FAQ

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Where can I park?
The parking lot at the TBG is operated by the City of Toronto and parking is free. It is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Can I hold an outdoor ceremony?
Yes – the Floral Hall and Garden Hall spaces both have attached courtyards. You may also rent the Perennial Border and Kitchen Garden.

Is your venue licensed?
No. A Special Occasion Permit (SOP) from the LCBO must be purchased and displayed at every event where alcohol is served. No permit, no alcohol. The SOP application can be downloaded from www.lcbo.com

May I bring in my own caterer?
No. To ensure the best possible experience, we provide a list of exclusive caterers who have been selected for their exceptional creativity, level of professionalism and green mandate.

Do you offer a bridal suite?
Yes, we can provide a room for brides and their bridal party in one of our studio or small meeting spaces, based on availability ($500 value).

Is there a fee for the rehearsal?
Yes, there is a $100 fee (taxes extra) and based on availability.  This is a self directed 1 hour rehearsal booking.

Is photography permitted on the grounds?
Photography on the TBG grounds is only permitted the day of your booked event. For wedding photography at the TBG a permit is required, fee $275 (taxes extra).  For wedding photography in Edwards Gardens, please contact The City of Toronto at 416-392-8188.

What is your payment structure?
A non-refundable 50% deposit and contract are required to book and confirm your event. Remaining balance and $500 security deposit due 30 days prior to your event. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and personal cheque.

What time do you close to the public?
TBG business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Please note: the Lobby cannot be rented before 5 p.m.

Do you provide linens and dishes?
No, Linens, dishes and cutlery can be arranged through your caterer and must be rented from our exclusive rental supplier, Chair-man Mills.

Is your facility wheelchair accessible?
Yes! Our event spaces and main washrooms are wheel chair accessible.

Is your facility air-conditioned?
Yes, our facilities are fully air-conditioned.

How do I book at space at the TBG?

Contact us!

Events and Facility Supervisor
416-397-1324 | events@torontobotanicalgarden.ca

Events and Facility Coordinator
416-397-1349 | rentals@torontobotanicalgarden.ca

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