Your wedding day should be an unforgettable experience full of happiness, glamour and joy. From exchanging your vows to celebrating your union in style, Melbourne is home to picture-perfect wedding reception venues, made for celebrating your love.

To help kickstart your wedding day plans in Melbourne, here are some of the best wedding and wedding reception venues to choose from. For those looking for a riverfront wedding or celebration, Pearl Riverfront is the ultimate wedding venue destination.

Pearl Riverfront Weddings

At Pearl Riverfront, wedding receptions are our specialty. Take advantage of spectacular Yarra River views, stunning venue options and a variety of packages including our classic package and the ever-popular enchanted package.

Whether it's an intimate affair with a handful of guests or an extravaganza catering, we take iconic and turn it into historic - ensuring absolutely everything is taken care of so you can spend more time enjoying your special day.

Enjoy impeccable service, elegant spaces, exquisite cuisine and attention to detail that creates a truly magical experience. The only limit is your imagination. Still not convinced? Here are just a few of our venue options that can be completely tailored to your special day.

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Studios 2-5

Pearl Riverfront Studios 2 to 5 provide ample space for banquet-style wedding receptions. Combining rooms 2, 3, 4 and 5, the venue setup is centred around the dancefloor and bridal table. When opting for one of our Melbourne wedding packages, you’ll receive a dedicated wedding manager, a 3-course set menu, canapes, drinks, cake slicing, accommodation offers and much more. Plus, packages include Styled Your Way, which includes printed menus, table linen, dressed cake table, crockery, cutlery, boardwalk and riverfront access for photos.

Studios 4-6

For more intimate weddings catering up to 160 guests, studios 4 to 6 serve up plenty of wedding reception venue space, centred around the bridal table and dancefloor. Arrive in style by gondola or speedboat, sit down to a delicious 3-course meal and canapes, take advantage of award-winning audio-visual technology and spend more time celebrating with your nearest and dearest. As with all wedding packages, your wedding manager will help you turn the venue space into the reception of your dreams, ensuring your day is perfect.

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Atrium Rooms

For wedding receptions that offer the most intimacy, Pearl Riverfront’s Atrium rooms have exactly what you’re after. Perfect for smaller receptions that seek a touch of extra elegance and style. Celebrate with fine food, featured lighting and impeccable levels of service while taking advantage of a prime location on the edge of the Yarra River.

Other Notable Melbourne Wedding Venues

Yarra Valley Estate - If a rustic wedding on breathtaking grounds is what you’re after, then Yarra Valley Estate is well worth checking out. Say I do in the breathtaking grounds of the Yarra Valley Estate surrounded by woodland paths, open meadows and the Open-Air Chapel. Enjoy drinks on the outdoor lawn or decking and capture beautiful photos on the 120-acre grounds.

Encore St Kilda - Exchange vows on a terrace overlooking the beauty of St. Kilda Beach at Encore St. Kilda. With flexible venue design layouts, sweeping floor to ceiling windows, a dedicated dance floor and an in-house event coordinator, beachside weddings don’t get better than this. Enjoy bespoke menus and beautiful backdrops before making your way to the beachfront for those all-important photos.

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Pietro Gallus Estate - Vineyards set the scene for the most romantic weddings and Pietro Gallus Estate is no exception. Bring your fairytale day to life surrounded by more than 20-acres of lush Tuscan inspired landscaping while getting wed in an Italian style villa. With a true Mediterranean atmosphere, vineyards, olive groves, kitchen gardens and orchards create the ultimate backdrop for stunning wedding photos, while the Piazza area is ideal for intimate celebrations.

Sir Paz Estate Yarra Valley - Nestled within the fertile soil of the Yarra Valley, Sir Paz Estate offers an impressive and imposing venue for your special day. As one of the highest vineyards in the Yarra Valley, unprecedented views ideal for wedding photos is the cherry on the cake. Take advantage of Greek flare and design, with access to a cellar door and dining area. Relax with your nearest and dearest with fine wines, delicious food and a mesmerising Mediterranean ambience that creates a memorable day.

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Source: Sir Paz Estate Yarra Valley

Witchmount Estate - The final estate that’s ideal for outdoor weddings and receptions is the sprawling Witchmount Estate, located just a 30-minute drive from Melbourne. Celebrate with up to 330 guests in the Barrel Room, or for more intimate gatherings, in the Harvest Room, which caters for up to 80 guests. Landscaped outdoor areas, gazebos and an on-site lake create ample opportunities for dreamy wedding day photos. With the option of ceremony only, reception only, or ceremony & reception, the only limit for a truly rustic wedding amongst the vines is your imagination.

Plan your perfect day with our team

Forget about the stresses of planning the perfect wedding when choosing Pearl Riverfront as your venue. With a wealth of experience and attention to detail, our wedding planning team will work with you for a flawless day that's memorable for all of the right reasons.

With direct access to the Yarra River boardwalk, a selection of stunning rooms in one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings, expert wedding planners to hand and meticulous attention to detail, you’re guaranteed a day that’s memorable for all of the right reasons.
Take the next step by getting in touch or download our wedding brochure for more information and inspiration.