Lovers, we know that the process of locking in that magical venue can be absolutely overwhelming, so we’ve tried to take the dauntingness out of the process for you so that you can enjoy the planning stages.
Whether you’re after a moody intimate sit-down dinner or a giant rowdy party with all of the extended family, we’ve catered for every style and budget in our list of some of WA’s most beautiful wedding venues.
Here’s where to get married in Perth and WA.
If you’re looking for a luxurious vibe, then you can’t go past the opulence of the State Buildings. With a range of stunning spaces that will fit any stylist’s dream, you’ll be able to create your fairytale candlelit reception amongst the high ceilings and decadent marble corners teamed with some incredible culinary experts ready to serve up some sensational seasonal produce to your guests.
WA Maritime Museum
We love a quirky space, particularly when it also offers outrageous ocean views and gorgeous bright natural lighting throughout. Looking out to Fremantle Harbour, the WA Maritime Museum offers plenty of unique packages to ensure that all the hard work is easily organised making sure your special day is one that people will always remember.
Sitting pretty at the top of a gorgeous jarrah staircase at the end of Hay Street Mall is Moana Hall. This gem of an events space has a Great Gatsby vibe, and its enchanting vintage interior makes it the most divine place to tie the knot all year round.
QT Hotel Perth offers up three eclectic bright moody spaces perfect for any guest list. With funky bold interiors, intricate wallpapers and artwork all over the walls and some sweeping rooftop views out to the character facades of the city streets, your guests will be obsessed with the quirkiness of these one-of-a-kind fabulous spaces.
The Flour Factory
If you’ve ever dreamed of getting married in an old flour mill, now’s your chance. At The Flour Factory, you can choose from The Factory which takes 80 to 150 guests, The Sherry, which is suited to cocktail events of up to 80 people, or the entire top floor if the guest list is looking like it’ll be between 150 to 200 people. Catering is handled by the very talented team and led by The Flour Factory’s head chef Danny Sanchez, so you know your guests will be pleased.
We adore the beautiful beachy brightness of Shorehouse not only for its delicious offerings but also for that gorgeous dusk glow as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean right in front of your eyes. Whether you’re wanting to set your guests up alfresco on the deck on a balmy Summer night to enjoy the Fremantle Doctor breeze, or you’re thinking of a more formal indoor area, the brilliant team have you covered.
Boola Bardip WA Museum
You can’t get more of a wow factor than a long-table reception all cosied up right underneath the famous giant whale skeleton. There’s no doubt that the spectacular mix of heritage and modern architecture and design make Boola Bardip an unforgettable location to celebrate your ‘I dos’ whether you’re looking for a dramatic or more intimate affair, and with the renowned Heyder and Shears onsite catering, you’re in for a delicious and delightful night to remember.
Bib & Tucker
Dreaming of a beachside destination wedding? Bib & Tucker is your one-stop-shop for the destination wedding of your dreams without the hassle of travelling. After saying ‘I Do’ in front of Leighton Beach, continue the celebrations at one of WA’s most stunning restaurants. The expert team at Bib and Tucker is available to help you with nitty-gritty stuff like flower arrangements and lighting and they’ll work closely with your suppliers to make sure your special day goes off without a hitch.
For a wedding with the wow factor, you’ll want to make Caversham House part of your plans. Their Hidden Gardens are located on the foreshore of the Swan River and feature perfectly-hedged gardens, breathtaking sandstone steps and balustrades plus colourful flowers that change with the season. Allow your nearest and dearest to watch a fairy tale unfold before their eyes as the sun shines down on the garden staircase.
One visit to Guildhall in Fremantle and you’ll never want to leave, so why not kick off your life of wedded bliss here? The space accommodates 54 to 120 peeps depending on whether you’re keen on a sit down or cocktail reception, and the events team will be on hand to help you plan your perfect day.
Bathers Beach House
Another blissful beachside venue, you can hire out Bathers Beach House’s first floor for a wedding with a killer view. If your guest list is growing by the day, not to worry, this place can accommodate up to 300 folks all upstairs in your private area perfect for watching those orange and pink hues over the ocean every evening as you toast your freshly married bliss.
Outdoor Wedding Venues
If your wedding board on Pinterest is basically hoards of nature wedding pins, then we’ve got news for you. The Somerville auditorium at UWA is where you can get married amidst gorgeous towering pine trees, under a blanket of starry skies. With a capacity of 250 for a sit-down dinner or 375 for cocktail, this venue is perfect for those with huge families and too many friends, plus the gorgeous UWA grounds and Matilda Bay will make the perfect backdrop for your wedding pics.
