District 28 is a boutique Toronto-based venue located in Leslieville. The venue specializes in providing a spacious blank canvas loft perfect for creative, unique weddings. With two unique studios to choose from, as well as an in-house Screening room, Restaurant, and Reception area, District 28 can be transformed from a simple corporate meet and greet to an elegant affair.

This venue's facilities include two studios, an in-house screening room, a restaurant, and a reception area.

Studio 1 is the largest studio at District 28 and has hosted numerous Weddings, Corporate Events, Art Exhibits and Fashion Shows. Its versatile space is able to host a number of table configurations and projection set-ups, Studio 1 also has a fully functioning kitchenette, a bridal suite / green room(including a shower and vanity mirrors), four washrooms, and an easily accessible and private loading dock and dedicated street access. Studio 1 has a capacity for up to 220 guests seated with a dance floor or up to 500 guests standing.

Studio 3 features astounding natural light and a cyclorama that extends 900 square feet, this space has been used for Wedding Ceremonies, Corporate Events, Private Birthday parties, and Artist performances. Clients fall in love with Studio 3 due to its soaring ceilings and the ability to project directly onto the wall.

The screening room can be combined with the reception and bar area for wedding receptions, but on its own, it can accommodate up to 30 guests.

Room Details

Studio 1: 4,300 sq.ft / Capacity 500 standing or400 theatre style or 220 seated + dance floor
Studio 3: 1400 sq.ft. / Capacity 230 standing or 185 theatre style or 100 seated
Bar: 900 sq.ft / Capacity 150 standing or 100 theatre style or 72 seated
Bar Bistro: 1000 sq.ft / Capacity 160 Standing or 110 theatre style or 80 seated

Venue Features & Benefits

education 1

blank canvas

Versatile to accommodate any kind of event.

soring ceilings

Make this venue feel even larger

natural light

Feature an Abundance of Natural Light 



Built in 1843 to build horse drawn wagons

Screening Room

Zero gravity luxury seats & 4K Ultra HD

Expert Catering

from The District 28 Culinary Team
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Job Type: Full time, permanent
Pay: $20.50 hourly

At Chair-Man Mills, our goal is to service our clients with the highest of service. We rent
everything you could need for the event, except for the food, drink and guest. We deliver and pick up party rentals in the Toronto Area and occasionally out of town. We are a flexible and positive employer with many shifts and work schedules to suit.

Full time work is available immediately. We are seeking full G Class drivers with at least two years of straight truck experience with a clean drivers abstract.

As the driver, you will take a partner with you to assist in completing party rental deliveriesand pick ups to certain venue and residences in the greater Toronto area. Most deliveries (70%) are ground level, using a pump truck or dolly to unload. The driver partner will stabilize the skids on the tailgate while they are lowered. Most deliveries consist of glasses, and dishes; the boxes are light for the most part; tables and chairs are pre-loaded onto dollies or skids and need to be unloaded at the site and put into place. A small part of the deliveries (30%) are to docks.

There is an opportunity for overtime, especially during the peak months; one day of weekend availability is required (either Saturday or Sunday).

What we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity for growth and development
  • Friendly dispatch
  • Meeting many new people
  • Change from the traditional freight world

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit we want to hear from you!

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