The wedding of your dreams takes planning – invitations, dress, hair, makeup, flowers, cake, cars etc… Before any of these vitally important items are ticked off your list there is one that needs to be locked in – your venue.
Location, location, location.
That’s right, having everything perfect for your day starts with the where and when…
That moment you become husband and wife will be etched into your memory and wedding album forever. Beautiful Brisbane has some truly unforgettable wedding locations for you to choose from – check out our Top 12 Venues List…
We’ve also got you covered with our top 5 wedding reception venues in Brisbane as well.
After you have found the perfect venue, have a look at our top list on the best wedding photographers in Brisbane. It’s always a good idea to book everything early!
Wedding Venues In Brisbane – Our Top 12 Wedding Ceremony Venues
Eves On The River | Newstead
The best of both worlds, Eves On The River offers absolute waterfront garden style weddings against the stunning backdrop of the Brisbane River. They are committed to a very simple philosophy for your wedding – It’s all about you.
An abundance of options awaits you at this venue. All aspects of your wedding or commitment ceremonies, reception, hen’s night and bridal shower can be designed to your particular tastes and no request is too difficult.
A wedding ceremony package on the banks of the river as well as upgrade packages and additional extras for your big day are available.
Customs House | CBD
Located centrally within the University of Queensland Campus this nineteenth century heritage icon with grand Corinthian columns and elegant atmosphere is a unique and unforgettable venue.
Wedding Ceremonies are performed on the Riverside Terrace overlooking the Brisbane River and Story Bridge and the Art Gallery Room is an alternative during wet weather. Reception packages and event coordinators are available.
At $2000 for a one hour wedding ceremony, Customs House offers a truly memorable and romantic experience for the day you exchange vows with your beloved.
Courthouse Restaurant | Cleveland
Courthouse Restaurant simply hums with old world charm and ambiance… Established in 1853, a venue with a spectacular view of Moreton Bay that is quite literally just a step or two away from this picturesque heritage listed venue.
Panoramic water and island views will delight you and your guests during your wedding ceremony. Ceremony package includes some quality touches and the stunning manicured grounds will set the scene for your wedding photos. Award winning reception facilities located onsite.
A daytime or twilight ceremony package is $800 including exclusive use of gardens, red carpet aisle and tiffany style chairs.
Tailor your package with optional extras.
Moda Restaurant | CBD
Looking for a venue that’s stylish yet relaxed? An oasis in the heart of Brisbane, Moda promises an intimate sanctuary for your nuptials in a boutique venue.
Imagine a fully tailored wedding ceremony to suit your every desire for your wedding day. Chef Javier Codina can provide an inspired yet rustic menu for your reception and staff can cater for cosy to extensive gatherings… So invite all the cousins!
Pricing is dependent on your requirements but essentially, depending on your budget – the sky’s the limit when it comes to imagining your dream wedding.
Topiaries | Samford
Set the scene – A gorgeous hill top gazebo in the shade of a 110 year old majestic Moreton Bay Fig tree overlooking the Samford Valley. Every day is the perfect day to be married at Topiaries.
Not your cup of tea? That’s ok because you can choose to have your ceremony wherever you like. With exclusive use of all function rooms, gardens and grounds when booking for 80 or more guests on Saturdays. Cocktail style or elegant seated receptions can be arranged.
You must attend an interview with a wedding coordinator to attain pricing information for this venue but with such a stunning view and facilities this location is definitely worth a visit to view.
Glengariff | Kings Scrub
Glengariff is multi award winning venue that is nothing less than awe inspiring. A historical family estate that was previously a vineyard and winery, the owners and venue staff take immense pride in all aspects of this exceptional property.
Breathtaking mountain views, formal gardens and classical stone arbours will have you swept up in the romance on the terrace whilst you exchange vows. A Minimum 40 guests for weekdays and more for weekends is required but has the capacity and staff to cater to a gala celebration for up to 200.
Ceremony packages start from $650. Silk floral arrangements and drinks on arrival for your guests are a lovely touch to your special day.
