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7 Of The Top Wedding Venues In Toronto To Suit Any Bride’s Dream

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With summer and wedding season fast approaching, many couples will be gearing up for their walk down the aisle.

For those in the midst of wedding planning, besides choosing the most beautiful wedding dress, a key decision to make is nailing down the location of their dream wedding. Most couples spend $11,046 on their wedding venue – almost half of the average $30,717 price tag of a wedding in Canada.

To choose the perfect wedding venue in Toronto, couples need to consider their budget, the venue’s amenities, and the theme of their wedding. In some cases, finding the perfect wedding venue can take a long time: sometimes over a year. And while the current pandemic has restricted weddings in some regards, many of these wedding venues in Toronto are still open for viewings and bookings – with all the bells and whistles attached.

Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Venue

When it comes to wedding venues, there is no shortage of styles to choose from in Toronto. Your wedding venue serves as a foundational step in deciding the mood for your big day, so you must take your time when choosing one. Therefore, before you go around booking virtual tours, think about the non-negotiables you want from your wedding venue. If you’re looking for an all-inclusive wedding experience where you can host your wedding rehearsal, ceremony, and your overnight guests, then a hotel like The Broadview Hotel is a good place to start. The vision you have for your wedding also plays a role. Those going for a whimsical feel for their wedding, complete with a castle backdrop and a ballroom, the Casa Loma or Eglinton Grand are popular wedding choices in Toronto. 

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Secret tips to Select wedding dress according to venue

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A beautiful wedding dress is what makes a beautiful bride. Having a dress that you love and that looks great on you is what everyone dreams of. We are sure you must have thousands of things planned for your big day from the venue to the food and decorations. But the dress is a completely different story.

The color, the style, the material!! Just planning for it is a struggle. When it’s time for dress-shopping you might get overwhelmed and confused. We don’t blame you!! There are so many options out there that it’s natural.

To make things easier for you we are here with the best wedding-dress ideas for the 6 most common wedding venues.

The Beach weddings

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A beach wedding can be ideal for those who love nature and the beach.  About the style of an ideal dress well, a sheath or empire waist wedding dress can be a great choice. About the fabric, it should be light and cool as beach weddings are mostly arranged in summers. A charmeuse or chiffon material can be great comfy choices.

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Wedding Vow Renewal: Everything You Need to Know

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Many couples choose to renew their wedding vows to recommit to each other. Renewal of wedding vows can happen at any time after your marriage, with some people choosing to renew their vows each year whilst others plan a renewal of vows to celebrate significant events such as a milestone anniversary or having survived through any number of challenges from raising children to reaching life goals together and still being completely in love.

To help you to celebrate and reaffirm your love and commitment for one another here are some things to consider before you start and ways that a renewal of your wedding vows can be both fun and meaningful.

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Why renewal?

A meaningful vow renewal ceremony is one that works for your relationship. This means that a vow renewal does not have to be a grand occasion like a traditional wedding and can simply be the two of you exchanging vows in a backyard with a small gathering of people. However, if you eloped, your wedding did not go as you wanted, or certain friends and family were unable to attend, it is a chance to invite a large gathering of people for a celebration similar to a wedding reception.

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Pros and Cons of Different Wedding Venues: Everything You Need To Know

Pros and Cons of different wedding venues

The overall impact of your wedding depends on the venue you pick. This is because your choice of location affects the theme, décor, lighting and other aspects of your wedding. It even affects your dress decision to a great extent. Hence, the venue decision isn’t one to take lightly. In fact, it is one of the first wedding planning decisions that every couple should make.

From indoor venues like barns, banquet halls and castles to outdoor venues like beaches and gardens, there are plenty of options to choose from. However, there are so many factors to consider when choosing your wedding venue. These include the following

  • Your budget
  • Expected number of guests
  • Accessibilty of location
  • Desired wedding theme
  • Style of wedding
  • Weather at the time of wedding

While these factors are important, this list isn’t exhaustive. There are many more aspects that you have to consider when choosing the venue.

Don’t worry if you are confused or overwhelmed by this. Fortunately, we have an easy way to help you narrow down your choices to the right type of venue for your wedding!

Take a look at our list of pros and cons for the different venue types. This will help you weigh each option against the others and eliminate or short-list the suggested venue type. This should allow you to recognize the best venue for your situation. So, let us take a look at the most popular venue types one by one.

Hotels/Banquet halls

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