Historic Gallery Loft Event Space
The Costume House is uniquely situated in the Geary Avenue arts district, just minutes from downtown Toronto. Originally built in the early 1900's by the Eaton family as a horse stable, this newly restored, turn of the century hard loft features a 13ft ceiling, original post and beam construction, textured brick, east-facing windows, and original oak flooring. This epic blank canvas provides the ultimate space for bringing your dream wedding to reality.
NOTE: THE DAY RATE IS FOR MONDAY - FRIDAY 9am-5pm
PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT EVENINGS & WEEKENDS!
13 Foot Ceilings
Crisp White Walls
Original Post & Beam
Original Hardwood Floors
Distressed Brick Accent Wall
Full service bar
ATM on Premise
6 x White Steel Drums (cruiser tables)
Custom Modular Steel & Concrete Table on Castors
Audio Visual Services - The Costume House offers state-of-the-art, customizable sound & lighting packages operated and proved by our in-house technicians.
Payment Policy - To secure the venue we require a deposit of 33% of the total cost with a signed copy of our rental agreement
Parking - a lot adjacent to the building can accommodate up to 40 vehicles is available
Security - The Costume House will co-ordinate all of your security needs based on the type of event and number of expected guests.
Catering - We are located directly above En Ville Catering & Event Production to ensure an advantageous and efficient catering option.
Accessibility - The Costume House is located in Unit 2 of 165 Geary on the second floor which is Accessible Only By Stairs
Coat Check - Available based on the number of expected guests
Cleaning Fee: $200
Minimum Booking: 1 day
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Alcohol permitted with a Special Occasions Permit
OUR DAY RATE PRICE LISTED IS OUR BASE WEEKDAY RATE. PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT WEEKEND RATES.
Waseem was an amazing host! He gave us the option to view the venue prior to booking, which was kind of him to do. On the day of the event, anytime he needed to be reached he was a phone call or text away. We had issues with our Client's event and he has nice enough to accommodate our needs. We would highly recommend this space and hope to utilize it for future clients.
Big thanks to Waseem for going above and beyond to help us with our event. The space is beautiful and we'd use it again in a heartbeat.
Terrific space in a great location. Waseem was a courteous and responsive host and we enjoyed being able to have our event at the loft space.
This was our venue for our wedding reception party and it was more than we ever could have hoped for. Best day ever! Highly recommend.
Great space! It was perfect for what we needed and Waseem was very helpful.
Thank you Waseem! The venue was beautiful. It was everything we expected and more for our wedding day. Truly a magical space!
This was a great space for our event! Waseem was very flexible to work with and was able to accommodate what we needed. The night of our event, he was completely available to us and gave us a lot of time to set up and take down. This was very helpful!
I met Waseem in January 2017 to book the venue for my wedding. Instantly after meeting him I knew that he would take care of my needs. He was super friendly, very professional and gave me all kinds of details regarding the space capacity, Liquor licence and all the extra stuff that I can rent. He was very easy to talk to and was keen to make my experience positive and as easy and smooth as possible. I dealt with him over the span of seven months - whenever I had questions regarding furniture rentals, catering options and how he could accommodate catering without having a kitchen. I felt that I was dealing with a friend or a family member through that seven month time. He always answered his phone, he always had solutions and suggestions. I was worried about receiving the rented furniture, setting up the place and whether we would have time to do that before the reception. Waseem generously allowed me access to the venue the day before my booking. In addition to this, he handed me the key a week before because he wasn't in town during the weekend of the wedding. Waseem introduced me to his business partner Mikey. Waseem assured me that Mikey would take care of anything left to do and that he would make himself available on the day in case any surprises came up. I met Mikey at the venue on Friday when he came to set up the in-house sound system that I rented. Mikey was as friendly and professional as Waseem. He set everything up and connected with the DJ to make sure that his equipment was compatible with the system. The Inner City Record Shop is accessed through the venue. Some might have doubts about the venue because of that. In my experience, Waseem, Mikey and everyone that has access to the space have created a small community that cares for each other and each other's business as it's own. They are amazing. Gary from the record shop is a great guy who was always checking in while we were setting things up for the wedding. He even asked if we needed any help. On the wedding morning, a friend got locked out of the venue and my car keys were locked inside the hall. I called Mikey. Mikey wasn't close by and wouldn't be back in time. Mikey called Gary. Gary came right away to venue and opened it for us. All in all, my experience was wonderful and I made new friends. I've recommended this location to numerous people who are celebrating milestones and new engagements. I would rent from them for my next event in a heartbeat.
We looked at quite a few places and then found Waseem's venue which instantly won us over. Tall ceilings, white walls that gave us the creative freedom for lighting and decor, a coat-check area, large washrooms, and beautiful hardwood floors. On top of that, Waseem was responsive, helped us out where ever we needed, was super nice to work with and supported us throughout the process. We're already thinking of our next event at this spot! And during the day, there is ample natural light coming through the windows, so it works for both day and evening events.
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