Top 30 Wedding Ceremony Venues in Melbourne

Top 30 Wedding Ceremony Venues in Melbourne

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Oh, congratulations! So you’ve gotten interested and are now scouring the internet, bridal magazines and endless wedding blogs eagerly to find THE ideal Melbourne wedding venue. Great news! If your search has led you here then you are in for a treat.

The best place to start is to find the ideal wedding venue, as it will determine the size of your guest list and set the stage for the theme of your wedding. So take a look at the fabulous Melbourne wedding venues described here.

Here are a few great short cuts to our most famous location search in Melbourne for people planning weddings.

1. Ultima Function Centre 

This wedding ceremony and reception venue in Keilor, Victoria, is perfect for those couples who host large and intimate wedding parties. Plus, in their ballroom, they have a large dance floor that also features floor-to-ceiling windows and plenty of natural and overhead lighting. The Ballroom, Brimbank (cocktail lounge), Savoy, and Astoria offer four rooms.

With the freedom of choice with multiple function rooms and spaces on the various themes and ideas,  we offer unique party, event celebration. This sets us apart from the other stand alone function venues available in Melbourne.

2.  Witchmount Estate Function & Co

In Digger’s Rest, Victoria, this beautiful estate can be found and offers several choices for your marriage ceremony and reception. By the tiered waterfall, under one of their many arches (Bridal, Horseshoe, Wine Garden), or under the trees, you may perform your ceremony. This family-owned vineyard is only 40 minutes from Melbourne, and their hire packages start at $1,500 and dinner packages start at $85 per head. 

3. The Russo Estate

In Diggers Rest, Victoria, this beautiful estate can be found and offers several choices for your marriage ceremony and reception. By the tiered waterfall, under one of their many arches (Bridal, Horseshoe, Wine Garden), or under the trees, you may perform your ceremony. This family-owned vineyard is only 40 minutes from Melbourne, and their hire packages start at $1,500 and dinner packages start at $85 per head.

4. The Ivory Elsternwick

The Ivory, which is a dream come true for those brides and couples searching for something classically romantic for their wedding ceremony and reception, can be found in Elsternwick, Victoria. The ballroom is ideal for your formal seated dinner reception of up to 350 guests, and surrounds a large dance floor where you can highlight your movements!

5. Avalon Castle

If your heart is sent to this fairy-tale wedding of your childhood dreams, look no further than Cockatoo, Victoria’s Avalon Castle. The walls of the castle are draped in delicate ivy, and the gardens are well-tended and manicured, ideal for your bridal photography. With your ceremony in the garden gazebo or chapel (with stained glass) and your reception on the floor in the dining room, this wedding venue will host up to 120 guests.

6. Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Consider the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, Victoria, for those couples who are searching for a ceremony and reception venue that provides everything including spacious accommodation for you and your guests. You know you’re in good hands as soon as you step into the elegant foyer. There are a whopping 15 event spaces, including the Savoy and Mayfair Ballrooms, that you can select for your wedding ceremony and/or reception. On the rose-garden terrace, up against the Georgian architecture, iceberg flowers, and wisteria arbours, you may perform your ceremony.

7. Wattle Park Chalet Surrey Hills

You can find this venue and wedding planning facility in Melbourne, Victoria, between the Hercules and Damper Creeks, in Wattle Park. A listed heritage site, the Chalet boasts 137 acres of magnificent grounds, including a private garden that is suitable for pictures of your wedding day or your ceremony.

8. ZINC at Federation Square

This Melbourne, Victoria event room and design service is committed to helping you organise and host the wedding of your dreams. They create small and big weddings and have experience with a range of customs and cultures, so you can be sure that they can support you with anything they also deliver different menus, like Asian banquets and menus from Kosher!

9. Showtime Events Centre

There is a lovely wedding reception venue in South Wharf, Victoria, which is also on the banks of the Yarra River. You can be sure we’re not leading you astray here ladies, this venue has won the award of Australia’s Best Reception Venue, and it’s not a surprise.

10. Vigano Farm

Farm Vigano is one of our favourite wedding venues in the Melbourne area, situated in South Morang, Victoria. The Grand Dining Lounge, Gala Room, or Italian Terrace will host your wedding reception. If you’re looking for a European class wedding venue with a hint of country charm, and you love Italian cuisine, this is for you!

11. Brookwood Receptions

Thomastown, Victoria’s Brookwood Receptions provides two wedding reception areas for your wedding celebrations, the Nova Room and The Ballroom, with room for up to 550 guests. They also have a team of seasoned coordinators who are willing to assist you with every aspect of preparing your wedding. We love that when your guests arrive, they also serve free snacks and drinks in their foyer, which is great for cocktails as they wait for you to take your wedding shot.

12. The Melbourne Zoo

For a wedding ceremony and reception place, a zoo may not be your first preference, but think again! There are many breathtaking locations at the Melbourne Zoo in Noble Park, Victoria, like the lovely Butterfly House or in the bamboo forest. They also offer a squad, including coordinators and stylists, of wedding planners. If you get married in the spring, you need to take some pictures of the cherry trees in bloom.

13. Two Ton Max

If you are searching for an urban warehouse location that can be transformed and personalised to your exact specifications, then Two Ton Max is ideal for you in North Melbourne, Victoria. This is the blank canvas you dreamed of and it comes with a full-service kitchen, a marble counter, and air conditioning. For those planning afternoon activities, the room also provides a small private garden as well as skylights that bring in natural light.

14. The Gables

This fine Victorian estate is the ideal wedding venue for a range of styles and is centrally located in East Malvern. Choose a garden ceremony, a marriage in the Gatsby style, a reception in the cocktail style, a sit-down dinner, or even a famous high tea wedding! If you opt for a cocktail-style reception or up to 120 in a more formal sit-down atmosphere, you can enjoy catering for up to 250 guests.

