Happily ever after starts with the perfect wedding venue and where is the best place to start to find the perfect venue? Australia is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and if you happen to be planning to hold your wedding there, then Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, Australia, might be the right site for you.
Glengariff Historic Estate
Nothing makes a wedding perfect than experiencing a nostalgic one. Glengariff is the oldest family estate in the city having been a dairy farm for over a century and recently renovated into a vineyard and winery. It is now considered as one of the best venues for special events. From an outstanding view of the mountains, the Dayboro Valley, to formal gardens and stone arbours, one can have their ceremony and reception at the same place.
New Farm Park
Garden weddings are quite popular in this subtropical country and one of the popular wedding sites is the New Farm Park. The park boasts of horticultural delights that your eyes will certainly feast upon. Bright purple flowers from the Jacaranda tree during spring time cover the park with its splendor. Get to enjoy your reception overlooking the river or enjoy it surrounded by beautiful and breathtaking Jacaranda and Poincianas.
Castle in the Rainforest – Paronella Park
Hidden within a lush tropical forest is an old Catalonian-inspired castle, a waterfall and a hydro-electric plant is the Paronella Park. The park was built as a private home for Jose Paronella. The Park includes the castle, the Tunnel of Love, a Museum, a Café, tennis court and cabins. Many consider the place as one of the most romantic places on Earth.
Waterfront Wedding – Harrigan’s Drift Inn
If you love a panoramic view of Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the Harrigan’s Drift Inn offers a breathtaking view of the marina and the Calypso Bay. Harrigan’s offers several packages starting from an affordable price for a Fireplace and Garden reception to a tailor-made marquee that can cater up to 120 guests. The inn has its own wedding coordinator and as such they can take care of all the preparations for your special day. From table decorations to the menu, music and entertainment, one only needs to stay back and relax for their special day.
Right in the city’s downtown area is another romantic place that can serve as your wedding reception. The Custom House is a premier heritage facility overlooking Brisbane River and the Story Bridge. Behind the grand Corinthian columns that flank the exterior of the facility, one would also find a stunning ballroom inside. The place not only serves as a wedding venue but also caters to corporate events.