Planning a glorious and romantic wedding day in the nation’s capital?
Hold all of your planning until you read this list of the best wedding venues in Canberra.
A gorgeous mix of sophisticated contemporary reception centres and vintage-inspired cultural landmarks, you are sure to find the venue of your dreams on this list.
Nothing but the best quality here.
Beautiful spaces with stunning surroundings, certainly. But even more than that, the venues on this list offer an exceptional level of service.
For impeccable standards, attentive staff and amazing attention to detail, these are our favourite picks.
These are the vendors for when you simply want everything already thought of and ready there for you to just experience and enjoy.
These intuitive and inspiring wedding venues in Canberra are our top choices for your perfect wedding day.
Browse through the photo galleries, but don’t linger too longover making your decision, because the best venues always book out early!
Congratulations on your engagement and all our very best wishes for an incredible wedding day.
Here is our list of the editor’s choice Top 15 Wedding Venues in Canberra!
Best Wedding Venues In Canberra
- Poachers Pantry
- Tuggeranong Homestead
- Ginninderry Homestead
- National Press Club of Australia
- Hotel Realm
- The Boat House
- Pavilion on Northbourne
- Mercure Canberra
- The Chapel at Gold Creek
Host a beautiful, luxurious wedding with a touch of flair at the Parlour. Exchange your vows under a shaded Golden Elm tree or on the sunny terrace followed by a cocktail hour and dinner fit for royalty. The Parlour is located inside the historical 1927 Hotel Acton so that you can expect marvelous photo opportunities, thanks to cosy couches, intimate settings, and natural, soft lighting. Invite up to 150 loved ones to celebrate your big day at one of the best wedding venues in Canberra. Various elegant yet affordable packages are available, including delectable catering options. The professional team promises to take care of your requests so you can enjoy a fuss-free day.
Address: 16 Kendall Ln, Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: 0262 577 325
Rustic. Intimate. Charming. A perfect venue choice for country-inspired weddings. The enticing Homestand Lawn makes for a delightful ceremony, while the country gardens and landscape vineyards create an awe-inspiring setting for your wedding photographs. Spend your big day in a serene ambience while sipping homemade wine and indulging in delectable canapés.
Address: 431 Nanima Rd, Springrange NSW 2618
Phone: 02 6230 2487
Social: Poachers Pantry
This is an extensive, heritage-listed rural property surprisingly in the heart of Southern Canberra. Modern and convenient inside, but with a historic exterior and tranquil bush setting, you will experience the best of both worlds here.
For world-class service and quality food in generous serves, your family and friends will have the time of their lives here, and will be talking about your wedding for months afterward. The exclusive site means you don’t have to go anywhere else on your wedding day.
Address: 51 Johnson Dr, Richardson ACT 2905
Phone: 02 6292 8888
Social: Tuggeranong Homestead
Ginninderry has the look of a historic Australian homestead, but is only a few minutes from central Canberra. With wedding album opportunities across the lush gardens and natural bushland, and spectacular setting options for your ceremony, reception, drinks, dancing and so much more.
Choose between an indoor or outdoor ceremony, and all styles of reception, including formal dining, grazing platters and buffet, or even cocktails and canapes. If you are planning a rustic or vintage themed wedding, but still want the convenience of a city locality, this is the ideal venue to choose.
Address: Ginninderry Park 468 Parkwood Road (via Macgregor ACT, Wallaroo NSW 2618
Phone: 0438 547 764
Social: Ginninderry Homestead
When you want elegance and luxury, you want the National Press Club. Packed with contemporary comforts and all the latest digital and technological advances, this is a wedding venue with real ‘Wow’ factor.
Winning awards for both their food and service, this prestigious and iconic setting caters for weddings of all themes and styles, and includes assistance with every aspect of your day. Perfect for a stress-free day.
Address: 16 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6121 2199
Social: National Press Club of Australia
Five-star accommodation and exceptional food, beverages, and services combine to create a wonderful wedding venue. This has the look and feel of an intimate and boutique establishment supported by the quality and world-class standards of a global hotel chain.
For modern sophistication and effortless chic, this hotel has a unique and welcoming vibe. Weddings here are personally tailored to meet your needs, so your individual love story will be the focus of your big day.
Address: 18 National Circuit, Canberra ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6163 1888
Social: Hotel Realm
An award-winning restaurant with a simply sublime outlook, The Boat House is enchanting in all seasons. With floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the lake and private parklands, your guests will be delighted by the evening sunset and the city lights.
Minutes from the city, but miles from the world, you will feel that time has stopped, and your special day could last forever. Outstanding, warm and professional service that is tailored to craft your ideal celebration, your happiness is how they know they have done well.
Address: Grevillea Park, Menindee Dr, Barton ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6273 5500
Social: The Boat House
Exchange your wedding vows in the private seclusion of the Forest Room or celebrate this special occasion surrounded by your dearest friends and family in the effervescent Garden Atrium that serves up to 250 guests. Tropical gardens, floral motifs and an eminent Merbau Arbor create a marvellous backdrop for your big day.
Address: 242 Northbourne Ave, Dickson ACT 2602
Phone: 1800 828 000
Social: Pavilion on Northbourne
Catering up to 200 guests, Mercure ensures an unforgettable experience in their courtyard gardens. Fairy lights and white ribbons provide a whimsical aura to your special day, while cheese platters, dessert stations and chocolate fountains will satisfy your every craving. Seek inspiration with customizable cuisine stations such as Winter Warmer, Seafood Extravaganza or the ever so popular Mexican Fiesta.
Address: Corner of Ainslie &, Limestone Ave, Braddon ACT 2612
Phone: 02 6243 0000
Social: Mercure Canberra
A venue quite unlike any other, this is a stunning bluestone and timber church nestled amongst mature trees and lush green grounds. It offers a wedding day experience that combines the charm of yesterday with all of the modern standards you expect.
You can hire the Chapel just for your ceremony and photos, and move onto another location for your reception, or choose one of the comprehensive packages and host your entire celebration here.
Address: 17 O'Hanlon Pl, Nicholls ACT 2913
Phone: 0404 422 075
Social: The Chapel at Gold Creek