Wedding Venues Sunshine Coast

With its sun-drenched beaches, national parks and lush countryside, Sunshine Coast offers unique wedding venues, including elopement packages at affordable venues, beach and barn settings. Be it spring, summer, autumn, or winter, we've got a Sunshine Coast wedding venue that's perfect for you!

Dicky Beach Surf Club

Dicky Beach

Dicky Beach Surf Club

Dicky Beach Surf Club, nestled on the beach on Sunshine Coast, offers versatile function rooms along with the perfect atmosphere for a romantic beach-side wedding. Dicky Beach Surf Club provides...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$50-60

Min price (pp)

14
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The Chapel Montville

Sunshine Coast

The Chapel Montville

The Chapel Montville and Reception is dubbed as one of the finest wedding venues on the Sunshine Coast. Elegance and perfection are some of the qualities of the team that make the foundation...

$150-200

Min price (pp)

15
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Yandina Station

Sunshine Coast

Yandina Station

Yandina Station is a historic country estate venue in a unique coastal location. This iconic property was built in 1853, in perfect proximity to Coolum Beach and only 30 minutes to Noosa. This...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

18
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Eleven Acres

Sunshine Coast

Eleven Acres

Eleven Acres is situated within Bundaberg, just five minutes from the town of Branyan. The property is surrounded by natural bushland and lagoon settings, offering various unique and stunning...

19
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Maroochy Surf Club

Sunshine Coast

Maroochy Surf Club

Maroochy Surf Club is a popular venue among the local people of the Sunshine Coast. Here you will get amazing deals at affordable prices so, if you are looking for a venue for your reception,...

250-300

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

18
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Noosa North Shore Retreat

Noosa North Shore

Noosa North Shore Retreat

Beautifully placed in the charming ambience of Noosa North Shore, Noosa North Shore Retreat is an abode for couples willing to submerge in the ambience of stunning bushland and the composed beach....

150-200

Ceremony capacity

17
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The Rocks Function Centre Yandina

Yandina

The Rocks Function Centre Yandina

The Rocks Function Centre Yandina is located at 1410 Yandina Coolum Road, Yandina QLD 4561, Queensland, Australia. It is a secluded, charming venue featuring sweeping water views. It is a stunning...

250-300

Ceremony capacity

$100-120

Min price (pp)

22
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Maroochy River Golf Club

Sunshine Coast

Maroochy River Golf Club

Situated on Sunshine Coast, Maroochy River Golf Club is a wonderful place to have your wedding ceremony and reception. Its strategic location and breathtaking natural views are perfect for...

$0-50

Min price (pp)

9
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Boardwalk Bistro on Hastings

Noosa Heads

Boardwalk Bistro on Hastings

Boardwalk Bistro on Hastings is where the perfect beach weddings occur, with its prime location on the beachfront. On Noosa main beach, on the famous Hasting Street, it is a family-owned...

50-60

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

20
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Noosa Boathouse

Noosaville

Noosa Boathouse

Noosa Boathouse is situated on 194 Gympie Tce, Noosaville, Queensland. It is located on the stunning Noosa River with a beautiful water view and amazing sunsets. The venue hosts weddings, from...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$70-80

Min price (pp)

16 1
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Tranquil Park Maleny

Maleny

Tranquil Park Maleny

The tranquil park is a wedding, reception, and accommodation venue located on the southern escarpment of Queensland's beautiful Blackall Range. Glasshouse Mountains and Sunshine Coast Hinterland...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

150-200

Ceremony capacity

12
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Harry's on Buderim

Buderim

Harry's on Buderim

Harry's on Buderim is an iconic restaurant in Sunshine Coast, Australia. It is 10 km (12 minutes' drive) from Sunshine Coast Airport. The venue specializes in offering modern Australian Cuisine....

80-100

Ceremony capacity

22
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The Sebel Noosa

Noosa Heads

The Sebel Noosa

The Sebel Noosa hotel is located on Hastings Street, about 100m from Noosa beach. World-class restaurants and cafes surround this venue with spacious rooms to relax and places you can visit and...

0-50

Ceremony capacity

6
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Noosa Waterfront Restaurant Bar

Noosaville

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant Bar

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant & Bar at Gympie Terrace in Noosaville offers both ceremonies and receptions at their superb waterfront private venue. The location is tucked in a secluded waterfront...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$70-80

Min price (pp)

17
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Palmer Coolum Resort

Coolum

Palmer Coolum Resort

Palmer Coolum Resort is on Sunshine Coast, Australia. It is 9.4 km (12 minutes' drive) from Sunshine Coast Airport. The venue host various wedding events such as wedding ceremony, reception,...

