Winter weddings are great for a cozy and intimate feel, and can also be cost-effective as they are considered off-season. Others may choose a winter wedding because it represents a memorable moment like an engagement date or family tradition. Regardless of your choice for a winter wedding, we wanted to share with you some of the most beautiful destinations in the GTA to plan your perfect day.

1) Fantasy farms

This location offers 1500 acres of land, close to the Don Vally in Toronto and accommodates two separate reception halls that can seat up to 220 guests. Luxuries include a bridal suit, lighting and sound, setup and cleanup, bar services including bartenders, cash bars, premium liquors, signature drinks and specialty wines and beers.

2) Glenerin Inn and Spa

Nothing says a winter wedding like a venue that offers cozy fire places in an elegant, historic location, built in 1927. In addition, this venue may excite people that are fascinated by tales of spirits and hauntings, as some people believe the spirit of Watson Evans, a lawyer and former owner of the Glenerin Inn still visits his guests during their stay. This venue offers beautiful manicured grounds for photography, bar service and hors d’oeuvres, decadent 3-4 course dinners, wine services, complimentary cake cutting and late night food.

3) Hockley Valley Resort

You don’t have to spend your wedding outside when choosing a winter wedding destination to enjoy the beauty of the season. When picking a venue, consider the scenery outside as this is just as important. Look for a place with a beautiful landscape, nice views, lakefronts and even large windows which let you appreciate your surroundings. Hockley valley resort is a great example of a place that checks multiple winter destination boxes with over 11,000 square ft of event space and overlooks a stunning 18-hole golf course. If you are a foodie, you will love that this resort venue also believes in serving in-season, fresh foods to guarantee a tasteful culinary experience for you and your guests.

Conveniently located only 45 minutes away from Pearson International Airport, this is a great location if you have many guests travelling from out of town.

4) Bellamere Winery

Bellamere Winery offers two beautiful reception halls for your dazzling winter wedding. At NV Bridal, we recommend the the winery hall for your winter wedding, as it features wooden beams, cobblestone floors and a cozy fireplace, perfect for intimate weddings of up to 130 guests. The landscape is also spectacular around this venue with scapes of waterfalls and stunning gardens.

Additional perks of choosing this venue include a one-on-one wedding consultant to help you with your menu and food tasting, rehearsal ceremonies, and even assistance on the day of your wedding. The venue also includes a cocktail hour service, dinner and dessert service, bottomless wine during dinner, DJ services, late night buffet options, a private reception hall, set up and tear down services, and over 16 acres of land for your stunning wedding photos.

5) Hernder Estate Wines

This unique, historic and romantic setting is great for your intimate winter wedding! The venue offers 2 beautiful banquet rooms for you to choose from and provides a cozy feel with the stone walled patios and the buildings original post and beam structures.

Perks of choosing the Hender Estate Wines venue include a wedding consultant and event coordinator, table set-up, table linen, dining wear, DJ services, a catered 4-course meal, a full bar, unlimited wine with dinner and clean up services after your wedding.