The Extension Room – Dance studio twirls and spins into flexible rental venue

March 8, 2017 by  
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The Extension Room, situated just outside of the Distillery District, offers a number of dance classes for the aspiring ballerina or pilates aficionado. The bright and airy space can transform into a number of different set-ups for any occasion.

With 4,000 square feet of space which can accommodate up to 250 people if transformed from a dance studio, The Extension Room is ideal for your next event.

This trendy dance studio can easily switch into the perfect venue for your next cocktail party, product launch event, fashion show or art showing. The facility offers A/V equipment including a screen and projector system, that you can use to showcase sponsor logos or PowerPoint presentations.




(The Extension Room set up for a wedding can accommodate 100-150 guests seated)

Wedding planners and brides-to-be can also book this unique space. On-site kitchenette and two bars will keep your guests fed and entertained. Change rooms with shower facilities are great additions to help you get ready for the big day. Film and television crews will go gaga over the space. With neutral backgrounds and premium lighting, the creative possibilities are only limited to your imagination.

For dance class reservations and venue booking inquiries please visit


Trendy New Event Venue Opens in Downtown Toronto

May 13, 2015 by  
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Have you been at Yonge and Gould lately?  This stretch of Yonge street has lost the lights above the record stores but has gained a brand new student centre for Ryerson as well as a new event venue. Aperture Room is a stylish event space located on the third floor of The Thornton-Smith Building in the heart of downtown Toronto. The space features original exposed brick walls and three magnificent skylights. Aperture Room can be the perfect space to host an unforgettable event. The space caters to all types of social and corporate events and can accommodate 120 guests for a seated event and 180 guests for a standing reception.

The building was designed in 1922 by architect John M. Lyle, who is also credited with designing Toronto’s Union Station and The Royal Alexandra Theatre. There is a lot of history in The Thornton-Smith Building; Aperture Room was designed to keep that history, as well as the history of Yonge Street in mind. Despite all of the renovations, this building has stayed true to its award-winning original architecture. Aperture Room has become one of Toronto’s most popular venues and has already hosted a number of weddings.

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Aperture Room is definitely a venue to consider when planning your next event. The atmosphere of the space alone will provide your guests with an exceptional experience and we haven’t even mentioned the food yet.

Oliver & Bonacini will be taking on the catering duties for the event space. The dishes they have discussed for Aperture Room vary from oyster shucking table to a poutine station. The bar menu is just as diverse with various champagnes and a mojito bar.

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This stylish space has a loft-like interior and boasts exceptional service and attention to detail. The staff at O&B will help customize your menu to perfectly suit your taste and budget, ensuring that no detail is overlooked.


  • Seated: 120
  • Standing: 180



340 Yonge Street, 3rd Floor

The Thornton-Smith Building




Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering

401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 9th Floor, Toronto, ON  M5H 2Y4



The Steam Whistle Roundhouse: A great spot in the heart of downtown Toronto

August 27, 2014 by  
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With more than 20 years in the business, the Steam Whistle Roundhouse is the ideal venue to host an event. Every year, it has more than 60 weddings, a variety of corporate parties, fundraisers, art shows, auctions, concerts, book readings, media launches etc.

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The venue can hold up to 750 people and has two main rooms:

  • The Main Hall: 250 people for a seated reception and can be customized to accommodate any kind of event
  • The Gallery: Also a 250 person capacity, great for performances and art events

The venue has 60’ ceilings and large windows offering a great view of Toronto.

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More perks: A variety of in-house suppliers can be used to customize the space. As well, their list of exclusive caterers can provide a wide variety of gourmet for your guests.

Being located downtown, at the foot of the C.N. Tower, provides a ton of exciting opportunities for your event. The amazing decor and atmosphere is the icing on the cake. The venue is surrounded by history including the nearby railway heritage centre and historic trains that fill roundhouse park.

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Steam Whistle has thought of everything: they also do home delivery! So, private events, corporate parties, anniversary celebrations or neighbourhood gatherings, just give them a call and Steam Whistle Home Delivery will bring the party to your place!

For more information, you can check the Steam Whistle’s website:

Steam Whistle Roundhouse

255 Bremner Blvd


Phone: 416.362.2337.



Evergreen Brick Works

July 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Ontario, Toronto

Evergreen Brick Works is a vibrant public space in the heart of Toronto’s Don Valley. This site is meant to grab the attention of its visitors through interactive workshops and community festivals. From being renovated from an assortment of weakening heritage buildings into an aesthetically display for green design. Open year-round, Evergreen Brick Works has many of Toronto’s most prominent buildings. The park has breath-taking wildlife at the ravines.


The Evergreen Brick Works is home to many famous event spaces in Toronto, such as The Pavilions, The Frances and Tim Price Terrace, BMO Atrium and much more.  With several ideal venues to choice from your special event can be turned into an original vision. The spaces offer various capacities from a seated dinner of 700 to a standing reception of 2,000. Events like Beerfest, Wild Blueberry Festival, CraveTO, Farmers’ Market have been held at the Evergreen Brick Works.“Evergreen Brick Works is a community environmental centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably”For more information visit