Venue Review: Casa Loma
This year we’ve a few weddings at the beautiful Casa Loma in Toronto. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Casa Loma, is a beautiful gothic-style castle that was built in 1914. Today it is a famous historical landmark that attracts people from all over the world. It hosts a variety of events on a regular basis, including weddings!
(Note: All photos featured are from weddings coordinated/planned by us)
Credit: Beautiful Life Studios
Featured: Jessica and Rami's Wedding
Here are some pros and cons for choosing Casa Loma as your wedding venue:
Beautiful location with a great classic, romantic feel
Plenty of amazing photograph opportunities both inside the castle, outside on the front steps, through the gardens, by the water fountain etc.
Amazing food from Liberty Entertainment Group
Can host both outdoor and indoor events
Can host both your ceremony and reception
Great customer service from management and in-house coordination team
Credit: Mango Studios
Featured: Caitlin and Farzhad's Wedding
Parking isn’t free, you must pay either a flat rate or get your guests to pay individually per car when they arrive
Logistically it can get complicated, Casa Loma has many tourists flooding it on Saturdays and trying to find guests can be a challenge, as it remains open to the public until 4 pm. Also getting privacy for photographs requires tourists to be held off at certain points, which brings its own challenge.
It’s a very popular venue and so it can get quite pricey. You must book fairly far in advance to get your desired day! Though Casa Loma can host a few weddings at the same time.
In the downtown core so traffic is quite heavy around that area, especially during the afternoon on a Saturday.
Credit: AGI Studio
Featured: Krystle and Howen's Wedding
Final Thoughts: All in all the Envision Wedding team really enjoys working at Casa Loma, although it can be quite logistically complex, we love a challenge and that's why you hire a team! The beautiful weddings that we plan there make it all worth it in the end.