Plan your 2SLGBTQ+ wedding in BruceGreySimcoe

Jan 30, 2023

Your big day is approaching and you’re trying to find the perfect place to host your wedding. You want a place where family and friends will feel welcome, a place with a stunning venue, a place as unique as the love you share. BruceGreySimcoe has a wide range of inclusive venues from elegant to rustic to choose from. The venues listed in this blog have both experience and expertise in hosting 2SLGBQT+ weddings. We hope you’ll use this resource as a launching point in planning your own special day.

Valley Croft Event Centre
Horsehoe Valley, Ontario

Valley Croft is a unique space tucked away in beautiful Horseshoe Valley. Nestled in 9 acres of private property, the heart of the venue features the original 1876 barn, surrounded by natural gardens and woodland, an ornamental fish pond, trails and a large campfire area for guests to enjoy. Choose from indoor and outdoor celebration spaces. Offer your family and friends on-site overnight guest accommodations and take advantage of a second dressing room all within the private and exclusive event space.

The century bank barn itself has been lovingly restored to maintain its authentic rustic character making a stunning backdrop for photos. The upper barn, with its high ceilings, is a lofty airy space for guests to enjoy dining; while the pub-like feel of the lower barn is the perfect fun party space. There’s lots of room to dance and socialize and the barn doors open out onto the spacious gardens for outdoor access. Add an evening at the campfire under the stars and sky of beautiful Oro-Mendonte to complete the perfect day.

As a family-owned and operated business, the Valley Croft team is passionate about ensuring you have your perfect wedding day!  Personal service and attention to detail while embracing a relaxed and fun atmosphere are the hallmarks of each Valley Croft wedding.


Highlands Estate
Grey Highlands, Ontario

Set on 97 acres in beautiful Grey Highlands, this luxury country getaway offers a unique resort experience that makes it a truly magical wedding venue. The stunning outdoor setting includes a long-winding point that wraps around the front of the property, a secluded 3-acre open event space surrounded by trees, a lavender field, herb and cut flower gardens. Add 5 kilometres of wooded trails and secret paths through old forests and maple sugar bush and the opportunities for stunning wedding photography are endless.

The newly-built Cabana is a beautiful, versatile four-season indoor/outdoor event space. Accommodations are available at the newly-renovated Highland Haus complete with an in-ground saltwater pool. Four luxury glamping tents and two full-service RV sites offer more accommodation options—complete with stone fire pit and outdoor hot tub. The property's green space was originally built as an airstrip and the 1970’s hangar has been repurposed as a covered stage for live music.
The upscale, elegant resort experience in the heart of Grey Highlands allows large groups to connect, celebrate and enjoy life’s precious moments. Highlands Estate loves being a part of the special moments shared between families and friends and all of the magic that surrounds your special day. Get all the info on their website. Wedding images provided by Jessica Crandlemire, Light and Shadow. 

Glen Oro Farm
Oro-Medonte, Ontario

This stunning horseback riding and glamping destination is also a first-class wedding venue with tented reception space, a forest chapel and a paddock that serves as a ceremony location. With three wedding packages to choose from, you can host a micro-wedding of up to 30 people, a midweek elopement for up to 12 people or a 2023 weekend wedding of 100 plus guests (with a maximum of 180). With on-site accommodations available, take it slow and make a weekend of it on this beautiful property. The staff at Glen Oro have worked closely with many amazing wedding vendors including Crea Photography, Alina Elvins Photography, Amanda Elizabeth Photos and Pat Crandles Productions. Find information on their wedding packages


Tiffin Centre for Conservation
Utopia, Ontario

Get back to nature with a wedding at The Tiffin Centre for Conservation. This beautiful 120-hectacre forested wedding venue located in Utopia, Ontario has luscious forests, captivating ponds, charming boardwalks and rustic buildings. Plus this is a great eco-conscious option with proceeds from events helping to support the Nottawasaga Valley Conservaton Authority maintain their conservation areas and provide outdoor education for children in the watershed.
This inclusive and welcoming space is picture perfect with multiple ceremony site options and endless photo locations. The Jose Greatroom has soaring cathedral ceilings that can comfortably accommodate intimate ceremonies and receptions of up to 100 people. Weddings at the Tiffin Centre are highly customizable and the venue has hosted everything from pig roasts to BBQs and formal events with gourmet dinners. Visit their website to start planning your special day now. Photos from the Tiffin Centre in this blog are provided by Neil Ta with Tiffany Party Rentals supplying the table settings in the reception space images.

Leacock Museum 
Orillia, Ontario 

Have your outdoor ceremony at the historic Leacock Museum on the shores of Lake Couchiching in the city of Orillia. This beauitful national historic site makes a stunning outdoor venue and you can add your own tent rental to hold your reception here too. Bookings are made through the city of Orillia and learn more about booking your wedding

Nottawasaga Resort 
Alliston, Ontario 

Celebrate your momentous wedding day within the quiet tranquility of the countryside.  Nottawasaga Inn Resort is an all-season destination, nestled within the Nottawasaga Valley, that provides couples with a truly extraordinary wedding experience.  Whether you envision an outdoor wedding surrounded by a beautiful backdrop of foliage and blooms or the quiet beauty of a romantic indoor ceremony, the natural surroundings provide a truly stunning setting no matter the season.

Enjoy celebrating your remarkable wedding with an evening of exquisite dining and fine wines.  The resort offers a variety of stunning and unique banquet rooms which make the resort the perfect venue to host a grand ballroom affair or a romantic intimate wedding reception. Check out the resort's venue information.  

Check out The Wedding Ring article on a rustic wedding held at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort. 

Stevenson Inn and Spa 
Alliston, Ontario 

Stevenson Inn and Spa is a boutique historical inn, event centre, and spa located just 5 minutes north of the small town of Alliston.  It is nestled in the countryside amongst grooves of black walnut trees and surrounded by scenic farming fields .  The estate dates back to 1833 and is a 7th generation family estate that was once the home of famous founder of the groceteria concept, Theodore Loblaw.   It was officially opened to the public in 2000 and has been hosting all manner of weddings, getaways and events since then.   

Not only can guests have their service and reception here, but they can also make the entire house and estate theirs for the special occasion.   The weekend can be made into an extended stay-cation with friends and family! We have a beautiful outdoor round log gazebo and a 1920's era indoor banquet hall (the capacity is approximately 55 people for a sit-down dinner).  We also have 8 overnight bedrooms.  For larger weddings, a tent can be rented to accommodate up to 220 people.   

The historical home is full of history, antiques, and character yet full of modern conveniences.  The spacious and relaxing day spa can service up to 4-6 people at a time for manicures, pedicures, and massages.  There is an executive couples treatment room which has a fire place and movie theatre which is perfect for a romantic getaway.  There's a small outdoor drive-in theatre and a projection screen in the hall which is great for displaying watching movies or displaying memories and photos. There's also a baby grand piano, wood burning fireplaces, and an outdoor bonfire pit which is great for sitting around relaxing under the stars after the reception is over.  There is also one of the finest scotch collections in the province and the inn hosts regular spirt and wine tastings.  Breakfast is offered the next morning for those guests that stay overnight.  If you have your guests pay for their rooms by themselves - that cost will be deducted from your overall bill.  

Stevenson Inn and Spa has a very friendly and accepting environment, welcoming guests from all walks of life and from every corner of the world to relax, retreat and reconnect.  

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