17 of the Most Popular Venues for an Adelaide Hills Wedding (2022)

Adelaide Hills Wedding Venues

The Adelaide Hills has some amazing wedding venues. From wonderful winery settings, to beautiful garden locations, all in one venues with accommodation, the Adelaide Hills even has a castle where you can celebrate your wedding! Here’s our list of the best venues for an Adelaide Hills wedding.

Glen Ewin Estate is the perfect Adelaide Hills wedding venue for those looking for an instagrammable garden setting.

At Glen Ewin Estate your wedding will be hosted in a breathtaking garden setting, overlooking lakes and surrounded by mature trees and weeping willows. Only 4 minutes beyond the Adelaide suburbs, you will be surprised and delighted to discover such a beautiful estate so close to the city.

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Enjoy breathtaking views and amazing food at the award winning Windy Point Restaurant and Bird Box Pizzeria & Tapas.

Just 15 minutes from the heart of the city this Adelaide Hills wedding venue has an understated elegance. The menu is satisfying and robust and bursts with flavour for a memorable dining experience. In 2015 the Cafe was awarded Best Restaurant Caterer in Australia for a wedding.

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Celebrate the Adelaide Hills region and season with superb menus offering a variety of dining experiences from Maximilian Pavilion.

Only 10 minutes from the Toll Gate but seemingly a world away, be enchanted by the elegant warmth and contemporary ambience. Delight in the sweeping country views over the lawn and lake from the brand new Maximilian Pavilion, an extension of the original homestead surrounded by vineyards.

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For discerning couples, Silvestri’s of Clarendon is a high quality venue for a special Adelaide Hills wedding experience.

Set in the beautiful valley township of Clarendon, Silvestri’s is a blend of contemporary design and heritage features. This wedding venue is located in the Adelaide Hills, just 30 minutes south-east of the CBD. The property’s entrance is framed with stately wrought iron gates lending the restaurant building and its manicured gardens the presence of an exclusive private estate.

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Why have a wedding day when you can have a wedding weekend at Woodhouse in the beautiful Adelaide Hills?

Venture into the 54 hectare property, over the bridge and through gum-tree studded countryside to find your own private wedding retreat at Old Woodhouse Manor – the Crown Jewel of Piccadilly. This two story, heritage listed mansion is yours for 48 hours and is destined to provide the perfect backdrop or venue for a very special and unique Adelaide Hills wedding celebration.

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Adelaide Hills Convention Centre | Hahndorf has the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern sophistication.

Sitting atop 32 acres of manicured grounds, showcasing uninterrupted views of the Mount Lofty Ranges, the state-of-the-art Adelaide Hills Convention Centre has the class and capacity to host your entire wedding in one convenient location. 

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Only 25 minutes up the freeway in the beautiful outskirts of Littlehampton, the country experience at Littlewood Agapanthus Farm is so close to home.

Featuring stunning grounds, sweeping lawns and a crystal blue lake central to the manicured gardens and upwards of 200,000 Agapanthus. With 360 degree views of the stunning Adelaide hills farm land Littlewood Farm provides endless photo opportunities making it a spectacular location for your special day. 

Wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, corporate and private events can be held in their stunning outdoor garden settings with canapés and drinks served in a romantic pavilion.

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Templewood House is a turn of the century country lodge with endless photo opportunities.

Be mesmerised by the natural beauty of the property from the minute you arrive with the stately driveway, ancient gums, beautiful gardens and lawns with incredible 360 sunset views from the High Paddock. 

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The Bridgewater Mill is a picturesque and rural wedding venue with a sought-after rustic charm and makes a stunning location for your wedding.

Located in the heart of the Adelaide Hills, just 25 minutes from the city, the Bridgewater Mill is an iconic and truly unique venue. Built in 1860, exposed stonework, lush greenery and timber accents offer a rustic backdrop.

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The Lane Vineyard offers you a relaxed, sophisticated and intimate Adelaide Hills winery wedding venue.

After exchanging vows at one of the stunning locations on the estate, your guests can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapes on the lawn, followed by your reception in their contemporary dining room.

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The Manor Basket Range is a historic stone walled castle nestled in the Adelaide Hills!

Enjoy rambling gardens and water features and an onsite petite chapel, this is a truly unique Adelaide Hills wedding venue. Enjoy the ease of holding your ceremony and reception in the one location along onsite accommodation to make an even more relaxing and indulgent weekend escape.

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It will quite simply take your breath away… there is no wedding venue like Ukaria in the Adelaide Hills.

