Downtown Open Concept Studio and Event Space

  • 4 hr min
  • 100 people
  • 1400 sq/ft
  • Production
  • Event
  • Meeting
Great Rate. This location is $170 per/hr cheaper than similar locations in Toronto.
Find us on Instagram @kensingtonstudios for more pics/videos! Located in the heart of Kensington Market, this Victorian Century home has been converted into an open concept venue. It features a 400 sq ft front yard with lots of foot traffic, over 1400 sq ft of indoor space, and a 700 sq ft back yard. The main floor is split into two rooms, the Light Room and the Dark Room. Custom French doors can separate or open up the main floor as desired. The Light Room boasts 10 foot high ceilings and bay windows facing Kensington Ave. It comes with a built in Bar with two fridges, 2-compartment sink, hand washing sink, ice maker, espresso machine, and microwave. Bar table is portable and can be placed anywhere in the room. The Dark Room comes with a state-of-the-arts speaker and lighting system. A set of 600 watt speakers, projector, 2 wireless microphones, and control panel with multiple inputs. Perfect for presentations, events, live music, and parties. Our tube lighting system has over 500 pre-built lighting effects. It is set up with a ceiling hook design, allowing you to create whatever lighting design you envision. The room also has 15 RGB spot lights, 9 RGB Recessed lights, a built in RGB electric fireplace, and antique cast iron fireplace on wheels with built in fog machine. The basement features 2 washrooms, a lounge or green room with built-in makeup mirror, seating, coat rack, customizable RGB Lighting, and LED cloud ceiling. Heating and cooling available all seasons. Camera equipment rentals, A/V technician, event tapings are also available at an additional cost. 2 parking spots available in the back. Street parking is free after 6pm on Kensington Ave and free after 9pm on Dundas. There is also a Parking Garage a block away on St. Andrew with very reasonable rates. Furniture with the booking include 4 folding tables (1 6ft, 2 5ft, 1 4ft), 8 bar stools, 6 Director chairs, 5 arm chairs, 4 stools, and portable bar table. Extra furniture can be rented out from an external company. The unique features within this venue create a versatile setup for events, photo and video shoots, concerts, private functions, pop up stores, small weddings, shows, presentations, workshops, and more. * For parties of 40-60, 1 security personnel must be added as an ad-on. For parties of 60+, 3 security personnel are required. Guest list must be provided prior to your event. ** A Special Occasions Permit (SOP) is required for all events with alcohol present. Please make sure to apply and acquire your license before the event at the AGCO website.

Category and style

Event Space, Gallery

Bohemian, Dated/Retro, Mid-century Modern, Contemporary Modern, Old Hollywood


Parking for 2 cars

Truck / motorhome on site parking: Street

Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
1400 sq ft

Location Rules

Loud noises allowed
Outside catering/food allowed
Pets allowed
Smoking allowed
No adult filming
Alcohol allowed
Cooking allowed
Electricity usage allowed


Air Conditioning
Hair/Makeup area


High Ceiling
Fire Escape
Studio Space/Equipment
Dark Wood Floor
White Walls

Crew access

Street Level

Opening hours

6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Add-ons the location offers
Items, services and options you can add to the booking at check-out.
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  • Q: What's the maximum attendees I can have at this location?

    A: Rany allows 100 attendees on location

  • Q: What types of activities are allowed at this location?

    A: Rany allows production, events and meetings

  • Q: How many square feet is the location?

    A: Downtown Open Concept Studio and Event Space is 1400 sq/ft

Featured Reviews
Jennifer Y.
11 days ago
Great location and spot for my birthday event :). The bar area was great and tables available to set up snacks and such. Easy to work with! Would 10/10 recommend!
Dolby D.
22 days ago
Rany is such an amazing host. The place is perfect for any birthday events. Host is so easy to communicate with. Would definitely come back and recommend other friends. Great place.
Crystal L.
2 months ago
Rany was an amazing host ! He showed me how everything worked and also gave me a tour of the place to show where everything was in case I needed something. Very accommodating as well ! The place was super spacious and it was like I was at the club with how the space looked like ! Would recommend anyone throwing a birthday to book this place !!
Jake E.
3 months ago
I recently had the pleasure of hosting my surprise engagement party at Rany's incredible venue, and I cannot express how grateful I am for the great experience he provided. From the moment I reached out to Rany about using his venue, he was nothing but accommodating and eager to assist in any way possible. His communication was prompt and friendly, immediately putting me at ease during the planning process. The venue itself was a gem. It was clean, he allowed us to beautifully decorate it, and had a great ambiance that set the perfect mood for the engagement party. Rany clearly takes pride in maintaining his space, and it showed in every corner. Thanks to Rany's support and the incredible atmosphere he provided, our engagement party was an absolute success. Our friends and family were blown away by the venue and the entire experience, and it's a day we will cherish forever. If you're considering hosting any special event, I wholeheartedly recommend Rany's venue. His dedication, flexibility, and warm hospitality are unparalleled, and I am forever grateful to him for helping me create the perfect surprise engagement party for my now-fiancé. Thank you, Rany, for turning our dream engagement into a reality. You are a true gem in the world of hosting, and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. With Sincere gratitude, -Jake
Liz N.
3 months ago
The place is amazing for parties. Has cool lights & great features. It also had an awesome sound system that our DJ was able to use. I was particularly impressed with how accommodating the host was! Rany was really quick to answer my questions & also was so kind to help us bring stuff into the venue - truly appreciated his help. The night was a great success & I recommend this place to anyone!
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