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A Historic & Unique Wedding Venue in Toronto

No other event venue in Toronto offers the amazing combination of historical tradition and contemporary vibe that is inherent in the 1871 Berkeley Church.

The main floor features a grand ballroom with fireplaces and a Victorian inspired bar. Overlooking the main space is a classically beautiful mezzanine, featuring 17ft high stained glass windows.

The Circa 1871 Lounge on the lower level, with its inviting exposed stone walls, also features intimate nooks, a wine cellar and an enclosed courtyard.

Capacity info: 580 Standing or 330 Seated

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ash cruikshank
ash cruikshank

5 out of 5 stars

posted 8 months ago

Ashley Craig is amazing!! I just wanted to send a quick note thanking you for all you hard work making our day absolutely perfect. I received SO many rave reviews in regards to the food, staff and venue. Thank you SO much. Everything was beyond perfection.

Please pass on my thanks to Claudia, she's fantastic and ran such a tight ship and kept everything moving smoothly. She was so lovely too! Even when I was freaking out cause my shoes went missing! (Brother thought they were our sisters and took them!)

Also the guys out on the street were amazing all day and night, I never got their names but there were kind and very discreetly helped some of the locals keep moving on past our guests.

I can't even say enough. It truly was the day of our dreams.

Thank you!!!

From Ash and Phil Roberto

Andrew Silang
Andrew Silang

4 out of 5 stars

posted 11 months ago

We had our wedding here 2 years ago and we had a great experience with the staff. The food was exceptional and everyone seemed to enjoy it. We placed all the kids upstairs so they can run around. We also put our photo booth up there too. We sat the adults down stairs on the main floor. Our wedding size was about 215 with 20 children from 1 year to 12 yrs old.

The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars is because of accessibility. My wife's grandfather is frail and I think we pretty much carried him up the stairs to the main floor and was not able to fully see the ceremony (which was upstairs). The bathrooms were in the basement, so access was really hard for him. We worked out that anyone that had mobility problems may use the bridal suite bathroom and the rest can go to the basement.

All our guests felt the experience was very different in a good way. It was unique. Before our wedding, most weddings my family have attended has been in banquet halls. So it was a nice and unique experience for us and our guests.

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Corporate Event Venue

With three distinct levels, the 1871 Berkeley Church provides an ideal venue for your specific event requirements.

The main floor and mezzanine provide an open, welcoming space for large presentations and gala events. The 1871 Circa Lounge provides more intimate spaces for breakout needs and VIP areas.

Let Berkeley Catering add a classy, local menu to you function and the experience is one your guests are sure to remember.

A great venue for any corporate event in downtown Toronto.

The Unique Toronto Wedding Venue

Make the most important day of your life beautiful, memorable, and effortless.

Hold your wedding ceremony on the mezzanine surrounded by soaring stained glass, or on the main floor framed by a background that has ushered love into marriage for almost 150 years.

From beginning to end our professional staff will assist you in making your wedding vision a reality.

Many people rave about the Berkeley Church event venue.

“Beautiful venue and great service! Do not look elsewhere if you are having a wedding in Toronto!” – Kayla

“This is such a fantastic venue and I could not be happier with the service. I would definitely recommend it! Thanks Berkeley Church for making our wedding so perfect and beautiful!” – Stephanie

“I cannot say enough about how amazing this venue is. …From start to finish I cannot find one thing that we would change or that we were not happy with. The food is amazing, the staff are top notch, and the building is gorgeous. 10/10!” – Nona



The 1871 Berkeley Church has been the answer to our clients prayers for almost two decades. Our past clients have included:

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‘1871’ Berkeley Church Floor Plan

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