Arcadian Brings Historic Charm and Modern Sophistication to Downtown Toronto

One of Toronto’s most sought after event venues, this event complex exudes historic charm and modern sophistication in its two distinct venues — the revitalized Arcadian Court and the contemporary Arcadian Loft — and offers interactive experiences in its kitchen studio — Arcadian Studio.

The grand Arcadian Court has been restored to its art deco glory, featuring modern new amenities, while a flexible modern space has also been created in Arcadian Loft. Together, these two spaces form a unique venue which will meet the needs of any event or occasion. Arcadian Studio is also available for a variety of interactive chef-led culinary experiences ideal for both social and corporate events.


Address

Arcadian Court/Loft/Studio
401 Bay Street
Simpson Tower, 8th Floor
Toronto, ON, M5H 2Y4
(416) 364-1211

Special Features

The court boasts beautiful chandeliers inspired by the original Lalique crystal chandeliers. The loft’s décor includes open concrete ceilings, a reclaimed grey washed brick accent wall, over-sized metal warehouse doors and spectacular views of Old and New City Hall.

Capacities

Arcadian Court: 450 seated, 1200 reception
Arcadian Loft: 300 seated, 400 reception
Court + Loft: 800 seated, 1500 reception
Arcadian Studio: 30 seated or reception

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Curated Event Packages


Weddings

Arcadian event complex is one of Toronto’s most sought after event and wedding venues, offering the perfect mix of modern elegance and historic charm. With two unique wedding spaces — the revitalized Arcadian Court and the contemporary Arcadian Loft — Arcadian has the flexibility to accommodate large wedding celebrations or intimate wedding affairs.

Corporate Events

When it comes to corporate events in Toronto, Arcadian’s event spaces can accommodate business gatherings big and small. Our extensive experience in delivering exceptional food and service, combined with our flexible corporate event spaces, sets us apart as a brand you can trust with all of your business and client needs.

Social Events & Celebrations

Come together and celebrate all of life’s milestones in style at Arcadian. From a glamorous New Year’s celebration in Arcadian Court, to a high fashion runway show in Arcadian Loft, our unique spaces can bring any event vision to life.

Frequently Asked Questions


How many guests can I have?

Arcadian Court

Arcadian is a versatile event space, with a maximum total capacity of 1500. Arcadian Court, an elegant ballroom, can accommodate up to 450 seated guests, and 1200 for a standing event.

Arcadian Loft

Arcadian Loft, a modern space overlooking the city, can accommodate anywhere from up to 250 seated guests and 400 for a standing reception.

Arcadian Studio

The Arcadian Studio can comfortably accommodate up to 30 guests for a chef demonstration. Chef enjoys guests counts of all sizes, so an intimate group also works.


What services are included?

Arcadian Court

Service staff
All standard white cotton linens (table clothes and napkins)
All existing tables and chairs
Standard table flatware and glassware
Candles
Table numbers

Arcadian Loft

Service staff
All standard white cotton linens (table clothes and napkins)
All existing tables and chairs
Standard table flatware and glassware
Candles
Table numbers

Arcadian Studio

Coat check service
All service staff
All kitchen equipment required to create dishes
Work stations & stools
Materials to create dishes
Printed recipes of dishes made with chef
Dining Tables
Standard linen
All glassware, plates & cutlery
Candles & candleholders


Can you accommodate a kosher event?

Absolutely. We have partnered with three of Toronto’s top kosher caterers to be able to offer you and your guests fine kosher dining at your event. Please contact an O&B Event Coordinator to arrange this.


Who is my contact on the day of the event?

The floor manager will be your direct onsite contact on the day of your event.


Is there a minimum requirement?

Arcadian Court & Loft

Use of Arcadian is subject to a rental fee plus a minimum spend requirement for food and beverage. If the minimum spend requirement is not met, the difference will appear as an additional room rental fee on the final bill. Please see the event package for the minimum spend breakdown.

Arcadian Studio

Use of the Arcadian Studio is subject to a rental fee plus a minimum spend requirement for food & beverage. If the minimum spend is not met, the difference will appear as additional room rental fee on the final bill. Please see the event package for the minimum spend breakdown.


Do you have a cancellation policy?

Arcadian Court & Loft

The contract may be terminated with formal written notice from one party to the other within 15 days of signing. A $500 administration fee + applicable taxes will be deducted from your deposit. All deposits and payments are non-refundable if notice of cancellation is received after the 15 day period. Oliver & Bonacini Events reserves the right to terminate any function for which payment of final estimated invoice has not been received five (5) business days prior to the function.


What do I need to know about Arcadian Studio?

How many guests can I have for a chef demonstration?

The Arcadian Studio can comfortably accommodate up to 30 guests for a chef demonstration. Chef enjoys guests counts of all sizes, so an intimate group also works.

What chef will conduct my tasting?

The chef for your event will be selected from our roster of talented event chefs. The chef for your event will be confirmed a week from the event date, and if requested a biography can be provided by your event coordinator. Specific chef requests from our company portfolio can be accommodated but will be subject to availability and may increase the price of the demo fee.

What is the recommended set up for my chef demonstration event?

Due to the interactive nature of the event, we recommend a classroom style or U-shape set up of the space. Your event coordinator would be happy to discuss the details of the set up with you in detail upon booking.

Is there a fee to rent the space, and a minimum spend requirement?

Use of the Arcadian Studio is subject to a rental fee plus a minimum spend requirement for food & beverage. If the minimum spend is not met, the difference will appear as additional room rental fee on the final bill. Please see the event package for the minimum spend breakdown.

Can I rent the studio, but not have a chef demo?

Yes, we are happy to host an event in the studio with no demo component. For a standing reception, the capacity is 90 guests. For a seated event, the capacity is 40.


Press & Accolades

“If you’re looking for a venue with class and elegance, the beautifully restored Arcadian Court should be on your must-see list.”

TheWeddingRing.ca

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