Fifty minutes east of the CBD, Melbourne is the impeccable CountryPlace wedding venue in the Dandenong Ranges. CountryPlace, nestled amongst massive Mountain Ash trees, is the winner of five...
50 - 225
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The Brolga Room
3rd year
The Healesville Sanctuary has been part of Victoria’s beautiful native bushland scene since the 1960s. The Brolga Room was recently renovated and now features rough, updated stonewalls while...
50 - 175
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Amongst The Sticks Restaurant and Catering are there to meet your taste in wedding style, whatever it is large or intimate, traditional or contemporary. Found at one of their alternative venues,...
50 - 350
$0-$50
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If you are interested in a close and personal wedding affair in the country, Bonfire Station is definitely for you. Bonfire Station Farmstay and Microbrewery is a 1000 acre property that is...
50 - 55
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Yarra Valley Lodge is a grand hotel, conveniently situated 1 hour away from the Melbourne CBD among perfectly manicured golf courses and picturesque natural bushland gardens. It is built on 120...
50 - 350
$120-$150
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The Yea Peppercorn was built in the 1960s, featuring a bare-brick interior and old-world charm. Choosing it as a wedding destination, this hotel is 30 minutes’ drive from Melbourne, in Yea...
50 - 110
$100-$120
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Rochford Wines is an elegant function venue that is situated at the peak of the magnificent Yarra Valley. The facility is celebrated for its luscious food and excellent wines, which have played a...
50 - 450
$120-$150
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Located one and half hours from Melbourne, Vibe Hotel Marysville is an excellent venue for sweeping views over nature as you tower above the world on the best day of your life. This fantastic...
50 - 350
$80-$100
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Paradise Valley Hotel has a long history in the area since opening its doors in 1903. In the middle of 2019, it changed ownership and now under the management of three men passionate about...
50 - 135
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Bulong Estate Winery is an enchanting wedding place that is located in the Yarra Valley, which is about an hour drive away from Melbourne. The place has a breathtaking vineyard view and...
50 - 225
$70-$80
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Only 35 minutes from Melbourne CBD lies a stunning estate in natural bushland. Positioned in the tranquil Yarra Valley, the two-acre estate features an exceptional wedding venue that includes an...
$80-$100
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The Yarra Ranges Estate is a superb functions centre that is situated between the Dandenong Ranges and the Yarra Valley. The vineyard is family-owned and was planted back in 1996 by Anton and...
50 - 225
$120-$150
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The Immerse Winery is simply a refreshing place situated in the Yarra Valley, which is an hour away from both the airport and CBD. Not only because of the pleasant wine that comes from there but...
50 - 225
$120-$150
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Tara Rise
2nd year
In the Yarra Ranges foothills, Tara Rise is 68 minutes from Melbourne settled within historic 100-year-old grounds. The Guest House has a fantastic atmosphere with its green surrounding. The...
50 - 175
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If you are looking for a contemporary wedding while in the beautiful arms of the countryside, the Foothills Conference Centre is your venue. It is a 20-acre property aptly named because it sits at...
50 - 225
$50-$60
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Mt Buller Chalet Hotel & Suites, in the centre of Mount Buller Alpine Village, offers stunning views that overlook valleys and ranges. It is within two miles from Alpine National Park and Mt...
50 - 225
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Acacia Ridge
3rd year
In the heart of the Yarra Valley with stunning vineyards and mountain views is Acacia Ridge Vineyard. Featuring a rustic barn and an 1850’s Miner’s Hut, it is a picturesque, rustic venue with...
70 - 275
$70-$80
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The Riverstone Estate sits on a 75-acreage property that is situated on the periphery of the Yarra River, in Melbourne’s celebrated Yarra Valley Wine country. The venue is lauded for serving spicy...
50 - 135
$120-$150
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Situated 45 minutes from Melbourne in Lilydale, Bianchet Winery is a dream come true for couples looking for a vineyard backdrop for their wedding. Bianchet boasts of being one of the oldest...
50 - 110
$60-$70
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Wandin Park Estate is the Yarra Valley's largest and most historic private estate with its 230-acre land, and it's a 50-minute drive from Melbourne. The venue has been established in 1869 and has...
50 - 175
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Dine Divine
3rd year
As an original 1902 church, Dine Divine in Sassafras, Victoria, offers a picturesque location. Just 43 km east of Melbourne's central business district, the township of Sassafras is small and...
50 - 135
$0-$50
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The Piggery Cafe is rich in history that dates back to the 1930s and has a great location in Sherbrooke Road, Sherbrook. Those years the iconic building was a piggery and stable house which was on...
50 - 275
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Coombe Yarra Valley
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3rd year
Coombe Yarra Valley is a deluxe functions venue that is situated in the celebrated Yarra Valley. The place is a culturally inspired venue whose commitment to the class is second to none. The...
70 - 135
$200-$250
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Fergusson Winery is a premier wedding venue that is situated in Yarra Glen in Victoria. It is suitable for all kinds of weddings, from the quintessentially beautiful to the outlandish and...
50 - 135
$80-$100
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The Yarra Valley Estate is a sustainability-focused retreat space that is located in the gorgeous Yarra Valley. The Yarra Valley Estate was established in 1983, has been in the functions-hosting...
50 - 135
$120-$150
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Oakridge was established in 1987 and got its name from its location alongside the ridge of towering oak trees. Oakridge Winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley was named Winemaker of the Year in...
50 - 175
$120-$150
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Found at the centre of the majestic Yarra Valley, Kangaroo Hill is not short of the untamed beauty for couples who dream about a wedding in the outdoors. Kangaroo Hill offers its facilities for...
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Fable Dining Room opened in 2018 with its prime location in the Bianchet Winery, fifteen minutes from Eastlink in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Fable Dining Room caters to all kinds of events...
50 - 135
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Killara Estate Winery is in the Upper Yarra Valley, and as a family-owned venue, it offers 80 acres of vineyards with exceptional views of mountain ranges, valleys, and sloping hills. The winery...
50 - 135
$100-$120
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Savoia Restaurant at Mont de Lancey
2nd year
Wandin North
At Wellington Road, Wandin North in Victoria is the historic homestead at Mont De Lancey featuring the Savoia Restaurant. Savoia Mont de Lancy is under an hour’s drive from Melbourne. It is a...
50 - 175
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If you are a fan of garden weddings, Italian cuisine, beautiful views all set in a history filled environment; Fondata 1872 brings all that in one place. Perfectly nestled in the hills of Kangaroo...
50 - 90
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Chateau Wyuna is an alluring wedding venue which is a hidden gem situated deep within the Dandenong in Victoria. It is a genuinely captivating haven bragging of a sensational reception centre...
50 - 175
$60-$70
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Set on 110 acres and 12 of those acres being prime vineyard space, Sutherland Estate is a superb venue for a vineyard set wedding. Sutherland Estate is well positioned, taking in the enchanting...
50 - 175
$80-$100
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Sanctuary Lodge is only 70 km from Melbourne Airport and within walking distance of the midst of Healesville. The Lodge is nestled in natural bushland and launched in the 1960s. It is decorated in...
50 - 90
$100-$120
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Chateau Yering Hotel sits in Yarra Valley, Victoria. It occupies 250 acres of premium private grounds and has been offering elegant weddings for the past 25 years. It is a beautiful historic...
50 - 135
$70-$80
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Forty-five minutes out from Melbourne, Pietro Gallo Estate brings a bit of the Tuscan countryside to couples with a dream of a toned Italian wedding. The Warrandyte Hills that surround the Pietro...
50 - 135
$50-$60
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A vineyard setting is bound to make a great wedding, but Levantine Hill makes it a genuinely enchanting affair. An hour's drive from Melbourne, Levantine Hill is a superb venue for your wedding....
50 - 225
$200-$250
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The Eastern Golf Club & Yering Gorge Cottages is a highly appreciated venue for its beautiful views of nature in which each wedding held is enjoyed greatly. This place can also host other events,...
50 - 225
$120-$150
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Just two hours from Melbourne, Lake Mountain Alpine Resort is known not only for its snow but also magnificent nature and beauty while also offering luxury accommodation for bridal parties and...
50 - 175
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In Healesville's heart is the intimate wedding venue, Strathvea Guesthouse, nestled in the Yarra Valley hills. It is a rustic venue amidst 100-year-old botanical gardens. On the property are...
50 - 175
$80-$100
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Getting married in Yarra Valley? Here are some of the key points you need to know;

