A permit is required for formal photography (of any kind, i.e. weddings, graduation etc.) or wedding ceremonies in City of Toronto parks.

To obtain a formal photography or wedding ceremony permit for a City park, contact staff on the Parks, Forestry & Recreation Permit Line. Permit fees can be made by credit card at the time of booking. Confirmation of booking will be faxed or emailed to applicants for a signature. The confirmation must be returned by the end of the day.

Wedding Ceremony Permit Fees, maximum occupancy, hours available are posted on the City website.

Indoor Locations:

  • Allan Gardens Conservatory
  • Centennial Park Conservatory

Outdoor Locations:

  • Alexander Muir Park
  • Edwards Gardens
  • Guild Park and Gardens
  • Rosetta McClain Gardens
  • St. James Gardens
  • Toronto Music Garden
  • Toronto Islands
  • Humber Bay East
  • Millenium Gardens
  • Kew Gardens
  • Ashbridges Bay
  • Sunnyside Pavillion

Note: Wedding Photography and ceremonies are no longer allowed in High Park.

Permits may be issued on the first working day of September in the year prior to the booking.

Fines: $250.00 for photography without a permit