There are not many venues where you can literally get married on the water with stunning views of the Trinity Inlet and beyond. From canapes to food stations and sit down meals, let your vision come to life with the full hire of Salt House, with unsurpassed views of the Cairns Marina and Trinity inlet, your wedding celebration is sure to hit the mark.
Brisbane has some amazing wedding venues. From beautiful riverfront settings, to gorgeous garden locations, all in one venues with accommodation, and impressive ballrooms! Here’s our list of the best wedding venues in the Brisbane.
Victoria Park is a stunning venue located on the north side that reflects the essence of Australian wedding luxury. Celebrate under sparkling chandeliers with magical views of Brisbane’s city skyline and golf course rolling greens. All of Victoria Park’s wedding spaces feature private bars and exclusive outdoor terraces, perfect for entertaining your loved ones.
Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, impress your guests with 180 degree views of the Brisbane River from the Story Bridge down to the Kangaroo Point cliffs providing the ultimate backdrop for your ceremony and reception. Blackbird Private Dining and Events offer flexible food and beverage packages and aim to be all inclusive.
Mr & Mrs G Riverbar is an outstanding CBD setting for the perfect wedding celebration. This Brisbane riverfront bar can accommodate small groups of 10 for a sit down affair, or gatherings of up to 100 for lavish cocktail functions. You can secure the whole venue, or they can cordon off an area to suit the size of your party.
The Lushington is a 1920’s event hall, which has been lovingly restored to create the perfect location to host your wedding reception. This art deco warehouse features exposed brick walls, original timber posts, four metre high ceilings and polished concrete floors, delivering rich atmosphere and timeless appeal. The space can be configured to suit just about any event; from small, intimate sit-down receptions to stylish cocktail parties, large banquets.
With a sophisticated and luxurious Caribbean resort feel, Mon Komo Hotel provides the perfect mix of friendliness, tranquillity and relaxation in an elegant and refined beachside setting. Be indulged with the best of everything just the way you would like it; menus to tantalise your tastebuds, modern audio visual equipment, a stunning contemporary setting, dedicated bridal room with ensuite, and beautiful private pre-reception foyer with breath-taking views over Moreton Bay.
Boulevard Gardens is a Brisbane wedding venue prestigiously situated next to the Brisbane River. This secluded settings features gorgeous courtyards surrounded by blooming gardens, trickling water fountain and cascading water feature, all help to create an unforgettably romantic setting in which to enjoy pre-dinner cocktails for your wedding. Boulevard Gardens cater for all styles of weddings, with various menu and budget options – there is something for everyone.
Enjoy the elegance of colonial Queensland, featuring sweeping verandahs, stained glass windows, glittering chandeliers and ornate pressed metal ceilings as the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. United Service Club Queensland prides itself on providing the highest standard of service. Your guests will enjoy fine dining, silver service and exquisite cuisine complemented by carefully selected wines and beverages from the Club’s extensive cellar.
Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens is an unique award-winning rainforest setting so close to the city. Ceremonies can be held beside the meandering stream or beside the majestic trees in the Tree Grove. Enjoy relaxed canapés with a stringed trio or a jazz band in a special area dedicated to you and your guests before you sit down for dinner or lunch. Reception options include the fairy lit Treetops room surrounded by green leafy trees or a spectacular white silk-lined marquee lit by romantic candelabra, towering chandeliers and fairy lights.
Fix Restaurant offers a quality in fine food and beverage that surpasses the traditional. Featuring an artistic décor and a personalised approach to food and beverage they strive to offer a level of opulence and sophistication, making the Port Office Hotel a unique wedding reception venue. Located in Brisbane’s Heritage Quarter and adjacent to the Botanical Gardens and Brisbane River, the Port Office Hotel offers exquisite photography opportunities.
Glengariff Historic Estate is only 45 mins from Brisbane CBD, but feels a world away. Enjoy full exclusivity of the property and escape to a world of extravagance. This celebrated venue is a photographer’s paradise with its endless photo opportunities of over 30 different locations including the garden rooms, the vineyards, the lake, jetty, waterfall, rustic barn and classical stone arbours to name just a few.
Jimbour is a countryside estate, homestead, and garden wedding venue located in the Darling Downs region of outback Australia. The historical homestead nestled amongst stunning gardens and sweeping pastoral plains exudes a sense of grandeur that befits an occasion as life defining as your wedding.
When looking for the perfect wedding venue on the Gold Coast to celebrate your special day, multi-award winning Waterside Events at Currumbin RSL, situated on the Currumbin Creek offers a variety of spaces available for your ceremony and reception. Waterside Events can cater to any wedding style and are open to all types of unique and traditional celebrations.
The Lushington is a 1920’s event hall, which has been lovingly restored to create the perfect location to host your wedding. This art deco warehouse features exposed brick walls, original timber posts, four metre high ceilings and polished concrete floors, delivering rich atmosphere and timeless appeal. With the atmosphere set, The Lushington provides a backdrop that can be styled to your own unique taste.
Mr & Mrs G Riverbar is an outstanding CBD setting for creating the perfect impression. This Brisbane riverfront bar can accommodate small groups of 10 for a sit down affair, or gatherings of up to 100 for lavish cocktail functions. You can secure the whole venue, or an exclusive area to suit the size of your party.
The Waterfront Restaurant has fast become a popular wedding destination with its endless ocean views and overlooking the world heritage listed Fraser Island. This truly unique setting along the Queensland coast has the perfect backdrop for your stunning waterfront wedding.
Amongst the flowering gardens and picturesque views, Coolibah Downs is the perfect venue for both your ceremony and reception. Enjoy on-site accommodation and dreamy photography within 10 acres of lush private grounds! Coolibah Downs is the ultimate Gold Coast venue, catering for all your needs in the one location.
Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, Blackbird Private Dining and Events has stunning 180 degree views of the Brisbane River from the Story Bridge down to the Kangaroo Point cliffs providing the ultimate backdrop for your wedding ceremony and reception. They offer flexible food and beverage packages and aim to be all inclusive.
How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Venue for your Queensland Wedding
Brisbane and Queensland has some amazing wedding venues. No matter your wedding budget or style, you’re sure to find something to suit your requirements. Go through this handy checklist then sit back, relax, and browse through our list of popular Queensland wedding venues.
- Would you like your ceremony and reception at the same location? Or different?
- How many guests would you like at your ceremony and reception? Will you have a ceremony only guest list?
- Will your wedding have a theme? A theme could be rustic, glam, indoors, outdoors, winery, destination venue, beach, etc.
- What is your budget? Will you receive any assistance from parents or relatives? Would you ask your guests to contribute cash in lieu of a gift?
- Narrow down some dates. Check with your VIP guests to see what dates they definitely wouldn’t be available for.
- Do you have any special requirements? Accessibility for guests – eg steps might be difficult for elderly. Is there enough car parks or access to transport options?
- Do you need a backup plan in case of inclement weather? Can you move your ceremony / pre-dinner drinks somewhere if the weather is not ideal?
- Reach out to a few wedding venues and check to see how well they fit your anticipated numbers, theme, and estimated budget.
- Visit your favourite venues. See if you can visit the morning of a wedding, that way you can see the venue looking absolutely amazing. Enquire about a menu tasting if you would like one.
- Review their contract. Review and make certain what is included in the package you have selected. Some venues will include entertainment, decorations and more. Other’s will let you bring in external suppliers for this, cost this out too and double check your budget.
Happy wedding planning and best wishes for a wonderful day. xx