Your ceremony can take place in a paved amphitheatre set amongst the beautiful landscaped gardens, then take one of two choices for your reception – the relaxed, fully-enclosed alfresco area or the main hall. The main hall has a spectacular panoramic view of the gardens and rural outlook and a cathedral style roof that gives a feeling of immense space, while also being intimate.

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Less than 30 minutes from the CBD, Blackwood Golf Club is widely acknowledged as the most picturesque course in the Adelaide Hills.

The fairways, flanked by beautifully mature native and non-native trees are a stunning backdrop for both the ceremony and a reception. It is the perfect location for a romantic Adelaide Hills wedding with fabulous photo opportunities and reception facilities that will provide lasting memories of your special occasion.

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Stangate House is a National Trust property in the Adelaide Hills, nestled in the village of Aldgate.

The 1.6 hectare property features enticing and romantic gardens which literally takes your breath away. You have the unique opportunity to have exclusive use of the entire garden.

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Set amongst the magnificent heritage listed oak trees, the Wallis Auchendarroch House and Tavern offers an ideal venue for an Adelaide Hills wedding celebration.

Their award winning gardens provide a beautiful setting for your wedding ceremony whilst Auchendarroch House creates a magnificent background. They can cater from a small intimate weddings and receptions in one of the smaller rooms to a larger gathering in the stunning Robert Charles Room.

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Enjoy magical weddings at the highest point overlooking Adelaide to the sea – The Summit Cafe & Function Centre a breathtaking Adelaide Hills wedding venue!

The modern building has floor to ceiling walls of glass to allow guests to enjoy the full impact of the city and coastal views by day, the sensational sunsets and the city lights and stars at night. Chefs serve modern Australian food with an emphasis on quality local regional produce.

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Just 45 minutes from the heart of Adelaide, Longview offers you the most picturesque location for your Adelaide Hills wedding celebration.

Surrounded by beautiful vineyards, waterways and historic buildings, you will enjoy the serenity and privacy of this Adelaide Hills wedding venue. The Heritage Barn is the ideal setting for a wedding reception. Offering plenty of room for dining and dancing, the Heritage Barn can comfortably cater up to 180 guests cocktail or 150 seated.

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19 of the Most Popular Winery Wedding Venues in Adelaide and South Australia (2022)

Winery Wedding Venues in South Australia

Adelaide and regional South Australia has some amazing winery wedding venues. From rustic barns to sophisticated function rooms, gourmet meals to BYO caterer or food truck, the options are only limited by your imagination! Enjoy exclusive venue use, stunning photographic opportunities, amazing food and wine, and the luxury of spending your entire wedding day in the one location. Here’s our list of the best winery wedding venues in SA.

At Glen Ewin Estate your wedding will be hosted in a breathtaking garden setting, overlooking lakes and surrounded by mature trees and weeping willows. Only 4 minutes beyond the Adelaide suburbs, you will be surprised and delighted to discover such a beautiful Estate so close to the city.

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Only 10 minutes from the Toll Gate but seemingly a world away, be enchanted by the elegant warmth and contemporary ambience. Delight in the sweeping country views over the lawn and lake from the brand new function area at Maximilian Pavilion, an extension of the original homestead surrounded by vineyards. Celebrate the region and season with our superb menus offering a variety of dining experiences from one of South Australia’s most famous restaurants. 

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Set amongst a tranquil lake, open green lawns and 200 year old gum trees, Serafino is the perfect place to stay, relax, celebrate and indulge. With breathtaking surroundings, a choice of 2 impressing reception rooms, boutique onsite accommodation, friendly staff and great food and wine Serafino offers the total package!

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Beach Road Wines cellar door and restaurant is located in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine region, with picturesque views overlooking the township and surrounding vineyards is the perfect choice for your wedding. Beach Road Wines features four spacious function areas catering for groups of up to 150 people. Exclusive use of the venue is available for both midweek and weekend weddings, and there are a variety of packages available to suit every style and budget.

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Blending the traditional with the contemporary, this superb winery in the Barossa Valley is a scenic garden wedding venue with a clear marquee for all seasons. Lindsay Wine Estate provides an area for your chosen caterer to work from, or food truck to conveniently park for your guests.

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Magpie Springs is an eclectic rustic vineyard property in the heart of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on Willunga Hill. Both ceremony and reception are generally held onsite. Make it as simple or extravagant as you wish, it’s your day.

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Sitting above the vineyards with views overlooking the vines, the Heritage Barn at Longview Vineyard is the ideal setting for your wedding reception. Offering plenty of room for dining and dancing, the Heritage Barn can comfortably cater up to 180 guests cocktail or 150 seated.

