Nothing screams rustic wedding like renting out an actual barn for your special day. However, it can be quite challenging to find a fully equipped venue that is suitable for weddings or events. To help you out, we have created a list of the best barns and rustic spaces in Toronto that we think you should consider:
1. Belcroft Estates
The barns of Belcroft Estates date back to the year 1857. They have been restored and renovated to include modern facilities, making them the perfect venues for weddings and special events. There main areas of the barns are the bar area, the dance floor, and the main dining area. The dining space can easily hold 150 seated guests or up to 185 guests when combined with the dance floor.
Address: 2539 14th Line, Box 100, Gilford, ON L0L 1R0
2. Berkeley Events
Berkeley Events handles five unique venues that are perfect for social events, corporate events, concerts, and weddings around Toronto, Ontario. They do not have an actual barn venue to offer but they do have a lovely rustic outdoor & indoor space called the Berkeley Field House. It features a private dining room, a garden patio, and an outdoor tree house. The capacity of the dining area is 150 standing or seated guests.
Address: 311 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON M5A 1S7
3. Black Creek Pioneer Village
Travel back in time to Canada’s Confederation by stepping into the Black Creek Pioneer Village. The complex offers various attractions for you and your guests to experience the surroundings, customs, and lifestyles of residents from 1867. For your ceremony, you can choose from four locations including a church and a wide green space. They also have four indoor and outdoor reception venues available for rent.
Address: 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3
4. Bradford Barn
The Bradford Barn is actually a farm estate situated in the northern rolling hills of Bradford. Its rustic barn and scenic expanses offer great photo opportunities. Their rental package includes the use of Bradford Barn and the surrounding areas from 10 AM to 1 AM, use of the private bridal suite, tables & chairs, draping, bar, and so much more. They even offer live music services done by a band or a DJ.
Address: 3287 9th Line, Bradford, ON L3Z 2A5
5. Cambium Farms
Cambium Farms is situated on a 50-acre piece of land in the Caledon Hills. It dates back to the early 1800s and continues to hold its original rustic charm. The Barn is a stunning piece of architecture that features exposed beams, posts, rafters, and braces. It is equipped with a lounge area, a bar section, a DJ booth, and several modern event equipment. The capacity of the barn is up to 250 guests. There is also a carriage house and farmhouse within the vicinity.
Address: 81 Charleston Sideroad, Caledon, ON L7K 0R9
6. Country Heritage Park – Gambrel Barn
The Gambrel Barn of Country Heritage Park was built in 1984. The combination of its original white pine structure and modern amenities make it one of the best venues for a rustic wedding or event. The barn measures 62’ x 132’, with a separate patio and lawn located just outside. It consists of two levels but unfortunately, the upper level is not accessible to wheelchairs.
Address: 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3
7. Country Heritage Park – Cassin Farmstead
Another barn venue situated in the vicinity of Country Heritage Park is the Cassin Farmstead. It is ideal for outdoor weddings, as the barn, pond, and meadow serve as great landscapes. The barn features rustic beams which work well as natural backdrops for your wedding photos.
Address: 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3
8. Distillery Events – Archeo
Archeo is one of the four venues handled by Distillery Events. It is not an actual barn but features plenty of 150-year old wood that gives it a nice rustic appeal. The venue provides a nice mix of the old and the new with its use of timber bar and tables, high yellow pine ceilings, exposed brick walls, and concrete floors. It can easily accommodate up to 150 guests.
Address: 31 Trinity Street, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
9. Distillery Events – The Loft
The Loft is also handled by Distillery Events and is one of its newer venues. It makes use of the mezzanine level of a historic boiler house to provide a mix of rustic and contemporary décor and design. It is ideal for smaller weddings, given its seating capacity of 80 guests.
Address: 18 Tankhouse Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
10. Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn
The Rainbow Valley Wedding Barn is perfect for those looking for a charming barn surrounded by lush greenery. The interior of the barn features white walls which make it all the more appealing to the eyes. They offer two options for you to choose from, each of which can accommodate up to 250 guests. There is a minimum requirement of 50 guests.
Address: 16847 Heart Lake Road, Caledon Village, ON L7C 2L4
11. Ward’s Island Recreation Association
The clubhouse of the Ward’s Island Recreation Association is over a century old and carries a subtle rustic charm similar to that of a barn. There is a fenced yard next to it that is perfect for outdoor wedding ceremonies, picnics, reunions, and other intimate occasions.
Address: 20 Withrow Street Toronto, ON, M5J 2C4, Canada
12. Waterstone Estate & Farms
Waterstone Estate & Farms features streams, fields, a lake, and a forest that make for stunning photo backdrops. The Grand Room serves as their main venue for weddings and can accommodate up to 150 guests. Their other options include a covered gazebo and several outdoor locations that include the 1832 farmhouse and 1840s barn in the background.
Address: 17900 Dufferin St, Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9