The Best Wedding Locations in Victoria

This year has been a little stressful for all Australians, but none more so than our dear Victorians. Usually the hardest decisions you make during wedding planning is the flavour of the cake or the carefully considered seating arrangements of your family members. But none of this can compare to the giant (global pandemic sized) spanner thrown into the wedding plans of our 2020 bride-to-be’s. The good news? You survived lockdown together and still want to marry each other.

Now that restrictions have eased your dream wedding is in the not so (socially) distant future. Although we’ve had to stay in our homes for the past couple of months, chances are your loungeroom isn’t what you had in mind for your dream wedding venue. So, it’s time to get off the couch and venture into the great outdoors to find your dream location. Dust-off that wedding planner because we’ve comprised a list of the best wedding locations in Victoria.

The Wool Mill, Brunswick East

Nothing says inner-city Melbourne more than a chic, industrial venue hidden down one of the city’s iconic laneways. With high-ceilings, natural lighting and exposed beams this space is the perfect blank canvas for the wedding of your dreams. The vast venue can accommodate the ceremony and reception with capacity of up to 200 guests. With an in-house planning service this location is just waiting to be transformed into your perfect space.

Location: indoor

Party Size: Up to 200 guests

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The George Ballroom, St Kilda

If your love story is one for the history books then you need the location to match! The George Ballroom is a heritage building full of charm and romance. With stunning period detailing, high ceilings and plenty of natural sunlight this venue is a dream come true. The venue can house the reception and the ceremony, so there’s no need to stress about Melbourne’s infamously unpredictable weather. You can celebrate with up to 200 guests as your fairy-tale becomes a part of this building’s history forever.

Location: indoor

Party Size: Up to 200 guests

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Campbell Point House, Leopold

Elegance, sophistication and luxury is how many brides would describe their dream wedding. If this is exactly what you envision you cannot go passed Campbell Point House on the Bellarine Peninsula. The estate is surrounded by perfectly manicured gardens and overlooks the spectacular Lake Conneware. This private hotel and restaurant offer multiple event spaces for all party sizes, indoor and outdoor. What’s more, your guests can stay in the stunning hotel facilities with packages including next day breakfast options. You and your guests will feel relaxed and indulged at this breath-taking location.

Location: indoor and outdoor

Party Size: Up to 100 guests

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The Riverstone Estate, Yarra Valley

Say ‘I do’ in front of the picturesque hills of the Yarra Valley ranges. The Riverstone Estate is located on the bank of the Yarra River in Victoria’s iconic wine region. The surrounding vineyards create an idyllic backdrop for your vows while the homestead offers the ultimate reception space (and rainy-day alternative). Featuring Bluestone and stunning reclaimed timber, the function spaces offer rustic charm. Your guests will enjoy local produce and wines as they soak in the stunning countryside views.

Location: indoor and outdoor

Party Size: Enquiry needed

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Mewburn Park Homestead, Gippsland

If you dream of a serene country escape, then this may be the venue for you. Mewburn Park Homestead is nestled into one of Victoria’s premium food and wine regions. The estate is filled with heritage charm with a colonial homestead and historic stables on site. Multiple indoor and outdoor locations are available for both ceremony and reception. Whether in one of the heritage buildings or dining under the stars in their spacious, clear-view marquee, this will be a location your guests will never forget.

Location: indoor and outdoor

Party Size: Enquiry needed

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Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula

Exchange vows surrounded by lush gardens and rolling vineyards at this idyllic venue. Located on the Mornington Peninsula Lindenderry offer a range of stunning ceremony locations across the 30-acres estate. Your guests will enjoy seasonal produce and local wines whilst taking in this picture-perfect location. The country style hotel can house the reception party and also offers accommodation options for up to 40 guests.

Location: indoor and outdoor

Party Size: Enquiry needed

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Immerse Winery, Yarra Valley

Perhaps a traditional chapel wedding is what you dream of for your special day. If this is the case, we urge you to take a look at Immerse Winery in the picturesque Yarra Valley. This 49-acre property features vast vineyards, rose gardens and tranquil lakes - ensuring you won’t be short of photo-ops! In the middle of the estate is a contemporary wooden chapel with stunning high ceilings and a mirrored glass façade. Surrounded by gorgeous local produce and wines your guests will have an unforgettable experience.

Location: indoor and outdoor

Party Size: Up to 220 guests

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We hope you’re feeling inspired to head back out into the big wide world and plan your dream wedding! From lush green countryside, industrial-chic warehouses, historic ballrooms or sea-side mansions Victoria certainly has a lot to offer. What’s more, these locations have packages to suit weddings of all shapes and sizes. After the year that has been, we are sure your guests will be overjoyed to celebrate your love story at any of these stunning destinations. If you’re looking to keep the inspiration flowing why not check out The Best Wedding Blogs of 2020 for more ideas on how to celebrate your big day.

By Teaghan Scott