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Nestled amongst the vines with far reaching views to the expansive southern Mount Lofty Ranges lies Ekhidna Wines. Marry with views of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges as your backdrop and continue your wedding celebration in a gorgeous vineyard setting. Their team of chefs will deliver a dining experience you and your guests will never forget. 

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Ever fancied your wedding day to be surrounded by breathtaking vineyards in the heart of the Barossa Valley? Saltram Wine Estate in Angaston will promise you a remarkable wedding day from start to finish. This is the perfect venue for both ceremonies and receptions, offering beautiful rose gardens, lush green lawns and a variety of function rooms.

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Built in 1988 and proudly the first winery restaurant in the region, WOODSTOCK Coterie boasts a unique semi-circle design nestled amongst towering century old gum trees and tranquil native gardens, providing a unique and delightful setting for groups of all sizes. 

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St Francis Winery is located in the historic town of Old Reynella, just 30 minutes from the CBD and 20 minutes from the famous wine region of McLaren Vale. The resort is situated on 5 acres of picturesque gardens, ideal for garden ceremonies which create endless photo opportunities for photographers.

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Overlooking a sea of vineyards and lined with ancient gum trees, Lake Breeze Wines is truly stunning— in fact, it’s regarded by many as one of the most beautiful cellar doors in South Australia. With seven charming rustic-luxe function spaces, your guests will love the magical vibe of Lake Breeze, where you can dance, sip, savour and celebrate your big day in relaxed style.

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Old Oval Estate offers a unique setting for your wedding ceremony under their 450 years old Red River Gum Tree, as well as a number of other sites around the vineyards, rustic estate areas and lush gardens. There are numerous sites around the estate gardens where your guests can enjoy pre-dinner drinks. The homestead features a beautiful alfresco area, perfect for post ceremony champagne, a seated reception, or cocktail party.

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With multiple locations on site, from the bucolic and character rich cellar door, to the orchard trees and 1949 planted vines, to the rolling lawns in front of the cellar door, McCarthy’s Orchard is a place where you can become fully entwined into the heart of McLaren Vale. McCarthy’s Orchard is the perfect location for your special day offering a variety of options and the ability to host up to around 100 guests.

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Discovering a hidden gem in your own region. The heritage listed stone barn at Barn1890 was built in 1890 and is nestled in the vineyards between the stunning coastline of Silver Sands Beach and the rolling foothills of Willunga. The Barn has a large open space downstairs with beautiful natural light, polished concrete floors, large open fireplace and a mezzanine at either end.

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The Lane Vineyard offers you a relaxed, sophisticated and intimate Adelaide Hills winery wedding venue. The Lane offer the entire wedding experience at the one venue… After exchanging vows at one of the stunning locations on the estate, your guests will enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapes on the lawn, followed by your reception in our contemporary dining room.

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The McLaren Vale Function Centre is the ideal location to host your perfect day. One of the very few venues in the region which offers the full suite of resort styled services to make you and your guests comfortable, entertained and safe.

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The Reserve Barossa Valley is a relaxed outdoor venue for either smaller intimate weddings, or a marquee on the expansive lawned area and orchard overlooking the vineyards. The summer months are best suited for weddings as marquees are necessary. 

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Set in the beautiful valley township of Clarendon, Silvestri’s is a blend of contemporary design and heritage features. Silvestri’s offers an elaborate wedding garden, two individual reception rooms, separate cocktail bar, large sandstone terrace and wine cellar. The Garden and Restaurant are available to hire separately or together for your special day.

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Adelaide Wedding Venue (2022)

Adelaide has some truly amazing wedding venues. If you’ve got a wedding theme in mind, or a special venue requirement, but haven’t yet found the perfect venue, check out this list of amazing Adelaide wedding venues. Together we’ll help you find the perfect wedding venue.

Located in the heart of the CBD, Hotel Richmond is a stunningly unique venue combining a classic vintage decor with advanced coordinating services to provide you with the ultimate in wedding experience.Hotel Richmond

Celebrate your special day surrounded by the grandeur and elegance of Carrick Hill House and its picturesque, tranquil gardens and grounds. Situated just 15 minutes from the CBD, they can host your Gatsby themed wedding day for 20 to 200 guests.
Carrick Hill

You can’t get a more perfect venue for animal lover’s than Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo. This unique and contemporary wedding venue is located on the first floor of the new Adelaide Zoo entrance, with magnificent views across the beautiful Adelaide parklands and the Zoological gardens. They have special offers for Friday/Sunday and Winter wedding celebrations.Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo

The Red Ochre Restaurant is internationally recognised as the definitive leader in contemporary Australian cuisine. Acclaimed both locally and nationally, we pride ourselves on promoting the best of fresh local produce and indigenous ingredients. Our talented Chefs and experienced front of house team are eager to create a unique experience for you next special occasion.Red Ochre

Oceanique at the Adelaide Sailing Club is a beachfront wedding venue with panoramic coastal views, unique photo opportunities, and a relaxed atmosphere for both your wedding reception and ceremony. The Regatta Room has views of the unparalleled coastline and access and there are many accommodation options nearby.Oceanique at the Adelaide Sailing Club

Woodhouse is a two story, heritage listed mansion that is all yours for 48 hours and is destined to provide the perfect backdrop or venue for a very special and unique ceremony. Why have a wedding day when you can have a wedding weekend?

