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 17 Wedding Venues in Canberra
Best Wedding Venues In Canberra
- Tuggeranong Homestead
- The Boat House
- Hyatt Hotel Canberra
- The Chapel at Gold Creek
- Mercure Canberra
- Royal Canberra Golf Club
- Ginninderry Homestead
- Poachers Pantry
- Hellenic Club of Canberra
- Hotel Realm
- Pavilion on Northbourne
- The Deck at Regatta Point
- The Abbey
- QT Canberra
- National Press Club of Australia
- Hotel Kurrajong Canberra
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
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
This venue offers heritage-inspired five-star luxury, for the couple who only want the finest things in life. Choose from a range of versatile spaces all delivering a reception experience of opulent interior design, exemplary service,and gourmet food and wine.
With accommodation for all of your guests, this is a comfortable and welcoming venue with all of the modern amenities you will need. This must be what it feels like to marry royalty!
Address: 120 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra ACT 2600
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
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
Tucked away within the magnificent Westbourne Woods Arboretum is a treasure trove of spaces and secrets for your magical wedding day. Boasting lake views, luxuriant lawns, stone bridges and ambling creeks, this is an idyllic setting for photos, drinks and canapes on the lawn, or whatever your dream day might entail.
With formal dining rooms for dinner and dancing, they have thought of everything here.
Address: 71 Bentham St, Yarralumla ACT 2600
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
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
A multi-purpose venue fit for all your needs. Whether you’re seeking a glamorous ballroom reception or perhaps a more intimate setting, the Hellenic Club will make your wedding day remarkable. Couples who are looking for a grandiose wedding can accommodate up to 800 guests in this spectacular, royal venue. An ideal spot for the future king and queen.
Address: Matilda St, Phillip ACT 2606
From elegant garden ceremonies and traditional rural receptions to cosy winter weddings, Goolabri is here to make all your dreams come true. The quintessential atmosphere of the surrounding natural splendour will create a perfect fairy-tale setting for your wedding. A winding tree-lined path, chosen aesthetics, historic timber beams and a stunning outlook simply add to that traditional backdrop.
Address: 202 Goolabri Dr, Sutton NSW 2620
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
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
Those looking for a picturesque venue should look no further than The Deck at Regatta Point. A venue overlooking Lake Burley Griffin & Commonwealth Park caters to your dreams with dazzling twilights and starry evenings. Put a twist to your big day with colourful cocktails, a donut wall or a piquant grazing table. If you’re looking for more control over your wedding, The Deck gives you all the freedom to tailor this event to meet your heart’s desire.
Address: Barrine Dr, Parkes ACT 2600
Astounding spaces and endless, expert hospitality abound at The Abbey. This is a gorgeous and versatile restaurant and stunning function centre. Catering up to 250 for a sit-down dinner, or 400 for a cocktail party, all styles of wedding days will be perfectly looked after here.
Choose from the Rose Garden courtyard to the dining room with cathedral style ceilings and the backdrop of the extraordinary Roslyn Organ, and many more spaces. Talk to their events team today.
Address: O'Hanlon Pl, Nicholls ACT 2913
QT Canberra is a luxury boutique hotel perfect for the unique couple who want a day with a difference. From the suave speakeasy-inspired bar to the indulgent lounge and other versatile spaces, your wedding can be intimate or extravagant or anything in between. But it will never be boring.
Offering over 200 designer-outfitted guest suites, everyone can stay and play here.
Address: 1 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601
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
If there is one word to describe the property of the Hotel Kurrajong it’s certainly majestic. Originally opened in 1926, the hotel recently underwent a refurbishment, giving a modern, fresh vibe to the already established magnificent venue. Accommodating up to 350 guests, it is a perfect setting for a classic, time-honoured wedding. A refined bridal suite, deep verandas and graceful design features certainly put a spin to the old rhyme of something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.
Address: 8 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600