15. Eynesbury Homestead

Surrounded by beautiful gardens, at the end of the rainbow, the breathtaking Eynesbury Homestead rests like a pot of gold. This stunning venue has the ideal setting for your dream wedding reception and ceremony with its authentic 1870s bluestone homestead, beautiful gardens and a picturesque lake. Eynesbury Homestead provides a range of private venues for celebrations and can host sit-down weddings for 20 to 150 guests and cocktail weddings for up to 200 guests, making it suitable for weddings of all sizes. The venue is located less than a 50-minute drive west of Melbourne, making it easy for your guests to drive out of Melbourne for the day.

16. Ballara Receptions

You will find a lovely lakeside wedding venue in Eltham, Victoria, complete with a lovely gazebo, garden, or chapel for your wedding ceremony and photography. They also deliver high tea, which is suitable for receptions at lunchtime, or for your bridal shower. In their ballroom, seated dinner receptions can be arranged and are sold in three packages: silver, diamond and mid-week.

17. The Luxor Function Centre

Look no further than the Luxor of Taylors Lakes, Victoria, with its Ballroom / Alexandria room, if you and your fiancé are looking for something extremely elegant. They have experience of ethnic weddings, such as ceremonies in Asia and India. There is also a stunning grand staircase, suitable for marriage photography (check out their Facebook for examples).

18. Pier Port Melbourne

For your wedding ceremony and reception, are you looking for stunning bay views? Then the Pier of Port Melbourne, Victoria, which provides several quarters, including multiple spaces, will crash head over heels.

19. Studley Park Boathouse

Located by the Yarra River, this Kew, Victoria, wedding venue offers many locations for your wedding ceremony and reception: the Patio, Terrace, or on the Riverbank. Just imagine dancing together as a married couple, under the stars and next to the flowing river for the first time! You’ll be sorry for skipping this historic venue, with its old elm trees and beautiful surroundings.

20. Mantra Bell City

A wedding venue in Preston, Victoria, offers everything you can ask for: indoor and outdoor places, including beautiful gardens, wedding coordinators, lodging, marquee, swimming pool, catering, entertainment, and more. Bell City has it all and it begins with your ceremony at $900 and your reception at $105 per guest.

21. Tatra Receptions 

For your ceremony venue at Tatra Receptions in Mount Dandenong, Victoria, select a rustic timber chapel, a lovely wrought iron cupola, or a beautiful gazebo. Within the more than 10 acres of splendid gardens surrounded by the remarkable Dandenong Ranges forest, all of these can be found! After the ceremony, you will join up to 250 guests in the luxurious ballroom at Tatra Receptions for an unforgettable reception.

22. Encore St Kilda Beach 

A stunning beachside wedding spot, which is a must-see, is in St. Kilda, Victoria. Take pictures as your backdrop with Port Philip Bay! We love that the venue will accommodate up to 300 seated guests and provides customizable menus for your reception and wedding cocktail hour.

23. All Smiles Melbourne Waterfront 

This Docklands, Victoria wedding planning service and location provides stunning views of the waterfront and all the comfort the town has to offer. We love the high ceilings and the surrounding panoramic views, the skyline of Melbourne, and the waters from the floor to the ceiling.

24. St Andrews Conservatory

If your style is timeless and traditional, you need to check out the glass conservatory at the Hotel St. Andrews in Fitzroy, Victoria. Your guests will be impressed and jealous at the same time at this beautiful cocktail and seated wedding reception venue, and you will be so pleased to have everything taken care of by their professional wedding planner.

25. Fenix Events 

You will find Fenix Activities, a party and entertainment and wedding planning facility in Richmond, Victoria. At their beautiful waterfront location on the banks of the Yarra River, your wedding reception will be held, and you can be sure that no guests (max 300) will complain about the chicken being too dry because their food has won national awards.

26. Overnewton Castle Receptions

What could be more romantic than a wedding in a castle? In Keilor, Victoria, this picturesque wedding venue was designed all the way back between 1849 and 1859 as an amazing family home. It has been the site of thousands of captivating wedding celebrations for more than 30 years now.

27. Leonda by the Yarra

You can choose between two amazing indoor spaces at Leonda by the Yarra and one picturesque outdoor space for your venue for the ceremony. From day one of preparation, their all-inclusive package choices take all the pressure off you, so you can easily enjoy this special period completely stress-free!

28. Normanby House Reception

There is a picturesque wedding ceremony and reception venue in Thornbury, Victoria, and it’s so beautiful that you would even want to take your wedding photography here. For up to 220 guests who can enjoy a delicious catered meal and then dance their hearts out on the parquet dance floor, they can host wedding activities. 

29. RACV City Club 

In other regions and places, we have listed RACV venues a few times before, and we are mentioned again we can not help it! They are amazing locations for wedding ceremonies and receptions, and their place in Melbourne, Victoria is no exception (some awards were also won).

30. Cleveland Winery

They are so romantic and idyllic and strike the perfect balance between rustic and elegant. We love wine weddings. With its surrounding waters, rolling hills, and 100 acres of beautiful property where you can stage your wedding ceremony, this vineyard in Lancefield, Victoria, is one of our favourites because it is just so lovely.

Wrapping Up

Can’t find a great Melbourne wedding venue? We are constantly expanding our directory of venues, so if you can not find the perfect venue for your wedding listed on our website, but would like more advice on finding the best venue for your needs, contact our team-we have in our personal file a detailed list of the best venues in Melbourne!!

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