Ocean View Estates | Ocean View
Vows in the Vineyard? A tranquil and relaxed venue among the rolling hills of Ocean View Estates, just 45km’s from Brisbane. Ocean View have proudly won many tourism awards.
Ceremonies in a beautiful setting that allows you and your guests to enjoy the true spirit of the occasion and staff who will go above and beyond to assist you in your needs. Additional services include accommodation, restaurant and food & wine tours.
Anywhere on the estate a ceremony will set you back $400.
Should you prefer the purpose built gazebo for your vows the fee is $500 with many additional options to personalise your experience.
Long Pocket | Indooroopilly
Take a swing at this venue… Long Pocket is a championship golf course location with modern clubhouse and prestigious surrounds. Steeped in tradition, this is a truly enviable and easily accessible location.
Onsite wedding ceremonies are held within the grounds of the golf club. Package includes sun shades, red carpet and water station for your guests. Glorious photo opportunites on the golf course fairways and various reception rooms depending on your guest numbers. Staff can offer full wedding planning to ease your stress levels.
$650 will secure you a stunning garden wedding in the mid afternoon. A wet weather option is available.
Bundaleer | Brookfield
Meaning “amongst the trees”, Bundaleer is a magical rainforest. Set on 4 acres of lush, exquisite gardens you will be transported to another world. Another world that is conveniently located only 20 minutes drive from Brisbane City CBD.
Staff feel privileged and excited to play a part in your wedding day. You have the option of Three locations for your ceremony…
The Waterfall Deck, Treegroves Area and the Jacaranda Tree. For the old school/retro couples they specialise in vintage weddings with all the traditional trimmings.
Two hour wedding (ceremony only) – $1,250 – this price includes photos within the gardens of Bundaleer. Discounts apply when booking both ceremony and reception at the rainforest gardens.
Reid’s Place | Scarborough
Reid’s Place is famous for its glorious gardens, vintage wedding car, gorgeous chapel and superb location. Beth and Rob Reid have operated the venue from their home for many years for the simple reason – They are old romantics.
Stress free for you! That is the aim for all ceremonies with a choice of 3 ceremony styles to suit your plans. Beth and Rob will go above and beyond to ensure your ceremony flows and is enjoyed by all. Additional pampering, slumber party, wedding night and B&B packages can be booked in.
Reid’s ceremony packages include many extra’s and will set you back $2,200 for the classic. Want someone to do all or most of the work for you? You can arrange this by booking the ultimate wedding day experience package for $6,600.
Shafston Weddings | Kangaroo Point
Say “I Do” on this absolutely magnificent property featuring the third oldest home in Brisbane with Shafston Weddings. Graceful and beautifully landscaped there is not a square inch that isn’t tenderly cared for by the dedicated staff.
Classic/formal or relaxed/casual ceremonies are both catered to at this spectacular venue. The sandstone outdoor terrace and gazebo are perfectly framed with manicured gardens making a stunning backdrop for your wedding day photos. Bride or Groom’s arrival and/or departure by boat is also an option.
Tours of the property are welcomed. Prices will vary depending on requirements and dates, best to contact the venue for an appointment and discuss your needs.
Light Space | Fortitude Valley
Did you say you want funky? Something different? Sure no problem. Lightspace is a revolutionary idea – A boutique venue hatched in a converted warehouse that can be adjusted and decorated to suit just about any theme you can create.
Exclusive use of the main warehouse, lounge bar and outdoor terrace are included in all bookings. Essentially, this venue is a blank canvas, where you can create your entire wedding ceremony environment from scratch. For your convenience, the wedding reception can be held onsite too.
Due to the nature of the venue, you would need to contact the venue to discuss your requirements and wedding day vision to gain an accurate quote… and perhaps some inspired ideas. The possibilities truly are endless – you’re only limited by your imagination!
Wedding Reception Venues In Brisbane – Our Top 5 Wedding Locations In Brisbane
Your first evening as husband and wife is one of the most important and memorable days of your life… You’ve got your soul mate by your side, so what else would make it a perfect beginning?
How about, gorgeous views, fantastic food and great company?