Cottesloe Civic Centre
A popular one but a goodie, the Cottesloe Civic Centre comprises several spaces suitable for wedding ceremonies and the extremely beautiful gardens suited to cocktail receptions. Good luck choosing between the main lawn stage, secret garden and old tank stand.
Perth City Farm
For anyone wanting to flex their DIY muscles and plan their wedding day from the ground up, Perth City Farm is the perfect venue to do just that. Set against some speccy graphic art, add a few strings of lights to the outdoor area for some epic D-floor action, and in the barn you can string up as many lights and as much greenery as you like from the steel beams. The best bit, you get access to the venue for three days (except a few hours on Saturday morning when the farmers market is on), so there’s no need to be bumping out on the night.
Climb aboard The Raft and get ready to make some floating memories with up to 250 guests on your special day. This beautiful open-air floating event space offers panoramic views of the Perth City skyline, Elizabeth Quay and Kings Park that you can’t find anywhere else. Working with Heyder & Shears, The Raft’s team offers some incredible dining packages so that you’re well-fed on the big day, plus drool-worthy cocktails, craft beers and premium wines—there’s nothing they can’t do.
Matilda Bay Reserve
Another stunning waterfront spot in Perth, the Matilda Bay Reserve can be hired for your big day. There are several sites to choose from, so just pick the one with the best view and you’re good to go.
Small And Budget-Friendly Wedding Venues
The Quarry Amphitheatre
If you’re the kind of person who likes making a grand entrance, The Quarry Amphitheatre is the wedding venue for you. Just 10 kilometres from Perth city, this spot offers up amazing views, manicured lawns and limestone walls and is best suited to warmer weather nuptials. There are a few marquees available for use, but we think a wedding under the stars (and some lanterns) will blow your guests away.
Cleaver Street Studio
Down an unsuspecting street in West Perth lies Cleaver Street Studio, an unassuming bright airy warehouse space brilliant for those looking to weave their own styling magic. Teaming with climbing plants from the high ceilings, the space channels a relaxed earthy intimate vibe with a fully BYO bar space to get the party started.
Kidogo Art Institute
The adorable Kidogo Art Institute, complete with exposed beams, wooden floors and limestone walls, checks all the boxes for a rustic wedding, with the added perk of the beach on its front doorstep. So if you’ve always dreamed of a rustic wedding, but your spouse-to-be is a beach bum, you’ll reach a happy compromise in no time. Who said planning a wedding was hard?
Perth Town Hall
Filled with Victorian gothic charm, the Perth Town Hall is one of Perth’s dreamiest wedding venues. A spot fit for a fairy tale ending, the Perth Town Hall is the venue for you if your guest list is creeping above 200. As an added bonus, Perth Town Hall accepts alpaca ring bearers, because why not?
The Guildford Hotel
One of our favourite places for a Sunday sesh in Perth is also a beautiful wedding venue. Complete with exposed brick walls, plenty of natural light, arched windows and cutesy heritage features, The Guildford Hotel is a wedding venue that dreams are made of. The Vaudeville Room seats up to 100 guests and you can choose from the Guildford Grand Feast or cocktail menus, plus the bar packages feature some great drops and brews.
Go crazy creating the wedding of your dreams at this studio, which has rustic interiors, including white textured walls, polished concrete floors and large sections of exposed brickwork. You have the whole space to yourselves, so whip out that scrapbook ASAP.
Fremantle Town Hall
Built in 1887, the Fremantle Town Hall is the perfect venue for vintage fanatics and those looking for classic old-school charm around Perth. From the atrium to the main room and the upstairs gallery, you’ll be swimming in space (and photo ops), there’s even a grand piano if you’re into that kinda thing.
This charming classic local watering hole is also home to a beautiful rustic heritage-inspired upstairs events area ideal for a low key relaxed wedding day. The private events space feels warm and inviting thanks to its high cathedral ceilings, exposed jarrah beams and exposed brickwork seating surprisingly up to 200 guests meaning all of your favourite people can join in the party and dance the night away.
