As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, there is a maximum capacity of 100 people allowed for outdoor commercial photography. Stay up-to-date on all changes to City services.

 

Outdoor sites are dependent on weather and availability, typically April 30 to October 31.

  • Ceremonies are stand-up only
  • No chairs are permitted
  • Accompany your ceremony with soft pre-recorded music or live non-amplified music

How to Book

Apply as early as the first business day in November for the following year.

  • To pay with VISA, Mastercard or American Express, call Booking Customer Service
  • To pay with cash or certified cheque, visit a customer service location

2021 fees: $221.33/hour, taxes included

Wedding Ceremony Locations
Location Address Maximum Occupancy Hours Available
Allan Gardens Conservatory Carlton Street between Jarvis and Sherbourne Street 20 people Currently not available for bookings.

Booked on the hour.

Ashbridge’s Bay Lake Shore Boulevard East and Coxwell Avenue 50 people Call for availability
Centennial Park Conservatory West off Renforth Drive, just north of Rathburn Road 20 people 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Sunday.

Booked on the hour.

Edwards Gardens Southwest corner of Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue East 50 people
  • 10 a.m.
  • noon
  • 2 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.

Paid parking is enforced at this location.

Guild Park and Gardens Southside of Guildwood Parkway between Morningside Avenue and Kingston Road 100 people Saturday, Sunday:

  • 10 a.m.
  • noon

Monday to Friday:

  • 10 a.m.
  • noon
  • 2 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.
Kew Gardens 2075 Queen St. E. 50 people Call for availability
Music Garden 475 Queens Quay W. 20 people Call for availability
Rosetta McClain Gardens South side of Kingston Road, east of Birchmount Road 100 people
  • 10 a.m.
  • noon
  • 2 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.
St. James Gardens North Side of King Street East, east of Church Street 35 people Call for availability
Sunnyside Pavilion 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. W. at Park Lawn Road 30 people 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Toronto Islands The Toronto Islands 100 people Call for availability
Woodbine Park – Millennium Gardens Lake Shore Boulevard East and Coxwell Avenue, across from the old Woodbine Racetrack 50 people Call for availability

All wedding ceremony photography is booked with a minimum of 2-hour slots and on the hour only.

If you are a bride or groom wanting to book photography for a wedding ceremony in a park, contact Park Booking Customer Service.

Location Address Maximum Occupancy 2021 Fee, taxes included
Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens East side of Yonge Street, just south of Lawrence Avenue 30 people $147.56/2 hours
Allan Gardens Conservatory Carlton Street between Jarvis and Sherbourne Streets 20 people $590.18/2 hours

Currently not available for bookings.

Ashbridges Bay Lakeshore Boulevard and Coxwell Avenue 30 people $147.56/2 hours
Centennial Park Conservatory West off Renforth Drive, just north of Rathburn Road 20 people 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Sunday.

$590.18/2 hours

Edwards Gardens Southwest corner of Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue East 30 people $413.13/2 hours

*Paid parking is enforced at this location.

Guild Park and Gardens South-side of Guildwood Parkway between Morningside Avenue and Kingston Road 30 people $413.13/2 hours
Humber Bay Park East (Parkland Only) 100 Humber Bay Park Rd., Etobicoke 30 people $147.56/2 hours
James Gardens 61 Edgehill Rd. Etobicoke 30 people $413.13/2 hours
Kew Gardens 2075 Queen St. E. 30 people $147.56/2 hours
Music Garden 475 Queens Quay W. 20 people $147.56/2 hours
Rosetta McClain Gardens South side of Kingston Road, east of Birchmount Road 30 people $413.13/2 hours
St. James Gardens North side of King Street East, east of Church Street 30 people $147.56/2 hours
Sunnyside Pavilion 1755 Lakeshore Blvd. W. at Parklawn Road 30 people $147.56/2 hours
Toronto Island Park On the Toronto Islands 30 people $147.56/2 hours
Woodbine Park – Millennium Gardens Lakeshore Boulevard East and Coxwell Avenue, across from the old Woodbine Racetrack 30 people $147.56/2 hours

All commercial photography is booked with a minimum of 2-hour slots and on the hour only.

Commercial Photography

All commercial photography bookings require:

  • 3rd Party Liability Insurance in the amount of $2 million, listing the City of Toronto as additional insured
  • a map of the location being requested

How to book

  1. Contact Park Booking Customer Service to find out if your preferred location, date and time is available
  2. Complete the Commercial Photography Application
  3. Provide insurance and a map of the preferred location
  4. Pay the fee for the location
2021 fees for commercial photography
Location Address Maximum Occupancy 2021 Fee, taxes included
Allan Gardens Conservatory Carlton Street between Jarvis and Sherbourne Streets 20 people $590.18/2 hours

Currently not available for bookings.

Centennial Park Conservatory West off Renforth Drive, just north of Rathburn Road 20 people 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Sunday.

$590.18/2 hours

All Outdoor Park Locations Variable 100 people $413.13/2 hours

The City of Toronto does not provide a photographer for wedding ceremonies.