With the picturesque Botanic Gardens at your door step, Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo offers you the complete package for ceremony, photography and an outstanding dining experience. Opened in 2010, Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo is a unique and contemporary wedding venue located on the first floor of the new Adelaide Zoo entrance, with magnificent views across the beautiful Adelaide parklands and the Zoological gardens.
Adelaide and regional South Australia have some amazing wedding venues! No matter what style or wedding you’re planning, big or small, extravagant or simple, winery or function centre, there is something for everyone. Here’s our list of Adelaide’s most popular wedding venues for 2020. xx
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.
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.
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.
Ten22 is a relaxed, industrial warehouse space perfect for those who want a contemporary alternative to the traditional event function space. This beautifully restored warehouse has retained a connection to its past as a wrought iron manufacturing site with the original front iron gates welcoming guests on entry.
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.
Situated in the middle of the beautiful Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, the Botanic Gardens Restaurant offers spectacular views of the gardens and pond within a tranquil setting. It is the perfect location for your wedding reception.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Venue for your Adelaide Wedding
Adelaide and regional South Australia has some amazing wedding venues. No matter your wedding budget or style, you’re sure to find something to suit your requirements. Go through this handy checklist then sit back, relax, and browse through our list of popular Adelaide wedding venues.
- Would you like your ceremony and reception at the same location? Or different?
- How many guests would you like at your ceremony and reception? Will you have a ceremony only guest list?
- Will your wedding have a theme? A theme could be rustic, glam, indoors, outdoors, winery, destination venue, beach, etc.
- What is your budget? Will you receive any assistance from parents or relatives? Would you ask your guests to contribute cash in lieu of a gift?
- Narrow down some dates. Check with your VIP guests to see what dates they definitely wouldn’t be available for.
- Do you have any special requirements? Accessibility for guests – eg steps might be difficult for elderly. Is there enough car parks or access to transport options?
- Do you need a backup plan in case of inclement weather? Can you move your ceremony / pre-dinner drinks somewhere if the weather is not ideal?
- Reach out to a few wedding venues and check to see how well they fit your anticipated numbers, theme, and estimated budget.
- Visit your favourite venues. See if you can visit the morning of a wedding, that way you can see the venue looking absolutely amazing. Enquire about a menu tasting if you would like one.
- Review their contract. Review and make certain what is included in the package you have selected. Some venues will include entertainment, decorations and more. Other’s will let you bring in external suppliers for this, cost this out too and double check your budget.
Happy wedding planning and best wishes for a wonderful day. xx
Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo is a unique and contemporary wedding venue located on the first floor of the new Adelaide Zoo entrance, with magnificent views across the beautiful Adelaide parklands and the Zoological gardens. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Durrell Gallery, beautiful food and experienced staff when dining within the Attenborough Room and a dedicated dance and entertainment area with views over the parklands. Perfect for up to 230 guests in a seated dinner to 500 guests in a stand up cocktail style wedding celebration.