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Bar Mitzvahs & Bat Mitzvahs

From the wide array of bar mitzvah venues in Toronto, we’ve selected four of the top rated and most frequented places to honour this significant milestone in a young man’s life. At Berkley Events, we want to help you create a memorable and delightful event to mark this occasion.

A bar mitzvah is a momentous ceremony and celebration in the Jewish faith.

Adulthood comes with important responsibilities but it is also an exceptional privilege. A boy cannot just step into manhood without a commemoration of his youth and a proper introduction to his most formative years. This milestone should be formally observed and marked by a joyous occasion for the entire family and host of friends to honour and enjoy. Similarly, a young girl’s step through the threshold of maturity also calls for a celebration.

After the formal religious ceremony, you’ll want to host a party that will not only introduce the special young man or young woman to adulthood, but also honour their commitment to the Torah’s commandments.

Choosing a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah venue is thus a crucial step in planning this celebration. From the wide array of bar and bat mitzvah venues Toronto has to offer, we suggest giving attention to a couple of critical features as you search for the perfect place.

First, select a venue that is easily customized to match your desired theme. Consider this strongly if you have a specific message you would like to deliver via this celebration. If you wish to keep it simple, then choose a venue that matches your style and will create the kind of ambience you desire. As you’ll see, our four carefully selected bar mitzvah venues in Toronto each offers something unique.

Second, make sure your chosen venue is conveniently located. You don’t want to lose half of your guest list because they can’t find parking! Choose a venue that is in the downtown core so it is easily accessible by subway, bus, or streetcar. Luckily, our selected four venues are all in easy-to-reach locations in Toronto proper.

Lastly, ensure a comfortable arrangement for everyone. Do you want a wide open space for everyone to gather in the same room? Or do you wish for separate nooks where small groups of your guests can gather for conversation? From the following four diverse choices of bar mitzvah venues in Toronto, you will find one that matches just what you’re looking for.

So, let’s have a look…

BERKELEY BICYCLE CLUB

This cozy venue is ideal for a small celebration. This quaint, intimate venue is a historic mansion that was once a home of the Gooderham family. Its charming and sensational old-world architecture delivers an air of the upper-class and makes for a great conversation piece.

A gorgeous glass solarium brings the essence of the outdoors in and offers an alternative area to gather.

This is definitely the place for a more intimate bar mitzvah ceremony with close family and friends.

AIRSHIP 37

Boasting minimalist style interior and fascinating industrial-style architecture, Airship 37 can be customized to suit your bar mitzvah’s specific theme. You may also enjoy its no-fuss interior and simple design. Featuring a large hangar and eclectic outdoor patio, this venue is ideal for a more prominent celebration, for a guest list of up to 470.

Airship 37 was voted a top space in Toronto and it is a beautiful, contemporary space that will put your joyous occasion at the centre of attention.

LA MAQUETTE

This vibrant event venue has been part of Toronto’s downtown cultural landscape for decades. This is a trendy space for a large bar or bat mitzvah celebration, especially if you wish to break up the flow of guests and offer a diverse arrangement of seated space.

La Maquette features a large solarium that overlooks Toronto’s famous sculpture garden–a delightful conversation piece. Its interior vintage art deco design evokes a style that lends class to its contemporary appeal.

If you’re looking for something slightly more unique and modern to celebrate your bar mitzvah, La Maquette is your place.

1871 BERKELEY CHURCH

You’ll love this gorgeous historic venue so much you won’t even care that you’re celebrating a bar mitzvah in a church! Ironically, this church is an excellent choice for a bar mitzvah extravaganza. If you want the city to honour this precious milestone with your family then we suggest booking the Berkeley Church. Toronto’s beautiful and diverse landscape of people and cultures means even a traditional Jewish ceremony can be celebrated in a church–what a refreshing arrangement of social values! 1871 Berkeley Church features a large classical mezzanine, perfect for the main celebration. Stained glass windows and a charming courtyard deliver charm and historic appeal. This beautiful relic also offers small, cozy nooks for your guests to gather when the main celebrations are finished. This venue is located in the centre of Toronto and is an excellent choice for an unforgettable bar mitzvah celebration.

Stained glass windows and a charming courtyard deliver charm and historic appeal. This beautiful relic also offers small, cozy nooks for your guests to gather when the main celebrations are finished.

This venue is located in the centre of Toronto and is an excellent choice for an unforgettable bar mitzvah celebration. 

Where is your Bar Mitzvah happening?

315 Queen St. East.
Toronto, ON. M5A 1S7