Best Wedding Venues in Adelaide

Whether you’ve spent years planning, or you’re pulling it together closer to the time, securing the ideal venue will take you one big step closer to your dream day.

Choosing the perfect venue can be overwhelming with all the breath-taking wedding venues in Adelaide.

Are you both dreaming of an earthy wedding, surrounded by trees or beach sand between your toes? Maybe you’re picturing something ultra glamourous with glittering chandeliers and champagne fountains.

Is picking a venue next on your wedding checklist? If you don’t know how to choose between the popular wedding venues in Adelaide, we’ve picked out some gems for you to consider.

1. Woodstock Wine Estate

For wildlife lovers, Woodstock Wine Estate offers breathtaking views surrounded by the elegance of tall gum trees. Tranquil gardens offer a lush backdrop teeming with birdlife.

Capture your memories in-amongst meticulously manicured vineyards that stretch off into the distance in ordered rows. Allow the tranquillity to seep into your souls as you celebrate your big day with a ceremony in the gardens, next to the vines, or the exquisitely appointed courtyard.

2. Ayers House

If vintage is what you’re looking for, look no further. Ayers House offers old-world elegance that is unparalleled.

For the ceremony, consider The Ballroom decorated in vintage Victorian, complete with sparkling crystal chandeliers and a hand-painted ceiling with gold leaf trim.

For a less formal feel, The Conservatory offers garden-like surroundings for an outdoor feeling, while being completely undercover and suitable for any time of year. The Conservatory can accommodate both the ceremony and the reception.

3. Plant 4 Bowden

Plant 4 Bowden offers a unique industrial setting of glass and metal, that forms a perfect juxtaposition with lavish greenery. Beautifully lit, the double-story space features a polished concrete floor, exposed brick, and generous amounts of softly draped fabric.

Boasting a number of versatile venues within the space, the Plant 4 Bowden team will advise you which area will be most suited to your needs. They’ll work with you to see your unique wedding vision come to be.

4. Red Ochre Barrel & Grill

For unparalleled river views that mirror city lights after dark, the Red Ochre Barrel & Grill is a floating pavilion on the River Torrens. Seating is tiered, allowing for a variety of setups to suit the bridal party’s needs.

Extensive glass walls allow the view to create a natural ambiance inside by day and fills the view with shimmering light reflections after dark. A smooth parquet floor provides a dance area that invites guests to enjoy the occasion to the full.

5. Brighton & Seacliff Yacht Club

If the sea holds your heart, then you will love the Brighton and Seacliff Yacht Club. For a beachside wedding reception that is secluded and private. Dine in style in their Upper Deck function area with a view over the Seacliff Beach. Beyond that, the Gulf of St Vincent is visible.

Plan your timing right and your reception will be flooded with the light of the sun setting over the ocean. Just imagine what your wedding video and photos will look like with that as a backdrop!

6. Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo

If you’re looking at alternative wedding venues in Adelaide, The Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo offers an array of options to perfectly capture the mood of your occasion.

The Sanctuary Function Centre’s vaulted ceilings create a modern sense of light and space with spectacular views and two choices of location.

For an intimate occasion with a delightful tropical feel, the Immersion Longhouse is undercover but surrounded by nature right next to the tigers and orangutans.

You might choose to celebrate in the elegant space next to giant pandas in the Bamboo Forest or enjoy the versatility of the Central Lawns open area. The Sir Thomas Elder Rotunda is a heritage site that offers old-world charm and grace to your special day.

7. Sunnybrae Estate

If you’re looking for a garden estate overflowing with romance and beauty, Sunnybrae Estate offers a choice of buildings and magnificent gardens.

A photographer’s dream, Sunnybrae Estate offers a variety of photo opportunities such as the majestic palm garden, a dreamy rose garden, lush lawn, and heritage buildings with extravagant interiors – the Marquee, Coach House, and Pavillion.

8. Thaxted Park

The sweeping golf course landscape of Thaxted Park Golf Club creates a perfect backdrop for romantic dreams to become reality. Dappled sunlight filtering through trees and sparkling across the water frame the ideal garden ceremony and reception.

For indoor celebrations, the modern dining room can be transformed to suit your unique style and overlooks the manicured golf course.

Photographers will be spoilt for choice by a glorious multitude of settings.

9. Adelaide Hills Convention Centre

Presiding over the Mount Lofty Ranges, the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre offers a multitude of possibilities for you to explore to make your day perfect.

With diverse venue spaces, styling options, and in-house accommodation, whatever your wedding vision is, they can make it happen.

A feast for the eyes and soul, you’ll spend your day surrounded by views that will steal your breath. From glistening lake views to majestic mountains, a manicured grass area, or the elegantly paved arbour, your memories will be captured in frames of utter beauty.

10. Kingsbrook

Rustic country charm wrapped in elegance is what you’ll find at Kingsbrook. The arched windows of The Orangerie lend romance to an intimate venue that can either be used for smaller wedding parties, or as a Chapel for the ceremony.

A short stroll past a vineyard you’ll find a permanent Marquee surrounded by rolling lawned grounds and ancient gum trees. Soft draping from pinnacle to the floor creates a sweeping romance that echoes the beauty of the day.

Kingsbrooks grounds are immaculate, perfect for photos. If you long for a foresty feel to your wedding day, ceremonies can be held amongst the gum trees, or in the walled lawn area.

11. AluRu Farm

Al Ru Farm is a well-known venue in the South Australian garden and event industry, offering a rural estate atmosphere just 40 minutes from the city. Established by Ruth and Alan Irving in 1979, the property has grown from a small home to a sprawling ten-acre garden. The garden serves as the centrepiece of the farm and has been developed over the years.

Visitors are welcome to come and experience the unique blend of beauty, history, and tradition that is Al Ru Farm. The farm offers event spaces, including ‘The Barn’, which serves as the main reception area and has hosted weddings since 1990. Along with hosting events, the farm also raises Charolais cows, produces olive oil, and operates a small plant nursery.

12. Utopia at Waterfall Gully

Utopia is a beautiful wedding and event venue just 10 km from the Adelaide CBD. Surrounded by conservation park gardens and beside an 18m waterfall, this heritage-listed stone tearoom offers a modern Australian restaurant and a peaceful escape from the city.

Utopia is open from Wednesday to Sunday, serving all-day breakfast, lunch, kiosk snacks and Devonshire Tea, as well as hosting spectacular weddings, private celebrations, elegant high teas and exciting special events. Chef Justin and Event Coordinator Kelly have been running Utopia for over a decade and have crafted a warm and inviting dining experience.

The heritage-listed stone chalet dates back to 1912 and is one of the few remaining national park tea rooms worldwide. With original features like hand-laid parquetry flooring, soaring exposed timber ceiling beams, intricate stonework, glass lead lighting and an open stone fireplace, Utopia is a unique and beautiful setting for your special day.

Wedding Venues in Adelaide

Once you’ve considered all the wedding venues in Adelaide and chosen the one that stole your heart, you want to make sure that the memories will live on.

To capture it all, the moments big and small, you’ll want a videographer who sees beyond the ordinary. Someone who notices those tender, intimate touches that could slip by unnoticed. Kalf Productions will do that for you.

If you want all the memories of your big day to last a lifetime, contact Kalf Productions to book your date.

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