5 1
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Peppers Noosa Resort and  Villas

Noosa Heads

Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas

Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas is nestled in the tranquillity of Noosa National Park. It is a choice place for your wedding ceremony – indoors or outdoor. It ensures you have the most...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$120-150

Min price (pp)

15
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The Surf Club Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba

The Surf Club Mooloolaba

The Surf Club Mooloolaba combines mesmerising scenery of the bay with contemporary and sophisticated décor of the club, making it a venue of choice for many brides and groom. The Clubhouse and its...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$80-100

Min price (pp)

18 1
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Flaxton Gardens

Flaxton

Flaxton Gardens

Flaxton Gardens is an iconic wedding venue in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland heart. This venue is created with your special moment in mind; it has a tranquil elegance style with its...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$150-200

Min price (pp)

16 1
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Marcoola Surf Club

Marcoola

Marcoola Surf Club

Marcoola Beach Surf Club was started in 1969 in Marcoola QLD. The venue’s beachside placement helps it offer striking views of the sparkling waters and serene horizon. After being in the industry...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

13
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Twin Waters Golf Club

Twin Waters

Twin Waters Golf Club

It is one of the award-winning top six resort courses in Australia's Sunshine Coast, only moments away from the beach. This Twin waters golf club is fully licensed and has a fairly flat...

200-250

Ceremony capacity

$70-80

Min price (pp)

19 1
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Getting married on the Sunshine Coast? Here are some of the key points you need to know;

●Kicking off your wedding weekend with a hike to Mount Ngungun’s summit

●Photos with your wedding party in the beautiful Noosa National Park or the stunning Coolum Beach

●Your wedding morning tanning session under the colourful beach umbrellas at the Kings Beach

●Dozens of beach wedding venues in Sunshine Coast’s scenic coastlines for a magical ceremony

●Your wedding party portraits at Mapleton Falls, Buderim Forest Park or Rainbow Beach

●Day trip to the Charming Mountain Villages of Montville and Maleny the day after your Sunshine Coast wedding

What is the best time of year for a wedding on the Sunshine Coast?

Spring and fall are the best and most popular seasons for a Sunshine Coast wedding. More than half of the couples get married in these seasons for a couple of reasons. March and November bring the mildest temperatures with comfortable days and evenings so that couples don’t sweat the day away.

As this city has a subtropical climate with moderate temperatures year-round, it’s a perfect destination for outdoor weddings. There are dozens of alfresco settings range in style from barns and farms to beach venues. Noosa Beach and Buderim weddings are well-favoured among couples opting for an open-air affair. Rustic, country-style wineries, botanical gardens, golf courses and rainforest venues are the other highly sought-after wedding locations for spring and fall events. Also, resort weddings are ideal for those who would like to combine their most special day with a little relaxing vacation. Camping venues could serve the best for those searching for a more unique and affordable venue for a small wedding with their beloveds. Since you won't need that many wedding decorations, you can contribute to your budget by having a relatively cheap wedding.

However, what makes some couples’ favourite season stand out to them might be the same thing that makes others dislike it. Many other Sunshine Coast wedding venues create magical ambiences for celebrations in colder weather. All-inclusive hotel venues with accommodation are everyone's favourite, searching for a setting where they can have all the events related to their big day from ceremony to reception. Most of them have rooftop, cocktail venues where you can dance the night away with scenic city views. Wedding chapels also suit couples searching for a place for an elopement or an intimate pop-up wedding.

What are the popular wedding styles on the Sunshine Coast?

It’s no surprise that the most popular theme is beach weddings in this coastal city. This style offers a relaxed occasion, and often guests aren’t required to wear clothing that is too formal. Most of them will include a ceremony on the beach and a reception to follow at a nearby waterfront cocktail venue. The couple may opt to take a relaxed approach by wearing midi length, lightweight silk, chiffon, or lace wedding dress and linen suit, sometimes with sandals or even no shoes. A beach celebration may be a large or small wedding, and some couples even choose to have an intimate beach ceremony with just a handful of close friends and family.

The other popular style is rustic weddings usually hosted in country-style venues such as barns, farms and vineyards. Couples usually choose to have an outdoor wedding by incorporating rustic elements such as metal, timber and natural unstructured wedding flowers. Don’t forget to give fun wedding favours to your guests, such as jams and pine cone fire starters.