Woodhouse

Silvestri’s is boutique venue for stylish wedding receptions and garden ceremonies. The property’s entrance is framed with stately wrought iron gates lending the restaurant building and its manicured gardens the presence of an exclusive private estate. Set in the beautiful valley township of Clarendon, Silvestri’s is a blend of contemporary design and heritage features.

Silvestri's of Clarendon

Yes! The Manor Basket Range is a unique and breath-taking country estate featuring a historic stone walled castle, rambling gardens and water features and an onsite petite chapel. Enjoy the ease of holding your ceremony and reception in the one location along with onsite accommodation to make an even more relaxing and indulgent weekend escape.

The Manor Basket Range

Glen Ewin Estate! At this northern suburbs venue your wedding could be hosted in a breathtaking garden setting, overlooking lakes and surrounded by mature trees and weeping willows. Only 4 minutes beyond the Adelaide suburbs, you will be surprised and delighted to discover such a beautiful Estate so close to the city.

Glen Ewin Estate

Yes! The newly-renovated The Grand Ballroom boasts elegant decorations and finishing’s to compliment any colour or style of wedding. The mood of intimacy and elegance is created through the plush fabric finishes and romantic fairy lighting.

The Grand Ballroom

Barn1890 is a heritage listed stone barn that was built in 1890 and is nestled in the vineyards between the stunning coastline of Silver Sands Beach and the rolling foothills of Willunga. There is a large open space downstairs with beautiful natural light, polished concrete floors, large open fireplace and a mezzanine at either end.

Barn1890

Partridge House is a beautiful vintage house is suitable for an outside garden ceremony followed by an elegant reception inside the house or in the beautiful gardens.
Partridge House

With an Italian soul and a taste for international flavours, Martini on the Parade is your perfect wedding venue. They bring a unique dining experience of authentic Italian cuisine with a creative twist.

Martini on the Parade

Windy Point Restaurant delivers great views and amazing food, and more! The Restaurant has an understated elegance. Executive chef Justin Miles utilises fresh seasonal local produce to create an exciting and ever changing menu. Add the sparkle of the stars in the night sky seen through the amazing retractable glass ceiling, and your event becomes unforgettable.

Windy Point Restaurant and Cafe

The multi award-winning Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, conveniently located 20 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD, is the idyllic setting to host every aspect of your special day. Sitting atop 32 acres of manicured grounds, showcasing uninterrupted views of the Mount Lofty Ranges, the state-of-the-art Adelaide Hills Convention Centre has the class and capacity to host your entire wedding in one convenient location.

Adelaide Hills Convention Centre | Hahndorf

Just 45 minutes from the heart of Adelaide, Longview offers you the most picturesque location for your wedding experience. Sitting above the vineyards with views overlooking the vines, the Heritage Barn is the ideal setting for your wedding reception. Offering plenty of room for dining and dancing, the Heritage Barn can comfortably cater up to 180 guests cocktail or 150 seated.

Longview Vineyard

Krystal Functions is a magical reception venue, decorated with an elegant chandelier hanging gracefully over a parquetry dance floor it’ll bring your wedding dreams to reality. They can provide all you need for a sensational and unforgettable wedding.

Krystal Function Centre

Treasury 1860 is the perfect CBD wedding venue for couples looking for a tranquil outdoor feel, in an urban location. Located in Adelaide’s historic original treasury building in the city’s heart – Treasury 1860 has rapidly gained a reputation as one of Adelaide best kept secrets. Offering both, a tranquil outdoor courtyard and a intimate dining space, ideal for breakfast, lunch and evening occasions.

Treasury 1860

Festival Function Centre is Adelaide’s largest private function venue which can accommodate from 10 to 1500 guests. Located only 10 minutes from the Adelaide CBD they offer that exceptional mixture of a warm, friendly atmosphere and sophisticated luxury, at a surprisingly affordable cost.

