Yarra Valley Wedding Venues

With its award-winning wines, stunning views, immersive culture and romantic getaway accommodation opportunities, Yarra Valley offers the best wedding venues. From all-inclusive estates to small wineries and lodges, find everything you need for a magical celebration on WeddingHero. Obtain price quotes for free with a single click!

The Brolga Room

Yarra Valley

The Brolga Room

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...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

16
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Acacia Ridge

Yarra Valley

Acacia Ridge

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...

$60-$80

Min price (pp)

20
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DiVino Ristorante @ Mandala Wines

Yarra Valley

DiVino Ristorante @ Mandala Wines

Mandala Wines is a family-owned vineyard in the Yarra Valley, and the dream became a reality in 1999 when the first Pinot Noir rootlings were planted. It is located less than an hour from...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$120-$150

Min price (pp)

18
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Mt Buller Chalet Hotel

Yarra Valley

Mt Buller Chalet Hotel

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...

200-250

Ceremony capacity

4
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Dine Divine

Yarra Valley

Dine Divine

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...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$0-$50

Min price (pp)

10
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Coonara Springs Restaurant and Gardens

Yarra Valley

Coonara Springs Restaurant and Gardens

Coonara Springs Restaurant in the heart of Dandenong Ranges is rich in history. The property was established in 1893, and during extensive refurbishment in 2016 the rich history and integrity were...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

16
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Strathvea Guest House

Yarra Valley

Strathvea Guest House

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...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$80-$100

Min price (pp)

12
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Eastern Golf Club Yering Gorge Cottages

Yarra Valley

Eastern Golf Club Yering Gorge Cottages

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,...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$120-$150

Min price (pp)

14
2
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Killara Estate Winery

Yarra Valley

Killara Estate Winery

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...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$100-$120

Min price (pp)

18
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Immerse Winery

Yarra Valley

Immerse Winery

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...

200-250

Ceremony capacity

$120-$150

Min price (pp)

21
3
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Zonzo

Yarra Valley

Zonzo

The Zonzo Estate is an events venue that is situated in the sensational Yarra Valley. It is encompassed by vast acreage of vines and evergreen lawn that does not only make it a perfect place for...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$150-$200

Min price (pp)

19
2
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Paradise Valley Hotel

Yarra Valley

Paradise Valley Hotel

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...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

12
1
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Olinda Yarra

Yarra Valley

Olinda Yarra

Olinda Yarra is rich in family history since the Estate was founded 150 years ago. After prosperous years of hosting dairy, markets, and fundraising events for decades, the owners opened Olinda...

200-250

Ceremony capacity

$0-$50

Min price (pp)

17
1
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Toorongo River Chalets

Yarra Valley

Toorongo River Chalets

Toorongo River Chalets is a breathtaking choice if you are looking for an outdoor wedding. The venue takes you 1.5 hours to get to from Melbourne. It has 165 acres, and accompanying it is a...

200-250

Ceremony capacity

$100-$120

Min price (pp)

13
2
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Bulong Estate Winery

Yarra Valley

Bulong Estate Winery

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...

200-250

Ceremony capacity

$60-$80

Min price (pp)

22
1
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Forest Edge

Yarra Valley

Forest Edge

Forest Edge is a charming venue, nestled deep in the Yarra Ranges, located 50 minutes away from the CBD. It is a popular and award-winning venue graced with a delightfully terraced and manicured...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$100-$120

Min price (pp)

18
1
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Marybrooke Manor

Yarra Valley

Marybrooke Manor

Marybrooke Manor is a spectacular wedding venue resting on the delicate fringes of the Sherbrooke Forest located in the Dandenong ranges. This serene manor, along with its spectacular guest house,...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$60-$80

Min price (pp)

18
3
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Lake Mountain Alpine Resort

Yarra Valley

Lake Mountain Alpine Resort

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...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

4
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Weddings at Riverlea

Yarra Valley

Weddings at Riverlea

Half an hour from Victoria CBD, on the Yarra Valley doorstep, lies the 14-acres Riverlea winery. Here you have a wedding venue in a rural setting amongst rolling hills, vineyard, bushland, lake...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

2
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Yea Peppercorn Hotel

Yarra Valley

Yea Peppercorn Hotel

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...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$100-$120

Min price (pp)

15
1
1
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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. 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 rustic venues 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 budget or 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 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 an outdoor wedding, ask about a rain backup plan.