There are many other alfresco settings where you can incorporate different styles, such as bohemian and other weddings. Private property venues with several settings serve best to couples who want their special day completely exclusive to them, and golf courses are perfect for laid-back yet chic celebrations. Forest and garden venues also create a celebration that is uniquely yours. Moreover, you won’t need a complete package of wedding decorations since nature provides the best background itself.

These are not the only options that can be applied to wedding venues on the Sunshine Coast. Most couples still choose to have a traditional or a classic celebration in large venues such as hotels or wedding halls. It’s a quite formal occasion where couples often favour tuxedos, wedding gowns or suits. Ceremonies are often performed at a church for big parties or a small wedding chapel. This theme includes professional wedding photography, cake cutting, speeches, first dance and wedding bouquet toss. Chic yet quite affordable weddings can be held with this theme.

Are there any major events on the Sunshine Coast that we should consider when planning our wedding?

Even though this city full of sports, music, food and arts and culture events throughout the year, it’s unlikely that they will affect your plans since it compasses a large region. However, the Noosa Festival of Surfing in March, the Velothon Sunshine Coast cycling race in June, The Curated Plate in August, and the Noosa Food and Wine Festival in May draw many tourists and locals. School holidays also attract many people. So, if you’re planning an outdoor wedding in warm weather in these months, it would be wise to negotiate the dates with your wedding venue on the Sunshine Coast. Don’t forget to book hotels for your out-of-town guests as early as possible. Think about the beautiful rainforests, botanical gardens and beach venues where you can create your dream wedding and don’t skip anything to realize that!

Should we consider any wedding venue locations near the Sunshine Coast?

Sunshine Coast sits in the southeastern corner of the Queensland coast, where it's easy to drive to Brisbane, Byron Bay, and Gold Coast. Suppose you would like to extend your wedding venue search to include more options like five-star beachfront resorts and luxury hotels in Byron Bay, industrial warehouses or world-renowned restaurants in Brisbane, modern mountain venues overlooking the Gold Coast. In that case, you can easily check out these regions.

How much is a wedding venue on the Sunshine Coast?

It’s hard to give an exact number on Sunshine Coast wedding venues since they make their offers with budget per person prices determined by the wedding package you choose and services included in them. If you are willing to loosen your purse strings to save yourselves from lots of legwork, you can choose all-inclusive packages that include everything you could possibly need from wedding photographer and videographer to catering and on-site event planner.

Your wedding vision and finances will affect the total expense as well. Some couples envision a laid-back rustic wedding at a country-style venue such as barns and farms, while others plan to have a grand celebration at a private property venue. Some dream of a beach wedding ceremony with a couple of friends at a small and affordable venue, while some others want to have a grand celebration in a large reception venue. In the latter cases, you'll inevitably spend more. However, by reserving your venue early and hosting your most special day in the off-seasons, you can have your dream wedding on a budget. You can also prefer to have a pop-up wedding or elopement if you have a tight budget and busy schedules. Most of the relatively cheap venues like wedding chapels offer elopement packages from which you can choose, or having a courthouse wedding might be a good alternative.

How far in advance should you plan a wedding on the Sunshine Coast?

Every couple and every event is totally different. While some couples plan their Sunshine Coast weddings in three months, some do it in nearly two years. However, some general guidelines and experts recommend starting planning at least one year ahead.

First, determine the overall budget for the event and come up with your guest list. Before finalizing the date and time, check with the wedding officiant. Decide on your theme. Whether you want a laid-back, rustic wedding or a modern, elegant celebration and more will do your search for a wedding venue in Sunshine Coast way too much easier. Continue with choosing your venue and booking vendors from wedding photography to catering. Make hair and makeup appointments, attend your dress fittings and finalize all the details from wedding favours to invitations with your venue and vendors. Plan your honeymoon early, especially if you need visas. By making a checklist before starting this long process, you can eliminate all the bad surprises and ensure yourself of having a magical day.

What questions should I ask when looking for a wedding venue on the Sunshine Coast?

Once you’ve completed your initial online research on Sunshine Coast wedding venues, it’s time to visit potential options. First, discuss the availability, capacity, and pricing. Remember that many ceremonies and reception venues offer discounted rates for weekdays or low season affairs. Check out the wedding packages and decide whether you want an all-in-one service or want to build your event from scratch by hiring outside vendors in several categories, from wedding flowers to videography. Don’t be shy to ask lots of questions to avoid any unwelcome surprises on your most special day. After getting all the information about all the nooks and crannies, talk down payment and possible payment plans to make sure that you can afford it.