 Fax: 905.874.2119 28. 29.

Victoria Park
Beautifully landscaped park located minutes from downtown Kitchener. No photo permit required. Park Street between Victoria & Queen's Boulevard Kitchener, Ontario

Rockway Gardens
Beautifully landscaped park located minutes from downtown Kitchener. No photo permit required. Along King Street between Highway 86 and Ottawa Street, Kitchener, Ontario

Guild Inn Gardens
Located atop the Scarborough Bluffs, the Guild Inn sits amid 90 acres of forest, gardens, lawns and woodland trails. An impressive collection of historic architecture and sculpture dots the landscape. Permits are $100 for 2 hours.
201 Guildwood Parkway Scarborough, Ontario, M1E 1P6
Tel: 416.392.8186



Ceremony & Reception Venues

Venues and Locations:
Fuzion Banquets & Catering www.Fuzion group.ca
Wedding Locations WeddingLocation.com
Toronto Downtown Bed and Breakfast -www.tdbab.com/wedding.htm
Delta Pinestone Resort - www.deltapinestone.com
North Country Getaway - www.northcountrygetaway.com
Eaton Hall - www.eatonhall.ca
The Old Mill - www.oldmillToronto.com
The Great Hall - www.greathall.net
Casa Loma - www.casaloma.org
Gananoque Inn - www.gananoqueinn.com
Graydon Hall Manor - www.graydonhall.com
GlenErin Inn - www.glenerininn.com
Edwards Gardens - www.city.Toronto.on.ca/parks/parks_gardens/edwardsgdns.htm
Windsor Arms Hotel - www.windsorarmshotel.com
Oak View Terrace - www.oakviewterrace.com
Michelangelos (Hamilton) - www.michelangelos.com
Ontario Heritage Centre - www.heritagefdn.on.ca/Eng/Conference-Theatres/conference-ohf.shtml
Oakville Golf Club - www.banquethallsontario.com/OAKgolfclub.htm
Cedarbrook Country Inn - www.cedarbrookcountryinn.com
Estates of Sunnybrook - www.estatesofsunnybrook.com
Rockwood Conservation Area - www.rockwoodheaven.com/conservation.html
Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Toronto) - www.fairmont.com
Chinguacousy Wedding Chapel (Brampton) - www.bridalspace.com/chinguacousy/more.htm
The Boulevard Club - www.boulevardclub.com
Mississauga Wedding Chapel - www.Mississauga.ca
Mrs. Mitchell's Restaurant - www.mrsmitchells.net
Morrisburg Meeting Centre - www.morrisburgmeetingcentre.oetio.com
Southbrook Farms - www.southbrook.com
Hockley Valley Resort - www.hockley.com
The Nottawasaga Inn - www.nottawasagaresort.com
The Millcroft Inn - www.millcroft.com/attract2.html

Other Important links:

City of Toronto Website City.Toronto.on.ca

City of Mississauga Mississauga.ca

National Parks Canada ParksCanada.pch.gc.ca