● Snapping your pre-wedding photos in the historic towns of Healesville, Warburton and Marysville

● Wine tasting tour with your guests at the award-winning, top wineries of Yarra Valley

● Photos with your wedding party at the stunning Dandenong Waterfalls

● Your wedding reception with a fantastic backdrop overlooking the rolling hills and rich vineyards of the Yarra Valley

● Romantic dinner with your soon-to-be spouse at one of the top-notch restaurants in Yarra Valley

● Hot air ballooning over the Yarra Valley the morning after your wedding

What is the best time of year for a wedding in Yarra Valley?

Victoria’s food and wine playground Yarra Valley is ever-beautiful in all seasons. This region has lured visitors for generations with its rolling vineyards and quaint towns. Although there's no such thing as "best time of year" for a Yarra Valley wedding since tastes and wishes differ, spring and autumn are definitely the peak time for the wedding venues and vendors in the industry for a couple of reasons. First off, the weather is warmer but not too hot so you and your guests don’t have to worry about sweating. Nature creates a fantastic backdrop, and you have the widest possible range of wedding flowers to decorate your ceremony and wedding reception place.

Bright venues, including the best wineries, vineyards and breweries, top-notch restaurants, tranquil gardens and more are the popular settings for outdoor weddings in Yarra Valley. Country clubs, forest venues, lodges, rustic barns and farms are also some of the favourites of couples searching for a small venue for an intimate celebration. Moreover, wedding resorts and estates offer wedding accommodation in their packages for you and your guests coming from afar. Most of them also include a wedding chapel on the premises for couples looking for a ceremony venue to incorporate their faith into their marriage.

