Finding the perfect location for your wedding video and photoshoot can be a difficult task! There are many factors to consider like style, indoor or outdoor and especially the location. There are always a vast variety of options available to couples in Toronto, although more and more couples are exploring options in Vaughan.
Known as The City above Toronto, Vaughan has put itself on the map by offering a variety of rustic and historical locations as well as high class locations for wedding videos and photoshoots. From the historical village of Kleinburg to the well-groomed grounds of the Eagles Nest Golf Club, Vaughan is growing into a popular focal point for wedding videos and photo shoots.
Here are the top 10 best wedding photoshoot locations Vaughan has to offer:
1. Vellore Hall Park
Located on Weston Road, near Rutherford Road, Vellore Hall Park is a charming little park with a white picket fence, vintage town hall and 19th century schoolhouse. The town hall and the vintage schoolhouse, with its decorative tin ceiling, are surrounded by nature and greenery which transport you to a different time.
This heritage site is owned by the City of Vaughan and is often rented out for photo shoots or events. It’s perfect for couples who are looking for that classic romantic style. It is available all year round. Video and photoshoot permits are available in The City of Vaughan city hall.
2. The Country Club
There is no shortage of golf clubs in Vaughan. In fact, these rolling green hills and well-groomed grounds are often the perfect choices for both photo shoots and venues. The Country Club in Woodbridge offers their clubhouse as a venue as well as acres of beautiful scenery to yourself. The garden surrounding the clubhouse and the ponds found in the golf course make for beautiful shots in your wedding video and photos.
Their website is equipped with all the info couples to need in order to book the grounds.
3. Eagles Nest Golf Club
The Eagles Nest Golf Club is one of the more popular golf courses available for wedding videos and photoshoots in Vaughan. Unlike the elegant and sweet atmosphere found at The Country Club, The Eagle’s Nest estate and grounds are grandiose and extravagant, creating a luxurious atmosphere. Known for its grassy dunes and hills, this golf course was purposely designed to resemble the landscape found on many of the classic courses in Scotland and Ireland.
Couples who are looking for a glamorous style can look no further than the Eagle’s Nest. Due to its popularity, the Eagle’s Nest offers different wedding packages and their website offers all info needed to get in contact.
The Village of Kleinburg
It’s no secret that the historical village of Kleinburg is one of the top spots for all things wedding. This village has a rich history that dates from 1848 and proudly exhibits its heritage through the many attractions available to the public. If you’re looking for a rustic, vintage style you will be sure to find the perfect spot in Kleinburg. The following locations are located here.
4. Boyd Conservation Area
The Boyd Conservation Area is the perfect location for the couples looking for a classic nature shot. This park is full of greenery that is located within the headwaters of the Don and Humber rivers. This park offers an escape from the city and brings people the opportunity to enjoy nature at its fullest. There is even a hiking trail that runs through the Humber River Valley for more ambitious couples.
Admissions are very cheap and the park offers reservations for private functions. It would be wise to visit the location before your wedding to scope out the best locations for the shots you want. The park is not open all year round so this location would work best for weddings that fall in summer and spring.
5. Copper Creek Golf Club
Complete with a romantic fountain and charming bridge, Copper Creek is yet another leading option for couples looking for a scenic and picturesque location for their wedding video and photoshoot.
Located in the famed Village of Kleinburg, in Humber River Valley, this golf course is made up of forestry clusters, beautiful gardens, rolling hills and, of course, roaming rivers. The Copper Creek grounds are “the picture of perfection” and “comparable to a Group of Seven painting,” so as expected couples are drawn to this location.
6. Kleinburg Railway Station
One of the more historical locations found in Kleinburg is the Kleinburg Railway Station. This vintage railway station has been preserved by the City of Vaughan and will transport you to another time. It is one of the most popular attractions and Kleinburg and is a must see.
Video and photography permits are available at the City of Vaughan city hall.
7. McMichael Gallery
The McMichael Art Gallery is one of Ontario’s proudest galleries, displaying work from our very own Group of Seven, original Canadian aboriginal works and more from Canadian artists. The gallery has more than just indoor works though. McMichaels also utilizes one hundred acres of land to display art. As you walk the trails of the McMichaels grounds, you’ll have the chance to experience the Sculpture Garden, the historical Tom Thompson Shack, cemetery, which is the resting place of every member of the Group of Seven, and various art pieces. These artistic pieces are a perfect backdrop for your wedding video and photos. In addition to this, the grounds themselves are forestry and beautiful. Incorporating the gallery into your wedding day will not only provide beautiful scenery for your wedding video and photos but also be an enjoyable experience.
Video and photoshoot permits are sold at the gallery for just over one hundred dollars for 2 hours.
8. Kortright Center for Conservation
If you’re purely looking for acres upon acres of woodlands than the Kortright Center is the ideal location for you. This conservation centre is dedicated to preserving the forest which consists mostly of pine and maple trees. The maple syrup shacks are scattered throughout the western region of the conservation.
Permits are available online for just under two hundred dollars and are valid during hours of operation.
9. The Deisman House
The Deisman house is a classic vintage log cabin found in Kleinburg. This beautiful cabin is decorated with authentic tools and even a wagon buggy. The aged wood makes this cabin an ideal backdrop for winter weddings although, of course, this cabin is beautiful all year round.
Although currently the office for Piques and Valleys Landscaping, the log cabin is available for videos and photo shoots.
10. The Doctor’s House
By far one of the top locations for wedding videos and photoshoots, the Doctor’s house in Kleinburg does not disappoint. This house is rich with history and dates back to 1867. It was home to a long line of medical professionals, the last being the Dr. Thomas Henry Robinson, who practiced here for 52 years. A restaurant was eventually built on the property and it slowly became known for being a beautiful event venue.
The Doctor house is surrounded by a beautifully kept, colourful garden which compliment the white panels of the house. It has been said that these grounds are straight out of a fairy tale. Without a doubt this location will make any wedding more magical.
A permit is required to shoot video and take photos at this location. For more info visit their website.
Finalizing the location will help to set the tone of your wedding and by extension your wedding video. Whether you decide upon a luxurious manor or an enchanting forest, the beauty of the location will be captured and enhance the overall theme of your wedding video. While photography will capture you and your wedding party, video will be able to capture that and much more. Don’t miss the opportunity to encapsulate the location that will compliment you and your fiancé on your wedding day.