But how to achieve this? Well, obviously, you’ve got the great company covered – Check! The rest is all about finding the ideal place for the wedding reception and Oh Boy has the beautiful City of Brisbane got it covered.
Moda Events | Hamilton
Moda Events is contemporary, Cosmopolitan and Chic… Located on the top floor of the state-of-the-art Brisbane Cruise Ship Terminal at
Portside Wharf. Elevated waterfront views extending to Mt Cootha allow you to watch the sunset from the reception room private balcony. Winners of the RCQ Best Wedding Caterer Award.
Big White Wedding or Intimate gathering? No matter your preference Moda offer impeccable 5 Star service for every aspect involved. Facilities are available for a gala dinner for up to 400 or a cocktail celebration for 800 guests. Award winning chef Stephen Nardo adjusts the menu regularly to take advantage of quality seasonal produce.
$97 – $112 per person menu options. A handy list of sample costs and inclusions for the reception and additional extras can be found on the website which makes the planning process much simpler especially when sticking to a budget.
Emporium Hotel | Fortitude Valley
Emporium Hotel is a luxury award winning boutique hotel venue located in Brisbane’s stylish entertainment district. Mere minutes to the city centre. Committed to the “Surprise and Delight” of their guests and creating enchanting memories that last forever.
The Exclusive Frangipani Ballroom (sounds divine, right?) can seat up to 150 guests for your reception or up to a 270 strong cocktail crowd. Your wedding package includes a coordinator to meticulously arrange and customise the décor and menu to ensure a truly unforgettable evening. They can also point you towards quality wedding suppliers for all you nuptial needs.
Quotes and wedding collection kits are available on request. Discount accommodation rates apply for all guests and for the happy couple… Your wedding night accommodation is complimentary. Lucky You!!!
The Landing at Dockside | Kangaroo Point
The Landing At Dockside is erched at the edge of the Dockside marina, on the Brisbane River, this premier venue showcases Brisbane beautifully.
Understanding that every couple has a different vision and budget for their special day, they specialise in creating packages to suit distinct style and tastes.
The garden, River or Harbour rooms are allocated for receptions with a capacity of 30 – 600 guests. Get a tailored package or the staff can design the entire celebration for you. Wedding party and guests can arrive by boat and enjoy drinks under twinkling fairy lights on the terrace.
What’s your flavour package?… Cocktail receptions – “Love” $105 per person – “Romance” $125 per person. Sit down meals – “Bliss” $130 per person – “Eternity” – $180 per person.
Royal on the Park | CBD
Royal On The Park is an iconic hotel full of tradition, elegance and contemporary style. With unique views over the City Botanic Gardens guests will experience a tranquil retreat right in the middle of the city.
Outstanding 576sqm grand ballroom styled to your liking by the award winning business, “Beautiful Weddings”. Want your favourite foods? They are more than happy to create a new menu to suit your personal tastes.
Costs begin at $119 – $158 per person and can be fully customised to suit your wishes for your perfect day. Minimum guest numbers apply.
Riverlife – Lower River Terrace, Brisbane
Find your fairytale as this exclusive waterfront location. Utilising the Brisbane River as its backdrop, the million-dollar views are sure to impress your guests.
An unbelievable, six, reception locations are available with Riverlife, with the capacity for 12 – 1000 guests. All-in-one packages can be booked.
BYO is allowed. Unfortunately, there is no onsite parking but several parking options are within 1 kilometer.
Reception package prices range from $74- $182 per person dependent on numbers and menu selected. An additional fee of up to $650 is applied if you wish to have your ceremony onsite. Specials – 10% off for receptions held Monday-Thursday.
If you are looking for a budget or cheap wedding venues in Brisbane, we have you covered, garden wedding venues in Brisbane, check, small wedding venues in Brisbane, check, extravagant wedding venues, check, classic wedding venues, check and we have even got you covered for the wedding reception venue as well.
If you are already hitched, let us know in the comments below where you got married and what the experience was like, I’m sure our readers would love to know!
All information & pricing above was correct at time of publishing.
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