Winter celebrations, on the other side, are more economical since there's low demand and consequently, your chances to find relatively cheap wedding venues and luxury accommodation for reasonable prices are higher. Most of the venues above also have indoor spaces, and you can also check intimate pubs and various reception halls for an alternative celebration.

What are the popular wedding styles in Yarra Valley?

Yarra Valley wedding venues are aplenty, and they can be accommodated to any style. Not surprisingly, the most popular theme is the rustic wedding in Victoria’s oldest wine region with culinary chops, the best wineries and charming, quaint towns. This styling theme is inspired by the simplicity of country life and generally takes place outdoors. It usually incorporates timber, unstructured wedding flowers, and reclaimed wood. It is usually held in rusticvenues such as boutique wineries, breweries, barn and farms, country clubs, restaurants, gardens and lodges.

Couples searching for a venue with chapel and accommodation often prefer to have an estate wedding. This way, they don't need wedding transport since their ceremony and reception can be held at the same location. These types of celebrations are often more formal than the affairs at the small venues we’ve mentioned above. Modern and rustic elements are usually combined. It includes professional wedding photography, cake cutting, first dance and bouquet toss. Vintage wedding cars match the theme perfectly as well. Finally, you can visit the annual Yarra Valley Wedding Expo for some inspiration and meet dozens of vendors.

Are there any major events in Yarra Valley that we should consider when planning our wedding?

There are many festivals and events in this region throughout the year, especially during the harvest season. Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend, Healesville Music Festival, Lotus Flower Season, Wandin Silvan Field Days and Rochford Winery Concerts are the most popular annual events, and they attract many locals and tourists. January, July and March are the months in which the city is the most crowded. If you plan to have an outdoor wedding at the most beautiful rustic venues such as award-winning wineries, cute barns and farms, serene gardens and secluded lodges, it may be worth discussing the best wedding dates directly with your venue in Yarra Valley. Also, we recommend reserving the block of hotels for your out-of-town guests as early as possible.

Should we consider any wedding venue locations near Yarra Valley?

With its secret fern glades, towering forests and eclectic villages, the nearby Dandenong Ranges offers beautiful rustic venues from top wineries to barns and gardens. If you’re considering extending your Yarra Valley wedding venue search, the Mornington Peninsula and the Great Ocean Road are just a one-and-half-hour drive from Yarra Valley, and they include a long list of beach venues that may be worth a browse.

How much is a wedding venue in Yarra Valley?

There is no exact amount we can give as an average price of wedding venue in Yarra Valley since every couple and every wedding is completely different. The first factor that affects the price is your wedding vision. Do you plan to have a laid-back, small winery wedding with rustic style or a grand celebration in a luxury venue? If you want to build your special day from scratch, you'll need to visit vendors one by one to make sure that every detail is just the way you imagined. You can also consider choosing an all-inclusive wedding package that has everything you could possibly need, from wedding photography to catering. Resorts and estates offer wedding accommodation for you and your guest as well. You can get fantastic deals by booking your wedding ceremony and reception venue early.

Since wedding venues in Yarra Valley make their pricing per person, the number of guests attending to your affair affects the price drastically. If you plan to have an intimate celebration in a small venue such as a restaurant, pub or brewery, your expenses would be much lower compared to a big gathering in a large, outdoor venue. Lastly, most couples with a limited budgetor tight schedules prefer to have a pop-up wedding with a little planning, couple of friends and family members. (Expert tip: You can find a relatively cheap wedding venue in Yarra Valley by getting married in the offseason and on weekdays.)

How far in advance should you plan a wedding in Yarra Valley?

Some couples may prefer a long engagement; others will want to get married right away with a pop-up wedding. While schedules and finances play a big role in planning, experts suggesting getting down to it at least one year ahead.

Start creating a wedding checklist for thorough planning and not to get overwhelmed. Set an approximate budget and come up with the guest list. These steps are important since they will direct your search for a Yarra Valley wedding venue. Is a small venue such as a rustic woodsy winery is enough, or should you choose a large reception hall to accommodate everyone? Do you have enough budget for a luxury venue, or does your budget allows only for a relatively cheap venue?

After finding your venue, book your officiant and vendors. If necessary, reserve blocks of hotels for your out-of-town guests who need wedding accommodation. Have your engagement photoshoot and start planning your honeymoon as early as possible, especially if you need visas. Send your invitations and finalize all the details. Don't forget to smile and enjoy your magical Yarra Valley wedding.

What questions should I ask when looking for a wedding venue in Yarra Valley?

Once you’ve narrowed down your list with some initial online research, it’s time to visit potential wedding venues in Yarra Valley. Make sure to ask many questions to find the ideal one that can be incorporated into the style—rustic, modern, traditional etc., whatever you have in mind. Start with questions related to availability on the date desired. Then find out what wedding packages and payment options are available and learn the venue’s capacity. Get information about options for hosting the ceremony and reception at the same location. If you’re considering anoutdoor wedding, ask about a rain backup plan.

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