At the Ryerson Student Centre, wedding ceremonies and celebrations are hosted in historic Oakham House and are treated as an once-in-a-lifetime event. From bridal showers and engagement parties to the wedding ceremony and reception, Oakham House offers a wide variety of wedding services and exceptional staff who specialize in creating your perfect day.
Oakham House offers you a refined, intimate and full-service wedding venue, right in the heart of Downtown Toronto. At Oakham House we offer you and your guests the amenities of a fully restored, finely appointed, and historic setting that is both easy to get to and close to everything.
Originally constructed in 1848 by renowned architect Sir William Thomas, Oakham House has lived several lives; as a personal residence, as a rooming house for young men, and recently as the centre of student life at the Ryerson University. Oakham House has been renewed and revived with enhancements to the natural attributes of this historic building, which features exposed brick, lots of natural light, and high wooden beam ceilings.
Along with offering not only a charming and beautiful atmosphere for your special day, Oakham House is also the perfect location to host your Stag or Stagette party. With a convenient downtown location, and a warm inviting atmosphere, Oakham House is the perfect venue for smaller weddings of up to 80 guests.
Dear Oakham House,
Thank you so very much for providing such a wonderful venue for our wedding. It was a pleasure working with Michelle, Joe, Akash and all your other staff. We had many, many compliments from our friends and family about the wonderful service and atmosphere. We'd be happy to act as a reference for you anytime! Our wedding day was everything we dreamed it would be. It would be have been as great at another venue. Thanks again for helping us create many happy memories to last a lifetime!
Tasha & Jacob Hyde (July 15, 2011)
Dear Joe and Michelle and everyone at Oakham,
Thank you so much for making our wedding perfect! The rooms looked beautiful and everyon loved the food. The whole staff at Oakham House went out of their way to make sure the day ran smoothly. Everyone had a wonderful time and we were so happy to share our day with you. Thanks for everything.Gillian and Gerry (May 7, 2011)
Dear Joe and Michelle,
Thank you for such an amazing night. The room looked so lovely. The staff were incredible. The service was amazing and everyone was so kind and polite to everyone, and the food was outstanding. Everyone is still raving about how incredible the food was. Please forward our sincere thanks and praise to everyone. It was a fantastic night. Once again, thanks so much.Joanna and Ahmet (October 16, 2010)
Saima, we had a fabulous time on Saturday and throughout the entire experience of dealing with you and the rest of the staff at Oakham House. Our wedding went so very well. Everyone including Yourself, Joe, Alfred, Pauline, Marco and all the staff were wonderful. You did everything to make our wedding run smoothly. You are all professional and very service-oriented people. I had numerous comments regarding the food and the venue. We cannot thank you enough.Katherine and Christopher (August 22, 2009)
Thank you so much to you and your staff for making our wedding day so fantastic. Everything looked amazing and all the staff were super friendly and helpful. Thanks again.Alyson and Luke (July 18, 2009)
I wanted to take the time to tell you what a great job everyone did. The day was great and the staff were spectacular. Our guests were raving about the food and the great service the staff of Oakham House provided. Thank you for making our day that much easier.Rose and Dawn (June 20, 2009)
We just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you and all of the staff at Oakham House for helping us have the best wedding ever! The venue was so beautifully set up and we've been getting tons of compliments from our guests about the friendly and professional staff. Honestly, I don't think we could have had a more perfect venue. Thank you so much for your help and patience through the planning process.Joanne and Ryan (February 07, 2009)
Thanks for all of your help with the wedding. Your efforts made our day special.James and Hilary (Dec 27, 2008)