Greater Toronto Engagement and Wedding Photography Locations

Written by: Shannon Hamilton, Toronto based Writer

A guide to wedding and engagement photography locations in Greater Toronto Area

Trendy and Creative Locations

1. Fantasy Fair

Looking for a fun and creative way to announce your engagement? Fantasy Fair is just the place to do so. Ontario’s only indoor amusement park, complete with rides and attractions!

Address: 500 Rexdale Blvd, Toronto ON. M9W 6K5

Phone Number: 416-674-8684

Permit required: yes.

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2. Toronto Zoo

If you are an animal lover, and you are looking for a unique location for your engagement or wedding photography the Toronto Zoo, located in Scarborough, is definitely the place for you!

Address: 2000 Meadowvale Road, Toronto, ON. M1B 5K7

Phone Number: 416-392-5929

Permit required: yes.

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Garden Locations

3. Richmond Green Park

This park is gorgeous in the summer and it has a lovely gazebo-type structure and a wonderful little waterfall. It’s got a lot going on for one location and it is a great location for an area where it is typically a little harder to find photography locations.

Address: 1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill, ON. L4S 1M5

Phone Number: 905-737-1236

Permit required: yes.

engagement and wedding photography at Richmond Green Park

4. Gairloch Gardens

Located south of Lakeshore Road East and east of Trafelgar road. Gairloch Gardens is a very beautiful garden location.It is located in Oakville and is right on the water. There are beautifully landscaped gardens, a small bridge, very cool rocks and lots of neat little spots to shoot. This location is very high in demand, so make sure to get your permit early.

Address: 1288 Lakeshore Road East

Phone Number: (905) 844-4402

Permit required: yes.

Website: www.oakville.ca/culturerec/photography-in-parks.html

engagement and wedding photography at Gairloch Gardens

5. Erchless Estate Gardens

Located south of Lakeshore Road West and west of Trafalgar road. Erchless Estate gardens feature colourful and sprawling flower beds, a rock garden and a picturesque views of the lake Ontario. The main feature of the gardens is the red and white lighthouse. There are great views of the sky over the water, and a manor-type house on the site. The light house, greenery and the view of the lake make this location very popular for engagement and wedding photography.

Address: 8 Navy Street, Oakvile, ON. L6J 2Y5

Phone Number: 905-845-6601

Permit required: Yes.

Website: www.oakville.ca/culturerec/photography-in-parks.html

engagement and wedding photography location at Erchless Estate Gardens

6. Adamson Estate

Located south of Lakeshore Avenue East, and west of Cawthra road. The Adamson Estate has beautiful flowers, a nice stone archway and an interesting bard-type structure. It is right on the water so you can also get beautiful engagement or wedding photos featuring the rocks and the lake in the background.

Address: 850 Enola Ave, Mississauga, ON.

Phone Number: 905-615-4242

Permit required: $122.84 for an hour and a half.

engagement and wedding photography location at Adamson Estate

7. Kariya Park

Located southwest of Hurontario Street and Burnhampthorpe Road West. Based in Mississauga this park is pretty unique. It has Japanese inspired architecture including a beautiful Japanese bridge. Even though the park is situated in downtown Mississauga, the high-rise buildings are hidden by the large trees all around. There is even a small pond with bulrushes.

Address: 3620 Kariya Dr, Mississauga, ON. L5B 3J2

Phone Number: 905-615-4100

Permit required: $122.84 for an hour and a half, issued to Missisauga residents only.

engagement and wedding photography location at Kariya Park

8. Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park

With beautiful flower gardens, scenic pathways, mature trees and two ponds it is one of the most popular parks in Brampton for engagement and wedding photography.

Address: 9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton, ON L6S 6G7

Phone Number: (905) 458-6555

Permit required: $150 an hour, issued to Brampton citizens only.

Website: brampton.ca

engagement and wedding photography location at Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park

9. Royal Botanical Gardens

This is probably one of the best gardens in the Greater Toronto Area. When in season, you can see many different varieties of trees, plants and flowers. There are some great structures and a large bridge, and there is even an indoor garden space, which is great if you have a rainy day or if you go in the winter.

Address: 680 Plains Road W, Burlington, ON. L7T 4H4

Phone Number: 905-527-1158

Permit required: $200 for 3 hours, for 20 guests photographed. It is $6 per additional guest.

engagement and wedding photography location at Royal Botanical Gardens

10. Scarborough Bluffs Park

The Scarborough Bluffs have cliffs, sand, rocks and water. There is also a little bridge and it is a nice spot to walk around. For a dramatic view of nature, photography location like the Scarborough Bluffs is unmatched.

Address: 61 Under Cliff Dr, Scarborough, ON M1N 3Z5

Phone Number: 416-392-2489

Permit required: $133 for every two hours.

engagement and wedding photography location at Scarborough Bluffs Park