Who can apply?
All LGBTQ couples are welcome to register to be married at Casa Loma in this Celebration of Love.

Location:
Completed in 1914, Casa Loma is an historical landmark as North America’s only full sized castle and offers a one of a kind backdrop for this special event. Complimenting the magnificence of the interior, the outdoor terrace offers a powerful view of the five-acre estate gardens below and the city skyline beyond. The gardens feature our brand new Glass Tent, sparkling fountains, unique sculptures and dazzling displays of rare florals.

Officiants:

  • United Church
  • Jewish
  • Buddhist
  • Muslim
  • New Thought
  • First Nations Elder
  • Humanist
  • Sikh
  • Old Roman Catholic
  • Anglican
  • Pagan
  • Unitarian Universalist

Couples Registration + Marriage Licensing
1. Before applying to be a part of the Grand Pride Wedding, please review the requirements to apply for an Ontario Marriage License to ensure your eligibility.

2. Fill out our Pre Registration Form

3. Registered couples will be required to fill out a Marriage License Application online.
Applications can be found here.

 

Join the Celebration!

Additional Tickets have just been released for the Celebration of Love - Grand Pride Wedding at Casa Loma

Thursday June 26th, 2014
6pm-10pm
(19+)

Reception Tickets Include:

  • Entrance to the Grand Pride Wedding Reception 6pm – 10pm
  • Live entertainment, DJ and Dancing
  • Two complimentary drinks
  • Free access to the official after party at the Courthouse. All couples and guests of the Grand Pride Wedding will have access to the after party at the Courthouse (56 Adelaide Street East. Toronto ON M5C 1K6), beginning at 10pm on June 26th. The After party will feature DJ HanSom and other special guests.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

 

Itinerary:
2:00pm - 2:30pm: Welcome to Casa Loma
  • Couples Arrival - VIP Arrival
  • Registration and Check-in at East Garden Gate
    (by name with marriage license)
  • Red carpet photographs
  • Enter through north east garden gate
  • Congregate and be seated in the Ceremony Tent
  • Entertainment provided by Sean Jones band

3:00pm: Guest Arrival

  • Guest Registration and Check-in at East Garden Gate (by name on guest-list)
  • Congregate in the Garden to await presentation of the couples after the Mass Ceremony


3:00pm: Couples Only Mass Ceremony Begins in Ceremony Tent (due to space restrictions this portion of the event is for marrying couples only)

  • Welcome from Dept. Mayor Norm Kelly
  • Interfaith Blessing
  • Group “I do”, “We do!”
  • Celebration song by Sean Jones

3:45pm: Presentation to the friends and family

  • Couples exit from Ceremony Tent to be welcomed by their guests and family who await them in the garden

4:00pm – 7:00pm: Reception and Civil Services

  • Cash Bar and Passed Hors d ’Oeuvres
  • Private scheduled Civil Services (please arrive to waiting area 5 minutes before services)
  • Staged photo opportunity
  • Entertainment by Sean Jones
  • Explore the Casa Loma terrace and exterior grounds

7:00pm – 10:00pm: Dinner & Dancing:

  • Casa Loma Grill is open for special Pride Wedding dinners (for purchase)
  • Cash Bar and Entertainment in the Garden and Ceremony Tent
  • Entertainment by DJ HanSom (www.djhansom.nl)


Guest Tickets:
$45 dollars + tax. Registered marrying couples will be reserved up to four tickets for their guests. Guest tickets will be available for purchase by couples and their guests after registration.

Guest tickets include:

  • Entrance to the Wedding Reception and after party from 4pm – 10pm
  • Prosecco toast
  • Hors d'Oeuvres
  • Access to Casa Loma’s Garden, Patio, Terrace,
  • Forest Paths and Glass Tent
  • Live entertainment
  • Free access to the official after party at
    The Courthouse

10pm - Late:
Official After Party at The Courthouse

  • Free entrance for all couples and guests of the Grand Pride Wedding
  • Featuring DJ HamSom (from Amsterdam) and more
  • Open to friends and the general public with admission

Additional tickets may be available closer to the event