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!

Dine Divine
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Dine Divine

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Fondata 1872
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Fondata 1872

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Tara Rise
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Tara Rise

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Zonzo
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Zonzo

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$150-$200
Wandin Park Estate
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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...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Min price (pp)
Yarra Valley Lodge
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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...

Ceremony capacity
300-400
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
Oakridge Winery
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Oakridge Winery

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
Sutherland Estate
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Sutherland Estate

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Min price (pp)
$80-$100
Hanrahan Estate
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Hanrahan Estate

Yarra Valley

Hanrahan Estate is reminiscent of a European countryside with its vine-strewn rolling hills that are complemented by a European timber barn. The prime estate was established in Gruyere in 1997...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Min price (pp)
$50-$60
Bianchet Winery
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Bianchet Winery

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Min price (pp)
$60-$70
Eastern Golf Club Yering Gorge Cottages
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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,...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
Lake Mountain Alpine Resort
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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...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Dark Horse Receptions
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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...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Min price (pp)
$80-$100
Killara Estate Winery
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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...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$100-$120
Yarra Valley Estate
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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...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
Sanctuary Lodge
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Sanctuary Lodge

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Min price (pp)
$100-$120
Amongst The Sticks Restaurant Catering
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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,...

Ceremony capacity
300-400
Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Coombe Yarra Valley
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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...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$200-$250
Rochford Wines
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Rochford Wines

Yarra Valley

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...

Ceremony capacity
400-500
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
Foothills Conference Centre
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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...

Ceremony capacity
200-250
Min price (pp)
$50-$60

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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.

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