Rebel Rebel Wedding Chapel
This bright, bold Vegas-inspired glitz fest is magical for those looking to elope or to celebrate with up to 15 of their nearest and very dearest. Set smack bang in the middle of Northbridge surrounded by the very coolest bars and restaurants to kick on the celebration, this heritage-listed building screams fabulous and offers a stack of packages to take all the drama out of your glorious fun-filled day.
Huge fan of Orange Is The New Black? Us too. The good news is that you can take your lock-up obsession to the next level by hosting your wedding at the Fremantle Prison. Be wed in one of the prison’s chapels before making your way to the main cell block for a wedding reception to remember.
Old Tower House
Nestled into a cosy corner of Northbridge lies the newly-renovated (but 120 year old heritage-listed) Old Tower House. Between the airey white walls, light and bright high ceilings and gorgeous character interiors, this beautiful building is ready to be transformed into whatever whimsical and intimate event you’ve been dreaming of. Holding up to 50 guests, this space is ideal for close intimate celebrations that you won’t forget.
Destination And Perth Hills Wedding Venues
Big Love Tiny Chapel
A chapel that can come to you? We love it. Big Love Tiny Chapel is the cutest ever chapel on wheels that can be carted to your dream destination anywhere within the Margs Region. Whether it be a family farm, winery, back garden or anywhere in between, your guests will be enchanted with this gorgeous quaint movable space, and will remember it long after the celebrations end.
There’s nothing more elegant than a sunny garden wedding overlooking the rolling vineyards of the Margaret River region mingling on a beautiful Summer day. Credaro has been around for three generations and has become quite the institution with West Australians not only because of their gorgeous cellar door setting, but also their bold, easy drinking vinos and a knack for hosting a fabulous event.
Darlington Estate Winery
Always dreamed of a vineyard wedding, but not keen on planning the whole shebang down south? Darlington Estate Winery is for you. Packed with rustic appeal the 40-acre vineyard makes for a gorgeous wedding backdrop, no need for an arbour. And don’t even get us started on the outdoor dance floor under the fairy lights.
Old Young’s Distillery
Another new charming spot in the Swan Valley, Old Young’s boasts an incredible culinary adventure using WA’s freshest produce alongside some serious spirits, all tucked amongst the lush greenery of their gardens. Great for weddings big or small, you’ll fall in love with the cosy vibes and picturesque grounds to wander.
Samphire Hotel Rottnest
Escape to Samphire Rottnest Island with up to 300 guests, sans shoes, and feel the sand between your toes as you exchange vows on this coastal destination wedding that’s still close to home. Choose from the Bayside Room, the Beach Club, The Lounge or The Governor’s Room and select a package that’s perfectly tailored to your needs—whatever you choose, you’ll be in for a stunning day of island celebrations.
Green Door Wines
Tucked into rolling green pastures just a short 1.5 hours from Perth, Green Door Wines is rapidly becoming a must-visit amongst locals and tourists alike. This moroccan-inspired little cellar door is sensational for any sort of big or small affair with options to set up on their balcony overlooking hectares of vast vines and fields, or to go full alfresco and drink and dine under the uninterrupted star-lit skies.
CORE Cider House
The lush orchards at CORE Cider House make for a very special wedding no matter the time of year—apple blossoms in spring, golden leaves in Autumn and apples and pears aplenty in Summer. Throw some ciders into the mix and your married life is off to a great start.
Swings and Roundabouts
No cosy weekend trip down south is complete without a vino by the fire at Swings and Roundabouts, so why not seal the deal at this favourite stunning location? With sweeping views of the never-ending lush greenery that Yallingup is adored for along with their celebrated wines and serious kitchen team, they’ll have all the big ticket items covered leaving your day hassle-free and delicious.
Bailey Brewing Co
Bailey Brewing Co’s main goal for their 9.5 acre property in Henley Brook is to bring families together to create amazing memories, and a wedding does both of these things perfectly. Loved up couples looking to celebrate at this picturesque spot in the Swan Valley will be able to choose from three wedding packages that showcase locally-sourced ingredients, the brewery’s very own craft beers, plus flowers and other services from local vendors
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Image Credit: The Raft, The State Buildings, Moana Hall, Shorehouse, Bib and Tucker, Somerville, Renee Ardon-Coppinger, Matilda Bay Reserve, Kidogo Arthouse, Oxford Hotel, Rebel Rebel Wedding Chapel, Big Love Tiny Chapel, Samphire, Core Ciderhouse, Bailey Brewing Co.