Festival Function Centre

The Playford, MGallery by Sofitel is a boutique hotel located on the prestigious North Terrace. Offering an opulent blend of classic style and contemporary luxury. Follow the sweeping grand staircase to their Ballroom, bathed in natural light with hand-crafted chandeliers, gold leafed walls and floor to ceiling windows leading to balcony access. The Playford offers a range of 182 accommodation options to perfect your wedding night, including guestrooms, studio spa suites and New York style loft suites.

The Playford, MGallery by Sofitel

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How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Entertainment in Adelaide (2022)

It’s not a party with out music! So, to celebrate your wedding you’ll need to book wedding entertainment in Adelaide. Maybe something light and classical to amp up the romance during your ceremony, then a DJ or live band for your reception to get the dance floor full. Wedding SA has music and entertainment options for every style of wedding in Adelaide and throughout South Australia. Start planning today! xx

Adelaide’s Most Amazing Wedding Entertainment Companies

Ceremony Music Inspiration

Ken Cooke Ken Cooke – Wedding Ceremony Guitarist - Overview If you are considering live music for your wedding ceremony, the simplicity of solo guitar could provide the perfect backdrop. With a wide variety of music, covering traditional wedding songs, classic pop, jazz/blues and even movie… Continue Reading
Leah Zweck Leah Zweck – Live Music Adelaide - Overview Violin and viola. Acoustic or electric. Classical to pop. Solo, duo or more. I love performing at weddings and would love to be part of your special day. A little bit about my background...… Continue Reading
Vivente Ensemble Vivente Ensemble - Overview With over 15 hours of music in our repertoire we have a large and varied selection of styles to cater for most tastes. If a particular favourite piece is not in our repertoire we… Continue Reading
Stringspace Stringspace - Overview Stringspace is Adelaide's #1 string quartet and jazz band booking agency. Our musicians are graduates of the Adelaide Conservatorium, who have performed in Adelaide's most high profile orchestras: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Australian Chamber Orchestra… Continue Reading
Liesl Warner Liesl Warner - Overview Liesl is an accomplished harpist having been support act for the late Victor Borge, Kamahl and with the Australian String Quartet at Opera in the Outback. She has been performing for wedding ceremonies and… Continue Reading

Reception Entertainment Ideas

Wedding Magician, Bingo Jack Wedding Magician, Bingo Jack - Overview The ceremony is over, the Bride and Groom, that’s you, are off having photos taken and the guests are all standing around, slightly self-consciously, in the foyer looking at each other – how do… Continue Reading
Zaffit Zaffit - The Wedding Entertainment Company Overview With humble beginnings, Zaffit was the first group based in South Australia specialising in the "Zaffeh" - the middle eastern wedding procession celebrated with song and dance. The traditional procession… Continue Reading
Middleton Events Middleton Events - Overview Australia's most trusted, respected, award entertainment company with over 11,000 weddings experience. "We consistently provide our clients with the right entertainment solutions, outstanding experiences along with magical moments". Your wedding day is one of… Continue Reading
Two Chez Two Chez - Overview Two Chez (pronounced Touche are husband and wife team, Sean and Amanda Timms. Sean has been performing locally, nationally and internationally for nearly 40 years as a solo act or part of a larger… Continue Reading
Ritzy Entertainment Ritzy Entertainment - Overview Ritzy Entertainment was born out of a passion for music, and providing professional services to those who demand the best. Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. It is… Continue Reading
Adelaide's Just Jazz Bands Agency Adelaide’s Just Jazz Bands Agency - Overview Adelaide's Just Jazz Bands Agency specialises in offering you a complete live entertainment package for your wedding day, from your ceremony to your reception. We are aware that choosing the music for your wedding… Continue Reading
Good Vibrations Mobile D.J.’s Good Vibrations Mobile D.J.’s - Overview Good Vibrations offer outstanding service and value for money, including a large variety of lighting effects and professional sound equipment. We take pride in offering a professional and affordable service using high quality equipment.  … Continue Reading
DJ Tommy T DJ Tommy T - Adelaide's English/Greek Function DJ/MC WEDDINGS | ENGAGEMENTS | BIRTHDAYS | BAPTISMS | CORPORATE | SOCIALS & GRADUATIONS Overview 'Each function should be one you remember forever...' As a DJ you strive to be the best… Continue Reading
Bill Parton Entertainment Bill Parton Entertainment - Overview Winner of the 2012 Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) 'Best South Australian live wedding band' award! Having performed at the majority of South Australian reception and ceremony venues with a track record of over… Continue Reading
Adelaide DJ Services Adelaide DJ Services - Overview GREAT CHOICE... Adelaide DJ Services are here to cater for your wedding and will make it a rewarding personal experience. Benefit from our experience and relax on your wedding day. Adelaide DJ Services will:… Continue Reading

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