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Toronto plans mass wedding for World Pride

Over 100 couples to be wed at Casa Loma

Toronto welcomes World Pride 2014 next month
FRANK GUNN / THE CANADIAN PRESS

As Toronto welcomes World Pride next month, LGBTQ  couples are from around the world are being invited to a city landmark for a mass wedding.

The event will be part of 10-days of celebration for World Pride 2014, which will

On June 26, over 100 couples will be married at Casa Loma, one of the city's grandest homes and one of the only castles in North America.

It is poised to be the biggest international LGBTQ wedding in history.

It's "a one of a kind celebration of LGBT love," says city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, who along with Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly has made a video telling couples about the event.

"It's the perfect venue for this historic event," she said.

The venue will take care of things like tents, flowers, music and photographers. Couples will pay only the marriage license fee.

Same-sex marriage has been legal in Canada for almost a decade. It is one of just 16 countries around the world where it is.

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