The Darling Downs region of Queensland is a hidden gem of a location for weekend getaways and romantic events – perfect for weddings!

The lush and naturally beautiful landscape is home to some wonderful gourmet food and award-winning wine venues, making it a must-inspect if you are planning your coming nuptials.

Weddings in this region are simply beautiful – elegant and sophisticated yet relaxed and fun at the same time. The wedding reception venues in Toowoomba on this list are guaranteed to host a uniquely personal celebration for you that you will never forget.

In no particular order, here we list the editor’s choice Top 10 Wedding Reception Venues in Toowoomba

1. All Seasons Function Centre

Address: 302 North St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350

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The lovely staff at this venue have looked after thousands of weddings, bringing an experience that you can completely trust. With immaculate service, attention to detail, gourmet food and a state of the art facility, your day will be stress-free when you book a wedding here. Choose from a range of menus, styles,and packages to suit every budget.

Capacity: 200

Type of Venue: Restaurant

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2. Gabbinbar Homestead

Address: 344 Ramsay St, Middle Ridge QLD 4350

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This historic homestead surrounded by acres of lush gardens has won awards for its incredible food and next-level wedding receptions. Over 150 years old, the lovely homestead was recently refurbished to become one of the state’s premier venues for exquisite celebrations. You book the whole magnificent estate for your event, with a range of spaces, locations and stunning settings for all the important parts of your day.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic, Garden, Restaurant

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3. Inbound Brasserie and Café

Address: Toowoomba Railway Station, Railway St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350

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This is truly a venue with a difference. A historic elegant railway station that has been transformed into a beautiful restaurant and event space, your wedding day will be a unique experience at Inbound. The incredible food and event staff will plan everything perfectly, leaving you stress-free and completely indulged.

The venue offers a range of stunning locations for your ceremony and offers big Wow factor for your reception (canapes on the platform, anyone?). You are in excellent hands here.

Capacity: 200

Type of Venue: Historic, Restaurant

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4. Preston Village Chapel & Manor

Address: 330 Preston Boundary Rd, Top Camp QLD 4352

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Another of Toowoomba’s gorgeous old properties, Preston Manor will have you falling in love all over again. Nestled in native bushland and surrounded by breathtaking views of the ranges, this graceful and sophisticated homestead has been reborn into one of the most romantic event settings we have ever seen. The rustic chapel is ideal for unforgettable ceremonies and is just the beginning of the special treats this place has in store.

Capacity: 150

Type of Venue: Historic, Rustic

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5. Ravensbourne Escape

Address: 3143 Esk Hampton Rd, Ravensbourne QLD 4352

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Ravensbourne is a beautiful accommodation setting on top of the world, with luxury residences for your entire guest group to stay in. Their wedding receptions are hosted in the restaurant or you can select an immaculately appointed marquee, for all sizes and styles of wedding days. This peaceful venue can house your whole wedding weekend in relaxation and comfort.

Capacity: 150

Type of Venue: Garden, Restaurant

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6. Preston Peak Functions

Address: 430 Preston Boundary Rd, Preston QLD 4352

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For gourmet foodie and wine lover couples, as well as those who love rustic refinement, we introduce you to Preston Peak Winery. The space has a welcoming yet elegant décor which embraces your guests and invites them into a celebration of love and luxury. Prepare for your day in their bridal cottage, and then choose from a number of different spaces and backdrops, with sweeping views across the mountains, for all the special parts of an unforgettable day.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Winery

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7. Branell Homestead

Address: 12 Paroz Rd, Laidley QLD 4341

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This stylish and friendly bed and breakfast offers the perfect space for intimate country weddings. Their picturesque setting will fill your wedding album with lovely backdrops including unrivalled views across the Lockyer Valley. This is a DIY event space so you can bring in your choice of stylist and caterers, and set up the wedding pavilion to reflect your individual dream wedding day. Their experienced coordinators will guide you every step of the way.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic, Country

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8. Picnic Point

Address: Top of the range 164 Tourist Road Toowoomba QLD 4350

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This venue is one of tranquil surroundings, stunning scenery and romantic moments. The experienced staff is dedicated to crafting idyllic days perfectly tailored to each bridal couple. The venue has on offera number of indoor and outdoor spaces for your day, but we highly recommend the outdoor ceremony if weather permits – the outlook is simply outstanding.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Restaurant, Garden

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9. City Golf Club

Address: 254 South St, South Toowoomba QLD 4350

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When you want elegance but are restricted by a budget, you will find the packages and menus on offer here more than enough. With function rooms overlooking the lush golf greens, your guests will be looked after in all weather.

The friendly and professional staff love making wedding dreams come true, and whether you have a formal sit-down affair, cocktails,and canapes or even a fun buffet, you will be delighted by the service and the food.

The adjoining motel offers luxury accommodation for all of your guests as well.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Golf club

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10. Silver Ridge Weddings

Address: 344 Ramsay St, Middle Ridge QLD 4350

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This is a purpose-built venue for dream wedding days. Offering picture-perfect views across Tabletop Mountain, when you set your special day here you will have everything covered. With a selection of indoor and outdoor ceremony options as well as innumerable backdrops for those all-important wedding photos, this is an exclusive and private space.

Not set up for formal sit-down receptions, but perfect for lighter options including morning or afternoon tea.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Garden

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Final Thoughts

Toowoomba is an easy 90-minute drive from Brisbane, and opens up the gateway to stunning Western Queensland. It also receives direct flights from major cities across Australia, so is relatively easy to get to from everywhere.

Weather-wise, it is vastly different from most of Queensland, and has four wonderful and varied seasons to experience. Perched on top of a mountain range means that it is lovely and cool even in summer, which is the best time to hold your wedding there.

A magnificent food, wine and coffee destination, your wedding guests will love a weekend away here (and probably won’t want to return home!)

 

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